Nightlife

Culture

The ravers on a mission to save Dublin’s dying dance party scene

The city's nightlife is being crippled by development hell and skyrocketing rents, but young Dubliners aren't giving up without a fight.
Izzy Copestake
5.17.22
Photography

Photographs of 80s nightlife at the height of acid house

Dave Swindells new book celebrates a pre-smartphone era of carefree hedonism during the "second summer of love".
Roisin Lanigan
5.12.22
Photography

Photographs of Napoli's burgeoning ballroom scene

For a city with famously queer roots, the community is a space for young Italians to unite and express their individuality.
Lina Giselle Murillo Martinez
3.31.22
Photography

Photographing New York's wild alternative punk shows and raves

Destiny Mata's 'The Way We Were' captures a decade of anarchy in Latino, Black and Asian punk circles.
Miss Rosen
3.7.22
Photography

These photos find humanity in the dark underbelly of 70s Tokyo

Street photographer Seiji Kurata became famous for his after-hours portraits of Japanese gangsters, cabaret dancers and nightclub hostesses.
Emma Russell
2.3.22
Photography

A wild ride through a 70s New York sex club

Photographer Donna Ferrato takes us back 40 years to the explicit scenes of Plato’s Retreat, an infamous Upper West Side haunt.
Miss Rosen
1.31.22
Music

Inside Lagos's emerging, inclusive rave scene

Following the End SARS movement, youth in Lagos are finding freedom, community and love at underground dance parties.
Nelson C.J.
1.24.22
Photography

The best nightlife photography series we ran this year

Here's 12 stories we published in 2021 that shouldn't be missed.
i-D Staff
12.31.21
Music

Celebrating the forgotten home of UK rave culture

In the 90s, Milton Keynes was a nightlife destination and Sanctuary was the club at its heart. A new exhibition explores the unlikely rave hub.
Frankie Dunn
12.17.21
Photography

Remembering New York's legendary 70s club Paradise Garage

Over ten years, Paradise Garage changed clubbing and LGBTQ nightlife forever.
Miss Rosen
12.16.21
Photography

Photos capturing the queer joy of Northern England in the 90s

From Leeds to Liverpool, Manchester to York, Stuart Linden Rhodes' pictures are testaments of a golden era of gay clubbing.
Ryan Cahill
11.24.21
i-D x BLACKTAG

Meet Everyday People, the conscious party collective celebrating Black joy

The team behind New York's favorite day party speaks on going global and embracing the philosophy of mutual aid.
Ashley Tyner
10.29.21
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