DC9: Another rock venue that excels at DJ nights, DC9 books their live shows early in the evening so that the post-Midnight hours can be dedicated to dancing. Their event with the most enthusiastic following is Taint, a monthly-ish electro queer dance party, coming up next on Saturday, March 21.
Modern: Georgetown tosses off its notorious stuffiness at this sleek, subterranean club, most popular for the raucous Friday night parties soundtracked by old skool hip-hop anthems. Depending on your point-of-view, Modern is one of the most or least "chill" clubs in the District. You may have to deal with inconveniences like door drama, cover fees, and ridiculous lines to get a drink, but you've also got a pretty sure bet at a sweet night of dancing.
Chief Ike's Mambo Room: OK, this party is NOT cool, at least not in the hip, scene-y way. But if you're ready to forget all that and just dance to blaringly loud Top 40 hits while grinding on random strangers and stumbling into the more-than-occasional spilt beer, then Chief Ike's is your destination, any night of the week.