For Flaunt’s 11th birthday party on Thursday, the crew at Respectables will have a few new additions in store as well as some old favorites. Expect to hear surprise guest DJs from Flaunt’s past spinning tracks, and keep your eye out for the good
Miami duo the State Of will grace the stage with piano-infused indie pop tunes. Isildak said, “The State Of is one of [Respectables building owner] Rodney [Mayo’s] favorite Florida bands, but they had been on hiatus for years and years. About a year ago they started playing together, but we hadn’t gotten them to play yet so we thought this was the perfect time to have them play.”
If you really want to boast about your Respectables love, you can don a limited-edition T-shirt, which will be available Thursday night.
With many clubs on Clematis Street closing and reopening over the years,
“You know what to expect, but in a good way,” he says. “The music is always changing. We’re always bringing in new bands and new music, but the vibe stays the same because we all want the same thing.”