What began with a couple of dudes playing their favorite sad songs on a laptop in a dark corner of Brick & Mortar has evolved into a full-on Thing. Joining the ranks of cities like Brooklyn and LA, we now have an Emo Night to call our own. Held monthly at the Sinclair, Emo Night is hosted by DJs Luke O’Neil and Texas Mike, who mix ’90s classics (think: American Football, the Promise Ring) with early-aughts pop-punk (New Found Glory, Fall Out Boy) and more. The Aug. 4 edition will have two live bands playing covers, and recent installments have featured booze sponsors, photo booths, giveaways and a collaborative Spotify playlist that allows attendees to add requests. This scene’s not dead, just sad—and loving it.