Boston-area nightlife

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Nightlife in and around Boston:

DJ PREMIER VS. PETE ROCK: BATTLE OF CHAMPIONS Reap the musical benefits when trackmaster Premier and rapper/DJ/producer Rock duke it out. The night features Retrospek, Joey B & Tygastyle, J. Jordan The Architect, CFP the Band, and Choppa Dunks. July 18, 8 p.m. $30. Middle East Downstairs, 472-480 Mass. Ave., Cambridge. 617-864-3278,

JEFFREY TONNESEN Producer/DJ Tonnesen is at home spinning mixes for international fashion runways as he is working the turntables at a dance club. He’s in town for the latter, so put on your dancing shoes. July 20, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $20, $15 advance. 21+. The Estate, 1 Boylston Place, Boston. 617-351-7000,

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