INTERROBANG?! are pleased to return to The Bongo Club with a very special show supporting Scottish PEN’s Surveillance campaign. Support free expression and have a great night out with the winners of the 2017 Saboteur Award for Best Regular Spoken Word Night. Beth, Ricky and Jacques are delighted to be joined by Edinburgh Makar CHRISTINE DE LUCA, co-founder of Open Book and The Belonging Project, MARJORIE LOTFI GILL, writer, reviewer, and Lunchtime Poetry maven, LAURA WADDELL, and consummate poet and performer COLIN MCGUIRE, as well as the atmospheric pop and dark ambient glo-fi of SUPER INUIT. Come along – because we’ll know if you’re not there…
Last Headset at The Bongo Club for 3 months while it closes for the summer break…
Room 1: Garage / Techno / House with Ariose (Traum Schallplatten) live set, Dcln (Lezure / Juice), Skillis (Headset / Big n Bashy), Joe Highet (Wicked Discourse). Room 2: Old School Hip Hop with Ritchie Ruftone (DMC World DJ Championships Winner).
Est. 2010, this is Edinburgh’s institutional shot of Deep Rhythms and Rugged Grooves. Residents Cameron Mason and Calum Evans will be spinning the finest cuts of Deep Funk, Latin Rhythms and Rare Groove into the early hours from 11pm -3am. Strictly party vibes. Main Room: Deep Funk // Latin Rhythms // Rugged Blues // Rare Groove. Facebook Page
Substance resident Velocity Funk meets long time associates and (illegal) party starters par excellence, Main Ingredient, for a night of Chicago, Detroit, New York and more. Recognised by the authoritative Resident Advisor to be “one of Edinburgh’s most important outposts for house, techno and bass”, Substance brings a wide ranging collage of classic and cutting edge underground electronic music to the Bongo.
Messenger Edinburgh returns on Saturday 8th July with another Roots/Dub Muzikal Showdown, featuring, for the first time north of the border, the great Roots Youths DJ Kullar (Roots Youths Records), also host of the world famous DUB LIFE SHOW. Also roping in for the occasion MC Afrikan Simba, with the lyrical touch to keep you rocking from dusk til dawn… Run, come, catch the vibes.
Mumbo Jumbo is a melting pot of classic dance music: soul, funk, disco, hip hop, house and electronic beats are all dropped in the mix, courtesy of resident DJs Trendy Wendy and Steve Austin, while stalwart percussionist Bongo Dave energises the sound with his live conga workouts for a more vibrant experience on the ‘floor. Mumbo Jumbo joins-the-dots between all the evergreen dance sounds, lacing the lot with liberal helpings of cracking vocals, to ensure you get your groove on. This is Saturday night party music at its best! Upstairs tonight: TBC
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