Friday 27November



After two stand out shows with Rodhad and DVS1 earlier this year, Pulse and Substance once again join forces to bring Blawan to Edinburgh, with support from Gavin Richardson and Darrell Harding.

£10 (early bird) / £12.50 (adv) / MOTD
Saturday 28November



Roots reggae rocking – foundation tune, fresh dubs, vibes alive, rockers, steppers, rub-a-dub.  Scotland’s original [and biggest] roots and culture rasta reggae sound system, Messenger has been spreading the word on their own custom built bass-heavy rig since 1987, with a flame burning brighter than ever today.


£7 / £6 before 12
Sunday 29November



Rock & Roll Ping Pong with DJ Ding & DJ Dong – a free, monthly Sunday-night social with balls on! There’s always fine beers and fine company, with free-play, silly ping pong games, and music from every genre to play along to courtesy of in-house soundtrackmeisters DJs Ding & Dong. Also, for those with a wee bit of a competitive instinct, there’s an optional, strictly amateur tournament [£1 to enter, winner takes all!] Rock & Roll Ping Pong takes place on the last Sunday of each month.


Tuesday 01December

I LOVE HIP HOP - every Tuesday


It’s at The Bongo Club every Tuesday – for those who want to celebrate the hip hop classics, but just as importantly the brand new!  With resident DJ Nasty P and friends…

Tracks ranging from Big Daddy Kane, Odd Future, Slick Rick, Wiz Khalifa, Biggy, Wu Tang, Cool Kids, Lil Wayne, Mack Maine, Outkast, Biz Markie, J Dilla, Rick Ross, Styles P, The Dream, Kool G Rap, Kanye, Gangstarr, Clipse, Evidence, Big L, Strong Arm Steady ….

Live performances, guest DJs & more.



Wednesday 02December

LOCO KAMANCHI - every Wednesday


Soul, funk, hip hop, jazz, reggae, latin, african, ska, disco, house, breaks, soundtracks… some of the genres you will hear at Loco Kamanchi, a new musical journey guided by our talented DJ collective and your host for the night, MC MAD (Groove Armada), accompanying our spin-doctors with lyrical hype and soulful bars.  Loco Kamanchi makes Wednesdays the new Fridays, with a rich tapestry of global dance music, drinks prices that won’t burn a hole in your wallet and nights out you’ll be talking about for months to come.

£5 / £4 (guest-list)
Thursday 03December

HULLABALOO - every Thursday


Hullabaloo (Main Room Live Mix): 04/15 by The Bongo Club on Mixcloud

Hullabaloo – an underground party uproar – your one-stop non-stop Thursday night commotion!

Join resident DJs Trendy Wendy & Steve Austin [Mumbo Jumbo] plus Eva Crystal Tips & Reuben Lowe mashing up soul, disco, funk, hip hop, break beats and more, every Thursday, 11-3am.


£3 (£2 students/concessions)
Friday 04December



Manchester’s finest Dub Phizix & MC Strategy (Broke’n’£nglish) will be joining us this December for an end of year Drum & Bass blow-out.   These two Mancunian legends have been have been absolutely murkin’ events the length and breadth of the country, with releases such as “Marka” and “Buffalo Charge” being caned by DJs all over.  In support will be Junglism’s very own Anikonik and our boy DJ Era on a b2b spesh with some of the finest Footwork, Jungle and Drum & Bass cuts going.  In the second room we will be joined by the Roots family who will be taking us through the whole spectrum of Drum & Bass music all night..

£8 (adv) / £10 (door)


UK techno star Blawan returns for Substance x Pulse, Fri 27th Nov

UK techno star Blawan returns for Substance x Pulse, Fri 27th Nov
We’re very excited that UK techno producer Blawan is returning to the Bongo on Friday 27th November with a DJ set for the Substance x Pulse head-to-head.....

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