Substance returns to celebrate a decade of giving the capital the best house/techno/electro parties. DJ Stingray is one of the most legendary of Detroit’s techno fraternity and guaranteed to make you move! John Heckle brings his tremendous Head Front Panel live show in support. There’s also the world premiere of the Remodulate live show (Gavin Richardson and Patrick Walker) plus a bonus Italo Disco set upstairs.
Edinburgh’s original roots & dub reggae lion (est. ‘87), Messenger Sound System closes our month of 20th Anniversary celebrations with the legendary Jah Shaka, World Number One Sound System operator and inspirator. A true giant of the scene, Shaka was a special feature at the original Bongo Club in New Street back in the late Nineties, but this will be the first time he has graced the Messenger Sound System in more than ten years.
Loco Kamanchi is back on weekly Wednesdays, bringing you the best in Bass over Rooms 1 and House & Techno in Room 2. Featuring various guest acts over the weeks alongside a strong local and student DJs. Room 1: GARAGE – GRIME – BASSLINE – DNB – JUNGLE. Room 2: HOUSE & TECHNO
FREAK Circus are back with another spectacular spoken word showcase featuring sixteen of Britain’s finest performance poets and storytellers. The awe-inspiring 2016 line-up includes Scottish Slam Champion, Iona Lee, plus Marianne MacRae, Amanda Barker and Belfast’s Own Elizabeth McGeown; not to mention FREAK Circus regulars Alec Beattie, Rebecca Monks, Suky Goodfellow and McCleary & Blair. There’s also music from Edinburgh’s favourite chanteuse, Miss Annabell Sings, and the evening is hosted, as usual, by your favourite freaks, Emily Elver & Max Scratchmann. Oh, and did we mention that it’s also the launch of issue #4 of FREAK Circus literary magazine?
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