Friday 23June

FLINT & PITCH

19:00-22:00

It’s the LAST REVUE of our 2016/ 17 season!   Featuring – the launch of 404 Ink‘s ‘The F Word’! With Rm HubbertKirsty LoganDaniel PiperRoseanne Reid and Nadine Aisha Jassat. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay & Cameron Foster. It’s the final Revue of the 2016/17 programme from Flint & Pitch, and we’re delighted to have teamed up with the wonderful 404 Ink to co-host their launch party for their new issue, The F Word. Having realised that four of the contributors to The F Word were to be on our stage that evening (Kirsty Logan, Jenny Lindsay, Cameron Foster and Nadine Aisha Jassat), it made sense to join forces with this unstoppable newcomer to the Scottish publishing scene. So come along to see a brilliant Revue, as well as pick up yer copy of The F Word!  TICKETS

£6
Friday 23June

HOTLINE

23:00 - 03:00

HOTLINE, run by girls, for everyone and anyone, where you can freely dance however the hell you want.  This month Hotline brings you an all girl DJ special, showcasing the talented Emily and Julia from Miss World, Anikonik (Electrikal Sound System) and the Ride gals.  Expect everything from disco to dancehall, house to hip hop, and of course lots of RNB.   The night aims to be inclusive to everyone and anyone, LGBTQ+ friendly.

 

£3 b4 12 / £5 after
Saturday 24June

BIG N BASHY

23:00-03:00

 

Last Big n Bashy for 3 months this Saturday… and it’s an all vinyl special!  Big n Bashy – All Vinyl Special pt2.  DJs Inside: Skillis, Deburgh, Brother Most Righteous.  Reggae, Garage, Grime, Dubstep.

£3 before 12 / £5
Tuesday 27June

WORKSHOP: BIG DRUMS

19.15-21.45

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Weekly Big Drums sessions throughout May and June at the Bongo Club. Exploring the basics of hand-to-hand drumming, running rhythms, middle-eastern/North African rhythms, trance rhythms, odd time signatures, hand independence and general rhythmic principles. We’ll be playing a number of large custom built drums, in unison, with sticks, with several people playing each drum. Everything required will be provided (aside from ear protection – not essential but recommended).

£10/weekly 2 hour session, £70 upfront for all 9 weeks
Wednesday 28June

WORKSHOP: BIG DRUMS

14.45-17.15

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Weekly Big Drums sessions throughout May and June at the Bongo Club.  Exploring the basics of hand-to-hand drumming, running rhythms, middle-eastern/North African rhythms, trance rhythms, odd time signatures, hand independence and general rhythmic principles. We’ll be playing a number of large custom built drums, in unison, with sticks, with several people playing each drum. Everything required will be provided (aside from ear protection – not essential but recommended).

£8/weekly 2 hour session, £60 upfront for all 9 weeks
Friday 30June

INTERROBANG: WE ARE WATCHING?!

19:00-22:00

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…

£5 (adv) / £6 (on the door)
Friday 30June

HEADSET

23:00-03:00

Room 1: Garage / Techno / House (with Beneath & Parris).

Room 2: Old School Hip Hop

tbc

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