23:00 - 03:00 £3 GL (write your name on FB wall) / £3 b4 12 / £4 adv / £5
Edinburgh’s pioneers of the freestyle playlist, Hobbes & Erik d’Viking (TrouBle DJs, Devil Disco Club, Wonky), are back for one night only, launching the latest 12″ on the Hobbes Music label by brand new act DALI, alongside Jacksonville (LIVE). Jacksonville brings his firing, live machine funk grooves (crossover soul/house/techno), Hobbes & Erik d’Viking play acid house, hi tech soul, cyber disco, machine funk, global rhythms and rare grooves. DALI has had DJ support/plays already from the likes of Ben UFO, Auntie Flo, John Heckle, Bill Brewster, Tom Findlay/Groove Armada, Bawrut, Ben Mono, Domenic Capello (Sub Club), The Revenge, Sean Johnston, Yogi Haughton and Mixmag, among others…
23:00-03:00 £4 b4 12 / £5 after
Reggae, Grime, Garage & Dubstep selections all night from the Big n Bashy crew on the Bongo’s floor-shaking sound system. Get down early for Brother’s Reggae Session. DJs Inside: Skillis, Deburgh, Brother Most Righteous.
23:00 - 03:00 £4 (adv) / £5 (door)
From Disco to Techno via Underground House. Diskopolis celebrate 10 years of forward thinking parties by welcoming one of the hottest young talents to emerge from these shores in Hide / Sub Club resident Junior G.
23:00-03:00 £1 before 12 / £5
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
Substance welcomes London techno legend Jerome Hill, who runs the labels Don’t Recordings, Super Rhythm Trax, Hornsey Hardcore and Fat Hop, presents a weekly radio show on London’s Kool FM and also DJs week in, week out around the globe. Living and breathing the music, his sets veering playfully between educational and hedonistic! 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.
23:00-03:00 £6 b4 12 / £7 after
Edinburgh’s original roots and dub reggae lion (established ’87), the Messenger Sound System keeps the fires burning for all lovers of proper roots reggae music and rasta culture.
23:00 - 03:00 £2 DL / £3 b4 12 / £5 // 2 for 1 for groups of 5
Ritual returns with another midweek night of the best disco, deep and soulful house music.
23:00 - 03:00 £8 / £5 (with name on FB wall)
Electrikal are back for round four of our sell out series ‘WALL OF BASS’ at The Bongo Club. For this event we move the DJ booth on to the dance floor and will be cramming in as much sound system as possible to create one massive wall of sound. ** Place your name on the Facebook wall for £5 guest list entry! GARAGE / UKBASS / BASSLINE / GRIME / DRUM AND BASS / JUNGLE / REGGAE / DUB
23:00-03:00 £3 b4 12 / £5 (concs) / £7
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: Babes. Facebook.
23:00 - 03:00 £8 (adv ) / £10 (door)
23:00-03:00 £3 before 12 / £5
Sound system music all night long with the Big n Bashy residents: Reggae / Garage / Grime / Dubstep. Get down early for Brother’s Reggae Session. DJs Inside: Skillis, Deburgh, Brother Most Righteous.
19:00-22:00 £12 + BF / MOTD
Having marked their return with infectious new single ‘Heart Starts Beating’, COASTS will embark on a six-date UK tour this summer. Cementing themselves as one of the most exciting acts on the scene and picking up support from the likes of BBC Radio 1, The Guardian and DIY Magazine, COASTS will bring their internationally acclaimed set to a handful of the intimate venues where the band first cut their teeth, culminating in a massive night at London’s Kentish Town Forum on 5th June.
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