23:00-03:00 £3 before 12 / £5
19:00-22:00 £5 (adv) / £6 (on the door)
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…
Room 1: Garage / Techno / House (with Beneath & Parris).
Room 2: Old School Hip Hop
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
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 £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: TBC
19:00-22:00 £10 (adv) / £15 (door)
Polish legend of punk/ska music Ga-Ga Zielone Zabki has their 30th anniversary! They’re going to perform a number of gigs across Poland and UK – each will be different! They’re preparing a special set for Edinburgh – you can expect a lot of iconic songs from 80s and 90s! Amazing dose of really explosive punk rock made in Poland! CZAPA have been peddling their Bad Brains/Skindred/Gentleman influenced ska/reggae around the UK since 2012 including a guest appearance at the London Scala. Vocalist Daniel Czapski is joined by guitarist Marecki, drummer Maciej Magic (Sons of Kal El/Red Cow Down), bassist Taff Williams & David on sax. Their first EP is due out in June. To add more snazzy atmosphere to our event we invited an Edinburgh based group of djembe drummers! They will fill gaps between the other two live sets with awesome music for you. TICKETS. FACEBOOK.