Friday 22March

ELECTRIKAL: WALL OF BASS + HOT SAUCE BASHMENT & DANCEHALL CARNIVAL

23:00-03:00

Electrikal are back for their earth shaking series ‘WALL OF BASS’ at The Bongo Club – with the additional bonus of the Dancehall Carnival upstairs!  For this event they 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.  Downstairs (Wall of Bass): Drum & Bass / Garage / Bassline / UK Bass from Electrikal  Sound, Metragnome, Master of Bassline.  Powered by a full Danley DBH218 stack for the first time ever!!  Upstairs: Get ready to sweat it out to the hottest Dancehall & Bashment in Edinburgh – bringing you the wildest bashment & reggaeton vibes. Lineup: DJ Yemster, LuckyBabe, Ziggy Gee. BASHMENT / DANCEHALL / SOCA / REGGAETON / REGGAE / DUB.Dancers, Bruk it down competition. Powered by the Electrikal Sound System

 

£5 (GL up) / £6 (GL down) // £8 (door)
Saturday 23March

DOUNE THE RABBIT HOLE WARMUP: THE COSMIC DEAD + OTHER LANDS + KAPIL SESHASAYEE + DR VZX MOIST (LIVE)

19:00-22:00

Decagram are delighted to present a very special Warm Up show for their friends Doune The Rabbit Hole festival in their 10th Anniversary Year! They’re pretty excited about this one, not least because The Cosmic Dead, one of Scotland’s most visceral sonic phenomena and Doune festival’s strongest supporters over the years, are playing their first unadulterated Edinburgh show with their ‘obliterating’ new line-up, on one of the city’s best soundsystems!!  TICKETS

£7 (adv) / £10 (door)
Saturday 23March

MUMBO JUMBO + LUCKY 7 SKA N REGGAE CLUB

23:00-03:00

Mumbo Jumbo mixes it up a whole heap.  Resident DJs Trendy Wendy, Steve Austin and Eva Crystaltips play everything from disco, funk and soul to electro and house: Saturday night party music all night long.  But Mumbo is very much a LIVE dance party, as ‘Bongo’ David Bernard gets busy on the live percussion alongside Erb & Ting (alias Al Roberts and Groove Armada’s MC MAD), also jamming live (guitar & vox). AND upstairs LUCKY 7 Ska n Reggae Club is back at the Bongo! In their own words: ‘Special guest is Sweet Reggae & Rocksteady Selector NEM (Kelburn etc). Also expect the odd touch of dancehall and diggable dub on the earlier side.  We are also honoured by as always with DJ Baz (Dr No’s) with the vintage Ska and Skinhead Reggae.  Plus Tall Paul (The GO-GO) filling the gaps with 2-Tone, more snappy skankin ska tunes, and a splash of Calypso.  Do yourself and everyone else a favour by getting along before midnight as its only £3 ’til then.’  Two clubs for the price of one?! You bet!

£3 B4 12 / £7 after / £5 (concessions)
Tuesday 26March

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00-03:00

BIG basslines and SMALL prices form the ethos behind this weekly Tuesday night: DRUM & BASS, JUNGLE, BASSLINE, GRIME, BASS, GARAGE.  MULTI-GENRE GUESTS IN ROOM 2 EVERY WEEK. DRINKS DEALS: £1 shots; £1.50 tequila; £2 spirit mixers (rum, vodka, gin); £2.50 Red Stripe (500ml can). FACEBOOK

£4 b4 12 / £5 / £1 off with name on FB wall
Friday 29March

OVERGROUND x SUBSTANCE: GESLOTEN CIRKEL (LIVE)

23:00-03:00

After literally years of independently tracking one the most elusive and sought after artists of our world, with apparent dead ends aplenty, we’ve finally got our man and bring Gesloten Cirkel to The Bongo for a debut appearance in the Capital.  The full live show has only graced select dance floors and is the sonic attack we’d always hoped for, fusing those untouchable underground anthems with live hardware experimentation, twisting acid, techno and electro into brave new forms.  Strap yourself in, this is going to be wild.

£7 (sold out) / £8 (sold out) / £10
Saturday 30March

ESTRONS (LIVE)

19:00-22:00

PCL Presents
ESTRONS
+ Support

£11 (adv)
Saturday 30March

HOTLINE (2ND BIRTHDAY): GARDEN OF EDEN PARTY (OPTIONAL FANCY DRESS)

23:00-03:00

TAAHLIAH is an artist, activist and DJ based in Glasgow. They are influenced heavily by experimental DJs and boundary pushing producers. Playing mostly experimental pop, hip- hop and electronic music. Their range can go from synthesised hyper-femme pop to extremely dark bass driven electronic work. They attempt to play mainly queer and womxn artists as well as artists of colour.  LISALööF is a DJ, producer and promoter. After she had a very successful 2018 with the growing success of her night Moonlight., release of her EP Happy Valley and supporting acts such as Nightwave, IDA and rRoxymore, Hotline is excited to welcome her back for the third time and her first Hotline of 2019. Newcomer Nadia Summer is a DJ from Glasgow who mixes effortlessly across genres. Hotline is happy to welcome her back after her successful set at their last party.  Give her recent appearance on Subcity Radio a listen here. FULL LINE UP: ROOM ONE: TAAHLIAH:  Soundcloud, NADIA SUMMER, JANA + JULIA (Hotline). ROOM TWO: LISALööF: Soundcloud, MARNIE D, ROWAN (Overground) FACEBOOK

£3 b4 12 / £5

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