Saturday 15December

SOULSVILLE: SOUL JAM

23:00-03:00

Having spent the best part of 8 years laying both sides of the cowgate low to a collective of rhythms, this month Soulsville and Soul Jam combine for a December session of fine melodies and carefully curated grooves. Soulful Disco – Modern Soul – Boogie – Worldly Flavours.  Salud. FACEBOOK

£3 (adv) / £3 b4 12 / £6 after
Sunday 16December

CAROUSE: DEMUJA

23:00-03:00

For the second instalment in the Carouse Sunday series, we present to you… Demuja (Nervous RecordsFreerange Records, MUJA).  Operating out of Mozart’s hometown Salzburg, ex-drummer and breakdancer turned beat-maker Demuja is slowly but surely rising as a name to watch in the house scene and extended club horizon. We are inviting him down to Bongo Club to make his Edinburgh debut!  After playing in cities like New York, Paris and Berlin in 2009, Demuja took his turn in the production game. Influenced by the likes of Kerri Chandler, Motor City Drum Ensemble and BICEP, Demuja quickly discovered his releases on reputable labels such as Freerange Records, Traxx Underground, Nervous Records, 124 Recordings and Shadow Child’s Food Music brought about a lot of attention…the good kind. With both his DJ and producing career on the rise Demuja in 2016 launched his very own label, MUJA. With 3 EPs already under its belt and the first vinyl-release ‘Mary Janes Theory’ an instant sell out, “Demujas Disco Cuts” followed the same path. Most recently, 2018 saw him release Hidden Paradise and more recently Classic Warrior, both receiving fantastic reception and setting Demuja on a fast track to being one of Houses biggest stars.  Support on the night will come from Carouse Residents Vigile and Ali. TICKETS available via residentadvisor.net

£5 / £7.50 / £8
Tuesday 18December

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00-05:00

This will be the last Midnight Bass of 2018 at The Bongo Club!  It’s gonna be a massive party with 2 rooms of music running all the way to 5am to keep you dancing. DNB & JUNGLE ALL NIGHT LONG. FULL LINEUP: Liquid Funktion, Erin 404, Metropolis Scotland, Fabian (Midnight Bass) + more tba. UPSTAIRS: JungleFunk (Funk, Disco, Afrobeat) with Calum Archibald, Ez Gz (Samedia Shebeen), Artiisan DJs, Jason Takavarasha. 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 21December

SKIN TIGHT: BONGO CHRISTMAS BASH

23:00-05:00

It’s the return of this irregular party brought to you by the crews behind Headset and Soul Jam (Sneaky Pete’s).

£6 / £5 b4 12
Saturday 22December

MESSENGER

23:00-05:00

Original roots advertiser and cusom built sound system since 1987. Conscious Reggae Muzik / Dubwize.  Room 2: Sound System Legacies with DJ Skillis and crew.  FACEBOOK

£5 b4 12 and £7 after / £6 all night (students)
Friday 28December

SOUND SYSTEM LEGACIES XXL

23:00-05:00

It’s another breakout, irregular session from the Sound System Legacies crew, resident monthly at Messenger (upstairs in Room 2). 2 ROOMS OF SOUND SYSTEM MUSIC & CULTURE. 5AM LICENCE CONFIRMED. JUNGLE / DUBSTEP / DUB / REGGAE / ROOTS / DANCEHALL FROM DJs VIVEK, GROOVE CHRONICLES, ISHAN SOUND, ELECTRIKAL SOUND,
SKILLIS, HOMETOWN SOUND (DJ SET), RIDDIM TUFFA, MESSENGER YOUTH, BROTHER MOST RIGHTEOUS, STEADFAST SYLVATICA, MCs: DEGO RANKING, UNO, ISTA LION, MORE ACTS TBA.

£10 / £12.50 / £15
Saturday 29December

MUMBO JUMBO + THE GOGO

23:00-05:00

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 it’s The GO-GO, with DJ ‘Tall’ Paul Robinson and friends playing gassy and groovy 60s Pop and Beat, Mod Tunes, Soul, Rock N Roll, Garage, and Ye-Ye…  Two clubs for the price of one?! You bet!

£3 B4 12 / £7 after / £5 (concessions)

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Sunil Sharpe makes his Edinburgh debut for Overground x Pulse this Friday 7th December

Sunil Sharpe makes his Edinburgh debut for Overground x Pulse this Friday 7th December
He’s been kicking around the Irish techno scene for a good while but has been touring internationally more and more of late, so it’s an exciting booking for the Bongo and should be a great night for techno fans.

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