Events

Saturday 18 January

MESSENGER SOUND SYSTEM

23:00-03:00 £5 b4 12 and £7 after / £6 all night (students)

Originally established way back in 1987 (!), Messenger, the original roots advertiser, consistently programmes the heights of conscious reggae music, dub-wise and otherwise!  Upstairs: Sound System Legacies explores the legacy of dub / reggae / roots music and sound system culture on more contemporary club / dance music styles such as dubstep, jungle, d n b, garage etc, featuring DJ Skillis plus guests…  Look out for some of the mighty Messenger Sound System in here as well!  2 Floors of music – Don’t miss!  Powered by Messenger Sound System.  FACEBOOK

Tuesday 21 January

MIDNIGHT BASS: JACOB TRAF

23:00-03:00 £4 b4 12 / £5 / £1 off with name on FB wall

Scotland’s dedicated weekly drum n bass night.  DRUM & BASS,
JUNGLE, BASSLINE, GRIME, BASS, GARAGE. Multi-genre guests in Room 2.  DRINK DEALS: £1 shots, £1.50 tequila, £2 spirit mixers (rum, vodka, gin), £2.50 Red Stripe (500ml can).  FACEBOOK

Friday 24 January

ELECTRIKAL: SERIAL KILLAZ & T>I

23:00-03:00 £10 (sold out) / £12 / £14

For their first club date of 2020, Electrikal have invited the legendary duo Serial Killaz and one of their favourite new producers on the scene T>I (Souped Up, Critical) to take over the decks at the Bongo.  ** NAME ON THE WALL FOR A CHANCE TO WIN X4 TICKETS TO THIS AND A £50 BAR TAB at BONGO ** Serial Killaz: Jungle’s very own Trojan horse; every kilo of their success can be put down to their well-chiselled sound: At a time when artists seem to be trying every genre under the sun, Tera and Vital Elements have stuck rigidly to their dub pistols amassing respect from all corners of the scene… T>I: Heavy, funky, warm and moody, the T>I sound rumbles, rolls and steps sharply into the future… A DJ long before he was a producer, whenever T>I performs we guarantee that all crews, all corners, all fans and all flavours will enjoy total integration and we mean total. TICKETS

Saturday 25 January

MUMBO JUMBO + LUCKY 7 SKA & REGGAE CLUB

23:00-03:00 £3 B4 12 / £7 after / £5 (concessions)

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: Mari Pots n Pans gets busy on the live percussion and fellow new recruits Erb & Ting (alias Al Roberts and Groove Armada’s MC MAD) also get jamming on guitar & vox. FACEBOOK AND upstairs it’s the LUCKY 7 SKA N REGGAE CLUB, with Tall Paul (The GoGo) and friends playing vintage ska, early reggae, calypso, 2-Tone, & Jamaican Sounds!  FACEBOOK Two clubs for the price of one?! You bet!

Tuesday 28 January

MIDNIGHT BASS: MASTER OF BASSLINE

23:00-03:00 £4 b4 12 / £5 / £1 off with name on FB wall

Scotland’s dedicated weekly drum n bass night.  DRUM & BASS,
JUNGLE, BASSLINE, GRIME, BASS, GARAGE. Multi-genre guests in Room 2.  DRINK DEALS: £1 shots, £1.50 tequila, £2 spirit mixers (rum, vodka, gin), £2.50 Red Stripe (500ml can).  FACEBOOK

Wednesday 29 January

23 DEGREES: VOLTAGE & INJA + SKILLIS

23:00-03:00 £4 (early bird) / £6 (adv) / £8.50 (standard)

23 Degrees returns to the Bongo following a monumental few UKG shows with Wookie, and Decoy. This time they’re going back to their bread and butter with a drum & bass takeover. They’re joined by two of the most prolific and adored artists within the scene, Voltage & Inja. This midweek rinse out is the one for all the bass heads.  Badman Skillis in support. FACEBOOK // TICKETS

 

Thursday 30 January

HOMETOWN SOUND SYSTEM: THURSDAY DUB CLUB #4

23:00-03:00 £5

It’s time for another vibes session – the Hometown posse are back in the capital for the fourth instalment of TDC Edinburgh. This time with two stacks of sound system and 6 scoop bins for extra bass pressure, and enough rub a dub and dancehall to keep your waist moving all night long.  Reggae – Rub a Dub – Dancehall – Roots.  FACEBOOK

Friday 31 January

SSL XL: SICARIA SOUND & RIZ LA TEEF

23:00-03:00 £5 / £7 / £9

After the massive dance with Commodo, Spooky & K-Lone SSL have another 140 Special coming your way!  Sicaria Sound & RIZ LA TEEF in the building.  As ever, the sound is provided by the full Messenger Sound System across 2 floors.  Limited £5 tickets here 👉 http://bit.ly/SSLXL-SicariaSoundFACEBOOK Past guests include Commodo, Vivek, Om Unit, Sully, Slimzee, Spooky, Ishan Sound, Foamplate, Tubby, Noodles, K-Lone, Facta, Proc Fiskal, Uno MC, Onyx Stone, Dego Ranking, Riddim Tuffa, Mother, Electrikal Sound, Messenger Youth, G-Mac, The General, DJ Crud, Deburgh, Delahunt & Frost

Saturday 01 February

HOBBES MUSIC PRESENTS 'JAM THE BOX': JACKSONVILLE (LIVE / 12" VINYL EP LAUNCH), GAMING (LIVE AV), HOBBES B2B ANDREW INGRAM (TABERNACLE), RENATA (ROSSZ), DALI (12")

23:00-03:00 £3 (Advance Tix OR Guest List b4 12) // £5 b4 12 // £7 after 12

Following October’s firing 6th Birthday party, Hobbes Music is back with another line-up from the record label’s past, present and future, old friends and new champions.  the line-up includes TWO techno acts playing LIVE (one AV) and TWO DJs…  Whoop!  ROOM 1 (Techno/Electro/Breaks/Bass/Acid/House): JACKSONVILLE (LIVE Techno/House/Electro – full hardware set), ANDREW INGRAM (Tabernacle) B2B HOBBES (DJ), DALI (12″ appearance only ;).  ROOM 2 (IDM/Synthwave/Machine Funk/Space Grooves/Abstract/Cerebral):  GAMING (LIVE IDM – full hardware set w/live drummer & visuals), RENATA.  Supporters of HM include: Nina Kraviz, Levon Vincent, Laurent Garnier, Ben UFO, Avalon Emerson, Erol Alkan, DFA, Bawrut, Prins Thomas, Groove Armada, Bill Brewster, The Revenge, Horse Meat Disco, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Auntie Flo, Tim Sweeney/Beats In Space, JD Twitch/Optimo, Daniel Avery, Greg Wilson, Ashley Beedle, Andrew Weatherall, DJ Deep, Sean Johnston, nd Baumecker, Red Rack Em, Cedric Woo, John Heckle, Justin Robertson and many more…  For Guest List: Hit ‘Going’ (not ‘interested’) on the Facebook Event. TAG all names to be added – in order to tag, make sure they have also hit ‘going’. Untagged names will not be added.  NB The guest list is only valid until midnight.

Tuesday 04 February

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00-03:00 £4 b4 12 / £5 / £1 off with name on FB wall

Scotland’s dedicated weekly drum n bass night.  DRUM & BASS,
JUNGLE, BASSLINE, GRIME, BASS, GARAGE. Multi-genre guests in Room 2.  DRINK DEALS: £1 shots, £1.50 tequila, £2 spirit mixers (rum, vodka, gin), £2.50 Red Stripe (500ml can).  FACEBOOK

Wednesday 05 February

SOME LIKE IT HOT (IN AID OF HEAT FOR THE HOMELESS)

23:00-03:00 £6 (ADV) / £8 (DOOR)

Friday 07 February

HEADSET 5TH BIRTHDAY PT 2: REDSTONE PRESS, LE FREAK, CREEP WOLAND

23:00-03:00 £4 before 12 / £7

After the 5am show with the Livity Sound crew from Bristol, Headset returns with part two of its 5th Birthday celebrations…

4 excellent acts & artists from 4 Scottish scenes (sorry Aberdeen) spanning techno, garage & breaks.

Massive thank you to everyone who’s reached a party over the last 5 years, here’s to 5 more.

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ROOM 1
UK / Techno / Garage / Breaks

Redstone Press (Inverness)
Creep Woland (Glasgow)
Le Freak & Friends (Dundee)
Headset‘s Gay Garage (Edinburgh)

ROOM 2
Hip Hop / Funk / Easy Vibes

Brother Most Righteous (Big n Bashy)
Jonny Cashback (Four Corners)
Big Red (Hotline)

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Previous guests:
Hodge, Kowton, Peverelist, DJ Lag, DVS1, Slam, Cera Khin, Debonair, Zed Bias, Beneath, Paleman, Mosca, Roska, Parris, Facta, K-Lone, Laksa, Gramrcy, Danielle, Piezo, Wen, Cooly G, Sticky, El-B, Groove Chronicles, Jeremy Sylvester, Scott Garcia, DJ Champion, Murder He Wrote, DJ MA1, Chris Farrell, Bake, Daisy Moon, Mother, DJ Crud, Greenman, Ribeka, Redstone Press, Hi & Saberhägen, Telfort, Percy Main, Partial, Lezure

 

Saturday 08 February

SOULSVILLE: REBECCA VASMANT (WORLDWIDE FM)

23:00-03:00 £4 (adv) // £7 / £6 (concs)

Worldwide FM and BBC Radio Scotland host Rebecca Vasmant brings heat and a fresh twist of jazz infused rhythms to the Bongo.

Music of many colours since 2010.   Strictly party vibes.

FACEBOOK

Tuesday 11 February

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00-03:00 £4 b4 12 / £5 / £1 off with name on FB wall

Scotland’s dedicated weekly drum n bass night.  DRUM & BASS,
JUNGLE, BASSLINE, GRIME, BASS, GARAGE. Multi-genre guests in Room 2.  DRINK DEALS: £1 shots, £1.50 tequila, £2 spirit mixers (rum, vodka, gin), £2.50 Red Stripe (500ml can).  FACEBOOK

Friday 14 February

DISCO MAKOSSA

23:00-03:00 £5 b4 12 / £7

Yes, Disco Makossa is back in the area to bring you night of dancefloor ready African funk, disco, boogie, house and a little drop of acid: hot and spicy. And they’re stoked to be at the Bongo over two rooms!

Tropical vibes!

 


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