Upcoming Events

Tuesday 23 January

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00 - 03:00 £3 guestlist / £4 otd.

DnB, Jungle, Bassline, Grime & Garage with DJs from Junglism, Big n Bashy, Electrikal, Roots, Witness, 59th Degree + more!
Drinks from £1.50, Red Stripe £2.50.
Friday 26 January

ELECTRIKAL

23:00 - 03:00 £6 / £8 / £10 // £8 with your name on the FB wall

Electrikal are back for our earth shaking 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.  Lineup: Proc Fiskal (Hyperdub), Rapture 4D (Astral Black), Electrikal Sound, Skanky B. ALL THINGS BASS!  FACEBOOK.

Saturday 27 January

MUMBO JUMBO w/THE GOGO

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

Mumbo Jumbo is a night with a mix of musical styles from funk and hip hop to house and electro care of resident DJs Trendy Wendy (The Street) and Steve Austin (Headspin).  There’s also live congas and percussion by Bongo Dave and rotating guests from the local circuit upstairs.  Mumbo Jumbo joins-the-dots between the genres, all sprinkled with character and liberal helpings of cracking vocals!  This is Saturday night party music at its best!

Tuesday 30 January

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00 - 03:00 £3 guestlist / £4 otd.

DnB, Jungle, Bassline, Grime & Garage with DJs from Junglism, Big n Bashy, Electrikal, Roots, Witness, 59th Degree + more!
Drinks from £1.50, Red Stripe £2.50.
Thursday 01 February

SPOONFUL

23:00-03:00 £5 / £7 / £8

Love birds come one and all!! Spoonful’s getting a lil sexy… So come and join us for a valentines celebration.  Come have a boogie and maybe find yourself some LOVIN!!!
As per, there will be: DJs SPINNING, LIVE INSTRUMENTS, ART INSTALLATIONS, BONBONS
and maybe the love of your life…. (not guaranteed, terms and conditions apply). Big Love,  Spoonful Team.  FACEBOOK

Friday 02 February

OVERGROUND BASS RAVE

23:00-03:00 £2 B4 12:30 on guestlist / £6 standard

༒ 𝓞𝓥𝕰𝕽𝕲𝕽𝓞𝖀𝓝𝕺 ༒
་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་

Following a series of capacity resident’s nights at The Mash Houseᴏᴠᴇʀɢʀᴏᴜɴᴅ takes over The Bongo Club for a bass-oriented rave.

⍫ L I N E U P ⍫

༒ ROOM 1 ༒
[UK TECHNO / JUNGLE / BASS / GRIME]
➫ Wrisk [Overground] B2B
➫ Skillis [Headset / Big n Bashy]
➫ Tris [Overground]
➫ Sloan [Overground / Lunacy / Lezure]

༒ ROOM 2 ༒
[AMBIENT / ELECTRO]
➫ The Dunt Club DJs
➫ Face/Off DJs

For guestlist:
– Hit ‘going’ (not ‘interested’) on the Facebook Event
– Post a tune on the event wall TAGGING all names you wish to add to GL (make sure they have also clicked ‘going’ or you will not be able to tag them and they will not be added)

་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་་

We aim to create an inclusive environment where freedom of expression is held to paramount importance. There will be a zero-tolerance policy on harassment of any form. Examples of which include, but are not limited to: invasion of personal space; discrimination of any type; deliberately causing offense; predatory behaviours; violence and aggression. If you encounter any instances of such acts, please inform us immediately.

➫ https://instagram.com/overground4lyf
➫ https://youtube.com/jameswright666

Saturday 03 February

MESSENGER PRESENTS: SOUND SYSTEM LEGACIES

23:00-0300 £5 before 12 / £7 after

Sound System Legacies with the FULL Messenger Sound System.  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 DJs Skillis and friends…  Catch the Sound System Legacies crew upstairs at Messenger Sound System – every month!

Tuesday 06 February

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00 - 03:00 £3 guestlist / £4 otd.

DnB, Jungle, Bassline, Grime & Garage with DJs from Junglism, Big n Bashy, Electrikal, Roots, Witness, 59th Degree + more!
Drinks from £1.50, Red Stripe £2.50.
Friday 09 February

HEADSET

23:00 - 03:00 £3 before 12 / £6

ROOM 1: Garage / Techno / House from DJ Greenman (Stay Fresh),
Skillis (Headset), Harris Brothers (Altitude / Bassment), Craig Mac b2b JOE (Allsorts / Hometown Promotions).  ROOM 2: Old School Hip Hop from Brother Most Righteous (Big n Bashy) and DJ Jonny Cashback (Four Corners)

Friday 09 February

BATTLE OF THE BANDS

Details TBC

Saturday 10 February

SOULSVILLE

23:00 - 03:00 £5

Est. 2010, this is Edinburgh’s institutional shot of Deep Rhythms and Rugged Grooves.  Main Room: Cameron Mason and Calum Evans playing rare funk, deep disco and some raucous worldly flavours.  Upstairs: TBC.  Strictly party vibes.  FACEBOOK

Tuesday 13 February

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00 - 03:00 £3 guestlist / £4 otd.

DnB, Jungle, Bassline, Grime & Garage with DJs from Junglism, Big n Bashy, Electrikal, Roots, Witness, 59th Degree + more!
Drinks from £1.50, Red Stripe £2.50.
Friday 16 February

POETRY CIRCUS: BROKEN HEARTS

19:00-22:00 £4 (EB) / £5

For everyone who’s ever been in love, fallen out of love or had their heart broken on St Valentine’s day, Poetry Circus are back with Broken Hearts, a sumptuous evening of stunning spoken word cabaret featuring special guest poets Rosie Garland, Elizabeth McGeown, Elise Hadgraft & Catherine Wilson plus Poetry Circus regulars Matt MacDonald, Lloyd Robinson & Suky Goodfellow, and, of course, a stellar supporting cast of stupendous emerging talent.  Songs from Rachel Kelly and performance from Andromada Mystic and Georgia Dunn.

Friday 16 February

SUBSTANCE: AVALON EMERSON (WHITIES, SPECTRAL SOUND)

23:00 - 03:00 £8 (sold out) / £10 / MOTD

Riding high on the success of her remix of Octo Octa’s ‘Adrift’ (one of last year’s best releases for many DJs), a busy international DJ schedule (not least her much discussed B2B set with Copnehagen’s ace DJ Courtesy at the mighty Sonar festival in Barcelona) and a slew of fine releases prior to that, Avalon Emerson makes her Bongo debut for Substance.  Read much more about her (including clips of some of her stand-out releases) here.

Saturday 17 February

MESSENGER: BOB MARLEY'S BIRTHDAY!

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

 

Messenger Sound System, the original roots advertiser, consistently programmes the heights of conscious reggae music, dub-wise and otherwise!  Crazy to think now that it first started in Edinburgh back in 1987 and that it’s been keeping the fires burning, every month, at the Bongo for two thirds of that time.  That’s 30, THIRTY, years at the heart of Edinburgh’s reggae scene, and 20 years here at the Bongo!

Tuesday 20 February

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00 - 03:00 £3 guestlist / £4 otd.

DnB, Jungle, Bassline, Grime & Garage with DJs from Junglism, Big n Bashy, Electrikal, Roots, Witness, 59th Degree + more!
Drinks from £1.50, Red Stripe £2.50.
Friday 23 February

ELECTRIKAL: SHY FX FT. MC STAMINA MC

23:00 - 03:00 £12 (sold out) / £13 (sold out) / £15 / £16

SHY FX is the one of the original Ragga-Ruffneck pioneers from the 90s who bulldozed into the public eye with his stone cold classic Jungle anthem ‘Original Nuttah’. His light speed riddims married with rude boy rhymes create that unique SHY FX sound that we all know and love getting down to.  Joining the Ragga-jungle legend for his debut performance on our sound system is Electrikal favourite Stamina MC – vocalist, host and bad ass MC with a humongous stage presence who has performed for us in the past. The combination of these two musical giants will give the Electrikal speakers the rinse out they’ve been waiting for.  TICKETSFACEBOOK

Saturday 24 February

MUMBO JUMBO w/THE GOGO

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

Mumbo Jumbo is a night with a mix of musical styles from funk and hip hop to house and electro care of resident DJs Trendy Wendy (The Street) and Steve Austin (Headspin).  There’s also live congas and percussion by Bongo Dave and rotating guests from the local circuit upstairs.  Mumbo Jumbo joins-the-dots between the genres, all sprinkled with character and liberal helpings of cracking vocals!  This is Saturday night party music at its best!

Tuesday 27 February

MIDNIGHT BASS

23:00 - 03:00 £3 guestlist / £4 otd.

DnB, Jungle, Bassline, Grime & Garage with DJs from Junglism, Big n Bashy, Electrikal, Roots, Witness, 59th Degree + more!
Drinks from £1.50, Red Stripe £2.50.
Wednesday 28 February

DRUMSTIX

23:00 - 03:00 £ 4 / £ 5 / £6

This charity night promises to be a fun ´pick’ n’ mix´ into what Edinburgh has to offer. With all proceeds going directly to a number of charities, we present a night to remember! Pack your dancing shoes, stretch your legs, and enter our world of electronics and disco!

Downstairs: Electronic
11.00 – 01.00: Hedwig
01.00 – 03.00: Shelly Hanson

Upstairs: Disco
11.00 – 01.00: Smallprint
01.00 – 03.00: Michael Haj (Pleasuredome)

Downstairs the trio Shelly Hanson will be delivering some of the most exciting tracks of the dance world. The powerhouse cannot be restricted to just one genre. Their focus on percussion and distinctly UK centric flavours has been well established in Edinburgh’s scene. They invite you on a journey through time and space. Expect to be transformed and surprised.

Joining them will be the Swedish techno sensation Hedwig. Having only started off playing in Edinburgh a year ago, she has quickly become well sought after by numerous DJs visiting. Her techno beats will blow your mind!

Meanwhile, upstairs Michael Haj and Smallprint will hug you with warm and groovy disco boogie. Michael Haj’s nights such as Pleasuredome have been crucial to the city’s disco lovers; whilst Smallprint has made a big name for himself playing at numerous locations around the city. We are delighted to bring the groove to our charity night! Think all things glitter and sparkles!

 So get excited. Get charitable!!

All proceeds will go towards these charities:

Edinburgh RAG’s Chosen Charities:
Children’s Hospices Across Scotland
Sexpression UK
Canongate Youth
Anthony Nolan

Shapework:
Streetwork


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