Fallen off the dry January wagon? Haven’t we all…
Thursday 12th January Outlook Orchestra @ Royal Festival Hall
Celebrating its 10 Year anniversary Outlook festival
returns to its soundsystem to celebrate their legendary and iconic sound with a nod to the developing success and tastes of the festival itself. The show promises a plethora of MC’s and vocalists supplementing the huge sound curated by Tommy Evans and Adrian Sherwood.
Saturday 14th January – Eats Everything & Jasper James @ Fabric
The fanfare around Fabric
‘s reopening certainly deserves the hype. The club’s importance within the dance community is insurmountable and with this monumental lineup in only its second weekend the club is once again showing why it remains the pinnacle of electronic music in this country. Bristol’s favourite son Eats Everything returns to the booth this weekend and if his tweets are anything to go by he’s certainly excited!
Saturday 28th January/Saturday 4th February Sankeys East Opening Parties
With two massive nights already Sankeys East
welcomed itself to Essex in an array of strobe lights and noise. The club promises to bring a splash of Ibiza to the estuary and if the lighting grid, sound system and lineups are anything to go by they will duly deliver impressively drawing Cocoon favourite Martinez
for their February date.
Saturday 18th February Maya Jane Coles & Friends @ Printworks London
really got it right on New Years Day
and now their collaboration with the colossal Printworks venue looks set to continue their dominance as the connoisseurs of the ‘day rave.’ This eclectic lineup placed together by Maya Jane Coles
is a standout on an impressive calendar with notable performances from Alan Fitzpatrick
and Maribou State.
Friday 24th February: ByDayByNight XXXY & Brassica Live with Special Guests @ Bloc
return to 2017 with a night that promises to offer a wide range of UK house of techno celebrating the best that our shores have to offer. XXXY
‘s presence on the line up alone should be enough to excite the up and coming artists ability to blend iconic house melodies alongside more contemporary bass sounds will be a big draw for any music fan. Brassica
‘s appearance on the Feel My Bicep label should be enough to understand that his live show won’t be contained to one genre or sound, Brassica’s wide palette will be as exciting as it is unpredictable!
Saturday 25th February Bicep @ Fabric
Perhaps the countries most ambitious and versatile electronic export Bicep
spent 2016 refining, remixing and performing live to countless crowds across the globe. Now, they return to Fabric alongside resident Craig Richards
and Man Power
to deliver a set that will surely seal Fabric’s resurrection.
Saturday 11th March Winter Social @ Kent Event Centre
Some people mark Glastonbury as the beginning of the festival season, well the team behind The Social
may have something to say about that. Their triumphant winter social is becoming a must attend for many music fans and after a monumental summer festival this looks set to equal its sunny sister site. Performances from the legendary Sven Vath
alongside a mouthwatering B2B between Nic Fanciulli
and Hot Since 82
means this pre-spring rave may truly become festival seasons true catalyst.
For more events coming up this winter check out out event listings page.
Words By: Tom Wiltshire