Back again, here is Nextup Throwback’s ever-popular event preview of musical gems happening around Manchester this weekend. Who knows what the weather will be like? One thing for sure, Manchester will still be hip n happenin…
Underdog – El Diablo’s Social Club
Disco legend Greg is back this Friday for dirty disco shenanigans, aided and abetted by Neil Diablo, Dave Walker & Chris Massey.
Soup Kitchen – Bohemian Grove (BG/MCR)
Vendal & Means&3rd
A truly dark series of events – Transmissions – features Vendel ‘purveyor of the darker sounds.’ The Transmissions series hosts even more leftfield guests than normal BG parties, from all dark corners of the cosmos and of course the excellent Means&3rd is DJing in credibly sinister support.
Whiskey Jar – Signal 1
Dark techno from Ø [Phase]] and Binny in the confines of Whiskey Jar basement. Ø [Phase]] best known for the devilish ‘Shadow Caster’ released on Belgian label Token. Whiskey Jar won’t know what’s hit it…
Platt Fields – Manchester Carnival
Dark Sky, Mumdance, Elijah & Skilliam
This free event, sponsored by Red Bull Music Academy aims to rival the likes of Notting Hill Carnival with an ecletic mix of acts ranging from house trio Dark Sky to grimey Mumdance and Butterz bosses Elijah & Skiliam with dub syste Mungo’s Hi Fi filling the space inbetween. Will be a good ‘un even if it rains.
Antwerp Mansion – Hit & Run
The Underachievers, Ape Cult
Head across the road for some post-carnival partying with The Underachievers and Ape Cult bringing hip hop to revellers and ravers and stoners alike.
Kraak – Burn Out
Darq E Freaker, Preditah
Grimey as fuck.
Soup Kitchen – Swing Ting
Madam X, DJ Darka
Good vibes at Swing Ting, the second of their summer sessions.