Bank holiday parties: Part 2

Mind on Fire meets Tru Thoughts

Werkha is headlining at Mind on Fire meets Tru Thoughts at Band On The Wall tonight (17/04).  The Mancunian-based producer is joined by Tru Thoughts label mate Harleighblu for a live set plus there will be DJ sets from  musical allrounder Matthew Halsall and Mind On Fire/Tru Thoughts DJs.

Check out Werkha’s production, ‘Lapwing’ below.  I’ve only just heard this. I’m so late to this party, it’s obvious I was busy being rubbish elsewhere.


Band On The Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester M4 5JZ, 9pm to 2am, £6 early bird, £8 advance,

Uptown April

Any flyer that has Donna Summer on, well, it’s a deal sealer for me. The Uptown crew will be treating dancers to tracks from the likes of Michael Jackson, Chic, Prince, Cameo and Earth Wind & Fire – as well as Miss Summer, of course – for a Good Friday night filled with Disco, Boogie and 80s.

The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor Street, Manchester M1 7HE, 10pm to 3am, £3 adv, £5 doors, tickets available from thedeafinstitute.seetickets.



Sankeys The Soap Years

Anyone who’s firmly in the ‘old Sankeys was the best’ club, the Soap Years is perfect. Taking place this Saturday (19/04) It’s also free entry until 12 midnight. Register for your free ticket at to see Greg Vickers, Krysko, Kindergarten among the list of DJs who got the club jumping when Sankeys Soap was the dark fortress where everyone seemed to  go out of their way to visit whether they lived in Manchester or not.

Sankeys, Radium Street, Manchester, M4 6AY, 10.30pm to 5am, free until midnight, final entrance at 1, sankeys. info


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