Boogie’s 50th Bash | Thu 8 Sep | Suki10c | Free
Suki10c kingpin Boogie hits half a century, taking over Twisted Thursdays with a birthday bash of epic proportions. Starring drum and bass dynamo Con-Natural – better known as one half of LTJ Bukem & MC Conrad – lyrically adept rapper Trademark Blud, beatbox extraordinaire Bass6 and reggae/dub don Doktah Jekyll, this midweek mashup has something for everyone, promising to be a cheap and cheerful night of feel-good tunes and laughs. See our feature here.
Fidget: Pete Graham + DevelopMENT | Fri 9 Sep | Rainbow | From £3
Friday function Fidget returns with Birmingham regular Pete Graham headlining, an up-and-coming talent with releases being championed by the likes of Claude VonStroke, Gorgon City and My Nu Leng. Joining Graham is DevelopMENT, back by popular demand after performing at Fidget last month. Armed with bass, bass and more bass, DevelopMENT aims to top his last appearance with a storming set up on the Roof Terrace, sights set on keeping the Rainbow rocking until sunrise.
SOUP presents ABODE | Sat 10 Sep | Rainbow | £7
London terrace rave-up ABODE teams up with local party-starters SOUP for a banging Birmingham takeover, bringing their heavyweight brand of house, techno and disco up to the roof garden. ABODE has a formidable international reputation, hosting its first Ibiza residency at Sankeys this summer, but this is the first time the nightlife company has come to the second city – though it will surely not be the last. Featuring DJs Ellie Cocks, Artikal, Taylor and more.
Vice is Nice Daytime Part II | Sat 10 Sep | Rainbow | Free
Disco and house are the soundtrack to this beatific eight hours of dance floor evangelism. Relax, sit back with a bevvy and chat with friends as a chilled-out afternoon crescendos to a climax of uplifting dance classics. This event also serves as the official pre-party for the SOUP event immediately after (see above), so why not make a night of it?
Published on: Thu 1 Sep 2016