The first batch of outdoor parties for 2023 has been announced – if that doesn’t get you excited for a dance then we don’t know what will. Suncream at the ready!

Red Laser | The White Hotel | Sat 4 Mar | £10

Manchester-based cult hero, Metrodome and Red Laser don, Il Bosco have teamed up to take shape as DJ Absolutely Shit, with multiple releases out in 2023 already flying off the shelves. They’re joined at Red Laser’s long-running night at White Hotel by James Holroyd a.k.a Boggy, who’s been flying the flag for acid and techno since the 90s.

Dickinson Street, M3 7LW
Hunee + Krysko | YES | Fri 17 Mar | £16.80

Warehouse Project’s Repercussion Festival return to the YES Pink Room with another special headliner – Hunee has been one of the most truly eclectic DJs around for over a decade now, with glimmering sets at clubs both big and small wowing punters every time. Catch him alongside long-standing WHP resident, Krysko from 11am – 4am. 

38 Charles St, M1 7DB
Noire State: DJ Q | Stage & Radio | Sat 25 Mar | £6

After 3 years of parties, club-night Noire State are calling it a day, but not without a huge send-off from 10pm til late down at their usual haunt Stage and Radio. They’re joined by a very special guest, as well as speed garage and bassline legend, DJ Q. Support comes from Sonice, Maracuya and more.

43 Port St, M1 2EQ
You&Me | Warehouse Location Central MCR | Fri 7 Apr | £28.80

You&Me return for another Good Friday double rave, this time inviting Swiss minimal and deep house titan Sonja Moonear for a headline set at an undisclosed city centre Warehouse from 3pm til 11pm. She’s joined by Cristi Cons who’ll be going b2b with You&Me founder, Josh Baker. There’s also afters at the Loft with a secret line up, so expect plenty of surprises through the night.

Traumer, Dyed Soundorum b2b Gene On Earth | Progress Centre | Sat 8 Apr | £18

After a glorious run of events last summer, Progress Centre have returned with a fully revamped outdoor space with food, chill-out areas and plenty of hype for a full season of killer parties. The opening weekend sees house stalwart, Traumer host in-demand selector Truly Madly as well as a special b2b from Dyed Soundorum and Gene On Earth. Support comes from London-based Loa Szala.

Progress Centre, Charlton Pl, M12 6HS
Sat 4 Mar - Sat 8 Apr
Leo Burrell
Published on:
Tue 28 Feb 2023