January may be in full swing but that doesn’t mean a month of quiet nights in the house. We’ve pulled together a list of the best Manchester club nights  to help you keep the party season going deep into 2020.

Teletech presents VTSS & Kander | Cotton | Fri 24 Jan | 11pm - 4am | £12

Electronic artist VTSS makes her Manchester debut at fresh Oldham Street venue, Cotton. The Warsaw DJ has been inspired by the Polish underground scene and is known for her high-intensity techno sets that cover EBM, trance and hardcore. VTSS is fittingly paired with Manchester techno duo Kander, who run the ABYSS label.

42-44 Oldham Street, Manchester, M41LE
Celestial Gateway presents Call Super, Parris & Akua | The White Hotel | Sat 25 Jan | 11.59pm-7am | £15

Salford’s The White Hotel welcomes Call Super for the first instalment of his exciting three-part residency, titled The Worst Is Yet To Come. The London-born, Berlin-based producer and DJ is known for his forward thinking techno on releases such as 2017’s Arpo and 2014’s Suzi Ecto. Joined in this instalment by Akua (Discwoman) and Parris (Trilogy Tapes), who are making their debut appearances at the club, this night promises to be one for your diaries.

Dickinson Street, Salford M3 7LW
Wax Villainy presents DjRUM + Dom Thompson & Tom Jarmey | Cotton | Sat 25 Jan | 11pm-4am | £8

Wax Villainy have drummed up a killer line-up for this Saturday night at Cotton. DjRUM headlines, whose technical virtuosity blends melodic fragments (including vocals, pianos and strings) with techno and dubstep beats, as seen on records such as 2018’s Portrait With Firewood (R&S), and other releases such as 2016’s Forgetting (2nd Drop). DjRUM’s 3-hour set is complemented by Dom Thompson and Tom Jarmey, who complete the bill.

42-44 Oldham Street, Manchester, M41LE
Left, Right & Centre presents Stenny | Soup Kitchen | Fri 31 Jan | 11pm-4am | £8

Stenny headlines Left, Right & Centre’s 2nd birthday bash at Soup Kitchen. Stenny made his debut with Munich label Ilian Tape in 2013, where he is also based and has built momentum ever since, releasing his acclaimed debut album, Upsurge, in 2019. He’s joined at Soup Kitchen by Glasgow’s Craig Walker — whose percussion-led production has been championed up by Plastician, Madam X, and Boxia — and Manchester’s up-and-coming Mystique, who heads the Shifting Spheres DJ collective.

31-33 Spear Street, Manchester M1 1DF, Tel: 0161 236 5100
Meat Free presents Thomas P Heckmann & Femanyst | The White Hotel | Fri 31 Jan | 11.59pm-7am | £12

German techno legend Thomas P Heckmann headlines this big line-up at The White Hotel, joined by Femanyst, the techno alias of Berlin-based artist, Lady Blacktronica. Heckmann has been a prolific mainstay of the German techno scene, both as label boss (AFU, Wavescape, Trope) and artist (Drak, Exit 100, 8-Bit Science), while Femanyst has recently performed killer sets of her bold, 90s-influenced techno at international festivals and club appearances. This expansive bill also sees regular locals Aalice, Lucy Ironmonger, and Meat Free residents Blasha & Allat behind the decks, making this an unmissable night in Salford to see off January.

Dickinson Street, Salford, M3 7LW
Edward Lane
Published on:
Tue 7 Jan 2020