As summer slides into view it’s easy to forget not three months ago COVID was in danger of stopping us all partying. Looks like this one might be the actual summer of love we’ve all been waiting for. Get your tickets for the hottest club-nights booked now.

Red Laser Rave with Social Service | Six Trees Bar and Kitchen | Sat 2 Apr | £9

Local label and party Red Laser Records are known for their wobbly, fizzy electronic tunes for the small hours. They team up with not-for-profit party, Social Service, for a debut party at a new indoor site at Trafford Park. They invite disco-don Nick the Record for an all-vinyl headline set, alongside Levelz’ Metrodome and DJ Absolutely Shit.

Trafford Park Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, M17 1BN
Raresh All Night Long | The Loft | Sat 2 Apr | £16

The Romanian master of micro, Raresh hits the Loft for another all-night long session. If the last party Raresh played at is anything to go by this’ll be the talk of the town for weeks, not to be missed.

Unit 1, New Street, Manchester, M40 8AW
MIRE: Elena Colombi | White Hotel | Sat 9 Apr | £10

Mysterious party, MIRE, have announced a party at Salford establishment White Hotel featuring London based selector, Elena Colombi. The promoter, NTS radio host and boss at Osàre! Editions label is known for her grinding, left of centre sets packed full of surprises. Also on the bill are Jon K and Elle Andrews, who have just launched a label together called MAL Recordings. They’ll be spinning b2b, while Annabel Fraser plays all night long in room 2.

Dickinson Street Salford M3 7LW
MK | Depot Mayfield | Fri 8 Apr | £35

Marc Kinchen is a synonymous name in house music, from his timeless classics to his crossover chart anthems. He hits the intimate but cavernous Concourse of Depot Mayfield for a party run by Warehouse Project, Parklife and SJM. He’s invited Ministry of Sound signee Emily Nash and Paul Woolford, as well as a special b2b from tech-house heavyweights Detlef and Latmun.

Baring Street, Manchester, M1 2PY
I Love Acid | Kable | Fri 27 May | £10

Kable sits below Brickhouse Social, with an intimate capacity of 250. This should be a very sweaty affair, with electro, acid and breaks king, DMX Crew DJing alongside rave veteran, Luke Vibert. They’re joined by Glasgow based, Nightwave, Posthuman and Jon Dasilva.

11-13 New Wakefield St, Manchester M1 5NP
Sat 2 Apr - Fri 27 May, Various venues
Leo Burrell
Published on:
Tue 29 Mar 2022