As Christmas creeps ever nearer thoughts cross to parties in December, NYE and 2023, but also this coming weekend. Get your tickets to the liveliest dos across the city now.

OK Williams + Tom Boogizm | The White Hotel | Sat 26 Nov | £13

TWH welcomes back one of London’s new brightest stars, OK Williams, who’ll be playing an extended set alongside local stalwart and $hotta Tapes boss, Tom Boogizm. Expect Williams to cover plenty of her favourite ground, from techno to electro to UK funky, all with that OK twist of oddball trippiness.

Dickinson Street, M3 7LW
Traumer | The Loft | Fri 2 Dec | £18

French minimal selector, Traumer is becoming a Loft and Animal Crossing favourite and this time is sure to be no different, as he returns for an all-night long session down at M40’s sweatiest nightclub. His label Gettraum has been at the forefront of all things groovy in the minimal scene since 2016. 

Unit 1, New Street, M40 8AW
Repercussion: Jasper Tygner | YES | Fri 16 Dec | £8

Lockdown sensation, Jasper Tygner is establishing himself as one of the UK’s most exciting new acts. His bedroom raves lit up Instagram through the pandemic and after a sold-out debut live show in London he’s heading to the YES basement for a debut headline set in Manchester.

38 Charles Street, M1 7BD
Keep it Unreal NYE: Mr. Scruff + MC Kwasi | Band on the Wall | Sat 31 Dec | £29.55

With over 20 years under its belt, Keep it Unreal is one of Manchester’s longest-running clubnights. Mr. Scruff is at its helm, this time bringing in 2023 without any guests. It’ll be him all night long alongside everyone’s favourite MC, Kwasi. Surely one of the best places to celebrate the new year in the city.

27 Swan St, M4 5JZ
Kerri Chandler | New Century | Fri 10 Feb | £22.50

There’s not many names in house music that come with more legacy and heritage than Kerri Chandler. With over 20 years at the top of the game, Chandler’s soulful take on house has remained relevant and timeless, thanks to his endless passion and willingness to adapt his sound. Those occasional keyboard solos don’t hurt either.

Corporation Street, M60 4ES
Sat 26 Nov - Fri 10 Feb
Leo Burrell
Published on:
Thu 24 Nov 2022