With June 21 delayed, eyes turn to Freedom day 2.0, Monday 19 July. Grab your tickets now for the most highly anticipated club-nights in living memory…

Hodge | Stage & Radio | Fri 13 Aug | £8

Bristol-based producer and DJ Hodge blew minds last year with his album ‘Shadows in Blue’ on the Houndstooth imprint. Animaux bring him to the newly spruced up Stage & Radio basement, where a VOID sound-system will be shaking bones all night. Support comes from Bugs Groove and Animaux residents.

43 Port Street, Manchester M1 2EQ
Loose Lips: Chunky b2b Johnny Banger, Murmurs & more | Progress Centre | Sat 14 Aug | £15

Loose Lips are party starters in Bristol, London and Manchester and run a killer label. They’ll be bringing their energy for a debut party at new venue, Progress Centre, on Saturday 14 August. This one was originally set for Saturday 3 July but now sees a new and improved line-up including Manchester icon Chunky and B.L.O.O.M DJs, Phoebe Valentine and LARA.

Progress Centre, Charlton Place, Manchester M12 6HS
Spektre (4 hour set) | Gorilla | Sat 14 Aug | £10

Haus22 bring two titans of techno to Manchester for a night of pummelling in the shape of Spektre. The duo are well established in the tech-house world, with releases through Adam Beyer’s eternally revered Drumcode label. Expect apocalyptic drops and breakdowns – and a blistering support slot from Manchester’s Transcode.

54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5WW
Summer of Love Festival | The Love Factory | Sat 21- Sun 22 Aug | £45-90

Animal Crossing’s parties have been a resounding success so far, across Manchester and now in London, so it’s no surprise they’ve upped the ante considerably with a two day festival of music, arts and wellness, in an abandoned warehouse in Manchester city centre. Summer of Love Festival features three stages of micro-house and minimal sees a host of the biggest names in the scene such as Raresh and Dyed Soundorum, alongside Manchester’s finest resident DJs

Exact Venue TBC
Ahadadream, Florentino | South | Sat 24 Aug | £10

Community-based party, Kultura Collective, hit South for their biggest party to date with UK funky and global underground selector Ahadadream and eclectic tempo traverser Florentino. They’re joined by London-based Tailor Jae, known for her high energy sets of all things wompy.

4A South King Street, Manchester M2 6DQ
Mon 28 Jun - Sun 11 Jul
Leo Burrell
Published on:
Tue 29 Jun 2021