Tue 27 Sep – Lord of the Tings @ Hidden (pictured)
Lord of the Tings return to Manchester after the summer with a special party at new home Hidden. With guests from some of Manchester’s finest nights joining the ever-excellent LotT residents, this is going to be a rave to remember. Advance tickets are sold out, but there should be a few on the door if you get down early. (Ruben Platt)
Info: www.facebook.com

Wed 28 Sep – Kahn b2b Neek b2b Chimpo @ Antwerp Mansion
Grime madness down at the Mansion this Wednesday, as two of Bristol’s premier grime-merchants join forces with one of this city’s best for a unique 2 hour set. Support from from Worried About Henry’s friends and family round up the lineup. Early birds are all gone for this one, but you can still snag guaranteed entry if you act quickly enough. (RP)
Tickets: www.skiddle.com

Thu 29 Sep – Manchester Soul Train @ Hidden
This one looks like it’s going for the full Don Cornelius, with dancers, dance-offs and make up artists adding to the experience of uplifting funk, soul and disco. (Agent J)
Tickets: £7 adv, £10 OTD www.ticketarena.co.uk

Fri 30 Sep – Mike Skinner & DBM @ Sankeys
Sankeys draft in Mike Skinner aka The Streets for a DJ set to kick off the weekend – expect plenty of bass-heavy anthems and throwback garage classics. DBM are the real highlight here – a collaboration between Deadboy and Murlo – a take on dancehall influenced club music thru their own unique lens, they’re one of the most exciting acts operating worldwide right now. This will be loads of fun. (RP)
Tickets: www.skiddle.com

Fri 30 Sep – Friday Night Reggae: Ninja Mi Ninja @ Band On The Wall
Reggae styles all night with Tappa Benz (Hu$$la Geto Hart) and the affable Mr Womble (Legacy 90.1) on selection, on a ninja vibe. Top visuals and big tunes on one of the best in-house sound systems in the city. Be in with a chance of winning tickets here.  (AJ)
Tickets: £6 adv, www.botw.ticketline.co.uk

Fri 30 Sep – Inside Out @ Soup Kitchen
Beaming in from the Netherlands, Intergalactic Gary headlines this one. With over 30 years experience and a big deal across Europe, Gary spins Italo, boogie, house, techno and electro. Support comes from two very friendly captains of the good ship Inside Out, the cosmic Mike O’Mara and and the celestial Chris Feinmann. (AJ)
Tickets: £8, www.tickets.partyforthepeople.org

Sat 1 Oct – Mr Scruff: Keep It Unreal @ Band On The Wall
Known for sets as warm and welcoming as the cuppas he loves, Scruff caresses your ears and sensitive bits with five hours of jazz, hip hop, soul, funk, disco, deep house, Latin, afrobeat and wobble. Always a party and always a full house. (AJ)
Tickets: £12, www.botw.ticketline.co.uk

Sat 1 Oct – Reform Radio 1st Birthday: Live Takeover @ Islington Mill
Mr Beatnick, Al Zanders aka Lodger and Ruf Dug transmit live on www.reformradio.co.uk to celebrate one year of the community station’s existence. Read our full preview here. Manchester Wire | Going out and goings-on in the rainy city. (AJ)
Tickets: £10, www.skiddle.com

Sat 1 Oct – Skepta @ Warehouse Project
Skepta comes to Manchester fresh off the back of his Mercury Prize triumph to headline a bumper WHP lineup. Joining the grime king will be three pioneers of the genre Frisco, Plastician and Maximum, two of the UKs most fearsome MCs in the shape of Giggs and Casisdead, and genre-blurring heroes Mumdance and Murlo. One of the better value for money lineups this time round – there are still a few tickets up for grabs, but make your move soon. (RP)
Tickets: www.skiddle.com

Sat 1 Oct – Golden Egg Hip Hop St Ann’s Hospice Fundraiser @ Fallow Cafe
Golden Egg organiser and MC Seymour works for St Ann’s Hospice, caring for vulnerable people and their families affected by cancer and non-cancer life limiting illnesses. The hospice needs to raise £16 000 a day to provide high quality care for its 3000 patients annually. Community hip hop is one great way to do this: the night sees sets from the already legendary Cul De Sac, deepness from Conscious Poet, live band the Yolk with Deadkings aka Seymour and Pete Obsolete on the mic, plus providing live backing for a cypher. (AJ)
Tickets: £4, on the door

Thanks to Swing Ting (DJ Platt) and Groovement (Agent J)

Tue 27 Sep - Sat 1 Oct
Agent J
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Tue 27 Sep 2016