The Best Parties To Go To This Weekend When You’re Drunk On Sun

It's set to be a real scorcher.


by Jess Commons |
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It’s going to be one of those weekends where the tabloid newspapers lose their shit because the UK is going to be hotter than some other places in the world. Take tha, Corfu. Up yours, Madrid. Etc etc. Temperatures are set to ‘soar’ to a ‘sizzling’ 24 degrees. We’re excited, but what about when the sun goes in and you realise that you’re only wearing a light jumper, the park is maybe a bit dark and it isn’t actually sticky July yet? Time to head inside to one of these great nights.


. They say, C'ome shake a leg in a small club with big vibes.' Wear as little as possible.


@ Soup Kitchen, Manchester**

Friday May 16th**


Highlife 4th Birthday w Auntie Flo @ The Art School, Glasgow

Saturday May 17th

Brian D’Souza aka Auntie Flo is busy this weekend with two parties. The Huntleys + Palmers resident (Goa by way of Glasgow) goes back to the Soup Kitchen in Manchester for what they’re calling a second helping, while on Saturday it’s up to Scotland. In celebration of Highlife’s fourth birthday ('bringing you fresh new music from corners of the world you’d least expect'), he’ll play alongside former city resident Esa Williams. Revisit 2012 album Future Rhythm Machine for a taste of what’s to come.

Rhythm Section w Frankie Valentine & Bradley Zero @ Canavan’s, London

Saturday May 17th


Speaking of rhythm, it’s Rhythm section at a new and improved Canavan’s this Saturday. Host Bradley Zero will be there as usual, alongside special guest Frankie Valentine. Last time he played the pool hall it was a big big night and to say that Bradley is excited about this time would be an understatement, promising an 'extended exploration of all things soulful'. As always, Rhythm Section is about DANCING and this is no exception. They say, 'Dress to sweat.'

Friday May 16th

Xavier De Rosnay b2b Dvno @ XOYO, London

Mak & Pasteman, Mickey Pearce @ The Nest, London

LGHTWRK LDN Launch @ Plan B, London

Genius Of Time, Mr Beatnik @ Corsica STudios, London

Alex Coulton @ Rhythm Factory, London

Iron Curtis @ Basing House, London

Oi Oi Free Party w/ DJ Q, Deadboy @ Fire, London

Zonk Disco w/ Andy Blake @ Bussey Building, London

Mark E All Night @ Plastic People, London

Wild Life @ Queen Of Hoxton, London

Apeinto @ The Basement, London

Worst Behaviour @ Effra Social, London

House Of God w/ Perc @ Tunnel Club, Birmingham

Huxley @ Sankeys, Manchester

Seth Troxler @ Sub Club, Glasgow

Benjamin Brunn @ Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh

Derrick Carter @ The Tunnels, Aberdeen

Lory D @ La Cheetah Club, Glasgow

Erol Alkan & Ghost Culture @ Sub89, Reading

Welcome to Gorgon City @ Thekla, Bristol

Eliphino, Mickey Pearce @ The Trinity Centre, Bristol

Bondax, Karma Kid @ Motion, Bristol

Saturday May 17th

Icicle @ Plan B, London

The 2 Bears, Hot Chip Takeover @ XOYO, London

Bump & Hustle @ Bussey Building, London

Seth Troxler @ Fabric, London

Zleep LDN @ Dance Tunnel, London

Late Night LTD @ The Nest, London

Work It x Heartless Crew @ Village Underground, London

Snap Crackle & Pop @ Birthdays, London

Rhythm Section w Frankie Valentine & Bradley Zero @ Canavan’s, London

Bruk Up @ Sound Of Footwork @ Hare and Hounds, Birmingham

Duke Dumont, Andy C, B.Traits @ East Village Arts Club, Liverpool

Welcome To Gorgon City @ The Warehouse, Leeds

Beats, Bats & Beers @ 2022NQ, Manchester

East India Youth @ Oldham Library, Oldham

Bicep @ The Bunatee, Belfast

Harri & Domenic @ Sub Club, Glasgow

Crimes Of The Future @ The Berkeley Suite, Glasgow

Monki @ Concorde 2, Brighton

Factory Floor @ Coalition, Brighton

Mak & Pasteman @ The Basement, Southend On Sea

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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