May Nightlife Picks
The Tuesday Club: Redlight
Foundry and Fusion // May 2 // £8
A huge name in underground dance music for over a decade now, Redlight has dominated the scene through consistently bringing out innovative tracks, defining genres and collaborating with the likes of Mobb Deep and Raekwon (Wu Tang Clan). The Bristol-born producer pretty much sums up the Tuesday Club ethic: good music, regardless of genre or tempo, but with strong influences taken from UK bass music culture.
TRUST. Launch Night
The Harley // May 12 // £6
TRUST. is launching with a huge line-up at The Harley which sees grime don Devilman, a staple of the scene for 12 years, bringing his party flows to that stage. The Birmingham MC battled grime superstar Skepta in Lord of the Mics 2 in what was a big turning point in his career and has since collaborated with the likes of Shola Ama, Mike Skinner, Tinchy Stryder and many more.
RiteTrax presents: RiteTrax on the Bole Hills Festival Fundraiser
DINA // May 12 // From £8
RiteTrax present an underground creative culture showcase, with a massive line-up across three rooms to raise funds for their upcoming event, RiteTrax on the Bole Hills 2017. Sheffield favourites Joe Newman, Earthworm Jim and the legendary DJ Winston Hazel complete the main room line-up, with headliner Mark Archer playing the very best in old-school acid and breakout in a 90-minute DJ set.
Decibel presents: The Launch
The Harley // May 18 // From £5
Decibel is a brand new collective in Sheffield, specialising in showcasing the best in underground music. This month they’re celebrating their launch at The Harley with special guest DJs AJ & Wellings, Ashley Fearn, George Marshman and Austen joining the residents spinning the best in deep house, techno and everything in-between!
DUBCENTRAL W/ MAD PROFESSOR FT. AISHA / DIGITAL (FUNCTION)
Yellow Arch // May 19 // From £12
Dubcentral return to Yellow Arch, this time bringing tone of the leading producers in dub reggae. MP was last with Dubcentral in 2003 at the infamous Everyone Centre; now, 14 years later and better than ever, he returns with the first lady of roots, Aisha, who has travelled the world singing on some of the biggest soundsystems. They’ll also be taking over the new Warehouse Room with a drum ‘n’ bass and jungle rave until 5am.
Sheffworld Sunday Slamjam #3
Corp & Trafalgar Warehouse // May 28 //
2nd release £17.50 3rd release £20 – get tickets here
A selection of the city’s biggest party starters have put together a monumental bash with a line-up spread across four rooms. Roots, Displace, Wild Live and Off Me Nut Records have all collaborated on the bank holiday event, which will see the likes of DJ Hazard, Zed Bias, Commodo, Nastee Boi, LTJ Bukem and many others taking to the decks during the 10-hour rave.
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