September Nightlife Top Picks
September’s always a ‘reyt fun month for nightlife, with fresh faced freshers filling dancefloors all over Sheff, so without further ado here’s our top picks for the month. Keep an eye out for our complete season listings poster that we’ll be handing out outside the unis like last year, perfect for your fridge! Oh, and Ross From Friends is on the September Student double-issue cover, just sayin’.
TTC: Freshers Carnival: Shy FX, DJ Zinc and more // Foundry
Shy FX and DJ Zinc lead a huge 11 hour rave at the Foundry. It’ll be house, garage, bassline, drum and bass and dubstep all day and night.
Front & Back: Orpheu the Wizard // The Harley
Front & Back return to the Harley with Red Light Radio’s magical selector Orpheu, who blends everything across the underground dance music spectrum, from balearic downtempo to house, disco and world music. After founding the Amsterdam based radio station, the Wizard has grown in reputation and famed for his epic long sets.
Dub Shack Freshers Takeover Yellow Arch Studios
Pretty Pretty Good: John Talabot, Vladimir Ivkovic and more // Hope Works
PPG welcome two long awaited debuts to Sheffield in the shape of Spanish balearic house titan John Talabot – whose mind-bending atmospheric selections make him one of the biggest headliners around – and Yugoslavian Vladimir Ivkovic. The leftfield DJ is known for his chugging electro and house and will be closing the warehouse, while Mor Elian, Gwenan, new PPG resident 96 Back and more take over the courtyard and Little Mesters.
Muzik: Andy C, Denney // Code
Sweats: Jasper James // The Harley
Bluewave x TNK: 90s Special w/ Artful Dodger The Night Kitchen
30 Years of Independence: A Guy Called Gerald (Live) Southbank Warehouse
Muzik: Gorgon City, Sub Focus // Code
Deep-house and tech-house club-night Muzik are branching out to the world of drum’n’bass, welcoming giant Sub Focus to Code, while they take the reins in their usual home at Code Warehouse along with chart-smash duo Gorgon City.
Cosmic Disco’s Kaleido Disco: Rahaan // Theatre Deli
Chicago selector Rahaan hits the famous Cosmic Disco Kaleidoscope for a night of hip-shakin’ grooves. Rahaan was one of the earliest disco DJs and is held in high regard by MCDE, Floating Points and Hunee, so don’t forget your dancing shoes. Support comes from Cosmic Disco residents and Sourdough in room two.
Ross From Friends (Live), Space Dimension Controller (Live) and more // Hope Works
Our Student issue cover star Ross from Friends brings his trio of musicians to your favourite warehouse for a live set which will no doubt feature some of the biggest tracks from his debut album Family Portrait which made waves on Flying Lotus’ label this summer. He’s joined by SDC, Willow and Hodge, of R&S records, Whities and Livity Sound respectively complete a highly credible line up of effervescent talent.
Decibel: Lone // The Harley
La Rumba: Dele Sosimi Orchestra, Pangaea and more // Yellow Arch Studios
World music specialists La Rumba venture into the live music sphere for the first time, and boy are they aiming high, bringing Fela Kuti’s keyboardist for his Sheffield debut. Sosimi has been extensively touring for years now with his exceptional and vast afro-beat band. Do not miss this opportunity to catch one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century up close at Yellow Arch. Not to mention one of the Hessle Audio trio is on in the PPG hosted warehouse, as well as the talented house producer Aroop Roy in the main room.
Tuesday Club: Bondax, Leroy // Spiegeltent
TTC return to their annual one-off home on Fargate, this time with favourites Bondax and local disco and house selector Leroy. This collaboration with Festival of the Mind sees TTC take over the intimate Spiegeltent – essentially a massive Yurt, if you know what that is, and throw one hell of a party.
Luke Vibert, Radioactive Man, Dixon Avenue Basement Jams, Posthuman // Hope Works
Fez: The History of House Music // Fez Club
For our complete listings for nightlife events in Sheffield in September head here.