Photo by: Etienne Auguste
With a focus on community, this South Side soundsystem caters for the adventurous and open-minded, hosting the most exciting homegrown DJs and progressive talent from further afield. This Saturday R&S Record's Klaus goes back-to-back with All Caps' Bake, while London selector ITOA will feature alongside a bill of extra-fresh local talent, including So Low's Ribeka and next-gen beat producer, DVSTY. Expect a melting pot of raw, bass-heavy sounds right through to 6AM.
23.00-06.00 / The African Arts Centre / £6 ADV - £10 OTD
Over the past seven years, Highlife has brought the world's most colourful and exotic sounds to Glasgow's dancefloor. Hosting everyone from Comeme Record's Matias Aguayo to legendary Indian musician Charanjit Singh, Highlife has spawned record labels, careers and global connections. Take a musical trip this weekend, as residents Auntie Flo and Andrew pull-out Highlife classics old and new at The Art School.
Listen to a special Highlife Classics playlist picked by Auntie Flo and Andrew, with the chance to win guestlist and a special 'Theory Of Flo' music bundle.
23.00-03.00 / The Art School / £5 OTD
At one time UK Garage dominated both the clubs and charts, with the likes of MJ Cole, Artful Dodger and Wookie behind era-defining mega hits which still stand strong some two decades later. This Saturday Nightwave is joined by Astral Black's DJ Milktray and Bushido, as well as former Ministry of Sound resident Rebecca Vasmant for a UK Garage Special at La Cheetah, with funky, bassline and grime thrown in the mix too. Ohhh gosh!
23.00-03.00 / La Cheetah Club / £4 ADV
South African sensation Black Coffee makes his long-awaited Sub Club debut this Friday, following a steady rise which has seen him honoured with multiple awards, as well as a Mixmag cover and Radio 1 Essential Mix. Producing soulful and emotive house which incorporates traditional sounds and rhythms, he's one of the most in demand DJs on the planet right now and has been described as a 'national icon'. Ever-dependable Sub Club resident, Jasper James, is on warm-up duties.
23.00-03.00 / Sub Club / £15 ADV