On Monday, 13 December at 5pm ET / 10pm GMT, Above & Beyond will be playing live from Piedra del Peñol in Guatape, Colombia. The show is produced and broadcasted live by Cercle, in collaboration with ProColumbia and Medellin Travel. The group’s performance marks Cercle’s first show in Colombia, with the first concert on top of the Piedra del Peñol in the Andes Mountains.
The summer of ‘21 saw the release of their album ‘MOSAIIK Chapter One’, which saw Cosmic Gate release the singles ‘Nothing To Hide’, ‘Blame’ and ‘Vertigo’. Now, January 2022 sees the duo take the album on its first official tour. Bridging the gap between the two ‘Chapters’, its creators will personally deliver the music from the albums to audiences across the States.
Manchester's Animal Crossing recently announced a return to The Showroom on 27 November - a disused car showroom custom renovated into a party place - with this instalment featuring a bespoke ‘70s motel and a 360° set design to accompany the showroom theme.
The team behind PierJam recently announced they will be heading to Blackpool’s Winter Gardens for a show on Saturday 5 February 2022 featuring DJ Sonny Fodera. Australian-born Sonny has apparently developed a strong fan-base, having been in the industry for over a decade.
At the peak of Hedkandi’s popularity it was throwing parties all across the world and reaching many with its series of mix CDs and compilations. Now after celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019, Hedkandi has announced its revival with two one-off parties… and plenty more to follow. For years Hedkandi was part of the soulful house and disco scene in the UK and beyond, and anyone who was clubbing in the 2000s and beyond will likely have memories of their parties.
Drawing a first year to a close, Sef Kombo and Louie Dunmore’s Sondela label will host its debut showcase at London nightclub Ministry of Sound on 20 November, showcasing a host of Afro house talent in the capital. Headlining the show will be ‘one of South Africa’s premier house talents’ Black Motion, alongside Afro tech artist DJEFF, DJ Mag’s Afro House DJ of 2019 Da Capo and Club Bad founder and long-time friend of Defected Melé.
The Loft; a converted two story industrial unit situated on the outskirts of Manchester run by local promoters Animal Crossing, recently announced new line ups and a custom fitted Funktion- One sound system for their second phase of shows.
With just days to go before the doors open to the WHP21 season, six new shows are revealed for the bill including line-ups in full for elrow and Bicep’s Sunday show. Also announced are the Chemical Brothers, described by Pitchfork as the shapeshifters of “psychedelic sensory overload with riotous club bangers”, who’ll make their debut DJ appearance in Depot’s halls.
Manchester's Electric Chair returns with a day-long takeover of the Concourse, Depot Mayfield, on Sunday 19 September. DJ Harvey makes his first Manchester appearance for nearly ten years, alongside Artwork, Lil' Minx & the Unabombers.
Dance Generation recently announced their next show at Durham's Rainton Arena on Saturday 13 November, where they’ll be bringing House Grooves to the venue featuring a line up of Hannah Wants, Sam Divine and Jess Bays with Joey Turner, Lost Cause and Re-Run supporting.