Bank holiday weekends can be stressful sometimes, hectic often, and bad for your health presumably always. No need to worry though, MEOKO’s Weekend Guru is here to help with all your raving requirements; from warehouse parties, all day blow-outs, Sunday summer shindigs and more. Below is a selection of this weekend’s top house and techno events, where you can expect to see at least one of the MEOKO team gracing (ahem) the dancefloor!
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Cirque Du Soul – Islington Metal Works
It’s carnival weekend, and for those of you who like can’t wait until Sunday to get dressed up than there’s nowhere better to be on Friday night than Islington Metal Works. Throw Psychemagik and Medlar into the mix and you’ve got a winning combination for a quality night!
Time: 10.30pm – 5am
Trouble Vision Carnival Warm Up – Corsica Studios
Stones Throw hip-hop superstar J Rocc alongside Detroit legend Marcellus Pittmann. Need we say more?
Time: 11pm – 6am
South West Four – Clapham Common
This will certainly be one of the highlights if you’ve been lucky enough to get yourself a ticket! The Carl Cox & Friends Arena is where we’d be headed, with Carl Cox going b2b with Loco Dice for the first time in the UK, as well as Marco Carola, Adam Beyer, Guti, Hector and Carl Craig. Armin van Buuren is also playing on the Kiss Main Stage, if that’s more your sort of thing…
Time: 12pm – 12am
The Hydra: Underground Resistance presents Timeline Live – Electric Brixton
A marathon 12 hours of Detroit techno featuring UR, Jeff Mills, Robert Hood, James Ruskin and Samuel Kerridge. Not one for the feint hearted!
Time: 10pm – 10am
House of Disco day & night party at Oval Space
If Detroit techno aint your thing and you’re not up for shelling out for a festival ticket… head to Oval Space for some BBQ and beats from the likes of Satin Jackets, Greg Wilson, Late Nite Tuff Guy and Session Victim!
Tickets: DAY & NIGHT SOLD OUT. Night only £20+bf
ELM Second Birthday with Magda – Village Underground
ELM turn two and celebrate by inviting one of the most revered names in techno from the Minus family.
Tickets: DAY & NIGHT SOLD OUT. Night only £18+bf
Half Baked Voodoo Voodoo Special at TBA
Half Baked always deliver, and to celebrate the Bank Holiday are opening their doors until 2am. They’ve invited Seuil, Vadim Svoboda (who’s treating us to a live set), Cristi Cons and Robin Ordell down…
Time: 2pm – 2am
Toi Toi – TBA
Thomas Melchoir and Ion Ludwig take to the stage at a secret warehouse location, in a special open event from these esteemed London promoters.
Time: 12pm – 12am
Tickets: £10 before 3pm, more after
WetYourSelf! Bank Holiday Special – fabric
Three rooms brimming with quality from every avenue, with DJ Deep and Dinky heading up room one, TIEF in room two with Axel Boman from the Pampa family and Uncanny Valley’s Jacob Korn. As if that’s not enough, The Meoko Project’s headliner Valentino Kanzyani will be tearing it up in room 3!
Time: 11pm – 8am
Krankbrother Carnival Afterparty – TBA
The annual Krankbrother after party is always worth hitting up, especially given Steve Bug, Heidi and Justin Martin will be behind the decks. They’re also promising their best venue yet, let’s hope it delivers!
Time: 8pm – 6am
Lokee Love WIlde Renate – Netil House
Lokee are another favourite of ours… simply because they seem to get it spot on every time. This Sunday sees Matthew Johnson, Ryan Crosson, Peak & Swift play alongside Nisekay & Sebastian Voigt. They also win the prize hands down for best artwork!
Time: 11pm – 6am
So there we have it! Three days of pure unadulterated hedonism await, so get a group together, cop your tickets on RA and we’ll see you on the other side!