Last Chance To Dance: Five huge events happening this weekend

Cut a rug and let loose at one of the tip-top weekend happenings, featured in this week's Last Chance To Dance

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 7th Oct 2022

Serving up just five of the many epic live events taking place UK-wide this weekend - Last Chance To Dance is where you'll find your last-minute ticket to see some of the biggest names in electronic music throwing it down. 

This week's eleventh-hour roundup features the likes of Gorgon City, presenting their very own live concept, Realm at Liverpool's Blackstone Street Warehouse, trance legend Paul van Dyk, taking the BPM up a notch at Printworks London, and drum n bass icon, Friction, launching his brand new album, After Dark at Electric Brixton. 

Continue down the page to discover which other dance spectacles you can still acquire entry to and salvage what might otherwise have been a wasted weekend. 


(Click or tap on the event titles, artists or venue names for tickets and more)



Gorgon City presents Realm

When: Saturday 8th October 2022

Where: Blackstone Street Warehouse in Liverpool

London-based production duo, Gorgon City will bring their very own club concept to Liverpool's North Docks this weekend. Joining the internationally acclaimed twosome, made up of members Kye "Foamo" Gibbon and Matt "RackNRuin" Robson-Scott, are some of the electronic scenes' most current and sought-after acts. Recent chart-toppers, LF System will have the crowds moving to their summer smash anthem 'Afraid to Feel', whilst genre-switching legend, Paul Woolford, Brazilian beat master, Vintage Culture, dance music devote, Salome le Chat and FEMMEHOUSE creator, LP Giobbi, also supply the vibes. 

Situated in the North West of England? Get down to the Blackstone Street Warehouse to witness this next-level lineup of dance superstars. 


Find tickets for Gorgon City presents Realm - here



Paul van Dyk presents SHINE

When: Friday 7th October 2022

Where: Printworks London in London

A name synonymous with trance music, Paul van Dyk should be no stranger to dance buffs, regardless of their age. The Grammy-nominated pioneer is considered an OG superstar in the domain of electronic music, boasting a career that has incredibly spanned more than 4 decades, taking him to clubbing destinations across the world. 

Bringing a special edition of his SHINE party to the English capital this evening, the German native will deliver a first-class set of hypnotic, high-tempo anthems - from 'In Your Arms' to 'Forbidden Fruit' and 'Tell Me Why' - with assistance from Dutch trance veterans, Ferry Corsten and Aly & Fila.


Find tickets for Paul van Dyk presents SHINE - here



Friction presents After Dark

When: Friday 7th October 2022

Where: Electric Brixton in London

Head honcho of iconic drum n bass labels, Shogun Audio and Elevate, Ed Keeley AKA Friction will be making the final preparations in the lead up to tonight's unveiling of his latest studio album, After Dark

Following on from his latest London E1 showcase, which saw the enduring artist tease out new material from the 14-track record, the esteemed DJ returns to the capital once more, marking the launch of the hotly-anticipated full-length release with his biggest ever London show at the inimitable Electric Brixton.

Admired selectors Luude, Pola & Bryson, Flowidus, Lens, CK3 with emcee's AD, Dogs and Linguistics will also lend their expertise to the party, ensuring the celebration goes off properly.


Find tickets for Friction presents After Dark - here



TANK presents Danza ft. Ben Hemsley & more

When: Friday 7th October 2022

Where: Tank Nightclub in Sheffield

Lionized selector and master of infectious grooves, Ben Hemsley takes over Sheffield night club, TANK this evening. The widley endorsed talent, whose been shutting down stages and tents at festivals across the UK throughout the summer, has experienced a meteoric rise this year, largely with thanks to the release a score of masssive dancefloor weapons and some masterfully curated live sets. 

Joining him behind the decks, rave-revellers can expect to dance from 10:30 pm until 5 am the following day to the sounds of equally talented names the likes of Elliot Adamson, Hannah Laing, Charlotte Ord and more.  


Find tickets for TANK presents Danza - here



Cirque Du Soul: Birmingham

When: Friday 7th October 2022

Where: The Mill in Birmingham

The circus rolls into Birmingham tonight, as surreal party collective Cirque Du Soul arrive at Digeth-based event space, The Mill. 

The UKs biggest, baddest and most colourful rave bonanza will commandeer multiple rooms and hideouts tucked away inside the venue with the sounds of bass, house, UKG, hip hop and disco resounding throughout. DJs perfroming at the event include Leeds-based selector, Freddie Baker (Bakey), Cirque Du Soul residents, The Weaver Bros, Holl3 and DJ Tayo, to name a few.

Expect a mythically themed wonderland bustling with immersive circus perfomers and production, confetti cannons and CO2 jets, with free giveaways running through the night. A party you simply cannot afford to miss. 


Find tickets for Cirque Du Soul: Birmingham - here



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.