The final step in the governments 'Roadmap out of Lockdown' is now well within our sights, and new events are beginning to come at us thicker and faster than we've seen all year. In fact, we haven't seen this many new and amazing events since the normality of 2019!
Now on the cusp of being reacquainted with our long-lost freedoms once more, we'd like to lend some solid advice to those looking to party this summer - Start planning now! Tickets for events all across the UK are selling out at breakneck speeds! Seriously, we can't keep up!
Don't miss your opportunity to be a part of something special this year, and make sure you experience at least one music festival or gig or rave, or even a theatre show... or maybe all four! Go on, you deserve it.
Check out this week's latest and greatest events on Skiddle below, and get yourself a ticket or two whilst you still can...
(Click or tap on the names of artists, events and venues below for tickets and more)
knee Deep in Leeds w/ Hot Since 82, AJ Christou, Madvilla
When: Saturday 31st July 2021
Where: Mint Warehouse in Leeds
Respected house music producer and DJ don, Hot Since 82 brings his Knee Deep in Sound event and record imprint to Leeds' Mint Warehouse this July, providing live performances from a host of forward-thinking dance names.
Joining him on the ones and two's, those present for the 12 plus hour experience can expect to hear the finest cuts in house, deep house and techno from selectors the likes of AJ Christou, Madvilla, Junior Simba, Tobias, DXNBY, Emma Forster, Luke Hazell, Myles Harris, Sy Burndred and Volex.
To sign up for tickets for knee Deep in Leeds, click or tap here
IllumiNaughty presents Sugar Rush
When: Saturday 18th September 2021
Where: Electric Brixton in London
Experience a rush unlike any other, as we resurface from the lingering chokehold of COVID restrictions, at IllumiNaughty's Sugar Rush party in London this September.
Promising their biggest event to date, reinstating the UK's absent live music scene once again, the audacious party-throwing collective, renowned for their elaborate decor, theatrics and gobsmacking lineups, will arrive at one of London's most popular music spots - Electric Brixton this September.
Transforming the culturally significant venue into an unrecognisable and vibrant 'Candyland' world, comprised of lollipop trees, interactive installations, neon statues, colourful performers and amazing stage structures, Sugar Rush will have you dizzy with excitement and energy from start to finish. A land of decadent adventures awaits...
Find tickets for Illuminaughty presents Sugar Rush here
Cafe Mambo Ibiza in the Park
When: Friday 30th July 2021
Where: Bedford Park in Bedford
A widely known institution of dance music and a long-standing mecca of those who make the yearly pilgrimage to the famed White Isles, Ibiza's Cafe Mambo brings the sensory delights of its humble music venue to London's Bedford Park once more this summer.
Returning with a star-studded line-up of DJs, those who acquire tickets for what is set to be one of the capitals most popular summertime events can expect to hear and dance to the biggest new tracks and iconic club Classics from the likes of Hannah Wants, Mark Knight, Sister Bliss, one of the founding members of '90s dance act Faithless, and Riton.
Join thousands of fellow revellers at this incredible open-air event, upon the spacious green grounds of Bedford Park, and witness one of the most spectacular Mambo events ever to have taken place in the UK this July.
The full lineup for this event has yet to be announced. Watch this space.
Find tickets for Cafe Mambo Ibiza in the Park here
Cafe Mambo Ibiza | Classics at the Castle
When: Friday 20th August 2021
Where: Castle Howard in York
The Cafe Mambo team strike again, this time taking their unique Ibiza themed dance event to the northern reaches of England.
Taking residency of one of the North's most stunning and historic locations, 300-year-old stately home Castle Howard in York, Classics at the Castle will see world-class names the likes of Todd Terry, Roger Sanchez, Judge Jules, Julie McKnight, Ridney and Robin S taking fans back in time to the former golden era of dance on Isla Blanca (Ibiza to me and you).
Join the time-honoured superstar DJs that made Ibiza what is today, and dance through day and night to some of your favourite club classic anthems.
Find tickets for Cafe Mambo Ibiza - Classics at the Castle here
The DEPO Plymouth - Opening Season
When: Friday 1st October - Friday 10th December 2021 (19 events)
Where: The DEPO Plymouth
Plymouths latest live music venue and nightclub, The DEPO has announced its opening series of shows with 19 dates set to see fans of house, drum n bass, disco, techno and more right through until the end of the year.
Amongst the many exemplary DJs and producers included on the listings of the clubs first season of events, are musical greats such as Artwork, K Klass, Mike Skinner, Pete Tong, Shapeshifters and more contemporary names likes of Sherelle, Dimension, Low Steppa and more.
Find tickets for The DEPO Plymouth - Opening Season here
WAH - Hybrid Minds / Friction / Turno / LSB / DRS: In Session
When: Friday 8th October 2021
Where: O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds
Seasoned party pro's Worried About Henry (WAH) present a night of hefty, bowl moving bass music from a bill of sublime drum n bass talents at Leeds' O2 Academy this October.
Topping the programme on the night and rinsing the venues in-house sound system, liquid D'n'B duo Hybrid Minds will quite literally blow punters away with tracks from their extensive and lauded back catalogue. Supporting them on the night, fellow bass heads Friction, Turno, LSB and DRS will also bring the big room party vibes. Trigger fingers at the ready.
Find tickets for WAH: In Session here
The Concorde 2 presents... Reopening Series
When: Monday 21st - Saturday 26th June 2021 (6 events)
Where: The Concorde 2 in Brighton
Legendary south coast music venue, Brighton's Concorde 2 will finally open its doors to the public once again on Monday 21st June, presenting an almost week-long run of events to celebrate the easing of all remaining COVID restrictions here in the UK. Cracking.
Scheduled to make an appearance at the multi-award-winning live music venue and nightclub, much to the delight of local music fans, are a handful of renowned dance floor destroyers and gifted room reading DJs. Those confirmed include Bugaboo, Voltage, Dusky, Bou and Faithless (DJ set) to name a few.
Find tickets for The Concorde 2 presents... Reopening Series here
WAH - Andy C ft. Tonn Piper & more
When: Friday 29th October 2021
Where: The Welly in Hull
Drum n bass devotee, RAM Records head honcho and all-around technical turntable wizard, Andy C will make the journey to the North-Eastern coast of England in the autumn this year, for a special one-off show at Hull venue - The Welly.
One of the biggest contributors to the robust UK bass music scene and a leading name in dance music in general, Andy C will bring his usual A-game to the people of East Yorkshire, delivering an evening of thunderous drum n bass alongside a list of other well-loved names.
Nothbase, Kaz and Crystal Clear will all throw down some of the heaviest tracks known to man, whilst MC Tonn Piper will oversee compere duties, engaging with both audiences and DJs throughout.
Find tickets for WAH - Andy C ft. Tonn Piper & more here
When: Saturday 18th - Sunday 19th September 2021
Where: Knebworth House in Knebworth
Calling all petrolheads, motor enthusiasts and speed freaks! Start your engines and make your way to the first-ever and annual Petrolheadinism Live event, taking place at Knebworth House in Stevenage this September.
Presented by the passionate team behind automotive movement, the Petrolheadinism Club, Petrolheadinism Live will welcome car lovers from across the UK to see and experience some of the world’s most exclusive and desirable automobiles.
Celebrating all things with four wheels, this epic family-friendly gathering will also see a handful of special guests appearing across the weekend. Richard Rawlings and Big Chris of the world-famous Gas Monkey Garage, will judge the Elite Class competition and speak live on stage to fans across both Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September.
Find tickets for Petrolheadinism Live here
Olly Murs live in Bedford Park
When: Thursday 29th July 2021
Where: Bedford Park in Bedford
Bringing smiles back to the faces of the people of Bedfordshire, X Factor runner up, English singer-songwriter and coach of TV talent show The Voice UK, Olly Murs will appear live on stage in front of thousands of music fans at Bedford Park this July, as part of a 25-date UK wide tour.
Performing a score of his many chart smashing, multi-platinum selling hits, including 'Troublemaker', 'Dance With Me Tonight' and 'Up', the exceptional entertainer and born showman will have audiences up and dancing from 5 pm until 11 pm at this stunning, open-air, one-off event.
Don't miss your chance to see the king of UK pop doing his thing live in Bedford this summer.
Find tickets for Olly Murs live in Bedford Park here
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