New On Skiddle: Belters Only, Ben Hemsley, 2024 festivals & more

Discover the best new events on Skiddle featuring Alix Perez, Feeder, Deacon Blue, Zed Bias, Tom Grennan, and so much more.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 30th Oct 2023

Now Halloween has come to a close (unless you’re heading out again tomorrow, you soldier, you), it’s time to start planning for some banging Christmas and NYE parties

This week’s New On Skiddle is here to help you do just that and then some with events around Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and even some to look forward to in 2024. 

This week, we bring you Feeder, Andy Whitby, Ben Hemsley, Deacon Blue, Belters Only, Zed Bias, Tom Grennan, Alix Perez, three massive 2024 festivals and more. Don’t say we don’t spoil you. 

Take a look at what’s new below and get planning for some of the biggest raves, gigs, and parties of your life.


Artum presents: Zed Bias


When: Saturday 9th December 2023

Where: ARTUM in Birmingham

Following a sold-out event with Wookie recently, Zed Bias returns to Birmingham’s vibrant creative hub, Artum, in December for another special Artum Presents night.

DJ pioneer Zed Bias is known for pushing boundaries in electronic and bass music, perhaps best known for the legendary UKG classic Neighbourhood. And Zed’s seminal Neighbourhood EP from 1999 was just reissued earlier this month on vinyl for the first time, so it’s the perfect time to catch the icon in action. 


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BYP Presents Feeder | Torquay


When: Wednesday 6th March 2024

Where: The Foundry in Torquay

He's got a brand new car… Looks like a jaguarFeeder come to Torquay in March next year, just before the release of their new double album Red-Black, which will complete a trilogy of albums, following on from 2022’s Torpedo.

On the scene for over three decades now, Feeder has sold over a whopping 7 million records, bringing their anthemic rock bangers to fans all over the world. Secure your tickets to catch the Welsh rockers at The Foundry next year to give yourself something to look forward to! 


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BELTERS ONLY + Special Guests (Archive only)


When: Friday 15th December 2023

Where: Depot (Mayfield) in Manchester

Irish dance duo, Belters Only, might just be one of the hardest-working acts in dance music right now. Off the back of a sold-out headline show at Blackstone Street Warehouse in Liverpool and an insane sell-out of Dublin’s 3Arena, the lads now come to Manchester to headline The Warehouse Project’s Archive room. 

Making the show extra special, long-time collaborator, Jazzy, joins them to perform tracks like Make Me Feel Good and Don’t Stop Just Yet. Sure to be high-demand tickets, secure yours now below. 


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Alix Perez : Birmingham


When: Saturday 3rd February 2024

Where: XOYO Birmingham in Birmingham

Classy, otherworldly drum and bass powerhouse, Alix Perez, finally makes his long-overdue return to Birmingham at the city’s newest incredible clubbing venue, XOYO

With this event being one of just two of Perez’s UK shows in 2024, this one’s set to be glorious with a two-hour set from Perez and SP:MC, with special guests to be announced soon. 

For anyone who’s been dying to catch Perez tear it up, this is one you’ll want to keep your eye on, or just go ahead and secure your tickets below to ensure your place. 


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Andy Whitby & Friends


When: Friday 15th December 2023

Where: The Classic Grand in Glasgow

The King of Bounce, Andy Whitby, brings his massive headline show to Glasgow’s Jamaica Street just before Christmas - cheeky early Crimbo prezzie, anyone? 

From 10pm - 4am, the multi-award-winning DJ (Hard Dance Awards’ Best DJ, Best Resident, and Best Album) gets The Classic Grand sweaty with huge hard dance bangers. On the scene for over 15 years, Whitby has made his way to the forefront of hard house, hard dance, and bounce, now considered a pioneer of fast and euphoric sets.

With sell-out tours across the UK, Australia, America, North America, and beyond, if there’s anyone you can trust to put on a show, it’s Whitby. 


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InfeXmas '23


When: Saturday 16th December 2023

Where: The Classic Grand in Glasgow

Scottish hardstyle events and record labels, InfeXious, brings hardstyle holiday cheer to Glasgow for one last rave before you’re stuck at home passing veg to relatives. 

The hardstyle and rawstyle bash kicks off at 10pm and takes lively ravers up to 3am with a pulsing lively soundtrack. If you're new to InfeXious events, these parties are known for loud banging music, fantastic crowds, and incredible shows all around. 

With Christmas just around the corner, we reckon it’s the perfect time to gift yourself a little treat. 


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On the Waterfront presents Ben Hemsley


When: Saturday 22nd June 2024

Where: Pier Head Liverpool L3 in Liverpool

On the Waterfront brings the biggest name in the UK electronic music scene to Liverpool in the summer of 2024. Almost sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? 

The Geordie, who seems to have done it all already including a residency in Ibiza, Creamfields, a huge homecoming show at Utilita Arena, and so much more, comes to Liverpool’s Pier Head in June to bless a huge crowd of ravers with belter after belter.

If you still haven’t checked out a Hemsley set, we recommend you get on it ASAP before he takes over the world. 


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On the Waterfront presents Deacon Blue


When: Sunday 23rd June 2024

Where: Pier Head Liverpool L3 in Liverpool 

Scottish pop rock legends, Deacon Blue, also come to Liverpool’s Pier Head in the not-so-distant summer of 2024 and it’s going to be absolutely huge. 

Known for nostalgic, hopeful tracks Dignity and Real Gone Kid, the band, with eleven studio albums, has been on the scene since 1985. 

About the show, songwriter and vocalist Ricky Ross said: “We’re excited to return to Liverpool for a very special show, a city that carries a special place in our heart and what better location to perform, see you all in June!" It’s clearly going to be a super special show. 


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In The Park Newcastle presents Tom Grennan


When: Friday 3rd May 2024

Where: Leazes Park in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Possibly Britain’s biggest pop star at the moment, Tom Grennan comes to Newcastle’s Leazes Park in May next year to treat music fans to his countless bangers including a fair few platinum-selling hits. 

With Little Bit Of Love, Found What I've Been Looking For, Lionheart (Fearless), and plenty of other massive tunes, it probably comes as no surprise that The Official Big Top 40 named three of Grennan’s songs as The Biggest Songs of 2022.

Armed with plenty of tracks everyone knows as well as a captivating energy on the stage, it’s sure to be a show you won’t soon forget.  


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Highest Point Festival


When: Friday 10th - Saturday 11th May 2024

Where: Williamson Park in Lancaster

One of the best music festivals in Lancaster returns in May next year for more multi-genre madness spanning DnB, house, indie, disco, and pop. 

The award-winning fest, set in the remarkable Williamson Park, boasts multiple stages of music showcasing some of the best and biggest names in British music. In 2023, the festival welcomes performances from Hacienda Classical, Anne-Marie, Bastille, Turno, Girls Don’t Sync, and many more over a blissful sunny weekend. 

Early bird tickets sold out rapidly on Friday, so secure your tickets now below before the price increases!


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Crooked House In The Park 2024


When: Sunday 25th August 2024

Where: TBC in Lichfield

Crooked House In The Park returns to Litchfield in 2024 for its fourth year running, bringing ravers an electrifying lineup of electronic dance music including house, trance, UKG, drum and bass, and a splash of reggae.

This year, the festival saw performances from Groove Armada, Pendulum, Sam Divine, Low Steppa, David Rodigan, Artful Dodger, and many more. The 12-hour festival boasts six stages of music, fairground rides, local food stalls, the return of the rum and reggae beach, and much more.

Secure your tickets now below to save before the price increases! 


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Equinox Festival


When: Thursday 19th - Monday 23rd September 2024

Where: Chalk Farm in Grimsby, Lincolnshire

The festival that celebrates freedom and the changing of seasons returns in 2024 with DnB, psy/goa trance, punk, ska, and reggae performed by over 100 bands, artists, and DJs across three live and three dance tents. 

With a big central fire, a healing area, workshops and crafts, walkabout entertainers, handmade crafts and jewellery stalls, a kid’s area and more, the fest is adored for its inclusive and liberating atmosphere with happy, welcoming attendees - a solid addition to your 2024 plans. 


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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.









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