Officially now a third of the way through the autumn and slowly creeping into spooky season, this week's New On Skiddle shines a spotlight on some of the frighteningly good, recently announced parties and gatherings, set to occur over the coming months and into the new year.
From blood-curdling, bone-shaking Halloween spooktacular's, featuring some of the biggest names in electronic music, to monumental New Years parties, late freshers week events and even some early bird offerings from an array of our favourite music festivals - there's a great deal to sink your teeth into, and what's more - for the vast majority of us - it's payday week!
Spend your money wisely, dear friends. Secure yourself entry to the following events and avoid the torment of FOMO.
(Click or tap on the event, artist and/or venue names below for tickets and more...)
ENRG x Chibuku presents Disclosure
When: Saturday 16th October 2021
Where: Blackstone Street Warehouse in Liverpool
Globe-conquering dance duo, Disclosure head up a mighty lineup in Liverpool this October, taking to the stage alongside dexterous DJ talents Folamour, DJ Seinfeld, India Jordan, Dance System, Bklava and Dom Chung.
Coming to one of the city's biggest live music establishments, the Blackstone Street Warehouse on Liverpool's north docks, courtesy of party experts Chibuku and ENRG - this is set to be one wild day-long party you won't want to miss!
Find tickets for ENRG x Chibuku presents Disclosure - here
The Weekender Festival 2022
When: Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th September 2022
Where: Newnham Park in Plymouth
Plymouth's go-to open-air music event, The Weekender Festival will return with a second two-day party in September 2022, following the resounding success of this years debut outing.
Promising to pull out all the stops, boasting an even bigger lineup of over twenty acclaimed acts as well as a whole host of local talent, a plethora of cocktail bars and food stalls, and its very own funfair, 2022's edition is almost guaranteed to blow this year's instalment clean out of the water!
Prepare for a journey through the best in underground electronic music and commercial dance over one jam-packed weekend next year! Tickets are now on sale!
Find tickets for The Weekender Festival 2022 - here
Pie Radio & Indulge Group presents Amapiano v Afrobeats Halloween Party
When: Sunday 31st October 2021
Where: Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester
Pie Radio and Indulge Group come together to bring very a special Halloween party to Manchester's Bowlers Exhibition Centre this October.
The upcoming day party will see some of the finest afrobeat and amapiano DJs from across Manchester, Birmingham and London descending upon the huge venue, delivering a first-rate soundtrack of danceable bangers. DJs confirmed to perform include B00gz, Chief, Tooj, Maniaco17, DJ Skay, G2, DJ Sammy V, Sskes, Jessethedj, Mixrmoe, Toots, DJ Fistoz, Pmmp and many more
Expect huge sound systems, even bigger fully-stocked bars and plenty of outrageous fancy dress.
Find tickets for Amapiano v Afrobeats Halloween Party - here
Audio Farm 2022
When: Thursday 1st - Monday 5th September 2022
Following an amazing comeback event this year, Audio Farm's team of passionate organisers have announced that they will return to the beautiful Shropshire countryside in 2022, for yet another psychedelic live music affair.
This year's recent event, which saw the grounds of a classical Georgian estate transformed into a wonderland of magic, beauty and chaos, provided ticket holders with five days of live music and entertainment from a huge list of acclaimed names and over twenty-five UK sound system collectives.
Rumours regarding the lineup for next years event have yet to begin circulating, but if Audio Farm 2021 was anything to go by, it looks certain to be massive! Early birds tickets are now available to buy and selling fast! Get yours now below by following the link below...
Find tickets for Audio Farm 2022 - here
Boundary Brighton Festival 2022
When: Saturday 24th September 2022
Where: Stanmer Park in Brighton
Another major festival is already preparing for its return next September...
Boundary Brighton, officially labelled the last festival of the 2022 season, will see out a colossal year for festivals with a bang next year. Pledging to push any regular festival-goers experience to the limits and change any preconceived notions of what a festival should sound, taste or look like, Boundary is promising an immersive party experience the likes of which will be hard forgotten.
The city's biggest electronic event will again bring some of the scene's biggest names to Brighton once again, to deliver the best cuts in house, drum n bass, bassline and more, over one epic day of live music.
Find tickets for Boundary Brighton Festival 2022 - here
Cream Classical On The Waterfront 2022
When: Saturday 17th - Sunday 18th September 2022
Where: Liverpool Pier Head in Liverpool
After an amazing series of shows on the Liverpool waterfront this year, which saw the likes of K-Klass, Basement Jaxx, Faithless, Seb Fontaine, and Tall Paul performing dance classics alongside the outstanding Kaleidoscope Orchestra, Cream Classical has announced that it will commandeer Liverpool's Pier Head for another round of events, taking place over Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September.
Those lucky few who acquire tickets can look forward to more big names, bigger tunes, and even bigger firework displays, all under the watch of the city's magnificent and instantly recognisable skyline.
Fifth release tickets are now on sale and moving fast. Don't hesitate - Get yours now by following the link below.
Find tickets for Cream Classical On The Waterfront 2022 - here
Sound Sounds Weekender 2022
When: Friday 1st - Monday 4th April 2022
Where: Pontins Holiday Centre in Southport
A brand new music festival is coming to the English seaside resort of Southport next April - Sound Sounds Weekender.
Set to takeover Southport's Pontins Holiday Park for four days, the festival will welcome a stellar lineup of over eighty original acts covering a broad range of genres and styles - from indie to punk, grime, rock and alternative.
Those already confirmed to make an appearance at next years inaugural event include established names the likes of Ewan McVicar, Egyptian Blue, Dream Wife, The Lottery Winners, The K’s, Clockworks, Lauran Hibberd, Bob Vylan, Big Joanie and The Shakes.
The holiday complex will offer its guests their very own apartment, fitted with a bathroom, kitchen, and a comfy bed to crash on in the evening. No need to head out and buy that pop-up tent.
Do away with the wellies and the wet wipes and enjoy the comforts of home at this debut coastal event.
Find tickets for Sound Sounds Weekender 2022 - here
LWE presents Tobacco Dock New Years Day
When: Saturday 1st January 2022
Where: Tobacco Dock London in London
London party starters, LWE return to one of East London's most memorable and distinct venues, the Tobacco Dock for another huge New Years Day event.
Bringing in the new year with a bang, the ten-hour experience promises 'a session of unparalleled underground sounds and bespoke production' at the first LWE New Years Day gathering in four years.
Set to take the roof off the grade one listed warehouse space on Saturday 1st January 202, the first three lofty DJ names announced include Enzo Siragusa, Loco Dice and Knee Deep In Sound label boss, Hot Since 82. Many more artists are yet to be added to the bill.
Expect the most sensational lineup of talent across multiple rooms, each armed with the very best in sound and lighting, at one of the capital's stand-out New Years Day parties.
Find tickets for LWE presents Tobacco Dock New Years Day - here
Cirque Du Soul: Nottingham Halloween Special
When: Monday 25th October 2021
Where: Rock City in Nottingham
The Cirque Du Soul rolls in Nottingham for one night only this October, summoning the horror and darkness of the underworld for their first-ever Halloween special at one of the city's premier nightspots - Rock City.
A twisted night of fun featuring a circus of misfits and freaks awaits those who acquire tickets for what is set to be a sought-after event. Once a music venue, Rock City will be transformed into an unrecognisable, eerie haunted mansion full of never-seen-before decor and production.
Live music on the night will come from unholy names the likes of Culture Shock, Weaver Bros, DJ Tayo, Luke Wolfman and the deviant Cirque Du Soul residents.
Don your best Halloween attire and head to the dance floor on Monday 25th October for an evening of sinister merrymaking.
Find tickets for Cirque Du Soul: Nottingham Halloween Special - here
Sersa Records X Subwave presents DJ Zinc
When: Friday 8th October 2021
Where: The Warehouse in Leeds
Pioneer of breakbeat, drum n bass and UKG, London-based DJ/producer, DJ Zinc heads north next weekend for an extra special two-hour long performance at The Warehouse in Leeds.
The respected selector is regarded as one of the most influential DJ names in electronic music, having sold over a million physical records across numerous celebrated labels, over the past two decades. He's achieved huge hits and chart success with artists such Ms Dynamite, on 2010's 'Wile Out', and continues to be a force of change within modern music.
With house music very much his current obsession, Zinc has an arsenal of new dance floor destroying tracks ready to tear up any venue or event. His most recent work has seen high profile collaborations with the likes of Chris Lorenzo, My Nu Leng and JackBeats.
Don't miss your chance to witness an icon of dance music at the helm in Leeds this October. Tickets now on sale below...
Find tickets for Sersa Records X Subwave presents DJ Zinc - here
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