Skiddle Recommends: The Best Events to Attend in September 2022

All the biggest and best events being sold on Skiddle this September, all in one place

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 13th Sep 2022

Festival season is all but over, and what a bloody good run it was eh? There were those amongst you two-stepping to four tet and skanking to Shy FX throughout your escape to the enchanting land of Boomtown, others of you letting your hair down to headbang to Maiden at Download, and maybe a handful of you who decided The 1975 were a good backdrop for a tent bonfire (we hope there aren't many but if social media is anything to go off its statistically pretty likely) at Reading and Leeds. Yet, whilst the time of summer debauchery is coming to a close, that doesn't mean that September has to be a month of searching through Netflix all night for something to watch... You should be searching through Skiddle for something to do instead!

But, we are aware that many don't have the time for this, so we've put together all of the best events in September 2022 being sold on Skiddle in one place.

Outdoor raves still going strong into the start of Autumn, sprawling Fi(if slightly premature) Oktober fest beer tents taking over city centres, the start of Manchester's biggest party season in the Warehouse Project - there's a bucket load of events when you're looking for what's on in September 2022, so scroll down and take a look...

 

 

Boneyard - Liverpool's Ultimate Metal Night

When: Saturday 17th September 2022

Where: The Shipping Forecast in Liverpool

Boneyard are back at The Shipping Container in Liverpool to bring you one of the most high-octane nights of the year, bound to open the crowd into moshing and cause many a head to bang this September. The night will feature all the very best music from the metal scene, so expect to hear Deftones, Slipknot, Korn, Bullet For My Valentine, and many, many more. Not only will the music cause a riot, but their drink prices just might too, if arriving before 1 am, you will be able to take advantage of some quality drink deals, with mixers and shots costing under £2, as well as Budweiser and Corona costing just £2. So if you're inclined towards the leather, then get yourself down here, and let chaos ensue.

Find tickets for Boneyard - Liverpool's Ultimate Metal Night - Here

 


 

Zero Club / Alice In Chains Special - 30 Years Of Dirt

When: Friday 23rd September 2022

Where: Retro in Manchester

Calling all the grungiest members out there, to celebrate 30 years of the monumental Alice in Chains record, Dirt, Retro in Manchester is putting on a night celebrating everything about the album, the band, and the Grunge scene they lead the charge of. Alongside playing every tune off the record, favourites and forgotten gems amongst the usual Zero Club 90’s night will blast from the Soundsystem. So expect to hear the likes of Nirvana, The Pixies, Pearl Jam, Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, and so much more. It's going to be an unmissable night for Manc grunge heads, and we can't wait to see you there!

 

Find Tickets for Zero Club / Alice In Chains Special - 30 Years of Dirt - Here

 


 

Defying Gravity - A Musical Club Night!

 

When: Thursday 22nd September 2022

Where: The Shipping Forecast in Liverpool

Life is no dress rehearsal, protest Red Carnival, the frontrunners of this theatrical night in Liverpool, and we can't agree with them more. So, if there's no dress rehearsal, then there's nothing stopping you from getting up and out on that stage (or dancefloor for this matter) and belting out all the words from your favourite musicals. Whilst sipping on a Musical-themed cocktail, you most definitely won't stop the beat and a singalong that broadway would be proud of is bound to ensue inside The Shipping Forecast. So, warm up those vocal cords, practise your lines, and break a leg! This nights gonna be worth it.

 

Find tickets for Defying Gravity - A Musical Club Night - Here

 


 

MP x Heverlee - Melting Pot 21

When: Friday 23rd September 2022

Where: Barras Art And Design (BAaD) in Glasgow

Nearing the end of the month, Disco House purveyors Melting Pot are polishing off the mirror balls and providing the beats ahead of their 21st birthday celebrations. The lineup will be massive for the disco heads of Glasgow as, for the first time in fifteen years, DJ Billy Woods will join Simon Cordiner in the mix, reuniting the OG Melting Pot DJ lineup. Plus, with the incredible Heverlee tearing up the support slot, you just know this one is about to pop off. Alongside the top tuneage, guests can also watch a live mural come to life over the weekend. You know what to do Glasgow!

 

Find tickets for MP x Heverlee - Melting Pot 21 - here

 


 

WHP22 - Metropolis 20th Anniversary 

When: Friday 23rd September 2022

Where: Depot (Mayfield) in Manchester

Calling all the hardcore ravers in the place, get the gun fingers primed and tickets bought for the unmissable 20th Anniversary of Metropolis at the Warehouse Project this September. With DnB heroes peppering the lineup, from Chase & Status to Andy C to Turno, it's bass heads walking dreamworld and this anniversary is bound to be a belter. 

With tickets nearly sold out for the event, there's no better time than now to secure a spot. On top of this, it's a WHP event, and we all know what that means. Top-of-the-line production, awesome light shows and a sound system primed to burst an eardrum or two, all inside the iconic Mayfield (Depot), and we can't think of a better venue for the chaos to ensue.

 

Find tickets for WHP22 - Metropolis 20th Anniversary - here

 


 

Krew Love Sundays: DMC, Kyle Toole, Curl FM + more 

When: Sunday 25th September 2022

Where: The Loft MCR in Manchester

Coming through the sound systems The Loft, the new 200-capacity venue off of Manchester's Oldham Road that is quickly becoming one of the hottest venues in the city, this September is Krew Loves brand new Sunday Shakedowns event. The night will see a tailored pick of the best local selectors descend on the decks and almost assuredly smash it up. 

The Animal Crossing crew who owns The Loft have built a reputation for putting on some of the city's coolest events, throwing parties in abandoned car showrooms and under derelict railway arches. But the series of nights coming to The Loft for events in September 2022 look likely to see the guerilla events the brand is known for a proper home. 

 

Find tickets for Krew Love Sundays: DMC, Kyle Toole, Curl FM + more - here

 


 

Shangri-La Presents: Drumcode

When: Saturday 24th September 2022

Where: Depot in Cardiff

Whilst you will most definitely not find the mythical city of Shangri-La in the Welsh valleys, what does await you there is a fantastical night of some of the best drum code acts on the scene at the minute with Drumcode at the Depot in Cardiff. 

Held by the fabled company under the same moniker as the fictitious land, the event sees Techno legend Alan Fitzpatrick among the acts looking to inject a historic vibe into the crowd, alongside Boxia and Juilet fox among others. If you're into the delightful droning dance of drumcode then the Welsh valleys may be on the agenda this September, but tickets are low, so get on Skiddle, secure your tickets and avoid rave FOMO.

 

Find tickets for Shangri-La Presents: Drumcode - here

 


  

Wicked N Bad 4 - Fight Night

When: Sunday 18th September 2022

Where: Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in London

With an ace lineup of fighters, and a beef-scented atmosphere to the event (Tommy The Judge on the main card has just betted his opponent Tom Little £55,000 that he will beat him) it's going to be a rivalry fuelled amateur boxing event for the ages. Taking place at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, the fight night has sold all of its ringside seats and with tickets to get in dwindling fast, there's no better time to watch the card don the gloves and have it out in the ring. 

So, if you want to see seven fights to the bell, with all the brutal victories that go alongside it, then Skiddle is the place to get them, so pop onto the website and secure your seat for what is bound to be THE best fight night of the month.

 

Find tickets for Wicked N Bad 4 - Fight Night - here

 


 

WHP22 - Repercussion

When: Saturday 10th September 2022

Where: Depot (Mayfield) in Manchester

Repercussion by Warehouse Project is back again in September 2022, and the lineup is so good that it may just hurt. With some of the best names in electronic, hip hop, techno, house, jungle, and drum and bass right now, donning the decks at Depot (Mayfield) across SIX different rooms. If you're going to event one WHP event this year, we think it should be this one.

The event has Warehouse Project, Boiler Room and other veteran brands behind it, so you can be certain that the 14 hours of music will have you grooving away until its 4 am curfew on Sunday morning. Plus, with Little Simz, Nia Archives, Jamie xx, Mr Scruff, Fred Again and even some special guests taking the stage, there should be little you need to be convinced to grab a ticket. Just do so quickly, it's deffo gonna sell out.

 

Find tickets for WHP22 - Repercussion - here

 


 

Warped x The Loft: Bluetoof, Cosworth, Lily Huu, Syntax

When: Friday 16th September 2022

Where: The Loft MCR in Manchester

Another awesome choice of events in September 2022, brought to you by the peeps at Animal Crossing and The Loft is Warped x The Loft. The Warped gang take to The Loft for the first time ever with some of the UK's finest selectors in the worlds of garage, bass, breaks and jungle for a 6-hour showdown at one of Manchester's most exciting spots.

The loft conversion is bound to get sweaty for this one (as they always do but doesn't it just add to the charm a bit?), and the gun fingers will undoubtedly be ablaze mid-skank. With raucous local acts like Bluetoof, Cosworth and Lily Huu taking over the sound system, it'll be impossible not to let out the inner raver. The night will be one of the best events for the bass and garage heads in Manchester this September, and we feel for you if you miss out.

 

Find tickets for Warped x The Loft: Bluetoof, Cosworth, Lily Huu, Syntax - here

 


 

Native Presents: Kings of the Rollers + Inja

When: Saturday 17th September 2022

Where: University Main Hall in Plymouth

Plymouth, the Kings are coming. Native has teamed up with Plymouth Students Union to bring one of the hottest Drum & Bass acts around to you this September. The event is billed as a kick-start Freshers week and one that will be done with a serious BANG. Serum, Voltage, Bladerunner and Inja have become D&B figureheads in their own right, but together, They have channelled their love of a dirty bassline into the iconic King of the Rollers.

So if you've chosen Plymouth as your destination for uni, or you just bloody love a bit of DnB, you can't miss out on this one, Skiddles the place to get your tickets, so click the link and avoid the rave regret.

 

Find tickets for Native Presents: Kings of the Rollers + Inja - here

 


 

Oktoberfest - Temple Arches, Leeds

When: Saturday 24th September 2022

Where: Temple Arches in Leeds

Who said all the events on here had to be focused around Music? Well for those of you looking for a day out more than a night boogying away in a sweat box (for undisclosed reasons we think you should really be doing both, but each to their own), Chow Down are bringing an unmissable start to the Oktoberfest celebrations to Temple Arches at the end of the month. When looking for what's on in September 2022, you wouldn't be blamed for not thinking of Oktober fest. But, with the largest beer garden in Leeds hosting the biggest celebration on the beer calendar, it's hard to ignore

So Dust off your lederhosen, buckle up those clogs, and prepare to sink a fair few steins, because Oktoberfest is happening, and we want to see you there.

 

 

Find tickets for Oktoberfest - Temple Arches, Leeds - here

 


 

DnB Allstars Caged: London / The Opening Party

When: Saturday 24th September 2022

Where: HERE At Outernet in London

Coming to HERE at Outernet in London, the largest live events venue to be built in the city centre since the 1940s and described as “the most advanced experiential public space in the world” (it also features 23,000 sq. ft. of floor-to-ceiling 16K screens, talk about high tech!), is Caged. The event is a bass-fuelled opening party for the brand new space and it is proving to be one of the most sought-after events in the big smoke in September 2022. 

Despite still not having any artists announced, you just know that it's going to be full of stars. The space has massive acts like Annie Mac, Alfie Templeman and Sam Ryder lined up to play, so if they're anything to go off, the bookings should be primed to make the sound system tremble. Whilst the lack of confirmed acts may scare you, this is going to be one hell of a night in a space that is bound to become a cornerstone of the London live scene.

 

Find tickets for DnB Allstars Caged: London / The Opening Party - 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.

 

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