Skiddle Recommends: The best events to attend in April 2024

All of Skiddle’s biggest and best events in April 2024, all in one place. Grab your tickets in the boxes and make it a month to remember!

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 4th Apr 2024

The clocks have gone forward, the days are getting longer, and the weather is... well, it's weathering. But, with the clear skies and a hot sun on the horizon, what better time to get some epic events booked to make the month one to remember, and start spring off in the right way? 

In Aprils Skiddle Recommends we've got a whole bunch of raves and parties across the country, from huge outdoor parties, to the more intimate affairs; as well as some of the very best touring bands tearing up a whole range of venues. Basically, there are so many opportunities to get the dancing shoes on this month!

So, don't let April pass you by without some unforgettable memories. Check out the list below and secure your tickets for these amazing events, all available for purchase on Skiddle!    



Boyz II Men at BEC Arena 

When: Sunday 21st April 2024

Where: BEC Arena in Manchester

Geestar Empire announced that the world’s most loved and successful RnB boy band Boyz II Men will return to British shores next Spring, coming to take over the Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester with a full band and promise their legions of die-hard fans an unforgettable evening.

The multi-platinum selling and multi-Grammy award-winning Boyz II Men, originally from Philadelphia, are a trio comprised of Nathan Morris, Wanyá Morris and Shawn Stockman, bringing their hits like End Of The Road, Motownphilly, I'll Make Love To You, On Bended Knee, One Sweet Day and so many more. 

This one will sell out, grab those tickets now and don't miss out!


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Love to be... 30th Birthday Fest

When: Saturday 27th April 2024

Where: FORGE in Sheffield

Championed as the 'North's original super club' and winner of numerous awards, Love to be... is bringing one of their biggest events to date to FORGE in their home town of Sheffield to celebrate their official 30th Birthday!

With a full lineup that includes Grant Nelson, live house band Adelphi Music Factory and Happy Mondays' legend Bez who will be playing an acid house set, along with Doorly and Groove Assassin, and many more, this one looks set to be a belter and a glorious celebration of 90s house music!


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Blk (extended set) at Platform 11

When: Friday 5th April 2024

Where: Platform 11 in Pontypridd

Hard Tech and Trance don, Blk is coming to Pontypridd on the first weekend of the month, bringing his force-of-nature groove to Platform 11 alongside the venue's resident DJs and guests. 

Known far and wide for pushing the boundaries of the genre's sound, and getting a crowd locked into a fast and hard bounce, Blk is one of the best young producers in the game, and if you are local to the South Wales area, this is not one to miss. 


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When: Friday 19th April 2024

Where: SWG3 in Glasgow

One of the best and fastest-rising party starters in the UK, PRTY, are bringing one of the best and fastest-rising Scottish producers, CADZOW, to the rave mecca of Glasgow, SWG3, for a night of pure hard dance mayhem of the best kind. 

Hailing from Motherwell, CADZOW has supported by some of the top names in the scene like Alignment, SNTS, Sara Landry, CLTX, Blk and more. With a style that can vary from Hard Techno, Schranz to Hard Dance, this night in SWG3 looks set to be one of the producer's best sets to date. 


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Big North Tattoo Show

When: Saturday 27th April 2024

Where: Utilita Arena in Newcastle Upon Tyne

The International Big North Tattoo Show brings together 300+ of the best tattoo artists in the world under one roof. You can get tattooed by the best or watch them put masterpieces on skin. The event boasts tons of entertainment too, including fire, danger, music acts, a retro games arcade, art galleries and a lifestyle market.

It's going to be a massive celebration of all things ink on skin and we can't wait to the incredible art that comes out of it. Grab your tickets below!


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Solardo - All Night Long

When: Friday 5th April 2024

Where: Archive At Depot Mayfield in Manchester

As a part of The Warehouse Projects' new Archive series, Manchester's own iconic house duo Solardo are coming to their hometown to cause some serious moves to be made on the dancefloor. 

Refusing to be pigeonholed into any one dance genre, the UK’s Solardo has long proven their ability as musical chameleons, resulting in a growing discography that's as impressively varied as it is seamless. Experience it all, all night long, on Friday the 5th, grab last-minute tickets below!


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When: Saturday 27th April 2024

Where: Arts Club in Liverpool

Dysfunctional has teamed up with Liverpool promoters Exhilaration to bring you their first-ever hard techno rave in England. LESSSS has been taking over the techno scene, playing the biggest stages on the planet accompanied by her no-nonsense production and hard-hitting live sets.

This will be a one-off-intimate show in such a unique space that is the Art School, with support from local Liverpool legend VENTUR, Glasgow's hottest prospect SVRGN and one of the most exciting DJs coming out of Germany today - Sandra Romina. 

This one will be absolutely mega. 






Groovebox x Square One Presents Andy C

When: Saturday 20th April 2024

Where: The Emporium in Coalville

This April Groovebox are heading to The Emporium with the godfather of D&B, Andy C for an incredible D&B all-night showcase, and he's bringing a serious support with him, alongside amazing production, 1500+ Ravers across multiple rooms of D&B, Baseline, plus loads more! 

From jump up titan Turno, with Dreps on the Mic; to the likes of Heist, Filthy Habits, Jayfor and more on the main stage; then over on the bassline takeover stage, there will be Bass Boy, DJ EJ & Trilla, Mr Virgo, Tooley and more; basically, you will be locked in a skank from open until close. Grab tickets below!


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Moxy Muzik with Darius Syrossian & Special Guests

When: Friday 19th April 2024

Where: Joshua Brooks in Manchester

Moxy Muzik has become synonymous with Joshua Brooks, and on Friday 19th April, the man behind it all, Darius Syrossian, returns for another edition of his monthly residency, this time with Blondi and James Poole in support. 

This is a night for the real heads – those who appreciate the artistry of DJing and the power of a well-crafted set. Darius, Blondi, and James will take you on a journey through the best of underground electronic music.

Let's be real, it's always a special session when Darius and Moxy are in JB; grab your tickets below!


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Groovebox Binks Terrace Opening Party with Sam Divine

When: Saturday 20th April 2024

Where: Binks Yard in Nottingham

Join in with the illustrious Groovebox for their first show back at the stunning Binks Yard Terrace in 2024. Heading up proceedings will be The Queen of Defected Records, Sam Divine, who is joining as part of her UK Tour, with Ferric Dawn & Loeca supporting. 

You can expect 8 Hours of raving in the sun, Incredible Production, A variety of food vans, a Glitter Station, and obviously some absolute belters that'll have you grooving through the night. Grab tickets below!


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BIG FAT RAVE XL: Interplanetary Criminal, Saint Ludo / 360 Stage

When: Saturday 27th April 2024

Where: NX Newcastle in Newcastle Upon Tyne

The people of Newcastle know how to throw a serious doozy of a session, and when a lineup features the likes of Interplanetary Criminal and Saint Ludo, you know the crowd is going to be locked into a party. Especially when there's a 360-degree stage.

Across Two Rooms, and powered by the RAZE Soundsystem, this is going to be what it says on the tin, a BIG FAT RAVE. Grab tickets below!


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Heavy That | Live Rap Battles

When: Saturday 13th April 2024

Where: 24 Kitchen Street in Liverpool

Premier Battles return to Liverpool after last year's SELL OUT event, and they're bringing a STACKED card of comedy and fun rap battles to the city.

Full Line Up includes - Tony D vs The Saurus - Oshea vs Sean Kray - Grazza vs Mewlips - Kingslee Thunder vs Danny Jaqq - Pamflit vs Joy France - Doejoe vs Benny P - Coopar vs Free Will. Grab tickets below now!


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Bou + Kings of the Rollers (Day Sessions)

When: Saturday 20th April 2024

Where: Kasbah in Coventry

Bou, one of the biggest DnB producers in the game right now, having worked with Chase & Status, torn up some of the best clubs, and even secured some awards on the way, has gained a massively loyal following over the years. He links up with another DnB force to be reckoned with, Kings of the Rollers (comprised BladerunnerSerum, and Voltage). 

Going down in Coventry’s prime venue, around 1,350 ravers will make their way to the rave, gun fingers at the ready, for hours of nothing but banger after banger.  


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Jordan UK Tour


When: Dates between the 4th - 19th April 2024 

Where: The Lemon Tree in AberdeenClyde Rooms in GlasgowThe Welly in HullAcademy 2 in ManchesterThe Dome at Grand Central Hall in LiverpoolThe Marble Factory in BristolNetwork in Sheffield

Salford rapper Jordan McCann brings The Freedom Tour to many major UK cities this month. Racking up over 200,000 monthly Spotify listeners, Jordan uses his music to craft stories about his tough upbringing and suffering over rough, grimy beats.  

Starting by penning lyrics to pass the time in prison, it was his track Lifestyle that would lay the foundations for the loyal following he has today. If you 


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WYLD Nottingham w/ TASTE

When: Friday 19th April 2024

Where: Stealth in Nottingham

WYLD makes its debut in Nottingham at STEALTH this month with a stacked cast of House & Tech House spinners on the bill. From Josh Baker to Gaskin to Ryan Resso to Levi Swarn and more. This one's going to be a serious session in Notts and we can't wait to be grooving along with you. Grab tickets below! 


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Skyline pres. Mariano Mellino ALL NIGHT LONG

When: Saturday 6th April 2024

Where: Radisson Red in Glasgow

Skyliners, you're in for, yet again, something special this month. The awesome team up in the sky are little warm-up sesh the night before they have the illustrious El Maestro playing for you.

Join them for the return of Mariano Mellino, who touches down in the glass box in the sky on April 6. Playing all night long, with a midnight finish to ensure you’re all fresh for the HUGE show on Sunday, it’s a bargain treat too at just a fiver. Grab your ticket now!


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Second Speed: Trym, Fantasm, Fionn Curran

When: Friday 12th April 2024

Where: NX Newcastle in Newcastle Upon Tyne

The Geordies don't half know how to rave; and when Second Speed, the modern UK connoisseurs of Hard Acid and Techno rhythms,  bring their unique rave experience to the hallowed grounds of NX Newcastle later this month; you can bet they're gonna bring the party, Plus, with serious names like TrymFantasmFionn CurranJezza and Jod and M.unknown.D alongside, you can bet the party will be brought to them in equal measure. Grab your tickets below! 


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24hr Garage Girls: London

When: Friday 19th April 2024

Where: XOYO in London

They said real ravers don’t exist in London, so 24-hour Garage Girls are back at XOYO London to prove you wrong! Joining the 24hr Garage Girls will be the likes of DJ Jackum B2B Efan, Ance, Dark Moon, Kelsey, and with it all being hosted By: Scrufizzer, PVC, and Banditt.

After December’s incredible SOLD OUT 10 Years of 24-hour Garage Girls show, this is one not to be missed! 


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TTC // Songer, Phibes, MC Haribo, Katie Bosworth

When: Tuesday 23rd April 2024

Where: The Foundry Sheffield University Students' Union in Sheffield

Explosive UK rapper, Songer brings his bars and vibes to Tuesday Club off the back of his new album 'The Price of Therapy'. Joined by collaborator and drum & bass producer and DJ, Phibes alongside MC Haribo; and special guest vocalist Katie Bosworth.

These Tuesday club raves are becoming legendary in Sheffield, grab your ticket now and see what all the hype is about!


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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.