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Sankeys Final 10 Parties



After hearing the sad news of Sankeys in Manchester closing, we bring you news to soften the blow. Here is a countdown of the last 10 parties at the world renowned club, all leading to its end on 6th May, which sold out in 4 hours yesterday. So make sure you are quick to get tickets for one of the last 10 at this very special club.

David Vincent, Sankeys’ founder and visionary, says that, “I have been totally overwhelmed with the response with the thousands of emails, Facebook, text and phone messages which have come in from all over the world. There is a lot of emotional tears in the Sankeys office right now. Thank you very much for all the love showed, we all really appreciate it. I really cannot believe how quickly the closing party sold out – all tickets sold within 4 hours, which I feel shows what the club means to people, to be a part of this spectacular 12-hour event. We also now have a run of 10 brilliant parties leading to the closing event which are all going to have extra resonance; these are the last chances to experience the club before I close it indefinitely for the summer. Expanding on my statement from yesterday, for me what I have learnt is that it is impossible to run two clubs at the same time the way I want to – which is me being present to ensure everything runs perfectly. I can only be in one place. And also it’s vital I have my team around me too, which is why I have made this decision, to bring everyone with me to Ibiza for our third season there. So the last few weeks in Manchester at the club are going to be something really special – I hope people are able to come to at least one of the final events we have got coming up.”

12th April

The final run starts tonight with Recentes who will bring us some very big names indeed! Braiden a man who is constantly mutating and branching out, he takes in everything from sumptuous soulful house to groove-laden electro to the most developed deep, dark techno. With him will be Karma Kid who released his debut single on Bondax’s Justus label last year and it was a smash. Alongside them will also be Zed BiasFriend Within and Monki will be making an appearance also. Get your tickets below:

13th April

Guti will be there playing live on that night and as his philosophy is “Drawing up his own way” which makes his performances something you shouldn’t miss. Alongside him is Mathias Kaden who has proved he loves his profession over and over, as his intuition for the crowd and location is second to none. With them on the night will also be Kenny Larkin, H2, Jozef K, Us & Them and Daniel Sanders. So with all these names how can you miss this night? You can’t! So get your tickets now:

19th April

Electronic trio Dark Sky will be entertaining us. The trio met at music college and formed in 2008 out of a mutual love for the ever evolving London electronic music scene, a love that the trio have always reflected through not only their DJ sets but also their productions, drawing influences from original UK garage through to house, via drum & bass and hip hop. Also on the night are underground house heads Waze and Odyssey, with Locked Groove and Voyeur in support. What a night! Tickets below:

20th April

Shed is a man of action, a living example how to reinvent oneself again and again within the boundaries of electronic music. At the same time, Shed does not follow shallow trends. The Berlin-based producer firmly believes in the power of techno music. With him will be the brilliance of 2562, Benjamin Damage, Doc Daneeka and Jozef K. Be sure to not be left out and buy your tickets:

26th April

The unbelievable talent of Zane Lowe will be here on the night, along with Mark Bradbury also known as The Dutch Rudder who spent years working towards becoming a full-time professional DJ and earning his rightful place within the DJing world. He also gives a bit back as he has been known to teach classes to help up and coming DJs. Alongside them will be Koan Sound aswell! So make sure your tickets are got:

27th April  

Barcelona born Paco Osuna will be showcasing his skills for us, his passion for music started out when he was very young, at the tender age of 14 he was part of a regular crowd at Studio 54, where the most charismatic DJ, Raul Orellana, was spinning Acid House, marking Paco in the way of understanding DJing. With him will be Darius Syrossian, Djebali, Wolf Music and Us & Them. Make sure you don’t miss out!

28th April    SecretSundaze will be bringing us Giles Smith One of the things that sets Giles apart is his sense of house history. For two decades now has he been collecting records, initially with no desire to spin them in public whatsoever. The young Smith was simply obsessed with tracking down what he heard on the radio, clubs and mix tapes absorbing influences and inspiration without prejudice. A brotherly shove soon got him on the decks, though, and now, in 2013, all that early research is still paying off in dividends. Also on the night will be James Priestley, Moid and John Hanley. Get your tickets below:3rd May

Cream is giving us the chance to see a stellar line-up of Max Vangeli, who dared to chase his musical ambitions all the way to America, the world is now the stage for the irreplaceable House stylings of Max Vangeli. The man injects an unmistakable energy into every avenue of his career which always proves for interesting sets from this man. Along with AN21, Tim Owen, George Kafetzis, Tom Staar, Nick Ashworth and Querky DJs. All building up to an unforgettable night.

4th May   Apollonia Showcase is treating us to one of the most exciting and in demand DJ’s on the underground scene today, Dyed Soundorom has come a long way since his first days as a promoter in Paris. Also there will be Shonky & Dan Ghenacia, Chappel. LALOOP is a brand which prides itself on a no-nonsense music policy, founded on the highest quality of house music in all of its forms and they will be bringing some friends along with them.

5th May   Most DJ/producers don’t crack into the DJMag Top 100 before the age of 30. Most of them don’t shun major label attention. Most of them don’t have the balls to call out the scene that they belong to when it’s failing to deliver the goods. And some don’t even produce ‘their’ own tracks. Gareth Emery, with his potent blend of trance, house, electro and techno, however, is not your average major league artist and he will be entertaining on the night. Along with him will be Craig Connelly, Sy Chan and Jason Herd. Get your tickets now:

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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