Thursday 23 May
HIP HOP / TROPICAL / DANCEHALL & BASHMENT ~ Hipsters Dont Dance is back for another night of World Carnival fun! This time joined by producer & DJ FAMOUS ENO. Fresh from his storming set on London’s important Just Jam, he will be bringing us his take on Grime, Bashment & more. His release on New York based record Label & (home to Vybz Kartel) Mixpak is still a firm favourite in the clubs. Famous Eno & HDD is always a memorable partnership & no doubt this will be the case on the night. Residents MURLO, THE LARGE, ILLANJA, KAZABON & HOOTIE WHO will be in full support bringing you the best in Hip Hop, Tropical & Dancehall.
HOUSE / GARAGE / HIP HOP / BASS / TROPICAL ~ Off The Record returns to present a strictly vinyl set from innovative British beatmaker Paul White whose been working alongside Danny Brown since his breakthrough in 2011 & more recently with rising star Charlie XCX. As well as Paul catch NTS resident Orsii backed up by crate diggers Bensamba & Ray Juss!
SOUL / R&B / REGGAE / HIP HOP & ROOTS ~ One of the biggest dates on the Lockside calender, every year we work tirelessly to make Bermuda Day a very special day for one & all! This celebration of Bermuda’s many talents has grown & in 2012 the event was an unbelievable success with approximately 2,000 people attending! It also saw the event take on a main stage in the West Yard for the Bermudian talent to showcase their art, plus market stalls & a family area. This is set to be another great day to come together, party & enjoy some island flavours as we send Bermudian vibes across Camden Lock & sample a taste of Bermuda & hopefully plenty of Bermudian sunshine!!!
The Big Bar Comp returns to pit the best bartenders Camden has to offer against each other for their chance to win fame & eternal glory! Cheap & unique drinks abide all night long!
NU DISCO / TECH & DEEP HOUSE / ELECTRONIC~ For our ‘Canal Electronic’ session we have secured the services of Seb Rumore, one of the hottest radio producers in the underground scene at the moment, who has throughout the recent year been tearing up the airwaves with his show Afterlife. Expect a selection of the most contemporary tracks that are guaranteed to get your feet on dancing mode!
Supporting him will be DEFINITION head honcho Montana Cruz and the supreme Sacha Schwarz.
The line up on our ‘Canal Electronic’ session takes into consideration the quality and depth presently existent in a variety of electronic music genres and sub-categories. Focusing on the brilliance and excellence of nu disco, tech and deep house but always finding time and space for introducing new and pioneering sounds… and as far as vibes are concerned…we are a warm atmosphere party consisting of a friendly-attitude crowd.
So there you have it. Definition is returning at Lockside and we’re going to party just the way we like to with a superb night of musical entertainment featuring only the freshest, sexiest and downright fiercest music around. With a line-up like this you just know it’s going to rock. Let’s not forget the stylish and lively crowd too, who like dress up to get down and party like there’s no tomorrow. Join us at this legendary venue as we prepare to dance till dawn and have a good time!
See you on the dancefloor
Seb Rumore (Afterlife)
Montana Cruz (Definition)
Sacha Schwarz (Definition)
ALL ERAS HIP HOP / 90S HIP HOP / SOUL & RNB / 80S SOUL & BOOGIE / FUNK / RARE GROOVE & MORE! A contemporary popular black music history lesson selected & mixed by three of London’s most in demand club movers: MR THING (BBE / Extended Players), CHRIS READ (BBE / Music of Substance) & MATMAN (DMC / Droppin Science).
CABARET & BURLESQUE ~ The sleazy, pleasy, dirty, funny & chaotic, cabaret show that keeps on giving! Nominee for Best Production in The London Cabaret Awards! This month it’s a “FAMILY AFFAIR!!!” Featuring acts by Sleaze family members Cairo, Lilly & Simon! Hosted by Trixie Malicious- the blonde who does have more FUN & GAMES!! Stage Kitten & GoGo MISS CAIRO- doing an act to taunt & titillate y’all even more than usual! DJ Simon Hitman Hearn- coming out from behind the decks to show off his BurlyQ roots! Lilly Snatchdragon our thai bride is introduced to a full English Breakfast! Mmmmm! Special Guest DJ Safari Phil wants you to get your Phil of Yummy Tunes! Plus Acts by Guest Stars: Rubyyy Jones- She’s jonesing for some Bukkake Fun! Slinky Sparkles- This lovely Bird is getting down and dirty Hitchcock style! Trixi Tassels- Returning as our Flaming Cowgirl!
The Ever Magnificent Grand Prize Raffle Gift Basket!
& Games! Games! Games!
PLUS back by popular demand- The Sleaze Glam Shotz Photo Booth!
REGGAE / HIP HOP / R & B / HOUSE & GARAGE ~ Set to 22 be degrees, June 8th sees Out & Bad return for it’s first all day summer jam! For such an occasion resident DJ Seasons welcomes back the Houseology duo Funk Butcher & Banton with Cut Delights, Dave Vern & Jade Zoe bringing a barrage of beats to keep toes a tappin’ all out on the sunshine terrace and on the dance floor.
It’s set to be a banger!
Open mic Hip Hop event hosted by freestyle extraordinaire LeeN with DJ Sai on the decks, bringing you a serious night of Hip Hop vibes. 2nd Weds of every month @ Lockside Lounge, Camden.
Our Open Cyphers are just that so anyone of any level of experience with some Cypher Etiquette can get involved and share their lyricism. Poets, MCs, Writers and Freestylers alike can get in the mix and set the venue blaze with your universal energies.
If you want to perform at London Lyricist Lounge please email to email@example.com we’ll be get in touch with you withing 24hrs. Hiphop, R&B, Acoustic acts are welcome.
Dont forget to spread the word and invite everyone please.
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HOUSE & GARAGE ~ The ultimate night of House & Garage where every other month DJ Blakey drops a marathon 4 hour set mixing the very best classics alongside the latest dubs followed by a set from one of his old skool or contemporary favorites…this month it’s the speedboat sound of Jack Murphy.
HOUSE / FUNK / DISCO ~ Summer is here! We’ll be starting from 4 out on the terrace with dancing on the tables being very necessary! At 9 we move inside where things get serious! Guests this month include John Cuesta, Rob Maynard and Pursuit.
John can regularly be found spinning around the capital’s hardest to get into spots, be they West End after ours or East End raves his musical knowledge and breadth make he a perfect DJ for any occasion!
Co-owner and founder of both Flow Parties and Dirty DJ Recordings, Rob’s career has seen him play on a wealth of radio stations, throw parties throughout the UK and beyond and play sets all over the world! We welcome this seasoned pro to the balcony and look forward to some sun drenched sounds from him!
‘As long as we are persistent in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow’
The hottest new kids on the block, Jack Pates and Alex Livermore, both only 20 have, already played in all of London’s top clubs, toured Ibiza, and got themselves a weekly show on London’s leading house station and are now stepping into production and promotions, we get em while they’re hot!!!
LIVE ROCK & ROLL / BLUES & OPEN MIC ~ A new open mic night whose aim is simple: to provide a warm & welcoming platform for new talent & to give music lovers a relaxing place to check out up and coming artists. We welcome all styles and ensure that you’ll have the best technical support to showcase your music. Each session we will have an open mic slot & a headline act to round the night off. If you’re interested in a headline spot or would just like a slot for the open mic please contact ben.livelounge@gmail.
ELECTRO / BREAKS / BASS ~ Chix in da Mix return for the annual Summer Showdown in their friendly battle with male guests on the longest day of the year! Don’t miss the opportunity to see this merry affair while boogying on the terrace with a cocktail in one hand and a hot dog in t’other!
Costume always adds to the good vibe so put your sailor suit under your office shirt and come straight from work! The special guest – Terry (Atomic) Hooligan is back by popular demand with his killer mash up set! The ladies’ captain Mini da Minx has some phat basslines waiting for you, seconded by Leeds electro breaks queen and Sugarbeat resident Toni Jarvis and our resident Anna B. The original South African funk master Blunted Stuntman will get your booty shaking and you can expect absolutely anything from the legendary AWE Soundsystem represented by Country Cockney! But first we will give you an exclusive peak of Fae Simon’s LIVE performance and get you in mood by our carefully selected dancefloor fillers – Bassics head honcho Big Nick D and exclusive sundown set by Vice DJs.
Officially our last ever TCR BBQ at The Lockside Lounge. After eleven wonderful years we are calling time on this institution at the glorious Camden bar that has been our home from the beginning.
This will be a really special event with a ridiculous line up of dj’s – all playing vinyl.
More details will be announced soon but put 13th July 2013 in your diaries!
And yes – as always, it will be free entry.
Ok, so here’s our first announcement of DJ’s, more to be added soon!
In no partic order (ok, well maybe oldest first. )
Paul (General) Midi
Ben & Lex
Barry Ashworth (Dub Pistols dj set)
Plus More TBA