Best upcoming events and gigs – Leeds edition

Ah, Leeds. The London of the North. We love you for so many reasons; your accents, your strict rules on the brewing of tea, your friendliness and your eclectic mix of city skylines and countryside landscapes. But one of the major reasons why Leeds attracts so much attention, especially from students, is the amazing nights out, gigs, live performances and entertainment scenes in general. Have a glance below, where we’ve compiled our favourite upcoming events in Leeds up until April.  Jungle Jam 14th Birthday @ Mint Warehouse, LS11 9UD If you’re looking for an all night and all morning rave…

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Auxiliary Leeds is helping student and upcoming DJ’s break onto the scene!

The city of Leeds has always been known for its vast amount of house music events, with big names playing every night of the week to crowds from all three universities and beyond. Its quickly established itself as a hub for fans of the genre, and also attracts up and coming DJ’s from across the UK to study and also to find their big break. In such a heavily saturated industry, it can be hard for young DJ’s to find their voice amongst the masses, let alone have a chance to play to the public. Auxiliary Leeds wants to change…

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Received a text from a club night yet?

I don’t know about you but I have been receiving some intriguing texts from various places recently, including Mum, NHS No Reply, Jazzy Jeff and a few others including the all too famous Snoop Dogg over the summer months. Apparently this is many promoters’ new strategy to get you down to their club night, festival or whatever the event is. But they clearly hadn’t been paying close enough attention to the companies who started the whole craze and the backlash that they received from it. At first I laughed, I thought it was quite clever. Back in the summer I…

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Putting On A Club Night

There comes a time for most people when they’re at an awful club and think, “I could do better than this!” Admittedly, putting on a club night is fairly simple, or at least the basics are. You need a DJ and a venue with a bar. That’s pretty much it to be fair. The problem comes in putting something on that will actually attract people away from the multitude of other nights that happen every night. In the end there are two routes: the cheap and cheerful route and the serious route.   The Cheap and Cheerful Route   These kinds…

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