Next week (Dec 14th) sees a fantastic night of music (Festive Daze) take place in the name of charity at The Whiskey Jar, Manchester. Details below.
The night features a quality DJ line-up (inc; Dave Beer, Greg Fenton and others) as well as artwork by Dean Cavanagh up for grabs in an auction. All contributions on the night will go to raising money for ‘Victims of Trauma‘. Entry is free but you’re enouraged to make a donation at the door on entry.
This event will be taking place at:
The Whiskey Jar
16 Tariff Street
Tel: 0161 237 5686.
Directions to the venue can be found on this link.
The press release states:
Please just come along to chill & relax on the lovely Chesterfield sofa’s.
Entertaiment comes from:
Dave Beer (Back to Basics)
Mary Joanna Coogan (Southern Electrikk)
Art raffle including a few pieces by Dean Cavanagh. Who donated the design for the exceptional poster.
Nelly Globe is an organisation that aims to develop creative projects and work in partnership with individuals and organisations on a local, national and international level.We will use what we learn from running creative journal projects, art auctions and exhibitions and use the best evidence to shape and develop further creative projects and event.In order to achieve our aims,Nelly Globe has a clear vision to be a proactive and creative organisation and look for fresh ideas when dealing with trauma…
Dave Beer nicknamed by music magazine Mixmag as the “King Of Clubs”. With his Leeds based club night Back To Basics.Dave has DJ’ed to millions of people all over the world at the Berlin Love Parade, Creamfields, Glastonbury, Bestival and at Homelands..Dave has been a regular at the Chuff Chuff,Renaissance, Gatecrasher,Turnmills, Heaven, and at The Elbow Rooms in Leeds.Dave has played such bars & clubs Café del Mar,Café Mambo, Manumission, Privilege, Pacha and Space. Today he remains resident DJ at Back To Basics.
Jason Boardman was one of the main residents at legendary Manchester Boardwalk where he hosted Yellow alongside Dave Haslam & Elliot Eastwick. Jason was also one of the residents at Yorkshires hugely popular Hard Times where he further developed his free thinking musical ethos playing marathon sets to the wee small hours alongside luminaries such as Bob Jones, Victor Rosado and DJ Harvey. For the last 15 years Jason’s focus has been on curating Aficionado events with Richard Moonboots. Aficionado is a nomadic venture that is highly respected in the underground Balearic scene currently resident at Electrik and the Soup Kitchen.Aficionado Recordings is a limited edition vinyl only label that has spun off from Jason and Richards love of music. Now onto their sixth release with plans to increase their release schedule in 2014 the label has developed a cult following throughout Europe and Japan. Jason will be playing anything good at a relaxed tempo in an Aficionado style. Jason’s Soundcloud.
Greg Fenton has DJ’ed, produced and written about music for the last 28 years. By the early nineties he held residencies with the likes of Mike Pickering (Circus), Jon Da Silva (Spacefunk), and Justin Robertson (Spice/ Konspiracy/ Most Excellent at Venus).. From there he went on to DJ extensively across the UK at clubs like Golden, Back to Basics and Shindig.Greg was also resident for 2 years at Factory Records’ flagship bar Dry .His production work debuted with Silver City “Love Infinity” which was Pete Tong’s Essential New Tune achieving nine consecutive week’s airplay. He has since co-produced as Soularis releasing five singles on Chicago’s seminal Guidance Recordings amongst others. More recently Greg has been releasing music on Manchester Underground Music, Channelled, and Mad-Hatter Recordings.He has written about Dance music since 1991 for DMCs weekly Update magazine. He now currently reviews and interviews for Magazinesixty & DMC magazine.
Mary Joanna Coogan of the Southern Electrikk joins the DJ scene for the first time. The discerning 20 year old actress and frontwoman plans to serenade you with chilled out, mellow vibes. Mary Joanna will be appearing in the new series of Fresh Meat on channel 4 and has appeared in other cameos such as; Staff Room, Northern Soul the film and most recently James Coburn and the Rum Bastards, along side her band The Southern Electrikk.Who are in pre-production at present and recording their debut single end of February. Find her on Facebook and Youtube.