5 Gigs You Shouldn't Miss This Weekend! 05/08/16 -06/08/16

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Dan Shake: Friday 5th of August @ Basing House. Dan Shake Mahogani Music maestro and Moodymann protégé Dan Shake takes to Shoreditch's Basing House for the 'House of Disco's' 5th Birthday Party this Saturday. Dan Shake has consistently proved himself to be one of the most promising emerging DJs around and he will certainly won't be holding anything back this weekend.

Tickets and more information via Resident Advisor.

Full Crate, Midas Hutch, Jamz Supernova, Lee Millah: Friday 5th of August @ Birthdays.

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Friday also boasts an Amsterdam Takeover of Dalston's Birthdays. Four of the most revered artists within the Amsterdam scene take to London to fly their Dutch flag. Expect a range of genres from 80s Disco to Hip-Hop, R&B to Deep House.

Buy tickets and find out more here.

Black Madonna: Friday 5th of August @ Village Underground.

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Another contender for this Friday is the influential Black Madonna who will be throwing an unmissable event at Shoreditch's Village Underground. The Black Madonna is one of the rare artists who has the whole package and stands for something truly important. If you are unfamiliar with her this Friday should be the perfect introduction to Dance Music's Patti Smith.

Final release tickets via this link!

Kornél Kovács: Saturday 6th of August @ The Nest.

kornel-2 Saturday brings us Swedish pioneer and Studio Barnhus founder Kornél Kovács. A national treasure and an inspiration for his age Kovács brings his unique style to The Nest ahead of his highly anticipated debut album The Bells, make the most of this rare opportunity!

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OPTIMO: Saturday 6th of August @ Bethnal Green Workingmen’s Club.

optimo Last but not least, Glaswegian audiophiles OPTIMO run Bethnal Green's Gentleman's Club with fellow Glasgow resident, All Caps Records boss, Bake. Expect JG Wilkes & Bake to be providing a variety of deep cuts and party anthems across genres while JD Twitch under the moniker 'Bucky Skank' will be throwing down all strains of Jamaican music from dub and dancehall to ska and roots. It is bound to be a truly educational musical experience.

Find out more and grab your tickets here.