1Xtra brings together a ‘PHAT’ line-up of DJs; L Double. Flight, Bailey, Friction and Sappo – for the tour which hits several clubs across the country and makes its first stop on Monday 2 February at London’s Cargo.
The launch night, hosted by 1Xtra’s DJ Flight, is an invite only event for press and industry and will feature a live performance from special guest, London Elektricity Live but lucky listeners have the chance to win tickets by listening or going online for further information.
From the London launch, the tour visits Sheffield, Brighton, Cambridge, Manchester and Milton Keynes. The tour will be joined by the best drum and bass talent such Andy C, Ed Rush, Hype, Micky Finn, High Contrast, SS and more.
Their will also be a competition where listeners will have the chance will have the chance to be part of the Xtra Bass Week as an on-air mix DJ with their own one hour show on Saturday 7th February.
Willber Willberforce, 1 Xtra programmes Editor said: “Xtra Bass Week is now a permanent fixture in out calendar and allows us to pay homage to a genre born on these shores.
“Last year’s celebrations were amazing and this year should eclipse that.”
Mon 2nd Feb
Live broadcast from launch party @Cargo, 23 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY
Live acts: London Elektricity Live
DJ & Host: DJ Flight, Guest DJ: Equinox (Imperspective Crew).
Invite only, stay tuned to 1Xtra to win tickets.
Tues 3rd Feb
Live broadcast from Tuesday Club @Foundry & Fusion, Sheffield Uni,
DJ: L Double featuring The Jungle Drummer, Rodney P and MC Trip, Guest DJs: Ed Rush, MC: Rage
Box office & credit card hotline: 0114 222 8777
Weds 4th Feb
Broadcast from Minimelt @Ocean Rooms, Brighton (pre-recorded on Tues 2nd Feb),
DJ: Friction, Guest DJs: Andy C plus residents, MCs: IC3, SP.
Ticket details: 01273 608886
Thurs 5th Feb
Live broadcast from 1Xtra Warning @Fez Club, Cambridge,
DJ: Bailey, Guest DJs: High Contrast, Marcus Intalex, Stamina MC: DRS
Free event, stay tuned to 1Xtra to win tickets.
Fri 6th Feb
Live broadcast from Tribal Sessions presents Formation @Sankeys Soap, Manchester.
DJ: Sappo, Guest DJs: Hype, MCs: Biggie, Warren G.
Ticket details: www.tribalgathering.co.uk
Sat 7th Feb
Live broadcast of Innovation Formation from the Sanctuary, Milton Keynes.
DJ: Bailey, Guest DJs: SS, Mickey Finn,
MCs: Dynamite, Fearless.
For further information, visit the 1Xtra’s website.
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