Plug Celebrate 7th Birthday Sat 3rd November Plus October Listings Frenzy!

Sizzling-hot over in Sheffield, across the rolling hills and meadows of the Peak District, Plug is close to reaching seven years young of partying. It’s a venue which combines an eclectic programme of live shows, student parties, regular sessions such as Covert Soundsystem and every Saturday’s lynchpin club action from Shuffle, featuring an array of guests sourced from electronica’s richly flowing juices. The club has steadfastly built its reputation based on quality acts, sensible prices and offering three diverse rooms of action to savour. And with the 7th birthday celebrations, starring Mark Ronson, looming on Saturday 3rd November, here’s a rundown of the next few weekends of rather tantalising club action.

Huge lineup from Detonate Hospitality on Friday October 5th! Belgium’s Netsky headlines; the beat-master has been with Hospital Records for over 3 years now, and is one of its brightest talents, with a slew of productions and remixes under his belt. Perennial Detonate fave High Contrast also stars; as well as remaining one of the label’s longest names, he also more recently played a key role in selecting and producing the music for the Athletes Parade at the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony! Saturday 6th sees the multi-award winning DJ Scratch Perverts come to Shuffle. Needing little introduction, they straddle dubstep, hip hop, drum & bass and anything that smashes a dance floor!

The following weekend sees two of dubstep’s leading exponents take centre stage at Shuffle on October 13th. The rambunctious Joker and Hatcha regularly play together and devastate dance floors as one. These premium beat-masters will be taking over Shuffle for a peerless rinse out of epic proportions.

Next up is a man widely regarded as the “Godfather of grime,” Wiley is one of the scene’s longest contributors – on a massive scale. Best known for his top 10 hits “Wearing My Rolex”, “Never Be Your Woman” and his UK number-one “Heatwave”, he is a pioneer in the UK underground music scene and a versatile music artist with many crossover hits. He teams up with Logan Sama, a legendary grime DJ who commands the airwaves on Kiss FM, and used to spin on the iconic Rinse FM. They take over Shuffle on Saturday 20th Oct.

Finally Shuffle caps a fine month of action with an inimitable star: Jaguar Skills. The turntable terrorist has showcased the one skill that elevates turntablism out of the technical trainspotter arena; humour – with demonstrations of multi-genre based tour de forces. Putting seminal breaks side by side with sonorous Bhangra, clever cutting over Japanese jazz, he brings a performance that will raid every element of popular culture alongside a lot more to boot. His last show showcased his arcane wizardry and DJing alchemy, and this promises to do more of the same on Saturday 27th October.

As if that wasn’t enough, Saturday 3rd November sees the endlessly lauded Mark Ronson take to the club for Plug’s 7th birthday celebrations. He’s worked with a global who’s who of talent from Amy Winehouse to Adele via Duran Duran and Lil Wayne, adding his unique effervescent magic to albums and remixes. This dazzling ability and acumen is distilled into his DJ sets like some kind of rare manna – Mark will be electrically charging Plug’s 7th birthday with a party-set like no other. Do not miss this!

Detonate Hospitality
Friday 5th October
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Main Room:
Netsky
High Contrast
Danny Byrd
S.P.Y Presents ‘What the Future Holds’
Camo & Krooked
Transit Mafia
MC’s Wrec, Script, AD, Lowqui
Room 2: Plastician presents Decadance
Plastician (2hr Decadance set)
Stinkahbell
JiKay
Shakes
MC Crazy D
Room 3: Displace presents Critical Sound
Enei
Kasra
Foreign Concept
Emperor
Drone / Lukai / Escariot
Doors 10pm
£12.50 advance
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Shuffle
Sat 6th October
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Scratch Perverts
LJ Freeman

Ollie Hayes

Becky Hayes

Emilio
Geoff Ticehurst
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £6 advance
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Covert Soundsystem
Fri 12th October
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Covert Soundsystem
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £5
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Shuffle
Sat 13th October
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Joker
Hatcha
LJ Freeman

Ollie Hayes

Becky Hayes

Emilio
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £6 advance
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Covert Soundsystem
Fri 19th October
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Covert Soundsystem
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £5
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Shuffle
Sat 20th October
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Wiley
Logan Sama
LJ Freeman

Ollie Hayes

Becky Hayes

Emilio
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £6 advance
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Covert Soundsystem
Fri 26th October
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Covert Soundsystem
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £5
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Shuffle
Sat 27th October
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Jaguar Skills
LJ Freeman

Ollie Hayes

Becky Hayes

Emilio
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £6 advance
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Covert Soundsystem
Fri 2nd November
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Covert Soundsystem
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £5
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Plug’s 7th Birthday Party
Sat 3rd November
@ Plug, 14- 16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, S1 4QD
Mark Ronson (DJ set)
LJ Freeman

Ollie Hayes

Becky Hayes

Emilio
Doors 10.30pm
NUS £8 advance
Age 18+
www.the-plug.com
0114 276 2676

Jack

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