New Year’s Eve; a time to celebrate, reflect and take stock of the future… so what better way to ring it in than with a DJ set from one of the heroes of British hip-hop music at a Mardi Gras-themed party at one of East London’s new flagship small venues?
Hosted by The Big Ten Inch and Disco Shed, The Book Club, one of Shoreditch’s favourite small rooms with a funky design, will be transformed into a carnivalesque time-warp passage to New Orleans – the birthplace of jazz, rhythm & blues, marching bands and black magic – soundtracked by UK hip-hop pioneer – the man responsible for 2003 LP ‘Music For The Mature B-Boy’, collaborations with Jurassic 5’s Chali 2na and anthems such as ‘Ill Culinary Behaviour feat Abdominal’ – the one and only DJ Format aka Matt Ford.
Joined by Jerry Dammers of The Specials, The Congo Faith Healers, DJ Wrongtom, Scratchy and Samuel Preston, expect hip-hop, funk, jazz, Latin, reggae, northern soul and disco to wriggle its way down your ear canal on what promises to be the biggest small party of the year.
Saturday 31st December
THE BIG SHED INCH PRESENTS A NEW ORLEANS NYE
8pm – 4am
£15 earlybird (limited!) tickets / £20 advance / £20 door / £10 after 1am
DISCO SHED SOUNDSYSTEM
Digga Please? DJ
Peepshow Paddy DJ
THE BIG TEN INCH! (Basement):
Jerry Dammers (The Specials) DJ
Scratchy (The Clash tour DJ)
Samuel Preston (Ordinary Boys) DJ Congo Faith Healers live
Count Sizzle DJ
Count Skylarkin DJ
100-106 Leonard Street?London EC2A 4RH
020 7684 8618
Nearest tube: Old Street/Liverpool Street?