When a weekend starts Thursday night and finished Tuesday Morning we both want to help you make the most of it and simply celebrate the 4 day weekend. If we were you we would hit up these options (there are many).
Starting with Thursday the 5th of April, making the cut are:
An Evening with M.A.N.D.Y. and Stacey Pullen
If you're in Perth the Lucid Dreaming crew have teamed up these two impressive names. Get Physical's M.A.N.D.Y. and Detroit legend Stacey Pullen need no introduction. Don’t miss your chance to witness one of the gigs of the year for Perth as Shape Nightclub plays host to these mega stars on Thursday 5 April. Event details here.
Moodymann at The Spice Cellar
I know we're teasing if you missed out on tickets as it's sold out. There might be a chance to win the last couple of tickets though here. An outspoken voice in the normally non-confrontational world of electronic dance music, Moodymann (given name: Kenneth Dixon Jr.) is committed to keeping a distinctly black imprint on techno and house. While he may frustrate people with his refusal to be interviewed and insistence on reminding people of the genre’s origins, the soulfulness of his output is unquestioned. If you anywhere anytime get a chance to see Moodymann live, you should. Event information here.
FACT Australia's 1st Birthday | Desolat Showcase featuring tINI & Martin Buttrich
FACT Australia are celebrating their first anniversary and doing it in style with not one but two events with Desolat stars tINI and Martin Buttrich this Thursday taking on The Civic Hotel. Then Saturday night they make the move to The Burdekin Hotel and the pair are joined by Roman Flugel. More info here.
Then Good Friday April 6th will roll around... keep going with these:
Circoloco Melbourne | Stacey Pullen | M.A.N.D.Y. & More, Darkbeat's 9th Birthday
Stacey Pullen, M.A.N.D.Y, Clive Henry, and Tania Vulcano with so many more are taking on Billboard The Venue in Melbourne on Good Friday 6pm to 6am for 12 hours of Ibiza Vs Melbourne techno action. More details and the full line up here.
The Experience Entertainment Summer Wrap Up Party ft Peter Mayes (Pnau) at Ivy Pool
Experience Entertainment has decided to throw you one last party to kiss the sun goodbye. What better way to do that, than by the pool with Pnau’s Peter Mayes, on Good Friday. After four albums, numerous chart topping singles including Embrace, Baby and most recently Solid Ground, plus collecting an ARIA on the way, it is easy to say that Pnau are Australia's premier dance imports. Supporting Mayes they've lined up Valentine, Taras, Robbie Santiago and many more.Tickets available here.
Funk INC presents Last Minute Disco at Sun Studios
When much of the rest of the city is closing because of Good Friday, the Funk INC crew have decieded it's all about original Funk, Soul, Disco, House music, and everything in between - An oldschool warehouse party at one of the inner cities best locations, Sun Studios.
Now for Saturday the 7th of April, usually the biggest night of a normal weekend. Saturday night for Easter has delivered the following:
Boom Boom Says Rick 'The Godson' Wilhite at One22
One of leaders and selectors from Detroit - Rick "The Godson" Wilhite
Boom Boom a proud to introduce a detroit legend who has firmly influenced the revered musical spirit of the Motor City. His now closed record store Vibes, supplied the best of the best with the records that changed the way the world danced. Rick has worked alongside electronic music luminaries such as Juan Atkins and Derrick May and is the oft-forgot, but vital member of the 3 Chairs, with Marcellus Pittman, Theo Parrish and Kenny Dixon Jnr aka Moodymann. Get your tickets to see him play at One22 Easter Saturday here.
M.A.N.D.Y. at Chinese Laundry
Get Physical's M.A.N.D.Y. need no introduction. Saturday Chinese Laundry bunker down with them for Easter in the cave. More details here.
Niche Productions presents Hold Tight! feat Jacques Greene, Africa Hitech, Machinedrum at Oxford Art Factory
Niche Productions’ Hold Tight! Has cemented itself as the premier Dubstep & Future Beats night in Sydney however, its status keeps on growing with a festival-sized bill just announced featuring Jaques Greene (Canada), Africa Hitech, Machinedrum (UK), Dibiase (USA), Albatross (live), and a host of quality DJs in support this April at Oxford Art Factory.
Then comes the big event Easter Sunday. Here's the Pulse Top 3 of what's on offer:
CIRCOLOCO EASTER SUNDAY | Tania Vulcano | Stacey Pullen | Clive Henry
Circoloco is back in Sydney this Easter Weekend with the Ultimate Circoloco line up. First lady and Queen of Circoloco Tania Vulcano will join the Oz tour with Detroit legend Stacey Pullen and Crosstown Rebel and DC10 resident for the better half of a decade, Clive Henry. Get Loco. More details and the set times are here.
EASTER SUNDAY - Fake Presents PEDRO from NAPOLEON DYNAMITE
Who doesn't remember the cult film and absolute all time classic Napoleon Dynamite. For years after this film, we were quoting and mimicking the actors and their moves and one liners, and this Sunday at Fake , they will have Pedro performing a one time only DJ Set. Expect him in full character for this event. The hair. The voice. We will be giving you 100% what you're expecting and after. And dont forget to VOTE FOR PEDRO. Event details here.
ELECTRIC OWL: MOODYMANN, MARTIN BUTTRICH, ROMAN FLUGEL, TINI
Sunday April 8th Electric Owl have prepared a benchmark event featuring some of the best deep house and techno artists that the world and Melbourne has to offer. A full production and outdcor environment as they transform Brown Alley, Melbourne into an enchanted forest. A night full of amazing music but also an experience as you enter the realm of the owl with Moodymann, Martin Buttrich, Roman Flugel, tINI and more. Tickets here.
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