Top Halloween Events in Leeds
Flux Halloween Special
The Flux Halloween Special promises indeed to be something special as they welcome White Material’s Galcher Lustwerk. The Brooklyn-based producer and DJ is famed for his distinct deep vocals which make his soothing house tracks instant classics. If his mixes for Blowing Up The Workshop and densinghour are anything to go by, this is a set not to be missed. Also joining him on the line-up are Flux’s Aartekt and DJ Kon of Kon and Amir. Tickets are £12 and Flux are vowing to take advantage of RA’s new ticket re-sale scheme to avoid touting, so keep an eye out online or get hunting for those last few paper tickets.
Canal Mills Nightmares at the Mill
Tickets for Canal Mills presents Nightmare at the Mill sold out long before Halloween had even crossed our minds, but with a line-up this big, there’s no wonder. Showcasing UK talents Scuba and Jackmaster in the main room, the more intimate second room will play host to German techno giant, Levon Vincent alongside Northern Irish house duo, Bicep. This night is guaranteed to be big and tickets will no doubt be available nearer the time through Facebook, so keep an eye out on the event page.
If you’re looking for something a bit less festive, head down to Wire for Acetate. Set up by the Hessle Audio boys, this home-grown Leeds’ night returns to Wire with head honcho Pearson Sound gracing the decks all night long. 1 DJ, 100% vinyl, this night is a back to basics, no-frills event boasting great music, an intimate venue and undoubtedly a great crowd. Tickets are a bargain at £7 or £10 on the door.
Opting for a Halloween house party instead? Head to Mint Club on Saturday instead to catch system. present Chilean luminary Ricardo Villalobos. A pioneer of minimal techno and microhouse genres, Villalobos has played a crucial role in the transformation of the German underground scene. Alongside this legend comes long-time Fabric favourite, Craig Richards, who has earned worldwide recognition through his consistent, yet variable sets at London’s biggest club. The stellar line-up is a rarity in Leeds, so don’t sleep on this one.
[Harriet Shepherd and Maddie Davison]
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