Kaluki x WHP & WHP Presents at The RitzThe heart of the city’s nightlife for almost 100 years, The Ritz will round off Parklife’s day 1 with a party hosted in partnership with The Warehouse Project and Manchester’s favourite underground event organisers, Kaluki. The takeover will feature Paradise head honcho Jamie Jones and the Derrick Carter mentored, Honey Dijon recently commissioned to soundtrack Louis Vuitton menswear shows. The same venue will welcome fans for Sunday’s celebrations with a staple WHP Presents secret bill to be announced on the night.
Saturday KALUKI X WHP @ THE RITZ JAMIE JONES HONEY DIJON RESIDENTS
Sunday WHP PRESENTS @ THE RITZ LINE UP REVEALED ON THE NIGHT
SouthManchester’s self professed number 1 underground dive club, South, will bring the noise with a Saturday event enlisting the powerhouse behind Circus’ parties and label, Yousef and the producer behind Hot Creations’ best selling track of 2017, Bontan across the weekend. Club Bad hosts the Brazillian beat loving, Melé at the same venue the next day.
Saturday YOUSEF BONTAN PINEAL GROOVE
Sunday CLUB BAD @ SOUTH MELE MASON MAYNARD OLLI RYDER & LUKE WELSH MIKE MORISSEY PINEAL GROOVE
Zutekh at Gorilla & Soup KitchenZutekh are another key fixture in the local electronic scene and will be returning to Afterlife’s roster after a raucous late night double edition in 2017. This year, they have enlisted Glaswegian party starter, Jackmaster, plus Chilean born house DJ shaking up the Bristol scene and beyond, Shanti Celeste, and rising producer Or:la.
Saturday ZUTEKH @ GORILLA JACKMASTER & KRYKSO (ALL NIGHT LONG)
Sunday ZUTEKH @ SOUP KITCHEN SHANTI CELESTE OR:LA ZUTEKH DJS
Now Wave at Soup KitchenLong time member of the festival’s family, Manchester promoters, Now Wave will take over the Northern Quarter’s multi award winning Soup Kitchen on Saturday with London DJ Ross From Friends making waves for his key contribution to the progressive genre of lo-fi house.
Saturday ROSS FROM FRIENDS (DJ SET) NOW WAVE RESIDENTS
Metropolis at FactoryRevelers also have the chance to see UK bass hero Skepsis for a second time at Factory thanks to Metropolis.
Sunday METROPOLIS SKEPSIS ROYAL T NORTHBASE MOLLIE COLLINS