BEATROUTE BC E-EDITION

Ad

Beatroute BC on Instagram

  • Getting the cotton candy machine warmed up for our BChellip
  • BeatRoute presents Prairie Cat w Iceberg Ferg  Rec Centrehellip
  • GIVEAWAY ALERT Listen up! Weve got two contests in onehellip
  • Mystery Machine are making a rare hometown appearance tomorrow nighthellip
  • BeatRoute is proud to sponsor the screening of COME Togetherhellip
  • All Eyez on Me check out our review of thehellip
  • BeatRoute is proud to premiere the brand new full lengthhellip
  • Come join BeatRoute at the Waldorf this Saturday for thehellip
  • Tonight at fortunesound Torontos DIANA familiartouch are going to woohellip
Ad
Ad
Ad

Let’s Get Jucy! May 2017

Thursday 04th, May 2017 / 17:00
By Paul Rodgers

Catch genre-bending booty bouncer Addison Groove at Habitat on May 11.
Photo by Michael Benz

CALGARY – Apologies for last month’s lack of a column to all of you who were distraught and suddenly felt an unexplainable void in your life in the wake of its absence. Here’s hoping we can just move forward and start to put the pieces back together. Here is the next column and it’s gonna be not only May, but also really lit. Maybe have a flame retardant blanket handy.

Starting things off with a high-tempo bang, Electric Disco present Temple of Boom featuring drum and bass legends Ed Rush & Optical, Friction and an exciting new jack on the scene Voltage. Gotta love these big triple bookings! Yet another testament to the overall excellence of Calgary’s D’N’B scene. #blessed

May 11 you can catch Addison Groove at Habitat. This artist was formerly known as Headhunter, one of the pioneers of the sound. Under the new’ish moniker, he plays the sounds that influenced him later in his dubstep days like Chicago juke and acid house. Booty bouncin’ shit, is all you really need to know.

The following day you can catch L.A.’s Wuki, representing Diplo’s Mad Decent records and will be spinning club-friendly breaks, house and booty bass for your dancing pleasure.

Two of traps biggest juggernauts ATLiens and UZ will be rumbling through the Hifi Club on May 13.

Also on the 13, over at Commonwealth, is NYC’s Princess Nokia: a rising star in the new school of R&B and hip-hop. A great chance to check out some fresh and exciting new talent and simultaneously turn the fuck up.

On May 21 at Hiifi, Stööki Sound brings their fresh take on bass music back to Calgary, this time partnering up with another of UK’s best Joker. The former is credited with creating the tripped-out, ecstasy inducing “purple” sound of dubstep and, if I’m not mistaken, the last two time he was scheduled to play here, he was forced to cancel due to Visa issues. Fingers crossed for this time ‘round!

Closing out the month is the return of Versions, a family friendly dance party that brings the sounds of underground techno into the sunny skies of Broken City’s lovely patio. “Curated for good vibes only,” says organizer of the now four-year-old event Isis Graham, A.K.A. Esette, who will be playing alongside some of the city’s veterans and newcomers alike.

Keep on dancin’ my glittery amigos! Catch me in June, how bow dah?

 

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE:

BeatRoute.ca is a member of Apple Music's Affiliate Program. This site collects commissions on purchases that our site's readers decide to make from Apple Music/iTunes affiliate embeds and hyperlinks provided in our posts.

Search

BEATROUTE AB E-EDITION

Alberta

Recent
TOPS – Sugar At The Gate

TOPS – Sugar At The Gate

By Amber McLinden Arbutus Records The release of TOPS sophomore album Picture You Staring set a tone for the Montreal band,…

, ,

Beatroute AB on Instagram

  • Final day of Sled We kicked it off at Brokenhellip
  • ANAMAI at Sled Island Dont you miss it already? hellip
  • Weyes Blood at Central United Church  Levi Manchak sledislandhellip
  • Up a few pints in beer pong palominosmokehouse Good teamshellip
  • The talented and adorable commonholly at King Eddy yesterday hellip
  • Iansucks kicked off at the King Eddy last night hellip
  • Summering at 510 trippy post rock and shoe gaze athellip
  • Louise Burns at Broken City this afternoon  kerouleau sledislandhellip
  • If you missed flyinglotus at The Palace last night youhellip
Ad
Ad