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Harlequin Gathering – New Years Eve Time Machine

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - Sunday January 1
Tramshed
7:30 pm - 2:30 am
18+

HARLEQUIN – NEW YEARS EVE – TIME MACHINE – CARDIFF
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Join 1000 up for it party people and usher in the New Year at the Tramshed & Jacobs in a huge celebration of music, culture and style.

Each year Welsh wizards of fun Kaptin and Matt The Hat bring together a brilliant team of creatives to magically make Harlequin. Jump aboard the time machine and get ready to dance through the decades at the party of the century.

+ Photo-booths / Glitter Bar / Fancy Dress / Cocktails / Street Food / Walkabout / Dancers / Cinema and much more..

Watch: http://bit.ly/2fNoCbr

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DON LETTS (DJ SET)
Don Letts has pushed genre boundaries to their limits since day one. He was the catalyist the of the ‘punky reggae party’ at London’s legendary Roxy Club back in 1977. The ‘rebel dread’ is often spoken of in the same breath as Rodigan and the hugely missed DJ Derek. Setting the dancehall on FIRE!
Listen: http://bit.ly/2f62ids

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LEGENDS OF GLC – (GOLDIE LOOKING CHAIN)
Legends Of GLC are RHYS from GLC, Eggys and DJ Killer Tom from Goldie Lookin Chain with a brand new high octane AV show featuring a jam packed set of their greatest hits like: Drop it like it’s Splott, Half Man Half Machine, Roller Disco, Soap Bar and 21 Ounces.. plus some scratching and a bit of shit breakdancing.. you knows it bra!
Listen: http://bit.ly/2euBiIm

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BIG SWING SOUND – UK FESTIVAL SHOW
Matt The Hat and Kaptin have been DJing together for over a decade and first started spinning their blend of classic jazz and swing samples with new beats back in 2005 under the name The Chaps. Ten years in the game and Big Swing Sound are a firm favourite on the Vintage Remix scene and are well known across the European festival circuit for their lively packed out shows which feature respected London rapper Hypeman Sage, Flappers Peaches & Cream and World Champion Street Dancers Jodelle & Ramelle.
Watch: http://bit.ly/2fP9IFk / http://bit.ly/2fPEtIj

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AFRO CLUSTER – 9 PIECE MOSTER FUNK SUPER GROUP
Afro Cluster are a Cardiff based band citing Fela Kuti, Snarky Puppy, Ozomatli, The Roots & Talking Heads amongst their influences. Together with front man MC Skunkadelic, they meld authentic sounds and rhythms of afro-funk and hip-hop with impassioned, politically conscious lyrics a top bold melodies, afro-beat aural acrobatics, rich harmonies and complex rhythms to move your body. Afro-Cluster are on the road to big stages in 2017 see them in their hometown before it’s too late.
Watch: http://bit.ly/2fK6jVU

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THE JONES TWMPATH BAND
The Jones Twmpath Band have travelled across Wales, Scotland and New Zealand with their modern spin on a traditional Welsh ‘twmpath’. A ‘twmpath’ is a traditional Welsh barn dance involving a live folk band and a caller (a person who teaches and calls the dances)- similar to a Ceilidh. The dances would happen in village halls across rural Wales, and the whole village would dance together. But, according to Wikipedia… 70s DISCOS KILLED THE TWMPATH!! So we are bringing it back with flamethrowers mother f*****s! With the help of some folk, reggae and Rihanna!

Expect it to be messy, bumpy, sweaty, chaotic…and incredible!
This is how The Jones Twmpath Band do a night out to remember.
Death to disco, vengeance of the Twmpath.
Watch: http://bit.ly/2fPAsUn

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CLWB TROPICANA DISCO (Club Room)
The party vibes.. DJs spinning guilty pleasures in our 70s/80s/90s pop-up club, get down to everything from Madonna to Prince. Expect surprise DJs and local legends on the decks. Delicious tropicana cocktails, NY fizz and a glitter bar to get you in the party mood, dress up to get down, lights, camera, action.
Watch: http://bit.ly/2eUNPmI

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HARLEQUIN HOUSE / POP-UP CLUB
JACOBS ANTIQUES – 9PM-5AM
£15 Jacobs Ticket

We’ve created to vintage clubrooms at Jacobs Antiques as an added extra bonus party and second venue. Continue the party right through till 5am. (Jacobs is just a 5min walk from the Tramshed)

THE LOFT
Inspired by the legendary 1970s ‘Discothèque’ club nights where the popular ‘hustle’ and ‘cha cha cha’ reigned the dancefloor through to the 1980s loft parties and eclectic nightclubs. Playing music from 70s Funk and Disco, through early 80s Electro, Boogie, Rare Groove and soulful disco and house music. Drag Queens, Roller Disco Girls and Shiny Disco Balls.
Djs: Richie Cordle / Neil Young / Craig Bartlett / John Rea / Simon Quin
Richard Cordle / Neil Effin Young / Craig Bartlett / John Rea / AAA Badboy

THE BASEMENT
The Big Love Festival crew take over the basement bringing the underground vibe of our distinctive dance culture and DJ history. DJs playing sets inspired by early Rave and Acid House and Techno right through to the present day.
DJs: Big Love Festival Allstars / Local Legends / Underground heros

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