With a bounty of great parties happening in the capital this Easter bank holiday, you can dance till you drop. Here’s our round-up of the long weekend’s best club nights from Thursday April 13 to Sunday April 16 2017. If you’ve got the stamina, you could even turn Easter into a four-day bender. Just don’t count down a quick resurrection in time for work on Tuesday.
Thursday April 13
Good Friday, April 14
In room one London Elektricity, Metrik, S.P.Y, Nu:Logic, Maduk, Makoto and Urbandawn plus MCs Dynamite, Wrec and Fava spin D&B. The Blast host room two with D&B trio Trigga, Bassman & Voltage as Shadow Demon Coalition plus grime from Sir Spyro. Joining them is Rinse FM resident Marcus Nasty, Nervous Horizon and Grandmixxer.
Saturday April 15
Much-loved club night HDIF has returned home to The Phoenix in the West End after a couple of years’ wandering. The dancefloor at this London indie institution is still packed with dapper crowds who dig grooving to the wonderfully nostalgic soundtracks on offer. Founder Ian Watson and guest DJs from bands spin the tunes. Get free membership by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, and dance as if your vintage vinyl collection depended on it.
The musical brains behind ace indie night Feeling Gloomy have come up with a new party. Burn Down The Disco will take the baton from the popular Old School Indie party at the end of September, showcasing the same great indie tunes as OSI, but also with tons of lovely soul, synth pop, ska and vintage rock 'n' roll mixed in. Think anything from Depeche Mode to The Specials to Chuck Berry to Pulp. OSI founder Carl Hill says this new night will allow him to open things up a bit and play a wider range of great music, all of which is definitely fine by us. But don't worry – BDTD will still thrive off the same fun-filled atmosphere as OSI, and certainly won't take itself too seriously. There'll be sweets given out on the door, dance competitions, colouring sheets, confetti and a weekly 'rubbish ballon drop'. Farewell, Old School Indie. Now let's all go and get drunk and jump around the dancefloor at Burn Down The Disco.