The Warehouse Project has announced the second phase of its 2021 program, with the line-ups for six new parties at the imposing Manchester venue revealed.
On November 5, fresh from relaunching UK clubbing with test events in April, Yousef’s legendary Circus night joins forces with Solomun to party with the likes of Cici, Enzo Siragusa, Lauren Lo Sung, Sven Väth, Sama' Abdulhadi and more.
Speaking about the event, Cici said: "Really excited to make my return to the Warehouse. The WHP is always a special party for me, and somewhere I definitely look forward to playing, so it's a dream to be asked to be back."
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The Chemical Brothers, who first met in Manchester, will also be making their debut appearance at WHP’s Depot venue for a dazzling homecoming show, bringing their next-level visuals and rave bangers on December 10.
Joining them will be The Blessed Madonna, Paul Woolford, Mella Dee, HAAi, Erol Alkan, Oveermono, DJ Boring, Sally C B2B Cromby, and more.
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European entertainers elrow takeover on November 20, with Patrick Topping, Sasha, Heidi, Sarah Story, Melek and more set to perform among the promoter's peerless production levels.
The night before on November 19, DJ EZ is set to head up a Boiler Room-curated party, with Angel D'lite, Dr Banana, Interplanetary Criminal, Jess Ajose, p-rallel, Vanessa Maria and Yung Singh joining the party.
Bicep are headlining a special Sunday session on December 5, supported by Jon Hopkins, Loraine James and Space Afrika; while Manchester bass music mainstays Hit ‘n’ Run bring a bounty of high energy back-to-back sets on December 17, with Digital Mystikz (Mala B2B Coki) x Strategy, Hypho B2B Biome B2B Cartridge, and Sicaria Sound x Sparkz, all featuring.
Speaking to Sama' Abdulhadi about her appearance on November 5, she revealed: “10 year ago I went to one of the most memorable events of my life in the Warehouse Project. James Zabiela, Sasha, and Pete Tong. If you told me 10 years ago that i would be the one up there I wouldn't have believed it. It is so exciting!”
The Palestinian techno pioneer also spoke about how her heritage influences her style and career, saying: "In my sets I tend to use ambient sounds and loops from the Arab world.
"Freedom of movement is very difficult for Palestinians because they are living under occupation. Which makes international recognition of Palestinian artists very difficult," she added, noting the difficulties her compatriots face breaking into music, and tipping the following to check out: "YA Z AN, SINAN , YA HU, DAR, Darbak, Bruno Cruz, Yasmine Eve, Julic. The list goes on..."