Sheffield’s forward thinking Lord Mayor, Magid Magid, has launched a New Years event featuring the very best of live Sheffield acts and DJs to raise money for his chosen charities
New Years Eve is always a big date in the clubbing calendar with promoters and venues pulling out all the stops in the hope of attracting some of the thousands of revelers who will be out to party.
This year in Sheffield a totally new event is taking place that will feature both live acts and DJs, hosted and curated by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid with all the profits going to his chosen charities which are, Sheffield Flourish, Sheffield Women’s Counseling and Therapy Service, Unity Gym Project.
The line-up includes international chart toppers Steve Edwards and Sarah Jay Hawley (who had hits as a singer with Massive Attack). The newly appointed Sheffield Poet Laurette Otis Mensah is also in attendance as is rising star Franz Von, established Sheffield rapper Matic Mouth, Nicola Newman, Siobhan Gallagher, the Unscene, inaVibe, Club Shefficana and Eneta and Sharon of Sheffield based reggae group Truly Apparent. Just added to the bill are Speed for Lovers, a live act with a Sheffield electronica trio inspired by the sounds of Sheffield’s unique nightlife.
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Post midnight Sheffield’s finest DJs and selectors will take to the decks including bassline star Deadbeat UK, Winston Hazel of Warp Records, grime collective Scum Fam and dub stalwarts Dub Central. Papa Al, the founder of the JuJu Club and many other Sheffield music events will also perform and has helped to choose other acts on the bill. Also gracing the decks will be DJ DMK, The Tribes, Black Beacon Sound, DJ Manic, Shanty Town Selectas, Madden UK, Filla from Manilla, DJ Cardiac, Tdx and Moan – Sheffied.
With enough acts to fill a small festival there’s still more on offer including roaming magic from tree campaigner Benoit Benz Compin and Martyn Bailey
Date: 31st December 2018
Venue: The Plug, Sheffield
Tickets: £9 HERE