Scottish Clubbing Highlights: September 2023

Freshers and a new academic year means plenty of parties across Scotland – September's highlights include nights from DJ IBON, Gracie T, Vladimir Ivkovic, and THC

Article by Heléna Stanton | 31 Aug 2023
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Friday 1 September sees multiple nights across Glasgow. Missing Persons Club invites Netherland-based TAFKAMP, aka Stranger, to La Cheetah. At The Berkeley Suite, Dunkel Radio founder Courtesy is in town – expect trance and euphoria.

The next night, back at The Berkeley Suite, Vladimir Ivkovic is playing for Wrong Party! Miss Cabbage and Stereo collaborate to present LUXE with Sheffield royalty Gracie T b2b with diessa – expect lots of wubs and dubs. Over in Edinburgh, Lucky Dip invites FLIRTY.LOLLYPOP33 and HONEY, to Sneaky Pete’s (2 Sep): high BPM, gabber and hard-style genres will be plentiful.

Palidrone is back after a summer break, inviting Solid Blake, J Wax, Dansa, and Provost to Sneaky Pete’s (8 Sep). Over in Glasgow at Stereo Voight-Kampff are back with DJ IBON, support from DJ Aveen and Olesia – trance, psytrance and techno will be for certain.

On Saturday 9 September at Sneaky Pete’s, Bogotá-born, Berlin-based THC is debuting in Edinburgh; expect uplifting and engaging energy. Sneaky's also has some midweek fun with garage legend Goldie, a rare opportunity to see the pioneer in an intimate space. The event is sold out – but keep an eye out for resale (13 Sep).

FLY Open Air is back in Princes Street Gardens with a lineup including DJ Boring, horsegiirL, Kerri Chandler, LF SYSTEM, and Mr G. – not to be missed as one last late summer dance (16 & 17 Sep)! Over in Glasgow festival giants Teletech invite Trym and Funk Tribu – a night for techno enthusiasts at SWG3 (16 Sep).

Donato Dozzy & Bake take control of Sub Club, with minimalist and experimental electronic vibes for a more lowkey evening (22 Sep). Pleasure’s 6th Birthday brings UK break and bass as Dr Banana comes to Cabaret Voltaire, with lots of experimental bootlegs and UK techno (23 Sep).