Venus Classics with Allister Whitehead + Kiss 102/105 Reunion - Sat 15th Nov 2014
Venus Classics with Allister Whitehead
Venus has always been famed for its vocal house music and talented DJs! Since we have established in 1999 we have truly captured this market.
Remember those funky, Uplifting, Classic vocal tunes you don't hear anymore? Remember the anthems that had you singing and dancing all night? Yearning for those feel good times??
With a night totally dedicated to the best Funkyhouse & Classic house music of all time, Venus Classics on the 3rd saturday of every month is the night for you!
Venus Classics has developed and maintained a reputation for the very best in Funkyhouse music for well over a decade.. Based in the heart of Manchester's city centre since 1999, It has often been imitated but, Never equalled.. Venus Classics is all about the music and is fast becoming the number 1 Funkyhouse night in the country..
The Venus Classics team consisting of Mark Tillotson, John Steward, Dave Ellis and David Dunne with Tom Da Lips on saxophone, Have been handpicked for their dedication to and love of house music... With a very impressive 50 years of experience between them these guys certainly know how to create the magical atmosphere that has established Venus Classics's niche reputation..
With a carefully chosen mix of resident and guest Dj's, Live PA's and percussion & Sax every Venus Classics event is a night you really don't want to miss....
Check out our website for everything Venus Classics...
Check out our latest Venus Classics Podcast the week before the event here
Funky Classic/Classic House/Uplifting House/Funky House/Vocal House
ROOM 1 (VOCAL CLASSICS)
Mark Tillotson (Venus)
David Dunne (Venus)
John Steward (Venus)
Dave Ellis (Venus)
TOM DA LIPS on Saxaphone
ROOM 2 – Kiss 102/105 Reunion Supporting The Christie
VERY Special Guest / Rob Tissera / Tony Walker / Mark XTC / The Slammin’ Boys / David Dunne / Nev Johnson
BENEFIT TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE CHRISTIE HOSPITAL
SPECIAL EVENT INFO
£2 per Advanced ticket donated to The Christie Hospital, plus donations given on the night to official ‘collection buckets’.
20 years ago, "Manchester's Essential Rhythm" Kiss 102 FM went on air in Manchester, and brought with it a completely new and unique sound to the FM dial in the city. The mixture of commercial and credible dance music of all genres was soon to be heard booming across the city in homes, shops, cars and just about anywhere with a radio. It was an integral part of the revitalisation of the city that began in the mid 90's and was the soundtrack to that amazing time.
Within a year of going on air, the station applied for and won the first regional radio licence in Yorkshire and in 1997, Kiss 105 was born. The small but successful group were sold to Chrysalis Radio later in 97, as the stations had proved there was a market for such a format in the North of England
To celebrate the anniversary, we are having our first reunion at Venus on their hugely successful Venus Classics night.. DJ's on the night all featured on 102 and 105 - Tony Walker, The Slammin' Boys, Nev Johnson, David Dunne, Rob Tissera and Graeme Park, all playing music from the Kiss era, plus we are also using the reunion to raise much needed cash for the Christie Hospital. Although the original Kiss listeners may have a few grey hairs these days, we hope to see them out at venus in November, and hopefully the new generation of clubbers will come and hear what made Kiss 102 and 105 so special.
10pm till 6am
£7 Earlybird Tickets with £2 donation per ticket to The Christie Hospital
£10 Venus members
£12 11pm till 3am
£5 after 3am
£5 NUS all night
If it’s your birthday we have 4 booths to reserve in the club. The is a free service and is available for groups over 8. With every reservation you will receive a free bottle of champagne to make the birthday that little bit more special courtesy of Venus the Club.
Also with your reserved area you can purchase the following drink packages from behind the bar:
Bottle of Eristoff Vodka plus 6 cans of Red Bull - £75
Bottle of House Champagne - £30
Bottle of Moet/Veurve Yellow Label - £45
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