From humble beginnings at The Attic on New Wakefield Street, Manchester, Drop The Mustard (DTM) have come a long way over the past four years and for their fifth year of parties they present a new concept in the aptly named; V.
Hopping between four of Manchester's hottest venues (Sankeys, Gorilla, Sound Control and Antwerp Mansion) the Drop The Mustard team will be bringing a carfeully selected set of lineups to the city.
Kicking things off on Friday 24th January at the recently re-opened Sankeys, Dusky, Maribou State, Jeremy Underground Paris, Fort Romeau, Warehouse Project residents Krysko and Greg Lord and more will all play for the official 5th Birthday event (tickets on sale now). Check out Dusky's next offering, out on 27th January on School Records below ahead of their appearance for Drop The Mustard at Sankeys.
Two weeks later, on Friday 7th February, Drop The Mustard bring the Shadow Child Collected Tour to Sound Control, Manchester with Shadow Child and yet to be announced Special Guests still to be announced, all curated by the man himself. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the DTM Facebook and Twitter for the lineup reveal... and grab one of the last remaining Early Bird Tickets now.
Moving on again, to Friday 14th February, and a special 3 hour slow jamz set from Bondax at Sound Control is the order of the day, the perfect valentines day soundtrack. Tickets on sale now and once again Special Guests are still to be announced for this event, so keep your eyes peeled.
Friday 21st and Thursday 27th February see Irish duo Bicep and Dirtybird Records boss Claude Vonstroke both take over Gorilla respectively - with the belfast pairing treating the Drop The Mustard crowd to a special All Night Long set.
Article by Alex Ogilvie
Images courtesy of The Chronic