As the first semester creeps closer Leeds will slowly become a bustling hub of buzz as every student in the city takes to the countless parties that will be happening all over the town. There are some however, that will be standing out amongst others, with the HighRise Freshers Week party being one of them.
HighRise has been in Leeds for three years and has been bringing the best in underground bass music and sound system culture to Beaver Works ever since the inaugurating party. With 5 rooms that will host their own DJs, sounds and production, this will be one of the biggest freshers events to happen all week.
Thursday the 24th September is when an army of artists fronting hip-hop, drum & bass, dub, dancehall, reggae and more will descend on Leeds for this all night long knees up, and who is it that will be taking the headline position? None other than Ms Dynamite. Both chart topper and underground favourite, Ms Dynamite is one of the hottest female artists to have risen from the British music underground and here you will get a chance to see her performing a live PA.
Elsewhere there will be DJ sets and live performances from the likes of Lenzman, Serial Killaz, Prince Fatty, Horseman, Scott Garcia, Dubkasm and many more. The artists who have been announced so far are yet to be extended as a further 2 rooms are yet to be announced. There will also be a number of MCs and HighRise residents ensuring every rooms will be bouncing all night long.
HighRise Freshers Week Party
Thursday 24th September
Prince Fatty & Horseman
Sticky B2B Scott Garcia
V.I.V.E.K & Dego Ranking
Champion & MC Serious
& many more
Words by Josh Plews