22-25 July 2021 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Andy Smith’s Reach Up Disco Wonderland

DJ Andy Smith and guests drop 80s disco,boogie and proto house, evoking the spirit and dipping into the soundtrack of legendary NYC clubs such as ‘Paradise Garage’ & ‘Studio 54’. A night highlighting the sounds that emerged as the 70’s turned into the 80’s and the DNA of club music as we know it today was being written.

DJ Andy Smith – DJ Andy Smith is best known for releasing the first ever major label multi genre mix CD, The Document (FFRR/London records) and for supplying samples and warming up for Bristol based band Portishead during the 90’s. He has gone on to release many more DJ mix CDs on various labels and holds down weekly DJ residencies in London as well as touring the globe in his own right.

Nick Halkes – From founding XL Recordings and signing the Prodigy via signing classics such as Bucketheads ‘The Bomb’ to Positiva through to getting ‘in the mix’ as a guest on both Mistajam and B-traits Radio One shows under his Horx guise, Nick has played a consistently dynamic role in the global evolution of dance music. Catching Nick at Reach up is a rare chance to hear him play the tunes that inspired him to make that journey.

Stages

Orbit

Days

Friday 2018