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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About York’s Alternative Friday Nights This Term

Starting this Friday night, YUSU are supporting alternative student-run club nights every week. Friday night now offers you some pure alternative indulgence, for when you fancy something a bit different and more musically diverse than the norm.

Here is a quick run-down of this term’s alternative student events. 

On & On Opening Party featuring Chesus AKA Earl Jeffers – Friday 9th October (Week 2).

Born out of boredom with the York club scene, On & On’s nights are about having a good time with some unexpected features thrown in along the way.

For the first time ever, On & On are hosting an event on campus, in the Roger Kirk Centre on Friday 9th October. The event plays host to Chesus AKA Earl Jeffers, who is a familiar face to many in the House and Disco scene. This is set to be a big night, with TheDT York team attending to make club gifs! Get excited.


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Closed Circuit presents Medlar + Roo & Cuoghi @ Fibbers – Friday 16th October (Week 3).

Closed Circuit is passionate about showcasing the best underground talent in electronic music from the UK and beyond.

Introducing an all new night in York: Closed Circuit, with the mandate of bringing some of the finest selectors in Europe to play in the small city of York. This isn’t an event about booking the ‘biggest’ DJs in the world, but instead about searching out the musical fanatics who are best at making people dance, ’cause that’s what you do when you go out, right?



BlackBox presents Maribou State @ Mansion – Friday 23rd October (Week 4).

BlackBox have a reputation throughout York for captivating crowds with only the best bookings.

BlackBox can’t wait for you to join them this year, and will be kicking things off at Mansion for their opening party. They’ve been lucky enough to book Maribou State to perform a DJ set right in the middle of their album tour and can’t wait to bring some fresh new talent to the city of York!

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Breakz Big Night – Friday 20th November (Week 8)

UOY DJing society “Breakz” wants to enrich York’s club culture with some alternative music, it’s all about the community and diversity in the music. 

Breakz are hosting their first major club night of the year at Mansion on the 20th of November. You can be sure that there will be drinks deals, DJs playing a selection of Dubstep, Grime and Drum & Bass, plus a second room featuring House music and sub-genres.


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Texture & Closed Circuit presents Hunee @ Fibbers – Friday 20th November (Week 8).

Fuelled by their creativity when hosting events, Texture always strive to put on nights they love and they hope you will love them too. And now they’re collaborating with brand new Closed Circuit to bring you this event. 

This night will bring the alternative club scene a more chilled out vibe and Amsterdam DJ Hunee will be flown in as a big name for this one. Expect a quality party in a more interesting setting than your standard night out.



On & On @ Mansion – Friday 27th November (Week 9).

The On & On event after their Opening Party is set for the 27th November at Mansion. Another fantastic booking from On & On has been promised and this time it’s a rising star off the back of a few performances at some of the best venues in the country.


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So, if you’re looking for something fresh and new when clubbing in York, keep your eyes peeled for these nights – they are not to be missed!

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