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October 2018

Nu:motion presents Sixteen Step Records

October 19, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - October 20, 2018 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Nu:Motion presents Sixteen Step Records Sixteen Step Records are back in the dungeon to deliver an evening of cutting edge music. Expect a ton of unreleased and forthcoming music from this ever expanding force to be reckoned with. Line Up: - BODIKAL - DBEE - REASON - SYNTEK Hosts: - MISTAMEANER - JOUKS

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Soundjam

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - October 21, 2018 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. This week: Jay Walk (Down at the Dojo) MajorKaos (SoundJam) Karlos Farnos (Last UK set) Fabricate (SoundJam) Hosted by: Mista Wong, Loopz & Guests HOUSE - UKG - BASS - FUNKY - GRIME

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BBC Music Introducing: Ciircus Street, Calum Foad, Mosaic

October 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire + Em-Bee-Pee presents... BBC Music Introducing LIVE Ciircus Street - live Calum Foad - live Mosaic - live

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Count Skylarkin’s Fab Fish Fry

October 25, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - October 26, 2018 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Count Skylarkin “A true unsung hero” David Rodigan, BBC Radio “Probably Ireland’s best-kept secret” Zone Magazine “One of the top DJ’s in the country… he mixes the records like a dance DJ… he’s super skilled at it, he really gets the place jumping” Earl Gateshead, Trojan Soundsystem “The King Of Rum & Bass” Oxford Mail “A local institution, providing an essential education in all things ska, reggae and r&b… Club Night of the Week” The Guardian “Rhythm and blues meets…

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Subfactory: Fabio and Grooverider

October 26, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - October 27, 2018 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Fabio and Grooverider, the Godfathers of Drum & Bass and legends of modern music who are idolised worldwide. Industry heavyweights, fans and artists regardless of genre will readily respect and praise the ongoing in uence of the two. EARLY SET!!

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The Scarlet Vixens present: Halloween Burlesque Special!

October 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

5* reviewed troupe The Scarlet Vixens monthly burlesque show at Reading's longest running bar! In the cellar bar is where you will find us! Join us from 7 for burlesque and variety that'll blow your socks off! More details to be announced soon.

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The Scarlet Vixens present: Halloween Burlesque Special!

October 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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IT'S A NIGHTMARE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! Join us for a flesh-chomping SPOOKTACULAR! Grab those tickets before the ghouls grab YOU! Hosted by: Mariposa Bop Performers: Miss Sugar Rush Tootsie Rocques Lady Intrepid Mojo Jones Miss Kitty Pimms Lady Lisette Ruby Layla Cherry 5* reviewed troupe The Scarlet Vixens monthly burlesque show at Reading's longest running bar! In the cellar bar is where you will find us! Join us from 7 for burlesque and variety that'll blow your socks off!

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Dr Syntax + Pete Cannon – LIVE!

October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Dr Syntax + Pete Cannon - live + special guests Dr Syntax (MC) and Pete Cannon (producer/DJ/MC) have been making music and touring together since 2010. They are well renowned for smashing shows all over the UK, and at festivals such as Boomtown Fair (UK) and Outlook (Croatia). Both reputed solo artists in their own right, their collaborative releases ‘Killer Combo’, 'Elaborate Anoraks','The Tonic' and their new album 'Let's Talk' combine witty, insightful lyricism and gob-smackingly banging beats to great…

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Halloween: Les Fanflures Brass Band

October 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - November 1, 2018 @ 3:00 am
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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We present to you a special Halloween party, featuring a fantastic Brass Band that is gonna MURDER YOU!!! Les Fanflures Brass Band - live

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November 2018

BBC Music Introducing: Mellor / Iota

November 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom
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Don’t Sweat The Technique

November 21, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - November 22, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
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Sisteray / Abandon Ship / Violet Fields

November 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Scarlet Vixens present: Reading Comic Con Burlesque Show

November 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

5* reviewed troupe The Scarlet Vixens monthly burlesque show at Reading's longest running bar! In the cellar bar is where you will find us! Join us from 7 for burlesque and variety that'll blow your socks off! More details to be announced soon.

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The Scarlet Vixens present: Geek and Destroy

November 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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SoundJam

November 24, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - November 25, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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BBC Music introducing: Marisa & The Moths + guests

November 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Fab-Fish Fry: Dat Brass // Dinner’s Ready / Jack Hollywood

November 29, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - November 30, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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Subfactory presents ooops! 25 years

November 30, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - December 1, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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December 2018

SoundJam: ScottFree

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - December 2, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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BBC Music Introducing: Jacob Holroyd / KT King

December 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Definitions Crimbo Party

December 6, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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DJ Binge (Dutty Moonshine)

December 6, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - December 7, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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The MkII: Crimbo Party!

December 7, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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The Skangsters Crimbo Party

December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Soundjam

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - December 9, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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BBC Music Introducing: Tom Dunne + guests

December 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Reggae Reggae Show

December 13, 2018 @ 11:00 pm - December 14, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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Influences – Dnb

December 14, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - December 15, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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The Scarlet Vixens present: Christmas Burlesque Show!

December 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street
Reading, RG1 2JR United Kingdom

5* reviewed troupe The Scarlet Vixens monthly burlesque show at Reading's longest running bar! In the cellar bar is where you will find us! Join us from 7 for burlesque and variety that'll blow your socks off! More details to be announced soon.

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Remones ‘Rocket to The Turtle’

December 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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SoundJam: Vocal Networking Showcase

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - December 16, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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BBC Music Introducing: Adam & Elvis + guests

December 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Don’t Sweat The Technique

December 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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BBC Music Introducing Crimbo Party: roves + doops

December 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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SoundJam

December 29, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - December 30, 2018 @ 3:00 am
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New Years Eve

December 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - January 1, 2019 @ 3:30 am
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February 2019

Verge – DNB

February 1 @ 10:00 pm - February 2 @ 3:00 am

Verge - DnB in the Dungeon, every 1st Friday of the month. This week: Hi-Density Records Showcase ft. DJ Kray-Z & MC Bamski MajorKaos Slither Jacky D JHunt Hosted by: Mista Wong, Bamski & Stoned Mason. Free Entry - ID4ALL - Doors@10

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Afrikan Boy – LIVE + support

February 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Afrikan Boy - live Lemar Clarke - live We are chuffed to bring you, 'One Day I Went To Lidl' dude, Afrikan Boy to the Purple Turtle for a special show. MOBO nominated Afrikan Boy is a renowned “world music” artist with a 21st century edge, taking in musical influences from across the globe whilst keeping a firm foot in the native sound of his country of origin, Nigeria. An AB live show is something to behold; joined by a…

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Soundjam

February 2 @ 10:00 pm - February 3 @ 3:00 am

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things house / ukg & bass Full Line up: Sunday Roast Sharlie Jay Info JP Slither Hosted by: Mista Wong

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Comedy Unleashed

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Come and join the fun at the launch of Comedy Unleashed Reading, Berkshire's newest comedy night for the freethinking and openminded. We have an amazing launch night line up of Comedy Unleashed favourites: WILL FRANKEN - Headline Will is a force of nature on stage, brace yourselves! "What elevates Mr. Franken above your garden-variety comedian is an erudite wit and a highly developed sense of the absurd " New York Times "A meditation on the limits of tolerance and a…

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BBC Music Introducing: Ed The Dog + guests

February 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee Presents... Ed The Dog - live Terrics - live

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Strictly Business: DJ Binge (Dutty Moonshine)

February 7 @ 10:00 pm - February 8 @ 3:00 am

Strictly Business: DJ BINGE Multigenre DJ Representing Engine-Earz Experiment, Dutty Moonshine Big Band and Bring-Dem Fm. Main support for De La Soul, Grand Master Flash, Rodigan, Craig Charles, Snoop Dogg & Bukem. Dj BiNGe is no one trick pony. With an extensive arsenal of bangers ranging across multiple genres and nearly 14 years experience, this purveyor of new and old can work any room at any time of night. His ability to mix hip-hop, funk, soul, disco, garage, afro-beat and…

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Influences presents Grimehouse

February 8 @ 10:00 pm - February 9 @ 3:00 am

This months influences is curated by Tom grimehouse... Tom is well known for his years of successful events in High Wycombe, Maidenhead & Reading! This month he has invited a few friends and a special guest dnb headliner... **DUB GENERAL** (Natty Dub/Train Recordings) Tom GrimeHouse (Elevated Bass/Natty Dub) UTB (Elevated Bass) Ben Darkspark b2b Jackskee (Elevated) Jay Info b2b Felz (Adjusted Audio/ SoundJam) MRK One and Sammy J (Beers and Bass) MCs Flewid DVZ RBee Mozman Jimski

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Soundjam

February 9 @ 10:00 pm - February 10 @ 3:00 am

SoundJam, bringing you your weekly fix of all things bass, every Saturday. UKG - BASS - FUNKY - HOUSE This week: MajorKaos Hitman Mizzog Artwear Hosted by: Mista Wong & Sneekie

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BBC Music Introducing: Handstand Parade / Static Son

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire and Em-Bee-Pee presents handstand parade - live Static Son - live

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Fab Fish Fry: The Ding Dong Daddios – live

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Fab Fish Fry presents The Ding Dong Daddios + Jim B. Donovan DJ Set One of the finest, Swing, Jump & Jive bands from across the universe. The Ding Dong Daddios give you authentic swing music from the 40's and 50's with a fun twist.

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The Reggae Reggae Show

February 14 @ 10:00 pm - February 15 @ 3:00 am

The Reggae Reggae Show Feat Bubblin bob + Jack Hollywood Expect reggae from across the decades, bluebeat, roots, lovers, rocksteady, ragga, re-edits and beyond!

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Heavy Pop: Breathe Panel + Another Sky (Co-headline Show)

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Heavy Pop & Dork present Breathe Panel + Another Sky (Co-headline Show) Ages: 18+ (Bring ID) | Free Entry (SIGN UP HERE: https://bit.ly/2ylvJ6W) - Breathe Panel - 'Breathe Panel recall early Wild Nothing, Veronica Falls, or Male Bonding' - Clash Magazine 'Indie-pop washed with a heavy sense of nostalgia' – DIY Signed to FatCat Records (C Duncan, TRAAMS, Sigur Rós) and now based in London and Brighton, Breathe Panel released their debut album on July 13th 2018 and have drawn…

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Soundjam: Audio Rehab special

February 16 @ 10:00 pm

This weeks Soundjam sees the return of renowned brand Audio Rehab... We invite brand head honcho Mark Radford and his son Deck Radford for a special 2hr b2b set.. Mark has recently invited our Soundjam brand to the infamous Ministry of Sound London in April all djs on this night will be playing so you could call it the warmup!! Full Line up: Mark Radford b2b Deck Radford Jook10 b2b Sunday Roast Jay Info b2b Babybellz Mr.Fame b2b B-Ill James…

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Futures World Music Day: Kel Assouf (Niger) + more

February 17 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Futures World presents a day of world music for free at the Purple Turtle Featuring African Blues outfit (think Tinariwen) KEL ASSOUF who is touring is new album Black Tenere on Glitterbeat Records. Futures World Sun 17th Feb KEL ASSOUF - live Tabi Gazele - live Papa Frite - live DJ Dubious Jack Hollywood DJ Set ( The Reggae Reggae Show) On the heels of their acclaimed album Tikounen – a recording The Guardian called ‘a leap forward in the…

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