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WIN TICKETS TO DEEKLINE

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Deekline in Toronto

CONTEST ALERT!

Want to win tickets to see DEEKLINE on May 20th?? Follow the instructions below for you chance to submit up to 14 entries into our random draw to win 2 tickets to the Saved By The Bass Tour!

How Does It Work?

After you’ve followed both us and our friends at TorontoBreaks on Twitter (one entry each), and checked out both of our Facebook pages (one entry each), you’ll be able to Refer Your Friends and get them to join the contest! Each of your friends that then participates in the contest from your shared post will earn you another entry into the draw to a maximum of 10 additional entries!  Winners will be chosen and notified on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Remember, the more entries you have, the more chances you have to win!  Good luck!

Win Tickets to see DEEKLINE on May 20th at Sound Xchange!

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WIN TICKETS TO PROJEK:VIPER

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Projek Viper

CONTEST ALERT!

Want to win tickets to see Matrix & Futurebound, Brookes Brothers, and MORE on May 13th?? Follow the instructions below for you chance to submit up to 12 entries into our random draw to win 2 tickets to projek:VIPER!

How Does It Work?

After you’ve followed us on Twitter (one entry), and checked out our Facebook page (one entry), you’ll be able to Refer Your Friends and get them to join the contest! Each of your friends that then participates in the contest from your shared post will earn you another entry into the draw to a maximum of 10 entries!  Winners will be chosen and notified on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Remember, the more entries you have, the more chances you have to win!  Good luck!

A DESTINY EVENTS giveaway! WIN TICKETS TO PROJEK:VIPER

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BREAKS! DEEKLINE RETURNS!

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TorontoBreaks & Destiny present:

The SAVED BY THE BASS Tour with DEEKLINE!

Featuring:

DEEKLINE
(Hot Cakes, Sludge, Jungle Cakes, Rat Records, UK)

www.facebook.com/djdeekline
www.soundcloud.com/djdeekline
www.bassboutique.co.uk

With:
MARTY MCFLY b2b D-MONIC
MR. BROWN (Special Ragga Jungle Set)
SKANK HONTO

VENUE: 66 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario

*** LIMITED CAPACITY ***

TICKETS: Starting at $20.00 in Advance, More at the Door
BUY ONLINE: destinyevents.electrostub.com

Also:
PLAY DE RECORD : 411 Spadina Ave. – Toronto, ON – 416-586-0380

Must be 19+ with ID / Doors Open at 10:00PM

WHO IS DEEKLINE?

A hero of the underground from the days of his Platinum-selling UK anthem I Don’t Smoke Da Reefer, Deekline oversees a range of Hot Cakes imprints (Hot Cakes, Sludge, Jungle Cakes and the legendary Rat Records) all of which work tirelessly to propel street level artists into the forefront of the electronic music scene.

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Deekline is that rare figure in dance music, the seminal producer who balances the cutting edge and the mainstream with effortless flair. Head of the London to Brighton-spanning Hot Cakes collective of producers, promoters and DJs, this bass music icon recently released new album Bounce ‘n’ Shake with studio partner in crime Ed Solo, an eclectic tour de force sent down with the kind of assurance one might expect from DJs who have sent bodies flying round the room at club venues across the globe for more than a decade

On a live tip, the Hot Cakes parties have achieved the rare feat of blowing up clubs on both sides of the Atlantic, in Miami, Spain and London. He’s also known to put on a rump-shaking boat party or two on the river Thames. This year Deekline has headlined stages at Glastonbury, Boomtown, Nostock and is heading to Breakfast Perth, Austarlia in December 2015.

In the studio, Deekline is a bonafide musical shapeshifter, his impressive diversity having seen him rework the likes of Armand Van Helden, Old Dirty Bastard and The Prodigy and the Freestylers. Deekline recently mixed the massive TV advertised New York State Release This Is Bass 2015. He currently manages his own labels Hotcakes, Gutter Gutter, Jungle Cakes championing some of 2015’s biggest bass hits including Its Good To Have The Feeling and Pass Me The Rizla ft. General Levy and Tippa Irie. With support from Annie Mac, Toddla T, MistahJam, Zeds Dead & Skrillex.

Fittingly for a producer whose Hot Cakes brand has become a byword for bassbin-shaking bravado, this is one artist who’s cooking up a storm right now.

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MATRIX & FUTUREBOUND AND BROOKES BROTHERS RETURN!

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Projek Viper

Destiny, Embrace and ForwardDNB:

PROJEK: VIPER

Featuring:

MATRIX & FUTUREBOUND

www.facebook.com/matrixandfuturebound

BROOKES BROTHERS

www.facebook.com/brookesbrothers

With:

NC-17
www.facebook.com/nc17audio

MR. BROWN
www.facebook.com/TheDjJamesBrown

VENUE: NEST – 423 College St., Toronto, Ontario

TICKETS: Starting at $25.00 in Advance! Online: destinyevents.electrostub.com

Also:
PLAY DE RECORD : 411 Spadina Ave. – Toronto, ON – 416-586-0380

Must be 19+ with ID / Doors Open at 10:00PM

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TEDDY KILLERZ IN TORONTO!

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Destiny and Embrace present: projek: TEDDY KILLERZ

* NEW VENUE: Now at the Velvet Underground! 4:00am License *

Featuring:

TEDDY KILLERZ (First Time In Toronto!)
www.facebook.com/teddykillerz1

With:

LUSH
www.facebook.com/DJLushToronto

POLARIS
www.facebook.com/PolarisDnB

and featuring a special CMW performance from:

UNLIKE PLUTO
www.soundcloud.com/unlikepluto

VENUE: VELVET UNDERGROUND, 508 Queen St. W., Toronto, Ontario

TICKETS: Starting at $25.00 – Online: destinyevents.electrostub.com

Also:
PLAY DE RECORD : 411 Spadina Ave. – Toronto, ON – 416-586-0380

Must be 19+ with ID / Doors Open at 11:00PM

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BASSWEEK 2017

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Bassweek 2017

Join us for the 7th annual BassWeek and you will enjoy a week+ celebration of bass music and culture. Since the early 90’s, Toronto has had the reputation for having the best drum & bass and break beat events in North America. The biggest names in the genres always ensured they had Toronto on their tours and constantly praised the dedication and energy of the fans. The rise of dubstep has only heightened and expanded this tradition.

BassWeek is a chance to showcase the finest talent from around the world all in one week of dedicated bass-crazy parties in the city’s best venues. It’s also your opportunity to connect with thousands of bass music fans from around the region and enjoy what is quickly becoming THE bass music event in the world!

This year we continue to grow with more events, venues and artists included with your wristband!

BASSWEEK 2017 is almost here. Let the anticipation begin!

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EVENTS:

Friday, March 17, 2017

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Destiny and Embrace: PROJEK:RAM

Featuring:

BAD COMPANY
LOADSTAR
DC BREAKS

With:

LUSH
MR. BROWN

VENUE: MAISON MERCER – 15 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario
FREE WITH A BASSWEEK WRISTBAND – CLICK HERE TO GET ONE!

Must be 19+ with ID / Doors Open at 10:00PM

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

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TBC presents: Low Frequency | a BASSWEEK 2017 event

Featuring:

In The Drum & Bass Room:

STRANJAH B2B POLARIS
HYDEE
ITEK B2B SHRIVE
HOUDINI
TANTRIK B2B KRAHLAH

In The Dubstep & Trap Room:

BYLL
NICK E TEE
KRYPTIC
QORAX

VENUE: LI’LY LOUNGE – 656 College St, Toronto, Ontario
$10 ALL NIGHT OR FREE WITH A BASSWEEK WRISTBAND – CLICK HERE TO GET ONE!

Must be 19+ with ID / Doors Open at 10:00PM

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Friday, March 24, 2017

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On Point presents: LOCALS ONLY

Featuring:

SNIPER / MARCUS VISIONARY / EVERFRESH / LUSH / STRANJAH / MR. BROWN / MUTT / HUNGRY T / SAIGON / DCISION / TROOPA / CHILTON GAINES / ELIXAH

Hosted by:

TRAJ / LUCKY G / ZEE / A2 / KILLAH / MASS LAW

VENUE: THE DEN – 423 College St, Toronto, Ontario
$15 ALL NIGHT OR FREE WITH A BASSWEEK WRISTBAND – CLICK HERE TO GET ONE!

Must be 19+ with ID / Doors Open at 10:00PM

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Saturday, March 25, 2017

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Destiny and Embrace: PROJEK:HOSPITAL RECORDS

Featuring:

CAMO & KROOKED

With:

STRANJAH & SCHEMATIC
MARCUS VISIONARY
HYDEE

VENUE: CODA – 794 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario
FREE WITH A BASSWEEK WRISTBAND – CLICK HERE TO GET ONE!

Must be 19+ with ID / Doors Open at 10:00PM

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PROJEK: SIGMA

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Embrace & Destiny Events Present
SIGMA
NORTH AMERICA TOUR 2017

WITH MR.BROWN & POLARIS

Tickets are on sale now: www.bit.ly/sigma2017

 

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REBOOT 2.0 – NEW YEARS EVE WAREHOUSE PARTY

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Activate, DESTINY Events, Elevate, Wiggly Events and Addy join forces to present the second edition of our annual NYE extravaganza.

REBOOT 2.0 – NYE WAREHOUSE MEGA PARTY

For our first NYE event we pulled out all the stops to find you a unique venue that had never been used before. For the second installment, we have secured a brand new multi-room warehouse that has never been used for event and likely never will again.

The event will feature 3 massive rooms each with its own theme and genre.

Area One:::

SANDER KLIENENBERG (NL)
www.facebook.com/sanderkleinenberg
www.soundcloud.com/sanderkleinenberg
DEKO-ZE
MIZ MEGS vs TICKY TY
EVAN G
SIMON JAIN
JUSTIN ASTRO DJ RY

Area Two:::

SYDNEY BLU
www.facebook.com/djsydneyblu
www.soundcloud.com/sydneyblu
ADDY
JAYFORCE vs OVI M
TAKIN
QUIM
LUIS F vs BARRONESS
WESS

Area Three:::
Presented by Projek & Soul In Motion

MARCUS VISIONARY
www.facebook.com/djmarcusvisionary
www.soundcloud.com/marcus-visionary
LUSH
MR. BROWN
DJ SPINZ
POLARIS

Early Bird Tickets are available now at www.wantickets.com/reboot2nye
Purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Strictly 19+ | ID required for entry

Top secret warehouse venue will be released the day of the event.

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FREAKOUT 2016!

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Destiny, Embrace, ForwardDNB & DNB Federation present:

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FREAKOUT 2016
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Lineup:

NOISIA
www.facebook.com/noisia

DELTA HEAVY
www.facebook.com/deltaheavyuk

BLACK SUN EMPIRE
www.facebook.com/blacksunempire

 

Supported By:

MARCUS VISIONARY
www.facebook.com/djmarcusvisionary

LUSH
www.facebook.com/djlushtoronto

MR. BROWN
www.facebook.com/dj.mrbrown

HYDEE
www.facebook.com/hydeedubstep

 

With:

CADDY CAD
MC JD

VENUE: MAISON MERCER
15 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario

Must be 19+ with ID
Doors Open at 10:00PM

TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE: destiny.wantickets.com

Also:
PLAY DE RECORD : 411 Spadina Ave. – Toronto, ON – 416-586-0380

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BOTTLE SERVICE FOR FREAKOUT

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Attention FREAKOUT FANS!

Here you will find the bottle service packages that we have arranged with our friends at Maison Mercer for FREAKOUT 2016!

You can view the bottle service list which includes the products that are available as well as their prices HERE

For bottle service reservations please call the Maison Mercer VIP Manager at 647.924.0069 or bottleservice@maisonmercer.com

 


 

Maison Mercer
Bottle Service Packages

$865 (Gratuity Included)

$1335 (Gratuity Included)

$1850 (Gratuity Included)

 


 

NOTE: The above prices include 18% gratuity. Table reservations will be handled completely by the club, and because is a Halloween event they will require full payment in advance for the reservation. Your payment options are: credit card, email money transfer or cash drop off at the club prior to the event. Once your reservation is booked there is NO CANCELATION.

Should you have more questions, please feel free to email or call the club at your leisure and we would be happy to answer your questions.

For bottle service reservations please call the Maison Mercer VIP Manager at 647.924.0069 or bottleservice@maisonmercer.com

 

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5 REASONS TO GO TO FREAKOUT

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Top 5 reasons why you need this year’s Freakout
by Michael James Peros

5. The Venue: Maison Mercer

Maison has been an upscale nightclub for some time now so seeing D&B headliners inside may be a bit of a surprise for some people. The difference is that Maison may attract people which may have never been to a D&B event. It opens the playing field and gives everyone access. Don’t get it twisted though, the layout of Maison is proper, the sound system is crisp and the visuals are on point.

4. The Local Artists: Marcus Visionary, Lush, Hydee, Mr. Brown, Caddy Cad & MC JD.

None of these artists should be considered any less of talents than the headliners. It just so happens that they live in the GTA!

3. The Tradition of Freakout

DESTINY666_2004Ever since 2004 Destiny has been hosting the Halloween tradition of Freakout. Starting in 2004 as ‘Destiny666‘, to ‘Return To The gRAVE‘ in 2005, and finally taking on the ‘Freakout‘ name in 2006.  In the eyes of many, Freakout is considered THE D&B party of the year with various artists but more importantly different styles of D&B.

2. Black Sun Empire, Noisia, Delta Heavy

Black Sun Empire

Delta Heavy

Noisia

1. Every Rendition of Harley Quinn Imaginable

QUINNWith the success of Suicide Squad in theaters we are sure to see every rendition of Harley Quinn imaginable. What adds to the authenticity of this costume is Harley Quinn’s smeared makeup and distressed hair: something that normally happens during a Destiny rave anyways except now you don’t need to worry about getting looks on the street. Last year’s costume probably required fishnets – that you probably ripped. This is the only time you can re-used ripped fishnets and get away with it. Besides, being “Daddy’s Little Monster” at a rave is actually pretty normal behaviour.

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Halloween is not a gift-giving holiday, unless you consider gifting yourself with a ticket to this party. Red and blue hair dye is only socially appropriate on this holiday. You can’t expect to be positively received by your grandmother at Christmas dinner for your Kool-Aid coloured hair.

See you at Freakout!  Get your tickets HERE before they sell out!

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WHO ARE DIRTYPHONICS?

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“WE DON’T FOLLOW RULES”, Dirtyphonics collectively admit. “WE CREATE THEM”

With a Dim Mak album release and multiple continent-spanning tours to their name, the French electronic artists have earned the right to keep doing things their own way. Comprised of Charly Barranger, Julien ‘Pitchin’ Corrales and Julien Lignon, Dirtyphonics is a forward-thinking Bass Music phenomenon that made their name on defying labels and limitations.

dirtyphonics3“We started by playing in Metal bands”, recalls Charly. “Our sound was always meant to be powerful and high impact. From the day we started, we’ve challenged ourselves to create something new – we love to push boundaries”. With a unique stage presence and energy the boys did just that in translating the vibe and excitement from their head-banging days into Electronic Dance Music.

The group found its footing in a potent blend of muscular Bass Music, mixing high-octane Drum and Bass, Heavy Bass House and Dubstep that spoke to a new generation of dance music fans. Refusing to be limited to any given genre, Dirtyphonics made has incorporated dramatic tempo changes into their tracks, issuing an unmistakable clarion call to their contemporaries that they would not be governed by old rules and outdated notions of performance propriety. “Our influences come from everywhere” Pitchin says. “We have been raised listening to so many different musical genres and we definitively don’t want to be stuck in a specific one. We have the most fun mixing them all together to create something unique”.

Dirtyphonics crash-landed into dance music’s consciousness in chart-topping fashion, releasing their 2008 debut single “French Fuck” to the tune of a Beatport #1 hit. Follow up singles “Quark” and “Vandals” proved the act’s ascension was no fluke, showcasing the group’s signature genre defying low-end heavy sound. The group quickly became a hot commodity in the remix world, lending their talents to tracks by the likes of Skrillex, the Bloody Beetroots, Marilyn Manson, Steve Aoki, Benny Benassi, Excision, Datsik, Borgore, Nero, Kaskade, Knife Party and Linkin Park.

dirtyphonics1In 2013, Dirtyphonics released their debut album “Irreverence” on Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak Records label, showcasing the range of music they create. The critically acclaimed effort features singles “DIRTY”, “Walk In The Fire”, and “No Stopping Us”, and ran the stylistic gamut from anthemic electro to frenetic Drumstep as well as incorporating thrash guitars, pounding drums and other vestiges of the fierce heavy metal music that influences their art and characterized their past.

After this they released their “Write Your Future” sophomore EP with features including Grammy winner Trinidad James and Trap king Uz on “Hustle Hard”, Dubstep legend 12th planet, and singer Matt Rose, among others. Following this, Dirtyphonics shook the Drum and Bass world one more time with they’re anthem “Anonymous” that has been played well over a million times on Soundcloud.

2016 is set to be Dirtyphonic’s biggest year yet, with their infamous “Neckbreaker” North American tour, titled after their hit collaboration with Dubstep mad man Funtcase.

With a freshly bagged DJ Mag’s “Best French electronic band” award and new EP to be released, Dirtyphonics is re-inventing, once again, the rules of Bass Music.

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See DIRTYPHONICS live at CODA in Toronto on Friday, October 14th!  Get your tickets here: WANTICKETS

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DIRTYPHONICS

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Destiny & Embrace present:

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PROJEK: DIRTYPHONICS
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Lineup:

DIRTYPHONICS
www.facebook.com/dirtyphonics

Supported By:

NC-17
www.facebook.com/nc17audio

LUKAV
www.facebook.com/LukavMusic

POLARIS
www.facebook.com/PolarisDnB

VENUE: CODA
794 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario

Must be 19+ with ID
Doors Open at 10:00PM

ADVANCE TICKETS: destiny.wantickets.com

Also:
PLAY DE RECORD : 411 Spadina Ave. – Toronto, ON – 416-586-0380

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HOSPITALITY 2016

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Hospital Records - Toronto

Destiny, Embrace and ForwardDNB present:

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PROJEK:HOSPITALITY
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Featuring:

METRIK
www.facebook.com/metrikmusic

S.P.Y
www.facebook.com/thespymusic

NU:TONE
www.facebook.com/dannutone

OWNGLOW
www.facebook.com/ownglowmusic

MC DINO
www.facebook.com/mcdino.ua

With:

LUSH
www.facebook.com/DJLushToronto

MR. BROWN
www.facebook.com/dj.mrbrown

VENUE: NEST
423 College Street, Toronto, Ontario

Must be 19+ with ID
Doors Open at 10:00PM

ADVANCE TICKETS: Starting at $30 and Up, More @ Door

Tickets Available Online: destiny.wantickets.com

Also:
PLAY DE RECORD : 411 Spadina Ave. – Toronto, ON – 416-586-0380

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BASSWEEK 2016 WRISTBAND FAQ

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! BASSWEEK! Even though this is our 6th Bassweek we still often get the same questions over and over, so we’ve compiled this list of Frequently Asked Questions.

 

What does the wristband get you?

The Bassweek Wristband is your pass to get you into all Bassweek events for either free or a reduced rate.  The full list of events can be seen here:  CLICK HERE

 

Where do I pick up my wristband?

You can redeem your wristband ticket for your Bassweek Wristband at the first Bassweek event you attend. There will be Destiny representatives at the door to do the exchange.

 

Can I take my wristband off?

IMPORTANT! No, you can not. The Bassweek Wristband is your ticket to the events, and yours alone. It must remain attached to your body at all times for the entire week. The wristband will become invalid if removed for any reason. The wristbands are made of high quality materials and do not ‘break’ or ‘fall off’. Security will be checking the wristbands upon entry to each event to ensure they have not been removed or tampered with. We know all the ‘tricks’. We know what you look for.

IMPORTANT! If you have a job or some other requirement preventing you from wearing a wristband for whatever reason and you can’t hide it under a wristwatch or long sleeves, do not attach it to your wrist. In previous years we have had people attach their Bassweek wristbands to their ankles. DO NOT REMOVE YOUR WRISTBAND! Doing so will VOID your wristband and you will not be allowed into the rest of the shows.

 

Can I shower with my wristband on?

Absolutely! It dries quickly and won’t come off.

 

Can I eat my wristband?

We don’t recommend it, but it could be a good fibre supplement!  Please note: Bassweek wristbands that have passed through your intestinal tract are no longer valid.

 

You can still buy a wristband HERE.  See you on the dancefloor!

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