BRIXTON INDOOR DANCE EVENT PULLS IN UNIVERSE STARS

Top acts booked for the failed Universe dance event are now playing at London's Brixton Academy on May 24...

Bentley Rhythm Ace, RONI SIZE/REPRAZENT, Lo-Fidelity Allstars and MONKEY MAFIA are among bands appearing at a large-scale dance event at London’s Brixton Academy on May 24.

Billed as The Heavyweight Double Header, the rapidly scheduled show presents many of the artists due to play the cancelled Universe dance event which had been originally scheduled to take place on the same date.

The main stage bill at The Heavyweight Double Header features Roni Size/Reprazent, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Monkey Mafia, Headrillaz, Boom Boom Satellites and DJ Matt Silver from Weird Beats Collective. Arena One features Wall Of Sound artists DJ Touche, Rory Beatnik and Jon Carter. Arena Two features Skint artists Lo-Fidelity Allstars (DJ set), Cut La Roc and Hardknox. Arena Three features Freskanova, The Freestylers, Freshly Brewed and Cut’n’Paste. Promoters are currently talking to a number of French DJs for inclusion on the bill for Arena Four.

The evening has a midnight curfew but ticket holders will be able to gain entry to the London SE1 Ministry Of Sound for just ‘5.00 afterwards. Tickets for The Heavyweight Double Header are available from the NME 24-hour ticket line on 0870 1212 500. Calls are charged at national (UK) standard rate.