Whats on at The Magnet

UPCOMING EVENTS

august 2017

25aug7:00 pmThe Vyrll Society
26aug8:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - James Sims
27aug7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - Kole
30aug7:00 pmCJ Ramone

september 2017

2sep7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - Luke Bolton
2sep7:00 pm- 12:00 amCherry Cola
9sep7:00 pm- 12:00 amCherry Cola
16sep7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - Luke Bolton
19sep7:00 pmTrash Boat
22sep7:00 pmMad Alice
23sep7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - Kole
29sep7:00 pmThe Vyrll Society
30sep7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - James Sims

october 2017

5oct7:00 pmHMLTD
7oct7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - Luke Bolton
14oct7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - James Sims
15oct3:00 pmThe Sink Soul Club
21oct7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - Kole
21oct7:00 pmWildwood Kin
26oct7:30 pmSpare Rib Burlesque
28oct7:00 pm- 12:00 pmResident DJ - James Sims

november 2017

10nov7:00 pm- 1:00 amDodgy
22nov7:00 pm- 1:00 amRob Heron
22nov7:00 pmRob Heron And The Tea Pad Orchestra
23nov7:30 pm- 12:00 pmAlgiers
24nov7:00 pmJaws

A Unique Venue

About The Magnet

Founded in 1958, the Magnet holds an illustrious and iconic place in Liverpool’s musical history. Originally, the street level bar was called the ‘Rumblin’ Tum’ and the basement the ‘Sink Club’. It was one of the city’s first black music venues and entry was by way of a numbered sink plug on a short length of chain which proved membership.

Freddie Mercury first played with Brian May in a band called Ibis at the Sink Club and there seems to be very few bands and performers that at some point in their careers haven’t graced the dark red stage. Following a brief period in the early 90’s as a tapas bar, the venue was extensively refurbished and re-named as The Magnet in 1998. A couple of years later, the main room was extended and the sound system upgraded to include a world class Funktion One. The Magnet as we now know it was born. In the past decade, the venue’s line ups have read like a who’s who of contemporary and classic black music artists, including memorable appearances from Roy Ayers, Louie Vega, Gilles Peterson, Gregory Isaacs, Horace Andy, Todd Terry, Jazzy B, DJ Spinna, Karizma, Mr Thing, D-Styles, People Under The Stairs, Groove Assassin and Wolf Music.

Upstairs, residents spin disco, boogie, soul, funk, Latin, Afro and house music all night long…

The Magnet boasts a long list of accolades including ‘Best Bar in Liverpool’ – The Guardian March 2008, ‘Best Bar’ – The Itchy Guide, and sits proudly at No 29 in the Best Bars in the World – GQ Magazine 2007.

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