Just as we’re done with the clean up from our last House Party with Rick Wilhite, we’re announcing the next one! Adding to a growing list of Harry’s House Party alumni – which currently includes Moodymann,Mood II Swing, Chez Damier, The Black Madonna and Frank Booker – get ready for #6 in a series of nights that have consistently blown the socks of house music lovers of our city!
This time around we’re hosting a pioneer of Chicago house music.Cutting his teeth at block parties playing disco, funk, soul and prototype Chicago house tracks, he has since become one of the cities most enduring producers who can lay claim to one of the most dynamic and far reaching personal histories in dance music. He is also an absolutely legendary DJ. He is a force to be reckoned with, and one of the most exciting DJs we’ve hosted to date.
He is… the phreakiest, the phunkiest, the one and only, Mike Dunn!
On support duties for this momentous occasion are Sydney’s finest:
DJ Simon Caldwell
Freda & Jackson (Moonshoe)
Karim & Daniel Lupica,
Sydney Pony Club
We’re mid way through August and have been loving this months bookings at Harpoon Harry’s! So far we’ve hosted the likes of Animals Dancing with Otologic and Andee Frost, Basin and Andy Garvey, Let The People Dance and Freda & Jackson. We’ve got so much more in store for you over the last weeks of this month as well as in the months to come.
KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED!
Friday August 18 ~ Imaginary DJ Crew w/ Bongmist, Michelle Owen & Grand Jeté
Saturday August 19 ~ Adi Toohey All Night Long!
Friday August 25 ~ Post Pluto presents Riggles EP launch
Saturday August 26 ~ Kato All Night Long!
We’ve thrown parties with the likes of Lena Willikens, Moodymann, Tornado Wallace, DJ Sprinkles and Moritz von Oswald to name a few and now we wanna party with YOU!
Picnic are hiring a paid part-time assistant to work 2 days a week out of our office in Redfern. We are hoping to find someone who is passionate about underground electronic music and the work we do here at Picnic. Someone who is highly organised, has a keen eye for detail and is dedicated and reliable. You will be completely absorbed in all aspects of the business and will have an opportunity to grow your knowledge of the local and international music scene. You will meet and learn from a broad range of DJs, performers & professionals in the music industry in Sydney, wider Australia and internationally.
x familiar with photoshop and premiere – other Adobe programs desirable
x current drivers license, car and availabilities to assist and work on events/tours
x Microsoft Office skills specifically word & excel
x familiar with wordpress
x social media savvy
x a clear communicator
x excellent work ethic – reliability is key
x highly organised with an ability to manage and prioritise a busy workload
x LOVES Picnic
x LOVES underground electronic music
x NOT allergic to cats
Experience in a similar role will be considered favourably!
Please send a cover letter that addresses the above criteria AND your resume to email@example.com by Wednesday 16 August. Please also direct all enquiries to Carly.
Picnic boss Kali has curated the entire program for Vivid Sydney at Harpoon Harry including this Picnic takeover featuring two of our favourite DJs from across the border…
All the way from Melbourne, Pjenné and Millú!
Pjenné is a versatile purveyor of vibe matched only by those who have been buying and playing records for years. With a record collection that boasts an exquisite taste for blue eyed soul, modal, spiritual jazz and the uplifting yet hedonistic roots of disco and house, you have a fine selector.
She’ll be playing alongside fellow DJ Millú whose deep cache of obscure jams, esoteric rhythms and club cuts forego conventional genre standards. Just as likely to be soundtracking your yum cha as they are to be moving a dance floor, these accomplished Melbourne DJs make their debut Sydney appearance for VIVID 2017.
View the full Vivid x Harpoon Harry line up here!
Queerbourhood, Picnic Touring & Events, The House of Mince, Strange Signals + [ insert ] very proudly present a free show for
Musician, public speaker, and owner of the Comatonse Recordings record label. Her work critically combines themes of identity politics – including gender, sexuality, class, linguistics, ethnicity and race. Whether she is playing or producing deep house as DJ Sprinkles or presenting one of her live performances, Terre is perpetually arresting and you’re always sitting right inside her mind.
For our performance on Wednesday she’ll present Lovebomb. This event will reach capacity, we recommend you come down as early as possible, The Bearded Tit opens at 6pm. DJ support from Stereogamous and shows from Koco Carey & Sarah Moaney!
FIND THE EVENT HERE.