Pizza, piercings and animals – it’s Portsmouth’s club scene

Pizza earrings...
Pizza earrings...

From chunky and crunchy basslines to bizarre costumes, Sam Cherry rounds up the coming days’ top nights.

Tonight (Friday) over at Drift Bar, Palmerston Road, The Ark continues with Love Amplified while DJ Darren Crook gives you feelgood anthems from 8pm until 3am. Entry’s £5 after 9pm or free to those dressed as an animal. 

Albert Road tonight: DJ Mike Jackson presents Straight Savage! at Acapulco – an evening of disco, funk and ’80s nostalgia. Free 8pm-midnight. 

On the drum and bass front, Murky Squad present Jungle Vines at The Vine, Stoke Road, Gosport, 8pm until 2am. Energetic mixing and crunchy basslines with Murky Squad, Zork, Bacca, Sick Matter,  Klinger, MC Malicious and Mc Rivmik. £3.

At Portsmouth Guildhall tonight, Hijack Events presents Chase and Status, 9pm until 2am. Guaranteed to be massive. £18.32

Tiger Tiger, Gunwharf Quays: Zeal Movement  teams up with Outhouse tonight for The Jungle,​​ 9pm-3am. Chunky house beats from Island Boyz, Monty Ozanne, Packer, and Mojan. Advance tickets £6.

Tomorrow (Sat) fresh bass promoters Lo-Wave put on their free resident showcase at The Barn (Milton), 9pm-1:30am. From bassline to jump up with DJs BZ, Cloaker, Grunt, Nixtape, OhCharlie, Spooker and MC Friskee.

Monday’s Delight at The Astoria is Pizza and Piercings – expect plenty of free piercing vouchers and fresh slices of pizza,10pm-2am. £4.