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Rumpus: Fantastic Beats - and where to find them at The Islington Metal Works

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Time 22:00
Date 01/12/17
Price £25

Welcome to the magical, fantastical, mystical, musical and extraordinary world of Rumpus. So dress to the nines, grab a tail and join them for a night of high-octane fun!

Imagine the bastard child of Pokemon Go and an ancient grimoire spread across 7 rooms of the best live music and most delectable DJs.

But this time, you are the Creatures. Find your inner magical beast and bring it to the party! Collect as many other Creatures as possible. Then set them to battle each other; create a mini-society or just buy them all a drink. You will be both the hunter... and the hunted.


In the Main Room

Music from: Johnny Kowalski and the Sexy Weirdos and their awesome musical gifts!

Galactic Funk Militia - enjoy the swagger and unalloyed joy they bring.

Paradise Moist - get your feet jumping, your heart pumping and your grind bumping.

Sacha Dieu - Have a fling with the king of electro swing!

Clan Dextine - journey through bass and time, from swing to ska, blues to balkan, roots to rave and beyond!

In Room Two

Fiesta Bombarda – come party with the Carnival Creatures of carefree joyousness.  Carnival-esque caperings and sunshine inspired sounds, trip the light fantastic through Fiesta funtimes.

(Full line-up to announced)

In Room Three

More music from: Crinkle Cuts - revel in the eccentric, exotic and eargasmic physchedelic tapestry of good vibes.

King Cassady –  let the hypnotic Latin rhythms and interwoven guitars strum you to dervish dance floor ecstasy.

Mister Nice – The DJ that is so succulent, sweet, lovely and nice.

Dr Amaqueen – damm funkie tunes and dancing dressing sharp… the Doctor is in!

NeoPink: NeoDroid – A performance DJ experience with live Djembe drumming over a pulsating African rhythm infused electronic dancescape.

In the Balkan Roast Room

Kamao Trio – Sooth your soul and get your toes tapping with this magical menagerie of manouche musicians.

The Flamenco Thief – get your stamp on with this percussive guitarist.

Garance and the Mitochondries – dance along with Garance and the rag tag ensembel of gifted rogues from the street corners of London.

Kazoo Orchestra – Free your inner child with the manic joy of the Rumpus Kazoo Orchestra.

Faith I Branco – Feel the frenzy in your feet, party apace!

DJ Bob Gun – Funk to the maximum groove.

In The Courtyard

DJ The Alchemist brings you a gaggle of glorious DJs to keep you happily hopping and jauntily jigging the whole night through in our creatively chilled indoor outdoor space. Featuring the uplifting Rosebud Lix, the jaw-dropping James PB, and the gorgeous Graham Edensounds as well as the one and only Awesome The Alchemist.
In the Wonderland Cafe

The epitome of civilized sophistication.  Tea and cakes with these magical and charitable Wonderland creatures.

In the Rumpus Cinerave

VJ Harper – You’re sure to snag some fresh beats and mad visuals with Rumpus' resplendent resident VJ.

Dress Code:  Pert pixies, bouffant bass beats, positively no pandas, flamboyant phoenixes, quiversome quavers, daring drum-beats, definitely no pandas, mambo-ing minims, bedazzled basilisks, scintillating syncopation, pouting puffskeins, badass back-beats, tumescent trolls, absolutely no pandas at all, shimmering semi-breves, curvaceous chimeras, bootilicious break-beats, happy hoo-hoos, glamorous grindylows, coruscating crotchets, saucy sasquatches, zero pandas.