The Rave That Must Not Be Named 2 • A LATE 5am Curfew Event
⚡⚡⚡ Tickets On Sale Now @
Rinse 716 & Badwolf Entertainment - Buffalo
in association with Tandava
sponsored by Grimm&Grinz & Sound Solution
THE RAVE THAT MUST NOT BE NAMED 2
4 Rooms w/ Dodge & Fuski, Joker, Original Sin, Taxman, & more
ft. Costume Contest w/ Over $1000 in Cash & Prizes!!
Saturday October 28th 2017
Dnipro Ukrainian Cultural Center
562 Genesee St, Buffalo, New York 14204
18+ w/ ID // $30-$40 Presale // More @ Door
YOU KNOW WHAT RETURNS!
Buffalo's annual 4 room, multiple genre Halloween massive, The Rave That Must Not Be Named, is back and more powerful than ever! This year featuring over 3 dozen music performances, food trucks, themed drinks, go-go dancers, fire spinners, a massive 42,000 watt soundsystem in the main ballroom, vendors, tarot reading, a costume contest w/ over $1000 in cash & prizes, themed areas of attraction, & much more!
Tickets on sale now at
THE GREAT HALL
Hosted by Rinse 716 & Sound Solution
⚡ DODGE & FUSKI (UK) - Dubstep / Bass Music
Disciple // *1st Buffalo Appearance
Now the co-founder of cutting edge bass music label Disciple, Rob cut his teeth in 2011 signing to Never Say Die. Since then his career has seen him tour worldwide, from North America to Europe to Australia and Asia. With a string of consistent Beatport #1 singles under his belt over the last year including collaborations with 12th Planet, Virtual Riot and Barely Alive as well as remixes for Excision, Protohype, Getter, Datsik and more, Rob has seen his sound adapt and evolve with the times while retaining the quirky influences that have been a mainstay of the D&F sound since the beginning.
⚡ JOKER (UK) - Dubstep / Purple Sound / Chiptune
Kapsize // *1st Buffalo Appearance
Joker has been blowing minds with his colorful synth melodies and heavy basslines since establishing a name for himself in 2007, when he dropped the Kapsize EP. He is known for creating the subgenre "Purple Sound". Between 2007 and 2011, Joker had released over a dozen 12” singles and EPs through early. Tracks like “Snake Eater” (Soul Motive, 2008), “Holly Brook Park” (Kapsize, 2008), “Digidesign” (Hyperdub, 2009), the Ginz collaboration “Purple City” (Kapsize, 2009), and “Psychedelic Runway” (Kapsize, 2009) built and sustained Joker's reputation for creating some of grime/dubstep’s most colorful and powerful productions. In 2009, Joker was named "2009 King Of Bass Music" by XLR8R Magazine. Aside from production, Joker owns his own record label, Kapsize.
⚡ ORIGINAL SIN (UK) b2b TAXMAN (UK) - Drum & Bass
Playaz // Planet Drumz
Coming in heavy off the Playaz Recordings camp, two names that are synonyms with Jump-Up, brothers Original Sin and Taxman will be going back-to-back to throw down the heaviest DNB set of the year in Buffalo at The Rave That Must Not Be Named!
⚡ FUNSTA MC (UK)
M.C. Fun da Funsta has been rapping since he was 7 and writing lyrics since 1994. He is a new breed of MC possessing the mic. Fun entered the scene from a Hip Hop background but quickly established himself within the underground D&B circuit. By the mid to late 1990s he was playing on radio stations such as Kik F.M., Ruud and Rude Awakening and at raves like Desire, Heat, Pure Science and High Velocity. MC Fun now has residencies with a number of clicks. He is a regular at MOVEMENT, TRUPLAYAZ and FEVER and performs on a monthly basis for UNITY in Luton. He is part of the British governmetns "DontShoot" campaign, touring schools promoting anti-gun violence. Fun has a strong and talented presence within the scene. Not only can he rinse it out high-energy style at a rave, he can also captivate the audience with his deeply-inspirational words of wisdom, on the underground, mainstream and global circuits. His appeal lies in this versatility, this fresh and often challenging perspective and, as his name suggests, his commitment to getting down and having Fun. He is a master of ceremonies; of creativity; of consciousness but, above all, entertainment.
⚡ MC ZEE (Toronto, ON)
Sound Solution, Rinse 716, City Flow
⚡ MC TACTIK (Toronto, ON)
⚡ MC CHIEF
⚡ MURDOK MC
535 Records, St8cyde Jump Up
ROOM OF REQUIREMENT
Hosted by BadWolf
⚡ JIMNI CRICKET (Seattle, WA) - Megamix HHC
Seattle based international artist whose skill in mixing and turntablism has led her all over. Jimni Cricket has been blazin beats behind the decks for crowds for over 13 years. She specializes with a quick mixed Happy Hardcore & DNB with live mash-up and a little scratching on top, or under the leg, or behind the back.
⚡ STARKISS (Philadelphia, PA) - UK Hardcore
Lethal Theory Raw, Ravers Only
Starkiss or Joseph Starkey, has been dedicated to the sounds since he was spinning in his room at age 15. Now,Starkiss is the only North American producer signed to arguabley the top hardcore label in the world, UK label Lethal Theory (Raw). He's been making tracks with huge names in the hardcore world such as Joey Riot and Outforce. Starkiss has DJ skills to match his sick productions and wicked selection of unreleased tracks he will have you stomping start to finish.
⚡ DJ CANDY KID (Brooklyn, NY) - Happy Hardcore
Galaxy Express, Ravers Only // *1st Buffalo Appearance
Native Belarusian and long-time Brooklynite, Slava a.k.a. DJ Candy Kid has been tearing up dance floors across the United States and Canada with his unique style and adrenaline-packed sets of Happy Hardcore, Gabber, DnB, Breakbit, and Acid & Euro-Trance since 2001. Since then, Slava has torn up American dance floors from east coast to west coast (and everywhere between), plays Canada on a yearly basis, and makes fans groove worldwide. He had shared the stage with producers such as GRiZ, Hixxy, Brisk, Impact, Mark Smith, Angerfist, Joey Riot, Kurt, Robbie Long, S3RL, Sc@r, Pikey, and many other legendary producers and dejays. Slava is currently the owner of New York City's only Happy Hardcore recording label Galaxy Express Recordings, which launched in 2009. Fueling the crowd with happiness and providing an outlet for self-expression is always the biggest reward for Slava.
⚡ MC EVERBODIES DADDY - (Toronto, ON)
#TDotLove, Hardcore 313, Ravers Only
A one-way ticket to mayhem. MC Everybodies Daddy brings a blend of well-timed crowd hype, slick meaningful cyphers and quick freestyles to the mic in a way that's earned him a permanent place among the legends of North American hardcore. It's a rare thing indeed to see him on the mic these days, but the prospect of returning to the scene of his very first international gig was just too sweet to pass up. Hold on tight, and get ready for the journey!
⚡ NEOQOR (Dallas, TX) - Hardcore / Hardstyle
Future State Music, 303 Family // *1st Buffalo Appearance
***All Original Set***
If there are three words to describe NeoQor, it's speed, aggression, and versatility. Representing the US-based hardcore collective, 303 Family, and worldwide hardcore label, Future State Music, this up-and-comer from Dallas, Texas is bringing his own unique sounds straight from the Lone Star State to a rave near you! Through his most recent work, NeoQor has gained himself a reputation for taking crowds on multi-genre journeys through the vast catalogue of underground rave music. Be it the epic melodies and earth-shaking bassdrums of hardstyle, the cheesy, bouncy vibes of happy and UK hardcore, or the sheer brutality and relentlessness of gabber and industrial hardcore, NeoQor is no stranger, and will happily deliver that and more in a single set. The one thing you can count on: Everything played is significantly harder and faster than your typical EDM.
⚡ MC PEZ
Badwolf, Rinse 716
Hosted by Tandava
⚡ KRI SAMADHI (Ashville, NC) - Psytrance, Goa-Trance
T.O.U.C.H. Samadhi, ProBTech // *1st Buffalo Appearance
DJing since 1992, playing and producing Psychedelic Goa Trance since 1996, Kri demonstrates immense dedication to the art by his ceaseless attention to every detail of the experience. As a performer, Kri weaves a musical spell that indulges listeners into easily merging with and being uplifted by his music. The sound he creates through his live act is being heralded around the planet and is breathing simmering new life into the Trance world as if the music is propelled by a dragon high on Kundalini yoga.
⚡ V-CEK (New York City, NY) - Progressive Psytrance
Universal Psytribe, Dynamic Psytrance, Sport Tibe // *1st Buffalo Appearance
V-CEK (pronounced VEE-check) is a U.S. based progressive psytrance DJ. Originally inspired by artists such as Astral Projection, V-CEK aka Kevin Vincek has been spinning psychedelic trance for over a decade. In recent years, he has forged ahead, injecting his unique yet consistent style of progressive psytrance straight into the hearts and minds of eager partiers and festival-goers. Always spinning from his heart, V-CEK delivers highly danceable sets, from lush melodic journeys to heads down and stomping progressive basslines. V-CEK is honored to have shared the decks with international heavy hitters like Boom Shankar, Earthling, Perfect Stranger and Koxbox to name a few.
⚡ PSYSLIM (India/USA) - Goa-Trance
DJ Psyslim was born in India and has been a part of the Psytrance family since 2001. He's played alongside Goa Gill, Talamasca, Mad Maxx, and the legendary Infected Mushroom - just to name a few. His passion for music started in his early days and has taken him around the globe. He has played in South America, Thailand, Canada, the States, and in Europe. His style of music will want u to stomp until the last moment!
⚡ DHARMA DOCTOR - Darkpsy
of Dharma Lab
⚡ SHORT CIRCUIT - Psytrance
⚡ M45 - Trance / Psytrance
Trance Sessions, Factory Nightlife
⚡ DJ ODDITY (Orlando, FL) - Psytrance / Acid Tech
THE FORBIDDEN FOREST
Hosted by Perceptive Audio
⚡ SUBSOIL (Rochester, NY) - Psychedelic Hip Hop
Subsoil is lyric-driven live Hip-Hop music. Known for their high-energy live shows, Subsoil's performance wields a keen-edge of razor-sharp lyricism, with equal emphasis on tight grooves and furious improvisations within a funky dance aesthetic. These traits have earned the band the award for "Best Live Act" in 2010 from the Rochester NY's "Insider-Metromix Magazine" and Subsoil has gained a fan base all over the upstate NY region by their relentless touring throughout the years.
⚡ SPACE JUNK - Psychedelic Rock
On the rise since their formation in 2009 at SUNY Fredonia, Space Junk has bridged the gap between the DJ and Jam scene in Western NY. With their unique sound, mixing traditional rock structure, scorching hot peaks, and complex developmental jamming, this quartet uses house influenced improvised EDM as the force to separate them from your typical solo based Jam band. Every show, Space Junk takes the audience on a unique musical journey – ensuring that no two shows are the same. The band features sonic explorations by Heavy delays, face-melting guitar solos, mind bending electro jams, and an ambiguous drummer/DJ/keyboardist (Yes, their drummer does all three simultaneously).
⚡ RISEN (Syracuse, NY) - Trip Hop
Costume Contest w/ $1000 in Cash & Prizes!!
Themed decoration by Buffalo Media, Killin It Deco & More
Sound provided by Jwi, Perceptive Audio, & more
Lighting provided by Esdee Entertainment & Light Logic Productions
Special Guest Performance by Gabrielle Anello (of Chloroform)
Live Gogo Dancing by Extrodinary Arts LLC and Rocstars.
Live Performance Art by Mark Madden & Cody Hughes
18+ Event w/ Valid ID
@ Dnipro Ukrainian Cultural Center
562 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14204
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