Three day weekends are where it’s at and have we got something extra special for you babes this August bank holiday. We’ve lined up some pretty epic celebrations at Dirty Bones Kensington for one of our fave weekends in the London calendar, Notting Hill Carnival.
With a pre-carnival warm up from resident Dirty Bones DJ Anthony Etherington, we’ll be soaking up the party vibes a whole week early. Catch Ant on the decks from 9pm on Saturday 17 August spinnin’ Afrobeat and Soca tracks at his Dancehall Party.
Supplyin’ the Friday feels on the 23 August, we’re officially starting our Carnival Weekender with a set from west London legend DJ Complexion. He’ll be playing the best carnival beats, alongside his usual old-school hip-hop jams and party gems. Drop in for dinner and we’ll see you at the bar.
Our Saturday 24 August line up is straight fire toowith daytime sounds from Fox & Kavuma. The Jazz quintet, co-led by Reuben Fox (sax) and Mark Kavuma (trumpet), are bringing straight up good vibes only. Kavuma, a key Trumpet player on the British jazz scene is also known involvement with carnival band Kinetika Bloco, so these guys know a thing or three on how to get down. Can’t wait for the show, catch Mark Kavumas new LP on Spotify right here too to get in the zone.
Carrying on the party into Saturday evening, DJ Jules is taking to the decks and keeping the carnival vibes alive ‘til late. You can expect to be shakin’ a leg all night long.
Sunday Funday is in full force on the 25August with daytime DJs providing the party tunes from 12. With sets from MAXSHO and Yemisul coming together for our ultimate Carnival Rundownwe’ll be bringing the street party down to our Kensington basement. The legend that is DJC has put together an exclusive mix for our Dirty Bones Carnival Weekender, tune in over on the Dirty Bones Spotify and turn the speakers up. Big up.
From Thursday 22 through Monday 26 you can also get your hands on our limited-edition carnival cocktail, Pon De Passion. Crafted with a punchy mix Bacardi Carta Blanca, Bacardi Ocho, carnival spirit and good times in mind, you won’t want to miss kicking it at the bar with this special serve.
Join us in Kensington all weekend long for brunchin’, dancing and getting down to the best carnival sounds in the neighbourhood.
Party hard with us. Be sure to book your spot RN, roll thru with your crew and see you pon de floor. It’s gonna be lit.