HANNAH WANTS + JESS BAYS + BRAD LESSUR – PATTERNS, BRIGHTON 16.03.19
By the time we got in, the tunes were pumpin and the crowd was getting mesmerised by Brad Lessur who was warming up proceedings with his housey techno tunes. The hard beats kept coming till there was a subtle change to the night a more funky vibe, fog horn type siren with almost a JAWS like theme tune and you knew it was Hannah Wants!
Not just musically, but the atmosphere changed. The dancefloor was rammed. It was hard to push to the front to take a decent picture! (I normally like to appreciate from the back).
Throughout Hannah’s set, she kept throwing in some classics into da mix. Hypnotising her audience on a journey from deep funky start to a trancy ‘It’s A Fine Day’ mixed in acid house with a strong dark flavour, yum! ‘I’m Sorry’ from Monster Boy was thrown in there with a hard bass. Then teasing me with DnB, ‘Professional Widow’ mixed with bold hint of jungle, boom! All inda name of House.
Finishing her three hour set, she handed the reins over to Jess Bays. OMG! The night ain’t over, there were more delicious delights to indulge in. Bringing in a more soulful garage deep bass house. With ‘Fly Life’ and ‘Dub (Just) Be Good To Me’, kept the energy level up. The crowd was lovin it and kept going till the end.
Had a cracking night thanks Hannah, Brad, Jess and Patterns!
Hannah Wants: “Bath and Brighton have both been amaaaaazing gigs, love to everyone who attended! Two absolutely beautiful cities too and this combined with another sober weekend, I’m feeling happy and grateful as I head back home for a chilled Sunday”.
“Woaaaaah! 🎶 What a surprise that was! 💥 Never heard of the venue Patterns in Brighton before…. JESUSSSSS! What a little hidden gem of a club that is! 😈✅ Next stop Lincoln before we bring it home & close the tour in Birmingham & close Hannah Wants’s Tour! 🔥”
Brad Lessur: “Last night went 0-100 real fast!! Such a sick vibe from start to finish! Absolute mega thanks to everyone who came down, partied and made it such a wicked night🕺🏼🕺🏼 And an even bigger thanks to Hannah Wants for having me join her on her tour again, fully loved it!! 🙌🏼🖤🙏🏼 Brighton, you are wicked and I 10000% have come back!! … Until next time 🤙🏼”
Hannah Wants data:
Over the last few years, Hannah Wants has established herself as one of the biggest names in dance music, with a BBC Radio 1 residency, huge crossover records, floor-filling club tracks and headline appearances at clubs and festivals around the world. In 2019 Hannah will be embarking on an extensive tour, touching down at 15 different venues and bringing her incredible energy and inimitable sound to some of the of the UK and Ireland’s finest clubs.
With a majestic career already under her belt, Hannah recently launched her own label, Etiquette. Etiquette’s music policy runs under the umbrella of house and bass – championing bass-influenced sub-genres of house music as well as bridging the gap between the house scene and the bass world. Hannah has already released ‘Close To You’ with a follow up ‘You Keep Comin’’ landing earlier in November, while 2019 will see the label championing music from a host of other artists.
The launch of Etiquette signals a new facet to Hannah’s enduring connection to dance music, and yet another exciting move for one of the most consistently thrilling artists of her generation.
Jess Bays data:
In 2016 Jess Bays was named a ‘One To Watch’ by DJ Mag and has continued to make big manoeuvres ever since. Her DJ sets feature the finest upfront house records, favouring seriously bumping beats and an occasional classic vocal number to amp up the euphoria. Testament to passion, ambition, dedication and hard graft, Jess Bays’ light has been shining bright over the last 12 months and house heads around the world are taking notice.
Jess also has her own radio show representing DVINE on Flex FM, flexing her presenting muscles alongside the freshest house and club sounds.
For more info on Jess Bays, head to: www.facebook.com/djjessbays
Brad Lessur data:
Widely considered as one of the south of England’s most promising prospects, Brad Lessur is an ‘artist’ in the truest sense. Having won the Hannah Wants DJ competition two years on the bounce and supporting her on her ‘What Hannah Wants’ tour as a result.
His unique sound is a complexly weaved fusion of Bass, Tech House and Techno, with deep-rooted Hip-Hop influence blended subtly throughout, giving him a refreshing edge which helps him stand out from the rest of the crowd.
For more info on Brad Lessur, head to www.facebook.com/BradLessur
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