JG Wilkes

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Optimo's Foodbank Fundraiser aims to help Glasgow's hungry

26 Feb 2015

JD Twitch and JG Wilkes to raise money for city foodbanks at Art School event

Glasgow's Art School is being taken over for a fundraising event supporting Glasgow foodbanks on Fri 13 Mar. The line-up includes Optimo (organisers, along with Autonomous Glasgow), Nightwave, Harri & Domenic, MWX and many more, as well as visual art…

GENERATION By Night - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh, Fri 12 Sep 2014

16 Sep 2014

Golden Teacher and Optimo enhance a celebration of contemporary Scottish art

We’ve already awarded a well-deserved five stars to Modern Art One’s strand of the GENERATION project, which celebrates the past 25 years of contemporary Scottish art. Our reviewer on that occasion was especially impressed by Douglas Gordon’s ‘24 Hour…

Interview: JD Twitch on the Optimo (Espacio) Barrowlands Revue

15 May 2014

The line-up features Todd Terje, Golden Teacher, Ben UFO and Tim Sweeney

Glasgow tastemakers Optimo are decamping from their usual stomping ground at the Sub Club for a special all day event. ‘The East End Social, whose mandate is to bring music to the east end of Glasgow, approached us to see if we would be interested in…

Club night Positive Education ropes in Glasgow talent for good causes

27 Aug 2013

JG Wilkes, Thunder Disco Club, Ben Butler & Mousepad and Lovers’ Rights on line-up for second outing

Club promotion is a tricky business. Many claim to be in it for the party, to put on the best undiscovered talent or just create an opportunity to DJ themselves, but if you’re not making money, you won’t last long. It’s something Fraser Welsh, promoter…

Glasgow club Blast Off 2011 hosts Optimo's JG Wilkes on Jan 1st

10 Dec 2010

Nice’n’ Sleazy’s now-traditional New Year’s Day party

Name Area 51 Presents Blast Off 2011 What is it? Nice’n’ Sleazy’s now-traditional New Year’s Day party, for anyone who thinks one whole day of partying just isn’t enough any more. Residents Gordon Mackinnon, aka GK Machine (Zoo Muzik), one…

The List: 25 Years - A night at the Arches, Glasgow featuring Errors, King Creosote and Come on Gang!

5 Oct 2010

Event celebrates 25th anniversary of The List Magazine

After 25 years of writing about other people's events, we've decided to put on our own... and it's been worth the wait. We're taking over The Arches for one Friday night only, showcasing the best of Scottish culture, including many of favourite bands…