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Lee Walker (Defected) at Stealth Vs Rescued, Stealth

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  • Saturday 21st May 2016
  • Supported by: Lee Walker, Stealth DJs & lots more

Saturday 21st May, 2016.

With five rooms of music and bars, the two largest smoking terraces in the city, world-class headline bands and DJs, a finger-licking Caribbean BBQ, 1200 party people, the latest opening hours in town and a number of hidden surprises and rooms, it's no wonder that Stealth Vs Rescued has been voted "Nottingham's Best Clubnight!"

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◈ Stealth Room 1 ◈

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LEE WALKER (Defected)

www.facebook.com/LeeWalkerMusic

 

 If you followed dance music closely in 2015, chances are you asked yourself this question: who is Lee Walker? The young Brit burst onto the scene in a way only possible in the digital age, transformed overnight from a bedroom producer into a breakthrough star thanks to a cheeky, off-the-cuff edit of DJ Deeon's "Freak Like Me." Within a week of it hitting SoundCloud, someone had filmed Marco Carola playing it in Ibiza, and, more than a million Youtube hits later, you were typing "Lee Walker" into Google.  

But there's more to Walker than just one record. He's been experimenting with music since the age of 15, endlessly plugging away in his bedroom in gritty, grey, industrial Middlesborough. Like so many of his peers, his early years were wasteful, but he was determined not to tread the same old dead-end paths, so he turned to music. Mákina, a very fast, bouncy breed of techno, was his gateway genre, an obsession that led to his first set of decks, and later, his first sequencer. Gradually, his tastes widened, guided by the hand of an older DJ and friend, Lee Pennington. Together, they would occasionally go clubbing, pulling all-nighters at local house and techno parties like Right On, Expression and *riffraff. Mostly, though, Walker spent his weekends holed up at home, dedicating as much time as possible to making music.  

Fast-forward six years to autumn 2015—Walker is 24. To prove a point to a mate, he posted his own, modern version of "Freak Like Me" online. Within weeks, videos had flooded the internet of Marco Carola, Loco Dice and Dixon playing his track, and the gig offers started rolling in. And rolling in. In 2016 he'll play for Sankeys in Manchester, Ibiza and at Studio 338 in London, The Zoo Project in Ibiza, while notching up music on labels like Wiggle, No Idea's Original and Circus Recordings. As for "Freak Like Me (DJ Deeon vs Lee Walker Remix)," well, that's been picked up by Defected, thanks to heavy BBC Radio 1 play from the likes of Annie Mac, Pete Tong and Danny Howard. You probably think you know Lee Walker by now, but really this young grafter from the Park End estate is only just getting started. 

Plus Stealth Residents playing the best in House, Disco, Techno & Bass. 

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◈ Rescue Rooms - Venue ◈

RESCUED!

Join our resident DJs on the dancefloor, stage or balcony and dance the night away to a wonderful selection of alternative hits! Expect to hear the likes of: Arctic Monkeys, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, John Newman, The Cure, Foals, Vampire Weekend, Blondie, James Bay, The Cribs, Jessie Ware Stevie Wonder, Jamie T, Two Door Cinema Club, The Stokes, Blur, Bruce Springsteen, Kings Of Leon and more! 

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◈ The Main Bar ◈

TBA. 

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◈ The Red Room ◈

TBA. 

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◈ Stealth Room 2 ◈

TBA. 

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◈ ADVANCE TICKETS ◈

Limited £5 queue-jump tickets are on sale now via Alt-Tickets

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◈ Free entry before 10.15pm. ◈

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◈ DRINKS OFFERS ◈

2 Red Stripe 4 £5 

£3 Beer & Cider Cans

£3 House Spirit & Mixer - double up for £1 more

£4 Premium Spirit & Mixer - double up for £1 more

£2 on selected shots

& lots more!

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Make sure to 'like' our page, for exclusive offers, competitions and more: www.fb.com/StealthVsRescued.

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◈ LOYALTY CARDS ◈

Pick up a loyalty card on your way in, work your way around our five rooms and collect a stamp from each bar when you buy a drink. You will then get FREE ENTRY when you present the card next week!!

Check them out here: www.instagram.com/p/mOCN4oOgXa.

Please drink responsibly.

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Stealth Vs Rescued! 

Every Saturday - Nottingham's Best Club Night. 

www.facebook.com/StealthVsRescued.

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