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BIG HOT MESS
Hot Mess is Scotland's longest-running and, some would say, most beloved queer clubbing institution.
13.10.23. 8–Midnight £10–15. Book here.
Eschewing big-name guest DJs and performance acts in favour of a back-to-basics approach, the party’s success derives from two simple factors: ecstatic, dramatic and arousing music, from tear-drenched orchestral disco to high-NRG alt-80s classics and bleepy psychedelic techno; and the devoted crowd of dancers who make the party a playful taps-aff delight month after month.
It started in 2010 and a few years later found its long-term Edinburgh home at Sneaky Pete’s, where it’s been a place of queer comfort and joy for people of all genders, sexualities, ethnicities and ages ever since.
For its 13th birthday, host DJ Simonotron is absolutely cock-a-hoop to be bringing you BIG HOT MESS at the Fruitmarket Warehouse. It’ll be the biggest Hot Mess party there’s ever been! We promise to blow your mind while simultaneously giving you little forehead kisses and calling you a good boy. Wear whatever makes you feel HOT and get ready to dance your pants off.
This is an earlier-hours party! Doors open at 8pm and we finish at 12 midnight, like Cinderella at the rave.
Images: Rosie Sco