With just days to go before the doors open to WHP21 long awaited season, 6 new shows are revealed for the bill including line-ups in full for elrow and Bicep’s Sunday show.

Described by Pitchforks as the shapeshifters of “psychedelic sensory overload with riotous club bangers” Chemical Brothers make their debut DJ appearance in Depot’s hallowed halls. Manchester born and firm WHP favourites this will be a homecoming like no other.

Multi award-winning international artist and jewel of Ibiza’s crown, Solomun joins forces with Liverpool’s Circus and brings a stellar line-up of friends including Sven Vath, Cici, Fuse royalty Enzo Siragusa, Palestine’s techno champion Sama’ Abdulhadi, as well as Lauren Lo Sung, Nancy Live and Warehouse Project resident Greg Lord.

Having just hit London by storm, Bicep will be joined by Jon Hopkins on their Sunday edition to their live show. Global purveyors of entertainment elrow, announce their full line-up including Patrick Topping, Sasha, Heidi, Sarah Story, Melek as well as their renowned, fully immersive explosion of colour, creation and confetti.

Connectors of global culture, Boiler Room bring their own show, headed up by garage legend and technical genius DJ EZ that will be beamed out live to the wider world. Importers of passion and enthusiasm to Manchester’s city streets, Hit n Run bring a full feast of sounds headed up by DMZ.

“For twelve weeks this city is ours”

Phase Two WHP21 Line-ups:

Friday 5th November
Circus & WHP presents Solomun
Times: 20:00 – 04:00

Solomun (Extended Set)

Sven Väth
Enzo Siragusa
Lauren Lo Sung

Enrico Sanguilliano
Sama’ Abdulhadi
Greg Lord & Krysko

Friday 19th November
Boiler Room
Times: 21:00 – 04:00


Angel D’lite | Dr Banana | Interplanetary Criminal
Jess Ajose | p-rallel | Vanessa Maria | Yung Singh

Saturday 20th November
Times: 19:00 – 04:00

Patrick Topping | Sasha | Damian Lazarus
Heidi | Melé | Mason Maynard | Jamie 3:26
Tini Gessler | Sarah Story | Bastian Bux
Arielle Free | Pax | James Organ
Amyelle | Viviana Casanova

Sunday 5th December
Times: 19:00 – 23:00

Bicep (Live)
Jon Hopkins (DJ Set)
Loraine James
Space Afrika

Friday 10th December
The Chemical Brothers
Times: 19:00 – 04:00

The Chemical Brothers (DJ Set) | The Blessed Madonna
Paul Woolford vs Special Request
Mella Dee | HAAi | Erol Alkan | Overmono (Live)
DJ Boring | Sally C B2B Cromby | Justin Robertson
Effy | Helena Star | Junior Simba | Tibasko
James Holroyd | Krysko

Friday 17th December
15 Years of Hit N Run
Times: 20:00 – 04:00

Break B2B The Sauce x Fox
Breakage x Footsie x P-Money
Critical Soundsystem (Enei B2B Kasra B2B Particle) x T-Man
Digital Mystikz (Mala B2B Coki) x Strategy
Hypho B2B Biome B2B Cartridge
Chimpo x Truthos Mufasa
Sicaria Sound x Sparkz
Skeptical B2B Dub Phizix x Strategy