Reading Rooms Dundee

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On this site you can find out what's coming up at the Reading Rooms and also get information on forthcoming guest DJ's and live acts.

There is free music and videos throughout these pages for you to enjoy - check it out!


Illustration by Mr Scruff

Coming soon: 
BE CHARLOTTE (Doors 7pm) - Tuesday 24th October 2017
MUNGO'S HI FI Sound System with Tom Spirals and Nem - Friday 27th October 2017
Headway & RRP present DANIEL AVERY (All Night Long) - Friday 3rd November 2017
All Good presents: PATRICK TOPPING - Sunday 5th November 2017
THE MOUSE OUTFIT (8pm, £12.50, 18+) - Friday 17th November 2017
Sub Club xxx Tour - HARRI & DOMENIC all night - Friday 24th November 2017
MODEL AEROPLANES - Wednesday 29th November 2017
Hannah Wants presents PLAYground (Gates 10pm) - Friday 8th December 2017
Headway & RRP presents GARY BECK (Gates 9:30pm) - Tuesday 26th December 2017

BE CHARLOTTE (Doors 7pm)
Tuesday 24th October 2017


Be Charlotte is all about the damn good vibes.
TenementTV: She manages to capture the essence of modern day catchy pop yet is the furthest thing from frivolous or throwaway.
TheSkinny: The pastel haired, bespectacled Dundee teenager is a delightful breath of fresh air carving out soulful moments and never wavers in her momentum.
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MUNGO'S HI FI Sound System with Tom Spirals and Nem
Friday 27th October 2017


Mungo's return to the small town club after their sell out dance back in May 2017. Mungo’s Hi Fi champion the evolution reggae, dub and dancehall music and are re-invigorating soundsystem culture. They have developed formidable live shows, collaborating with foundation legends like Ranking Joe, Sugar Minott and Sister Nancy as well as top vocalists on the scene at the moment including Charlie P, Solo Banton, Mr Williamz, YT and Scotland’s own, Soom T.
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Headway & RRP present DANIEL AVERY (All Night Long)
Friday 3rd November 2017


Headway and Reading Rooms Productions are excited to welcome back Daniel Avery! It will be nearly 2 years since he blew us away with what we can only describe as a masterclass, when Daniel played all night long at his last trip to the Reading Rooms. We're especially buzzing then that Daniel Avery has agreed once again to play all night long for your listening pleasure, and if you were lucky enough to get a ticket last time before it sold out, you'll know how good this is going to be so don't miss it!
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All Good presents: PATRICK TOPPING (7:30pm - 1:30am)
Sunday 5th November 2017


For a very special Guy Fawkes we've invited along someone that needs little (or probably no) introduction; Patrick Topping. This guy has propelled to the top of dance music royalty in the last couple of years with releases on every genre defining label there is, including: Hot Creations, Suara, Relief, Circus & ViVa, With his initially huge release of Forget a few years ago along, and his collab with previous All Good guest Green Velvet, voicemail, Patrick hasn't stopped for a minute releasing big tune after big tune.
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THE MOUSE OUTFIT
Friday 17th November 2017


Fronted by UK hip-hop legend Dr Syntax and verbal acrobat Sparkz, this 9–piece band’s horn heavy and funk driven live show combines original grooves with medleys of classic hip-hop, b-boy and funk breaks spiced with jaw-dropping lyrical acrobatics. Their music combine lost classic sounds from the golden age of hip-hop, with soul, jazz and reggae influences.
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Sub Club xxx Tour - HARRI & DOMENIC all night
Friday 24th November 2017


Sub Club XXX celebrations continue with a special run of dates across our native lands. Edinburgh, Perth, Stirling, Kilwinning, DUNDEE & Inverness…get ready!
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MODEL AEROPLANES
Wednesday 29th November 2017


Model Aeroplanes are a four-piece band from Dundee consisting of Rory (vocals, guitar), Grant (lead guitar, vocals), Ben (bass) and Kieran (drums, vocals). The band have been together in various incarnations since they were 13 years old and call themselves friends for life.
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MODEL AEROPLANES #tab7
HARRI & DOMENIC #tab4
MOUSE OUTFIT #tab3
PATRICK TOPPING #tab2
DANIEL AVERY #tab5
MUNGO'S HI FI #tab6
Be Charlotte #tab1

Small town club

About us:
Since 2002, the Reading Rooms has been at the forefront of the underground clubscene in Scotland. Housed inside a former public library, with an exposed brick, warehouse-style interior and furnished with original retro decor, the Reading Rooms is home to a tight collective of some of Dundee (and Scotland's) most exciting music promoters who present an eclectic and diverse range of late night party offerings.

With a weekly programme crossing many musical genres including electro, dubstep, reggae, funk and soul, techno to hip hop, rockabilly, dancehall and beyond, it all promises to keep this legendary venue at the forefront of the Scottish underground clubscene. To further enhance your clubbing experience, the Reading Rooms is also home to a top of the range D&B sound system.


Mr Scruff - Reading Rooms - 19/11/2016


THE MOUSE OUTFIT - Friday 17th November 2017
THE MOUSE OUTFIT

THE MOUSE OUTFIT (8pm, 18+)
Friday 17th November 2017
More info here

This club reminds me of the best little clubs in Japan… and London, we're gonna have some fun tonight.
- Gilles Peterson
Worldwide/Brownswood Productions