The Apollo, Manchester, Friday
Returning to the fantastic, large theatre following their debut there last year, Goldie and High Contrast lead the drum'n'bass lineup. There's Beardyman and Benga, too.
Dillinja, Chase & Status
Stylus, Leeds, Thursday; Digital, Newcastle upon Tyne, Friday
Catch the drum'n'bass heroes on tour with the Valve Soundsystem, Kano and Benga on Thursday or with Skream on Friday. Disco 3000
The Roadhouse, Manchester, Sunday
There's something undoubtedly special about the productions of dubstep maverick Martyn, hence his invite to this eclectic electronica night with great residents.
Wot God Forgot
The Ruby Lounge, Manchester, Monday
Psychedelic shenanigans from Edgar Broughton's bastard lovechild Gnod and Parisian electronics v drums duo Zombie Zombie, with DJs and afterparty too. Wax:On
Stylus, Leeds, Saturday
Specail guest DJs Mylo and Sinden head up the ﬁrst big bash of 2009 for the Wax:On crew, joining residents People Get Real and a host of good support.