Loraine James to headline debut Health & Beauty event at Strange BrewPosted on: 07 Oct 2021
Join the first-time promoters for a night of holistic dancefloor therapy on Fairfax Street this month.
Visionary producer Loraine James has been announced as a headliner for new Bristol promoters Health & Beauty's debut event, lending her genre-spanning sound to a carefully-curated show at Strange Brew on Friday 22 October.
The queer and trans-led party is bringing a range of exciting artists to the Centre of Bristol this month, with the aim of booking lineups that wider represent the club community through the inclusion of more women, queer, trans, non-binary and BIPOC DJs.
Headliner Loraine James first broke into the mainstream with her sophomore album, For you and I, gaining widespread recognition from the likes of Crack Magazine, The Quietus and Pitchfork.
James followed this up with the release of her excellent On Nothing EP and latest LP, Reflection. Through her coaxing, rolling basslines and skittering percussion, the producer creates a sound that is, at once, both radically experimental and deeply soulful.
James will be supported on the night by a DJ set from inventive Bristol-based producer, vocalist and DJ, Grove, as well as local selectors Ifeoluwa and PMS Casualty.
Through this star-studded lineup, Health & Beauty aim to embody the ‘idea of holistic dance floor therapy, healing and emotional wellness through dancing and positive shared experience’ and create a ‘safe space for both grounding and escapism’.
The event will be taking place at Strange Brew on 22 October, running from 22:00 to 03:00. Revellers are advised to bring their own bathrobes and cucumber slices, so sit back and relax people - it's time for Health & Beauty!
Stan is a born and bred Bristolian, recently graduated from studying English Literature in Sheffield. His passions are music and literature and spends the majority of his time in venues all over the city immersing himself in Bristol’s alternative music scene. A lifelong Bristol City fan, Stan’s Saturday’s are spent watching his team both home and away.