Ashton Court’s Tracksuit Takeover is back again for New Years Eve 2020!
Tracksuit Takeover 2 opens Ashton Court Mansion up to its biggest party ever.
4 Rooms of Massive good times.
Too Many Ts – Following a stellar 2019, which included shows all over the world and Boris Jonson moving in next door, we are stoked to bring you the the very first Too Many Ts show of Twenty Twenty!
The T’s have become known for their unique high-energy live show that has seen them share the stage with a number of their inspirations from De La Soul, Public Enemy, Snoop Dogg & Big Daddy Kane. The Too many T’s bring an unforgettable party to every stage they play.
Gardna – Bristol MC and host extraordinaire, Gardna, has been a staple part of the UK scene for the last few years and has steadily built up a solid reputation for bringing the good vibes, among both his fans and his musical peers. He has collaborated with some giants including, Omar, The Nextmen, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Hollie Cook, Kiko Bun and Eva Lazarus. Gardna’s Debut solo album – Good Time Not A Long Time- Has just been released to critical acclaim and this will be his first hometown show since its release. Not to be missed
Jimi Needles – Jimi’ Needles is a master of pin-point scratching and surgical cuts. Operating on a fusion of hip hop, soul, funk, breaks & bass music, his cut-n-paste antics leave virtually no genre unaltered .He’s best known for his intricate genre-spanning party mixtapes, deck- defying festival sets and his array of varied bootlegs & original productions on labels such as Bombstrikes, Glitch Hop Community & Jungle Strikes. Scratch and Win!
Booty Bass- Booty Bass play music to make booty’s bump from the second they walk in till the minute they twerk out. It’s what they love! Booty Bass was formed for women who want to make booty’s bounce – behind the decks and pon di floor. For their own enjoyment!
Room 2- The Lounge – Tropical Tea Party
Taking over our Lounge this year are Bristol’s notorious Tropical Tea Party. Armed with their flowers, limbo sticks, sunshine grooves the they’re coming to give The Lounge their signature tropical makeover and party like pineapples! Providing the musical refreshment DJ Hiphoppapotamus has assembled a crack team of his finest musical mercenaries including his bongo ninja Theodore Burn, king of the Bhangra garage Indian Man World Selector, ragga hiphop rascals Cockney Nutjob & The Kurnel MC and feel good party mashup master Dubtendo! You can expect the finest reggae, afro and latin music infused dance music from Afro House to Samba Jungle, complete with bags of home-made beats and unreleased dubplates… so go find their fruity hideout, wind yer waist and FEEL WELL TROPICAL!!!
DJ Hiphoppapotamus – Sunshine music for the masses! The happy hippo always brings the sunshine no matter what the weather. This DJ and producer has created his own unique party vibe by infusing Afro, Latin and Caribbean and styles into his tastefully produced selections of Breaks, House, Drum & Bass/Jungle and Hiphop. Both David Rodigan and Craig Charles are fans giving his tracks national airtime on their shows on BBC 1Xtra and BBC 6 music. “Clever stuff right!? … Very cool” Sir David Rodigan, BBC 1Xtra,
Indian Man World Selector -Representing freedom and celebrating diversity, the Bristol based guru began his journey with his Indian roots, which has expanded to create a melting pot of melodic magic. Merging the UK sounds of Dub, Garage and Jungle, with the renowned Worldsounds of which Bristol is synonymous.Whether rocking Glastonbury or WOMAD, Indian Man brings you the finest World fusions of electronica and unique musical inspiration from all corners of the globe.
Cockney Nutjob & The Kurnel MC – Born out of a mutual love for Hip Hop, Breakbeat, Reggae, Ska, Rock steady and Swing, Cockney Nutjob and the Kurnel MC have been blessing clubs and festivals around the UK for the last 5 years with their highly infectious, incredibly cohesive and energetic live shows. Their true connection and interaction on stage has been described as “so fluid you don’t know what’s recorded and what’s live.” A true sign of a class DJ/MC act. CNJ’s unique vintage remix fusion of all these genres coupled with KMC’s electric, positive and uplifting lyrical flow means they always rock a show like no other.
Dubtendo – Infamous for their Dubtendo street venue at Boomtown Fair, Dubtendo‘s main man AKA Jake Alexander will also be joining team tropical for NYE. He’s a damn good eclectic DJ but with a special soft spot for funky drum and bass, jungle and feel good party beats!
Room 3 – The Great Hall
Minotaur Sound, Epic by name and nature. The friendliest of nights and the freshest of beats delivered by the Queen of beasts. Minotaur Sound DJs take only the best techno, house and basslines and wraps them up into delectable selections for you to try and dance your way out of the labyrinth (but you won’t want to leave!). A legendary rave experience that will quench all of your insatiable party desires.
Room 4 – The hunting Lodge Bar
Ball Pit Karaoke – Get balls deep and howl with pleasure. Its karaoke in a Ball pit!
We’ve organised a bus to take you from Bristol city centre to the party and back again for far less than the cost of a taxi. Busses leave from Colston Avenue outside the army recruitment office at set times.
There are 3 options
Green bus 8pm, Blue bus 8:45pm and YellowBus 9:30pm. Places on the busses are strictly limited and tickets will need to be bought.