10 Nov 2013
Haçienda Preston 
Haçienda Preston

Influential original resident DJ at FAC 51 The Hacienda, Greg Wilson headlines a pre-Christmas party at Rumes in Preston on Saturday 7 December. K-Klass, whose 'Rhythm is a Mystery' is included on the unreleased Hacienda Classics playlist, Herbie Saccani and Jaegerossa complete the line-up.

Admission prices start at only 8 quid and the doors open at 10pm.



Greg Wilson
Herbie Saccani

7 December 2013

22:00 to 05:00

Admission from 8.00 GBP

Church Street
Preston PR1 3BT

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