Inner City Lizard NYE Extravaganza 2


Celebrate New Year's Eve with festival favourites The Lizard Stage!

After last years success we return to our favourite London City venue for a night of bands, dj's, cabaret and walkabout. 2 rooms specifically tailored to transport you back to the warm, festival days of the summer.

We may be in the city, but our hearts are still in the fields. Come join us on this audacious adventure and see 2016 in with the warmest family vibe you can find.. and a banging party of course!



Gypsy Hill – the beast from nearby the middle east - play an intoxicating mix of balkan brass, mediterranean surf rock, ska & swing. Featuring guitars, horns, tuba, a scratch DJ and a mix of live and electronic beats, Gypsy Hill effortlessley mix the tradtional with a uniquely modern sound.

Gypsy Hill
Producers DJ Kobyashi and Herbert Newbert have taken the project from studio to stage, gradually growing the band and honing their high-energy live hows. Their burgeoning CV includes remixes for the likes of Balkan Beat Box and Al Jawala and a special feautre on Ninja Tune’s impressive new ‘Ninja Jamm’ app, appearing alongside electronic music royalty such as Coldcut, Mr Scruff, Bonobo and many more of the Ninja Tunes roster.

A tour history that includes some of the UK and Europe’s biggest festivals (Glastonbury, Bestival, WOMAD, Green Man,Wilderness, Sziget, Fusion).


The world of Tankus the Henge is uplifting and wild, dark and heartfelt. A 6 piece powerhouse of a band drawing visual and musical influences from old time Fairgrounds to modern day Circus; The Beatles to Tom Waits and Gogol Bordello to Radiohead, they embody a look and a sound that lies somewhere between their South East London home and the carnival town of New Orleans.

tankus the henge

Last years Inner City Lizard Extravaganza has withnesses a spectacular count down to the new year, with these incredible boys. We could not resist asking our favourite festival to come back for another performance full of mights suprises..


And what stranger than a 12 piece Afro-tropical-funk band from the depths of Snowdonia? From tight West African rhythms and deep, Ethiopian horns to melodic Latin guitars and funky Colombian accordians...

Drymbago dig deep and draw on their love of vintage dancefloor music, creating a rootsy Tropical hotpot that sets the party alight. Having played all manner of gigs, festivals and even the odd East London warehouse or two, Drymbago are looking forward to bringing their unique brand of Tropical heat to a dancefloor near you..


Mash-up DJ “Professor Panda” and unique live vocalist “Man Size Mantis” regularly appear at some of the biggest festivals and parties in the UK.They spin an eclectic mish-mash of genres, bass-fuelled electro beats with intricate vocal gymnastics, where Gypsy and Swing sits side by side with Hip Hop, Drum’n’Bass, Ghetto Funk and Latin.

Rumpsteppers have an unbelievable amount of energy on-stage (and off stage), never failing to keep their audience moving, engaged, and of course left gagging for more.They have already shared stages with the likes of: Pendulum, Ed Solo & Deekline, Caravan Palace, Congo Natty, Molotov Jukebox, Featurecast and Slamboree to name a few.



Racubah have been throwing parties, putting on bands and providing quality music around North Wales and London since 1999. Music with a roots heart from Funk to Ska : Latin to Afro : Hip Hop to Mashups : Swing to Balkan : Connecting styles, rhythms and people and bringing a genuine festie vibe..

man from timbuktu
Racubah is possibly the longest standing and definitely one of the most popular regular alternative music events in North Wales. Joining us from this incredibly talented collective are : Man From Timbutu & DJ Piwi !!


‘Purveyor of extroadinary sounds’, DJ CousCous transports audiences back in time and into the future with his blend of raw, funk-filled bass lines, roots music from across the globe and rude electro beats and breaks. With residencies at London’s Lockside Lounge, Mango Landin’, Hootanany and Coco Bamboo, this in-demand maestro is no stranger to making dance floors shake with his souk sound!

dj couscous
Also one of the former founders of The Lizard stage & The Rollright Fayre. Frankly, we don't do anything without him! :)


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