Subvert kick off 2022 in style as they bring this eclectic lineup to The Buttermarket!


Break is one of DnB’s most prolific producers, having released music on many of the scenes top labels. Acquiring a love for the breakbeat through jazz and funk records, Break learned the drums and piano at a young age and took to the turntables at the age of fourteen. A talented musician with a wide range of influences, Break looks to push the barriers in whatever he’s doing. Crisp breaks, heavy bass and strong melody are trade marks of his productions making him a firm favourite with a variety of the scenes top DJs.


Making waves for over 15 years now, SP:MC has cemented himself as one of the most respected & busiest MCs on the circuit. Versatility & quality control are guaranteed when SP’s in the building. He cites MCs GQ, Dynamite & Conrad as early influences. Nominated for ‘Best MC’ at 1Xtra’s XtraBass Awards in March 2007, & was shortlisted at the D&BArena Awards 2009-2016. In 2011, SP was crowned ‘Best MC’ at the D&B Arena Awards.


Known for their high powered electric live shows and speaker shaking production, real life sibling duo Phibes have taken their place at DnB’s top table after a powerhouse 2021.

Now that the clubs are open again Phibes have capitalised on their incredible Lockdown rise, including a Beatport global (No 1 (their seminal remix of Best Assassins’ Homegrown on Jungle Cakes) and a newfound position as one of the top-selling acts in DnB.

At one point in October 2021, Phibes had the top three-selling DNB tracks in the world, an unprecedented achievement.


Drum & Bass DJ & producer, Bish has been blessing the Bristol rave scene for the last 9 years, being heavily influenced by rave music and its culture. Bish always likes to keep it fresh, but is well known for his eclectic collection of hard-hitting crowd-pleasers and nostalgic anthems, and often enjoys throwing in the odd classic, while consistently styling it out with the hottest dubplates.


This Bristol based DJ has been making a name for himself over the last few years. Having grown up around the sounds of artists like Kenny Ken & DJ Randall, Crossy’s love for the underground music is very much Jungle influenced. A regular name on the South West rave circuit, this year has since Crossy explode internationally with a tour across New Zealand and a nomination for Best Newcomer at the Drum & Bass Arena Awards in December 2021.


Frenetic by name and frenetic by nature, the word isn’t just the alias the 25-year-old breakout star has carved out for herself, it’s also the perfect way to describe the sound of

her sets and an even more accurate way to illustrate her explosive entrance into the world of drum & bass. Playing sets for some of the most respected brands in D&B such as: Hospital, RAM, Playaz, Shogun Audio, Born On Road and Critical, with UKF listing her as one of their ‘Ones to Watch 2021’ and calling her ‘Genuinely Unstoppable’.


Birmingham’s DJ Escape has been entertaining ravers with his high energy style for over 2 decades now. From regularly playing alongside Drum & Bass’s biggest names, to being owner of promotion brand Broken Minds & record label Muzik Hertz, Escape has had his finger on the pulse of the scene for longer than most. Following a move to Shrewsbury a few years ago, Escape joined the Subvert team as our primary resident DJ.


Coventry based Toddlah won best breakthrough MC at the National Drum & Bass Awards 2017 and has since gone from strength to strength. Known as a fantastic lyricist & host, Toddlah will be hosting 2 sets on the night! 


Supporting on the night will be Subvert residents understate. & Mon-Chi alongside Shropshire locals J-Rich & H2Flo.

The Venue

The Buttermarket Cellars are Shropshire’s leading underground (literally!) venue, boasting a 30k Funktion 1 sound system and a network of brick arches throughout, its ideal for heavy sub bass! The venue has over 20 years history hosting Drum & Bass events with some of the biggest names in the scene rolling through.

Both Shrewsbury train station and a new. Premier Inn are only a 2 minute walk away.

Early bird tickets on sale now for only £12