1... David Rodigan

Concorde 2, Madeira Drive, Brighton, Friday, November 30

Reggae champion David Rodigan MBE brings his Ram Jam party to Brighton with support from Dub Phizix and Strategy, and the Venom and Dagger Sound Systems. 11pm to 4am, £12. Call 01273 673311

2... Erisian The Volks

Madeira Drive, Brighton, Friday, November 30

Launch of the Erisian label with Ed Cox, Three Infidels, Pastaman, Danger Marc and Jigsore Takeover. Expect eight hours of rave, jungle, dark drum and bass, and techno. 10pm to 6am, £7 before midnight, £8 after. Call 01273 682828

3... Rooted Music Life

King’s Road Arches, Brighton, Friday, November 30

Shackleton headlines the second Rooted Music night, with a one-off techno set from DJ Klute of drum and bass label Commercial Suicide. Support from Black Amiga, Well Rounded’s Blake, and residents East Court, Voytek and Kosine. 10pm to 5am, £6 before 11pm

4... DJ Yoda

The Coalition, King’s Road Arches, Brighton, Saturday, December 1

Duncan Beiny showcases his brand new album Chop Suey with his trademark mixing style, which has seen him splice the Indiana Jones theme with dubstep or The Muppets with electro swing. 8pm to 11pm, £8. Call 01273 722385

5... Yuletide Tease

Proud Cabaret Brighton, St George’s Road, Brighton, Saturday, December 1

Proud Cabaret launches its new festive special which will be running every day apart from Sundays until Saturday, December 22. Special guests include Dolly Rose, Elsie Diamond, Chi Chi Revolver, Kitty Devine, Angie Mack Hula and Jason Abrahams, backed by a Christmas menu, jazz pianist and DJs until 2am. £49 per person including a three-course meal and show. Call 01273 605789