Dreamland’s 2018 music schedule grows today with the announcement that Gilles Peterson will play the indoor Hall By The Sea music and event venue.
The show will take place on Friday 30th March, coinciding with the amusement park’s opening weekend.
Best known as a radio presenter on Saturday afternoons on BBC Radio 6 Music and as an international club DJ, Gilles Peterson is also an avid record collector, a curator, a music producer and record label boss, and continues to DJ around the world.
Gilles Peterson is the latest act set to play Dreamland in 2018, following recent announcements of The Beat, The Selecter and Levellers.
Support will come from former Boiler Room programmer, current Bronwswood and Worldwide FM colleague, Thris Trian.
Tickets are £15 (plus booking fee) and are on sale now via bit.ly/GillesPetersonDreamland.
The show is 18+.
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About Gilles Peterson
Every year Gilles puts on two large events – the Worldwide Awards in London which is his annual showcase of that years best music and the Worldwide Festival which has expanded to two editions – one in south of France in July and one in Switzerland in March.
He also presents a syndicated weekly radio show that is broadcast all over the globe, from Shanghai and Sydney to France and Germany and has recently set up his own online digital radio station, Worldwide FM, broadcasting from its London HQ and from studios around the world. Meanwhile Gilles has been appointed Creative Director of file sharing service WeTransfer. He has a long history of running record labels, including Acid Jazz in the late Eighties, Talkin Loud in the Nineties through to his current venture, Brownswood Recordings.
As a curator, Gilles holds the record for compilation releases, having put together over 100 compilations as well as unique projects such as the recent Worldwide FM radio channel for computer game GTA. He has been involved in a number of projects around the world, including the Havana Cultura series of albums and culminating with 2014’s Sonzeira album, where Gilles went to Brazil and worked with some of Brazil’s finest musicians to record the album ‘Brasil Bam Bam Bam’. Other recent projects include a Sun Ra compilation album and the latest in the Havana Cultura series, which is a documentary film (‘La Clave’) and associated album on Cuban rumba.