The Jika Jika Weekender! On Sunday 29th of August, Jika Jika Festival will host a rave a the new Boneyard venue in Derry, following on from their Drumcode event which takes the night before.
The tantalising line up will feature Special Request who’s consistent output is influenced by all corners of club music creating a unique rave infused sound. Joined by Daniel Avery, the London based DJs is fresh off the back of releasing his latest full length album, which was originally conceived from a live performance at Hackney Church, that dropped on Phantasy Sound earlier this year.
Or:la returns to Derry for a homecoming set, the DJ who shot to prominence off signing to Scuba’s Hotflush label in 2016. Since then a wave of strong releases and sets at landmark clubbing institutions worldwide has established her as one of the most exciting DJs in the UK. Support comes from Mark Blair, quickly building an enviable release catalogue with recent eps dropping on Trick and Frappé, the Belfast based DJ is living up to the tag of one to watch this year.
With festivals, clubs and venues beginning allowed to reopen across the UK, Jika Jika Festival in Derry gets the green light to open after months upon months of closure. You can pick up festival tickets here.