Carnival on the Thames DJ Line-Up

We’re pleased to share the 2023 Rum ‘N’ Bass Carnival on the Thames DJ line-up. For your entertainment pleasure, will be:

(in alphabetical order)

DJ Ace (BBC Radio 1Xtra, Everything RnB)

On top of his game and ahead of the curve for over two decades, DJ Ace excels at cultivating and maintaining his legendary status as the UK King of #EverythingRNB.

An award-winning broadcaster, Ace commands the airwaves with his weekday mid-morning and Saturday late night 1Xtra shows, showcasing some of the hottest interviews from both emerging and established artists alike. A regular on the club night circuit, Ace graces decks across the globe, bringing his signature RNB flavour to international dance floors.

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Big Man Zest (Jump In the Middle & Skank, Blue Light Thursdays)

An award-winning, multi-talented DJ and host, world renowned, multi-genre selector and larger than life personality with an infectious bounce in his step, Big Man Zest has an energetic sense of vibrancy, fun, and commanding rapport.

A pioneer of the UK Funky scene, Big Man Zest has made big moves in the music scene. His infectious club tune ‘Jump In The Middle & Skank’ sparked his career as an artist, and his limitless talent as a DJ has seen support international artists T-Pain and Ludacris, perform at Wembley Arena and tear the roof off of Matt’s BBQ festival stage.

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DJ CLK (ThatThing,

Former Sony BMG Street Team and MTV Base Lounge Resident DJ, CLK, has an illustrious industry career making him THE go-to entertainer for club nights, events and live TV.

CLK has performed alongside many known and respected artists, including Roy Ayers, Floetry, Shaggy, Loose Ends, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Amy Winehouse, Donaeo, Teedra Moses, Kevin Lyttle, and T.O.K, to name a few.

A seasoned turntablist and digital DJ, CLK runs his own DJ Academy, teaching the next generation how to rock a party too!

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DJ Daiky (Rum ‘N’ Bass Japan, Japan Soca Weekender)

One of the most revered members of the Tokyo Caribbean Music scene in Japan, Daiky makes it his duty to share Soca, Dancehall and Reggae with a growing global audience!

Daiky’s career has seen him perform at clubs and festivals across the world; London, Toronto, Jamaica, Trinidad, Belgium, Australia and Japan, including BBC Radio 1Xtra, Toronto, Trinidad and Notting Hill Carnival’s.

Passionate about music since his childhood, DJ Daiky has been entertaining with his signature style of quality mixes and mashups for 20 years.

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DJ Fearney

DJ, Presenter and music producer, DJ Fearney is one of the most diverse DJ’s on the UK music scene.

Known for her flawless mixes and energetic track selections, DJ Fearney has performed at Wireless, Rise, LoveBox Festival and The Empire Awards, created exclusive mixes for BBC 1Xtra, KISS Fresh and has interviewed world famous artists including Future, Wiz Khalifa, Rita Ora and Eve.

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Flagz Sound

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Jess Bee (Rum ‘N’ Bass)

Born and raised in Milan, Italy, of African origins, Jess Bee’s heritage has given her a strong connection with music and dance. The global pandemic gave her ample time to hone her passion of DJing and she hasn’t looked back since!

Resident DJ at Caribbean inspired Bar & Restaurant, The Rum Kitchen, Jess Bee plays in clubs, parties, dance battles and is co-host of the Rum ‘N’ Bass Radio Show on the UK’s most influential underground radio station, Dejavu FM.

Rapidly becoming a firm favourite with international and local gigs alike, Jess Bee has played at major venues including Soho House, Electric Brixton, O2 Academy, in Europe and Jamaica.

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Pharaoh G & Kash Jones (BBC Radio 1Xtra)

DJ & Presenter on BBC Radio 1xtra. Interviewed Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Swizz Beatz, Masego, Kano and more

DJ credits: Rottotom Festival, City Splash, Notting Hill Carnival, Rampage. Faded & Shabba Party Resident DJ.

International credits: Spain, Portugal, Ibiza

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Catch all of the above DJs playing, at

Carnival on the Thames the Bright Colours Edition

Saturday 26 August | 6:15pm | Festival Pier, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 8XZ

Grab your tickets!