This isn’t a competition

PLAY @ BPM  is where emerging talent gets an unrivalled chance to showcase their skills to the world.

Application to PLAY @ BPM will be opening in May 2022

Want the chance to perform in front of DJs, industry professionals and music lovers at BPM?

The popular PLAY @ BPM Stage is an area dedicated to supporting talented new DJs, giving them a platform from which to demonstrate their skills and perform to a crowd.
Located within the BPM  Main Show, the PLAY @ BPM Stage will showcase up-coming DJs playing music from all genres, in a series of performances that will continue throughout the show.
There are usually headline acts on both dates towards the end of the day too, more on that closer to BPM!


What do i need to enter?

In order to enter you will need to submit a short performance mix video (maximum 5 minutes) in the contact form at the bottom of this page.

We recommend you upload this to YouTube or Vimeo and insert the link in the form.


What kit do I need to bring?

You have the option to use the supplied equipment, or you can bring your own.
We always recommend bringing your own headphones or microphone if you require them.

The kit supplied to be confirmed


How long do I have to enter and what happens once i’ve entered?

Applications to play on the PLAY@BPM Stage will close around 1 month before the show, all successful applicants will be contacted within 14 days of the closing date with a date and time for their performance.

All successful applicants will need to be available to attend the show, purchase a ticket for entry, and ensure they arrive in plenty of time for their performance, usually 15 minutes before the set start time.

Have you got what it takes to give it a go?

Even for seasoned pros, climbing up on stage and playing to a crowd can still be daunting.
The PLAY@BPM Stage could break you in gently to the big wide world of playing out, as well as getting you seen across social media and by the visitors to the BPM Show.

Who knows, you might even get people dancing rather than standing with their arms crossed simply judging you!

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