Originally from France but settled in the UK, Giles Peterson is a founding father of Dance Music, with a focus on Jazz, hip-hop and electronic music. STarting his acreer on pirate radio, he went on to start two influential labels – Acid Jazz and Talkin’ Loud, he was awarded an MBE in 2004, an AIM for Indie Champion and the A&R Award from the Music Producer’s Guild in 2019. He currently has three million soundcloud followers, has been a long-term host on BBC Radio 1 and Radio 6 as well as having his own online radio station called Worldwide FM.
Doors open at 6pm and tickets for those aged under 23 will be available for ¥1,000, although regular on-the-door tickets will be ¥3,800 so buying in advance will definitely save you a decent amount.
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