20 – 23 July 2017

GILLES PETERSON

GILLES PETERSON

Best known as a radio presenter on Saturday afternoons on BBC 6Music and international club DJ, Gilles Peterson is also an avid record collector, curator, music producer and record label boss. Every year he puts on two large events – the Worldwide Awards in London which is his annual showcase of the 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.

With not only a long history of running record labels spanning decades, as curator, Gilles has put together over 100 compilations and as remixer and producer, he has been involved in multiple projects around the world.

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