BONKERS! With ANTON POWERS, DJ2KIND, DJ LILSSS, P3LZ and KOJ!
Friday 11 November
6 - 9.30pm (doors 6pm)
Halewood Leisure Centre, Baileys Lane, Halewood, L26 0TY
For ages 12 - 18
FREE but ticketed
The region’s young people are invited to an evening with Anton Powers and guests.
Liverpool born Anton Powers is a DJ, producer and radio presenter. He made his entrance into the music industry working in dance record shops, serving up vinyl to the likes of Carl Cox, Sasha, Roger Sanchez, Paul Oakenfold and many others. Since then, he’s become a globally renowned DJ and producer with his music achieving in excess of 250 million streams & over 1.5 million singles sold in the UK alone.
Supporting Anton is a range of up-and-coming DJs chosen by young people for young people, including DJ 2 Kind.
DJ 2Kind is a Liverpool based DJ who started his musical journey as an MC for one of Liverpool’s pioneering hip-hop acts - First In Command – and performing at some of L8's legendary house parties in the early 90's. 2Kind joined Lyrical Compact and alongside DJ Olabean & D Fresh he spent the next few years smashing venues across the North West and promoting huge Liverpool Urban Events like Players Ball and the Massive BOUNCE; which brought artists like Trevor Nelson & MJ Cole to Liverpool for the first time. DJ 2Kind is the champion of new hip-hop talent in the north-west with his radio show and live showcase, L100.
DJ Lilsss is an 18 year old DJ who has a number of residencies across the city.
Hailing from Liverpool, P3Lz is an up-and-coming artist - her versatile flow and unique sound bring something unseen before in the music world. Over the past year P3Lz has had radio play on BBC 1XTRA, BBC Radio Merseyside and Kiss Radio, featured on BBC Three's Rap Trip: Underground Scenes Uncovered and The Rap Game, and has appeared in ad campaigns for Converse, JD Sports, Nike, and Sports Direct.
Liverpool born KOJ has been leading the local music scene since 2020. His debut single 'Blue Notes' was popular on UK radio stations, and even made a feature in Rob Bruce’s Homegrown show on Capital Xtra. KOJ also displayed his ability to shine in front of the camera in BBC Three's Rap Trip: Underground Scenes Uncovered, where he was a key role in representing the city. In 2021, he has continued to inspire young people in the city by speaking at events, such as Liverpool Philharmonic's Music Industry Careers Fest and Grime vs. Punk at Tate Liverpool.