​Overmono to play “only London festival show of 2023” at GALA

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GALA has revealed the full roster of acts set to play at this year’s edition, which includes Overmono’s only London festival show of 2023.

The duo are set to perform at the seventh instalment of GALA on Saturday, May 27, taking over a headline set scheduled to be their only festival gig in the capital this year as the pair gear up to release their debut album.

The line-up also features a slew of London-based acts, focusing this year on the ‘best of live’ with a look to acts such as George Riley, Jelani Blackman, and NiNE8 Collective on the opening day of the festival, May 26.

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Taking place across the May bank holiday from May 26 – 28, GALA makes its return to Peckham Rye Park celebrating diversity in dance music and beyond – championing genres from techno to jazz, afrobeat to jungle.

Other acts announced this year include Kerri Chandler, Nubiya Garcia, Congo Natty, Jordan Rakei, Anz, Bradley Zero, Hunee, OK Williams, Paula Tape, Jamz Supernova, and SHERELLE. Check out the full line-up below.

The 2023 edition will also see live sets from The Orb and Romare, while Do!!You!!! radio host Charlie Bones returns for a special broadcast residency all weekend alongside some special guests.

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For the first time, GALA 2023 is set to host queer rave crew Big Dyke Energy on their own stage, and celebrate the anniversaries of both London venue Corsica Studios and Amsterdam label Rush Hour.

Other partners at this year’s event include Bradley Zero’s Rhythm Section label, South London venue Pickle Factory, Berlin radio Refuge Worldwide, and London creative collective Born N Bread.

Find out more about GALA’s upcoming weekender here.

Gemma Ross is Mixmag’s Editorial Assistant, follow her on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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