London’s GALA Festival finalises 2022 line-up with Nubya Garcia, Charlie Bones, Palms Trax, more

London’s GALA Festival has confirmed the final names set to play its 2022 edition, with will run from Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th July at Peckham Rye Park. 

Spanning jazz, disco, house music, drum & bass, Afrobeat, and more, Palms Trax, anu, Hunee, DJ Harvey, are among the new additions to the already-stacked bill. Check out the full line-up below. 

A heavy focus on live acts also sees Sons of Kemet, Little Dragon, Nubya Garcia, and Moses Boyd’s Binker and Moses play, with Brilliant Corners’ Giant Steps and South London crew Born N Bred hosting. 

Dan Shake, Gilles Peterson, and Awesome Tapes will all appear under the Worldwide FM banner. Elsewhere, Soichi Terada and Yen Sung, longest-serving resident at Lisbon’s landmark Lux nightclub, are also confirmed. 

Bradley Zero’s Rhythm Section International, which won Best Label at the DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2021, will also be in control of a rig, bringing Homoelectric and Electric Chair founder Luke Una, fellow-northern don Jamie Bull, Artwork, boogie heads Leory Burgess and Saving Coco, and Detroit’s Marcellus Pitman.

Meanwhile, Charlie Bones is set to play and broadcast his Do!!You!! Radio show live from the event over all three days. All of this is in addition to the first names announced for the event back in November.

The last run of tickets for the festival will available here from Friday (21st January).  

Last year, GALA was the first UK festival DJ Mag covered since the pandemic began. Revisit our long read on a very long-overdue return for London dance festivals.  

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