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Skiddle to co-host live 24 hour DJ marathon with Beatport and Twitch

24 hours. 24 DJs. 24 locations. 1 stream - all in aid of the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 8th Apr 2020

Skiddle has teamed up with electronic music platform Beatport, live streaming service Twitch, and multiple other publishers across the world to co-host a live 24 hour DJ marathon this weekend, in aid of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

Featuring sets from the homes and studios of 24 DJs including Carl Cox, Nina Kraviz, Bonobo and RÜFÜS DU SOL   (you can see the full lineup below), 'Beatport Presents: ReConnect, A Global Music Event' will begin broadcasting from 8pm on Friday 27 March - and you'll be able to watch the stream via Skiddle's Facebook page.

Beatport's CEO, Robb McDaniels, said: “Over the past few weeks, we have seen so much of humanity come together as one to battle the escalation of the Covid-19 virus in an effort to protect the most vulnerable. With so many of us sheltered in our homes, wanting to stay connected to the people and music that plays such a positive role in our lives, Beatport and the passionate DJ community we work with on a daily basis feel compelled to deliver a unique music experience directly into homes across the world.”

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Viewers will be able to make donations to the fund throughout the live stream, with donations administered by the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) and distributed to the WHO fund, plus the AFEM Members COVID-19 Hardship Fund.

Full Line Up (A-Z): A-Trak / Agoria / ANNA / Axel Boman / Blond:ish / Bonobo / Carl Cox / Chris Liebing / Destructo / Duke Dumont / Eats Everything / Griz / La Fleur / Nastia / Nicole Moudaber / Nina Kraviz / Nora En Pure / RÜFÜS DU SOL / Sebastien Leger / Themba / Todd Terry / Tokimonsta / UMEK / Wax Motif / Waze & Odyseey and Gorgon City.

Watch via Skiddle's Facebook page from 8pm on Friday 27 March.

If you can't wait until Friday night Skiddle has previous live streams available to watch from the likes of Hot Since 82/Michael Bibi, All We Are and Josh Butler.