DJ Judge Jules unveiled as first act at Preston event this summer

The annual Prestfest event, celebrating Preston's award-winning nightlife, returns to the Flag Market  under the shadow of the iconic Harris Museum on Saturday June 22.

By David Nowell
Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 12:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 1:47 pm
Judge Jules
Judge Jules

And the first act has been revealed legendary DJ Judge Jules.

Judge Jules is an iconic figure in British dance music whose career has spanned three decades as a DJ, record producer, promoter and radio presenter.

Jules held a residency on BBC Radio 1 for seven years, ran his own club night ‘Judgement’ in Ibiza for 15 years, and has previously been named ‘Best DJ in the world’ by DJ Mag.

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Continually touring, he also hosts an internationally syndicated radio show called "The Global Warm Up” which can be heard across mainland Europe, the US and the Middle East.

Jules regularly plays at top club nights in the UK including Cream and Gatecrasher and has packed out fields at some of the UK’s best festivals and weekenders over the years including

Creamfields and Global Gathering.

One hundred first release tickets are on sale from from £5.00.

Organisers have confirmed that a further two huge performers are to be announced soon and are encouraging people to get their tickets at the lower rate beforehand.

Mark Whittle from Preston At Night said: “Prestfest is established in the city’s calendar now and we promise the 2019 event will be the best to date.

“We are really pleased to announce Jules as our first act and promise attendees that the two artists that we will be announcing shortly are big names – ticket prices will increase when

the full line-up is announced, so we’re encouraging people who want to be at Prestfest to get their tickets now”.

Judge Jules said: “Prestfest is a great event and I am really looking forward to playing a huge set, hopefully in the sunshine”.