Farr Festival 2018 DJ Mix Competition



As part of the run up to the festival we are running a DJ mix competition to give one lucky selector the opportunity to play at Farr Festival 2018, plus a pair of weekend tickets.

So what exactly are we looking for? The art of the DJ ultimately drills down to your musical knowledge, track selection, technical ability and your capability of reading a crowd to create an unforgettable atmosphere.

We are looking for someone who has invested the time and effort to explore the finer recesses of music new and old. Track selection is key. We are not looking for someone to reel off the latest hits. We are after a true selector. If you are in need for some inspiration check out Results: Farr Festival 2017 DJ Mix Competition


The winner will be announced in May and will win a DJ set at the festival plus a pair of weekend tickets to Farr Festival 2018. 

The runner up will win a pair of weekend tickets to Farr Festival 2018.


Record a 60 minute mix (vinyl, CD or digital) and upload it to Mixcloud. Musically anything goes as long as it fits our musical ethos. Those who dig a bit deeper and show some individuality always shine through.

  • Deadline for entries 1st April 2018.
  • Use the cover art provided here.
  • Name the mix “Farr Festival 2018 DJ Mix: Your DJ Name“
  • Tag your mix "Farr Festival 2018 DJ Mix". If you fail to tag the mix correctly, your entry may be missed.
  • Follow Farr Festival on Mixcloud.
  • Add the full track listing in the typical Mixcloud format: Track Number - Artist – Track Title
  • Take a photo of your DJ set-up where you recorded the set (see image below).
  • Write a paragraph explaining your mix, track selection, atmosphere created and anything else you would would like to include.
  • Send us a link to your mix at tom@farrfestival.co.uk with the subject “Farr Festival 2018 DJ Mix“. 
  • We will then repost your mix to Farr Festival Mixcloud.

> Submit Mix


Image: Into The Woods with Beauty & The Beat




As always-technical ability is important but track selection, atmosphere and individuality is what really sets entrants apart. This competition is for real selectors, so pull out your hidden gems! The winner of the competition will perform a set at Farr Festival and enjoy a weekend exploring the sounds and experiences of the woods.


  • Entrants will be judged on track selection, originality, atmosphere and technical ability.
  • All genres that fit the Farr Festival sound are fully welcomed.
  • Preferably you’ll be a vinyl DJ, but we will also accept CD and digital mixes.
  • The judging will be undertaken by a panel of industry experts.
  • The final decision lies with Farr Festival.


Behold the winner of the 2017 DJ Mix Competition!! French DJ and Strasbourg-based party starter Lucas Lethuillier delivers a mix draped in atmosphere that is encircled by a wealth of silky drums and textures that creates a hypnotic universe. His mix features music from Darragh Casey, Arcarsenal, DJ Q, Romar and more. Considering he is currently studying a PHD in Chemistry, Lucas is showing all the signs of becoming a selector to take note of.

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