Darklands DJ Contest 2024

Darklands wants to support upcoming artists with our annual dj contest. This is your chance to shine on stage at Darklands and perhaps become one of our residents.

The winner of 2023

The winner of the Darklands 2024 DJ Contest was LADY SUNSHINE from Frankfurt, Germany!

Remarks from the judges:
Alejandro Alvarez: ‘A strong presentation with a great sound’
William Sizen Bell: ‘She is passionate, great mixing, nice flow and the one that made me dance’

Prize package

  • Opening set of fury, the closing party on Sunday 3 March
  • An Alpha Madness Pass
  • Expenses (transportation + hotel) covered

Enter the competition

  • Send in (Wetransfer or online) a video of yourself playing a set to info@darklands.com
  • Include your a picture, dj name and background information
  • Filetype: .mpeg4 / .mpg4 / .avi / .mov
  • Maximum 30 minutes
  • Deadline: Monday 16 October 2023 9 am CEST

Judging panel

Points of attention

The judges will be looking at various aspects of deejaying to see if you can capture that Darklands vibe that we are looking for.

  • Music style and choice
  • Presentation / performance
  • Technical quality
  • Suitability for a large light show
  • X-factor


Coming soon