Melodic House and Techno Mix 2018 - BadCat

DJ and Bongo Player

BadCat bongos playing for Pukka Up in London.


PianoDJ represents BadCat, a world class DJ and bongo player that performs at nightclubs, bars and private events around the world.

BadCat is a melodic house and techno DJ with a custom white Void sound system available for hire in the UK and Ibiza.

BadCat has performed at over 2000 events in the last 11 years and recent highlights include: Bora Bora (Ibiza), Beautiful People Boat Party (Ibiza), Notting Hill Carnival (UK), Pukka Up (London, UK), Union Nightclub (London, UK), Club Reina (London, UK), Brownstock Festival (UK) and private events in Canada, Mallorca and Italy.

BadCat has confirmed performances in Ibiza at Plastik, Pukka Up Boat Party and Eden Superclub.

BadCat is one of the most exciting club bongo players in the world and has trained at: the Royal College of Music JD, Dartington International Summer School, Nottingham University and privately with Dame Evelyn Glennie and Chris Brannick (Ensemble Bash).

BadCat is a prize winning percussionist and awards include: Nottingham Concerto Competition - Winner, International Llangollen Eisteddfod - International Musician 2nd Place.

BadCat has held artist endorsements by Roland UK, Mapex, Hardcase and Percussion Construction Mallets.

"When BadCat starts playing the bongos, everybody starts dancing. This guy can play. Music is in his soul. I don't know how he moves his hands so fast - mind blowing!"

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BadCat Poolside DJ Set in Playa d'en Bossa (Ibiza)

Click to watch a video of BadCat DJ playing a poolside house set at a hotel in Playa d'en Bossa Ibiza.

BadCat DJ

BadCat is a melodic house and techno DJ with a custom white Void sound system available for hire in the UK and Ibiza.

Available to play underground house music at clubs and bars including: melodic house and techno; tech house; tribal house; soulful disco house; jazz house

For private events in Europe, BadCat can deliver DJ sets ranging from house, tech house, soulful house, melodic techno, funky house and deep house to electro swing, soul, funk, disco and motown.

BadCat DJ Set Technical Requirements

  • Maximum performance length is 5 hours.
  • 2* Pioneer CDJ 2000 NXS/NXS2
  • Pioneer Mixer
  • Full range monitor speaker

"Working alongside so many incredible DJs as a Bongo player, BadCat has built up a vast collection of awesome tracks and rare edits. His sets are so musical. I love it when he DJs."

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BadCat Bongo Player at Beautiful People Boat Party (Ibiza)

Click to watch a video of BadCat playing live bongos on the Beautiful People Boat Party in Ibiza.

BadCat Live Bongos

BadCat Bongos is a fully immersive live bongo act unlike any other.

BadCat performs in the middle of the crowd using a set of LP bongos, a custom made bongo strap and a wireless mic (if required). This allows complete movement around the dancing area.

The performance is highly energetic and interactive and BadCat plays the catchiest grooves on the bongos over the top of the DJ with an effortless technical flair that is infectious and makes guests want to dance.

BadCat Bongo Player at Notting Hill Carnival (London)

Click to watch a video of BadCat playing live bongos at Notting Hill Carnival in London.

BadCat Festival and Carnival Bongos

BadCat Bongos can provide extra energy on the stage for festival and carnival performances.

BadCat plays at the front of the stage and can work as a solo performer or alongside dancers and MCs to add extra energy and visual excitement to a festival or carnival DJ set.

Recent performances includes Notting Hill Carnival on the Disco Hustlers sound system (audience size 20,000) and Brownstock Festival in the piano bar (audience size 5,000).

BadCat Bongo Player at Bora Bora (Ibiza)

Click to watch a video of BadCat playing live bongos Bora Bora beach club in Ibiza.

BadCat Bongos Technical Requirements

  • Maximum performance length is 2 hours.
  • 1 mains plug socket
  • 1 XLR input (most DJ mixers have these)

Equipment Provided

  • LP Raul Rekow Tiger Print Bongos
  • Custom Made Bongo Strap
  • Sennheiser Wireless Microphone
  • XLR Cable

"BadCat is a man of the people. He gets on the dance floor with the guests, plays for hours and dances non-stop. He makes the party. He becomes friends with the ravers. Everyone loves him."

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