Kele Okereke takes to the waves

Bloc Party singer plans to DJ on a boat

Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke is set to DJ on a boat on the Thames.

The singer will be taking part in Adventures In The Beetroot Field Presents: Radio Caroline which takes place over seven nights on the Queen Mary boat, which is permanently moored at Waterloo Pier on The Thames.

The mini-festival will be taking place between July 16 and August 27 and is set feature live sets from The Macabees, New Young Pony Club, The Horrors and Jamie T.

The full line ups are:

Boat Party 1

Sunday July 16

Andrew Weatherall

!!! (DJ set)

Battant LIVE

New Young Pony Club LIVE

Shy Child LIVE

Gucci SoundSystem

Cut Copy (DJ set)

Queens of Noize

Modular Records

Jono/Charlotte (BUGGED OUT)

Sensible Sundays

Boat Party 2

Sunday July 23

Good Shoes LIVE

Jamie T LIVE

Rumblestrips LIVE

Rub ‘n’ Tug

Xerox Teens LIVE

The Fog Band LIVE

Young & Lost Presents

Pyrrha Girls


Young Turks

Ride ’em and Booze

Teens of Thailand

Team Mega Mix


Blaise Belleville


White Heat djs

!WoWoW! Soundsystem

Boat Party 3

Sunday July 30

Shit Disco LIVE

These New Puritans LIVE

Absentee LIVE

Chrome Hoof LIVE

Cosmo Vitelli

Filthy Dukes

Simian Mobile Disco

Barry 7 (Add N To X – DJ set)

And Did We Mention Our Disco

Deven Miles



Boat Party 4

Sunday August 6

Sunshine Underground LIVE

Macabees LIVE

The Neon Plastics LIVE

Ewan Pearson

Filthy Dukes

Gucci Soundsystem

Crispin Dior

The Luminaires LIVE


Heidi Phonica

Jimmy (FAITH)

Stan Fontan

Boat Party 5

Sunday August 13

Kele Okereke DJ SET

Kieran Hebdon AKA FOURTET

Lightspeed Champion

Into The Pines

Minatour Shock DJ SET

Kid Harpoon LIVE

Archie Bronson Outfit (DJ set)

Bat For Lashes LIVE

Born Ruffians LIVE

Clare & Johnny (DOMINO)

Eat Your Own Ears

Boat Party 6

Sunday August 20

Bromheads Jacket LIVE

The Horrors LIVE

Babyshambles DJ SET

Keith LIVE

The Holloways LIVE

The Insurgents LIVE

Fields DJ SET

Baseball Furies DJ SET

Oxfam Glamour Models LIVE

Boat Party 7

Sunday August 27

Radio Slave

Konrad Black

Padded Cell DJ SET


Akoustik Anarkhy

& Autokat LIVE

Gucci Soundsystem


Pistolas LIVE

Deaf Stereo LIVE

Riotous Rockers

The Bishops LIVE

Liars Club

Crispin Dior

Antony (Fact Magazine)

Simon Phonica

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.