Carl Cox Has Been Booked To Play The House Of Commons

The legendary Ibiza table turner will be taking his house to the big House for charity.

It doesn’t often feel like the Houses of Parliament are there for anybody other than the power wielders who fill it

However, for one night only, it will play host to one of the most unexpected 'performances' imaginable. On the night of the 11th of May, Carl Cox will be playing a set in aid of  ‘Last Night A DJ Saved My Life’, a competition which is focused on engaging young people to support children in conflict zones.

#HouseTheHouse is open to DJs between the ages of 14 to 24, who need to raise £50 as well as submit a mix on Mixcloud for the chance to open for the dance legend. Other prizes include DJ equipment and the chance to see Cox closing in Ibiza, but we all know nothing tops the chance to potentially unite Davey C and Jeremy Corbyn with music.

This will be the second time a DJ has taken to the House of Commons, after Fat Boy Slim took part in the competition back in 2013. There hasn't been one since because apparently it takes three years for members of parliament to recover from the very prospect of fun. We would imagine that Carl Cox will enthuse just as a high a number of politicians as Norman Cook did.

The competition will be judged via rounds of National Heats. If you think you’d like to play the song that possibly makes the government see the error of its ways, head here for more information.

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Written by Tamara Roper

03 Feb 2016