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10 of the most iconic marathon DJ sets ever

Have you got the stamina?

  • Valerie Lee
  • 24 November 2017
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DJ EZ’s 24-hour marathon for charity

Raving for a good cause is always commendable, but there’s yet to be anyone who has done it was well and as big as DJ EZ. The UK Garage pioneer announced that he’d be taking on a 24-hour set in the name of charity, simultaneously raising money for cancer research. "I've been lucky enough to enjoy a great DJ career and I'm also truly grateful for the support I've received,” he stated in the teaser video for the epic set. “So now, I would like to give something back to those less fortunate." The iconic set took place in 2016, ended up raising over £60,000 and concluded with a remix of the one and only ‘Three Little Birds’ by Bob Marley.

Marco Carola’s 24-hour set at Sunwaves in 2015

Marco Carola is certainly no stranger to lengthy sets, but to handle one solo for the entirety of a day? Now that’s a feat. And it’s one he accomplished at Sunwaves Festival in Romania in 2015. The Music On boss had his crowd going for a full 24 hours, but unsurprisingly had to take a break and sit for some of the extensive set. We bet he had the best night’s sleep after.

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