Dismaland: Fatboy Slim confirmed to play Bansky's theme park alongside Run the Jewels

The DJ hinted the ''Frozen' soundtrack may feature heavily

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Fatboy Slim has been announced last minute to play a DJ set at Banksy’s “bemusement park” Dismaland.

The Brighton based DJ will join Run the Jewels on Friday 4 September for a night of music at the street artist’s pop-up exhibition in a slot originally due to be filled by DJ Dapper Dan.

Musicians including The Savages, Kate Tempest, Pussy Riot and Massive Attack have agreed to play at Dismaland live events every Friday before the Weston-super-Mare theme park closes on 27 September.

Fatboy Slim, real name Norman Cook, told BBC 6 Music; “I’ve been trawling through the Disney back catalogue, working out ways I can subvert it in the same manner that Dismaland tries to subvert it - but in a reverential way.”

The father-of-two added: “There will be a sort of twisted tribute to Disney is some form or another. I’m very au fait with the Frozen soundtrack and it might feature in my set.”

Dismaland features work from more than 50 artists including Damien Hirst, Jimmy Cauty and Jenny Holzer.

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Run the Jewels will also perform on Friday 4 September

Artworks on display include a model of Cinderella thrown from her carriage surrounded by paparazzi to represent Princess Diana’s death, a   statue of a killer wale jumping out of a toilet and a boat pond filled with miniature migrant boats.

The artists doing cooler things than Banksy at Dismaland

Dismaland is open everyday until 27 September, 11am-11pm. Admission £3, free for the under-fives.

 

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