Banbury DJ lands first gig at the Shard in London

A Banbury DJ is set for his first official gig at the Shard this summer.

Saturday, 3rd April 2021, 12:26 pm
Updated Saturday, 3rd April 2021, 12:28 pm
Max Tyler, a Banbury area DJ who is also Bloxham School student, has landed his first official gig at the Shard this summer.

Max Tyler, a 17-year-old aspiring DJ, has landed his first official gig at the Shard rooftop bar called The View from the Shard in London. He will play on Saturday July 24 and Saturday August 7. Both events are described as 'The Weekend Warm up - Rooftop Day Party at the Top of the Shard' from 12 to 2pm.

Max, who is a student at Bloxham School, said: “To be given the opportunity to play my first gig at the top the shard is a dream come true. I’m hugely excited and cannot wait for this summer to begin!”

You can book your tickets here: venue's website describes the DJ event like this: "Saturdays are unlocked, so kick start your weekend with a celebration like no other from the top of London. Join us on the highest roof terrace in the city, at the top of The Shard, with inclusive drinks and our top DJ, Max Tyler, playing chilled and funky vibes to get you buzzing for your weekend ahead."

Max Tyler, a 17-year-old Bloxham School student, has his first DJ gig lined up for this summer at the Shard in London

Earlier in the pandemic Max received a special 'shout out' from popular radio presenter and DJ Chris Moyles. Chris Moyles, gave Max a shout out during his Friday evening Instagram Live DJ set, saying 'He’s young but he’s very good. Check him out. Give him a watch if you can people.'

Max hosts a weekly live DJ set every Friday evening through his Instagram account every Friday at 8pm. Max launched his new website during one of those sets last night (Friday April 2). To check out his website use this link: up listening to club and dance music encouraged him to develop his own DJing skills.

The pandemic also saw Max's debut song hit the top five of the UK iTunes charts last year.

Max released his song called 'You Only Want Me' in July 2020, and it rose to the top five of the iTunes charts. He wrote the song at school and finished it during the coronavirus lockdown.

Banbury area DJ - Max Tyler - lands first gig at the Shard in London (Image from a DJ spot at a French Club)

It's Max's debut track, which he described as a dance song.

Max also has dreams of a career in song-writing and music production, inspired by industry professionals such as Fisher, Danny Howard and Carl Cox.