Shapes Festival 2018: A Guy Called Gerald, Pangaea, Optimo and More Announced

Shapes Festival 2018: A Guy Called Gerald, Pangaea, Optimo and More Announced


Shapes Festival have unveiled the lineup for their eagerly anticipated debut festival in the Swiss alpine resort of Leysin next March.

Topping the bill is electronic veteran, Hacienda favourite, acid house pioneer and founding member of 808 State, A Guy Called Gerald; a man who will bring 30 years of DJing experience to the Swiss slopes.

He is joined at the top of the festival's poster by another clubbing institution, legendary Glaswegian duo JD Twitch and JG Wilkes, better known as Optimo. Having run the famous club night of the same in the city's Sub Club – hosting performances from the likes LCD Soundsytem, Hot Chip and Richie Hawtin – the pair now make music and perform under the Optimo name. 

Another hugely respected name on the lineup is that of Pangaea, co-founder of one of the UK underground's best labels Hessle Audio (alongside Ben-UFO and Pearson Sound). See the full lineup below.


Book Shapes Festival 2018 here, and see our guide for more information.

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