▸▹ One of the early proponents of Electro Swing, retro remix and initially world beats in the UK, Jon is a force of positive energy spinning anything with a swing, and other retro remix including ghetto funk, soul, ska, big beat and glitch. He also likes pulsing techno and wriggling tropical beats ◂◃
Mr Bongly has supported ♕Parov Stelar at the Forum, London, with repeat performances at Boomtown, Womad, Glastonbury, Istanbul Jazz Festival, Artisti in Piazza and Django Festivals in Pennabilli, Italy, Cloud Cuckoo Land, Festival Number 6, Glade and Small World festivals, and sets at the London Remixed Festival. He has travelled regularly to the famous Babylon Club in Istanbul to perform marathon Friday night sets, and as warm-up DJ for French act 'Zaz' in KüçükÇiftlik Park, performing before a crowd of about 8,000.
He has played alongside: Parov Stelar * The Correspondents * Dirty Honkers * Swing Republic * Sweet Life Society * Gypsy Hill * Bart & Baker * DJ Chris Tofu * Kormac * Grant Lazlo * Dutty Moonshine * Phil Mac * Jamie Berry * Electric Swing Circus * Kid Kasino & Shea Soul * Odjbox * World's Tallest Dj * C@ In The H@ * Big Swing Soundsystem * Elle & The Pocket Belles + Mista Trick * Jamie Berry * Ecklectik Mick * Chicken Brothers...
He is a seasoned regular behind the decks at the legendary Electro Swing Club at the Book Club (London) as well as having a three-year residency at The Magic Garden Pub, Battersea, running regular nights 'Secret Swing' and 'Swing Loaded'.
Friday 16th January 2015
DJing electro swing and vintage remix at The Fox & Firkin. 316 Lewisham High St, London SE13 6JZ.
Saturday 17 January 2015
Electro Swing Club: DJing electro swing at The Book Club, 100 Leonard Street, Shoreditch EC2A 4RH. 8pm - 2am.
Saturday 7 February 2014
London Remixed Festival: londonremixedfestival.com: DJing electro swing and vintage remix at Rich Mix, Shoreditch.
Friday 14 February 2015
Little Blue Ball: DJing electro swing and vintage remix at Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Road London Dalston E8 4AA. 8pm - 3am. £5 before 10pm. £8 after.