Calvin Potgieter

GREMLIN is a club, festival, corporate and radio DJ from Cape Town, South Africa.

His performances are multicultural, energy-driven, and aim to unite listeners by seamlessly navigating through various genres and eras with skillful turntablism and mixing techniques. He is the current Red Bull 3 Style South African DJ Champion - a title respected across the globes part of the most prestigious DJ competition in the world.

GREMLIN has performed at some of the country's biggest festivals, including three headline shows at Rocking The Daisies 2017, 2019 and 2022, and has held down multiple residencies at Cape Town’s most popular establishments. In 2018 and 2019,GREMLIN was the official match-day DJ for the The MSL Paarl Rocks cricket franchise - performing weekly to massive sports crowds on national TV.


The Sounds of Gremlin - The Impossible Mix

"Where our music is welcome, we will play it loud. Where our music is challenged, we will play it louder"

A National Legend

His mixes on national radio stations such as 5FM, Good Hope FM and Metro FM are fan favorites - including “GREMLIN’S Impossible Mix” - a weekly challenge to skill fully mix unorthodox songs every Friday on 5FM Breakfast. Today, he continues to headline events across the country, performing to diverse audiences every week and showcasing the art of creative technical DJing with each set.

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A couple smiling and dancing to the South African DJ's music at their wedding.


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