DJ Nicky Romero is holding a masterclass before Ultra Abu Dhabi festival

Learn from a pro as part of the DJ Mag Conference

DJ Nicky Romero is holding a masterclass before Ultra Abu Dhabi festival

For the first time, a comprehensive music industry conference will take place in Abu Dhabi.

The DJ Mag Conference will be held on March 3 and 4 at W Hotel Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, ahead of Ultra Music Festival.

Both events form part of Abu Dhabi Music Week , along with Club Social, this year headlined by Liam Gallagher.

Speakers will include Nic Fanciulli, Mark Knight, DJ Dub Fire and more.

A number of people from the regional and international music business including Claudius Boller, head of Spotify Middle East and North Africa, will also be attending the inaugural conference.

At the event, aspiring and emerging DJs will be invited to share their sound with Demo Drop booths, putting their music into the hands of record executives and industry influencers.

Helping budding DJs to upgrade their skills, DJ Nicky Romero will also be hosting a two-hour production masterclass.

The DJ is also in town for Ultra Abu Dhabi and if you want tickets you can get a discount with Time Out.

Dance music fans in the capital will be able to see a host of international DJs including Afrojack, Alesso, Cirez D, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, KSHMR, Luciano, Nicky Romero, Major Lazer, The Return of Dash Berlin, Zedd, Sasha & John Digweed, Eats Everything, Nic Fanciulli and Seth Troxler.
Dhs270 (single day), Dhs540 (full conference). March 3-4. W Hotel Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, www.djmagmeconference.com.

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