The Music Room June gigs revealed

Live music stronghold announces strong round of pre-summer gigs

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

To Dubai’s musos, the phrase ‘live music’ means just one thing – The Music Room.

Consistently serving up interesting international guests and offering a unique stage to showcase the best of the emirate’s own musicians, the Bur Dubai venue is a genuine gem of the scene.

We’re pleased to see them keeping innovation alive with a last-chance June programme that features everything from techno to heavy metal.

See below for what’s in store.

Friday June 6 – Happy Techno ­
Happy Techno is an exciting new concept which combines live music, DJs, artists and performers, featuring a line up of artists such as DJ Lexlay (Happy Techno resident DJ), Ellys Leon (live vocal) Agatha Pher (Happy Techno resident), and Jefty (Malebox resident Dj). Expect a night full of techno beats. Dhs 100.

Saturday June ­7 – Metal Eastern Nights ­
The flame of metal burns strong with renowned bands from the region: Bilocate & Voice of the Soul, supported by Svengali. These two Middle Eastern bands have engraved their names in the local music scene and Bilocate performed at well-known international music festivals. Expect plenty of headbanging. Dhs75.

Tuesday June 10 –­ Jam Night
The Music Room’s long running institution of Jam Night sees the stage taken over by Dubai-based musicians who never cease to impress with their talent. It’s their place and their time. Dhs50

Thursday June 12 – ­ GlobalFunk feat DJ Marky & Stamina MC ­
We all know that Globalfunk’s 11th Birthday bash will be electrifying. This mega party with legendary DJ Marky will be the last drum and bass event before deep summer hits so be ready for a real session. DJ Marky is one of the most in demand DJs on the scene and his undeniable passion and finesse have made him an international icon and driven him to become one of the greatest artists working in electronic music today. Dhs100.

Friday June 13 –­ Beatles Tribute
Are you ready to Rock N’ Roll? Considered one of the top Beatles tribute in the world, this Dublin quartet remains the only Beatles tribute in the world to have worked with famed Beatles producer Sir George Martin, and were requested to perform for Queen Elizabeth II.
Exciting prizes will be given to the Best Beatleslook alike, to the best dressed person and couple. Expect to go back in time. Dhs100.

Friday June 20 –­ Slydigs live
How many bands have launched their albums from The Music Room’s stage? This Rock ’n’ roll four piece band will introduce their music to their fans in Dubai and will celebrate the release of their EP Down With The Mockery. Expect a high-energy, old-school gig. Dhs100

Saturday June 21 –­ Saturday Night Rocks ­
The last one before summer, and a night of classic rock memories – catch Dubai's hottest rocking cover band Flames Reignited for a dose of classic rock music. Expect to hear classic covers from the likes of Iron Maiden and AC/DC. Flames Reignited will be joined on stage by Elvis Garagic a well know vocalist and music producer. Dhs50.

The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower (04 501 2534).

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