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15th Season of The Fridge Concert Series - until March 3rd


The Fridge Concert Series Season 15 showcases another superb range of live concerts and starts on Monday January 27th.  The first UAE platform for music and performing arts, This Fridge Concert Series presents a fabulous set of fresh talent to the music scene in Dubai, with particular focus on artistic collaborations between international and local artists. Shelley Frost, Director of The Fridge and Emirates Woman of the Year 2013 nominee, comments "This next season has shown some particularly strong musical collaborations. It's wonderful to see artists from all types of genres, backgrounds and specialities, coming together to create a series which is truly unique and organic". 

Season 15 line up:

Mon 27th Jan / Starz with Stars

The Fridge brings together five finalists from 2013's Kidz Starz competition to share the stage alongside Dubai's most prolific vocalists for an evening of unbridled talent. Performing both solo and together with such musical stalwarts as Rachael Calledine (SOUL ATTRACTION), Jeremiah John (JEREMIAH & THE LUCKY STRIKES) & Kerrie-Anne, these unquestionably talented youngsters are poised to be the future superstars of the city's music scene in the coming years.

Mon 3rd Feb / Words Matter ft. Paul D / Poetry

Come get a taste of spoken word, a form of poetry that specializes in performance techniques such as voice inflection, volume control, and pausing. Attendees get a chance to have a sample of one of the most successful cultural events in Abu Dhabi as Paul D presents the creme de la creme of the open mic performers at Rooftop Rhythms. 

Mon 10th Feb / Loom Vocal Trio / Experimental

Part of a larger, New York-based, performance collective called the Loom Ensemble, this trio uses dense vocal harmonies, richly layered electronics, and original instruments to blend genres from New Music to Tango, dance beats to choral hymns and combines element of theatre and dance for a wildly entertaining interdisciplinary performance.

Mon 17th Feb / Barnaby Priest / Minimalist Classical

Minimalist classical composer, Barnaby Priest, returns to The Fridge with a varied programme of original compositions featuring music for harp, strings, woodwind and vibraphone. 

Mon 24th Feb / Arian Houshmand / Instrumental Guitar

Arian Houshmand presents a programme of solo guitar arrangements and original compositions rooted in popular and contemporary songs but not limited to any particular style. From Jobim & Piazzolla to Stevie Wonder & the Beatles with many different genres in between ranging from upbeat cuban and brazilian tunes to introspective jazz ballads, argentinian and persian folklore songs. 

Mon 3rd Mar / The Craig Perry Band / Pop/Rock

Dubai's newest rising star, Craig Perry, performed his first solo gig as part of The Fridge Singer/Songwriter Showcase in June 2013 and has been an unstoppable force ever since. Chosen as runner-up in the 2013 Rolling Stone ME Street To Stage competition, and having recently released his debut solo EP "Small Steps, Big Shoes", Craig will close The Fridge Concert Series 15th Season backed by a talented group of hand-picked musicians giving a spectacular new scope and depth to his now trademarked brand of heartfelt music. We invite you to join us as Craig and his band takes us through the journey of the evolution of his sound culminating in what is destined to be one of the most memorable closing performances of The Fridge Concert Series yet.


Details (same for every concert)

Time: Doors open at 7:30 pm, music starts at 8pm

Where: The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Unit 5, Al Quoz 1, Street 8

How much:  Dhs.50 per person, Dhs.25 for students, free for under 18s

More info: www.thefridgedubai.com

RSVP to info@thefridgedubai.com

About The Fridge Concert Series

The Fridge Concert Series is a unique platform for UAE based artists and a space where audience members can enjoy the highest quality performances from an eclectic array of musical genres - from Jazz and Hip hop to Classical and World music, alongside other performing arts such as Dance and Aerialists - so long as it's homegrown, original and excellent you can guarantee you'll see it at The Fridge Concert Series.

To know more about The Fridge Concert Series legacy, click here.

For media enquiries, please contact Mike Priest on mike@thefridgedubai.com or 04 347 7793