SAMUEL KUTTY –
MUSCAT, FEB. 24 –
Expect to hear cutting-edge house, garage, bassline and boundary-pushing music. It is going to be a big night and the city will reverberate with more life when six globally acclaimed acts come together for one unforgettable night.
And no doubt, music fans are guaranteed to be on their feet throughout the show as musical legends from the London, NYC and Muscat will be descending on Barr Al Jissah’s Al Mazaar open air amphitheatre with a wide range of genres including Hip Hop, House and UK Garage.
Headlining the evening’s lineup will be the “Undisputed Voice of the Club” Fatman Scoop, whose booming baritone voice and catchy hooks never go unnoticed.
Scoop has just released his latest collaboration with Jillionaire from Major Lazer and Fuse ODG titled ‘Sunrise’ and has collaborated in the past with artists like Timbaland, Busta Rhymes, Sean Paul and more.
For the first time in Oman, UK Garage fans will be excited to see Artful Dodger with their amazing string of chart topping hits that include ‘Re-rewind’ with Craig David. DJ Luck & MC Neat are also featured on the lineup notoriously known for their hit ‘With a little bit of luck’ and their Garage rendition of Stevie Wonder’s ‘Masterblaster’.
Commenting on the show, Firas Matraji, CEO of Barr Al Jissah noted, “Following the huge success of the Roger Sanchez concert, we really wanted to keep the momentum going and ramp up the excitement factor, and this show is our second major event this year.”
The big show is part of Al Mazaar’s action packed 2017 music and events calendar, confirming its reputation as Muscat’s most favored luxury destination.
House music fans will not be left behind as resident from London’s Rinse FM, Sam Supplier, will feature on the lineup whose sets are renowned for being energy driven and upfront with the freshest tunes and his unique energetic style. He has performed at Ibiza Rocks and at many of the UK’s major festivals. Also from London, DJ Bluey will join the lineup having toured Europe with Akon last summer, as he has already caught the eye of the industry and he has already performed at some of the World’s finest nightclubs.
Highlighting the popularity of Barr Al Jissah as a leisure destination, Firas Matraji noted, “We’re really excited for the show, and we’ve got a full calendar of great concerts and events at Al Mazaar lined-up for the rest of 2017. These types of events really make Barr Al Jissah an exciting and unique year-round destination, where residents, hotel guests and visitors can return to again and again. Our unique blend of high-end homes and luxury hotels and amenities; combined with Al Mazaar Edutainment Centre and Al Mina, all contribute to making Barr Al Jissah an exciting place to be.”
Performances by Fatman Scoop, Artful Dodger, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Sam Supplier, DJ Bluey and DJ AA will add to an already impressive lineup of artists who have played at Al Mazaar Amphitheatre, including the likes of Roger Sanchez, Tom Jones, Ed Sheeran and Stereophonics.
The show will kick-off at 4 pm on Friday, March 10 and continue till 2 am. Tickets are on sale now at Al Mazaar ticketing office at Barr Al Jissah or from African and Eastern outlets, Shangri-La Hotels, Burgers & Co and The Butchers Block restaurants.
Fatman Scoop, New York
Whether it’s Scoop’s rambunctious baritone hyping a track or video cameos for P.Diddy, 50 Cent, or Elephant Man to name a few, Scoop’s booming voice, catchy hooks, electrifying energy and charismatic presence never go unnoticed! Scoop has collaborated or been featured alongside music artists and tracks produced by award winning producers or artists like Timbaland, BabyFace, Busta Rhymes, Dance Hall Kings, Sean Paul and Elephant Man.
Artful Dodger is established as the most commercially successful UK Garage act to have emerged from the scene to date. Originally comprising producers Mark Hill, Pete Devereux and MC Alistair, the name Artful Dodger is already established as the most commercially successful UK Garage. Together they produced an amazing string of chart topping hits, remixes and a platinum selling album, ‘It’s All About The Stragglers’, that confirmed Artful Dodger’s place as a premier production act.
DJ Luck & MC Neat
DJ Luck & MC Neat need little introduction, they are the busiest UK Garage Act playing across Europe and around the world every week. The charismatic MOBO Award winning duo are best known for their UK Top 10 Hits; ‘With a little bit of luck’, ‘Masterblaster’, and ‘Piano Loco’. Played incessantly in UK clubs, the instantly recognizable ‘With a little bit of luck’ grew to become a national Top 10 hit, selling over a quarter of a million copies and spawning a fresh wave of tracks in the relatively new UK Garage genre. Their frenzied activity on the UK live circuit has garnered them a considerable following.
Sam Supplier; renowned DJ, Producer, Remixer, Label Owner and Radio Host is one of the busiest DJ’s in House Music, and reaching over 200 bookings in the previous 12 months it’s safe to say that he is in seriously high demand.
DJ Bluey is an internationally renowned DJ, who brings energy, charisma and personality to every room he steps foot in. Having already made a name for himself in the world of film, Junior turned his hand to music production and honed his skills remixing material for numerous acts such as Duffy, Fundamental, and Wiley alongside DJ S.O.Beats.
DJ AA is a versatile DJ that plays a wide range of genres from downtempo to hip hop to house and everything in between. He is known for his genre defying Mash Ups that have been streamed around the world. He has been organising and performing at exclusive events in the region since 2013 and has performed at the F1 in Singapore, and private events in Ibiza alongside David Morales and Pete Tong. Currently, he has a monthly residency at The Hobo Club Dubai and regularly performs at Movida Dubai.