Breakout DXB is a unique music, art & culture event established out of the lockdown mindset that will launch its first edition at Rove Hotels, Downtown. Built by the community for the community, the event provides a platform to showcase and support the finest regional creative talent. A full program across the hotel property of music performances, art installations, talks, workshops, cinema screenings and more.
The event will also host panel discussions, workshops and talks in support of independent creative talent, with a focus on working together to restart the music and events industry in the UAE. All activations will be spread across multiple capacity-controlled hotel areas to ensure compliance with Dubai Municipality’s guidelines.
When: 6th November 2020. 11am to 11pm.
Where: Rove Downtown
Ticket Price: AED 249 inclusive of a meal voucher, redeemable at any of the Food and Beverage outlets in the hotel – TGI Fridays & 2 Food Trucks!
Abri – Band
A well known Emirati performer who has forged an international career, Abri has fiercely promoted the UAE’s independent music scene and securing recording contracts and performances across the globe. A true leader in the UAE’s grassroots and ever growing music scene.
Lobito Brigante – Musical Curator & DJ
The artist known as Lobito Brigante aka James De Valera is a multi-award winning event organiser, cultural ambassador, turntablist and international touring DJ based in Dubai. Named a “musical mastermind” by TimeOut magazine and a “regional cultural leader” by the British Council, he has always defined cultural innovation in the city.
Layla Kardan – Band
An international star with a global message, Layla Kardan marries her smoky soulful voice with pop, jazz, Middle Eastern and R&B rhythms and melodies for an evocative and achingly poignant sound. With her music she aims to empower women around the globe having already escaped her musical cultural shackles. Kardan has received raving reviews from the likes of Harper’s Bazaar, Mojeh, Savoir Flair, and Emirates Woman magazine who honoured Kardan as Emirates Woman Artist of the Year 2017.
Charl Chaka – DJ
Charl Chaka has build a musical career for over 23 years & a key player in Dubai’s creative music industry & one of Dubai’s best-loved resident DJ’s. He’s behind the music & nightlife movement, Infusion Magazine since 2005 & founder of HOUSEofAFRIKA & tutor at his Infusion DJ Factory. These days you will find him behind new projects Ecstatic Dance & Deep House Yoga whiles composting & working on sustainable ideas for his OneLoveUAE vision.
Big Hass – Host
Big Hass is a one in a million character who, above everything else, will put every human being before himself to help anyone in need. Not only is he a host on 95FM, he is the founder of Re-Volt Blog which has been a platform for grass root musicians to showcase their skills and get noticed around the world. Big Hass is an extremely popular figure in the UAE music and Art scene, always at every event and making connections and collaborations everywhere he goes.