For the 40th edition, The Fridge Warehouse is excited to welcome an eclectic line up of musicians. From Oxygen Trio’s contemporary jazz, Karmen Line’s distinctive alternative rock sound, Eirini’s catchy pop beats to Parekh & Singh indie soundwaves, there is something for every musical taste.
These hot new acts will be joined on stage by previous Concert Series stars for one-off guest collaborations; merging voices, genres and artistic styles to create memorable music moments. Pushing boundaries and sharing passions, Season 40 will reignite the flame as past and present collide through the power of music.
9 May 2023: Alternative Rock
Main act: Karman Line
Collaborator: WYWY (Season 27)
Supported by: Salt Tooth
Alternative rockers Karman Line’s distinctive blend of heavy rock has been making waves in the alt music scene. Their unmistakable sound will interweave with Season 27’s WYWY whose signature rhythms and atmospheric soundscapes make for a banging evening of alternative rock collaborations.
10 May 2023: Jazz
Main act: Oxygen Trio by Tarek Skaikar
Collaborator: Imbue (Season 20)
In celebration of International Jazz Day, Jazz talents Oxygen Trio by Tarek Skaikar will take over the stage, bringing a whirlwind of jazz tunes and flamenco influences.
They will be joined on stage by Season 20 alum, Imbue, whose oriental jazz melodies will blend seamlessly with Oxygen Trio’s contemporary jazz sound, resulting in a unique and compelling fusion of musical styles, bringing familiar and new faces together under one magnificent musical umbrella.
16 May 2023: Pop & RnB
Main act: Eirini
Collaborator: Jay Abo (Season 33)
Supported by: Jiiré Smith
Nothing short of electrifying, Eirini’s catchy beats and captivating stage presence are a force to be reckoned with, shining with a passion and originality that sets her apart from the rest.
Seasoned Concert Series attendees will be delighted by the return of special guest Jay Abo, whose soulful vocals and mesmerising energy will harmonize with Eirini’s bubbly personality and sparkling vocals for a unique performance, creating a sound that combines pop hooks with a heartfelt, urban feel.
23 May 2023: Indie
Main act: Parekh & Singh
Collaborator: Clara Asuaje (Season10)
Supported by: Seaside Feels
The season will wrap up with dreamy indie duo Parekh & Singh – a pair whose divine vocals and effervescent percussion have lit up countless stages across the world. The Indian musicians will bring a magical feel only fitting for the ending of such a monumental season as they are joined by the mesmerising sounds of cellist Clara Asuaje from Season 10. This carefully curated performance will stand as a testament to the power of music to unite, break barriers, inspire, and create beautiful experiences.
The exceptional collaborations of Concert Series Season 40 are not to be missed. These unique musical experiences, showcasing the diversity of music genres and styles, epitomise the ethos of what The Fridge Concert Series has always advocated for – providing a platform for the emerging music scene in the UAE.
About The Fridge
Founded in 2007, The Fridge is the live events partner of choice for leading festivals, concerts and world-class talent in the region and is renowned for setting high standards in delivering diverse and culturally sensitive entertainment. Inspired by creativity, collaboration, reinvention and evolving traditions, The Fridge is synonymous with imaginative and spectacular projects. Recognised for its turnkey, award-winning productions, exceptional creativity and outstanding programming, The Fridge spearheads many high-profile events from conception through to production and consistently delivers at the highest level.
Previous works include the Live Entertainment Programme for Expo 2020 for which we won Best Entertainment Production at the Middle East Event Awards, Mother of the Nation cultural programme, Ad Diriyah Season, Andrea Bocelli concerts in UAE and KSA, the Papal Mass as well as Fridge-owned events such as ChoirFest Middle East and Fridge Concert Series.
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