Chill Vibes This December

There’s more than one kind of chill at this time of year and chilled is certainly the vibe at Le Faubourg Lounge Bar every Friday and Saturday through December.  Join us for cocktails with some of Europe’s best DJs.

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Friday 2nd December Marius Funk

Marius Funk is a Berlin born DJ and no stranger to our Lounge Bar. A music connoisseur, he is best known for indie tunes and disco/pop blends. Locals may know him from sets at Galeries Lafayette and Bar Tausend and you can get a taste of his tunes right now on his soundcloud profile.

Marius Funk

Marius Funk – Friday 15th May

Saturday 3rd December Hara Katsiki

Berlin based music management agency Birds and Bells has some of the coolest women in town on its books, including the oh so stylish Hara Katsiki. She has graced the decks at Le Faubourg countless times and never disappoints with moody electronic blends of lounge, deep house and slow motion disco. She has a very cool Tumblr and of course you can tune in to her magic on soundcloud.

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Friday 9th December Clarice

Clarice is a real live Berliner and brings more than 15 years experience on the scene to her set. Film classics are intertwined with blues, funk and soul with today’s pop classics thrown in for good measure. She’s of course on soundcloud but also seen around the city at Soho House, Cookies, Berlinale closing parties and Bar Tausend.



Saturday 10th December Natalia Escobar

Natalia Escobar blends Colombian pop lyrics with synth stylings, from the hottest spots in Hong Kong, Bogota, and Vienna to the floors of many of London’s coolest spots. Natalia’s deep and diverse productions have held court at Berlin’s own Club Der Visionaere. Listen to more here on her soundcloud.

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Natalia Escobar. Image © Nico Stinghe II

Friday 16th December Ekkohaus

Old school club sounds meet house and techno blends. Lines are blurred and samples are aplenty as Ekkohaus joins us again at Le Faubourg. He will fill your Friday night with all the sounds you need and transport you to the place you need to be the most. Check him out here on soundcloud.



Saturday 17th December DJ Valis

DJ Valis has worked in almost every venue imaginable for more than two decades, including the Love Parade, Badeschiff Berlin and the Berlinale. A regular in some of Berlin’s best bars including Solar, Bar Tausend and Monkey Bar, his classic ambient electronica is a sound uniquely his own. For more check out his Facebook page.

DJ Valis

DJ Valis

Thursday 31st December DJ Jauche

What better way to ring in the new year than with one of Berlin’s finest. DJ Jauche is a legend on the scene from Berlin’s heady days of clubs and delirium. His reputation is solid and his career launched from his residencies at Walfisch in the ’90’s. He’s also the brother of Berlin’s favourite doorman Sven Marquardt from Berghain. For Berlin artistry and a sound all his own, check him out here on soundcloud.


To get that Le Faubourg feeling, check out the Sofitel’s soundcloud featuring some of these artists along with a few other surprises. Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm in Le Faubourg Lounge Bar.

Melinda Barlow is an Australian freelance writer and editor, based in Berlin since 2012. Melinda works with print and online media and has a natural curiosity that informs her work. She is passionate about travel and great content. She loves to write most about the world, its people and why we all do what we do.