Fine Tunes Throughout September

Every Friday and Saturday night Le Faubourg Lounge Bar is the place to be with signature cocktails and fine tunes from some of the best DJs in Europe. It’s the perfect start to a night out or the best night in if you aren’t quite up to leaving the hotel.

Apero chic cocktails © Jez Timms

Friday 2nd September DJ Jauche. 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. For Berlin artistry and a sound all his own, check him out here on soundcloud.


Saturday 3rd September Rufus is one of the Italian electronic music scene’s most innovative DJs and has local cred from sets at Panorama Bar, Wilde Renate and Watergate. Blending old school tunes with influences from the Italian electronic music scene and Detroit techno, Rufus works across genres and offers an innovative blend of sound and layered atmosphere beats. Deeply researched, his skill lies in the complex blending of genres from dance music to garage-house. Listen here on his soundcloud.


Friday 9th September: special guest 

Saturday 10th September Alisa Mandrovska is a regular on our DJ programme, also gracing the decks at Odessa bar in Mitte, Vice magazine parties and various other hot spots around the city.

Alisa Mandrosvka

Friday 16th September Kristen Lynn van Dernoot – aka DJ Lynnetic – has been making her mark on the DJ scene since starting out in LA almost two decades ago. Known for her soulful house tracks, her repertoire covers electro and techno with some of the hottest new wave tunes. She has worked behind the scenes at record labels and in front of the camera as a model but writing music and DJing are her greatest passions. DJ Lynnetic has worked at various international events including the ATP World Tour tournaments,  the Le Mans 24 Hour Race, Bread and Butter, Premium, Berlinale, and IFA. You can listen to her here on soundcloud.

© Kristen van Dernoot

Saturday 17th September One of Berlin’s hardest working DJ’s, DJ Valis has worked in almost every venue imaginable for more than two decades, including the Love Parade, Badeschiff Berlin and the Berlinale as well as Solar, Bar Tausend and Monkey Bar. On September the 17th he brings classic ambient electronica to your Saturday night at Le Faubourg Lounge Bar. For more check out his Facebook page.

DJ Valis

Friday 23rd September With upbeat positive mixes straight from the club scene, one of Italy’s most innovative DJ’s -Fumée Grise (or ‘Grey Smoke’ in English) has shaped his sound around countless French labels. Always presenting new sounds, his collection is dominated by unheard, unreleased and demo tracks, guaranteeing you the very freshest of sounds in a House style all his own.


Saturday 24th September One of Berlin’s most well known DJ’s – DJ Vela. The Berlin based DJ and co-founder of the Dangerous Drums record label and party series has been an integral part of the local dance music scene for more than 15 years and now also runs a monthly radio show on BLN FM. The Berlin based DJ has a love of dance music and super techfunk sets. She has played across the globe including clubs and festivals in India, Japan, Brazil, and the USA, and toured widely across Europe.


DJ Vela

Friday 30th September 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 where you need to be the most. 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.