Sometimes the thought of getting out into the city can be just too much – and why would you do that when there’s a perfectly wonderful bar, with excellent vibes and fabulous cocktails, right here in our hotel! Lounge Bar Le Faubourg welcomes some of Europe’s hottest DJ talents every Friday and Saturday night from 9pm to entertain you, each with their own unique style and personality. Some come and join us because the music sounds better with you.
Friday 3rd March Hara Katsiki
Hara Katsiki from Birds and Bells management is best known for sexy beach sounds, with disco and electronic stylings interlaced together. She has played clubs, festivals and events across Europe and has spent more than a decade of her career holding court at clubs in Athens and the Greek Islands. She is Greece’s contribution to Germany and we are truly grateful. She has a very cool Tumblr and of course you can tune in to her magic on soundcloud.
Saturday 4th March Kristian Kaltenbach
Kristian Kaltenbach aka Sonar loves vinyl. About 20 years ago he bought his first record. Whether 7, 10 or 12 inch – the diversity is very important for Sonar. But most important for him is the variety of sounds. He plays a unique mix of Jazz, Dub, Funk, Afro-Beats, Disco & House and contemporary electronic sounds. Each of his DJ-sets is different, unusual and individual, but they always have one thing in common: the groove.That is the reason why his audience loves him for it.
Friday 19th March Fumée Grise
With upbeat positive mixes straight from the club scene, one of Europe’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 19th March 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 Saturday 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.
Friday 17th March Alex Voices
DJ Alex Voices originally hails from London where he has been DJ’ing professionally since 1989 and is now part of the Berlin music scene. He is also 1/3 of the London/Berlin based Voices DJ/Soundsystem Collective. Alex held long residency Voices parties at Plastic People nightclub in Shoreditch as well as guest appearances at Fabric and fashion parties for Streetwear brands like Stussy. Since moving to Berlin 2 years ago, he has played all over the city with regular sets at Renate, Kingsize & Odessa. His style is Balearic fusion, moving through downtempo, house, disco and whatever fits the moment and vibe.
Saturday 18th March 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 and on Jan 15th she is all ours. Listen to more here on her soundcloud.
Friday 24th March DJ Jauche
DJ Jauche has a solid reputation from his legendary residencies at Walfisch in the late 80’s, as well as being the brother of THAT doorman – Sven Marquardt from Berghain.
Saturday 25th March 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.
Friday 31st March 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.
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.