Because no festival is complete without music, we’ve got a stellar line-up of traditional and contemporary music acts from the UAE to make the perfect soundtrack to your Eat the World DXB experience.
So whether you’re working up an appetite or need some rest-bite after a marathon eating session, our live music stage is the ideal place to kick back while the world goes by or have a little boogie.
DJ Rob Edge
Rob started his professional DJ career when he was 18 years old in the UK.He went on to perform across Europe before moving to the Middle East where he is known asa music master in his own right – his niche market now being retro music classics! Time spent during his career as a Radio DJ. Rob has played at many well-known venues across Dubai and Abu Dhabi over the past 6 years since moving to the Middle East.
Singer/songwriter with a sound best described as ‘new age folk with a touch of blues’. Josh has made a huge impact on the UAE’s local music scene with lyrics derived from hisown life experiences, Monteath’s music continues to grow and develop. A stalwart on the local open mic music scene this musician reached the final of Music Scouts dxb, 2016. With influences drawing from John Mayer, Otis Redding, Janis Joplin and Muddy Waters
The Latin Collective
This strong Latin Band comprises of some of the UAE’s top Latin musicians including; · Ariel Toledo - Guitarist Born in Argentina. Performing over 15 years with a variety of bands in Argentina, UAE, Sweden,Denmark, Georgia, Turkey and India.
· Carlos Viatella – Singer & Multi- Instrumentalist. Born in Colombia, and touring from the age of 15 this musician can be seen playing percussion, saxophone, accordion, bass and clarinet. Carlos has established himself as one of the most in demand musicians on the UAE circuit.
·Yordis Toledo -Cuban Guitarist, Composer, Singer, Percussionist & Latin DJ, with more than 15 years’experience performing throughout the world. Based in UAE since 2013 working atwell known venues throughout the UAE. Repertoire include Latin, English,Portuguese and Arabic songs
. · Dunia Gonzalez Born in Cuba, Flutist and singer with more than 10 years’ experience performing with ina variety of bands. Dunai loves to play Latin music, Jazz, Classical. Holding a Bachelor Degree in Music have also more than five years’ experience of teaching Music in Internationals schools and Academies.
Soul Groove Duo
Formed in Dubai in 2014 this band has worked at Meydan Hotel, Radisson Royale and private functions as a duo, trio and 4 piece band. Duo consists;
· Melanie “Babydoll” Wallace -Lead & Background vocals born in Toledo, Ohio (USA). Performing for over 25 years in a variety of bands and performances across the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe and Middle East.
o Jeff Arthur- Guitarist, Australian born performer who has been a professional musician for over 30 years. He has studied with some of the Jazzgreats, Joe Pass, Barney Kessel, Charlie Bird and John Scofield. His performance experience is vast from band and solo work playing all styles ofcontemporary music to professional musicals; the most recent being the Jersey Boys Melbourne professional production
o Ariel Toledo - Guitarist Born in Argentina. Performing over 15 years with a variety of bands in Argentina, UAE, Sweden, Denmark, Georgia, Turkey and India. Melanie and Ariel rocked the stage last year for the Love Food Festival & Eat the world Festival.