October 12 2022

Defected imprint Sondela Recordings announce Dubai residency at FIVE Jumeirah Village’s The Mansion

October, 2022: Sondela, the recently launched afro-electronic imprint of the iconic Defected Records, is launching a marquee new residency at The Mansion, part of FIVE’s whimsical Jumeirah Village in Dubai. This is set to be the first-ever Dubai residency for the Afro-electronic label, with managers Sef Kombo and Louie Dunmore set to bring their brand of kinetic and percussive flare to the inaugural event on Thursday, October 13.

In its brief history, Sondela has successfully exposed the addictive grooves of Afro-electronica to new audiences, immersing crowds in the captivating sounds and powering sold-out dancefloors at iconic venues around the world, from London’s Ministry of Sound, to Ibiza hotspot Bora Bora, the standout label now sets its sights on Dubai’s lavish and visionary nightclub, The Mansion.

The Mansion made a real splash in Dubai with its vibrant 1920’s style, but continues to impress with its equally deluxe lineups. The venue is found on the ground floor of the premiere celebrity hotspot, FIVE Jumeirah Village hotel, often attracting world’s most famous DJs to play for the venue’s star-studded crowd. Now linking up with Sondela for a head-turning weekly party, The Mansion is cutting no corners in giving attendees an over the top experience to remember.

FIVE Resorts and Hotels have garnered an impeccable reputation for hosting world-class music events across the hotel group’s portfolio. FIVE continually raise the bar in offering exclusive entertainment experiences, going above and beyond by not only curating the hottest playlists but has also launched a music label. The label FIVE Music showcases the inimitable musical Vibe of FIVE – capturing the energy of the FIVE Hotels and Resorts’ Lifestyle.

Guests from across the globe flock to FIVE to experience the renowned array of party and culinary hotspots. Bookings for Sondela at The Mansion are open now here.

See below for a full lineup of upcoming Sondela Records events.

October 13th – Djeff , Sef Kombo, Louie Dunmore
October 20th – Lemon & Herb , Angela Rose
October 27th – Da Capo, Kitty Amor
November 3rd – TBC , Vanco