Cinco de Mayo, Run DMC, a night at the opera, Tax Dodger brunch and more
Time Out Bahrain staff
A night at the opera Fri 1 La Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Art is hosting an opera night from 8pm with soprano Anna Karadimitrova, clarinet player Preslav Petkov and pianist Stephanie Cheng. Tickets are BD20 for the concert or BD30 with dinner included. Call 1723 0123.
After brunch with The Tax Dodgers Fri 1, 15 and 29 Local classic blues and rock group The Tax Dodgers are performing at JJ’s Irish Restaurant’s after brunch party from 8pm onwards, followed a warm-up set by resident DJ Tripz from 6pm. Entrance is free. Call 3932 9083.
Cinco de Mayo Tue 5 Harvesters Bar & Terrace at Crowne Plaza Bahrain are celebrating this quintessential Mexican festival, a national day of pride for the country, with special beverage promotions and plenty of fun. Entrance is free and the party starts from 9pm. Call 1753 1122.
DMC is in town Wed 6-Fri 8 Hip hop legend DMC, a founding member of rap icons Run DMC, is in town thanks to Jam Up events. He’ll host a meet and greet with fans at Virgin Megastore on May 6 at 7pm, followed by a mini set and speech on May 7 at Amwaj Islands (tickets cost BD15). Finally, a concert takes place from 9pm at Wrangler in Juffair Grand Hotel supported by Bahraini hip hop artists DJ Outlaw and Flipperachi. Tickets for the gig are BD20. Email email@example.com or call 3965 8618.
Madness tribute Thu 7 One Step Behind, the UK’s longest surviving Madness tribute band, is performing live at Sherlock Holmes in The Gulf Hotel Bahrain for one night only. Tickets are BD7 net. Call 3375 1144.