Stefan Malinowski


Previous Gigs

I have played all over the Middle East for most of the last twenty years and before that I played cruise ships and holiday camps.
Below is a list of my main residencies, obviously not including freelancing details, one-offs and corporate jobs.

[5] = 5 Piece Band.  (BL) = Band Leader.

2019 - 2020UpDown [2] (BL)Piano & VocalsUpstairs Downstairs [restaurant] Bahrain
2019Level Up [2]Bass & VocalsRodeo Bahrain [bar] Bahrain
2018 - 2019Trio Grande [3]Bass, Keys, Guitar & VocalsMaxx Lounge [bar] Bahrain
2018SoloGuitar & VocalsViewz Bar & Grill [bar] Abu Dhabi
2018Flipside [3]Bass & VocalsRed Hot & Chilli [bar] Dubai
2018PraXis Rose [4]Bass, Keys & VocalsRed Hot & Chilli [bar] Dubai
2018The Hounddogs [3]Bass & VocalsMcGettigans Madinat [bar] Dubai
2018SoloGuitar & VocalsYas Rotana [restaurant] Abu Dhabi
2016 - 2017Praxis [5]Bass, Keys & VocalsMaxx Music Bar [bar] Dubai
2016SoloGuitar & VocalsAl Qusr [restaurant] Dubai
2015 - 2016Ey-Up & Why-Aye [2]Guitar, Keys & VocalsNomad [restaurant] Dubai
2015Daytrippers [4]Bass & VocalsDouble Decker [bar] Dubai
2015Flipside [4]Bass & VocalsMcGettigans DWTC [bar] Dubai
2014 - 2015Flipside [3]Bass & VocalsRodeo Drive [bar] Dubai
2013 - 2015SoloGuitar & VocalsThe Stables [bar] Dubai
2013SoloGuitar & VocalsThe Docks [bar] Dubai
2012SoloGuitar & VocalsAloft [bar] Abu Dhabi
2012Eko [2] (BL)Guitar, Keys & VocalsThe Warehouse [bar] Abu Dhabi
2012Celestial [4] (BL)Guitar, Keys & VocalsDouble Decker [bar] Dubai
2011SoloGuitar & VocalsPotbelly [café] Dubai
2011The Kicks [3]Guitar, Keys & VocalsDouble Decker [bar] Dubai
2011Ad Hoc bands [4] (BL)Drums, Guitar, Keys & VocalsStars n Bars [bar] Abu Dhabi
2010 - 2011Superkatz [7]Guitar, Keys & VocalsRock Bottom [bar] Muscat
2007 - 2010Loose Cannon [5] (BL)Guitar, Keys & VocalsHeroes [bar] Abu Dhabi
2006 - 2007SoloGuitar, Keys & VocalsP.J. O'Reilly's [bar] Abu Dhabi
2006 - 2007SoloGuitar, Keys & VocalsThe Club [bar] Abu Dhabi
2006The International Playboys [5] (BL)Keys & VocalsMWR [U.S. Navy Base] Bahrain
2006Storm [5]Guitar, Keys & VocalsThe Lodge [bar] Dubai
2006Storm [5]Guitar, Keys & VocalsThe Pride of York [ship] UK
2006Graffiti Park [5]Keys, Drums & VocalsMWR [U.S. Navy Base] Bahrain
2005Graffiti Park [6]Keys, Drums & VocalsClub One [bar] Bahrain
2005SoloGuitar & VocalsFiddler's Green [bar] Bahrain
2005SoloPiano & VocalsUpstairs Downstairs [restaurant] Bahrain
2004SoloGuitar & VocalsThe Irish Village [bar] Dubai
2002 - 2004The International Playboys [6]Keys & VocalsRock Bottom [bar] Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Bahrain
2001Solo + in-house showsGuitar, Piano & VocalsLa Réserve [holiday park] France
2000 - 2001Lexx [4]Keys, Drums & VocalsDiggers [bar] Bahrain
2000SoloGuitar, Piano & VocalsLa Réserve [holiday park] France
1999Sonic Avengers [5]Keys & VocalsThe Warbler [bar] Bahrain
1998Legal Racket [5]Keys & VocalsJules Bar [bar] Dubai
1997 - 1998Legal Racket [5]Keys & VocalsPubs & Clubs [touring] UK
1996House band [8]DrumsThe Pride of Bilbao [ship] UK and Spain
1996House band [3]Drums & VocalsHaven Reighton Sands [holiday park] UK
1995House band [2]Drums & VocalsSea Goddess I [ship] Mediterranean and Caribbean
1995House band [3]Drums & VocalsHaven Reighton Sands [holiday park] UK
1994House band [2]DrumsThe Neptune Theatre [theatre] Liverpool
1993House band [2]Drums & VocalsHaven Barmston Beach [holiday park] UK

Infrequent but prestigious venues also include:
Meydan, Nad Al Sheba [Race Track], Abu Dhabi Marina [F1 Track], Emirates Palace [Palace], Dubai Grand Hyatt [hotel].