What's On August 1

The week ahead




The House of Chill

Relaxed DJ Nights at Surfside, Sliema from 20:00. Free entrance.


G7 Fridays Gianpula

Regular summer clubbing nights at Gianpula Main Room and Groove Gardens, limits of Rabat. Bursting with a mix of summer classics as well as the new upfront club smashes. Tickets from www.g7events.com/tickets/g7fridays/. Infoline: 79767630

August 4

Flourescent Fight Club

A night of indie/disco at Chequers, Paceville. Featuring DJs StiVastheque, The Wizard and BoyKillsGirl. Free entrance.

August 21


Indie night at Sliema Wanderers FC (few doors up from Zara), Sliema. Featuring DJs Miss Sue, Leash, Summer and Sandro. Doors open at 22:30. Entrance free for those dressed in blue; €2 for the rest.

August 27

Chick a Boom – 70s

A night of 70s tunes in aid of Salesian Pastoral Youth Service at Fra Ben, Qawra. Featuring a live performance from Mikaela and a DJ set from Bob. Dress code is 70s. Entrance is at €6. Doors open at 18:00. For bookings call Bianca on 99212216.



The Areola Treat at Beer Fest

The band will be playing live at the The Farsons Great Beer Festival, Ta Qali at 21:00.

August 6

Totally Tarantino

Live music from some of the most popular songs from Quentin Tarantino’s films (Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Reservoir Dogs) by local musicians from various bands at  The Greek Theatre, Targa Gap, Mosta. Musicians include: Justin Galea (vocals), Joanne Scolaro (vocals), Kevin (Lega) Vella (guitar), Owen Galea (guitar), Jonathan Galea (bass), Matthew Abela (bass), Mark Attard (keyboards), Andre Schembri (keyboards), Reuben Navarro (drums), Fabrizio Giorgio (drums), Ryan Buttigieg (Percussion). Doors open at 20:00. Tickets are at €5, bookings: www.jobaevents.com or call 79996292

August 7

Faithless live in concert

The popular UK electronica act will be playing at Gianpula Fields from 20:00, courtesy of Knockout Events. Tickets are at €35, with VIP tickets at €50 and VVIPs at €100. Contact: [email protected]

August 11

Carrie Haber and Julia Johnson

Local singer-songwriter Carrie will be performing with UK musician Julie Johnson on the Hera 2 boat, boarding from opposite the Nazzarenu Church in Tigné, Sliema at 19:00. Entrance is at €14 and includes food. More information: 99828922 or email [email protected]

August 13

Sick Of Ants

A night of indie music at Lo Squero, Floriana Waterfront, featuring live performances from Vinnie Vintage and The Sylvan and Aaron Massacre and DJ sets from Bob, Daniele, Tracey and Laavemuax. Doors open at 21:00; entrace is at €6.


Until August 7

Portraits in Jazz

Exhibition of themed paintings and photographs in conjunction with The Malta Jazz Festival at Artitude Gallery, 17, Tigne Street, Sliema. Including work by Jeni Caruana, Ebba Von Fersen Balzan, Olaug Vethal, Patrick Fenech, Joseph Smith, Darrin Zammit Lupi and Pierre Stafrace. Opening hours are Monday to Friday at 10:00 to 13:00, 16:00 -19:00; Saturdays from 10:00 to 13:00.

August 19 – October 3

Spartacus Chetwynd and Jess Flood-Paddock

A series of screenings, talks, performances, workshops and collaborations by artists Spartacus Chetwynd and Jess Flood-Paddock at the Malta Contemporary Art, St James Cavalier, Valletta focusing on a cultural journey of discovery, recreation and collaboration resulting in an open ended presentation based on their research. More information: www.maltacontemporartart.com



August 6 – 8

Kinemastik Short Film Festival

The sixth edition of the Kinemastik Short Film Festival will take place at the Herbert Ganado Gardens, Floriana from 16:30 and will feature screenings, performances, workshops and a mid fest party. For a full programme and more information log on to www.kinemastik.org