At long last, the UAE will not have to ‘make do’ with TOP 40 on repeat, as on October 23, DANCE 97.8 FM – the UAE’s first dedicated dance music radio station launches.
The focus is set to be on more music and less talk. (We hope this stays)
The first dance music station in the region, DANCE 97.8 FM will broadcast the best in dance music across various genres, with an emphasis on live music during evening and weekend shows, featuring globally recognised names such as David Guetta, Rodger Sanchez and Paul Van Dyk.
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Playing accessible dance-influenced music 24 hours a day, with live sets from international and local DJs – as well visiting international artists – listeners can tune into live DJ sets nightly from 8pm.
UAE EDM Radio station has been long-awaited with Channel 4 and Radio 1 coming close to replicating this, but with only special shows dedicated to Dance/EDM.
International DJs playing exclusively for DANCE 97.8 FM on UAE radio include: Solomon, Mark Night, Steve Lawler, Paul Van Dyk, David Guetta, Rodger Sanchez, Magdalena, Teenage Mutants, Stefano Noferini, John Monkman – with more major headliners to be announced.
Locally, Audio Tonic with MRMR is back with a weekly show every Thursday 10pm-12 midnight – alongside Jon Besant, and a selection of the UAE’s top DJs from leading nightlife venues. Key dance and music events in the region will be broadcast live on DANCE 97.8FM
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DANCE 97.8 FM’s weekly broadcast schedule is available on www.dancefm.ae and DANCE 97.8 FM’s Facebook page – with the station broadcasting live on 97.8FM and online via the DANCE 97.8 FM website www.dancefm.ae.