DJ Ricardo M




Bahraini-Portuguese DJ Ricardo M was born in the capital city Lisbon, Portugal and raised in The Kingdom of Bahrain and he’s no stranger to Bahrain’s gorgeous nitelife.
Driven by the desire to discover the world Ricardo was blessed by an early exposure to Europe’s & UK’s late 90’s electronic sounds which contributed to the awakening of his thirst for cutting edge music and influenced his artistic direction…

The intensity of his performance helped him build an impressive following on the island and it didn’t come as a surprise to any of his fans when he was crowned Bahrain’s number one DJ in the 2005 Heineken Thirst Contest. The rest is now history, Ricardo was flown to Dubai to perform and represent Kingdom of Bahrain @ Thirst Regional Final where he shared the stage alongside Sander Klieneberg & Tiesto In Concert…
In 2006 Ricardo won the Heineken Thirst Studio Gulf Heat held in Bahrain and was flown to Dubai to represent Kingdom of Bahrain for the 2nd time @ “Thirst Studio” Regional Finals, he was given a production course with S.A.E Institute Dubai and Studio Time with Groove Armada to remix their classic track called “ Superstylin “
Demand for Ricardo’s sweaty sets never faded as he continued to spread his Sessions across a multitude of the Best venues around the Island such as BJ’s, LIKWID, LEVEL (Stereo), CLUB7 (FLIRT), AQUA FUEGO, MIRAI Lounge, Al DAR Islands to name a few and has shared the Booth/Stage along with some of the best local & Intl DJ’s such as Mellow X, FawazO, Mr K, Dj Miled, Salime, UpTown, Baloo, DeeP Motions, Martina Kaiser, Dj Josh, Paul Van Dyk, Ferry Corsten, Fred Numf, Skank Sinatra, Rachael Starr, Paul Mendez, Sandy Rivera, David Vendetta & Micah and so on….
His sets also depend on venue, event & time slot but u can expect anything, to put it in his own words: “Just good Musik” Pushing musical boundaries is very much part of his outlook as a DeeJay and he’s not one to be pigeonholed into one style, he’s also able to play sets of Lounge, Deep House, Prog/Tech House with a dose of Tekno and is at ease playing in front of a crowd of 3000 or in intimate lounge atmosphere.

Today the name Ricardo M carries all the fine qualities that encompass the realms of accessibility, class, consistency, enthusiasm, experience, sensuality and most importantly sheer pleasure.
Many a dj, punter, promoter, music enthusiast or non-believer has been inspired or even downright intimidated by the finesse and ease at which Ricardo M applies his trade.
It is his unique and intuitive ability to select music that entices one to give their undivided attention to a true master at work. .

His gracefulness and a considerable technical evolution made him achieve a reputation which allows him to join the group of the best Dj’s around the World…

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Art Type:





DJ, Multi Genre


Chill Out, Deep House, House, Lounge Music, Progressive, Soulful, Tech House

Events Type:

Clubs & Pubs, Festival, Public Event

Awards and Recognition

Heineken Thirst 2005 - Bahrain/Dubai

Heineken Thirst 2006 - Bahrain/Dubai

DJ Ricardo M