Gig Special: Pure Desi @ Chi Bar 06-02-09

Check out the fun and music at the night of the Pure Desi gig at the popular Chi Bar nightclub on Newhall St, Birmingham, UK, on 6th February 2009.

Friday 6th February 2009 was the night of the Pure Desi gig at the popular Chi Bar nightclub on Newhall St, Birmingham, UK. Presented by 5 Rivers, Dollar and Paperchase Entertainment, the show featured many of today’s DJ acts.

With three dance floors available on the night at the club, the music was a massive mix of Bhangra, Hip Hop, RnB, Bassline, Basement and lots more dance floor pumping styles.

The atmosphere buzzed with a real good vibe amongst the crowd for a good night out. Drinks and a night of full-on dancing was what everyone was there for with people dressed-up and looking dapper on the night.

The music was loud and solid with all the acts playing their part to make sure people moved and grooved to their sets.

The sets included the following main acts:

  • Punjabi MC – who performed hits from his hit album ‘Indian Timing’ and world exclusive tracks.
  • Jus Ritz – performing tracks from his debut album ‘Jus the Beginning.’
  • OffLicence – who performed tracks from their debut album ‘Desilution.’
  • Inspekta S – who dropped tracks from his forthcoming album.

Other Dj’s featured on the night included:

  • Rax n Roly
  • DJ Cobra
  • Parm Panesar
  • Tony Chana
  • Desi Underground
  • Harj-Carisma
  • Dark K
  • JR Dread
  • DJ Jassi
  • Antix and Emmo
  • DJ Jamz
  • Raydeeyation Livid

Punjabi MC played world-exclusive tracks and his set gave the people desi tunes they loved dancing and moving to.

Performing tracks from his new and previous albums he had the crowd immersed in his sound.

Jus Ritz played tracks from his forthcoming album and had the girls and guys moving to his music.

The radio team were also in the house. Everyone enjoyed the rest of the acts and the different styles of music being played on different floors suiting different tastes of the predominant Desi crowd.

Desiblitz were at the gig and our photographer, Pedro Kwezi, was there to catch highlights of the night on camera.

The crowd were fantastic and posed and performed to show us what a great time they were having.

The vibe was so good that Pedro also joined them on the dance floor too!

Here is a gallery of the photos from the night. 

If you would like any of the photos, then please contact us by email at, stating which number pictures you would like, and we can give you details on how to obtain original copies without the watermark.

Look out for more DESIblitz Gig Specials. You never know we might be there at the next Desi gig with you!

Nazhat is an ambitious 'Desi' woman with interests in news and lifestyle. As a writer with a determined journalistic flair, she firmly believes in the motto "an investment in knowledge pays the best interest," by Benjamin Franklin.

Photography by Pedro Kwezi for

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