Cliff Townley

From being an avid record collector and making tapes for school friends, Cliff Townley soon realised being a DJ was going to be his biggest hobby yet and one that would turn into a career he loves. He started playing in 1997, spending hours locked in his bedroom learning the lost art of beat matching on vinyl to UK Garage, and his first break came a year later on Pirate Radio in London on 'Supreme FM'. He later moved onto So Solid's Station Delight 103fm where he held the Friday Drivetime slot for close to three years under the name of DJ Wiseguy.

This led to playing at many club nights around the UK including Garage Nation, many Delight FM events, Guest spots on pirate radio and a guest spot on London's Choice FM. He was developing his skills, and not long after, was taking them abroad to Germany, Sweden, Aiya Napa, Faliraki and Malia to name a few.

In 2000, whilst all this was happening, Cliff was offered a work placement at the famous Media Records UK, with such labels as Nukleuz and BXR (both hard dance labels), and he also got into production working on Joy Kitikonti's Energize (Wizeguys Mix).

Working all day with house music, and playing radio and events with UK Garage, Hip Hop, and RnB, Cliff soon found a love in music that he still sticks by today. 'If it's got a groove, I'll play it!'

Making the move to Abu Dhabi in 2004, Cliff Townley is one of Abu Dhabi's longest serving DJ's. With a great passion for music, you can find Cliff playing and organising some of the Biggest parties in the UAE including BIG RNB, Ministry Of Sound, Hed Kandi, Defected, Space Ibiza, Strictly Rhythm, TwiceAsNice & Guilty Pleasures. Cliff has also played regularly in Dubai and has played Guest Spots at Sundance at the Atlantis and Barasti. He also co-hosted 'The Flow' on Dubai's channel 4fm

You will find him playing anything from RnB and Hip Hop, Afro beats to funky house, soul & funk and everything in between on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights at Rush Nightclub and every Friday after brunch at the Pool Bar at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers!

Cliff is also the General Manager of Rush Nightclub on Yas Island.

Previous Events //
  • Thu
    15 Nov
    Funk & Soul Thursdays @ Cho Gao Marina Walk

      Every Thursday From 21:00 to 01:00

  • Wed
    14 Nov
    GRAPE & CHEESY WEDNESDAYS @ Filini Garden

      Bringing the ultimate throwback party

  • Thu
    8 Nov
    Funk & Soul Thursdays @ Cho Gao Marina Walk

      Every Thursday From 21:00 to 01:00

  • Wed
    7 Nov
    Cho Gao - Marina Walk 1st Anniversary

      Cho Gao - Marina Walk 1st Anniversary

  • Thu
    25 Oct
    Funk & Soul Thursdays @ Cho Gao Marina Walk

      Every Thursday From 21:00 to 01:00

  • Thu
    18 Oct
    Funk & Soul Thursdays @ Cho Gao Marina Walk

      Every Thursday From 21:00 to 01:00

  • Thu
    11 Oct
    Funk & Soul Thursdays @ Cho Gao Marina Walk

      Every Thursday From 21:00 to 01:00

  • Thu
    4 Oct
    Funk & Soul Thursdays @ Cho Gao Marina Walk

      Every Thursday From 21:00 to 01:00

  • Fri
    28 Sep
    Funch Brunch @ Stars 'n' Bars

      The award winning Funch brunch is now at Stars N Bars, Yas Marina, Yas Island!

  • Thu
    27 Sep
    FUNK & SOUL THURSDAYS @ Cho Gao - Marina Walk

      Award-winning DJ Cliff Townley will spin the best music

  • Mon
    24 Sep
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Fri
    21 Sep
    Funch Brunch @ Stars 'n' Bars

      The award winning Funch brunch is now at Stars N Bars, Yas Marina, Yas Island!

  • Thu
    20 Sep
    FUNK & SOUL THURSDAYS @ Cho Gao - Marina Walk

      Award-winning DJ Cliff Townley will spin the best music

  • Mon
    17 Sep
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Fri
    14 Sep
    Funch Brunch @ Stars 'n' Bars

      The award winning Funch brunch is now at Stars N Bars, Yas Marina, Yas Island!

  • Thu
    13 Sep
    FUNK & SOUL THURSDAYS @ Cho Gao - Marina Walk

      Award-winning DJ Cliff Townley will spin the best music

  • Mon
    10 Sep
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Thu
    6 Sep
    FUNK & SOUL THURSDAYS @ Cho Gao - Marina Walk

      Award-winning DJ Cliff Townley will spin the best music

  • Fri
    31 Aug
    Funch Brunch @ Stars 'n' Bars

      The award winning Funch brunch is now at Stars N Bars, Yas Marina, Yas Island!

  • Mon
    27 Aug
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Fri
    24 Aug
    Funch Brunch @ Stars 'n' Bars

      The award winning Funch brunch is now at Stars N Bars, Yas Marina, Yas Island!

  • Mon
    20 Aug
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Mon
    13 Aug
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Thu
    2 Aug
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Mon
    30 Jul
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Thu
    26 Jul
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Mon
    23 Jul
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Mon
    16 Jul
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Mon
    9 Jul
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Thu
    28 Jun
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    21 Jun
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Mon
    11 Jun
    Bellissima Mondays @ Filini

      Filini’s Signature Ladies Night

  • Thu
    24 May
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    17 May
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    11 May
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    10 May
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    4 May
    Funch 90's ft Hiphop Karaoke @ STILLS

      FUNCH and Hip Hop Karaoke hits Abu Dhabi on Friday 4th May.

  • Thu
    3 May
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    27 Apr
    FUNCH Brunch South African Celebration Day

      We’re celebrating everything South African on Friday 27th April at STILLS.

  • Thu
    26 Apr
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    20 Apr
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    19 Apr
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    13 Apr
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    12 Apr
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    6 Apr
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    5 Apr
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    30 Mar
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    29 Mar
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    23 Mar
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Fri
    23 Mar
    FUNCH Brunch 80s Special @ STILLS

      Hold on to your perms, and grab your leg warmers.. We're like totally going back to the 80's!

  • Thu
    22 Mar
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    16 Mar
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Fri
    16 Mar
    Funch St Patricks Day 7+ hour brunch @ STILLS

      Everyone is Irish on St. Paddy's Day. Wear green and let loose at Funch brunch

  • Fri
    9 Mar
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Fri
    2 Mar
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Fri
    23 Feb
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    22 Feb
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    22 Feb
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    16 Feb
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    15 Feb
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    15 Feb
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    9 Feb
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    8 Feb
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    8 Feb
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    2 Feb
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    1 Feb
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    1 Feb
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    25 Jan
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    25 Jan
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    18 Jan
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    18 Jan
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    11 Jan
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    11 Jan
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    4 Jan
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    4 Jan
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    28 Dec
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    28 Dec
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    21 Dec
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    21 Dec
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    14 Dec
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    14 Dec
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    7 Dec
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    7 Dec
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    24 Nov
    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Themed FUNCH brunch

      AED 450 with soft beverages, AED600 with sparkling drinks.

  • Thu
    23 Nov
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    16 Nov
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Thu
    9 Nov
    Blu Sky Thursday Evening Frolic

      Due to popular demand Blu Sky brunch has been moved to Thursday evenings.

  • Fri
    3 Nov
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Fri
    27 Oct
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    26 Oct
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Fri
    20 Oct
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    19 Oct
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Fri
    13 Oct
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Thu
    12 Oct
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Fri
    6 Oct
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      It's no ordinary brunch!

  • Fri
    29 Sep
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    22 Sep
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    15 Sep
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    8 Sep
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    1 Sep
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Thu
    31 Aug
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    31 Aug
    Score with Blu Sky's Thursday Night Brunch!

      Tuck into the exciting a la carte menu with great food, generous portions and awesome vibes. This is where the weekend begins.

  • Thu
    24 Aug
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    17 Aug
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    10 Aug
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    10 Aug
    Score with Blu Sky's Thursday Night Brunch!

      Tuck into the exciting a la carte menu with great food, generous portions and awesome vibes. This is where the weekend begins.

  • Thu
    3 Aug
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    3 Aug
    Score with Blu Sky's Thursday Night Brunch!

      Tuck into the exciting a la carte menu with great food, generous portions and awesome vibes. This is where the weekend begins.

  • Thu
    27 Jul
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Thu
    27 Jul
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    27 Jul
    Score with Blu Sky's Thursday Night Brunch!

      Tuck into the exciting a la carte menu with great food, generous portions and awesome vibes. This is where the weekend begins.

  • Thu
    20 Jul
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Thu
    20 Jul
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    20 Jul
    Score with Blu Sky's Thursday Night Brunch!

      Tuck into the exciting a la carte menu with great food, generous portions and awesome vibes. This is where the weekend begins.

  • Thu
    13 Jul
    Score with Blu Sky's Thursday Night Brunch!

      Tuck into the exciting a la carte menu with great food, generous portions and awesome vibes. This is where the weekend begins.

  • Thu
    13 Jul
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Thu
    13 Jul
    Drop The Beats @ Blu Sky

      DJ Cliff Townley setting the weekend scene

  • Thu
    6 Jul
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Thu
    29 Jun
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    26 May
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    26 May
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    19 May
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    19 May
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    12 May
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    12 May
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    5 May
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    5 May
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    28 Apr
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    28 Apr
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    21 Apr
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    21 Apr
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    14 Apr
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    14 Apr
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    7 Apr
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    7 Apr
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    31 Mar
    FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

      FUNCH Brunch & Afterparty

  • Fri
    31 Mar
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    24 Mar
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Fri
    17 Mar
    Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

      Brunch after party ft DJ Cliff @ Pool Bar

  • Mon
    27 Feb
    Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

      Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

  • Mon
    20 Feb
    Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

      Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

  • Mon
    13 Feb
    Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

      Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

  • Mon
    6 Feb
    Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

      Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

  • Mon
    23 Jan
    Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

      Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

  • Mon
    16 Jan
    Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

      Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

  • Mon
    9 Jan
    Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

      Sugar Rush presents OLDS COOL @ Rush

  • Fri
    4 Nov
    FUNCH @ Abu Dhabi Golf Club

      FUNCH @ Abu Dhabi Golf Club