Drum’n’bass, garage, house, techno R&B and 80s cheese. There’s truly something for everyone this week…
We’re gearing up for another massive week of partying in Dubai, and whatever it is you’re after, we’ve found it.
From Drum’n’bass band Rudimental headlining at Zero Gravity, to a massive new garage night at Atlantis, and a new weekly night that’s all about 80s cheese to finish off the weekend at XL, get planning your nights out with our guide.
Here are six big nights out in Dubai this week.
Thursday: Headline at Atlantis with Tim Westwood
A brand new urban and garage night is launching this week at Atlantis’ N’dulge. Brought to you by No.1 Events, expect three rooms of different music styles, with a different artist taking over each. You’ll find iconic British DJ Tim Westwood headlining alongside Oxide & Neutrino, of So Solid Crew fame and all 3 members Heartless Crew taking over the Garage terrace.
N’dulge, Atlantis the Palm, Palm Jumeirah, 10pm to 3am, Thursday March 1, Dhs100. platinumlist.net
Thursday: Decibel at ON42
One for all the techno lovers, Decibel is back for a new season at ON42 and this time around it’s the turn of x techno DJ and producer Emmanuel to take up deck duty. His contemporary underground sound has seen him garner airplay alongside the likes of Sven Vath and Carl Cox.
Thursday: Sam Feldt at The Penthouse
The venue with arguably the most Instagrammable view in Dubai, The Penthouse, has launched its ‘Skyline’ Thursday nights to kick start the weekend. Last week, the new hotspot on The Palm welcomed Camelphat, the DJ duo behind one of 2017’s catchiest hits, ‘Cola’. This Thursday, the venue welcomes Dutch DJ and deep house producer, Sam Feldt.
The Penthouse, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Thursday March 1 10pm to 2am. Tel: (052) 900 4868. Facebook.com/ThePenthouseDubai
Friday: Trey Songz at Drai’s Dubai
Las Vegas export is set to welcome Trey Songz to the stage this Friday March 2. The American singer, songwriter and rapper has sold more than 14 million records worldwide, and saw five of his seven studio albums make it into the Billboard top 5 since he first began releasing music in 2005. Songz is most famed for his singles ‘Na Na’ and ‘Simply Amazing’ as well as his 2010 collaboration with Nikki Minaj, ‘Bottoms Up’.
Drai’s DXB, Meydan, Soho Garden, Dubai, 12pm to 12am, Friday March 2. Tel: (052) 388 8857. draisdxb.com
Friday: K-Klass at La Cala
La Cala has started bringing some pretty impressive house and underground DJ’s to the shores of Ghantoot since it kicked off it’s new weekly house music brunch, The House That Love Built. This week, K–Klass, the famed electronic music group responsible for some of the biggest house tracks of the last few decades, will be doing a live PA and DJ set as the sun sets. Tickets start from Dhs80, with brunch options available from Dhs249 for a three hour package.
La Cala, Ghantoot Marina and Resort, 12pm to 4am, Friday March 2. Tel: (052) 982 1134. Facebook.com/LaCalaBeach
Saturday: Flashback Saturdays at XL
For lovers of cheesy hits, there’s a new Saturday night launching at XL Dubai called ‘Flashback Saturday’s to party your way into the new week. Expect sing-along classics from the 80s and 90s, prizes for best 80s-themed fancy dress costumes and live entertainment. It’s Dhs50 on the door.
XL, Habtoor Grand, Dubai Marina, 9pm to 3am, Saturdays, Dhs50. Tel: (050) 744 6141. Facebook.com/XLDubaiFlashback