Parson James performs live, Nomad returns to El Chiringuito and a stellar local line up is at Plus Minus…

It’s time to kick off the new year and we’ve rounded up the top nights to be seen at for the first weekend of 2018.

Breakthrough solo singer Parson James performs live at White, Nomad returns to the sands of El Chiringuito, and there’s a massive local line up of techno DJs at Plus Minus’ first session of the year.

Here are three big nights out in Dubai this weekend…

Thursday: Parson James at White Dubai

Catch up-and-coming artist Parson James perform live at White this Thursday for their weekly #Bizaaar night. The singer-songwriter is the vocalist on the track Stole the Show featuring Kygo, as well as his own recent release, Only You.

White Dubai, Meydan, 11pm to 3am, Thursday January 4, door policy applies. Tel: (050) 443 0933. More info on Facebook

Friday: NOMAD x Shonky x Djebali at El Chiringuito

After their epic Mayan Warrior event at New Year’s, El Chiringuito is back with its first edition of its weekly day-to-night party, Nomad. Their first ceremony of the year will be served with beats from Shonky and DJ Ebali.

Rixos, The Palm Jumeirah, Friday, 10am to 3am, day rates apply. Tel: (054) 449 6464. More info on Facebook

Friday: Plus Minus at Bridgewater DXB

Kicking off the new year with a techno bang, Plus Minus are bringing together some of the regions biggest local stars. Mo ezabyy, Dante, Tifa, Salah and Meki all take to deck duty across the Bridgewater club and recently opened terrace. The club is open from 11pm.

Bridgewater DXB, JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay 6pm to 3am, free before 9pm, Dhs100 9pm to 12am, Dhs150 after 12am. Tel: 056 921 8484. More info on Facebook

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