6 nightclubs to catch a top DJ or artist at this weekend
Some huge artists are in town this weekend, and we know where to find them…
Whatever you’re looking for this weekend, Dubai is in the mood to party – and it’s bringing some huge artists to really raise the roof. Whether it’s house and techno DJs at Zero Gravity and Q43 to pop stars at Mahiki and White, it’s going to be a big one.
Here are six nightclubs to catch a star at this weekend.
The New-York-loft-styleQ43, turns four this Thursday February 8, and and international guest DJ’s, Prok + Fitch, are hosting their birthday bash. The ever-popular Media City venue invites guests to join Beatport’s highest selling artists for a lively night of tech house.
Q43, Media One Hotel, Media City, 8pm to 3am, Thursday February 8, free entry. Tel: (04) 443 5403. More info on website
This Polynesian Tiki bar has hosted a flurry of celebrities recently including former X Factor winner James Arthur, and One Direction alumni Niall Horan. This week, they’re set to welcome another X Factor star, and one quarter of girl group Little Mix, Leigh Ann Pinnock. There’s complimentary cocktails for the ladies until midnight.
Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah, 7pm to 3am, free entry, door policy applies. Tel:(055) 2160 181. More info on website
Thursday, Friday and Saturday: White
It’s a huge weekend at White Dubai. On Thursday, fresh from his performance at Red Fest, the super club is hosting US rapper Russ, known for tracks What They Want and Losin Control. Then on Friday, the venue is hosting Popstar Kesha and American singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha for the official Red Fest after-party. Ladies enjoy free drinks until 1am. They’re finishing the week with their URBN ladies night on Saturday with Tory Lanez, who’s performing the night before at new opening, Drai’s.
WHITE Dubai, Meydan, Thurs, Fri and Sat, 11pm to 3am. Tel: (050) 443 0933. More info on Facebook.
Friday: Zero Gravity
The ever-popular Zero Gravity has taken its famed Saturday brunch offering across to it’s Friday event, Ritual. This week, they’re bringing German DJ and producer Ninetoes poolside. He’s done a series of releases and remixes on some of the worlds’ best labels like Saved, Mobilee, Play It Down, Atlantic Jaxx, This & That, Toolroom, Stereo Productions, Snatch, Suara, Noir, and Roush.
Zero Gravity, Sky Dive Dubai, Dubai Marina, 1pm to 5pm, Friday January 19, Dhs295 ladies, Dhs315 gents Tel: (04) 399 0009. More info on website
Base, the open-air super club that landed in Dubai Design District last April has been bringing international acts to Dubai most weekends, and this weekend is no exception. On Friday, they’re set to welcome Grammy Award-winning Jamaican international superstar Sean Paul.
Dubai Design District, Friday, 10pm to 3am. Tel: (055) 313 4999. More info on website
Drai’s DXB, the famous Las Vegas export, opens today with a massive day-to-night party. Canadian rapper and Grammy nominee Tory Lanez will take to the stage to officially open the new hotspot, which has space for 2000 partygoers. Yep, it’s going to be a big night.
Drai’s DXB, Soho Garden, Meydan, Fri, doors open from 1pm. Tel: (052) 388 8857. More info on website.