6 big nights out in Dubai this weekend
Tory Lanez, Tinie Tempah, Saint Patrick… it’s all about the big names this weekend.
The weekend is here, and if you haven’t made plans yet, let us be of assistance. It is of course St Patrick’s weekend – you can click here for all the festivities taking place around the city – but if you’re looking for even more after-dark fun, read on…
Thursday: Adrian Eftimie at The Penthouse
Legendary Romanian DJ and producer Adrian Eftimie will be appearing at The Penthouse, the rooftop lounge at FIVE Palm Jumeirah, as part of their Skyline Thursdays. The award-winning DJ will be playing a variety of progressive and tech house.
The Penthouse, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, March 15. Tel: (052) 900 4868. More info on website
Friday: Tory Lanez at Drai’s Dubai
Canadian rapper Tory Lanez will finally take to the stage at Drai’s Dubai on Friday. The Grammy nominee was meant to open the day-to-night party spot last month, however, the gig was postponed. Doors open at noon, and the first 100 to enter will receive a free sunbed and cocktail.
Drai’s Dubai, Meydan, March 16. Entrance is Dhs100 before 2pm and Dhs200 after 2pm (includes one beverage). More info on website
Friday: Tinie Tempah at WHITE Dubai
A year after launching his famed Disturbing party concept in Dubai, English rapper Tinie Tempah is back, and he’s taking to the WHITE Dubai stage. Entry is free, and it’s open bar for ladies until 1am.
WHITE Dubai, Meydan, March 16. Free entry. More info on website
Friday: Fabolous at BASE Dubai
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous is bringing his brand of hip-hop to D3 superclub BASE Dubai this Friday. With hits like Into You, Soul Food, and She Wildin’, he’s guaranteed to have you up on the dance floor.
BASE Dubai, Dubai Design District, March 16. Tel: (055) 313 4999. More info on website
Friday: Candypants MEGA Brunch at Andreeas
Expect commercial hits, inflatable air guitars, and water guns spiked with drinks at this St Patrick’s-themed mega brunch. Afterwards, there’s free entry to XL for the after-party, where brunchers pile onto the dance floor with resident DJs spinning pop hits till late. You’ll also be able to catch DJ Sammy Porter taking over deck duty.
Habtoor Grand, Dubai Marina, March 16, brunch 1pm to 4pm, after-party from 4pm, house Dhs350, sparkling Dhs395. Tel: (050) 220 4638. More info on website
Friday: One Big Friday at Zero Gravity
Zero Gravity will see the return of their one-day beach festival on Friday, and this time around they’re bringing French DJ and Producer Kungs as the headline act. 21-year-old Kungs, real name Valentin Brunel, is most famed for his 2016 track This Girl, a collaboration with Cookin’ on 3 Burners.
Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina, March 16, 8am to 3am, free entry for girls all night, Dhs150 after 8pm for guys. Tel: (04) 399 0009. More info on website