9 big nights out in Dubai you need to know about this week
A fashion-focused ladies’ night and Wiz Khalifa and Giggs will perform…
The Dubai clubbing scene is thriving right now, with big names coming to town every weekend, it’s hard to keep up. This weekend will see Playa Nomade host a BPM party, Young M.A will perform at a ladies’ night and Jamie Jones will take the decks at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE.
Here are nine big nights out to check out this weekend.
Wednesday: Soho Social ladies’ night
Soho Garden’s Wednesday ladies’ night is offering the first 50 ladies a complimentary goodie bag from popular fashion retail brand Missguided this week. The night offers complimentary wine for ladies and smooth urban sounds all night long.
Soho Garden, Meydan, Dubai, 8pm to midnight, Wednesday April 3. Tel: (052) 433 3375. sohobeachdxb.com
Wednesday: Young M.A at Drai’s
26-year-old MC, Young M.A, is performing at Drai’s for their postponed ladies’ night, Taste, this week. Best known for his catchy hit Oouu, the pint-sized rapper will take to the stage while ladies can enjoy complimentary food and drinks from 10pm.
Drai’s DXB, Soho Garden, Meydan, 10pm to late, Wednesday April 3, free food and drinks for ladies. Tel: (052) 388 8857. draisdxb.com
Wednesday: Indie DIFC
The One Where Indie Turns Three is the Friends-themed birthday bash being hosted by Indie DIFC on April 3. The restaurant and lounge will be bringing the party vibes with DJ to create a night to remember. The party starts from 8pm, so book your space in advance so you don’t miss any of the celebrations.
Indie DIFC, Podium Level, Gate Village 05, Dubai, 8pm to 2am, Wednesday April 3. Tel: (055) 455 6106. indiedifc.com
Thursday: Felix Jaehn at Penthouse
Felix Jaehn rose to fame when he remixed OMI’s Cheerleader into the version we know and love today. He then went on to produce incredible tracks such as Ain’t Nobody, Feel Good and All The Lies. He will be taking the stage at Penthouse’s Skyline Thursdays, which now offers an evening brunch for Dhs149 for women and Dhs249 for gents.
The Penthouse, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah, 9pm to 3am, Thursday April 5. Tel: (052) 900 4868. fivehotelsandresorts.com
Thursday: Wiz Khalifa at White
American rapper Wiz Khalifa is set to headline at Medyan super clubs White and Drai’s this weekend. The Roll Up hitmaker will first headline at White Dubai on Thursday April 4, followed by a huge gig at neighbouring super club Drai’s on Friday April 5. Although he’s been releasing music since 2006, Wiz Khalifa garnered more mainstream attention with the release of Black and Yellow in 2010.
Wiz Khalifa at White Dubai, Meydan, 11pm to 4am, Thursday April 4. Tel: (050) 443 0933. whitedubai.com
Friday: Giggs at Base
London based rap star, Giggs, will be performing at Base Dubai on Friday April 5. The hip-hop sensation has gone from strength-to-strength since he debuted in 2008, leading him to work with the likes of Ed Sheeran, Drake and Anthony Hamilton. Fresh off the back of releasing his latest album Big Bad, Giggs is heading to Dubai to take the stage at superclub Base.
Giggs at Base Dubai, Dubai Design District, 10pm to 4am, Friday April 5. Tel: (055) 313 4999, first 100 ladies free, Dhs100 after, Dhs150 men. basedubai.com
Friday: Jamie Jones at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
Ibiza icon, Jamie Jones, is bringing his Paradise party to Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE this weekend. Inspired by New York’s Paradise Garage parties, the event which originated in Ibiza’s DC10 club has made its way around the world, giving party-goers a 360 experience. Expect two stages of music with vibrant lights, décor and visuals, as well as dancers, performers and installations until late. Free entry until 1pm, or purchase tickets from platinumlist.net.
Paradise with Jamie Jones, Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Resort, Ghantoot Marina, Abu Dhabi, 11am to late, Friday April 5. Tel: (056) 113 3400. Facebook.com/BMIUAE
Friday: BPM Festival at Playa Nomade
Hailing from Portugal, BPM festival is a four-day day to night party with some of the biggest names in electronic music taking the decks. This weekend will see the festival reignite its flame for one night only at Dubai’s Playa Nomade. Daytime DJs will include Dennis Ferrer, Shaun Reeves and Ryan Crosson while nightfall will kick off with a back to back session from Stacey Pullen and Neverdogs.
BMP Festival, Playa Nomade, Rixos the Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, 1pm to midnight, free before 3pm. Tel: (054) 449 6464. facebook.com/playanomadedubai
Friday: Ahmed Romel at Stereo Arcade
Trance DXB presents Ahmed Romel fresh from his sets at Tomorrowland and Luminosity festival last year. Bringing you the very best in trance music, the night promises to be one that will have you on the dancefloor from start to finish.
Trance DXB presents Ahmed Romel, Stereo Arcade, Doubletree by Hilton, The Walk, JBR, Dubai, 9.30pm to 3am, Friday April 5. Tel: (052) 618 2424. stereoarcade.com