Blond:ish, Art Department and MC Fioti will all 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 The Hatch make its comeback with Deep Like’s Hoolz, Code is hosting legendary DJ Art Department and you never know what might happen at Barasti…

Here are eight parties to check out this weekend.

Thursday: Deep Like at The Hatch

After a stellar start in 2018, The Hatch is back for summer with a new line-up and some epic, must-attend events for house music fans. Known for bringing house and techno DJs from around the world to Port Rashid’s simple shores, The Hatch has returned with a new line up of musical elite. Thursday June 27 will see Deep Like’s Hoolz take the decks alongside Superlounge. Tickets are Dhs100 and must be pre-booked in advance online.

The Hatch, QE2, Port Mina Rashid, various Thursday and Fridays, 9pm to 3am, from Dhs50. Tel: (050) 375 9715.

Thursday: BOA

This weekend the recently renovated super club BOA will see Brazilian funk carioca artist, MC Fioti, make his Dubai debut with his catchy tune Bum Bum Tam Tam. The blue-haired star will be at BOA on Thursday June 27 and Saturday June 29.

BOA, V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton, Al Habtoor City, Thursday to Sunday, 8pm to 3am. Tel: (056) 501 2039.

Thursday: Barasti

Get ready for anything as Barasti’s House of Whatever has a series of surprises in store for its party people. You never know what might happen, a special guest might turn up, a foam party could kick into action, or you could just win big prizes… you have to be there to find out.

Barasti, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina, Thursdays and Saturdays, 11am to 11pm, free. Tel: (04) 399 3333.

Thursday: The Penthouse

Skyline Thursdays presents a night of deep house and techno at The Penthouse on Thursday June 27. The German DJ has a long line-up of parties this summer including Elrow, Ibiza and even Tomorrowland, but first she’ll be in Dubai playing at FIVE Palm Jumeirah.

The Penthouse, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Thursday June 27, 9pm to 3am. Tel: (052) 900 4868.

Friday: Nikki Beach

The time has come for us to say farewell to one of our favourite beach clubs… but only for two months. Nikki Beach Dubai will be closed for July and August due to scorching temperatures but before they go, they’re hosting a final bash to end the season in style. Cool in the Pool will be a throwback to winter (well maybe not Dubai winter) with real snow machines, frosty drinks and chilly activities. We bet you haven’t seen snow in June here before…

Nikki Beach Dubai, Pearl Jumeirah, Friday June 28, 11am to 8pm, from Dhs250. Tel: (04) 376 6162.

Friday: Code

Brand new nightclub Code is back for its second week with world-class deep tech/house DJ, Art Department. As a regular for Boiler Room, Elrow, Fabric, and more this electronic DJ is bound to bring you all of his best loved mixes from the past decade.

Code, Soho Garden, Meydan, Friday June 28, 11pm to 3am, free. Tel: (052) 388 8849.

Friday: Playa Nomade

Blond:ish is a DJ best known for remixing Maya Jane Coles and Black Coffee. Since originally forming as a duo in 2008, Blond:ish has since become a solo act in the form of Vivie-ann Bakos. She will be DJing at Playa Nomade’s Friday night party in their fully air-conditioned venue.

Playa Nomade, Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Friday June 28, 7pm to 1.30am, Dhs100. Tel: (054) 449 6464.

Friday: Industrial Avenue

Ministry of Sound regular, Mark Radford will be coming to Dubai this weekend to DJ at Industrial Avenue. On Friday June 28, The Audio Rehab artist will be joined by Industrial Avenue’s resident Adam Cotier to bring you hours of deep and tech sounds.

Industrial Avenue, Westin Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh, Dubai Marina, Friday June 28, 10pm to 3am. Tel: (052) 293 5907.

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