These are the best Dubai parties to check out this weekend
Glitterbox is back and Rick Ross and Wiz Khalifa are returning…
The new season has officially kicked off and we couldn’t be happier. There’s a lot of big nights happening this weekend whether you’re a fan of R&B, hip-hop, house or techno, you’re bound to find a fun place to party at.
Here are nine parties to check out this weekend.
Thursday: Agents of Time (Live) at Soho Garden
Agents Of Time, consisting of Andrea Di Ceglie, Fedele Ladisa and Luigi Tutolo, are a live music and DJ group. Fans can expect a improvisational live set with influences from house, techno and acid genres. The trio each play their own piece while facing each other around a table, working in synergy to create a unique sound.
Soho Garden, Meydan, Thursday October 17, 8pm to 3am. Tel: (052) 388 8849. sohogardendxb.com
Thursday: Wiz Khalifa at White
Thursday, October 17 will see Wiz Khalifa take to the stage at White Dubai as part of their brand new UNDRGROUND night, which is inspired by London’s streets and music influences. It’s not the rappers first appearance at the club, having frequented it as both a guest and a performer numerous times previously. He even filmed part of his Laugh Now, Fly Later music video there. Thursday night just so happens to be ladies’ night, with free entry for the girls and complimentary drinks until 12am. Guys can buy their tickets on the door for Dhs300.
Wiz Khalifa, White Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, Thursday October 17, 10pm to 4am, free for ladies, Dhs300 for guys. whitedubai.com
Thursday: Black Coffee at BASE
Superstar South African DJ Black Coffee is performing at Base on Thursday October 17. Black Coffee’s career began in the early 2000s, however it’s over the last three years that the award-winning DJ has risen to such meteoric fame. He has produced with Drake, Diddy, Usher and Akon, but most recently dropped single ‘Drive’ alongside David Guetta. Entry is free for ladies while guys will pay Dhs200.
BASE Dubai, Dubai Design District, 10pm to 4am, Thursday, September 19 and Friday September 20. Tel: (055) 313 4999. basedubai.com
Thursday: Adrian Eftimie at The Penthouse
Skyline Thursdays presents nto one but two huge house DJs this Thursday, enjoy a smooth house set from Elrow DJ Toni Varga bringing a night of bangers including his hit Wrong Way. The second headline act is Spanish DJ Tini Gessler who will up the ante with a set list of deep house and techno.
The Penthouse, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Thursdays, 9pm to 3am. Tel: (052) 900 4868. fivehotelsandresorts.com
Friday: Rick Ross at BASE
Rick Ross will be raising the non-existent roof at Base Dubai on Friday October 18. Another one for the ladies, there’ll be free entry and complimentary drinks from when the doors open at 11pm until 1am. The party will keep going until 4am so get your dancing shoes ready…
Base Dubai, Dubai Design District, 11pm to 4am, Friday, October 18. Tel: (055) 313 4999. basedubai.com
Friday: Joey Negro at Soho Garden
On Friday October 18, legendary Ibiza night Glitterbox will return to Meydan nightlife destination, Soho Garden. This time Joey Negro will headline the event, with Glitterbox regulars Horse Meat Disco and Melvo Baptiste on the line up. Best known for his hit tune Make A Move On Me, Joey Negro, who’s real name is Dave Lee, is a British DJ who has been making music for the past three decades.
Glitterbox at Soho Garden, Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Friday October 18. sohogardendxb.com
Friday: Richie Hawtin at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
This Friday October 18, Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE will host legendary DJ Richie Hawtin to its world-renowned beach club. Spend the day and enjoy a pop-up brunch from 1pm to 4pm, priced at Dhs350 per person. Then get ready to dance as the ‘maestro of techno’ takes you through until late.
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotels, Ghantoot, Friday October 18, 1pm to 11pm, free before 4pm, Dhs115 via Platinumlist.net or Dhs140 on the door. Tel: (056) 113 3400. bluemarlinibiza-uae.com
Friday: Wiz Khalifa at Drai’s
Wiz Khalifa will also perform on the infamous catwalk stage at Drai’s on Friday October 18 so if you couldn’t make it to White the night before, then make sure you get to neighbouring super club, Drai’s. Drai’s are also doing a ladies’ night deal, with complimentary entry and drinks for the girls until 1am. For gents it’ll be Dhs200 for entry and that includes two drinks. You can buy early bird tickets now at Virgin Megastore.
Drais’ Dubai, Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Dubai, Friday October 18, 10pm to 4am, free for ladies, Dhs200 for guys. Tel: (052) 388 8857. draisdxb
Friday: Defected at Code
Huge British dance record label Defected is making its Dubai debut at Code DXB, in Soho Garden. The line-up includes Riva Starr, Josh Butler and Mat.Joe, so you can expect a big night with even bigger tunes.
Code, Soho Garden, Meydan, Friday October 18, 11pm to 3am. Tel: (052) 388 8849. sohogardendxb.com