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Celebrating the Very Best of the Region’s Nightlife Industry

About

The What’s On Nightlife Awards celebrate the very best of the region’s industry. From the DJs and promoters, to the bars and the clubs, and everyone in them, the awards recognise a nightlife industry that can hold its own alongside the best in the world.

Expect a VIP guest-list of nominees, industry professionals, sponsors and special guests in what’s sure to be a fun, action-packed and exciting evening.

October
7:30 pm till late
Over 21’s
Open to public

Categories

Public Voting is now closed

Best ladies’ night

Best party brunch

Best ladies' day

Best evening brunch

Nominees

Best DJ

Adam Cotier
Adam Graca
Adam J
Bachir Salloum
Dany Neville
DJ Bliss
Drew Moreland
Frederick Stone
Jixo & Danz
KayteK
Mar+Mer
Milko Moustache
Natalie Brogan
Paul Svenson
Scott Forshaw
Best local band/act

About Last Night Band
Adam Baluch
Aman Sheriff
As Per Casper
Bibi Luna
Boxtones
Carl and the Red Mafia
Clarita de Quiroz
Danny Aridi
Gari Deegan
Hollaphonic
Jamie Deyville
Jamie Wrecs
Jaye & Foe
Jindi
Omar Dean
Shaun Warner
Stephon Lamar
Svengali
Vandalye
Best International DJ Set

Black Coffee at BASE
Boris Brejcha at Code
Carl Cox at Soho Beach
Diplo at BASE
DJ EZ at Zero Gravity
Marco Carola at Soho Garden
Matin Solveig at Zero Gravity
Peggy Gou at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
Rudimental at Groove on the Grass
Solomun at Soho Beach
Best Festival

All Day I Dream at Soho Beach
Elrow at Soho Beach
Emirates Airline Jazz Festival
Groove on the Grass
LUVYA at Five Palm
On.DXB
Party in the Park
Redfest DXB
Sole DXB
Wake Up Call
Best Concert/Gig

The 1975 at Coca-Cola Arena
Kylie Minogue at Sevens
Westlife at Coca-Cola Arena
Passenger at Dubai Opera
Hacienda Classical at Dubai Opera
Mariah Carey at Burj Park
Craig David at Barasti
Eminem at Du Arena
Bruno Mars at Du Arena
Lewis Capaldi at Al Majaz Amphitheatre Sharjah
Red Hot Chilli Peppers at Du Forum
Robbie Williams at The Pointe
James Arthur at Zero Gravity
Ne-Yo at White Beach
Best Live Music Venue
(under 1,500 pax capacity)

Bagatelle
Cove Beach
Hard Rock Café
Iris
Lock, Stock and Barrel JBR
Lucky Voice
Moe’s on the 5th
Music Hall
Pizza Express Live JLT
Rotunda
The Baggot, McGettigans JLT
The Fridge at Alserkal
The Irish Village Garhoud
Treehouse
Best Pub/Sports Bar

Bidi Bondi
Bridgewater Tavern
Cargo
Dhow & Anchor
Dubliner’s
Fibber Mcgee’s
Garden on 8
Lock Stock and Barrel JBR
McGettigan’s JLT
Nezessausi Grill, Dubai Marina
Offside
Spike Bar
Stoke House
The 44
The Duck Hook
The Eloquent Elephant
The Hideout Dubai
The Irish Village Garhoud
The Lion by Nick and Scott
The Underground
Best Beach Club

Andreea’s
Azure Beach
Barasti
Beach by FIVE
Cove Beach
DRIFT Beach Dubai
La Piscina Palazzo Versace
Nikki Beach Dubai
Paradise Beach
Summersalt
Train Beach Club
Wet Deck
White Beach
Zero Gravity
Best Outdoor Bar

Barasti
Cielo
Flair 5
Folly by Nick and Scott
Grapeskin Courtyard
Iris
Jetty Lounge
LookUp Rooftop Bar
Luna Sky Bar
Mercury Lounge
Pure Sky Lounge
Siddharta Lounge
SoBe
Soho Garden
The Penthouse
Treehouse
View by Dusit
Best Newcomer: Nightclub

Code
HIVE
Mantis
Skorpeus
SKY2.0
Best Newcomer: Bar

A.E.R.
Amazonico
Americano
Antika
CÉ LA VI
Havana Social Club
Iris
Paru
Puerto 99
St. Trop
The Bungalow
Bar of the year

Barbary
Flair 5
Grapeskin
Lock Stock and Barrel JBR
Mercury Lounge
Mr Miyagi’s Media One
Nola
Seven Sisters
Siddharta Lounge
SoBe
Soho Garden
The Hideout Dubai
The London Project
The Penthouse
Treehouse
Wavehouse
Club of the year

1OAK
BASE
Billionaire Mansion
BOA
Drai’s Dubai
Industrial Avenue
The Hatch
Toy Room
White Dubai
Best Nightlife Venue - Abu Dhabi

ANNEX – Abu Dhabi EDITION
Buddha-Bar Beach, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Casa De Cuba, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Filini Garden, Radisson Hotel Yas Island
Iris, Yas island
McGettigan’s, Al Raha Beach Hotel
NRG Sports Café, Le Meridien Abu Dhabi Hotel
Ray’s Bar, Jumeirah at Etihad towers
Velocity, Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Public Voting

Voting is now closed

Partners

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Venue Partner
Beverage Partner
Audio Visual Partner
Vote Processing Partner
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Contact

For Editorial Enquiries

Elise Kerr


For Sponsorship & Tables Enquiries – Dubai

Violeta Popescu

Varsha Bhatia


For Sponsorship & Tables Enquiries –
Abu Dhabi

Taran Singh


For Event Enquiries

Stuart Norbury

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