4 great parties in Dubai this week
Gotha Presents Steve Aoki
Superstar DJ Steve Aoki is set make his presence felt at Gotha this week. The Grammy nominated and Guinness World Record ((Longest Crowd Cheer and Most Traveled Musician in One Year) holding spinner is one of the most in-demand artists around, so we’re lucky that he’s here at all. Entry is free until 12am and then AED150 for men after. Ladies can enjoy the delights of a complimentary bar between 11pm and 1am, too.
When: 11pm-3am, Thursday, May 10
Where: Radisson Blu Dubai Waterfront
Contact: +971 55 1934 934, website
Zero Gravity is in for a treat this weekend as trance and house specialist, Mark Schulz drops by for an epic set. As well as hosting the Global DJ Broadcast radio show, he’s also known for lighting up the dancefloors with an eclectic mix of progressive beats that are sure to keep the party bouncing all night long.
When: Thursday, May 10, 8pm-3am
Where: Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina, Skydive Dubai Drop Zone
Contact: +971 4 399 0009, website
Dixon and Vaal at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
It’s the closing weekend of the party spot and the venue plans to go out with a bang. UK DJ Vaal will be pumping out her emotive sounds through the deep macabre tunes that she’s gained fame for. Then it’s the turn of German artist Dixon who has been an underground legends since the early 90s. He’s quietly built a solid reputation for evocative tunes that has propelled him to the top of the Resident Advisor’s Top DJ poll for four years running.
When: Friday, May 11, 1pm-11pm
Where: Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Ghantoot
Contact: +971 56 113 3400, website
The Mansion featuring Timati
One of Russia’s most successful hip-hop artists is coming to town. Timati has had hits all over the world and collaborated with the industry heavyweights such as P. Diddy and Snoop Dogg, so you know he’s got the right pedigree to light up a show. Expect to hear his biggest hit “Welcome to St. Tropez” amongst an eclectic set of head-bobbing beats. Support will be provided by DJs Skinny Loop, Mr Shef Codes and Kaboo.
When: 8pm-3am, Thursday, May 10
Where: Billionaire Mansion
Contact: 800 7493, website
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