5 awesome parties in Dubai this week
Put your hands up for Dubai as international DJ and chart-topping star Fedde Le Grande headlines a fantastic bill at Nasimi Beach. The Dutch producer will be supported by Blonde, 99 Souls, Tough Love and Karen Harding in what promises to be one of the biggest parties of the season – and we’re only a few weeks in.
When: 7pm-2am, Friday, October 13
Where: Nasimi Beach, Atlantis Hotel, The Palm
Contact: +971 55 200 4321, website
On N On
A relatively new Saturday pool party at the Intercontinental at Dubai Marina is hitting its stride and expanding on the resident DJ offering with a selection of one-off sets from international disc spinners being lined-up. It’s free entry for ladies and AED200 for men folk. Sunbeds can be reserved for AED150, too.
When: 2pm-8pm, Saturday, October 14
Where: Intercontinental Dubai Marina
Price: Free entry for ladies and AED200 for men
Contact: +971 56 216 6230, website
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE presents Rumors
Technically, it’s house music maverick Guy Gerber’s Rumors, but we’re not here to get bogged down in semantics. He’s in town to headline a hedonistic night of music where attendees are encouraged to come in a costume. Acid Mondays and Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE’s resident DJs are also on the bill.
When: 1pm-11pm, Friday, October 13
Where: Al Jazira Golden Tulip Hotel
Contact: +971 56 113 3400, website
That 80s Party
The soundtrack to Thursday nights at Pure Sky Lounge are going way back to the era of blinding neon and gigantic hairstyles as a new 80s night launches. Expect DJ Anderson Lima’s set list to include an eclectic mix of decade defining bangers from anyone including Michael Jackson, Madonna and Culture Club. And who doesn’t like a bit of “Karma Chameleon”?
When: 9.30pm-2am, Thursday, October 12
Where: Pure Sky Lounge, Hilton Hotel JBR
Contact: +971 4 374 7888, website
Analog Room Presents Roman Flügel
Roman Flügel, the German DJ who makes spinning tunes a work of art, is set to make his Dubai debut at the Analog Room. Flügel has been a big player on the electro-dance scene since the 90s and glides through sets that include house, techno and even some straight leftfield beats. Resident DJ Shemroon will warm up the crowds before his grand entrance.
When: 10pm-3am, Thursday, October 12
Where: Industrial Avenue, Westin Hotel
Contact: +971 50 883 3172, website