5 awesome parties in Dubai this week
DJ Nasty at BASE Dubai
Hip-hop producer and long-time music scene collaborator, DJ Nasty is playing a unique set this weekend. The US star is part of a duo with his brother, LVM, but this solo performance will no doubt feature the tracks that the pair worked on with the likes of DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and Ludacris. It’s bound to be an eclectic mix of banging tunes.
When: 10pm-4am, Friday, January 19
Where: BASE Dubai, d3
Contact: +971 55 313 4999, website
Darius Syrossian and Sabb at Blue Marlin Ibiza
Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE’s star-studded line-ups roll on into 2018 with a pair of house music acts you won’t want to miss. Darius Syrossian is first up with his unique blend of house and techno coming together to get the head’s bobbing. Then it’s Sabb’s turn to rock your body with his stylish grooves until it’s kicking out time.
When: 1pm-11pm, Friday, January 19
Where: Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel
Contact: +971 56 113 3400, website
Plus Minus presents Powel
It’s a day to night party at Bridgewater DXB this weekend courtesy of Plus Minus. This is the debut of their International Artist on the Terrace series, and the first instalment is being headlined by Berlin-based house DJ and producer, Powel. He’s known for his hypnotic and atmospheric beats, so expect a night of trance-like dancing and fun.
When: 4pm-3am, Friday, January 19
Where: Bridgewater DXB, JW Marriott Marquis
Contact: +971 56 921 8484, website
Glitter Disco at Mahiki
It’s been going a while, but this event is still well worth your consideration. As the name suggests, there’s a sparkly theme with guests able to get a glitter makeover upon entry before enjoying the AED200 unlimited beverage package from 7pm until midnight. Ladies also get extra glittery treats, too.
When: 7pm-3am, Friday, January 19
Where: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Sequim
Contact: +971 4 551 5705, website
Sunday Sessions at Lucky Voice
Your favourite karaoke spot has a new weekly regular. Sunday Sessions dares you to party on a work night with its uplifting evening of house music. DJs Natalie Brogan and Danny Whitlock will spin the old school tunes, while saxophonist Matt West will be on hand to toot the night away. Oh, and you can also grab 2-4-1 on beverages.
When: 8pm-3am, Sunday, January 14
Where: Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights
Contact: 800 58259, website