5 parties in Dubai this week
Analog Room presents Daylomar ANL
Daylomar is back at Analog Room for an extended set, which will keep you partying all night long. The name has become well known on the London scene through his residency at the city’s notorious Unleash parties, where the rising star has performed alongside the likes of Derrick May, Martin Buttrich and Audiofly.
When: 10pm-3am, Thursday, January 25
Where: Analog Room, The Westin Dubai
Contact: +971 50 883 3172, website
People Like Us: Mathew Jonson (Live) and Yaya
Hand-crafted mixed beverages and white canopies await at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE this weekend, where you can party until the sun goes down. Yaya brings his Afro-influenced, bass-heavy beats, while Mathew Jonson performs a signature live set that’s full of original experimentation. Should be a good one.
When: 1pm-11pm, Friday, January 26
Where: Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Ghantoot
Contact: +971 56 113 3400, website
DJ Lexlay at Buddha Bar Dubai
Barcelona-born DJ Lexlay is taking time out from his busy schedule to share an energetic set with tech house fans for one night only at Buddha Bar Dubai. The renowned musician has been in the business for more than a decade, and has played at some of the world’s hottest spots, including Privilege Ibiza and Fabrik Madrid.
When: 11pm-3am, Thursday, January 25
Where: Grosvenor House, Dubai
Contact: +971 4 317 6000, website
DJ Whoo Kid x Rosay with DJ Jack
Rocking Cavalli’s Rosay night is DJ Whoo Kid, the renowned American DJ, producer and entrepreneur, who’s made it big in the country’s competitive hip-hop industry. Not only is he CEO of Shadyville Entertainment, a DJ for Waka Flocka Flame and founder of Just Whoo Kid, but he also drops an epic urban set from time to time. He’s joined by UAE-based DJ Jack.
When: 8.30pm-3am, Wednesday, January 24
Where: Cavalli Club Dubai, Fairmont Hotel
Contact: +971 50 991 0400, website
Time Machine – Tribute to Prince
Were you as gutted as we were when the legendary “Purple Rain” singer passed away? Then head down to hear DJ Rain play retro tunes in tribute to the iconic musician. The Backyard is inviting guests to dress up as the singer and get involved in some lip sync battles to win prizes. The audience decides the winner.
When: 8pm-3am, Monday, January 22
Where: The Backyard Dubai, Steigenberger Hotel
Contact: +971 50 213 5816, website