5 great parties in Dubai this week
White Dubai Presents Serebro
Fancy a bit of synth pop and trip hop? Then head to one of Dubai’s best clubs to see the award-winning Russian girl band Serebro, which is made up of Olga Seryabkina, Kate Kishuk and Polina Favorskaya. The group initially found fame as Russia’s Eurovision Song Contest entry and have been delivering the kind of cheeky pop that will have you dancing all night.
When: 10pm-3am, Wednesday, January 31
Where: White Dubai, Meydan
Contact: +971 50 443 0933, website
The BPM Festival featuring Stacey Pullen and Jesse Calosso
This is the first of three events in The BPM Festival: Dubai Residency at Base series. It kicks off with Detroit techno heavyweight Stacey Pullen, who has played at the BPM festival every year since it started. He’s taking to the decks alongside New York house music producer and DJ, Jesse Calosso.
When: 10pm-4am,Thursday, February 1
Where: Base Dubai, Dubai Design District
Contact: +971 55 313 4999, website
Decibel with Stranger
Independent club night specialists Decibel are hosting Stranger, said to be one of Rotterdam’s “best-kept secrets” in techno. The DJ/producer, who has been working on his own Self Reflektion label in the background, can be found on the line-ups of some of the biggest clubs and events in techno.
When: 10pm-3am, Thursday, February 1
Where: On42, Media One Hotel, Dubai
Contact: +971 55 656 6554, website
Nomad x Heidi x Nicole Moudaber
Canadian, UK-based DJ Heidi, who’s known for her skit on the BBC’s Radio 1 Residency show or for the Jackathon parties, is joining Nicole Moudaber, the renowned DJ/producer, at El Chiringuito for a great night of house, techno and disco. Local talents DEIAN, maks and Diamond Setter will also provide some tunes.
When: 6pm-12am, Friday, February 2
Where: El Chiringuito Dubai
Contact: +971 54 449 6464, website
Nic Fanciulli, Davide Squillace and The Mekanism hosted by Gia Sai Agency
While you’re chilling on the beach, soaking up the sun, sea and sliders, Davide Squillace will be pushing his brand of tech-house, while Nic Fanciulli brings the energy and The Mekanism rocks the disco to round off a genre-hopping techno night.
When: Friday, February 2, 1pm-11pm
Where: Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Ghantoot
Contact: +971 56 113 3400, website