5 parties in Dubai this week
BASE presents Black Coffee
Electronic music producer and Soulistic Music label founder Black Coffee is known for his “Afropolitan house” and his South African Music Award-winning album Home Brewed, among many other accolades and records. Now he’s going to be known for an awesome set in Dubai when he headlines Base at the weekend. It’s free entry for ladies, too.
When: 10pm-4am, Thursday, March 29
Where: Base Dubai, Dubai Design District (d3)
Contact: +971 55 313 4999, website
Tiger Sessions with John Graham aka Quivver
Skanna, Quivver, John Graham – whichever name you know him by – will be headlining Pure Sky Lounge’s Tiger Sessions this weekend. Doors open at 9pm and there are some VIP tables (minimum spend applies) there to be booked, too. Wear comfy shoes because the British DJ will have you dancing all night.
When: 7pm-3am, Friday, March 30
Where: Pure Sky Lounge, Hilton Dubai, JBR
Contact: +971 56 298 3690, website
Ritual presents Dennis Cruz (Sunset)
Spanish DJ Dennis Cruz has won plenty of awards in his time, including Beatport’s 3rd Best Tech House Artist. Enjoy his tunes and the upbeat vibes at Zero Gravity. It’s free entry after 5pm and then AED100 for men after 8pm. Take note; only couples and mixed groups are allowed. So, bring friends.
When: 8am-3am, Friday, March 30
Where: Zero Gravity, Skydive Dubai
Contact: +971 55 500 9111, website
Ibiza Global Radio with DJ Miguel Garji
Some of Ibiza Global Radio’s top resident DJs are gathering for a night of great music in the sophisticated surrounds of Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar. The line-up includes deep house spinners Miguel Garji, Jordi Villalta and Toni Moreno, as well as Jose Maria Ramon, who was also resident DJ of Ibiza’s Space nightclub.
When: 7.30pm-11.45pm, Thursday, March 29
Where: Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar, Grosvenor House, Dubai
Contact: +971 4 317 6000, website
Plus Minus with David Mayer
Dance/electronic artist David Mayer is joined by regional regular Ronin in the main room this Friday. Over on the terrace, you have up-and-coming deep house DJ Hisham Zahran, alongside Omar Fayyad and Salah. It’s free entry from 4pm to 9pm (unless you’re a lady, then it’s 10pm), AED110 until midnight and then AED160.
When: Friday, March 30, 4pm-3am
Where: Bridgewater Tavern, JW Marriott Marquis
Contact: +971 56 921 8484, website