5 awesome parties in Dubai this week
Butch and Lee Curtiss
Blue Marlin brings in two heavyweights for what promises to be a deep house sensation. Butch, a DJ/producer, is well-known for his effortless flow through genres that keep the dancefloors rammed throughout his set. Lee Curtiss is a songwriter by day, but switches gears at night and has DJ’d at super-clubs such as Fabric London.
When: 1pm-11pm, Friday, September 22
Where: Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
Contact: +971 56 113 3400, website
Vibe Series brings the deep house to Industrial Avenue at The Westin with London duo Eli & Fur topping the bill. The headliners have been making electronic music together since they were teens and have quickly progressed into an internationally in-demand act, where they meld together their own original beats.
When: 8pm-3am, Friday, September 22
Where: Industrial Avenue, Mina Seyahi Beach
Price: From AED50
Contact: +971 4 511 7373, website
Night Pool Sessions
The only evening pool party in Dubai is back in full swing for all those looking to take an evening dip. Nasimi’s resident spinners, DJ David De Luca and DJ Stylez, will provide the tunes. A food court, poolside snack service and sun (moon?) loungers are also available. Be sure to get involved in the “up all night to get duckie” game to win prizes.
When: 7pm, Thursday, September 21
Where: Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm
Contact: +971 55 200 4321, website
Plus-Minus Summer Sessions
The Summer Sessions at Plus-Minus continue house music purveyor, Okain drops by. The French spinner will be joined by local artists; Hameed, Amir Sharara and Hakim Gad. It’s free entry for everyone between 6pm-9pm or until 10pm, if you’re a lady.
When: 6pm, Thursday, September 21
Where: Bridgewater DXB, JW Marriott Marquis
Contact: +971 56 921 8484, website
Midnight Brunch Rosay Edition
AED299 gets you unlimited food and drinks alongside a special live show by the Cavalli team. At midnight, DJ Brooklyn and DJ Jack crank up the volume with a selection of urban tunes that will keep you up and out until 3am. Make sure you don’t have work the following day, alright?
When: Wednesday, September 20
Where: Cavalli Club, The Fairmont
Contact: +971 50 738 1388, website