INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS IN TOWN

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS IN TOWN
EVENTS
It’s that time of the week again, party people – when we bring you a roundup of the most happening international DJs and artists performing in Dubai this week. So, gear up for an exciting weekend ahead!


KID INK @ TOY ROOMWHITE DUBAI & MAD ON YAS ISLAND
Looks like it’ll be a busy week for rapper Kid Ink as he performs at not one, or two, but three venues! He’ll first take center stage at Toy Room on Wednesday, the 9th of January, followed by a performance at WHITE Dubai on Thursday, the 10th of January and finishing off with a performance in the capital at MAD on Yas Island on Friday, the 11th of January. Known for singles such as “Main Chick” and “Show Me”, Kid Ink has also collaborated with Chris Brown and Ty Dolla Sign in the past. This should be awesome!



JOHN DIGWEED @ SOHO GARDEN
A legend in the progressive house genre, John Digweed will be taking over the decks at Soho Garden on Thursday, the 10th of January. The British DJ is regarded as one of the most influential DJs in the world. He was even voted World No. 1 by DJ Magazine back in 2001. Having achieved success through his singles as well as collaborations with other famous DJs in the field, this should be one night to watch out for!


WANKELMUT @ THE PENTHOUSE
One of the best known DJs from Berlin, Wankelmut will be taking over The Penthouse this Thursday, on the 10th of January. Having established a firm presence in the electronic music scene in Germany, Wankelmut rose to fame with his remix of Asaf Avidan’s “One Day/Reckoning Song”, and his infectious single “My Head Is A Jungle” with Australian singer Emma-Louise. With a number of Gold and Platinum awards to his name, it’ll be exciting to see what this talented DJ brings to Dubai!


R-WAN @ BASE DUBAI
Having spun his magic at various clubs around the world, DJ R-Wan will be bringing some heat to Base Dubai this Friday, the 11th of January. Known for his electrifying performances, R-Wan has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the biz such as Snoop Dogg and Fatman Scoop. The award-winning DJ’s productions have also been supported by Like Mike, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, Hardwell and David Guetta. Can’t miss this night!



RICK ROSS @ DRAI’S DXB & WHITE DUBAI
One of the most well known rap figures to have emerged from Miami city, Rick Ross will be  taking over Drai’s on Friday, the 11th of January. After which, you can catch him at WHITE Dubai on Saturday, the 12th of January. Having worked with almost everybody in the industry – from Skrillex to Kanye West – Ross has achieved much fame and respect for his rap prowess. With his undeniable stage presence, this is one artist who sure knows how to pull in the crowd! Expect an epic night!


TOUGH LOVE @ SOHO GARDEN
House music fans are going to love this one! British duo Tough Love are set to perform at Soho Garden as part of the club’s Café Mambo residency. The gig is happening this Friday, on the 11th of January. With a distinct sound and bass-heavy sets, Tough Love have quickly made their way to the top in the house music scene. Known for their energetic tunes, these guys are bound to keep you dancing all through the night!


LA FLEUR @ BLUE MARLIN IBIZA UAE
With a residency at one of Berlin’s most iconic nightclubs, Watergate, you can now find La Fleur behind the decks at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE on Friday, the 11th of January. With a string of hit electronic releases and remixes to her name, this Swedish DJ was rightfully awarded the Breakthrough DJ Award in 2017 by the one of the most respected publications in the industry, Mixmag. Having played at a number of music fests around the globe, La Fleur is ready to bring her magic to the city.



LUCA BACCHETTI @ PLAYA NOMADE
If you’re a fan of techno house, make sure you don’t miss Italian DJ Luca Bacchetti at Playa Nomade on Friday, the 11th of January. With influences ranging from hip hop to jazz,  Bacchetti has produced tracks for many big labels such as Wagon Repair, Hideout and Supernature. He has also performed at some of the best clubs and festivals around the world, and will now be taking center stage at this awesome beach party! Be there or be square!


SMASH @ BILLIONAIRE MANSION
One of the biggest names to have emerged from Russia’s house and techno music scene, catch DJ Smash at Billionaire Mansion on Friday, the 11th of January. Smash has won numerous awards and has played as a resident DJ at some of the top clubs in London and St. Tropez. With one ‘smash’ hit after another, this Russian DJ has been invited to headline music festivals around the world. You don’t want to miss a chance to watch this talented DJ in action!


SOBEK @ SOHO GARDEN
A DJ with an interesting name and an amazing set! DJ Sobek will be performing at Soho Garden on Saturday, the 12th of January. With a strong focus on house and techno, Sobek has experimented with a wide range of genres in the past – everything from breakbeat to hip hop. Supported by artists such as Adam Port and David Mayer, Sobek’s positivity is heavily reflected in his music – which makes this a great way to kickstart your weekend!


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