Weekend Manoeuvres

Weekend Manoeuvres
Events
THURSDAY, MARCH 8th
 
BPM DUBAI W/ NIC FANCUILLI & CARLO LIO B2B NATHAN BARATO
Kicking off a huge weekend for BASE Dubai is another visit from the massive music festival brand BPM. News of their residency at the D3 based venue was very well received and when they bring guests like Nic Fancuilli, Carlo Lio and Nathan Barato with them who could argue. Timings are from 10pm to 4am.
 
THE HUB W/ TIMATI
With a staggering 5 venues rolled in to one, The Hub at Billionaire Mansion offers more than your average night spot. With a lounge, shisha spot, bars, eateries and of course the Billionaire Club there will be no need to go anywhere to get your hip hop fix. Guest for the evening is Russian artist Timati. Check their event listing for more details.
 
SKYLINE THURSDAYS W/ CAFOLLA & ENGEL
After the success of their NYE set at Penthouse, FIVE Palm the DJ/ Sax pairing of Dj Ivano Cafolla and Chris Engle return to rock the heady heights of plush rooftop venue. Support will come from Michka and Nua and the party starts at 8pm. This venue needs to be seen to be believed.



ANALOG ROOM W/ ADAM RAHMAN
Dedicated to shining a light on the wealth of talent that our fair city has to offer is Analog Room’s weekly session. This week they welcome Adam Rahman, a true pioneer of the techno scene both here and in India for an all-night session. Entry is from 10pm and the party runs until 3am with house beverages from AED25 before midnight.

BASSWORX W/ PHASE
Still going strong at Casa Latina is drum and bass night Bassworx. This month they welcome Metalheadz artist Phase to the decks. On support duties will be regulars Woodle, Masscon, Sya One and Espace. Entry is free before 11.30pm and AED50 afterwards.
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 9th
 
SOHO BEACH W/ ANTS
After their huge launch with El Row last week how could Soho Beach follow this up? ANTS, that’s how. The mega brand from Ibiza that calls Ushuaia Towers home has enlisted a raft of mega stars in Sasha, Steve Lawler, Art Department, Matthias Tanzmann and regular Andrea Oliva. The party gets underway at 1pm and runs all the way through to 3am with the Soho Beach featuring throughout the day. General admission begins at AED200 and VIP running at AED500.
 
DISTURBING DUBAI W/ RICH HOMIE QUAN
Tinie Tempah’s weekly Disturbing parties at White Dubai have seen some huge names perform this season already and this week it is the turn of American singer, song writer and rapper Rich Homie Quan. Quan’s debut studio album is due to drop in the next few weeks, so get a sneak peak of it this Friday.

RITUAL W/ SUB FOCUS
A weekly party is a hard ball to keep rolling but Zero Gravity and their Ritual parties have been going great guns this season. This week they will be bringing back Sub Focus, an artist that has blown the “roof” off before and will more than likely do it again. Entry is free 5pm, guys are AED100 after 8pm and free all night for the ladies. There are also the huge brunch deals on offer during the day to whet your whistle.



THE HOUSE THAT LOVE BUILT / LA CALA, GHANTOOT
With guests, No Regular Play not being able to make it to Dubai this weekend, a raft of the city’s finest selectors has been drafted to ensure The House That Love Built goes off with a bang. On the line-up is vinyl heads Move SoundsMaatSash. & Tristan Girault. Entry is 80 AED on the door which is redeemable against 2 beverages from the Brunch Menu or for AED249 you can go all out on the 3 hour Balearic Brunch packages. Either way the music is going to be tip top.
 
KALUKI W/ SKREAM, SOLARDO & RAXON
The arrival of UK party brand Kaluki to Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE also heralds the homecoming of one Dubai’s favourite sons – Raxon. Rax has been smashing up dancefloors for time, but since his move to Barcelona he has spread his wings to most corners of the world and has slayed club, after festival after club. Welcome back Raxon.
 
BASE DUBAI W/ DJ RUCKUS
Since the open-air club has always enjoyed some of the best DJ’s performing to its masses week in week out, but few can thread together a party and its many genres like DJ Ruckus. Infamous on the elite party circuit for, well…causing a ruckus. Entry is free for ladies all night long and the party starts at 10pm and kicks on to 4am.
 


BIG SEAN @ DRAI’S
There doesn’t seem to be a week that goes past where big guests from America visit these shores and they don’t get bigger than Big Sean. The certified gold artist will be making two stops in Dubai this weekend with the first at the Las Vegas beach club Drai’s. Doors for this massive performance are from midday to midnight.

SAFFRON BIRTHDAY BRUNCH W/ SIGALA
To celebrate the birthday of one of the most popular brunches in Dubai, Saffron at Atlantis, the Palm are bringing in UK star Sigala to take the roof off their infamous after parties. The after party with Sigala is free for wristband holders and AED50 for everybody else. If you are lucky enough to share a birthday with Saffron you will receive a complimentary wristband and after party entry. Brunch runs from 1230pm to 4pm and costs AED535.

KRANK SESSIONS W/ KRUCHO & VARUN SHARMA
Indian party and festival brand Krank Sessions have been throwing some great parties this season and with them investing in the local artists here they have another energetic session on their hands. Heading up the party at Dusty’s is Decibel resident Krucho, he will be supported by Varun Sharma. Doors are from 10pm until 3 and they have happy hour on selected beverages until 1am.
 


SATURDAY, MARCH 10th
 
URBN W/ BIG SEAN
For his second Dubai date of the weekend, Big Sean will be swinging by White Dubai’s weekly throw down – URBN. As always you can expect the usual high calibre of production as well as the star-studded performance from a mega star like Big Sean. Ladies will enjoy a complimentary bar until 1am with the party going strong until 4am.
 
RITA ORA @ BASE DUBAI
Rounding out another top weekend of music in Dubai is a performance from a certified mega star – Rita Ora. Tongues were instantly set to wag when it was announced that she would be performing live at BASE Dubai. Entrance for this event is free to ladies all night long and the party as always will run from 10pm to 4am. Expect your mind to be blown and your jaw to be dropped with the calibre of the stage production.

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