THURSDAY, MAY 3RD
ERICK MORILLO @ BASE DUBAI
Mr Filters drops by the D3 open air club for another night of the best house music. Expect only the finest big room house from the Subliminal Records boss. Free entry for the ladies all night long and the party kicks on until 4am.
ANALOG ROOM X THE FLIP SIDE
To celebrate Dubai’s only record store The Flip Side turning one, Analog Room have invited one of their finest exponents – Astral Travelling along for an all-night set. Ladies go free before 11pm and for the rest it is AED100, but there is selected house drinks for AED25 before midnight.
KIKO NAVARRO @ CIELO
To round out the cool rooftop venues season they are bringing in Spaniard DJ Kiko Navarro. The house artist has held residencies at the likes of Space in Ibiza and has played at some of the best clubs in the world. The party runs from 9pm to 3am.
PENTHOUSE W/ NSI
Sound tracking The Penthouse’s rooftop soirée this week is Greek DJ NSI. With spectacular views across JBR, Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah there is few venues with better vistas.
XL W/ DJ JAM
Taking control of the XL Beach Club 1’s and 2’s for one of the last parties of the season is Snoop Dogg and Dr Dre’s club DJ – DJ Jam. The party starts at 10pm and runs until 3am.
SOHO GARDEN W/ GIORGIA ANGIULI
Multi-instrumentalist Giorgia Angiuli has been wowing thousands online and in the flesh with her unique live set up. For a truly different club experience head down to Soho Garden this Friday from 11pm onwards.
MIXTAPE @ ZERO GRAVITY
Brand new music is great, but revisiting the music played by DJ’s that help to build the scene that we fell in love with in the first place is quite another. On the decks at Zero G is none other than Seb Fontaine, Tall Pall and Danny Rampling. The trip down memory lane starts at 8pm and ends at 3am.
FRIDAY, MAY 4TH
SOHO GARDEN W/ MAMBO BROTHERS
With the Ibiza brand Café Mambo residency being a resounding success this season The Mambo Brothers are back for another peak time slot at Soho Garden. The party starts at 8pm and runs until 3am.
BASE DUBAI W/ DJ CRUZ AND DJ SPADE
Firm favourites DJ Spade is joined by DJ Cruz for a night of r n b and hip hop under one of the most impressive stage productions in the UAE. Entry for ladies is free all night and will run until 4am.
CARL CRAIG @ BLUE MARLIN IBIZA UAE
For the penultimate party at BMI they have enlisted a true Detroit legend – Carl Craig. Joining him out on the sun kissed terrace is Lehar and Underher, the party starts early (1pm) and will run until 11pm.
NOMAD @ EL CHRINGUITO
Live artist Satori will be performing another of his rousing live performances this week for the Nomads of El Chirginguito. He will be joined by Lum as well as local artists Diamond Setter and Aaya. Entry is free between 2pm and 6pm and is AED150 until midnight.
BARASTI BEATS W/ DJ JAZZY JEFF
The award-winning beach club will be welcoming back The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff back to the fold for another lesson in turntablism. As always entry is free but this week there is the added bonus of catching the Philly legend in action.
GOTHA CLUB W/ DJ KABOO & DJ LUCASDIRTY
Gracing the decks this week at the French super club is DJ Kaboo and DJ LucasDirty. For a session of the finest hip hop and r n b jams look no further than Gotha Club and its jaw dropping sound and lighting installation. Ladies enjoy a complimentary bar from 11pm to 1am.
WHITE W/ MASSARI
Heading up Disturbing Dubai weekly shindig at WHITE Dubai this Friday is award-winning, Canadian Lebanese R&B/pop singer Massari. Music on the night will be supplied by Moky Ezra and the fun will start at 11pm and run until 4am. Ladies also enjoy a complimentary bar until 1am.
GROOVE ON THE GRASS W/ APPARAT
To close out what has been another landmark season for the one day festival, Groove on the Grass have booked another electronic pioneer – Apparat. Going back to their roots, GotG will be pulling together a stellar line-up assembled on their main stage. Also joining will be Max Cooper live, HVOB live and Maribou State. The festivities start at 5pm and runs until 3am.
NASIMI CLOSING W/ EXAMPLE
News of the iconic venue closing has been met with resounding disappointing sighs and returning mega star Example will be on hand to ensure that Nasimi goes out on a high. Entry is free and the party runs from 11am to midnight.
FETTY WAP @ DRAI’S DUBAI
The Las Vegas brand hasn’t been short of hip hop guests this season and Fetty Wap adds his own slant to the genre the scorching day/night party this Friday. Running from midday to midnight, make sure you make the most of the shade while you can.
SATURDAY, MAY 5TH
WHITE W/ FETTY WAP
Seeing out the second to last URBN of the outdoor season at WHITE Dubai is Grammy nominated artist Fetty Wap. With the much-lauded urban night just celebrating its 4thbirthday this weekend and next will be the icing on the cake. The ladies will enjoy a complimentary bar until 1am with the party continuing until 4am.
ALL DAY I DREAM @ BLUE MARLIN IBIZA UAE
Lee Burridge returns to Dubai to take control of ADID and Pureink’s Dubai’s closing party. Roy Rosenfield and Superlounge are also along for the ride. This event excels in the daylight hours but when the sun dips below the Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE horizon is when ADID truly comes alive. Tickets are AED160 but be quick as they are rapidly shifting.