7 huge parties happening across Dubai this week
Jason Derulo, Bonobo, Luciano… there really is a night out for everyone in the city this week…
We’re gearing up for another massive week of partying in Dubai this week, and it’s kicking off tonight.
From a Love Parties takeover at Mahiki, to the Grammy-nominated Bonobo headlining the year’s first Groove on the Grass, to A list superstar Jason Derulo, these are the events you’re going to want to know about.
Here are seven big nights out in Dubai this week.
Tuesday: Love Parties at Mahiki
This Polynesian Tiki bar has one of the city’s most popular ladies’ nights in town, and it’s just been taken over by the guys behind Love Parties. It offers bottomless wine and cocktails until 1am, DJs spin a commercial soundtrack until late, and there’s a performance from the Mahiki Honeys too.
Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah, 7pm to 3am, free entry, door policy applies. Tel:(055) 2160 181. mahiki.ae
Wednesday: Future Rising at W Al Habtoor City
W hotels and Mixcloud presents the latest addition of Future Rising, an event celebrating the new generation of emerging DJs, artists and curators. For 2018, the event is taking over hotels across six city’s, and it’s in Dubai this Wednesday. The line up includes a mix of fashion, film and DJ sets from Faissal El-Malak, Amirah Tajdin, Karim Sultan and Amirah set to the theme of ‘Wonderland’. Registration is essential.
Future Rising, W Dubai Al Habtoor City, 7pm to 12am, Wednesday, free entry, registration essential. futureisrisingnow.com
Thursday: Jason Derulo at Base
R&B superstar Jason Derulo will kick off a new monthly event, ‘LYFE’ at the open air super club this Thursday. Representing the basic principles of life (hence the name, LYFE), Base’s newest event combines the four elements; earth, air, water and fire, so we’re expecting some pretty major light shows and performances on top of Derulo’s set.
Base, Dubai Design District, Thursday February 22, 10pm to 3am. Tel: (055) 313 4999. basedubai.com
Thursday: Camelphat at The Penthouse
The venue with arguably the most Instagrammable view in Dubai, The Penthouse, has launched its ‘Skyline’ Thursday nights to kick start the weekend. Last week, the new hotspot on The Palm welcomed DJ Sonny Fodera. This Thursday, they’re set to see Camelphat, the DJ duo behind one of 2017’s catchiest hits, ‘Cola’, take to the stage.
The Penthouse, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Thursday February 22 10pm to 2am. Tel: (052) 900 4868. Facebook.com/ThePenthouseDubai
Friday: Elrow at Soho Beach
For Soho Beach’s grand reveal this Friday, the venue is flying in Chilean-Swiss DJ and producer Luciano as the headline act of their first Elrow event. Performing a special birthday set of his house and techno blend sound, the award-winning DJ will be supported by De La Swing and Eddy M.
Soho Beach, Meydan, Dubai, 8pm to 3am, Friday February 23, from Dhs150. Tel: (052) 388 8857. Facebook.com/SohoBeachDubai
Friday: Groove on the Grass presents Bonobo
Groove on the Grass, the biggest electronic and dance music event in Dubai, is set to welcome Grammy-nominated musician, and producer Bonobo this Friday February 23. Headlining the first event of the year, musician Simon Green, better known as Bonobo, will debut on the Groove on the Grass main stage, making history as he brings with him an 8-piece band for the live performance.
Groove on the Grass, Emirates Golf Club, Sheikh Zayed Road, 5pm to 3am, Friday February 22, from Dhs240. platinumlist.net
Friday: Tiger sessions at Pure
The highest rooftop bar in JBR is hosting a live music night this Friday brought to you by renowned DJ David Seaman. It’s the latest in a series of Tiger Sessions events, with the party expected to go on until the early hours.
Pure Skylounge, Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR, 9pm to 2am, Friday February 23, free entry. Tel: (04) 374 7888. Facebook.com/PureSkyLounge