Dubai and Abu Dhabi nightlife this week: Black Coffee, Catz ‘n Dogz and De La Swing are coming to town

A look at which DJs are playing at clubs across the UAE this weekend

South African DJ Black Coffee will kick off the UAE clubbing season in style. Courtesy Soulistic Music
South African DJ Black Coffee will kick off the UAE clubbing season in style. Courtesy Soulistic Music

Another sensational season of live music, clubbing and nightlife is about to kick off in the UAE. This weekend, you can catch Black Coffee, Catz ‘n Dogz and De La Swing at bars and clubs in Dubai and Abu Dhabi ...

Black Coffee

The new clubbing season returns with house music giant Black Coffee behind the decks. The South African producer's work, which has him mixing progressive house with African styles and rhythms, transitioned from an underground sensation to an EDM star. His growing list of collaborations include Beyonce, Drake and Alicia Keys. His latest single, LaLaLa, has him hooking up with RnB singer Usher for another tropical house banger.

Friday, September 20 at Blue Marlin, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel and Resort, Ghantoot, doors open at 1pm. For reservations, contact 056 113 3400 or email

Catz 'n Dogz

The Polish electronic music duo come to the UAE armed with new tunes, courtesy of the recently released fourth album Friendship. The show will celebrate the release's key theme, which is a celebration of the chemistry between members Wojciech Taranczuk and Grzegorz Demianczuk. The group first emerged in 2003 and built their way up the eastern European dance scene to perform in big clubs across Europe. As well as their own tracks, they have also lent their talent to a slew of remixes ranging from Basement Jaxx and Kings of Leon to the Friendly Fires.

Catz ‘n Dogz perform at Soho Garden in Meydan 2, Dubai on Friday, September 20. 11pm. For bookings go to

De La Swing

The seasoned Spanish DJ has been spinning records since the age of 16 with early influences being techno and drum and bass. Such a young start allowed him to develop to a level where he is renowned for his exception technical skills and infectious stage presence. He comes to Dubai with a selection that has been wowing crowds from Los Angeles to Barcelona this summer.

De La Swing performs at Skyline Thursdays at The Penthouse at Five Palm, Jumeirah, Dubai. 11pm. Dh200. For reservations call +971 52 900 4868


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Updated: September 19, 2019 04:18 PM


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