Dubai gigs to not miss: Akon, Jason Derulo, Fatman Scoop and Steve Lawler

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

Akon is a UAE club favourite. Courtesy of AFP
Akon is a UAE club favourite. Courtesy of AFP

Prepare to party in the hands of seasoned performers. From singing along to the hits of Akon to grooving to the house beats of Steve Lawler, there is plenty of revelry in Dubai this weekend


The new season of Dubai Super club, Base, kicks off in style with the popular American rapper. Nearly a decade since his debut performance in the country, Akon continues to be major club draw card as he has more than enough hits, including Locked Up and Smack That, to deliver a killer set.

Friday, September 27 at Base, Dubai Design District, from 10pm. Call 055 313 4999 for reservations

Fatman Scoop

One of hip-hop's greatest - if not loudest - hype men, Fatman Scoop returns to Dubai. The DJ and consummate party host will hit the decks at Cavalli Club . This is the ideal way to start your weekend.

Wednesday, September 25. Doors open 8.30pm. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road. For reservations call 050 991 0400.

Jason Derulo

Fresh from hosting the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in Abu Dhabi on September 20, the RnB singer will return in his element with a mini Dubai club tour. On Thursday, September 26, he will perform at White Dubai. The following night he will be literally next door at Drai's Dubai.

More information is available on and

Steve Lawler

He is known as “The King of Space” for his legendary sets at the Ibiza club, and the British house music legend is now set bring that vibe to Soho Garden as it launches its latest weekly party called Cafe Mambo Ibiza.

Steve Lawler performs at Soho Garden in Meydan 2, Dubai on Friday, September 27. 11pm. For bookings go to


The Dubai based Kenya singer will showcase his smooth dance-hall sounds in this afternoon party. This will also be an opportunity to catch F1del perform his solid new track Come My Way.

Friday, September 27 at Afrodisiac, Atelier M, Dubai. Doors open at 4pm. For reservations, call 050 915 1992


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Updated: September 23, 2019 05:49 PM


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