The new clubbing season is in full swing with two new weekly parties launched, in addition to the return of one of the UAE’s favourite electronic music festivals.
Dubai super club Base is launching its very own house music night on Thursdays. Kicking things off on the decks is Luciano. The Swiss-Chilean producer’s tasteful output includes five albums and over 50 remixes full of his signature melding of Latin grooves with uplifting house and techno.
Thursday, October 3. Doors open at 11am. To reserve call 055 313 4999. Base, Dubai Design District. More information is available on www.basedubai.com
Abu Dhabi's biggest club, Mad on Yas Island, has a brand new Arabic party night. Each Friday you can groove along to the latest Arabic pop gems curated by DJ Gaby Ghazal, whose popular Arabic mashups made him a regular performer in clubs in Beirut and Amman.
Friday, October 4. Doors open a 10pm. To reserve call 055 834 6262. Mad on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. More information is available on www.madyasisland.com
Groove on the Grass
The much-loved electronic music festival returns to Dubai’s Emirates Golf Club. True to form, the event will have headliners whose music runs the gamut of EDM styles ranging from house, techno and electro. They DJs include Acid Pauli, Egyptian Lover and Palms Trax.
Friday, October 4. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets begin from Dh225 from www.dubai.platinumlist.net. More information is available on www.grooveonthegrass.net
Ever since releasing her 2017 hit Hurtin with French Montana, the English rapper has been slowly edging her way to the big leagues. Her latest single is Boasty, another high profile collaboration featuring fellow native rapper Wiley, Jamaican dancehall star Sean Paul and actor and sometime DJ Idris Elba. She presently has a mixtape out called Secure.
Friday, October 4. Doors open a 10pm. To reserve call 052 388 8857. Drai’s DXB, Meydan Race Course, Dubai. More information is available on www.draisdxb.com
Nearly five years into his career and fans still don't know what Desiigner is on about. Not that the mumble rapper cares. As long as those unintelligible rhymes are paired with great beats and catchy choruses, such as his global smash hit Panda, the fans will keep coming out to see him.
Friday, October 4. Doors open at 11am. To reserve call 055 313 4999. Base, Dubai Design District. More information is available on www.basedubai.com
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