7 Cool Nightlife Events in Dubai to Check Out This Weekend

It’s going to be a massive weekend for nightlife, from celebrity performances at clubs in Dubai to beach parties and more. Here’s a quick breakdown of what’s happening around town…

1. Sonny Fodera at The Penthouse

What’s happening: House music superstar Sonny Fodera will be playing The Penthouse tonight. Expect the Australian native to play his biggest tracks including Always Gonna Be  and You & I. Entry is FREE.
Location: Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai, Palm Jumeirah

Credit: The Penthouse

2. Apollonia at Base Dubai

What’s happening: It’s a triple threat tonight at Base Dubai as Apollonia music trio Dyed Soundorom, Shonky & Dan Ghenacia take over the decks with a one-vinyl-each, back-to-back concept for the full duration of the show.
Location: Dubai Design District

3. Rapper Nelly at Drai’s

What’s happening: After a huge launch this month at Soho Garden, Las Vegas concept Drai’s is keeping the party going with R&B star Nelly on Friday, February 16. For reservations, call+971 52 388 8857.
Location: Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba

4. Pete Tong & Yousef at Blue Marlin Ibiza

What’s happening: It’s house music paradise at Blue Marlin Ibiza on Friday, February 16 as BBC Radio 1 icon Pete Tong takes total control of the dance floor. He’ll also be joined by artistic acid-house producer Yousef set to take over the decks. For reservations, call +971 56 113 3400.
Location: Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi

5. Alex Kennon at Café Mambo Ibiza

What’s happening: On Friday, February 16, Alex Kennon is headlining the newly opened Café Mambo Ibiza at Soho Garden. Support acts include Adam Graca, Jixo & Danz, Mar + Mer and Jean B.
Location: Meydan Hotel, Nad Al Sheba

Via Facebook | @SohoGardenDXB

6. Mark Knight at Zero Gravity Dubai

What’s happening: Grammy-award nominated producer Mark Knight is taking over Zero Gravity Dubai on Friday, February 16, where he’ll perform an epic set on stage and host an after-brunch party. It’s FREE entry after 5pm.
Location: Skydive Dubai Drop Zone, Dubai Marina

Via Facebook | @Zero.Gravity.Dubai

7. Rick Ro$$ at Base

What’s happening: The lyrics “Every day I’m hustlin‘” are going to be top of mind on Saturday, February 17, as larger-than-life rapper Rick Ross takes the stage at Base Dubai. For reservations, call +971 55 313 4999.
Location: Dubai Design District

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