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There’s a jam-packed line up in store for us in Dubai this weekend with some big names taking the stage and hitting the decks.

Here’s all you need to know about the top gigs happening over the next few days:

Thursday 28th November

John Digweed and Francesca Lombardo At Soho Garden

Where: Soho Garden

When: Thursday 28th November

About: Bringing everyone back ‘together for the music’ is John Digweed. This legendary DJ has been smashing it on the clubbing scene since the mid 90’s and first garnered a following after he became the first Brit to boast a residency at one of NYC’s most popular nightclubs.

Since then, he’s continued to climb the ranks in the music world and is internationally recognised thanks to his many achievements in the industry.  His contribution to electronic music, notably progressive house has not gone under the radar and in 2001 he was voted the no.1 DJ in the world after a poll by DJ Magazine. It’s a huge deal seeing this superstar come to Soho Garden so don’t miss out!

Black Coffee Performing At Base

Where: Base Dubai

When: Thursday 28th November

About: Known as South Africa’s best DJ, Black Coffee is ready to give you a taste of his trademark blend of Afropolitan House. He is likely to ignite the BASE dancefloor, which will keep you dancing ‘til the early hours at House Night!

The award-winning DJ has put his South Africa’s music on the map and is making his way back to BASE for his second performance of the season.

It’s going to be a night you will never forget!

Head to BASE this Thursday and check out Black Coffee’s inimitable energy of his live set. There will also be opening sets from Lazare Hoche and Deian.

Don’t miss it.

Akon Performing Live At Drai’s Dubai

Where: Drai’s Dubai

When: Thursday 28th November

About: Akon is the hip-hop superstar behind top tracks such as Lonely, as well as Smack That and I Wanna Love You, racking up several records on the Billboard Hot 100.

Grammy-winning Akon is known for his energetic performances, so it looks like it’s going to be a great night on Thursday

Doors open at 10 PM, with Ladies Night until 1 AM including complimentary entrance and unlimited beverages.

Friday 29th November

Martin Solveig at Café Mambo

Where: Café Mambo

When: Friday 29th November

About: Things are looking lively again on Friday at the garden hotspot, with the brilliant Martin Solveig making an appearance at the popular Café Mambo. The cool French DJ and record producer was propelled into global stardom thanks to his hit record ‘Hello’ which dominated the charts and the clubs when it was first released in 2010.  The track still sounds as fresh today as ever and we can’t wait to see what Solveig will be mixing up at Soho Garden this week.

Supporting him on the night will be Adam Graca and DJ Chris Wright.

Timings are 8pm to 4am, for more info, click here.


Where: Dubai Opera

When: Friday 29th November

About: If you’re in the mood for a bit of nostalgia this November then head to Dubai Opera as they pay homage to one the UK’s most popular clubs.

Following 2 sold-out shows last year, Haçienda Classiçal is making its way back to Dubai for a special performance.

The one-off performance will be taking place on Friday 29th November at Dubai Opera and pays homage to the iconic club that was an integral part in the rise of UK dance music culture.

Ticket prices start from Dhs200 and are available here.

TREY SONGZ Performing At Base

Where: Base Dubai

When: Friday 29th November

About: American singer, songwriter, producer, and actor Trey Songz burst onto the scene in 2005 with the release of his debut album ‘I Gotta Make It’.

This was before his follow-up album, ‘Trey Day’ which landed him his first top 20 single with ‘Can’t Help But Wait’.

Throughout his career, Songz has picked up Grammy nominations, a number 1 album (‘Chapter V’), and collaborations with big names such as Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown and more to come!

Don’t miss Trey Songz as he hits the stage at BASE on Friday, 29th November.

Saturday 30th November

All Day I dream

Where: Soho Garden

When: Saturday 30th November

About: If there was ever a way to end the month on a high, this has to be it. All Day I Dream will be bringing its Dubai Season Opening to Soho Garden on the 30th. Revellers are sure to be left delighted by what is set to be a mind blowing takeover from the Brooklyn born party giant. Known for its magical and dreamlike atmosphere, this event never fails to draw in huge crowds the world over. Expect unique music filled with technicolour emotionalism along with draped fabric, fairy lights and lanterns. It’s sure to be a beautiful experience that dreamers will love.

The line up is impressive with Lee Burridge, Lost Desert, DSF and Fulltone taking the stage. Doors open from 5am to midnight. Find out more about All Day I Dream and this event by clicking here.

For reservations at Soho Garden call +971 52 388 8849 or

URBN At White Dubai

Where: White Dubai

When: Saturday 30th November

About: Every Saturday, experience the Hip Hop/R&B Night at WHITE Dubai’s award-winning night #URBN.

Last year, WHITE Dubai was voted as the number 16 club in the world by DJ Mag’s #Top100Clubs. It is the first venue in the #MiddleEast to be placed on this prestigious list with over 600,000 votes!

For info or reservations contact +971 50 443 0933 or

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