We dig up the juicy rumours, new openings and hot events in Dubai’s music and nightlife scene
With Dubai Music Week 2015 just weeks away, a third concert has been added to the line-up. The award-winning singer, songwriter and dancer Jason Derulo will take to the stage at opening night on Wednesday September 23. Dubai audiences can look forward to live performances of hit singles like ‘Whatcha Say’, ‘In My Head’ and ‘Ridin’ Solo’, ‘Wiggle’ ‘Trumpets’ and ‘Want to Want Me’.
Acts also confirmed include British popstar Ellie Goulding who will perform on Thursday September 24 and Thirty Seconds to Mars on Friday September 25. Tickets for all concerts are priced at Dhs295 for general admission, fan pit access at Dhs395 and Dhs550 for VIP admission.
Electronic music fans can look forward to the first-ever Dubai Music Conference. The event is set to take place from February18 to 19, 2016 at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
It will feature world-leading DJs, record labels and influential music industry professionals. The two-day conference will welcome electronic music’s leading thinkers, artists, global brands and technology pioneers, to engage in discussions on all aspects of the growth of the industry. Each night will see a festival where dance music’s most renowned international and local labels and brands take over seven venues at the hotel.
From new festivals to new nights, Cavalli Club has launched Sprinkle, starting on September 10. DJ Bob Sinclar will headline the new night. Think disco house, saxophones and bongo players and you’ll have an idea of what the new night is all about. Running every Thursday from 9.30pm until 3am, DJs will play house and disco music all night long.