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DubaiLAD’s Guide To Top Club Events At The Abu Dhabi Showdown Week

There’s a lot going on at the Abu Dhabi Showdown Week building up to the widely anticipated UFC 242 and we’re helping you navigate through the week with our guide to top club events.

Jess Glynne live

Where: MAD On Yas

When: Wednesday, 4th September

About: Hot on the heels of her gig at RedFestDXB last February, pop songstress Jess Glynne returns to the country performing live at Abu Dhabi superclub MAD On Yas.

In the world of pop, Jess Glynne is someone who everyone’s familiar with. Following on from the massive pop success of “Rather Be,” with Clean Bandit in 2013, the English artist earned huge solo success in the charts, thanks to hit singles like “Don’t Be Hard On Yourself,” “Take Me Home,” “Hold My Hand” and “Real Love” from her debut album.

You might know her for collaborations like “These Days,” with Macklemore and Rudimental, “Not Letting Go” with Tinie Tempah, as well as “She Knows How To Love Me” with David Guetta.

Rudimental and Sigala live

Where: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

When: Thursday, 5th September

About: Fresh off the back of their performance at Groove On The Grass last April, drum and bass collective Rudimental make a return to the country. Famed for hits like “These Days,” “Waiting All Night,” “Sun Comes Up,” “More Than Anything” and their chart-busting track, “Lay It All On Me.” It’s our pick of the week.

As many fans know too well, Sigala has been a mainstay on the circuit after finding success with the 2016 hit, “Easy Love.” His success garnered a string of hits like “Came Here For Love,” “Wish You Well,” “Lullaby” and “We Don’t Care.”

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is all set for a Drai’s DXB takeover through the night and on Saturday, 7th September, hosting a pool party following the UFC 242 weigh-in and an after-party at The Edition Club, The Annex.

Erick Morillo and Sigma live

Where: Yas Island Beach Club

When: Friday, 6th September 

About: Platinum-selling DJ and producer Erick Morillo will be performing a set followed by Sigma at Yas Island Beach Club.

For long, Morillo has been delivering dance and house music sets across the party map of the world, notably his Subliminal Sessions parties at Pacha in Ibiza. He’s a three-time winner of DJ Awards’ ‘Best House DJ’ and ‘Best International DJ’ titles.

Another top act on the bill is UK drum and bass duo Sigma, who made a name for themselves after releasing dance hits like “Find Me,” “Coming Home,” “Glitterball” and “Higher.”

Tinie Tempah live

Where: MAD On Yas

When: Friday, 6th September

About: MAD On Yas is about to get ‘Frisky’ with a live performance by Tinie Tempah. His blend of rap and pop music made him one of the most successful British rappers in the U.K. releasing hits like “Pass Out,” “Frisky,” “Till I’m Gone,” “Girls Like” and “Written In The Stars,” peaking at number 12 on Billboard Hot 100.

2 Chainz live

Where: MAD On Yas

When: Saturday, 7th September

About: The madness continues post-UFC 242 with an after-party at MAD On Yas headlined by 2 Chainz. The Georgia-born rapper has been at the forefront of luxury rap, delivering hits like “We Own It,” “It’s a Vibe,” “I’m Different,” “Beez In The Trap” and “Money In The Way.”