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Iris Yas Island Reveals DJ Line-Up For F1 Weekend

Put on your dancing shoes for a weekend of non-stop partying at Yas Island’s Iris nightclub, headlined by a line-up of house DJs taking the stage during the F1 weekend.

DJ Artbat kicks off the party weekend on Wednesday, 21st November

Production duo Artbat are bringing their techno beats to Iris Yas Island for a special edition of their weekly ‘HYVE’ night on Wednesday, 21st November. The Ukrainian DJs attained global fame after the release of deep house album, ‘Planeta,’ taking listeners on an immersive journey of their sound in an emotive flair. The breakthrough album helped them hold a residency at nightclubs in their hometown, Kiev and performed across party locations such as Greece, Lebanon and Georgia. Doors open at 6 pm and ladies enter for free.

Late night set by DJ Erick Morillo on 22nd November

For over two decades, platinum-selling DJ and producer Erick Morillo has been taking the stage across the world’s party locations and making music that went on to become chart-topping hits. The Colombian-American DJ has travelled the world as one of the most recognizable DJs on the circuit and has an illustrious career, winning the “Best International DJ” thrice and earning 15 nominations during the late ‘90s and ‘00s. Expect a late night set by the DJ, playing until 5 am.

Mahmut Orhan and Roger Sanchez headlining Iris Yas Island on 23rd November

You may know Mahmut Ozhan after the 2017 party anthem ‘Feel’ featuring Sena Sener, which amassed 115 million views on YouTube and ranked among Shazam’s Global Top 100 chart. The Turkish DJ has spent countless hours headlining venues in Turkey and the Middle East ever since. The late night session will witness a set by Dominican-American house music DJ Roger Sanchez. The Grammy Award-Winning DJ has been among the most in-demand DJs across the European club circuit, maintaining a residency in Ibiza’s nightclubs every year since 2000. He’s a four-time award winner for the ‘Best House DJ’ by DJ Awards.

Sylvain Armand and Jean Claude Ades performing live on 24th November  

While Sam Smith entertains the crowds at du Forum, House heads can go to Iris Yas Island for two sets by seasoned house music DJs. First off, Sylvain Armand made waves on the circuit after holding a residency at Ibiza’s Blue Marlin for two years. His mix of techno and deep house helped him land a spot for the opening act with Axwell ^ Ingrosso for four years straight at Ushuaia Ibiza. Whereas, DJ Jean Claude Ades has been a key fixture on the decks across Ibiza’s superclubs, like Pacha, Amnesia and El Chiringuito.

Closing acts by Mahmut Orhan and Joseph Capriati on 25th November

Mahmut Orhan returns to Iris Yas Island to end the party on a high note, alongside Italian DJ ace Joseph Capriati. Rubbing shoulders with techno and house music producers from a young age, Joseph started hitting the decks at the age of just 11. Over the years, he solidified his position as one of the most established DJs on the circuit, including his stunning 25-hour set.

Early bird tickets available

Discounted tickets are currently available on Platinumlist. Lads can avail tickets to Iris Yas Island for Dhs 200, including two beverages, while ladies enter for free. The following three days, lads can buy tickets for Dhs 250, including two beverages, while ladies pay Dhs 170 and enjoy two beverages. Entry charges at the door may cost Dhs 30-Dhs 50 extra.