The popular beach club spreads itself over two floors, catering to more than one experience within its contemporary setting. On arrival, the sound of Ibiza tunes lure guests into the architectural haven surrounded by white canopies and clear turquoise waters…
The beachfront offers a place to indulge in the cool waters of the island’s lush bay, minimalistic sun loungers, signature cocktails and music from an infamous selection of DJs and multiple-instrument live acts from around the world. With the restaurant located by the beach, late breakfast,lazy lunches and gourmet creations are served-up in the comfort of your private cabana. The outdoor beach club is mostly known for welcoming some of the biggest names in the house music industry from around the world. If you want to hear quality house music, BMI UAE is the place to go.
Visual entertainment includes dancers and performers in vibrant outfits and makeup, larger than life themed decoration and installations. The outdoor venue also showcases jet packers who perform on the water creating an extravagant lightshow for guests to enjoy while dancing to the music. A stylish and music-wary crowd is what makes BMI UAE stand out. Expect to see the best looking and best-dressed crowd here as the UAE gliteratti, socialites and celebrities congregate every weekend.
BMI UAE HAPPENINGS
November 4: BMI UAE presents Used + Abused with Loco Dice and Caleb Calloway. It’s time for Tribal House to take centre stage as the 10-year DC10 veteran, Loco Dice, brings the unique heart-thumping genre to the UAE shores. Loco Dice, famous for tracks like Menina Brasiliera, and Seeing Through Shadows, takes you on a cinematic journey through his North African and Middle Eastern folkloric musical influences. He’ll be joined by Caleb Calloway on that night, a DJ rooted from the tropical sounds of his native country Puerto Rico and influenced by the melting pot of music he encountered in Chicago, Texas, and New York. After having opened up for Loco Dice, Calloway sparked the interest of talent booker Louis Diaz from Club Space Miami. He was then presented with the amazing opportunity to tour with Loco Dice and become his supporting act. Now you have the chance to catch both artists and their infectious sounds at BMI UAE.
November 11: Jackmaster will take to the decks along with Joseph Capriati. “I don’t think about music in terms of genre, I think about it in terms of energy levels,” he says – and as his star has risen over the past few years, this has been on perfect display at parties in places like Glasgow, Berlin and New York, and superclubs such as Berghain and Fabric to legendary underground warehouse parties. Now recognised as one of the principal profiles in techno, Joseph Capriati has established a reputation as a universally popular and in-demand talent. A naturally charismatic DJ with a back catalogue of standout productions, Joseph is an instinctive performer with a genuine enthusiasm for entertaining.
November 18: Cocoon makes a return with Illario Alicante and Markus Fix on Friday. Ilario’s journey began with his regional DJ community, resulting in a long-running residency with Pachamama Club. After the success of his first hit track “Vacaciones En Chile” (Tenax Recordings), Ilario had an increasing number of invitations from clubs around Europe, further honing his DJ’s ear and fine-tuning his unique production sound. Markus Fix had a notable residency at U60311 where he was left free reign to his musical passion. He has played with top Djs like Tiefschwarz, Dominik Eulberg, Loco Dice, Tobi Neumann, Ewan Pearson and Martin Landsky amongst others. ✤
The acclaimed Saturday Beach Brunch offers an array of Mediterranean classics including fresh sushi, BBQ and an assortment of signature cocktails. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE’s chefs take over the terrace on live cooking stations with a selection of tempting meats from their piping BBQ and sweet tropical desserts.
November 5: The first brunch of the month is a Fashion Brunch solely dedicated to menswear, showcasing the best in clothing, swimsuits and accessories to the style savvy gentlemen of the city.
November 12: Dubai’s favorite Cuban band makes their way to BMI UAE for a Salsa Brunch like no other. The sultry band brings a sassiness to their performances that have the power to transport you to the streets of Havana.
November 19: The beach club’s most popular Saturday brunch makes a rather serene return with relaxed vibes focused on positive energy. The Spiritual Brunch is one not to miss as it’s quite different than all the other days at BMI UAE – you’ll be pleasantly surprised!
Brunch Price: AED249
Brunch Time – First seating: 1pm to 3pm;
Second seating: 3.30pm to 5.30pm
Terrace & Beach: AED295 2pm to 4pm
Moët Ice Imperial: AED550
Party hard on F1 Weekend!
Taking the meaning of lit to a whole new level, Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE has something special planned for F1 weekend; a huge Circoloco party and one of the venue’s most successful Saturday brunches, the Spiritual Brunch. The last weekend of the month presents the popular Circoloco party with Jamie Jones, Kerri Chandler and Art Department. The beginnings of Circoloco started at DC10 back in Ibiza 1999. The now-famous night shaped modern club culture and the Crazy Clown face went on to travel around the world as a beacon of the party ethos of Circoloco, becoming a symbol for the underground spirit of dance music culture.
Making a return to Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE on Friday 25th November, Circoloco brings along Jamie Jones, who is renowned for his cross genre band, Hot Natured; his ground-breaking label, Hot Creations; and his world renowned event series, Paradise. In less than a decade, he has catapulted himself to stardom by shattering genres and breaking out of the confines of minimal techno.
Kerri Chandler’s influences can be traced back to New Jersey growing up in a family of jazz musicians. His father, a respected deejay, provided Kerri with a rich background in the origins of soul, disco and the New York Underground Sound (known also as Garage music). The future is very bright for Kerri who is now signing and releasing productions through his new record label imprints: Max Trax, Grei Matter and Lost Tribes of Ibadan.
Last but not least, the returning Art Department has transcended scenes and broken down walls as underground artists as few others have, garnering accolades including number one track of the year at the Beatport Awards in 2011. They have been installed as Circoloco residents at arguably the most revered club on earth – DC10; upon request have taken their immersive live show to esteemed nightclubs like Fabric and Panorama Bar and have been invited to perform at trendsetting international events.
On Saturday 26th November, the last brunch of the season welcomes Schooly and Dubai electronic music staple, Charl Chaka.With music in his blood and funk in his soul, he has championed a distinct deep, funky jackin’ house sound and to this day is credited as being the first DJ to introduce this sound to Dubai. He will be joined by Schooly’s soulful tunes, another Dubai favourite from Radio 1.
Whether it’s an unforgettable party you want or a music and food-filled brunch, Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE has you covered for F1 weekend! ✤
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