Chill out at Sky Garden: Expect classic hits, old school and nu school hip hop, R&B and reggae at this brand new al fresco spot. There’s also happy ‘hour’ from 6pm-9pm, and a pint and shisha for Dhs60. Free. 1pm-3am. Sky Garden, Metropolitan Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 552 3507).
Indus Creed live in Dubai: The popular Indian rock group who have championed the independent music scene in the country (and were originally founded in 1984 as Rock Machine) takes to the stage for a live performance. Should be a good night. Dhs100. 8pm ’til late. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (050 248 4054).
Tuck into yum cha at Hukama: Partake in the Cantonese custom of yum cha with your family and friends every Friday. Enjoy a selection of the finest Chinese teas, along with deliciously unique dim sum. A nice, relaxed alternative to a brunch. Dhs145. Noon-3pm. Ongoing. The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8928).
Get Loaded: The outrageously popular monthly indie night returns to provide the crowd with a soundtrack spanning from ’60s rock’n’roll to drum and bass, with Dhs20 drink deals all night. Free. 9pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Hotel Al Barsha (055 882 5675).
A night of UK garage with none other than DJ Pied Piper: Revisit the early noughties with a night of UK garage courtesy of No.1 Fridays, with special guests DJ Pied Piper and MC DT. Expect a live performance of the hit ‘Do You Really Like It?’. Free. 4pm-2am. Ongoing. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (050 107 6405).