See UB40 at The Irish Village or get your funk on at District Live
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on April 3:
See UB40 at The Irish Village: Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue play a gig at the popular watering hole. See www.timeoutdubai.com for our interview with them. Dhs175. Doors 7pm; show 9pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud www.timeouttickets.com
See Downtown Dubai in bloom: Dubai’s best landscape gardeners will be putting down roots in Downtown this week for the first Dubai International Garden Competition. The display will spread across the Boulevard. Free. 10am-10pm. Until Sunday April 6. The Venue, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, www.digc.ae (04 421 5959).
Check out Grassroots Revue: Head to this weekend of music, performance poetry, drama and comedy from a smattering of locally based performance artists. Dhs60. 8pm. The Courtyard Playhouse, Street 4b, Al Quoz, www.courtyardplayhouse.com.
Kick-start Greek Lent at Elia: Greek Orthodox Easter takes place later than Catholic Lent, but also involves a period of abstinence. Greek restaurant Elia will be marking the period with a menu of typical Lenten dishes such as white bean soup and halva. From Dhs29 per dish. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until April 18. Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2690).
Get your funk on at District Live: Check out District Live Thursdays and enjoy cool neo soul and funk sounds from Layla & The Free Sound Project. Free (door policy applies). 8pm-late. District Lounge, DIFC (050 880 2285).