Nightlife events in Dubai
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Acoustic Songwriters’ Showcase
Five local songwriters perform three songs each at the third Fridge showcase of local songwriting talent.
Dhs50. 8pm. The Fridge, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).
The original Rock Bottom in Bur Dubai now hosts a ’70s-themed cheese-fest, with disco covers from house band Sold-Out, party tunes from DJ Smokin’ Dean, and all of the staff decked in retro garb.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Rock Bottom Café, Regent Palace Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 396 3888).
A gritty weekly night with SirMarc, Archidex and Pariah playing drum’n’bass, dubstep and electro at this Barsha hangout. There are also two-for-one drinks before midnight, and half-price deals for cabin crew.
Free. 9.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Catwalk, Golden Tulip Al Barsha (04 341 7474).
DJ Emtee and Flowmaster J host this weekly night of R&B, hip-hop and house tunes, with free drinks for ladies all night.
Dhs75, ladies free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (04 337 9470).
Quiz night at The Underground
Teams of up to four people engage in a battle of wits at this popular Dubai Marina bar.
Free. 7pm (registration). Ongoing. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 408 4221).
The Laughter Factory with Pierre Hollins, Tom Stade and John Lynn
Since supporting Lenny Henry and Rory Bremner in his early days, headliner Hollins has reinvented his act numerous times – most recently spotted sporting an electronic squash racket. A favourite of our colleagues at Time Out London, he also packs some mean comedy numbers on his guitar. Hollins shares a bill here with Canadian stand-up Stade and Irish comic Lynn.
Dhs130. 8pm. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.timeouttickets.com
ÜberDubai hosts this night with music from DJ Eli Abi.
Free. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Amika Lounge, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).
Retro ’70s and ’80s tunes in gothic surroundings.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Rare: The Place, Media Rotana, TECOM (055 505 7580).
Mass Ramli spins commercial R&B on the terrace, with Subandrio providing chilled grooves
in the lounge. Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0561).
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