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After Brunch Beat Session
Chill out grooves and two-for-one drinks before 7pm.
Free. 4pm-8pm. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 8888).

Audio Tonic Sunset Sessions with Roberto Rodriguez
Expect accessible, danceable house from the Finnish DJ.
Free (guestlist). 4pm-2am. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8999).

Bass and Beats
Urban in the club from DJ Mo Tiger, DJ Badir and Flow Master J, plus retro club tunes in Chi Red from DJ Mylo and DJ DLB.
Free (ladies, couples and mixed groups), Dhs100 (men). Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha (04 354 3131).

Urban grooves all night.
Dhs100, free for ladies and couples before midnight. 10pm-3am. Velvet Underground, Royal Ascot, Bur Dubai (050 8573 802).

Viva presents Darko De Jan
Armani’s resident house DJ spins.
Free. 10pm-3am. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).

Don Moen
Popular Christian singer from the US who has clocked more than five million album sales.
Dhs60-250. 7pm-1am. Dubai Tennis Stadium

Fuel Nights
A fusion of house and Arabic beats.
Free, guestlist and table reservations only. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Amika Lounge, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).

Ill Communications Big Night Out with Sébastien Léger
French house star Léger is the main room, plus The Noisemaker Live in the studio and urban on the rooftop from resident Dany Neville.
Dhs100 before midnight, Dhs150 after, ladies and Face card holders free before 11pm. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).

Music Al Dubai
Notable acts play in the evening at this two-day celebration of French culture. Tonight’s bill features gipsy jazz from Debout sur le Zinc, as well as Laurent Delorme and the Francis Cabrel Cover Band.
Dhs175 (daily), Dhs300 (both days). Noon (fair opens), 8pm (concerts star). Dubai International Marine Club, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi (no number).

Norooz 2012 Live in Dubai
A host of Iranian stars perform live in Dubai for Iranian New Year. Tonight: Ebi, Kamran and Hooman.
Dhs299-499. 8pm (doors), 10pm (show). Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road

Old School Funky Fridays
Resident DJ Jack n’ Junior Rodriguez spins funk, soul, disco and old school house, with free drinks for ladies from 8pm to midnight.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. Blends, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).

Punk Rock Night featuring The Frenemies
Riff-heavy punks the The Frenemies and the Dead Shakes are on the bill for what is likely to be a very aggressive night.
Dhs50. 9pm-3am. Aussie Legends, Rydges Plaza Dubai, Satwa (04 398 2222).

No.1 Fridays
Urban night playing the latest R&B hits.
Dhs100 (ladies free before midnight). 10.30pm-3am. Club Sensation, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).

Only at Armani/Privé
R&B, hip-hop and electro from Mass Ramli, Brooklyn and Darko De Jan.
Free. 10pm-3am. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).

Sikka Art Fair
Some of the city’s best musicians play free outdoor gigs across Bastakiya for Dubai Art Week. Tonight: gypsy jazz trio Zazous, contemporary dance from Flordeliza & Krista Degaetano, singer Layla Kardan, theatre from the Star Too group, Emirati band Tahkt Al Emirate and DJ/live violin performance from DJ Tar3k V.
Free. 5pm-10pm. Al Bastakiya, Bur Dubai (no number).

Underground Procedures
R&B and hip-hop tunes spun by the house DJs.
Dhs100, free for men until midnight, free for ladies all night. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).

By Rob Garratt
Time Out Dubai,

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