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Thursday 12

Access All Areas with Ca$h Money & Gramophonedzie
Rising Serbian star Gramophonedzie picked up a nomination for best DJ set at this year’s Time Out Dubai Nightlife Awards when he played at Atlantis last March. Let’s hope for even better things on his return. Dhs100; free for ladies before midnight. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (056 603 7961).

Airplane
A weekly session featuring unashamed ’80s cheese. Expect to hear guilty pleasures, plus to help you celebrate the weekend there’s an all-you-can-drink deal between 6pm and 9pm for Dhs99.
Free. 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. Z:One, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Aperitivo
Alla Moda Party The house DJs spin funk grooves at this rooftop pool bar, popular with the after-work crowd.
Free. 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. M-Dek, Media One, Media City (050 876 4335).

Club Anthems
Commercial house classics from top local talent DJ Greg Stainer, assisted by Andy Swift & Mr Hush.
Free. 9pm-3am. Zinc, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).

Deep Crates
Expect ‘musicians’ music’ at this night – funk, soul, reggae, Latin, hip-hop and even Afrobeat have been put on the table by DJ Lobito.
Free. 9pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Hotel, Al Barsha (04 399 6699).

Taboo with Matthias Tanzmann
Top German decksmith Tanzmann, best known for remixing the likes of Moby, Josh Wink and Booka Shade, flies in to spin for progressive electronic night Taboo.
Dhs100 (main room), Dhs150 (with rooftop access) 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).

Jamrock Resident
DJs Brooklyn and Taz play R&B, hip hop, soca, reggae, dancehall and funky house.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Sublime, Ibis Hotel, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.sublimebar.com (04 318 7130).

Legacy by maDJam
Top regional DJ maDJam, who recently warmed up for David Guetta in Abu Dhabi, trades tunes here with resident DJ DC.
Free. 10pm-3am. Republique, The Address Downtown Dubai (056 718 1188).

Mahiki
There’s always a lively crowd on the dancefloor at this Polynesian-themed nightclub – it’s especially popular with the after work Thursday crowd.
Free. 7pm-3am. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 380 7731).

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).

People by Crystal
DJ Anthony plays house and commercial tunes. Check the Facebook page on Tuesdays for last-minute celeb visits.
Free, couples and reservations only. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

Ricardo Da Costa
South African DJ Da Costa melds electro, tribal and tech house into his sound, joined here by Dubai talents Charl Chaka and Mark Pickup.
Free. 5pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (050 107 6405).

Eagles live at The Sevens

The reformed kings of smooth radio-friendly rock make their Middle Eastern debut.
Dhs350-750. Doors 6pm, show 9pm. The Sevens Stadium, Al Ain Road, www.timeouttickets.com

The Laughter Factory
For details, see Wednesday 11.
Dhs130. 9pm. Grand Millennium Dubai, TECOM www.timeouttickets.com

Thursdays Experience
House tunes in Chi Club from DJ Enzo and DJ DLB, plus urban in Chi Red from Flowmaster J.
Free (ladies and couples), Dhs100 (men). 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (04 337 9470).

Ultra Chillout Sessions

Deep house grooves at this relaxed al-fresco Thursday night.
Free. 6pm-2am. 88 Ultra Lounge, Traders Hotel, Deira (04 265 7288).

By Rob Garratt
Time Out Dubai,

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