Nightlife events in Dubai
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Access All Areas presents Nervo
Aussie dance production duo Nervo – aka Miriam and Olivia, also known as The Nervo Sisters – are best known for working with Armin van Buuren, Ke$ha, Pussycat Dolls and Sophie Ellis-Bextor, as well as co-writing David Guetta and Kelly Rowland’s number one dance hit ‘When Love Takes Over’. It’s of little surprise they also moonlight as catwalk models.
Dhs100; free for ladies before midnight. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm (056 603 7961).
Aperitivo/Schooly’s Soulful Session
Aperitivo’s residents spin funk and house grooves for the after-work crowd, with drinks from Dhs25 before 10pm. Then the night changes course as local Radio Two DJ Schooly gets behind the decks to spin more funk, disco and R&B-flavoured grooves.
Both events free. 5pm-3am. Ongoing. M-Dek, Media One, Dubai Media City (050 876 4335).
Bamboo and Pupil
Two Filipino chart-toppers perform for One Hit Jam, with solo artist Bamboo and band Pupil taking to the stage.
Dhs200. 8pm-11pm. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha (050 287 0786).
Commercial house classics from top local talent DJ Greg Stainer, assisted by Andy Swift & Mr Hush Free (ladies, and couple before midnight).
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. Zinc, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).
Expect ‘musicians’ music’ at this night – funk, soul, reggae, Latin, hip-hop and even Afrobeat have been put on the table by DJ Lobito and the vinyl-only Deep Crates Collestive team.
Free. 9pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Hotel, Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
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).
The Irish comic brings his Edinburgh Fringe-tastic show, ‘Cirque du Byrne’, to Dubai for two nights.
Dhs100; Dhs190 with food and drinks). Doors open 7pm, show starts 9pm. Until May 11. Almas Tower, JLT, www.timeouttickets.com
Only at Armani/Privé
Commercial R&B, hip-hop and house from residents including Mass Ramli, Brooklyn, and Darko Patrick Carrera.
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).
Weekly urban grooves on Trilogy rooftop from residents Ali Mak and Mr Shef Codes.
Dhs150. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).
There’s a ‘no house music’ policy at Republique on Thursdays, with DJ DC spinning old school remixes and rock tunes early on, before moving on to R&B and chart dance later.
Free. 10pm-3am. Republique, The Address Downtown (056 718 1188).
The IV’s Big Weekend
For the fourth year, Time Out Dubai’s top pub is offering a weekend of cheap hops and live entertainment.
Drinks start at Dhs21, with music from The Maplejacks and Marky Mark, plus a bouncy castle and face painting for kids. Free. 6pm-2am. Until May 11. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).
Thursdays at Mahiki
Expect a lively crowd on the dancefloor at this Polynesian-themed nightclub.
Free. 7pm-3am. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 380 7731).
House tunes in Chi Club from DJ Enxo 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).
Taboo presents Stanton Warriors
The top Brit breakbeat duo – made up of Dominic Butler and Mark Yardley – fly in to spin in the wake of releasing Stanton Session Vol. 3, their third critically acclaimed mix LP.
Dhs100 (main room), Dhs150 (with rooftop access). 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).
The Laughter Factor
Dhs140. 9pm. Mövenpick, JBR, Dubai Marina, www.timeouttickets.com
Ultra Chillout Sessions
Deep house grooves at this al-fresco night.
Free. 6pm-2am. Traders Hotel, Deira (04 265 7288).
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
The award-winning improv show makes a welcome return to Dubai.
Dhs185. 8pm. Until May 12. First Group Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com
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