59 gigs and club nights in Dubai
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Armani/Privé presents Bellissimo
Hear deep, tech and vocal house from Roberto Mermand, Darko De Jan and VDJ barbu.tv.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).
Diamond Wednesdays at Boudoir
Urban hits and club classics from DJs Brooklyn and Shero at this top ladies’ night.
Free (mixed groups or reservations only). 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort, Jumeirah (050 652 0626).
Cameron Cartio at N’Dulge
Iranian-born Swedish pop singer Cartio – a hit in the Arab world – makes his Dubai debut.
Dhs100 before 1.30am, Dhs200 after. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (056 175 1010).
G.I. Disco at Calabar
Retro revival team Kalle Kuts and Daniel W Best are said to have enticed the likes of Kelly Rowland and Talib Kweli to their monthly club night in Berlin. Here they play a three-night stand at trendy Calabar.
Free. 9pm-3am. Until September 21. Calabar, The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8888).
Dance instructor Aloy Junco offers a free salsa lesson for all from 9pm to 10pm, before DJ Evo gives wannabes a chance to try their moves on the dancefloor. There are free Cuban drinks for ladies from 8pm to midnight.
Free. Ongoing. 8pm-3am. Blends, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Mingle ladies’ night at Left Bank
Ladies get five mixed drinks for Dhs5 between 8pm and 10pm. House, R&B and chart cheese is spun by DJ Keith Dobbs.
Free. 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Left Bank, Souk Al Bahar (04 368 4501).
Night House, R&B and chart fare at this weekly night.
Free (reservations only). 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Movida, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 174 4449).
Pioneer DJ-ME Championship
Up to 50 decksmiths go head to head at the second round of Dubai’s biggest annual DJ comp. Expect sizzling mash-ups as the DJs showcase their skills in ten-minute slots.
Free. 6pm-3am. Until September 27. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0561).
The Laughter Factory
It’s the penultimate night of this month’s Laughter Factory, featuring energetic, over-the-top Portuguese reality TV star Philberto in the headline slot. A safer bet is Nathan Caton, a UK TV regular who’s appeared on Mock the Week and hosted The Nathan Caton Show on Comedy Central. Meanwhile, trained clown (we’re not joking) Addy Van Der Borgh became the first Brit comic to appear at the 20th Century Fox Comedy Showcase, and recently made his first appearance in a Hollywood film, Little Things.
Dhs140. 9pm. Various locations until September 20. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.timeouttickets.com
Think Twice at Mansion
New house night from DJs Afroboogie and Hugh Santos.
Free. 9pm-3am. Mansion, Meliá Hotel, Bur Dubai (050 144 0753).
Zinc’s Ultimate Ladies’ Night
Ladies get free bubbly before 1am, and groups of five ladies or more get a free bottle.
Dhs75, free for ladies and Face Card holders. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).
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