47 gigs and club nights in Dubai this week
Swedish House Mafia, DJ Spen and Haddaway are in town Discuss this article
- Picture 1 of 2
Cirque du Soir
Transported straight from London, complete with jugglers, fire-breathers and dwarfs, theatrical nightspot Cirque du Soir is one of Dubai’s most exclusive clubs.
Free (reservations recommended, door policy applies). 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Cirque du Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 4900).
Deep Crates at Casa Latina
Funk, soul, hip-hop, Afrobeat and more at this vinyl-centric night.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
Dubai stalwart Chi hosts big parties in its new Domeland garden area every Thursday. Expect a lively crowd and urban-centric tunes.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Chi@The Lodge, Oud Metha (050 957 7142).
MustHaveSoul third birthday with DJ Spen at 360°
The former Basement Boy and Jasper Street Company founder, and now on Quantize Recordings, long-standing house talent Spen returns to Dubai to help MustHaveSoul see in three years in business. Support comes from Simon Reid and Dan Chadwick, with Johnny Thornhill spinning an Eclectic Circle set down below.
Free (guestlist only). 6pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).
Resident DJ Mitchell spins.
Free (reservations only). 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Movida, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 174 4449).
People by Crystal
This award-winning club is one of the hottest places in town.
Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 354 3131).
Radio 1 Live at Nomad
Greg Stainer, Charl Chaka and Miss Jodie Lee spin in the gardens of this Jumeirah Creekside Hotel venue. Fire jugglers will be providing pyrotechnic visuals, and there will be a happy hour from 7pm to 8pm.
Free entry. 7pm. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8571 and 056 263 0860).
There’s a ‘no house music’ policy on Thursdays, with DJ DC playing a selection of old-school retro and alternative tunes.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Republique, The Address Downtown Dubai (056 718 1188).
Stefano Noferini at Trilogy
Acclaimed Italian house champion Noferini makes his Dubai debut with a gig at Trilogy.
Dhs100. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).
Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty at Ductac
A three-night stand of Tchaikovsky’s legendary ballet, performed by the Moscow City Ballet. It’s the evergreen tale of beautiful Princess Aurora, who is cursed by an evil fairy to sleep for 100 years until she is awakened by the kiss of a handsome prince. Expect lots of dazzling ballet moves.
Dhs180-300. Thu 8pm; Fri-Sat 3pm, 7.30pm. Until November 17. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.timeouttickets.com
Thrust at Alegra
DJ Enzo mans the decks at this night of commercial tunes.
Free (couples and mixed groups only; reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Al Murooj Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 246 4555).
Victoria’s Secret Party with DJ Lindsay Luv at Armani/Privé
Private fashion DJ/diva LL plays this one-off night at the swish Armani club.
Dhs100. 10pm-3am. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).
Wild Nights at The Living Room
Expect to hear R&B, house and more.
Free (door policy applies). 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (056 674 2981).
Time Out Dubai,
- Al Badia Golf Club(1)
- Casa Latina Bar(1)
- Chinawhite Dubai(1)
- Courtyard Building(1)
- Dubai World Trade Centre(1)
- GQ Bar(1)
- Grand Millennium Dubai(1)
- Jazz@Pizza Express(1)
- Level 41(1)
- Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach(2)
Most viewed galleries
Most viewed events
- One Big Electric Days
- CLASSIC ROCK COFFEE UAE PRESENTS RON BUMBLEFOOT THAL (GUNS N ROSES) IN CONCERT WITH POINT OF VIEW
- BDC Traffic Light Party
- Bling Nation Eid Hip-Hop Party
- Chinawhite Thursday’s
Our favourite features
Dubai's best burgers From diner-style bites to gourmet towers of meat
Best karaoke bars in Dubai Don’t save your singing for the shower and hit these Dubai spots
17 new Friday brunches to try in Dubai We review the city’s newest Friday feasts
Best new clubs in Dubai 2014 New openings which have outlived the hype
Where to eat in Dubai Marina Try a new place to eat in Dubai's exclusive waterside neighbourhood
45 budget meals in Dubai Where to dine with a friend and still get change from a Dhs100 note
Best live music venues in Dubai Listen to all sorts of live music at these great Dubai venues
Must-see Dubai sights Nine iconic attractions no tourist or resident should miss
The SMALLEST things in Dubai In a city known for size, we look at the more miniscule things in life
The most stylish restaurants in Dubai Eight fashionable finds in the city
12 best steakhouses in Dubai A veritable carnivore's delight awaits
101 celebrities in the UAE The most famous faces spotted in the emirates throughout 2013
Best selling albums of 2013 The top 20 sellers in the UAE: Who comes out on top?
Around the world at Global Village Dubai Stop and shop across the globe at the UAE's cultural park
Iconic Dubai buildings explained We celebrate some of the city's less well-known architectural triumphs