House from Sylvain Armand, R&B from Baby Blue, and 23 more hot nights
Havana Nights at Blends Live four-piece Cuban band Esencia Cubana will be performing followed by DJ Moe, who will be spinning a Latin set. Free. 10pm-2am. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Charl Chaka at Movida The house tunes will be provided by Dubai-based DJ Charl Chaka – a decksmith with an encyclopaedic knowledge of music – at this high-end venue. Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Movida, Radisson Royal Hotel. Sheikh Zayed Road (04 386 6844).
DJ Varsha and DJ Vidu at Club Mint Expect an evening of commercial tunes at this Bur Dubai nightspot. Dhs100. 9pm-3am. Manhattan Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 325 9000).
Hopfest 2013 The three-day event with live music from The MapleJacks and DJ Marky takes place in The Irish Village’s air conditioned tent and features over 100 different varieties of hops. Free. August 29-31. Midday-midnight.The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).
IDentity at N’Dulge Radio One DJ Simon B will be spinning the tracks for this night. Dhs100. Free for ladies before 11pm. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 147 6034/055 147 6034).
RAVELATIONS Presents COSMOSIS (Holophonic Records, UK) This evening of trance is inspired by Goan beach parties. Dhs125. 9pm-3am. Chi@The Lodge, Oud Metha (050 645 1119).
Sylvain Armand Live at People The French house DJ will be spinning live. Free (door policy applies). 10pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai (050 297 2097).
The Final Battle Tournament at SPiN This ping- pong tournament will see two lucky winners qualify for the next round of a competition where the eventual champions will win a trip to SPiN New York. Boris Jetski spins funky house and R&B tunes. Free. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. SPiN Dubai, Wafi (04 370 7707).
The White Room A club concept direct from Lebanon. Expect commercial house and hip-hop in Al Murooj Rotana’s ballroom. Free. Call ahead for a reservation. 11pm-3am. Al Murooj Rotana, Downtown Dubai (050 443 0933).
Baby Blue at N’Dulge The UK urban artist who has worked with Estelle, Idris Elba and John Legend will be performing her single ‘Bump’ for the crowd at Atlantis. Dhs100, free for ladies before 11pm. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 147 6034/055 147 6034).
Ghetto Radio 89.5 Jah’mrock Reggae Dubai Tour Featuring DJ Musty from Ghetto Radio Kenya alongside JNR B from Natty D Vibrations and a live performance from female Kenyan musician AMANI. Dhs75. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
Entra Mi Casa @ 360˚ Below Deck This night will feature Afro and Latin beats from DJs Just Lance, Tristan Bain, Charl Chaka, Conan Liquid and Nthayi. Free. 6pm-3am. 360˚. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (04 406 8999).
La Vida at Rare Club Dubai The newly refurbished TECOM nightspot is looking to create a high-energy Ibiza vibe. Hollaphonic member Greg Stainer will be spinning the house tunes and all drinks are two-for-one. Free. 10pm-3am. Media Rotana Hotel, TECOM (055 859 7010/055 505 7580).
L.O.V.E. Sundays@Okku Hip Japanese venue Okku’s regular Sunday night continues to shine with a mix of classic house and retro flavours as well as Japanese-themed nibbles. Free (reservations required). Sun 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Okku, The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8777).
Status Sundays at Amika Expect fresh beats at this top urban night at Amika. Free (guest list and reservations only). 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Amika, The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (05 535 80044).
VIP Room Check out the St Tropez-inspired club that won Best New Club at our Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards. Dhs150 (couples only). 10pm-3am. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, (050 101 0924).
Medfames ladies’ night at Sublime Three free drinks for ladies are offered up here together with tunes that will be supplied from DJs Sister Rock and Chris Rayner. Free. 6pm-2am. Sublime Bar & Lounge, Ibis World Trade Centre Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 669 8669).
Tuesdays in the City at Cavalli Club This ladies’ night features free drinks and nibbles and if you book before a certain time you can get a free lounge table. Tunes will come from resident DJ Enzo Mirak at this high-end, fashion-themed nightspot with an always glamorous crowd. Free (door policy applies) 7pm-3am. Cavalli Club, The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 228 2554).