We dig up the juicy rumours, new openings and hot events in Dubai’s music and nightlife scene
DXBeach Festival,which launched in April, is back at Zero Gravity on Friday October 23 and Friday November 20, with artist announcements coming soon. The outdoor beach venue has also launched The Zero Gravity House Party, a new evening brunch concept, taking place every Thursday from 8pm to 11pm and offering unlimited food and drinks for Dhs295.
Elsewhere, The Act Dubai has unveiled their latest dinner show, Alice. Based on the classic children’s story of Alice in Wonderland, it blends theatre, dance and music with a fine-dining experience. The show takes place every Tuesday and Wednesday at 9pm, starting on August 4.
McGettigan’s Irish bar are offering a series of free concerts by Irish singer Roisin O across their outlets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi throughout the month of August (August 6-28). See www.mcgettigans.com for details. Continue soaking up the summer atmosphere with drinks deals at B Lounge and The Cigar Room at Fairmont The Palm. Guests can sample selected chilled barrel-aged mixed drinks that have been aged for more than six months, starting from Dhs110 per person from Tuesday to Saturday.
For those who fancy an elegant evening sampling a variety of fine cheeses and grapes, Cafe Rouge at Souk Madinat is offering a mid-week deal for Dhs145 per person. Choose between red or white grape, accompanied by a three-course set dinner menu every Wednesday from noon onwards. Similarly, every Sunday from 7pm at Solo Bistronomia & Vinobar in Raffles Dubai, diners can enjoy four glasses of grape and handcrafted chocolates for Dhs140.