Your next seven days of Dubai music and nightlife, sorted by our experts
Time Out Dubai staff
James Bond Wednesdays Gents can enjoy James Bond-themed drinks and get 30 percent off the total bill at this new weekly night. The first 20 guys get vouchers for Inflight Dubai to experience the vertical wind tunnel. Free. 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Zephyr Rooftop Lounge, Level 47, Warwick Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 506 9636).
Sass loves ’80s opening party Sass Caf rewinds the years for a night of anthems from the ’80s and ’90s. Expect a mix of genres, from pop to rock and old-school hip-hop. Free. 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Sass Café, Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 7722).
Tripland Deep house and underground DJs are on the cards at this new weekly night. Free. 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 995 5400).
Candyland This weekly night promises a mix of modern commercial tracks by Nick Tohme. Free (reservations required). 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Provocateur Dubai, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 211 8222).
Get Cirqued Enjoy a night of circus acts including fire jugglers and dancers, while DJ Nick Tohme plays an open format set all night. Free. 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 995 5400).
Mark Fanciulli at Square The electronic music maestro is behind the decks alongside local DJ Somalie to celebrate the official opening of three new venues: Park, Square and Garden in the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai. Free (guestlist only). 10pm-3am. Square, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (056 2240 956).
Oktoberfest Celebrate all the best things about Germany, from German brews to traditional cuisine and live music from an Oktoberfest house band. Free. 7pm-3am. Until October 10. Barasti Le Mridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road (04 318 1313).
Women Crush Thursdays The night is hosted by resident DJ Tony H playing commercial tunes. Ladies get free drinks until 1am. Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).
Cool Kids Made in VIP Room Expect a night of house, hip-hop and old-school classics at this weekly night. Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. VIP Room, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (052 881 8888).
Hip-Hop by Nature DJ Bliss plays a mash-up of hip-hop, R&B and old-school urban tracks at this weekly night. Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Movida, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 174 4449).
Leighton Moody at House of Afrika A Cape Town DJ brought up on jazz, soul, gospel and hip-hop, Soulsideup aka Leighton Moody, maintains that musical history, blending those influences with deep house. One of the biggest names on the South African house scene, he’s warmed up for the likes of Kerri Chandler and Dennis Ferrer. Free. 6pm-3am. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).
Massive Fridays Listen to R&B, hip-hop, old school and funky mixes with DJ Scotti B, DJ Stylez, DJ Badir and MC Moneyplus. Ladies get free drinks before midnight. Free for ladies, Dhs100 for gents. 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Sensation Club, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 675 0816).
411 Nights This popular urban night is packed every single week, so get down early to make sure you get in. DJs alternate weekly and include Shef Codes, Masterstepz, DJ Stutter and DJ Bliss. Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).
Opera Pop This unique show combines modern pop songs with classical opera, performed by Russian soprano Guzel Teymour, Belgian tenor Wim Hoste and more. Expect to hear songs from popular musicals West Side Story and Phantom of the Opera mixed with works by Andrea Bocelli and Mozart. Dhs395-495 (including gala dinner and selected drinks). 7.30pm-11.30pm. Royal Majlis, Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Living (04 417 9999).
XO Saturdays DJ Skinnyloop and DJ Darko De Jan play a strictly urban playlist. Ladies get free drinks from 10pm to midnight. Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Priv, Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (056 683 3943).
’80s night DJ Elie transports you back to the ’80s with classic tracks. Enjoy happy hour from 7pm to 10pm with drinks from Dhs30. Free. 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111).
Black Bass Head to an urban night with music by DJs Jack and Joey – expect a mix of hip-hop, R&B and old-school tracks. Ladies in groups of five get a free bottle of grape and a table until 12.30am. Free for ladies, Dhs100 for gents (including one drink). 11pm-3am. Ongoing. A Club, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (056 484 5737).
L.O.V.E. Sundays Listen to electro with DJs Yiannis and Becker at this Japanese spot. Free. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Okku, The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8777).
Play School Mondays Head to a hip-hop and R&B night, with music by UK producer DJ DVN and Dubai Radio 1’s Dany Neville. Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Toy Room Dubai, Al Murooj Rotana, Downtown Dubai (055 246 4555).
Honeys Rock the Boat Ladies get unlimited free mixed drinks all night at this lively spot. Make sure you arrive before 11pm to get your Tiki stamp for drinks. Free. 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 216 0181).