Five top music names to see in Dubai this week

From Kylie Minogue to Wu Tang-Clan

Five top music names to see in Dubai this week

This weekend is setting up to be a massive one here in Dubai, and if you’re a fan of live music you’re in luck as there are loads of top names coming to Dubai. Here are five of the top names you’ll need to see – from Kylie Minogue at the Rugby Sevens to Wu Tang-Clan at Sole DXB. For more things to do in Dubai this weekend, click here.

Friday December 6
Burna Boy
Ready for some award-winning Afro-fusion beats this Friday in Dubai? Drai’s Dubai is bringing in a mega pop star to deliver just that. Nigerian singer Burna Boy is set to perform at Time Out Dubai’s Club of the Year 2019’s catwalk stage, with big tunes including Burn Notice, Burn Identity and On The Low. Taking to the stage this Friday (December 6) with doors opening from 10pm until 4am, he’s won the best pop award for his song Like to Party at the South-South Music Awards and the best new act of the year at the Nigerian Entertainment Award. As always, ladies can get free-flowing drinks until 1am along with free entry, while gents can get in on the action for Dhs200 which includes two drinks, with tickets available via Virgin Megastore.
Free (ladies), Dhs200 (gents). Fri Dec 6, 10pm-4am. Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba, www.virginmegastore.ae (052 388 8857).

Kylie Minogue
On Friday December 6, Kylie will be taking to the stage at the Rugby Sevens for a top night of hits to celebrate one of the world’s oldest annual rugby tournaments.Having sold 80 million albums worldwide in a career that spans more than 30 years (ever since leaving Aussie soap Neighbours back in the ’80s), you can expect to hear hit after hit after hit from Kylie – from Spinnin’ Around, Can’t Get You Out Of My Head, The Loco-Motion, Especially For You, 2 Hearts and loads more. Tickets start at Dhs400 for the entire day, which includes all of the rugby action from the tournament as well as the after-show concert.
From Dhs400. Dec 5-7 (concert on Fri Dec 6). The Sevens Stadium, dubairugby7s.com

Lil Pump
American rapper and songwriter Lil Pump is coming to BASE Dubai this weekend, so if you’re looking for a big night out – you know where to go. The US artist, also known as Gazzy Garcia, will be playing at the d3 nightclub on Friday (December 6). And if you’re one of the first 100 ladies to arrive, you’ll get in free. After that it’s Dhs100 for women and Dhs300 for gents.
Dhs100 (ladies), Dhs300 (gents). Fri Dec 6 BASE, d3, Ras Al Khor Road (055 313 4999).

Saturday December 7
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Clan are without a doubt one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time. Celebrating 25-years in the business with a sold-out tour, a headline slot at Glastonbury Festival and two incredible TV series, they head to Sole DXB to perform some of their greatest hits. Rap fans, are you ready? This is going to be a big one. For all the other names at SoleDXB click here.
From Dhs245. Dec 7, noon-10pm. Dubai Design District, www.soledxb.com.

Monday December 9
Lethal Bizzle
Famed UK grime artist Lethal Bizzle is set to perform a huge show at one of Dubai’s hottest late night venues Toy Room DXB for its weekly ladies night. Kicking off on Monday December 9 from 11pm until 4am, partygoers can expect to jump around to some of his best tunes, including Pow, The Drop, I Win and Oi! – which charted in the top ten of the UK Singles Chart. Entry is completely free for everyone, with doors opening at 11pm. Ladies will get free drinks until 1am, so best get down there on the dot.
Free entry. Mon Dec 9, 11pm-4am. Soho Garden, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba, www.toyroomdxb.com (052 463 3338).

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