5 things to do today

Rock your socks off and have a giggle!

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday 17

Rock your socks off at Metal Asylum: Beloved rock night Metal Asylum heads to a new location this month. Dubai-based bands Exit 43, Jacknife, IED and Beat Antenna’s Neil Harrison will take to the stage to play original tracks, accompanied by classic rock and metal favourites from DJ Chris.
Dhs50. Open 9pm-3am. Cheers Bar, The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (050 714 0427).

Support the lads at Soccer Circus’s football tournament: Wannabe footballer dads and their budding Beckham lads can get all competitive with their dribbling and bending at the parent-organised football tournament taking place at Soccer Circus. The five-a-side matches are open to teams of under-sevens and under-nines. What are you waiting for? Go on son!
Free. 3pm-6pm. Soccer Circus, Mirdif City Centre, www.playnationme.com (800 534 7873).

Have a giggle: The hard-working Laughter Factory comedians are back once again for a side-splitting show.
Dhs130. 9pm. Mazina, The Address Dubai Marina, www.timeouttickets.com

Musandam speedboat dive trip: Now is the season to dive, as there’s a good chance of spotting whale sharks. Take three dives in Musandam on a Friday for Dhs333. Add Dhs150 for return bus transport from Dubai, and Dhs47 if you need to rent dive kit.
Dhs520 (including pick-up and kit rental). 6am. Al Boom Diving, Al Wasl Road, abdiving@emirates.net.ae (04 342 2993).

The Herbaliser duo hit the UAE: The West London pair drop in for a headline DJ set as iLL Communications moves back into the Trilogy studio for the summer.
Dhs130; Dhs100 before midnight, free for ladies and Face card holders before 11pm. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 725 8277).

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