Thursday, March 8
See Duran Duran rock The Sevens: The pose-rockers fly in for a stadium set. Nod along to the Mark Ronson-produced newbies while you wait to rock out to the heyday hits.
Dhs250-325. 9pm. The Sevens, Al Ain Road, www.timeouttickets.com
Hear bass legend Stanley Clarke: A veteran of fusion-pioneers Return to Forever, Stanley Clarke redefined the bass guitar with his frank virtuosity.
Free. 7pm, Burj Steps, Downtown Burj Khalifa.
Flirt with the flavours of Indonesia at Fire & Ice: The classic satay platter includes satay marangi (garlic-marinated beef fillet on a skewer), satay ayam and satay kambing.
Prices vary. Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until March 15. Raffles Dubai, Wafi (04 324 8888).
Raise a glass of bubbly at Yalumba: Why wait until Friday to have bubbly-fuelled fun at this classic brunch venue? Head over this Thursday for merriment and music.
Dhs449. 8pm-10.30pm. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2449).
Hear the Gipsy Kings swing: Who can’t resist the Kings’ flamenco-light musings? It’s like the soundrack to an ’80s tapas restaurant. But without the tapas.
Dhs250-325. 9pm. Burj Park, Downtown Dubai, www.timeouttickets.com