Friday, April 27
Goldfish hit the sand at Atlantis: To celebrate South Africa Freedom Day, electro duo Goldfish return to Atlantis to treat us to more spirited sax improvs and pounding beats.
Dhs100. 3pm-2am. Sandance Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321), www.timeouttickets.com
Hear Aloe Blacc perform at XL: The ‘I Need a Dollar’ soul singer joins party-rocking DJ Cosmo Baker and many more artists at XL for a day of poolside beats.
Dhs125. Noon-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, www.timeouttickets.com
See cool sneakers at Sole DXB: Part convention, part street party, this event is dedicated to street culture and sneakers. There’ll also be a screening of hip-hop documentary Rap Arabe, live graffiti and performances from local bands and DJs.
Free. 2pm-midnight. Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1 (050 674 4255).
Watch international rugby at The Sevens: National sevens squad UAE Shaheen take on Afghanistan, while in the A5N division, Qatar, Lebanon, Uzbekistan and Jordan play in the quarter-finals. The A5N’s main game kicks off at 8pm, when the UAE National XV take on Hong Kong National XV.
Free. First match starts at 3pm. The Sevens, Al Ain Road (04 345 9666).
Check out the new ‘Bassic’ night: This new night from AudiOasis is promising a ‘360° spectrum of bass music’.
Free (before 1am), Dhs50 (after 1am with one drink). 9pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 341 7750).