Tackling Dubai’s gents’ nights, plus live music performances

This week’s episode of the Time Out Dubai podcast rolls up its sleeves

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What’s wrong with gents’ nights in Dubai? In theory, it’s a fair offering compared to the city’s famous ladies’ nights, with exclusive offers reserved for Dubai’s Y-chromosome carriers.

The reality, though, falls flat, and the Time Out Dubai team tackle the issue head-on. Is it an unnecessary trend or are the offers for gents just uninspired? Is the ladies’ night institution in itself inherently unfair, and would you prefer to have cheaper drinks across the board, rather than a handful of free drinks on selected nights?

Editor-in-Chief Holly Sands is joined by Tim Skinner, Head of Video Content, plus two special guests this week to discuss all of this and the return of a nationwide talent search for the country’s best original musicians.

Stephon LaMar won a Highly Commended award by Time Out Dubai at this year’s Music & Nightlife Awards, as one of the city’s best original acts, which followed up his success as the winner of Project Aloft Star UAE, which identifies and awards the best unsigned acts, with a record deal, pro recording and music video. Stephon is back to talk about this year’s event, alongside 2017 finalist Danny Aridi.

Danny and Stephon talk about the competition, what it’s done for their burgeoning careers as professional musicians, discuss the best places to catch some live music, and even give us a sneak peek at their upcoming single releases.

Check out the episode below:

You can already get the latest on what’s happening in Dubai through Time Out Dubai’s website, social media channels, magazine and weekly Vlogs, but the podcast is another brilliant way to find out what’s going on in one of the world’s most exciting cities. Listen on your phone, desktop or tablet, by visiting SoundCloud or iTunes.

You can also subscribe to the channel and be notified as soon as a new podcast goes live.

With a new episode available every Sunday at 5pm, each lasts 40 minutes – meaning it’s the perfect length to pass time either during your daily commute, while you’re making dinner, or on a lunch break at work.

You can even watch a feed from the studio on Time Out Dubai’s YouTube channel, where it also hosts its weekly Vlogs series.

Every week, the Time Out Dubai team discusses the biggest news and trends from across the city, in addition to revealing the best places across town to visit right now.

It’s your chance to look behind the headlines and find out what makes the city tick – from street food to the latest nightlife hotspots and more.

Fancy telling Time Out Dubai what you’d like to hear the team talking about? Leave a comment on YouTube or get in touch by messaging Time Out Dubai on Facebook or emailing contact@timeoutdubai.com.

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