Nightlife events Oct 13-19

See Janet Jackson or head for Sandance

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Thursday 13

Aks
Music from DJ Zubair and DJ Manoj at this regular club night.
Dhs100, free for couples until midnight, free for ladies all night. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Elegante, Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai (050 571 5745).

Aperitivo
DJs play downtempo grooves and soulful house.
Free. 6pm onwards. M-Dek, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (050 876 4335).

Club Anthems
House and R&B from Greg Stainer, Andy Swift and Mr Hush.
Dhs100, free for men until midnight, free for ladies all night. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).

Infusion Magazine Experience featuring Fred Everything
The Canadian DJ and producer headlines.
Free. 5pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (050 107 6405).

Janet Jackson live in Abu Dhabi
The American singer performs live in the UAE capital to mark the return of the Yas Island Show Weekends.
Dhs265 general standing, Dhs365 grandstand seating, Dhs665 fan pit standing. Doors open 7pm. Yas Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.thinkflash.ae.

No.1 Desi
DJs Shadow and Hani Price play R&B and desi hits.
Dhs100, free for ladies and couples all night. 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Club Sensation, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 604 0479).

Oktoberfest at The Irish Village
Listen to live music from German oompah band The Pik As. There will be a Bavarian buffet available for Dhs150.
Free entry. 7pm ’til late. Until Friday 14. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).

One
Sup drinks to the sounds of guest DJs.
Free (reservation required). 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Okku, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8777).

People by Crystal
DJ Anthony plays house and commercial tunes.
Free, couples and reservations only. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Raffles, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

Taboo presents Kerri Chandler
The legendary deep house DJ headlines in the main room.
Dhs100 before midnight, Dhs130 after. 9pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 624 5751).

Stereo Sushi featuring Afrojack
The club night arrives at N’Dulge, with a set from house DJ Afrojack and a warm-up from Tim Kay. Expect deep grooves in Nobu Lounge from Dulce, while Virgin Radio’s Ali Mak will spin commercial party tracks on the terrace.
Dhs100, free for ladies before 11pm. Mixed groups only. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0561).

Thursdays at Armani/Privé with DJ Bliss
DJ Bliss presents hip hop, R&B, house and electro-pop, with a warm-up from Mass Ramli.
Free, couples and guest list only. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Privé, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).


Friday 14

Audio Tonic Sunset Sessions with Vas Floyd, Raxon, JC and Soulfisher
Expect super-cool sounds from the Tonic residents.
Free. 4pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (050 107 6405).

Beats and Bass
UK garage and house in Chi Club, and R&B and house in Chi Black.
Dhs150, ladies free before midnight. Chi@The Lodge, Oud Metha (04 337 9470).

Cameo
Expect hits from the ’60s to ’90s.
Dhs60, free for ladies before 11pm. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Catwalk, Golden Tulip Hotel, Al Barsha (050 882 8150).

Fuel Nights
DJ Tony White plays a fusion of house and Arabic beats.
Free, guest list and table reservations only. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Amika Lounge, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).

iLL Communications presents Local Showcase
Hear Dance to Ring of Roses (Dex and FX) in the main room, Salar and Wael in the studio and Dany Neville and Rone Jaxx on the roof.
Dhs100, Dhs130 VIP rooftop, free for ladies and Face card holders before 11pm. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 725 8277).

People by Crystal
DJ Anthony plays house and commercial tunes.
Free, couples and reservations only. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Raffles, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

Sandance
The 12-hour beach party returns with Richard Ashcroft, Example and Chicane, followed by DJ sets from David Morales, Joris Voorn and Sasha.
Dhs200 in advance, Dhs250 on the door, Dhs350 VIP. 2pm-2am. Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com

The Big Oldies Session: Yard Style
Expect classics at this Jamaican big oldies session, with music from Raj, Jason M and Justin M.
Dhs100, includes yard-style nibbles and a welcome drink. 7pm-2am. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (050 689 0075).


Saturday 15

411 Saturdays
DJ Bliss and Mr Shef Codes present urban sounds.
Free, couples and guest list only. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Privé, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).

Crush
Hear a mix of R&B and funky house. Ladies get two free drinks.
Dhs100. Free for ladies and half price for Face card holders all night. Open 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Chi@The Lodge, Oud Metha (04 337 9470).

Grind
This new Saturday night regular features reggae, R&B, hip hop and dancehall tunes. Drinks deals include short drinks for Dhs20 and two for one on selected drinks.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Catwalk, Golden Tulip Al Barsha (055 552 3507).

MustHaveSoul presents Eclectic Circle
Expect choice cuts of funk, Northern soul, ska, reggae, lounge, Motown, Balearica and house.
Free. 4pm-2am. Ongoing. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, www.musthavesoul.com (050 107 6405).

Scene
Enjoy Nobu sushi in the new ultra lounge as resident DJs provide beats to keep you moving.
Free. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis the Palm (04 426 0561).


Sunday 16

Bikers’ night at Long’s
This theme night welcomes bikers and enthusiasts, with drinks deals including selected mixed drinks for Dhs30, 20 per cent off standard drinks for club members and real bikers, and one free drink for club members. Free. 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Long’s Bar, Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 312 2202).

L.O.V.E. Sundays
DJ Marshall plays electro-chic sounds until 3am at this sophisticated supper club.
Free (reservation required). Open 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Okku, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8777).

Urban
Expect a night of urban sounds at this aptly-named weekly club night.
Free. Open 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Pulse, Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 358 2090).


Monday 17

Biggles Quiz Night
Rounds include photo quizzes and creative competitions with everything from sausage balloons to plasticine, plus Dhs1,000 cash for the winner.
Free. From 8.30pm. Ongoing. Biggles, Millennium Airport Hotel, Garhoud (04 282 3464).

Envy
Step out onto the terrace or relax in the new lounge and enjoy Nobu sushi as resident DJs provide beats to keep you moving.
Free. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis the Palm (04 426 0561).

Kosupure Night
Put on your best fancy dress, because there’s a prize for best dressed – the winner receives four bottles of hops, a bottle of grape or five shots. Also on Tuesdays.
Free. 10pm-midnight. Ongoing. Harry Ghatto’s, Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8088).

Trivia night with Rob Kaye
Win prizes at this quiz. Ladies get drinks for Dhs10 all night, and there are special discounts for teachers and nurses.
Free. From 8pm. Ongoing. Aussie Legends, Rydges Plaza Hotel, Satwa (04 398 2222).


Tuesday 18

Fly
A night of R&B and urban sounds.
Free. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0561).

Haute People by Crystal with DJ Bliss
The Emirati DJ presents a night of urban tracks.
Free. 11pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

Hype Tuesdays
Expect upfront hip hop, R&B and dance from local DJs DJ Kirk and Mr Shef Codes on rotation, plus monthly international guests.
Dhs60. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).

Urban Mashup
Old school and new urban sounds with DJ Andy Swift and Rone Jaxx.
Dhs50, free for men until midnight, free for ladies all night. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).


Wednesday 19

Big RNB presents Rewind
Expect classic R&B and hip-hop anthems with UK urban DJ Reggie Styles and residents Cliff Townley and Soulninja.
Dhs50, free before 9pm, ladies free before 11pm. 8pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa (056 640 6161).

Chocolate
Hear a selection of hip hop and R&B tracks, with free chocolate all night.
Dhs75, ladies free. Open 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Chi, The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (04 337 9470).

PMC Royale
All three rooms of the newly revamped club are open for this weekly Persian night.
Dhs100, ladies free before 11pm. 9pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis the Palm (04 426 0561).

Über Wednesdays
ÜberDubai hosts this exclusive night, with music from DJ Eli Abi.
Free. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Amika Lounge, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).

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