33 nightlife events in Dubai this week

Andy C spins at The Music Room and PBR Streetgang guest at 360°

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Thursday 10

Andy C at The Music Room
A huge name in drum’n’bass, Ram Records founder Andy C makes a welcome guest at Globalfunk. The legend will be backed up by MC LowQui, while locals Mach4, Somalie, Charl Chaka, Mr Gremlin, MC Olly Wood and MC Prit will be warming up. Expect a night of epic bass with a clued-up crowd.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (056 799 6335).

Bull Funk Zoo at Blue Bar
Funk-rock covers band led by guitarist Asaad Lakkis starring vocalist Hamdan Al Abri, known for lively reinterpretations of hits.
Free. 9pm-late. Blue Bar, Novotel World Trade Centre (04 310 8127).

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Cirque du Soir
Check out the jugglers and clowns at this high-end, circus-themed club.
Free (reservations recommended, door policy applies). 10.30pm-3am. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 4900).

Club Anthems at Zinc
A selection of commercial house classics.
Dhs100, free for ladies and couples before midnight. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).

Domeland@Chi
The club’s new garden area only opens on Thursdays.
Free. 9pm-3am. Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha (050 537 8115).

Deep Crates at Casa Latina
Expect funk, hip-hop, Afrobeat and more at this top alternative hangout.
Free. 10pm-3am. Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (04 399 6699).

iLL Communications with Amé at N’Dulge
The award-winning house night welcomes German DJ duo Amé.
Dhs100 (main room); Dhs120 (with terrace access). 10pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4322).

Mahiki
The club attracts a diverse party crowd in Dubai. Expect cheesy tunes and potent mixed drinks.
Free (reservations recommended). 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 380 7731).

Mystic Melange at Ductac
A three-act showcase of Asian acts serving up ‘musical expressions for the soul’, featuring the Kerala Percussion Ensemble, Baul songs from Parvathy Baul and Sufi songs by Sain Zahoor.
Dhs100-300. 7pm-10pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.timeouttickets.com

Only at Armani/Privé
Commercial urban tunes from Mass Ramli, Darko De Jan and Patrick Carrera.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).

Ravelations presents Avalon at Chi
Nano Records DJ Avalon, aka the UK’s Leon Kane, guests. Expect a night of driving psytrance.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland (050 4575 123).

The Laughter Factory
Russell Kane writer Stephen Grant, Edinburgh Fringe fave Stuart Goldsmith and former BBC New Comedian of the Year Steve Shanyaski guest.
Dhs140. 9pm. Until January 18. Mövenpick. Jumeirah Beach, The Walk at JBR, www.timeouttickets.com

Trilogy
There’s resident talent spinning at this top club tonight. Expect a mix of house in the main room and R&B on the terrace.
Dhs100. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).


Friday 11

Audio Tonic sunset sessions with PBR Streetgang at 360°
Hot Leeds-based house duo PBR Streetgang, of Hot Creations records and 20:20 Vision, make their Dubai debut for the Audio Tonic team.
Free (reservations recommended). 4pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).

Blue Marlin
This glitzy beach club is banging with weekend parties and surprise guests.
Members and bookings only. 1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).

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Movida
The winner of Time Out Dubai’s Best New Club award in 2012, London celeb brand Movida is one of the most exclusive places in town to be on a Friday night.
Free (door policy applies). 11pm-3am. Movida, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 174 4449).

The Good Life at Shimmers
Chilled sunset session with beanbags, a mobile bar and DJ.
Free. 4pm-midnight. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

The Laughter Factory
For details, see Thursday 10.
Dhs140. 9pm. Until January 18. Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach, JBR, www.timeouttickets.com

Upstairs at Republique
Hear live music or comedy upstairs, while DJ Shef Codes and DC spin down below.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Republique, The Address Downtown Dubai (056 718 1188).

XL Beach Club
Expect a glamorous crew at this part-beach club, part-night club venu.
Ladies free, men Dhs100 after 11pm. Noon-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort (056 640 6161).


Saturday 12

411 Saturdays at People by Crystal
DJ Bliss and crew host this award-winning urban night.
Free (door policy applies). 10pm-3am, People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

The Saturday Showcase at 360°
Mike Daniel and Jason Kabuki guest.
Free. 6pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (056 682 6617).

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XO Saturdays’ ‘Red Velvet’ at Armani/Privé
A top urban night of commercial R&B and hip-hop tunes, served up by residents Mass Ramli and Brooklyn, plus dizzying visuals from VDJ Barbu.TV.
Dhs150. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).

Sunday 13

Amika Intimo
Fresh beats mixing Arabic flavours with contemporary house.
Free (guest list and reservations only). 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Amika, The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 354 4005).

Swagger Sundays at Kiza
African beats, hip-hop and R&B tunes from DJs Tribe and Kulcha.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. Kiza, Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha (04 334 4159).


Monday 14

Mahiki Mondays Beach Luau
A weekly indoor event with a tiki beach party theme, which offers a more relaxed Mahiki night with a ‘beach chic’ dress code. Free (door policy applies). 7pm-3am. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 380 7731).
Manic Monday at Zinc Chart hits.
Dhs75, free for ladies 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).

R&B Mondays at Velvet Underground
DJs Shero and Stylez man the decks.
Dhs100 for men, free for ladies and Face Card holders. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Velvet Underground, Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai (050 962 4222).

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Tuesday 15

1Up Karaoke Night
There are more than 70,000 tracks to chose from, and five free drinks for every lady through the door.
Free. 8pm-late. Ongoing. 1Up, Boutique 7 Hotel, TECOM (04 448 7928).

Pure at Armani/Privé
A night of urban/house fusion from top resident DJs Darko De Jan, Skinny Loop and VDJ barbu.tv.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3308).

Raschèr Saxophone Quartet at Madinat Theatre
The world’s leading saxophone quartet play Philip Glass, Bach and more.
Dhs185-250. 7.45pm. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com

The Ivy hosts live jazz
Expect a soothing saxophonist and backing track at this fresh mid-week jazz night.
Free. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Ivy, Jumeirah Emirates Towers (04 319 8767).

The Social at Ruth’s Chris Lounge
A post-work night, with house tunes from DJs Buff Wise and Yazz, and drinks deals early on.
Free. 7pm-3am. Ongoing. The Address Dubai Marina (04 454 9538).

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