18 nightlife events this week

Top parties of Eid weekend and beyond in Dubai

Thursday 8

Identity Launch Party at N’dulge
The UK DJ will be spinning house tunes in the main hall, with DJ Brooklyn playing R&B and hip-hop in the lounge.
Dhs100, free for ladies before 11pm. 10pm-3am. N’dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (05 520 04322).

Friday 9

411 Season Opening
The popular R&B night returns for the Raffles club’s season opener.
Free (door policy applies). 10am-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles, Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

Audio Tonic Summer Sessions at 360˚
The indoor house night returns to the iconic
360˚ with resident DJs. Free 4pm-3am. Ongoing. 360˚, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Sequim (056 682 6617).

Eid Happy Hour at Pure Sky Lounge
Head to this JBR hang-out to get two-for-one on selected beverages and tunes from the resident DJ.
Free. 5pm-8pm. Ongoing. Pure Sky Lounge. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach Residences, Dubai Marina (04 399 1111).

Fridays at Mahiki
Expect a lively crowd and cheesy tunes at this high-end, Polynesian-themed, London-branded club.
Free. 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 380 7731).

Keep Calm and Rock’n Roll at The Music Room
With ten different bands performing ten genres of music, the acts include local favourites Nikotin and pop punkers Sandwash.
Dhs60. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (05 011 39873).

The Break in Friday at Media One Hotel
On the ninth floor of the Media City hotel’s concrete car park space you’ll find three mystery DJs, surprise happy hours and a promise of dancing in the dark. Revellers are advised to dress in black and bring a flashlight to the venue, which held the amazing Tiger Translate night earlier in the year.
Free. 11pm-3am. Media One Hotel. Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Ultimate Friday with Tristan Garner
The French house DJ will be spinning funky house tunes in XL’s fully air conditioned tent.
Dhs150 (Dhs100 advanced), free for ladies before 8pm, free for gents before 6pm. XL Beach Club, The Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (05 664 06161). www.timeouttickets.com

Saturday 10

Afshin & A-Team at N’Dulge
The Persian musicians will be performing live at N’Dulge.
Dhs200. Sat 10pm-3am. N’dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (05 520 04322).

Speed Pong at SPiN
What could be more exciting than smashing a potential new friend at a game of tables tennis? Well that’s the bizarre ritual that’s meant to go down at this inventive night, where potential buddies meet behind SPiN’s tables for a spot of ping pong.
Free. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. SPiN Dubai, Wafi (04 370 7707).

Sunday 11

Status Sundays at Amika
Expect fresh beats at this top urban night at Amika.
Free (guestlist and reservations only). 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Amika, The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (05 535 80044).

L.O.V.E. Sundays@Okku
Hip Japanese venue Okku’s regular Sunday night continues to shine with a mix of classic house and retro flavours. Expect Eastern delicacies, mixed drinks and a packed dancefloor.
Free (reservations required). Sun 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Okku, The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8777).

Monday July 12

Hip-hop Mondays at Cirque Le Soir
Dubai’s DJ Bliss hosts this weekly urban fest.
Free (reservations recommended). 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 115 4507).

Armin 2AFM & Naser Zeynali @ Studio F
Persian singer Naser Zaynali and rapper Armin 2AF will be performing live sets at the ultra luxurious nightspot based on the Fashion TV brand.
Dhs150 (couples only). 10pm-3am. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, (050 101 0924).

VIP Room
Check out the St Tropez-inspired club that won Best New Club at our Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards.
Dhs150 (couples only). 10pm-3am. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai (050 101 0924).

Tuesday 13

Cirque Loves Funky House Peppermint
Rock up and experience resident DJ MadJam – as he teams up with Chipper at the circus-themed venue for an intimate evening spinning funky house tunes.
Free. 10pm-3am. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai (056 115 4507).

Jam Night at The Music Room
The Music Room’s talent platform returns with aspiring musicians taking the opportunity to showcase their skills at the open mic event. Entry price includes one drink.
Dhs50. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower (056 799 6335).

Pin-Up Tuesdays at Mahiki
There are free drinks on offer here for ladies from 9pm-11pm at the popular Tikki-themed nightspot.
Free (door policy applies). 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 380 7731).

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