27 top nights out in Dubai this week

The best live music, club nights and comedy in town revealed

Our picks of the week

1 DVBBS live at People by Crystal
See Fri 7.

2 Tuney Loons at The Music Room
See Wed 5.

3 Pacha Ibiza Dubai opening at Pacha Dubai
See Fri 7.

4 The Cafe Mambo Ibiza Tour at Cielo Sky Lounge
See Fri Nov 7.

5 Hip-Hop Shop at Nasimi Beach
See Thu 6.

Wednesday 5

Gentleman’s Night
This is one for the guys. Who says ladies get to have all the fun? Men are welcomed to Aquara Lounge with a complimentary bottle of hops on arrival and all-night happy hour with live music from Sax and Singer.
Free. 8pm-11pm. Aquara Lounge, Dubai Marina Yacht Club (04 362 7900).

Tuney Loons
BreakTHrough launches a brand new event series ‘Tuney Loons’ – a night of stand up comedy and live music with a DJ to boot. It features comedians from America, the Middle East and Australia, and UAE bands Behold The Locus and Xalbaje. Dhs50. 8pm-11pm. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

Thursday 6

Deep Like Presents Thursdayz!
Focusing on their passion for music and fun, Deep Like Collective’s mission is to develop new social experiences around the electronic music scene in Dubai. The launch event hosts Animal Trainer.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. 5th Floor Terrace, JW Marriott Marquis, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 427 9642).

Hip Hop Shop
DJs Bliss, David De Luca, Benyamin, TommyGun and Sam B will entertain revellers with the latest urban hits and beach party anthems.
Dhs100 for ladies, Dhs150 for gents. 6pm-3am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (05 2625 3111).

Sunstroke International
DJs Grant Nelson and his partner in crime Shane D will play a mix of deep, soulful, funky beats with support from Da Sendri, Jack Woodcock and Tristan Bain.
Free. 6pm-3am. Sunstroke @ 360˚ Jumeirah Beach Hotel (055 500 8518).

Supremacy Sounds 11th Anniversary
DJ Juan, Rasdru, Babu and Boss City headline this reggae night. Expect a lively, fun atmosphere with lots of dancing.
Free. 9pm-3am. Sublime Bar & Lounge, Ibis World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 318 7130).

The Art of House Music
The multi award-winning event brand Audio Tonic teams up with Mais Musica to bring a new Thursday night aimed at Dubai’s musically discerning clubbers. Featuring Raxon, Smokingroove and Mr Mr as the core residents as well as Rodriguez Jr. Dhs100 for gents. Free for ladies before midnight. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel, TECOM (04 434 5555).

The Café Mambo Ibiza Global Tour
Internationally acclaimed DJs the Mambo Brothers will bring the latest and hottest tracks from Ibiza’s dance and house scene along with classic Café Mambo tracks to Cielo Sky Lounge for a night not to be missed.
Free (reservations recommended). 6pm-3am. Cielo Sky Lounge, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (055 106 9059).

Friday 7

Beach Movement
This all-day mini-festival kicks off with art, electronic music, and a three-hour set by Nick Warren.
Dhs150. 2pm-2am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah. www.timeouttickets.com

Boston Bar Birthday Bash
Among the highlights for this year’s festivities are a live band, a DJ playing requests and plenty of fabulous birthday offers.
Free. 8pm-3am. Boston Bar, Jumeirah Rotana, Satwa (04 345 5888).

DVBBS is a Canadian dance music duo formed in 2012, composed of brothers Chris Chronicles and Alex Andre. They are most famous for their joint international hit with Borgeous titled ‘Tsunami’.
Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

Eliza Doolittle Live
The British singer is known for her chart-topping hits ‘Skinny Genes’, and ‘Pack Up’ and ‘Big When I Was Little’. Join in on the fun with support by DJ Ant Scott-Lee and Jetlag.
Dhs150. Noon-midnight. Dubai International Marine Club, Dubai Marina. www.timeouttickets.com

Iron Maiden Tribute
The Iron Maidens are the world’s only female tribute to the legendary band. They will be giving an elegant touch to Iron Maiden’s classics including ‘Fear of the Dark’ and ‘The Trooper’.
Dhs100. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

Karaoke Fridays
Sing with DJ Coxy from 8pm. Ladies and performers can enjoy one free drink. Prizes include Dhs300 for first place and Dhs200 for second. Music by Danny Cee from Radio 1 at 11.30pm.
Free. 8pm-3am. Rock Bottom Café, Ramee Rose Hotel, TECOM (044 500 111).

Martin Buttrich Tour with Guti
The enigmatic, Grammy nominated Martin Buttrich presents his #9414 20 Years Tour, marking the launch of his new label and collaboration album project for next year. Guti, a classically trained jazz virtuoso and national rock ’n’ roll hero in Argentina joins Martin behind the decks. His tracks are already a favourite in the record boxes of artists like Loco Dice, Seth Troxler and Marco Carola.
Free. 1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).

Pacha Ibiza Dubai opening
To celebrate the opening of the legendary club, DJs Sebastian Gamboa, Willy Graff, Stu Laurie, Ejaz, Rico, Pierre Ravan and Amy Alexandra will take to the decks in various rooms of the venue.
Dhs150. 9pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim reservations@pacha.ae

Saturday 8

Prestige Saturday
Following sold-out events in the most prestigious Clubs in Miami, Cannes, Cap D’Adge and others, the world-famous Prestige party series finally arrives in Dubai. Often dubbed the most powerful DJ in New York, Camilo (Hot97 / Heavy Hitters / Ciroc Boyz) is first on decks for his birthday celebration and his exclusive first gig in the UAE.
Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. VIP Room, JW Marriot Marquis, Business Bay, Sheikh Zayed Road (052 881 8888).

No.1 Fridays
Enjoy free bubbly for ladies until 1am while dancing to urban classics and club hits. DJs Brooklyn and DJ Shero will be on the decks.
Free. 10pm-3am. Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 5995).

Sunday 9

Il Momento dell’ Aperitivo
Roberto’s embraces the century-old tradition that is the classic Italian aperitivo. Enjoy the live DJ and views of the Burj Khalifa. For every drink ordered, guests will be treated to a complimentary plate of appetizers to share.
Free. 5pm-8pm. Roberto’s, The Bay Gate, DIFC (04 386 0066).

Milk On Sundays
DJ Brooklyn and DJ Shef Codes play a mix of old skool, nu skool, R&B, hip-hop, rare grooves and funk.
Free. 10pm-3am. Chinawhite, Grand Hyatt, Oud Metha (055 147 6034).

S.O.S Sunday Old School
Step back in time and lose yourself in a mixture of classic ’70s, ’80s and ’90s mash-ups and remixes. Complimentary mixed drinks for ladies all night.
Free. 9pm-3am.Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 5995).

Monday 10

R&B Anthems at Sensation
This weekly night features a variety of genres from R&B and hip-hop to funky and commercial house as well as UK Garage and dubstep. DJ Badir and DJ Stylez will be on the decks with MC Money.
Free for ladies, Dhs100 for gents. 10.30pm-3am. Sensation Club, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 331 1111).

Subbase Sessions
Enjoy a night of UK garage, drum ’n’ bass and dubstep with Stu Todd. Complimentary drinks for ladies from 10pm to midnight.
Free. 11pm-3am. Box Nightclub, Raintree Rolla Hotel, Bur Dubai (056 363 1910).

Tuesday 11

Jazz Nights at The Farm
Whether you are a jazz aficionado or just feel like an evening of good music in a beautiful setting, The Farm plays host to the talented Desert Jazz band. Paul Moutarde and Tamas Antal will play instrumental tunes on the saxophone and piano. Free. 6pm-9pm. The Farm, Al Barari, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (04 392 5660).

Pink in the City
Enjoy classic tunes at Barasti from all the female greats. Between 6pm to 9.30pm ladies dining at Latest Recipe at Le Méridien Mina Seyahi will receive their bottomless glass of bubbly or grape free. After dinner head down to the lower deck at Barasti where you can continue enjoying your unlimited bubbles until 10.30pm, so make sure you don’t lose your glass.
Free. 6pm-3am. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina (04 399 2313).

Quiz Night
Enjoy a quiz night with prizes for each round. Music by DJ Moody.
Free. 8pm-10pm. 24 Bar 7, Grand Excelsior Hotel, Al Barsha (04 444 9999).

Sparkle in the Sand Ladies’ Night
Get together for a night to remember with sparkling beverages. The first 50 ladies will be given a gem bag on entry, one of which will contain a genuine precious stone, which Dhamani Jewellers in Anantara’s lobby will verify on the night. Dhs50 including sparkling drinks.
8pm-11pm. The Beach House, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).

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