28 best parties in Dubai this week

The Game, Fat Joe, DJ Fresh,Steve Lawler, Rugby Sevens parties and more

Our picks of the week

1 The Game live at Cavalli Club
See Wed 3.

2 Ben Klock live at Media One Hotel
See Fri 5.

3 Steve Lawler at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE
See Fri 5.
4 Fat Joe live at XL Beach Club
See Thu 4.

5 DJ Fresh at Zero Gravity
See Thu 4.

Wednesday 3

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 sax music and a singer.
Free. 8pm-11pm. Aquara Lounge, Dubai Marina Yacht Club (04 362 7900).

Ladies can enjoy unlimited free drinks from 10.30pm-2am while listening to deep electro and main room house music. DJs Richie D and DLB on the decks.
Free. 9pm-3am. Zinc nightclub, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).

The Game live
Rosay presents rapper The Game’s birthday bash with music by the star himself and DJ Ramz. Expect hits including ‘Or Nah’ and ‘Hate it or Love it’. Call for further information.
Dhs300. 9pm-3am. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 228 2554).

Tuney Loons 2
Enjoy a night of stand-up comedy and live music with acoustic acts Freddie Million and Francoise Crosbie, DJ Rohann Nunez and Ras Al Khaimah’s funnyman Tai Paschall.
Dhs50. 8pm-1am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (050 697 3035).

Thursday 4

Cause We Love Music
DJs Ilario Alicante, Arado, Mary G, A-Moralez and Robert Walker will entertain revellers with the latest deep house anthems.
Free. 9pm-3am. Bliss Lounge, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 315 3886).

Fat Joe live
The artist has worked with top stars in the music industry including Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin. He is well known for his number one track ‘Lean Back’.
Free. 10pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

Don’t miss this night of drum ’n’ bass hosted by DJ MoCity of the Reggae Rajahs with local DJ support from Something Big regulars Esper, Masscon, Terpit and Virus Funktion.
From Dhs100. 10pm-3am. Kings Nightclub, Armada Hotel, Al Barsha (050 917 5432).

The event comes back with another stomping line-up headed up by DJ Yass Paris (Defected) who will be supported by Da Sendri, Jack Woodcock and John Spoor.
Free. 6pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).

DJ Fresh Dubstep-rooted electro legend
DJ Fresh takes to the stage at Velocity. From his pivotal part in drum ’n’ bass supergroup Bad Company through to chart-busting tracks including ‘Hot Right Now’ with Rita Ora and ‘The Power’ with Dizzee Rascal, DJ Fresh is still reinventing his self-labelled ‘jungle sound’ with every season.
Free before 9pm and Dhs100 after for gents, free for ladies before midnight and Dhs100 after. 6pm-3am. Zero Gravity, SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

Friday 5

Audio Tonic
With an outstanding recent BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, and Essential Tune with his remix of Sam Smith’s ‘Like I Can’, Jonas Rathsman is definitely doing something right. He is joined by Isaac Tichauer, Rich Showell, Mr Mr and Jason Dodds
Free. 4pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).

Ben Klock live
Expect techno and sets full of hypnotic, deep and heavy grooves from Berlin-born DJ, producer and label owner Ben Klock.
From Dhs120-240. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (050 359 9798).

Fab Fridays
Cuartero, a young producer born in Malaga, Spain, is characterised by a ‘groove and bass’ style mixed with seductive vocal cuts. He began producing at age 15, launching his first release in 2009.
Dhs150. 1pm-9pm. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

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

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).

Steve Lawler at Blue Marlin Ibiza
The British house music producer and DJ, and resident at many popular dance clubs including Space, The End and Twilo, will share his energy and passion that is guaranteed to lead to an incredible DJ set. Joining him on the evening is Nick Curly, one of the world’s best representatives of German techno.
Free. 1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotels and Resort, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).

Zombie takeover
When you are the last one standing in an apocalypse of zombies spreading a deadly virus, the battle begins. Man vs zombie, who will win? All we can say is expect the unexpected at this weird night out.
Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 4900).

Saturday 6

Reggae Beachfest
Join in the Reggae Beachfest action with music by Kingston 5. Reggae and dancehall acts Jerry Wonder and DJ Montana are supported by the Reggae Beachfest All Stars.
Dhs125. 2pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

Rugby fest after-party
A night filled with live reggae beats by Loverz Crew, Locked Key Entertainment and Dohty Family Sound. Featuring DJ Moh known as ‘the roughest & the toughest’, award-winning female ‘DJ Shiqx’ and MC Jah Watchman.
Dhs75. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (050 697 3035).

Sunday 7

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 mix of ’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 8

Ba Ladies’ Night
Ladies prepare for Monday night glamour with three complimentary beverages – including sparkling pomegranate mixed drinks sprinkled with gold dust – and the best tunes with DJ Ilona Maras. A trés chic start to the week.
Free. 9pm-midnight. Ba Restaurant & Lounge. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3338).

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 9

Ladies Rock the City
Ladies can indulge in three mixed drinks with a 30 percent discount on food. The resident band will play tunes by female artists all
night long. So be sure to wear your dancing shoes.
Free. 6pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

Jazz Nights at The Farm
Whether you are a jazz aficionado or just feel like an evening of good music in a great 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 and 9.30pm ladies dining at Latest Recipe 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.
Free. 6pm-3am. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina (04 399 2313).

Sparkle in the Sand Ladies Night
Get together for a night to remember with sparkling beverages from eight until late and one lucky lady will walk away with a sparkling gemstone! 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. Don’t miss sparkling beverages, fabulous beats, a beautiful location and a gorgeous gemstone.
Dhs75. 8pm-11pm. The Beach House, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa (04 567 8304).

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