17 best parties in Dubai this week

David Morales, Chicane, Lloyd Banks, Pacha Dubai, Sebo K and more

Our picks of the week

1 Catch David Morales at Q43
See Thu 15.

2 Head to Clé Rosé at Clé Dubai
See Thu 15.

3 See Darius & Benjamin at Blue Marlin Ibiza
See Fri 16.

4 Listen to Lloyd Banks live at XL Beach Club
See Thu 15.

5 Watch Chicane live at Zero Gravity
See Fri 16.

Wednesday 14

DJ Dany Neville on the decks
The UAE’s very own DJ Dany Neville will perform a hip hop set at Rosay Wednesday supported by DJ Ramz.
Free (reservations recommended). 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 991 0400).

Thursday 15

Cause We Love Soul
Check out this new contemporary house music event with DJs Andrew Hartley and Robert Walker. Expect house music, disco, gospel, funk, soul and Afrobeat. Plus, get 50 percent off selected beverages from 8pm until 10pm.
Free 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Bliss Lounge, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort (04 315 3886).

Clé Rosé
Ladies can enjoy two complimentary glasses of rosé bubbly or grape from 6pm to 9pm. Taya Kruzz is on the decks playing deep house, with the music getting louder after 11pm. Watch Cirque Éloize perform from 10.30pm.
Free (reservations recommended). 6pm-3am. Ongoing. Clé Dubai, Podium Level, Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 5150).

Lloyd Banks live
Lloyd Banks has been a member of G-Unit since 1999. The American singer teamed up with 50 Cent to produce The Hunger For More, which features the breakout single ‘On Fire’. Watch him perform live tonight.
Dhs175 for gents, Dhs150 for ladies. Free before 11pm. 10pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa (056 640 6161).

Q43 Birthday Bash with David Morales
One of the world’s biggest names in house music will perform a live set to celebrate the bar’s first birthday. Join David Morales, Smokingroove and resident spinner DJ Guess Hu.
Free. 8pm-3am. Q43, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).

Shifting Gears featuring Sebo K
Renowned for merging cutting-edge sounds with vintage accents, Sebo K is an influential figure within Berlin’s house music community. See him play tonight.
Dhs150. 10pm-3am. O2 nightclub & H2O Rooftop by O2, Sofitel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (056 271 7273).

Friday 16

Audio Tonic
Conan Manchester, Mr Mr and Markii are on the decks this week.
Free. 4pm-3am. Ongoing. 360, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (055 500 8518).

Bassworx featuring DJ Bailey
Bailey is a resident DJ for Metalheadz and former presenter for BBC Radio 1Xtra. He is joined by Mach4 (Globalfunk), Cruz (Debut) and Woodle, Espace and Jab for an evening of upfront drum ’n’ bass and jungle pressure.
Dhs60 including a free drink. 9pm-2.45am. Casa Latina, Ibis Hotel Al Barsha (04 399 6699).

Chicane live
Fronted by Nick Bracegirdle, catch Chicane’s blissful house at Zero Gravity tonight.
Free before 10pm and Dhs100 after for gents, free before midnight and Dhs100 after for ladies. 2pm-3am. Zero Gravity, SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

Darius Syrossian & Benjamin Alexander
Benjamin Alexander spins a unique blend of techno with hints of progressive influence. His high-energy performances lead crowds through a deep start into tougher funky sounds.
Free. 1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel and Resort, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).

House of Afrika
Listen to South African house vibes and expect to hear a mix of deep Afro soul and tech house with DJs DeCaf, Che and David Craig.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 646 1764).

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

Pacha White Day
Party Marc Marshall will put on an eclectic set with live performances from violinist Nico, and support from resident DJ Rico. With a strictly ‘white’ dress code, the White Day Party begins at 2pm and will continue through sunset until after dark.
Free. 2pm-3am. Ongoing. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Souk Madinat, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).

Saturday 17

URBN Saturdays
Enjoy a night totally dedicated to hip-hop and R&B. Ladies receive complimentary drinks all night from the Pink bar menu.
Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. Ongoing. White Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (050 443 0933).

Sunday 18

Love Sundays at Okku
Listen to house music by resident DJ Marshall while snacking on Japanese cuisine. It’s one lively dinner party.
Free, guestlist and reservations only. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8777).

Monday 19

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

Tuesday 20

Ladies Rock the City
Ladies can enjoy three mixed drinks with a 30 percent discount on food.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

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