Best parties in Dubai this week

Superheroes, Sinead O'Connor, Elvis tribute, Pinoy Fiesta and more nights out

Our picks of the week

1 Watch Sinéad O’Connor live at The Irish Village
See Thu 29.

2 Dance to old skool at The Living Room
See Fri 30.

3 Head to ladies’ night at Mahiki
See Tue 3.

4 Catch Andrew Rayel at White Dubai
See Fri 30.

5 See A Vision of Elvis at Madinat theatre
See Thu 29.

Wednesday 28

Perry & Blackwelder’s Smokin’ Fair
Head to this fair and catch live country and blues music from Perry & Blackwelder’s house singer Wes Hayden and his band, who will perform on stage from 7pm until 10pm weekdays and 5pm until 8pm weekends.
Free. 7pm-10pm. Until January 31. Perry & Blackwelder’s Original Smokehouse, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 5866).

Dust off your flat caps and grab the high-tops as Societe Jumeirah takes you back to the birth of hip-hop. Expect classic hits from Dr. Dre, Biggie Smalls and 2Pac and get ready for some ‘California Love’.
Free. 10pm-3am. Societe Jumeirah, Capitol Hotel, Al Mina Road (052 728 5126).

Thursday 29

A Vision of Elvis
Celebrating the music of Elvis Presley from Sun Studio’s The Movie Years and The ’68 Comeback Special, with the finale being the Concert Years, the show engages audiences with an uplifting and authentic Elvis experience.
Dhs250. 8.30pm-10.30pm. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6546).

Culprit Showcase
Fans of the underground house scene will enjoy sets by Droog (Andrei Osyka) and Maxxi Soundsystem.
Dhs150. 10pm-3am. O2 nightclub & H2O Rooftop by O2, Sofitel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (056 271 7273).

Sinéad O’Connor live
Irish Grammy Award-winning singer Sinéad O’Connor will perform classic track ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ as well as new songs from her album I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss, which has already garnered critical acclaim.
Dhs165. 9pm. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 239 5000).

For a night of house, garage and bass music, join DJs Lukas, Todd, Under the Moon, Kasparov and Somalie.
Free. 6pm-3am. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 6461 764).

Friday 30

Andrew Rayel & Christian Burns Tomorrowland’s
Andrew Rayel will play along with talented British vocalist Christian Burns. Mentored by Armin Van Buuren, Andrew made it into last year’s Top 100 DJs and continues to release a string of high-profile sets, productions and mixes, along with his debut album Find Your Harmony.
Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. White Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (050 443 0933).

The producer and DJ’s set connects the dots between disco, house, techno and beyond. Support by DJ Jonny Thornhill.
Dhs90, ladies free before midnight. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel, TECOM (04 448 7928).

Old skool on the terrace
Since its launch, old skool music lovers have been spreading the word about this hidden gem. Join DJ Stutter while he plays a mix of hip-hop and urban tracks.
Free. 10pm-3am. The Living Room, Gate Village, Building 3, DIFC (056 600 8750).

Pinoy Fiesta
The Filipino Community can look forward to several showbiz personalities from the Philippines in concert. The event will feature award-winning actors Paulo Avelino and Kim Chiu, actress, singer and songwriter Aiza Seguerra and comedian K-Brosas.
Dhs88-228. 7pm-midnight. Zabeel Park Amphitheatre, Al Jafiliya (04 391 4304).

Saturday 31

Soulja Boy live
The American rapper, producer, actor and entrepreneur is jetting into Dubai following the success of his new album Loyalty. He will be performing hits such as ‘Crank That’, ‘Kiss me thru the phone’ and ‘Turn My Swag On’.
Dhs100 for gents, free for ladies. 10pm-3am. Armani/Privé, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3308).

URBN Saturdays
Enjoy a night dedicated to hip-hop and R&B. Ladies get free 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 1

’80s Sundays
Listen to ’80s classics with DJ Elie from 9pm to 3am. Enjoy Dhs30 selected drinks from 7pm to 10pm.
Free. Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111).

Monday 2

Salsa Mondays
Enjoy a Salsa lesson from 8pm to 9pm. Ladies receive two complimentary drinks from 9pm to 1am.
Free. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Rock Bottom Café, Ramee Rose Hotel, TECOM (04 450 0111).

Manic Monday
DJs Greg Stainer and Andy Swift play a mix of old and new club anthems. The first 100 ladies through the door get free mixed drinks.
Free. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).

Tuesday 3

Honeys Rock the Boat
Join the glamorous Mahiki girls and guys for a night of commercial chart music. Ladies head down before 11pm to get your Tiki stamp to enjoy complimentary cocktails from 7pm until 3am.
Free. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 380 7731).

La Dolce Vita
Soak up the Italian atmosphere while enjoying an acoustic performance and live music. Ladies receive two complimentary drinks from 9pm until closing and can choose from either grape or shorts.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Rosso, Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 2000).

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