Dubai nightlife news

Drake, Paolo Nutini and a new show at The Act in Dubai

Canadian hip-hop megastar Drake brings the noise for the first time ever to Dubai on Saturday March 14 as he’s set to play the Dubai International Stadium. Known for his smash hits ‘Take Care’ and ‘The Motto’, as well as epic collaborations with the biggest names in the industry including Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Drake scored his 72nd top 100 hit, stealing the record previously held by legends The Beatles. Tickets are available now starting from Dhs320 at

Next up, Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini is set to perform live in concert at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre on Friday April 10. Expect tracks from his latest album Caustic Love as well as reworked classics including ‘Last Request’, ‘Pencil Full Of Lead’ and ‘New Shoes’. Tickets are available now from Dhs295-900 at

In other news, iconic Irish stand-up comedian Tommy Tiernan headlines the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Thursday March 26. Tickets are available now from Dhs175 at

Elsewhere, The Act Dubai continues with its dinner show concept announcing the first theme for 2015 – ‘Rocker Girlz – Who Says Boys Get to Make All The Noise?’. The show starts Monday February 2 and will run every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 8.30pm until midnight. Diners are invited to take part in the journey of a girl’s road to success, exploring her hidden talent in music after a sudden break up from her rock star partner.

And finally, Delphine Restaurant & Bar, a favourite hangout of Hollywood’s A-list, is set to open its first outlet in the UAE, at The H Dubai in February.

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