18 best parties in Dubai this week

Steve Aoki, Sigma, Basement Jaxx, Audio Bullys and more

Our picks of the week

1 See Steve Aoki live at Eden Beach Club
See Thu 5.

2 Catch Sigma & Basement Jaxx at Nasimi Beach
See Fri 6.

3 Check out Klingande at Pacha Ibiza Dubai
See Fri 6.

4 Watch Rocker Girlz at The Act Dubai
See Mon 9.

5 Party for Bob Marley’s birthday at XL Beach Club
See Sat 7.

Wednesday 4

Creme Ladies’ Night
Ladies can enjoy complimentary drinks all night and dance to R&B, hip-hop, house, techno, soul, ragga and reggae.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Chinawhite, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (055 691 8626).

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 5

Audio Bullys
Enjoy a night of underground electronic music from the British dance act Audio Bullys. Support comes from the Superheroes founder and resident DJ Under The Moon, and Smokingroove.
Dhs100, free for ladies before midnight. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (04 448 7928).

Steve Aoki
The artist has collaborated with a number of musicians including LMFAO, Kid Cudi, Travis Barker and will.i.am. The Grammy-nominated DJ is set to headline the launch of #EDENBLACK
Dhs150-10,000. 9pm-3am. Eden Beach Club, Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 277 1477).

Catch UK DJ Sy Sez live. Expect deep, soulful funky beats.
Free. 6pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).

Friday 6

Audio Tonic
Headlining this week is Brazilian DJ Anna. Joining her will be Raxon and Arcade 82, supported by 360° resident Tristain Bain.
Free. 4pm-3am. Ongoing. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).

House of Afrika
Expect music deeply rooted with South African house vibes and a mix of deep Afro-soul and tech house.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 646 1764).

Klingande and Arnold
Sax Klingande will be taking to Pacha Ibiza Dubai’s Main Room for a night showcasing his distinctive house-meets-saxophone sounds.
Free. 11pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).

Nasimi Sessions
Watch headline performances from British duo Sigma and Electronic Dance sensations Basement Jaxx. Sigma’s single ‘Nobody to Love’, a rework of Kanye West’s ‘Bound 2’, saw them reach the top spot in the UK last year. Basement Jaxx return with their hits ‘Never Say Never’ and ‘Power to the
Dhs180-10,500, free for ladies before 7pm. 5pm-3am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321).

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. Ongoing. The Living Room, Gate Village, Building 3, DIFC (056 600 8750).

Saturday 7

Bob Marley Birthday Bash
Grammy-nominated international dancehall and reggae singer Mr. Vegas from Kingston, Jamaica, will take to the stage to celebrate the 70th birthday of Bob Marley.
Dhs150, free for ladies before 5pm. 2pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (055 232 3956).

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 8

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

Ladies get down to Boutiq between 8pm and 11pm and get a Signature One wristband to enjoy free bubbly and mixed drinks all night. Expect hip-hop and R&B beats.
Free. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Boutiq, The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (052 680 1855).

Monday 9

Rocker Girlz
Enjoy a musical performance about 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.
Free (reservations recommended). 8.30pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Act Dubai, The Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).

Manic Monday
DJs Greg Stainer and Andy Swift play a mix of old and club anthems. The first 100 ladies through the door get free mixed drinks.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).

Tuesday 10

Honeys Rock the Boat
Join the Mahiki crew for a night of commercial chart music. Ladies head down before 11pm to get your Tiki stamp for free drinks 7pm-3am.
Free. 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 380 7731).

Remix Tuesdays
Soak up electronic remixes with Haidz and Somalie. Ladies get a free glass of bubbly and 50 percent off signature drinks.
Free. 6pm-2am. Ongoing. Caramel, Unit 1, Precinct Building 3, Level 2, DIFC (04 425 6677).

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