16 best Dubai parties this week

Paul van Dyk, Mr Scruff, Killers tribute and more top nights out this week

Our picks of the week

1 Paul van Dyk at Pacha Ibiza Dubai
See Thu 26.

2 Piknic Electronik at Dubai Sports City
See Sat 28.

3 Cedric Gervais at Provocateur
See Thu 26.

4 Sugar Beach at Barasti
See Fri 27.

5 No. 1 Fridays at N’Dulge
See Fri 27.

Wednesday 25

Ladies’ Night at Serafina
Enjoy ladies’ night with live jazz music, two complimentary mixed drinks and a 35 percent discount on food. Free. Ongoing. 6pm-2am. Serafina, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 363 8447).

Thursday 26

Cedric Gervais
The Grammy Award-winning French DJ and producer of house music will perform a live set in Dubai.
Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Provocateur, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 211 8222).

Paul van Dyk
The Grammy nominated recording artist and global DJ Paul van Dyk has dominated the electronic music charts and DJ polls for more than 15 years. The German DJ will perform a live set in Dubai.
Dhs250. 11pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).

Shibuya
Don’t miss a night of house music with Clive Henry, Layo, Bushwacka! and Joe Who.
Free for ladies before midnight. Dhs100 for gents. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (04 434 5555).

Tone of Arc & Signal
Flow Expect a night of tech house and underground music.
Dhs100. 10pm-3am. 02 Nightclub & H2O Rooftop by O2, Sofitel Dubai The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (056 271 7273.)

Warehouse presents Julio Bashmore
UK DJ Julio Bashmore will take to the decks alongside Benni T.
Dhs120 before 10.30pm, Dhs150 after. 9pm-3am.XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 408 4177).

Friday 27

DJ Koze & Blond:ish
Within just a few years, DJ Koze has slowly worked his way up the German hip-hop scene and is sure to get the crowd moving.
Free. 1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotels and Resort, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).

Freaks and Beats featuring Battery Man
Biba Struja is a 54-year-old Serbian with a world record breaking special talent, which nobody really knows how to explain. With a pair of metal rods, he is able to cook a hot dog, boil water and even ignite a piece of cloth drenched with lighter fluid.
Free (reservations recommended). 10.30pm-3am. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 995 5400).

Mr. Scruff live
Dance to an audio-visual extravaganza as Manchester DJ Mr. Scruff performs a rare five-hour set. The much-loved producer and cartoonist, known for his tongue-in-cheek humour and creative talent, will flit between funk, breaks, disco, jazz, reggae and Latin.
Free before 10pm, Dhs100 after for gents; free before midnight, Dhs100 after for ladies. 2pm-3am. Zero Gravity, SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

No. 1 Fridays
DJs Shero and Brooklyn will play a mix of hip-hop, R&B and urban tracks. Ladies will receive two free drinks before midnight.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. The Terrace, N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 147 6034).

Sugar Beach
Enjoy music by Hideo Kobayashi from 3pm until 6pm on the beach, then stay to party with Marty Metcalf, DJ Venus, Berry Latte, Just Lance, Tom Ferguson and Marc T.
Free. 3pm-3am. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road (04 318 1313).

The Killers Tribute
The Fillers are a tribute band to The Killers who have had an actual Killers member perform with them. Expect to hear hits such as ‘Mr. Brightside’ and ‘Somebody Told Me’.
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 501 2534).

Saturday 28

Piknic Electronik
The internationally renowned brand of family-friendly daytime electronic music festivals launches with international, regional and local electronic artists.
Dhs150, free for kids under 12. 1pm-10pm. Ongoing. Pitch 2, Sports Village, Dubai Sports City, www.piknicelectronik.ae.

Sunday March 1

Lipstick DJ’s
Junior J, J.S.A and Mr. Levier play a mix of old school, hip hop and R&B tracks. Ladies get down between 8pm-11pm to receive a wristband for complimentary drinks.
Free (reservations recommended). 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Boutiq, The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (052 680 1855).

Monday 2

Mondays Made Me
Dance to high-energy house tracks at this new weekly night.
Free (reservations recommended). 7pm-2am. Ongoing. Sass Café Dubai, Al Fattan Currency House, Tower 2, Podium Level, DIFC (04 352 7722).

Tuesday 3

Wing It
Watch local singers take to the stage at the new open mic night featuring performers of all music genres and age groups.
Free. 7.30pm-2am. Ongoing. Original Wings & Rings, Liberty House, DIFC (04 359 6900).

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