17 nightlife events in Dubai this week

Street jam, Eric Morillo, Michael Bublé, Bob Geldof, Drake, Hed Kandi and more

Our picks of the week

1 Drake live at Dubai International Stadium
See Sat 14.

2 Michael Bublé at Dubai International Stadium
See Thu 12.

3 Sub-Sonic Live at Dubai International Marine Club
See Thu 12.

4 Erick Morillo live at Cavalli Club
See Thu 12.

5 Bob Geldof live at The Irish Village
See Fri 13.

Wednesday 11

Re-loop Wednesdays
Listen to R&B, hip-hop, urban, house and dancehall with music by DJs Destroyer, Tony D, Salvo Riggi and Andy.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Malecon, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (050 653 0448).

Thursday 12

Dubai Street Jam
Listen to local Dubai hip-hop artists including Alonzo and Freek, Niyah, Mohflow and Menon.
Dhs30 before 8pm, Dhs50 thereafter. 7pm-midnight. The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).

Erick Morillo live
The platinum-selling artist and producer will be behind the decks treating the crowd to a night of house music.
Dhs200. 9.30pm-3am. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 5555).

Michael Bublé live
The Canadian singer will take to the stage for the first time in Dubai, performing hits including ‘Haven’t Met you Yet’ and ‘It’s a Beautiful Day’. Dhs295-1,000. 7pm. Dubai International Stadium, Dubai Sports City. www.timeouttickets.com

Fred Perry’s Sub-Sonic Live
Faris Badwan, lead singer of garage-punk band The Horrors, will headline the fourth edition of the music event. He will be supported by the Jordanian-Palestinian electro-soul duo Z the People and El Jehaz.
Dhs150. 9.30pm-3am. Dubai International Marine Club, Dubai Marina. www.timeouttickets.com

Superheroes presents Marshall Jefferson
The US DJ has been involved in the Chicago house music scene since the ’80s and has played everything from deep to acid and ghetto house. Free. 6pm-3am. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 646 1764).

Velocity with Kryder
The British dance music DJ will headline alongside DJs Farhad B, Grant Collins, Nick Hussey and VJ Cold Fusion.
Free before 10pm for gents, Dhs100 after; free before midnight for ladies, Dhs100 after. 6pm-3am. Zero Gravity, SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina
(04 399 0009).

Friday 13

Anna Tur live
Ibiza native Anna Tur will perform a house set. Support comes from DJs Serhan and Will.
Free. 10pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

Bob Geldof live
The legendary rocker will perform live as part of the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Dubai. Expect to hear classic The Boomtown Rats hits. Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Irish Village, Garhoud. www.timeouttickets.com

Groove on the Grass
Enjoy groove and techno music with Ida Engberg, Barem and a live performance of Jon Gaiser’s album False Light.
Dhs220. 3pm-3am. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills (04 417 9999).

Hed Kandi
The dance music brand returns to Nasimi Beach to celebrate the release of its latest compilation Miami.
Dhs150. Free for ladies before 7pm. 5pm-2am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

A heavy metal night featuring upcoming bands from the Asian subcontinent.
Dhs60. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai. www.timeouttickets.com

Saturday 14

411 Nights
The hip-hop and R&B night with music by The Real Flava crew is packed weekly, so be sure to get there early to avoid the long queues.
Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 354 3131).

Drake live
The Canadian singer is bringing his ‘Would You Like a Tour?’ show to Dubai, for one-night-only. Expect hits such as ‘Started from the Bottom’ and ‘Hold On, We’re Going Home’.
Dhs320-550. 8pm. Dubai International Stadium, Dubai Sports City. www.timeouttickets.com

Sunday March 15

Enjoy deep house music by resident DJ Kaytek and Pacha residents Rico and Melohman.
Free (reservations recommended). 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).

Monday 16

Ba Ladies’ Night
Dance to upbeat tunes from DJ, Ilona Maras. Ladies can enjoy three complimentary drinks.
Free (reservations recommended). 9pm-midnight. Ongoing. Ba, Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3338).

Tuesday 17

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations
Enjoy a day of Irish traditions to celebrate the Emerald Isle’s patron saint with Irish dancers and Paddy Casey live in concert. The Controversial Allstars will also perform.
Free. Noon-3am. McGettigan’s, Bonnington, JLT (04 378 0800).

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