16 best nightlife events in Dubai this week

Time Out's epic after party and more of the best nights out in Dubai this week

Our picks of the week

1 Nightlife Awards Party at White Dubai
See Tue 24.

2 Keywest Live at McGettigan’s JLT
See Thu 19.

3 Nasimi Sessions at Nasimi Beach
See Fri 20.

4 Franky Rizado Live at Pacha Ibiza Dubai
See Thu 19.

5 Latin Concert at Hilton Dubai The Walk
See Fri 20.

Wednesday 18

Kill The Bill
Both men and women can buy one and get one free on a wide selection of drinks every Wednesday.
Free. 5pm-9pm. Ongoing. Q43, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).

Xandria
Live Germany’s top female metal band is making their way to Dubai for the first time. Local band Ascendant will be supporting Xandria.
Dhs100. 8pm-2am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2534).

Thursday 19

Franky Rizardo
Live The Dutch DJ is one of the biggest draws in Holland’s house music circuit. Clubgoers can expect to experience tracks such as ‘Elements’, a fusion of tribal beats and Latin sounds.
Dhs150. 11pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).

From The Jam
The British punk rock band featuring Bruce Foxton will take to the stage to perform popular tracks from the ’80s. Expect hits such as ‘Town Called Malice’ and ‘Start.’
Dhs100. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2534).

Globalfunk vs Bassworx
Drum and Bass DJs Randall and MC GQ will headline alongside Mach4, Sya One, Woodle, Jab MC JD Odyssey.
Complimentary grape for ladies from 9pm-10pm. Dhs100. 8.45pm-2.45am. Casa Latina, Ibis Hotel, Al Barsha (04 399 6699).

Paddy Casey & Keywest
Live One of Ireland’s top bands, Keywest take to the stage as part of the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations alongside chart topping Irish singer Paddy Casey.
Free. 9pm-3am. McGettigan’s, JLT (04 356 0560).

Krafty Kuts & A.
Skillz Tonight, the Zero Gravity residents will be celebrating hip-hop, high energy and all that was amazing about the ’80s.
Free before 10pm; Dhs100 after; free before midnight for ladies, Dhs100 after. 6pm-3am. Zero Gravity, SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

Friday 20

Andrew Hartley at House of Afrika
Enjoy a night of music deeply rooted with an afro-house feel. Expect a mix of deep afro and tech house.
Free. 6pm-3am. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 646 1764).

Latin Concert
See local Dubai artists Two Tone, Fatiniza, Edikson Duarte and the Dubai Royal Mariachi band for a night of Latin music.
Dhs180-595. 9pm-2am. Hilton Dubai the Walk, JBR (04 399 1111).

Nasimi Sessions
Head to the beach where DJ Philip George with his famous track ‘Wish You Were Mine’ will be headlining alongside Hollaphonic, David De Luca, Grades and Mike Mago.
Dhs150. Free for ladies before 7pm. 5pm-3am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

Skint Fridays
Indulge in unlimited drinks for five hours with music by DJ Nader Razdar. Expect underground house music.
Dhs199. 4pm-9pm. Story Rooftop Lounge, Behind Zayed University, Dubai Media City (055 773 0010).

Saturday 21

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).

Audio Tonic
Catch Andy Buchan, Tristan Bain and Conan Manchester on the decks.
Free. Ongoing. 5pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (055 500 8518).

Sunday March 22

Sensual Sunday
Take part in a dance class and continue the night with a mix of Zouk, Kizomba, Salsa and Bachata.
Free entrance, Dhs50 for the class. 8.30pm-1am. La Porte des Indes, The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).

Monday 23

Jazz@PizzaExpress
Enjoy a 2-for-1 offer on a large selection of food and house beverages while listening to the sounds of Matt and Chad of Anger Management.
Free (reservations recommended). 8.30pm-1am.. Ongoing. Jazz@PizzaExpress, Mövenpick Hotel, Cluster A, JLT (04 441 6342).

Tuesday 24

Time Out Dubai Nightlife Awards After Party
Rub shoulders with the best of Dubai’s nightlife scene. This year’s event will feature a DJ set from none other than Tim Westwood, a truly legendary DJ. The icon will be joined behind the decks at White Dubai by urban resident DJ DVN (Devon Kosoko) and leading house DJs maDJam and DJAD.
Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. White Dubai, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (050 443 0933).

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