16 best parties in Dubai this week

Robin Schulz, Picnic Electronik, Brandon Block and more top nights out

Wednesday 15

Elegante Wednesdays
This popular weekly nights plays a mix of hip-hop and R&B music by Skinnyloop and DJ Badir with MC Money Plus. Ladies can enjoy complimentary drinks all night.
Free (reservations recommended). 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Velvet Underground, Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai (056 435 0605).

Girls Night Out
Ladies can enjoy four complimentary drinks and 50 percent off main courses when dining. Get down early or call ahead to book a table as it gets pretty packed.
Free. 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Ruth’s Chris Steak House & Lounge, The Address Dubai Marina (04 454 9538).

Live Lounge Wednesdays
Request an all-time-favourite song and the team of Party Piano will grant your wish. Playing audience requests on duelling pianos live, give the guys a challenge and ask for a song from childhood.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. And Lounge, The Address Dubai Marina (04 551 9698).

Retro Experience
Join DJ Stylez backed by DJ Benyamin along with DJs Arsh and Sam B for a night of retro old-school tunes.
Free. 5pm-3am. Ongoing. 360° Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (050 500 8518).

Thursday 16

Club Anthems
Enjoy classic club anthems all night long from house to urban hits.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Zinc, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).

J’Adore Thursdays
DJs Brooklyn and Shero play R&B, hip-hop and commercial beats.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Atelier M, Pier 7, Dubai Marina (050 738 1388).

Nasimi Sessions
German electronic music producer and DJ, Robin Schulz, will headline Nasimi Sessions with his deep house sounds. Although relatively new to the music scene, he’s quickly made a name for himself with the release of his first single, a remix of ‘Waves’ by hip-hop artist Mr. Probz, which was nominated for a Grammy Award.
Dhs150 for all, free for ladies before 7pm. 5pm-3am. Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321).

Friday 17

Aurora presents Journey Thru House
This night is back. The third in Zero Gravity’s series of day-to-night parties reunites Ibiza legends Brandon Block and Alex P to fill the dancefloor with their unique spin on classic tracks, plus club favourite Jon Pleased Wimmin for yet another 12-hour session devoted to feel-good music.
Free before 10pm and Dhs100 after for gents, free before midnight and Dhs100 thereafter for ladies. 3pm-3am. Zero Gravity, near SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

Friday Drunch
Enjoy unlimited drinks to the soundtrack of a live band at every Friday at UBK.
Dhs175 per person. 3.30pm-6.30pm. Ongoing. UBK, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster A, JLT (04 438 0000).

Saturday 18

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).

Piknic Électronik
This month’s line-up includes My Favourite Robot, Manik, Toy Boys, Arcade 82 and Josephine de Retour playing electronic music. Expect hula hooping and bouncy castles.
Dhs150, free for kids under 12.1pm-10pm. Rugby Zone Pitch 2, Sports Village, Dubai Sports City, www.piknicelectronik.ae (no number).

Pure Bliss
Listen to the sounds of Bliss Lounge residents Mary G and Robert Walker, with a live performance from a violinist.
Free. 12.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Bliss Lounge, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 315 3886).

Sunday 19

Urban Sundays
Dance to hip-hop, R&B and urban tracks with DJ Badir and DJ Shoni.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Velvet Underground, Royal Ascot Hotel, Deira (04 355 8500).

#GetSurcial Ladies’ Night
Ladies can enjoy three free drinks and happy hour rates until 10pm.
Free. 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. El Sur, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road (04 399 7700).

Monday 20

Pink Mondays
Listen to DJ Mad Beats and watch a live violinist. Ladies get free selected mixed drinks from 10pm until 1am.
Free (reservations recommended). 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Chameleon Club, Byblos Hotel, TECOM (04 448 8000).

Tuesday 21

Selfie Tuesdays
DJ Skinnyloop is on the decks playing a mix of hip hop and urban beats.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (055 360 2990).

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