18 best parties in Dubai this week

Fedde Le Grand, Dmitri From Paris, Omid Djalili and more

Wednesday 6

’90s Ladies Night
Celebrate the best of all things ’90s for one night only. The entire night will be themed around this great decade, including fashion and music. Don’t miss a nostalgic performance by Ireland’s top covers band, aptly named Smash Hits. Ladies get five free drinks.
Free. 8pm-3am. McGettigan’s DWTC, Downtown Dubai (04 378 0800).

Nice to Beat You
Dance to house music at this weekly night.
Free. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. A Club, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (056 484 5737).

The Q Pack
This one’s for the boys. Enjoy buy one, get one free from 5pm to 9pm and free pool all night with deals on food. Ladies get a free welcome drink on arrival.
Free. 5pm-3am. Ongoing. Q43, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).

Thursday 7

Anne Curtis, ‘This is It’
The Filipino actress and recording artist is returning to Dubai with her latest show ‘This is it’. Expect a singing and dancing extravanganza.
Dhs100-350. 7pm. Dubai Tennis Stadium, Garhoud (04 282 4122).

Chuckle Club International Comedy Tour
See UK comedians Tiff Stevenson and Gareth Richard alongside American stand-up Billy Wayne Davis.
Dhs140. 8pm. Until May 8. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.facebook.com/thechuckleclub.

Fedde Le Grand live
See the Dutch house DJ perform hit tracks ‘Put Your Hands Up For Detroit’, ‘Let Me Think About It’, ‘So Much Love’ and ‘Don’t Give Up’.
Free for ladies, Dhs200 for gents. 9.30pm-3am. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 9260).

Join DJs Spartaque, Kris Lee and Ryan D for an underground rave.
Free for ladies, Dhs100 for gents. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (050 695 3797).

Sun City UK garage pioneers
‘Sun City’ come to Dubai for the first time. Expect sets from The Dreem Teem, Mikee B, Heartless Crew’s Fonti and Mighty Joe, So Solid’s MC Harvey, Pay As You Go Kartel, Nicky Slim Ting and Maxwell D and Lombardo, as well as an exclusive UK garage set from MRK1. Dhs120. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 074 5354).

Friday 8

Analog Room’s Finest Friday
Head to this season opening party and listen to techno sets from François K, Cosmin TRG, Ryan Elliott, Siamak Amidi and Shemroon.
Dhs150. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (050 883 3172).

Bob Marley Anniversary
Celebrate Bob Marley’s music with Kenyan dancehall and Reggae DJ Moh along with DJ Daddi Ramosh.
Dhs75. 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

Dimitri From Paris
The main room at Pacha Ibiza Dubai turns into ‘La Discotheque’ with music by Dimitri From Paris. Free for ladies before midnight.
Dhs150 for all (including one drink). 7pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).

World Classical Music Series
Kotova and Borovikov Piano Duo is a unique ensemble of pianists who have been praised for their innovative and expressive creativity. Their repertoire is very diverse: expect music of different styles and genres from the classics to modern composers.
Dhs250-550. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh Road (050 870 2674).

Saturday 9

Omid Djalili live
He’s known for his roles in Hollywood films including The Mummy and has had a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival. See the stand-up comedian’s return to Dubai for an evening of laughter.
Dhs195. 7pm. MusicHall, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, www.yakevents.com.

Piknic Electronik
This month’s line-up features international, regional and local electronic artists. Don’t miss the adult-friendly water activities. Swimming gear is permitted.
Dhs150 for ages 12 and over, free for under 12s. 3pm-11pm. Dubai Sports City, www.piknicelectronik.ae.

Sunday 10

Hatz & Heelz
Dance to urban music and win prizes for the best hats and heels of the night.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. C Club, Grand Millennium Hotel, TECOM (052 680 2337).

Monday 11

Play School Mondays
DJ Dvn and Dany Neville play hip-hop and R&B.
Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Toy Room, Al Murooj Rotana, Downtown Dubai (055 246 4555).

Tuesday 12

Marco Pierre White Grill’s ladies’ night
It’s unlimited bubbly and canapés for the fairer gender at this new ladies’ night.
Free. 7pm-10pm. Ongoing. Marco Pierre White Grill, Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 444 7399).

Jam Night
Local artists come together to perform a musical set.
Dhs50 (including one drink). 9pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

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