Dubai nightlife news

Female tap dancers, Stereo Arcade, Cavalli Club and more news from the nightlife scene

We dig up the juicy rumours, new openings and hot events in Dubai’s music and nightlife scene.

Chloe Arnold and her Syncopated Ladies, the female tap dance band known for their performances on the US TV show So You Think You Can Dance, are on a mission to deliver rhythm to Dubai between Friday May 22 and Monday June 1. The group will be hosting a series of classes and bringing their Syncopated Ladies Boot Camp to the UAE. Beginner, intermediate and advanced dancers are invited to spend six hours learning hip-hop, afro funk, salsa and improvisation. The workshop costs Dhs600. For more details email

Moving onto dance music news of the electronic kind, Dash Berlin will be live at XL Dubai on Thursday May 28 for a night of trance. Tickets cost Dhs300.

If you’re more interested in sitting down than dancing, head out for a meal with a side of theatre. The Act Dubai’s dinner show, Showtime, is back, taking place every Tuesday and Wednesday from 8.30pm. The dinner show gives guests a behind-the-scenes look at what its takes to pull together a theatre production, including all the obstacles, personalities and drama behind the curtains.

Those looking for something completely fresh and new will be pleased to know that Stereo Arcade, a new nightspot at DoubleTree by Hilton – Jumeirah Beach on The Walk, JBR, which describes itself as a ‘speakeasy with a copper heart and a rock ’n’ roll soul’, is due to open in the coming weeks.

And lastly we have some news for ladies. Cavalli Club has launched its weekly ladies’ night Miss-Behave. Every Sunday from 9.30pm to 1am, ladies get a wide range of selected Cavalli mixed drinks free, as well as sushi platters to share. Ladies also get a magnum of bubbly with every dinner reservation. DJ Scottie B will play a mix of funky house and R&B until 3am.

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