19 parties in Dubai this week

Season closing parties in Dubai and more this week

Wednesday 27

7th Dubai Tango Festival
Learn the traditional art of tango dancing and witness masters in the field at work.
Prices and times vary. Until May 31. Tango Dubai, Meydan Grandstand & Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba, www.tangodubai.org (no number).

DJ Babey Drew live
The American rapper, producer and DJ who has worked and toured with Chris Brown performs a live set at Rosay Wednesdays.
Free for ladies free before 12.30am, Dhs200 for all. 10pm-3am. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 9260).

Frank’s House
Groove to deep house courtesy of DJ Frederick Stone and maDJam who has played alongside David Guetta and Armin Van Buuren.
Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Toy Room, Al Murooj Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 246 4555).

New York Wednesdays
This new weekly night offers clubbers an American urban hip-hop experience with DJ Mo Muscles.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 5995).

Thursday 28

Dash Berlin live
Dutch DJ Dash Berlin plays a mix of trance and electronic beats.
Dhs300. 9pm-3am. XL Dubai, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

Fame Game
DJ Benyamin and Chris Nati are on the decks for a night of commercial tunes.
Ladies get free drinks until 1am. Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Movida Dubai, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 174 4449).

The Shibuya team bring Ralph Lawson, a man heralded as a stalwart of the British underground music scene, to entertain the crowd at their season closing party. The line-up also includes David Craig, Lee Drinky, Smokingroove and Mr Mr.
Free for ladies, Dhs100 for gents. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (04 434 5555).

Superheroes XXXL
Enjoy an adventure though house, garage and drum ’n’ bass music with MJ Cole and Stanton Warriors at the first Superheroes XXXL event.
Dhs120. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 646 1764)

Women Crush Thursdays
Ladies get free drinks until 1am. The soundtrack is commercial tunes.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

Friday 29

House of Afrika Los Angeles
DJ and producer José Marquez brings his Latin world music-influenced house sound to Dubai.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

John Digweed
The British progressive house DJ takes to the decks.
Free for ladies, Dhs150 for gents. 11pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 0000).

Mario ‘The Gipsy Man’ Reyes live
Latin music legends Mario and Georges Reyes perform tracks including ‘Djobi, Djoba’, ‘Bamboleo’ and ‘Volare’.
Free. 10.30pm-3am. Karma Kafé, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0909).

No1 Fridays
DJs Brooklyn and Shero play a mix of hip-hop, garage and old-skool beats. Ladies get two free drinks before midnight.
Free for ladies before midnight, Dhs100 for all. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4322).

Opera Pop
The group bring their baroque sound as well as popular jazz to Emirates Golf Club.
Dhs495 (including gala dinner). 7.30pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills (04 417 9999).

Saturday 30

Season closing party
DJ Adam Graca and house music DJs Benyamin, Sam B, TommyGun and Major Flow play cool poolside beats at Purobeach’s season closing party.
Dhs175. noon-11pm. Purobeach Urban Oasis, Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 986 7200).

Sunday 31

’80s night
Take a trip down memory lane and listen to iconic tracks from the ’80s. Enjoy happy hour from 7pm until 10pm, which features selected drinks for Dhs30.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 346 1111).

Monday 1

Mondays Made Me
Enjoy à la carte dining and entertainment with live piano and a singer from 7pm until midnight followed by a DJ until 3am.
Dhs600 per couple minimum spend (reservations recommended). 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Sass Café, Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC (04 352 7722).

Tuesday 2

Honeys Rock the Boat
Ladies get free mixed drinks all night, but must arrive before 11pm and get their ‘tiki stamp’ to claim them.
Free. 7pm-3am. Ongoing. Mahiki Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 216 0181).

Riva Diva
Ladies get three free glasses of sparkling grape and a selection of Mediterranean lite bites.
Free. 6.30pm-9pm. Ongoing. Riva Ristorante, Bar & Beach, Building 8, Shoreline Apartments, Palm Jumeirah (04 430 9466).

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