16 music & nightlife events in Dubai this week

Laugh with Michael McIntyre in Dubai, catch Martin Solveig and plenty more

Wednesday 10

Rebuilding Nepal
Head to this concert to support those affected by the earthquakes in Nepal. The line-up includes Liberty Hounds, Chronicles Of Khan and Point Of View, as well as an acoustic ensemble.
Dhs30. 6pm-11pm. The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 347 7793).

Sinatra Wednesdays
Enjoy a special food and drinks menu inspired by Frank Sinatra. Packages start from Dhs400 for a four-course set menu. The dinner is complemented by the sounds of a band playing Sinatra’s songs all night long.
Dhs400-545. 8pm-11.30pm. Seafire Steakhouse and Bar, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).

The Laughter Factory
See UK comedy acts Jamali Maddax, Rob Deering and Jack Dathel perform live in Dubai.
Dhs140. 8pm-10pm. McGettigan’s, Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster J, JLT (04 355 1862).

Thursday 11

Glitch season closing session
Listen to techno music at the season closing party of ‘Glitch’, featuring live sets by Skober, Kris Lee, and Pooja B.
Dhs100. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (050 695 3797).

Fame Game season closing session
DJ Bliss takes to the decks to end the season with a mix of commercial hits. Ladies get selected free drinks until 1am.
Free. 11pm-3am. Movida Dubai, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (0551 744 449).

Fibber Magee’s 19th anniversary
Paddyman and Boxty take to the stage for a night of traditional Irish music. Guests get a free hat or wig with every Irish mixed drink purchased.
Free. 9pm-3am. Saeed Tower one, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 3322 400).

R3HAB
Expect a night of dance music from Dutch DJ R3HAB who remixes everyone from Beyoncé, Calvin Harris and John Legend.
Dhs150. 10pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 567 000).

Friday 12

Kisstory
Expect a night of old-school anthems covering house, UK garage, hip-hop and R&B. The Artful Dodger and DJ Luck & MC Neat return to Dubai for this night, following recent gigs at the venue.
Dhs150. 9pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (055 924 6496).

Live the music together
French DJ Marion plays lounge and electro beats with some techno mixed in with bass lines and groovy rhythms.
Free. 7.30pm-2am. Pure Sky Lounge & Dining, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 374 7888).

Martin Solveig live
As part of Pacha Ibiza Dubai’s closing weekend, French DJ and Producer Martin Solveig will perform a live set. Expect hits including ‘Hello’ and ‘Ready 2 Go’.
Dhs150. 10pm-3am. Pacha Ibiza Dubai, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (04 567 0000).

Michael McIntyre live
The British comedian returns to Dubai with his hotly anticipated new stand-up show ‘Happy & Glorious’.
Dhs350-1,000. June 12-13, 6pm-11.30pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.doneevents.com.

Saturday 13

A Midsummer Night’s Opera
Enjoy an evening of performances by singers of the Emirates Opera Project among others.
Dhs395 (including a three-course set menu). 8pm. The Act Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).

Sunday 14

New York New York
Start the week with techno music provided by resident DJs Nader, Marshall and Roberto Mermand.
Free (reservations recommended). 11pm-3am. Provocateur Dubai, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 211 8222).

Monday 15

Alsarah & The Nubatones
Watch Sudanese act Alsarah & The Nubatones live, alongside UAE-based Sudanese hip-hop artist Toofless and local DJ James Locksmith.
Free for ladies before 9pm, Dhs100 for all. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 501 2534).

Hip Hop Chic
This is a popular urban night at Cirque Le Soir tends to get going from around 1am, but get there early to make sure you get through the doors.
Free. 10.30pm-3am. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 995 5400).

Tuesday 16

‘Saved by the bell’ at Mahiki
The Polynesian-themed nightclub will be saying goodbye to the season in a ‘school’s out’ fashion. Staff will be dressed as jocks and cheerleaders and there will be free drinks from 7pm until 3am for ladies who arrive before 11pm and get a ‘tiki stamp’.
Free. 7pm-3am. Mahiki, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 380 77310).

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