18 best parties in Dubai this week

Roger Sanchez, Step On Vs Loaded, Candyland and more

Wednesday 12

Diamond Wednesdays
DJs Shero and Brooklyn play a mix of hip-hop, urban and R&B tracks.
Free for ladies before 11pm, Dhs100 thereafter and for gents. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. XL Dubai, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

La Demoiselle
Ladies get 50 percent off the full à la carte menu and four free drinks when dining.
Free. 7pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. La Residence Restaurant & Lounge, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 396 2211).

Soulful at Bliss
Andrew Hartley plays his style of US garage and uplifting soulful house tonight. Ladies get three free mixed drinks from 9pm to midnight.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Bliss Lounge, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, The Walk, JBR (04 399 5533).

Thursday 13

Bordel Thursday
Cirque Le Soir’s resident DJs are behind the decks playing a mix of house music. Don’t miss the crazy circus performers twirling through the venue throughout the night.
Free (reservations recommended). 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 995 5400).

Candyland
This new night promises a mix of modern commercial music by Nick Tohme.
Free (reservations required). Ongoing. 11pm-3am. Provocateur Dubai, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 211 8222).

DJ Roger Sanchez live
Dance music producer and DJ Roger Sanchez will get behind the decks for a free gig at Q43. The New Yorker is known for hits such as ‘Another Chance’ and his prominent residencies at the likes of Pacha and Space clubs in Ibiza.
Free. 8pm-3am. Q43, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 443 5403).

Fame Game
DJ Benyamin and Shef Codes are on the decks playing a mix of R&B and commercial hits.
Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Movida Dubai, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 174 4449).

Focus
Kaiserdisco, aka Frederic Berger and Patrick Buck from Hamburg, will bring their techno set to Level 41. Dutch act Secret Cinema and local DJs Deian, Maks and Impaulce are also on the bill.
Dhs150. 7pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Women Crush Thursdays
Hosted by resident DJ Tony H playing commercial tunes, ladies get free drinks until 1am.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 297 2097).

Zero Gravity House Party
Enjoy four hours of food and drinks at this new late-night brunch. Guests can move between rooms, bars and food stations, eating and drinking as much as they wish.
Dhs295. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. Zero Gravity, Next to Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).

Friday 14

Cool Kids Made in VIP Room
Expect a night of house, hip-hop and old school classic tracks at this weekly night.
Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. VIP Room, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay, Sheikh Zayed Road (052 881 8888).

Noir Lounge Summer Edition
DJ Michka plays house music all night at this trendy spot. The night starts out slow and picks up around midnight.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Atelier M, Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 450 7766).

Step On Vs Loaded
DJs Andy Buchan, ME and Rude Larry will be on hand from 9pm playing everything from the The Beatles to The Ramones at this indie night.
Free. 9pm-2.45am. Casa Latina, Ibis Hotel Al Barsha (04 399 6699).

Saturday 15

Afrobeats Wave Saturdays
This new weekly night offers a unique mix of genres for Dubai – expect everything from afrobeat and hip-hop to dancehall, UK house and garage, urban and R&B tracks.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Societe Dubai, Marina Byblos Hotel, Dubai Marina (055 996 8804).

Sunday 16

L.O.V.E Sundays
Listen to electro chic music with resident DJ Yiannis and Becker at this fun, Japanese spot.
Free. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Okku, Japanese Restaurant and Lounge, 1st Floor, The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8777).

Tuesday 18

Alice Dinner Show
Based on the classic tale of Alice in Wonderland, this new theatre show combines a fine-dining experience with live performances.
Dhs495. 8pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Act Dubai, Shangri La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).

Easy Tiger Quiz
Test your general knowledge at the Fibber Magee’s quiz and be in with the chance of winning free meals and drinks tokens.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Fibber Magee’s, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 2400).

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