17 best parties in Dubai this week

DJ Whoo Kid, Sean Finn, Hopfest 2015, Superheroes XXXL more top nights in Dubai

Wednesday 26

DJ Whoo Kid
Live American DJ and producer Whoo Kid has produced more than 200 mix-tapes showcasing A-listers such as Snoop Dogg, T.I. and Chamillionaire. Taking to the decks at Cavalli’s ‘Rosay Wednesday’, he’ll play an urban mix.
Free. 10pm-3am. Today only. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 991 0400).

Hatz and Heelz
DJ Choppa and DJ Oso Loso play everything from dancehall to hip hop and R&B at this weekly night. Two free drinks for ladies before 12.30am. Free for ladies and couples, Dhs100 for gents including one drink.
11pm-3am. Ongoing. A Club, Dubai Marine Beach Resort and Spa, Jumeriah 1 (052 680 2337).

Deep house and underground DJs are on the cards at this new weekly night.
Free. 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 995 5400).

Thursday 27

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).

Hopfest 2015
Enjoy the first day of the three-day event, where you can sample more than 100 brews from around the world. The Maplejacks, Carmen and the Black T’s, Rodie and DJ Marky Mark will provide live music all day long.
Free. noon-midnight. Until August 29. The Irish Village, Garhoud (04 282 4750).

Superheroes XXXL
English duo Jack Beats will take you on an adventure through the realms of house and bass music. Support by Under The Moon, Finlay Lefox and Ben Echo.
Dhs120. 9pm-3am. Today only. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (055 829 6348).

Sean Finn
Live German DJ Sean Finn is a regular feature on the electronic music scene and is known for his hit tracks ‘Show Me Love’ and ‘The Rhythm of the Night.’ Don’t miss his live set at Cavalli Club.
Free. 10pm-3am. Today only. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 9910 4000).

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).

Friday 28

Audio Tonic V Night Vibes
See the Audio Tonic team go head-to-head with the Night Vibes crew and enjoy a night of house and techno music with ProMoe, Amy Wells and Rod Lee Winters.
Free. 5pm-3am. Today only. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (055 500 8518).

Get Cirqued
Enjoy a night of circus acts including fire jugglers and dancers while DJ Nick Tohme plays an open format set all night.
Free. 10.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 9955 400).

Listen to the electronic sounds of Frederick Stone and Michka.
Free. 11pm-3am. Today only. The Act Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).

Saturday 29

I.Y.L.T. 90s
Enjoy a night of ’90s music with local bands Kicksound, Point of View, Chronicles of Khan, Up The Ante and The Sillies.
Dhs60. 7pm-3am. Today only. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).

Talented Frankies Auditions
Calling all local musicians: showcase your musical skills in front of an audience and be in with the chance of winning a cash prize. Acts can range from acoustic covers, singers, duos or rappers.
Free. 5pm-7pm. Today only. Frankie’s Italian Bar & Grill, The Walk, JBR (050 809 5629).

Sunday 30

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).

Monday 31

Learn salsa
Learn some new moves at this free salsa lesson from 8pm to 11.30pm, before dancing to live music from Rock Bottom Café’s house band, Lockdown. Ladies in particular are in luck – there are two free drinks from 9pm to 1am.
Free. 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Rock Bottom Café, TECOM (04 450 0111).

Tuesday 1

Ladies Night with a view
DJs Andy Swift and Benni T play commercial, house and R&B music all night on rotation. Ladies get four free drinks from 8pm to 11pm.
Free. 8pm-3am. Ongoing. Atelier M, Pier 7, Dubai Marina (050 738 1388).

Selfie Tuesdays
DJ Junior J is on the decks playing a mashup of hip hop, old school and R&B music. Ladies get free drinks until 1am.
Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (055 360 2990).

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