18 best parties in Dubai this week

Sander Kleinenberg, comedy night, House of africa, Sunstroke reunion and more top nights

Wednesday 2

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 & Spa, Jumeriah Beach Road (052 680 2337).

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

Temptation by Toko ladies’ night
Set in a stylish Japanese restaurant, ladies get four free drinks and 30 percent off dinner.
Free. 6pm-10pm. Ongoing. Toko Dubai, Vida Downtown Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 442 8383).

Wanted Wednesdays
This is Dubai’s newest hip-hop and R&B night, with music by DJ Bliss and Jack.
Free for ladies and couples, Dhs250 for gents (including two drinks). 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Boudoir, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeriah Beach Road (056 175 1010).

Thursday 3

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

Enjoy a night of music, food and live stage performances with a theatrical story of the golden eras of the ’80s, ’90s and ’00s.
Free. 8.30pm-3am. Ongoing. The Act Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).

Sander Kleinenberg live
The Dutch EDM producer will take to the decks tonight, with support from DJ S3r-han and DJ Will.
Dhs150. 10pm-3am. XL Dubai, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).

Sunstroke Reunion
UK DJ CN Williams from Reel House Records headlines the Sunstroke reunion with support from local DJs Tom Chubb, John Spoor and Jack Woodcock.
Free. 5pm-3am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).

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 4

DJ Target live
DJ Target from BBC radio 1Xtra will play a mash-up of R&B, hip-hop, UK garage and funky house. Ladies get two free drinks until midnight. Local support comes from DJs Brooklyn and Shero.
Dhs100. 10pm-3am. N’Dulge, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (050 738 1388).

Cavalli Club will celebrate the launch of Roberto Cavalli’s latest fragrance and see a roster of DJs playing open format music.
Free. 9.30pm-3am. Ongoing. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 9260).

Schooly at House of Afrika
Expect a deep afro-soul set, with support from James Justin and Cory Centric.
Free. 8pm-3am. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 427 1000).

Saturday 5

Deep House Saturdays
Enjoy deep house music with Movida’s new Saturday resident DJ Jean B.
Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. Movida Dubai, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 174 4449).

The Chuckle Club
After a summer break, the Chuckle Club is back. This month’s line-up features Scottish comedian Bruce Devlin, actor, writer and comic Kyle Grooms and Londoner Tom Toal.
Dhs120. 8pm-10pm. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Garhoud (04 230 8555).

Sunday 6

Beat the Heat, Cheat the Week
Described as an ‘indie indoor picnic’, this new Freshly Ground Sounds event will see performances by local live independent musicians.
Free. 7pm-11pm. Tr!beca Kitchen + Bar, JA Ocean View Hotel, The Walk, JBR (050 345 6067).

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 7

Mondays Made Me
Start the week off in style and listen to the sounds of deep house by Jubesp.
Free (reservations recommended). 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Sass Café, Al Fattan Currency House, Tower 2, DIFC (04 352 7722).

Tuesday 8

Smooth Grooves Ladies’ Night
Dance to classic tracks played by Radio 1’s Rone Jaxx and DJ 3GK. Ladies get four free drinks and canapés.
Free. 8pm-2am. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).

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