18 of the best parties around town

Lethal Bizzle live, Paddyman, Alice dinner show and more top nights

Wednesday 9

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 Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).

History Dubai
DJs Jon Besant, Leon Knight, Natalie Brogan and David Craig take turns on the decks playing a soulful dancefloor set with Ibiza-inspired piano anthems.
Free. 6pm-3am. Ongoing. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (055 500 8518).

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 10

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

Cigar Social Tuesdays
Patrons can enjoy a freshly rolled cigar and three shorts, with a master cigar roller on hand to craft them.
Dhs250. 9pm-11pm. Ongoing. Hendricks Bar, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 270 7806).

DJs Brooklyn and Shero play R&B, hip-hop and commercial beats.
Free. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Atelier M, Pier 7, Dubai Marina (050 738 1388).

Paddyman live Irish entertainer
Paddyman takes to the stage to play comical sing along tracks.
Free. 10pm-3am. Ongoing. Fibber Magee’s, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 2400).

World Classical Music Series
The French Wind Quintet will take to the stage tonight. Five musicians play chamber music at The One&Only Royal Mirage. The group comprises of Phillippe Bernold on flute, Olivier Doise on oboe, Patrick Messina on clarinet, Julien Hardy on bassoon and Herve Joulain on the horn.
Dhs250-550. 8pm-11pm. Ongoing. One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh Road (050 870 2674).

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 11

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 (050 995 5400).

Lethal Bizzle at No.1 Fridays
The British rapper will perform his best-known singles ‘Pow! (Forward)’ and ‘Fester Skank’.
Dhs100. 10pm-3am. Today only. N’Dulge Club, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (050 738 1388).

Step On vs Loaded
Dubai’s long-running indie nights go head to head in another battle of the beats, with everything from The Jam to Jamie xx on the playlist. There will be drinks deals and cult films and cartoons on the projector screen.
Free. 9pm-2.45am, Casa Latina, Ibis Al Barsha (055 882 5675).

Raag ‘N’ Rock
This south Indian indie music festival brings together some of the rising stars in the music world. With performances from the likes of Masala Coffee, Job Kurian, Neha Nair, Yakzan and band and Vidwan, this is the first-ever indie music festival of its kind in the city.
Dhs80-200. 7.30pm. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha (056 538 4555).

Saturday 12

411 Nights
This weekly urban night sees The Real Falava DJs play old-school tracks including Tupac and Notorious BIG and modern hits from Drake and Lil Wayne.
Free. 10.30pm-3am. People by Crystal, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (050 354 3131).

Deep House Saturdays
Enjoy intense 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).

Sunday 13

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

Monday 14

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 get two free drinks from 9pm to 1am. Free. 8pm-1am. Ongoing. Rock Bottom Café, TECOM (04 450 0111).

Tuesday 15

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

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