7 nights out in Dubai this week
An unlimited ladies’ night, new night brunch, international DJs and a megastar takes to the stage…
We’ve just about recovered from Party In The Park this weekend, and we’re ready to start planning a new week of big nights out. From ladies’ nights to live appearances, here’s your guide to seven of Dubai’s best parties this week.
Tuesday: Ladies’ night at Inner City Zoo
It’s only just opened, but Inner City Zoo already has a host of weekly events running Monday to Friday. On Tuesday, they’re launching Inner City Sass, their weekly ladies’ night. From 11pm to 2am, ladies can enjoy unlimited selected drinks, with the party carrying on until 3am.
Inner City Zoo, Rixos Premium, JBR, Tuesday 11pm to 2am. Tel: (058) 867 5357. More info on Facebook
Wednesday: Evening Brunch at Miss Tess
Ladies’ night deals, happy hour and a new night brunch at this lively Asian Downtown spot could mean its about to take over as the go-to for mid-week party people. There’s two free drinks for ladies from 6pm to 8pm, and a happy hour deal offering buy one get one free drinks for the boys over the same period. Then the night brunch kicks in from 8pm. For Dhs248 you’ll get to scoff on plenty of food and sip on house drinks until 11pm (the ‘night brunch’ costs Dhs178 with soft drinks).
Miss Tess, Taj Hotel, Business Bay, 6pm to 8pm ladies get two free drinks, 8pm to 11pm night brunch, Dhs248 house, Dhs 178 soft. Tel: (04) 438 3121. More info on website
Thursday: JLO at Base
One of the world’s biggest superstars JLO has been confirmed for some time to perform a one-off concert at the Autism Rocks Arena on Friday November 17. However, if that’s not enough Jenny from the block for you, it’s also been recently announced that she’ll be doing a live performance at super club Base the night before, this Thursday. It’s free entry, but the standard door policy applies.
Dubai Design District, 10pm to 3am, Thurs Nov 16, free entry. Tel: (055) 313 4999. More info on website
Thursday: Nassimi Sessions the Urban Edition
Nasimi Beach returns with its monthly Nasimi Sessions this Thursday, and it’s an old-school, urban edition with some of R&B’s best 90s acts. This months headliners include Nina Sky, Lumidee, Sweet Female Attitude, DJ Majestic and MC Kie
Nasimi Beach, Atlantis The Palm, Thursday November 16, 7pm to 3am, ladies free before 9pm, early bird Dhs100, on the door Dhs150. Tickets available www.platinumlist.net. Strictly 21+. Tel: (055) 200 4321. More info on Facebook
Friday: Plus Minus at Bridgewater Dubai
This week, Plus Minus presents a four hour extended set at their new home at Bridgewater DXB with Ukranian DJ Nastia headlining. She’ll be supported by local artists MO ezabyy, Tifa and Melu. After beginning her career in 2005, she has gained experience as a promoter, stage manager and radio show host but her main passion has always been at the decks. It’s free entry before 9pm.
Bridgewater DXB, JW Marriott Marquis, Business Bay 4pm to 3am, free before 9pm, Dhs100 9pm to 12am, Dhs150 after 12am. Tel: 056 921 8484. More info on Facebook
Friday: Ritual at Zero Gravity with Martin Jensen
This weekend, What’s On Dubai’s Favourite Nightclub Zero Gravity is bringing Martin Jensen to their Friday night, Ritual. Expect to hit the dance floor early as breakout DJ and producer Jensen brings his new track Solo Dance, which has already clocked up 28 million views on YouTube, to the sands of Zero Gravity.
Zero Gravity, Sky Dive Dubai, Friday 8am to 3am, door policy applies, pool and beach prices apply during the day. Tel: (04) 399 0009. More info on website
Friday: Micro Mutek at W Al Habtoor City
Canadian electronic music, tech and arts festival Mutek is taking over Dubai for three days, with its main stage at W Hotel Al Habtoor City. As well as live performances, there will be talks and workshops for festival-goers to get involved in too. Our pick is Micro Mutek on Friday night. It’s headlined by international techno DJ Jeff Mills.
Mutek, W Al Habtoor City, Nov 16 to Nov 18, tickets from Dhs50 to Dh360. More info on Facebook