And it’s going to be ladies night at the Meydan superclub…

After a string of exciting live music announcements in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi this weekend, the latest is Meydan super club Drai’s Dubai, who have just announced they’re set to welcome American singer and producer Akon this Thursday. 

The Lonely hit maker will be in town to headline at Drai’s Dubai on Thursday November 28. And as if seeing a huge headline act wasn’t enough, ladies will also be able to enjoy complimentary beverages until 1am.

Releasing music since 2004, Akon has amassed a string of top ten hits including I Wanna Love You, Lonely, Don’t Matter and Sorry, Blame It On Me as a lead artist, as well as collaborating with stars including Gwen Stefani, Lady Gaga, Eminem and David Guetta.

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Doors will open at 10pm, and ladies will be able to enjoy free entrance and unlimited beverages until 1am. For guys, it’s Dhs200 in the door.

It’s not the only big headliner for Drai’s this weekend, who will also be welcoming rapper Sheck Wes on Friday November 29. This will be ladies’ night too, with tickets for guys priced at Dhs200 with two drinks, which can be purchased from Virgin Megastores. The Mo Bamba hitmaker will also take the stage at White on Thursday November 28.

If you’re heading to the capital this weekend, you’ll also be able to see Ne-Yo, Sheck Wes at Mad on Saturday November 30. And legendary Yeah singer Usher on Sunday December 1.

Drai’s Dubai, Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, Thursday Nov 28, 10pm to 4am, free for ladies, Dhs200 for guys. Tel: (052) 388 8857.

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