6 parties in Dubai this weekend
DWA with Crown Prince and Junior J
If you’re looking for a hip hop night then look no further than The Act this Thursday where DJ Crown Prince and Junior J are playing a mix of the best hip hop and R&B from West Hollywood to Berlin. Starting from 8:30pm, you can enjoy The Act’s new Peruvian menu, with the party lasting until 3am. And let’s not forget - free sparkling until 1am for all the ladies.
When: August 25, 8:30pm
Where: The Act Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: +9714 355 1116
Known as the UK’s best soul night, SoulTrain has now made its way to Dubai. Every Thursday you can expect to hear the best in soul, reggae and funk from 8pm until 3am. Tracks that have graced past playlists include “Ain’t Nobody” by Rufus and Chaka Khan, “Good Times/Le Freak” by Chic and “Last Night A DJ Saved My Life” by Indeep. Entrance is free all night long.
When: August 25, 8pm – 3am
Where: The Black Lion, The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road
Contact: +9714 359 2366
Bnf Colombian Night
Enjoy a Latin party complete with free salsa lessons this Friday at Bnf’s Columbian Night. Head over to the Marina to bop and pop your hips (or at least attempt to) to the best Latin bands and DJs in town.
When: August 26, 10pm – 3am
Where: Ocacti Mexican House & Cocktail Bar, Pier 7, Dubai Marina
Contact: +9714 452 6699
Little Green Cars Live
Irish indie rock band, Little Green Cars, will be playing an intimate gig at McGettigan’s in JLT this Friday. Since signing with record label Glassnote Music, the five-piece band have been touring around the UK and America, and are now ready to land on our shores. They’re known for hits such as “The Song They Play Every Night” and “Easier Day.” Arrive from 5pm to enjoy discounted drink deals.
When: August 26, 8pm
Where: McGettigan’s, Bonnington Hotel, Jumeirah Lake Towers
Contact: +971 437 80800
Madame Butterfly @ China Grill
It’s carved a popular name for itself in Dubai, and girls go free on drinks all night at Madame Butterfly, including bubbles. If you decide to eat (and with a drink offer like that, you probably should), groups of ladies also get 50 percent off food – and there’s 25 percent off food for mixed groups. The venue also hosts regular pop-up shops on ladies night and live DJs.
When: Tuesdays, 6.30pm-11.30pm
Where: The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Contact: +9714 511 7333