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Mark Your Calendar With Our Rundown Of The Top Events In UAE

There’s always something on in the UAE. Check out what’s going on with our rundown of the best parties and events this weekend.

Trey Songz live

When: Thursday, 18th April   

Where: White Dubai
About: It’s Trey Day at superclub White Dubai tonight, hosting the R&B stalwart for a live gig. The 34-year old artist burst on the scene in the mid-’00s and found fame from hits like “Na Na,” “Mr Steal Your Girl,” “Bottoms Up” and “Can’t Help But Wait,” which bagged a Grammy nomination for the best ‘Male R&B Vocal Performance’. For reservations, call 050 443 0933 or

Loco Dice live

When: Thursday, 18th April   

Where: Soho Garden  

About: Techno titan Loco Dice is headed for Dubai this Thursday for a set at Soho Garden. The veteran DJ has been captivating audiences around the world for decades, with sets at Ibiza superclubs, rave parties in Germany, beach parties in South America and nightclubs in the UK. Last year, he bagged the award for ‘Best Minimal’ at the DJ Awards. For reservations, call 052 388 8849 or email

Peter Andre live

When: Thursday, 18th April  

Where: Zero Gravity

About: ‘90s singing sensation Peter Andre makes a return to Dubai, performing live at Zero Gravity. Believe it or not, it’s been 23 years since the English-Aussie star dropped the chart-conquering hit-single, “Mysterious Girl,” and it still remains a club favourite. His discography also boasts an array of hits like “Flava,” “Funky Junky,” “All About Us” and “To The Top.” Tickets cost Dhs 199, inclusive of brunch and bevvies from 8 pm-2 am.

Groove on the Grass

When: Friday, 19th April  

Where: Emirates Golf Club

About: UAE’s homegrown electronic music festival, Groove On The Grass is hosting one final show before ending its seventh season. The final show is headlined by drum and bass maestros Rudimental, the band behind hits like “Lay It All On Me” and “These Days,” electronica legends, 808 State, the quartet behind ‘80s hits like “Pacific State,” “In Yer Face” and “Cubik,” and a slew of homegrown DJ talents. Tickets are priced from Dhs 210.

Sven Väth & Mathame live

When: Friday, 19th April  

Where: Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE

About: Call him a visionary, an icon or the godfather or electro, none of these words are enough to match Sven Väth’s legacy in electronic music, who’s DJing career spans over 35 years. The legendary DJ will be playing a set at Blue Marlin this Friday, followed by Italian DJ duo Mathame. For reservations, call 056 113 3400 or email

One for the lads!

When: Saturday, 20th April

Where: Wavehouse Dubai

About: Every Saturday, Dubai’s cool new entertainment destination, Wavehouse Dubai offers a lad’s-only package inclusive of a full English breakfast, two bottles of hops and a Surf’s Up experience for Dhs 120, alongside live EPL screening across its huge TV screen. For reservations, call 04 426 2626 or drop an email to