MUSIC ON THE MENU
As if the beachside restaurant strip Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeirah couldn’t get any better, there are now live music nights every Thursday. The Voice Arabia finalist Jad Abi Haidar performs at Simply Italian restaurant weekly, 8pm-2am, Dh190 per person including beverages. Call 04 558 8354.
If you’re looking to get the weekend started a day early, head to Markette at Boxpark Dubai. The international restaurant has launched Block Party ,a live music session every Wednesday featuring singer-songwriter Alan Farragher, who will belt out hits from the 1980s to 2017. You’ll hear plenty of rock and funk classics by bands like Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix and Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Call 04 347 1847.
Beirut’s underground dance club überhaus is teaming up with Blue Marlin Ibiza Dubai on March 9 to bring top DJs from across the world – the line-up includes German DJ Dixon, Âme (German duo Kristian Beyer and Frank Wiedemann) and Portuguese musician Trikk. From Dh170 at virginmegastore.me; doors at 9pm.