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Grammy award-win­ning reg­gae artist Bee­nie Man (top right) will head­line the Caribfest Abu Dhabi on March 31 at Yas Beach. The fes­ti­val cel­e­brates Caribbean and Latino cul­ture and has food from Truck­ers DXB. The Ja­maican mu­si­cian has col­lab­o­rated with the likes of Akon and Tris­tan Palmer and will per­form dance­hall num­bers from his re­cently re­leased al­bum Un­stop­pable. Come dressed in your colour­ful best; 4pm-3am, tick­ets from Dh110 at reg­gae­beach­, 21-plus only.

Vet­eran Bol­ly­wood ac­tor Rishi Kapoor is com­ing to Dubai that day as part of his world book tour Khu­lam Khulla - Rishi Kapoor

Un­cen­sored. The 90-minute event will see the ac­tor of hit films in­clud­ing Bobby and Amar Ak­bar An­thony talk about his strug­gles, pas­sion, suc­cess and fail­ures, with fans. (Here’s hop­ing he also dis­cussing his Twit­ter ac­count drama.) Amit Ku­mar, singer ,and son of leg­endary singer Kishore Ku­mar, will be open­ing the show with pop­u­lar movie songs. The event will be held at the World Trade Cen­tre (Hall 1 .) Doors open at 7.30pm and the event starts at 9.30pm. Tick­ets are avail­able from Dh125 at plat­inum­

Ger­man DJ Robin Schulz of chart­busters such as Sun Goes Down and Waves will make waves at Nasimi Beach on March 31 with Bri­tish pop band Rudi­men­tal (be­low) for Nasimi Ses­sions – a se­ries of beach­side con­certs at At­lantis The Palm; ex­pect to hear Rudi­men­tal’s hits such as Feel The Love. From 5pm-3am; tick­ets are avail­able from Dh200 at plat­inum­

If you too love U2, keep your cal­en­dars blocked for April 6 as The Joshua Tree ,aU2 trib­ute act (above), are per­form­ing for free at McGet­ti­gan’s JLT.

Formed by Mick Kearns, Stephen Forde, Brian Vaughan and Derek Power, who them­selves are die-hard fans of the Ir­ish rock band, ex­pect to hear clas­sics such as Beau­ti­ful Day, With Or With­out You and One.

Want more mu­sic? On April 7 the mu­sic doesn’t stop for a good 12 hours at Step Mu­sic, a fes­ti­val at the Dubai In­ter­na­tional Ma­rine Club. 17 of the re­gion’s best bands across gen­res in­clud­ing indie rock, hip-hop, elec­tronic mu­sic and pop, will per­form their orig­i­nal com­po­si­tions at the fes­ti­val.

Beirut band Mashrou’ Leila are head­lin­ing. The event starts at noon; tick­ets cost Dh180 in­clud­ing ac­cess to all the bands, food trucks, ven­dors and ac­tiv­i­ties. Visit step­con­fer­ence. com/tick­ets.

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