Weekend on the way: events around Dubai 4-5-6 May 2017
Nelly @ White Dubai
All-time legend of the rap and hip-hop scene, Nelly, is going to be headlining the open-air club White. The man behind Hot In Herre, Ride Wit Me and countless classics, will be gracing the stage, and his presence promises a pretty special night. Reserve your place by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 050 443 0933.
White Dubai, 4th May
Afrojack and Rick Ross @ BASE – D3
The Grammy Award-winning DJ and producer Afrojack will be at the decks spinning his progressive house, techno and electro remixes such as Ten Feet Tall.
4th May 10pm-3am
King of hip-hop Rick Ross play live. The man behind some of the biggest tracks in the genre like Hustlin’ and Purple Lamborghini, which he released with Skrillex for the Marvel film Suicide Squad last year.
5th May 10pm-3am
Entry to both events this weekend is free, though we’d recommend heading down early to avoid the queues. BASE has more than 100 tables, and minimum spends start from Dhs2,000.
BASE Dubai, d3, www.basedubai.com (055 313 4999)
GPP (Gulf Photo Plus) Market Day
Whether you’ve got great, pre-loved photo gear you’re trying to sell or whether you’re on the lookout for a bargain on some new equipment, join for GPP Market Day as it open up the space for a free event where the local photography community can come together to buy and sell gear.
Alserkal Avenue, D36, Dubai, May 5th, 5pm-7pm
for more information visit the website
Rodion Pogossov, Dubai Concert Committee @ One&Only Royal Mirage
As part of DCC’s World Classical Music Series, Dubai welcomes the talented baritone Rodion Pogossov, who has performed around the world and regularly at New York’s Metropolitan Opera. Together with the legendary piano master Semjon Skigin, Pogossov will wow classical music enthusiasts in a resplendent evening of arias. He will perform masterpieces together with famous melodies.
Royal Ballroom at the One & Only Royal Mirage, Friday 5th May, Doors open at 7 p.m. concert starts at 8 pm.
Tickets can be purchased through Virgin Megastore and Platinumlist Dubai
P.S.Dress code: elegant, suit or national dress.
Groove on the Grass
The Season 5 Closing of UAE’s homegrown electronic music & arts festival, Groove On The Grass .
Let’s gather one last time on the grass for the love of music & our community before the summer heat kicks in. There is a little bit for everyones taste on this artist lineup and some fun surprises in store to send off our 5th season! As ussual you can enjoy our fashion and arts marketplace, lots of sunset activties & food/beverage options from our vendors.
Emirates Golf Club, Friday 5th May, 5pm- 3am, click here for the TICKETS
The Rant of the Pant
Sorabh Pant is one of India’s biggest comedians and the founder of East India Comedy. He has done 1400+ shows in 75 cities and 15 countries. You’ve seen him in the Ghanta Awards, Traveling pants, EIC Vs. Bolliwood and on his frequent appearance on India’s best comedy shows i.e Times Now Debates.
The Junction, Al Quoz, 5th May, 4pm and 8pm.
Justin Bieber Purpose World Tour 2017
One of the most successful artists in living history, he’s had a number one album in over 100 countries, sold out a worldwide tour and consecutive number 1 singles, the Canadian star recently beat a record previously held by Drake and The Beatles as he had 17 songs in the Hot 100 in one week. Alongside that, he recently broke the Spotify streaming record when he hit over 200 million streams of his album in just the first week.
Austin Rocks Arena, Dubai Outlet Mall, 6th May, gate open at 4pm.
Mary Poppins the Musical @ Dubai Opera
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh present the multi award-winning musical Mary Poppins. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs.
The stage production of MARY POPPINS is brilliantly adapted from the wonderful stories by PL Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film. It is co-created by Cameron Mackintosh and has a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. With a timeless score by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman including the songs; Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and Feed the Birds with new songs and additional music and lyrics by the Olivier award-winning British team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.
Dubai Opera, until 25th May, for info visit www.dubaiopera.com
Enjoy your weekend! Enjoy Dubai!