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Things to do in UAE on May 19

Free concert, musicians day, jazz and soul night, Punjabi concert, Ramadan trunk shows and more on your to-do list

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Arash Live

The Iranian-Swedish singer will be performing a free concert for his fans at Dragon Mart 2, 7pm.


Musicians Day

Amateur and professional musicians will gather to perform in a variety of styles with one aim to popularise musical practice, at The Mall in World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi, 1-11pm.

2 Chainz

The American rapper takes centre stage at MAD on Yas Island. Doors open at 11pm. Call 055-8346262.

Season Closing Acts with Jamie Jones and Serge Servant

Party with the best beats before the summer break, at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Ghantoot Al Jazira Hotel, 1-11pm, free (guestlist advised) Call 056-1133400

Clarita De Quiroz

The local artist will be performing a mixture of soul, R’n’B and jazz tunes joined by the house band, Uptown, at Jazz@Pizza Express, World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi, 7.30pm. Call 02-4447752


Mika Singh (above) and Daler Mehndi

The brothers will be performing together for the first time in Dubai at Zabeel Hall 6, Dubai World Trade Centre. Gates open at 7.30pm and the concert at 9.30pm. Tickets start from Dh125.

The Waiting Rooms

The Gujarati play thats completed 350 shows in India and abroad, comes to Dubai, perfromed at Emirates Theatre , Shaikh Zayed Road.

Call 055-6783770 / 050-7556078

Education Fair

Neighbourhood exhibition to showcase 23 schools, 17 nurseries and after-school class options available in the Dubailand area for parents with children, at St Regis, Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club (The Villa, Dubailand), 10am-4pm. Free entry. educationand

Franky Rizardo at 360

The Dutch DJ is heading for the 360 rooftop decks at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, supported by Ron E Jaxx and Miss Foster. Party starts from 8pm. Friday brunch with two for one offer, from 1pm. Call 055-5008518

Hollaphonic at Barasti

One last big night on the sand with favourite local superstars Greg Stainer and Olly Wood, at Barasti, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort. Doors open at 6pm. Free entry. Call 04-3993333.

Flea Market

Second hand market at JLT Park, between Cluster O and P, 1-5pm. Free entry.

Robbie’s Supersonic Rocket

A high-energy performance and a musical adventure that sets off to explore Planet Zod and outer space in the still of the night, at Hartland Theatre, Hartland International School, Nad Al Sheba, shows suitable for children aged 3-11. Shows today and tomorrow. Tuckets from Dh90.

Heff Party

Societe Dubai at Marina Byblos Hotel is celebrating its founder Gary Holliday’s birthday with free beverages to everyone who turns up in their pyjamas to the club between 10pm and midnight. Entry is free for all. Call 050-6993191.

Comte De Bouderbala

The stand-up comedian will be performing at The Auditorium, Dubai College, 8pm. Tickets from Dh215. French language.

Ramadan Trunk Show

Designers Farah Salib, Wardha Saleem and Zohra are launching new collections. Collections from various other designers will also be exhibited at The Royal Ballroom, The Palace Hotel Downtown, today 2-10pm and tomorrow 10am-7pm.

Y So Serious Nights

Dance and laugh with Arjun, Nishant Tanwar, Abijit Ganguly - stand-up comic, Amit Asudani and Raaga Factory Live at The mUsic Room, Majestic Hotel, 7pm. Entry Dh150 with a beverage. Call 055-9691060.

Foam Party at Nasimi Beach

Beat the heat this weekend with beats by David De Luca, DJ Keza and Scottie B, at Nasimi Beach, Atlantis. Free entry all day long, mixed groups and girls only. No bikinis, only full bathing suit for women. Call 055-2004321


Asha Kamal Modi presents kundan jewellery and jeweled masterpieces with traditional Mughal influences and Rajasthani motifs, at the Taj Dubai, 11am-8pm, today and tomorrow. Call 052-8005521.