happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 19 - 21 May
Things To Do For The Weekend 19 - 21 May
Updated on 18 May 2023

The sound of the weekend approaching is definitely music to everyone's ears.

There is never an opportunity to get bored in Dubai, as the city is always buzzing with life and is home to so many concerts, events and more.

If on the hunt for the perfect place for a weekend stress buster, be it by watching comedy shows to singing at a concert, here are some places to check out.

Ola Roshdy

When 19 May

Where the Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

The Egyptian comedy actress, Ola Roshdy is coming to Dubai this weekend as part of the Dubai Comedy Festival. Hosted by Ahmed El Hareedy, the show will talk about the artist's journey in the industry, from movies to the comedy festival stage. Prices start at Dhs 150.

www.artforall.ae

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May Selfdrive Laughter Factory Tour

When 19 to 21 May

Where Movenpick JBR Dubai and Dukes The Palm

Laughter is the best way to make any weekend worthwhile, and the Selfdrive Laughter Factory is here with their May tour, and is sure to leave everyone in hysterics. The lineup will see Mike Marino, Laura Hayden and Robby Slowik perform. Prices for the tickets are set at Dhs 160.

www.thelaughterfactory.com

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Angham & Fouad Abdel Wahed Live

When 20 May

Where Coca-Cola Arena

Delight in a wonderful evening filled with Arabic music at Coca-Cola Arena this weekend. Angham, with three and a half decades in the music industry and named the best-selling female pop artist in the Middle East in 2003, will sing amazing hits, while guests can get mesmerised by her whistle notes. Fouad Abdel Wahed has made his mark in Arab pop music and will let concertgoers get lost in popular songs. Prices start at Dhs 295.

www.coca-cola-arena.com

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National Youth Orchestra Showcase

When 20 May

Where Dubai Opera

Dubai Opera is hosting The National Youth Orchestra, the largest youth orchestra in the UAE, and will see the group play amazing classical tunes for all to enjoy. Having performed at major venues around the UAE, visitors can also enjoy watching some participants' solo performances. Prices start at Dhs 150.

www.dubaiopera.com

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Carl Cox Live

When 20 May

Where Soho Garden Palm Jumeirah

Get excited as music producer and DJ Carl Cox is making his way to Dubai for a spectacular performance at Soho Garden Palm Jumeirah. The artist has performed around the world at popular festivals and clubs. Prices start at Dhs 250.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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Bil 3Arabi Volume 2

When 20 May

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

Dubai Comedy Festival is bringing an amazing Arabic comedy performance this weekend. Having performed over 2,000 shows, enjoy laughing away with six amazing Arab comedians. Prices start at Dhs 150.

www.artforall.ae

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Anuvab Pal

When 20 May

Where Bla Bla Beach Club Dubai

Dubai Comedy Festival is bringing the hilarious comedian, Anuvab Pal, to Dubai. The stand-up artist will talk about the different things that set India apart from the rest of the world, from curries, yoga to Bollywood. Prices start at Dhs 150.

www.dubai.platinumlist.net

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The Emirati Stand Up

When 20 May

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates 

Hosted by Abdallah Alansari, The Emirati Stand Up will give the audience a chance to watch popular Emirati comedians perform. Held as part of the Dubai Comedy Festival, the lineup features Bin Swelah, Kanu, Mohammed Kindy and Samsoum. Prices start at Dhs 135.

www.artforall.ae

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Magic Phil

When 21 May

Where The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates

The amazing Magic Phil, known for his brilliant and family-friendly magic, is performing the weekend during the Dubai Comedy Festival. Kids can enjoy laughing away, as Magic Phil stuns the crowd. Prices start at Dhs 50.

www.artforall.ae

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John Achkar

When 21 May

Where The Theatre at Mall of Emirates

John Achkar is back again this year for the Dubai Comedy Festival and will be performing a special show called 'Wein 3ayesh?'. The set will revolve around life in Dubai, from culture to struggles. Prices start at Dhs 150.

www.artforall.ae

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