happenings this month Things To Do For The Weekend 19 - 21 January
Things To Do For The Weekend 19 - 21 January
Updated on 18 January 2024

Dubai is the playground for everything fun, hip and happening. And like every other Dubai resident, if you want to make the most of your weekends in the emirate by enjoying events, live shows and more, Discover Dubai has got you covered with the ultimate weekend guide.

Khalid Abdelrahman Live Concert 

When 19 January 

Where Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai 

Saudi Artist Khalid Abdelrahman is all set to mesmerise you with his soulful voice as he takes centre stage at Coca-Cola Arena over the weekend. As a singer, actor, musician, poet, and songwriter, Khalid brings diverse skills to the stage. With hits like 'Ahat', 'Sarihini', 'Sudiqini', and more, immerse yourself in his versatile performance, and tickets are available starting from Dhs 195. 

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Tomorrowland Presents Seth Troxler Live 

When 19 January 

Where Terra Solis, Jebel Ali 

American DJ and record producer Seth Troxler is headlining the Tomorrowland Amare Stage at Terra Solis Dubai over the weekend. Known for his songs like 'Love Never Sleeps', 'Waiting For You' and more, the American DJ is all set to make you dance to his techno and electronic beats; tickets start at Dhs 200. 

www.terrasolisdubai.com

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Enjoy Merge Farewell Concert 

When 19 January 

Where The Fridge Warehouse, Alserkal Avenue

Don't miss the grand finale of Filipino indie rock band Merge at 'Merge Farewell Concert' in the UAE. The band blends diverse musical backgrounds into a unique sound inspired by Paramore, fusing Indie rock and bedroom pop. Joining them are R&B and jazz ensemble Kelly and alternative-indie rockers Charlie 119. Experience the magic of Merge live, featuring tracks from their upcoming EP during this memorable event. Tickets for the experience start from Dhs 60. 

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Ed Sheeran: + − = ÷ x Tour 

When 19 And 20 January 

Where The Sevens Stadium, Dubai

All you 'Beautiful People' get ready for a 'Perfect' night since Grammy-winning artist and global superstar Ed Sheeran is all set to take over Dubai. Ed Sheeran, who dropped two albums in 2023, 'Autumn Variations' and the deluxe version of '-' featuring the single 'Eyes Closed,' will take the stage in his signature 'the round' format. Calum Scott, celebrated for his chart-toppers such as 'You Are The Reason', 'At Your Worst', and more, will also perform at the event. Some tickets are still available with prices starting from Dhs 595. 

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Enjoy French Music With Lady J 

When 19 And 20 January 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Lady J and her band, known for Jazz music, are all set to transport you to France with a stellar performance of some of the most-loved French songs of the 20th century. From ballads to foot-tapping favourites, evoke the charm of Paris with hits of Édith Piaf, Charles Aznavour, Dalida, Joe Dassin and other legends. With an immersive 360° experience and stunning visuals, tickets start from Dhs 170. 

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Enjoy Lucky Ali Live In Concert 

When 20 January 

Where Zero Gravity, Dubai Marina

Fan of Indie pop? If yes, you are in for a treat since the king of Indie pop, Lucky Ali, is performing in Dubai over the weekend. Lucky Ali, known for his roles as a singer, songwriter, musician, composer, record producer, and actor, is ready to mesmerise you with songs like 'O Sanam', 'Safarnama', 'Hairat' and more. Tickets start from Dhs 100.

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Enjoy Neoclassical Music With Vlad Rotberg

When 20 January 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Vlad Rotberg, a virtuoso pianist and winner of over 20 prestigious international competitions, is all set to make you feel the connection of sound and spirit with his neoclassical program. This neoclassical program benefits both body and soul. And with the compositions of Hans Zimmer, Yanni Chryssomallis, Ludovico Einaudi and Yann Tiersen, Vlad Rotberg will ensure you harmonise your mind and open your heart. Tickets for this experience start from Dhs 190. 

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Laugh Out Loud With The Selfdrive Laughter Factory

When 20 January 

Where Dukes The Palm, A Royal Hide Away Hotel, Palm Jumeirah

Kickstart the year with guaranteed happiness at 'The Selfdrive Laughter Factory', featuring four stand-up comedians touring the globe. Kevin Hart's 'Hart of the City' star, Keith Johnson, and RTE's 'Stand and Deliver' alum, Eleanor Tiernan, promise side-splitting performances. Rising star Saaniya Abbas, known for her New York comedy club appearances, and the uniquely hilarious Yash Bhardwaj, fresh from a sell-out Australian tour, complete the stellar lineup. Tickets start from Dhs 160. 

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The Big Laughter Riot Ft. Varun Thakur And Sapan Verma

When 20 January 

Where Dubai Heights Academy, Al Barsha Road 

Get ready for an unforgettable comedy night in Dubai, featuring the dynamic duo of Sapan Verma and Varun Thakur! Sapan Verma, renowned for his global comedy prowess, brings his wit and wild storytelling to the stage. Having shared it with music legends like Coldplay, Verma's comedic journey is unparalleled. Meanwhile, Varun Thakur, the Comedy Nomad, promises a night of laughter with his hilarious anecdotes, spot-on impersonations, and sharp observations. Don't miss this chance to witness their comedic brilliance; grab your tickets starting from Dhs 100 for a laughter-filled evening!

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Enjoy Dubai International Basketball Championship

When Until 21 January 

Where Al Nasr Club, Basketball Court, Oud Metha

Explore the extensive legacy of the Dubai International Basketball Championship, which was inaugurated in 1989 and continues to flourish. From its humble beginnings, this tournament steadily grew in significance throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. Be part of the action with tickets starting at Dhs 45, and witness the rich history and international impact of this enduring basketball championship.

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Jazz Quake by Lava

When 21 January 

Where Theatre Of Digital Art, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Jazz lovers, get ready for a seismic shift in your musical experience with Lava, a band of four world-class jazzmen that incorporate jazz, pop and rock into a sonic earthquake. Over the weekend, Lava will let you experience the best of jazz mastery by performing hits of Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Withers and more. Tickets for this musical experience start from Dhs 140. 

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Jo Bolta hai Wohi Hota Hai Ft. Harsh Gujral

When 21 January 

Where Zabeel Theatre, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Prepare for an evening of extraordinary courage as you take a seat in the first two rows of Harsh Gujral's show. With his highly witty and charming style, Harsh finds humour in the ordinary moments of life. Harsh's comedy is a delightful blend of spontaneity and excellent crowd interaction, leaving the audience in stitches with his rough demeanour. Don't miss out – tickets begin at Dhs 95.

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Pluma Circus Show

When Until 28 January 

Where Pluma Circus Tent, Dubai Festival City Mall

Embark on a mesmerising circus adventure with 'Pluma' at the Pluma Circus Tent, Dubai Festival City Mall, an experience designed to thrill the whole family! Join Pluma, a dream-filled little girl, in a tale of self-discovery and empowerment unfolding under the big top. Enjoy acrobats, hilarious clowns, daring daredevils, and enchanting music. Tickets start from Dhs 95. 

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Check Out The PAW Patrol Fest 

When Until 28 January 

Where Dubai Festival City Mall

The PAW Patrol squad is all set to take over Dubai and is calling all the fans to join in the fun. Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, and Ryder are gearing up to bring joy to the city at Dubai Festival City Mall until 28 January. Meet the pups, indulge in kids' and family activities, grab multiple photo opportunities, witness incredible sing-along performances, and much more!

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