Best Places for Live Music in Dubai ►
Dubai’s live music scene is fast becoming as famous as its internationally-themed restaurants and imposing skyscrapers. If you’re a visitor to Dubai, then why don’t you skip the usual tourist spots and immerse yourself in a world of live music that rivals any destination across the globe. After you’ve touched down in Dubai, rent a Bentley or Rolls Royce because only the best will do – and start experiencing the city’s culturally diverse bars and night spots. Whether you’d prefer a more intimate acoustic set or an EDM extravaganza, there’s something to suit all musical tastes.
Hard Rock Café
A staple of the live music scene in Dubai, the Hard Rock Café has a daily selection of music to experience. Rocking since 1997, the Hard Rock Café is situated only minutes from Dubai International Airport. The Hard Rock Café is perfect for a quiet get together with your partner, as well as partying it up with friends.
Situated atop the famous Oberoi Hotel, Iris has incredible views of the Burj Khalifa. Sip on a cocktail (or three) as you take in the breathtaking surrounds and dance the night away to varied acts – from acoustic sets to pumping house. Iris operates on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Fancy yourself as a bit of a singer? Then Lucky Voice is for you. Lucky Voice is for all the karaoke aficionados out there. You get your own private room for you and 24 of your mates to belt out the tunes. But on Wednesdays and Fridays, the house band takes to the stage to provide awesome tunes that cater to all music tastes.
Pizza Express Live gets rocking at Doubletree by Hilton Bay Square. There’s endless entertainment to be had, with a split-level bar that overlooks the main stage. As the name suggests, Pizza Express is most famous for its gourmet pizzas. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find live music, sports and events that operate most days of the week.
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Arguably one of the most famous live music and entertainment institutions in the UAE. Lock, Stock & Barrel has two signature venues in Barsha Heights and JBR the Walk. Both venues feature Happy Hour’s, sports, a wide-ranging menu and of course, non-stop live music.
When searching for a place to party with friends and listen to great music, then Lock, Stock & Barrel is one of the UAE’S premier night spots.