R’n’B Masters Take Over at MAD

No place does it like MAD on Yas Island, and May is going to be no exception. The capital’s award winning nightclub is hosting a series of URBN NIGHTS on Thursdays and Fridays, bringing famous R’n’B and Hip Hop masters in for some incredible nights ahead.

It’s not Just a Dream, on May 5, the one and only St. Lunatics’ Nelly will be performing on the first Friday of the month. MAD will be transformed to Nelly-ville on this amazing night. A savvy pop-rapper with crossover appeal, Nelly is a favourite of many fans across the country who will be there when it’s getting Hot in Here to party the night away.

On May 19, Las Vegas Resident DJ of the Year and widely known for his platinum-selling music, Lil Jon has been crafting groundbreaking hits for artists such as Usher, Ciara, Ice Cube, will.i.am, Miley Cyrus, and Jennifer Lopez over the last decade. Join the MAD addicts for an unforgettable night to end the season with Lil Jon.

Boasting unrivaled LED screen visual displays, remarkable acrobatic performances and unbeatable music, MAD on Yas Island is the only place to be on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11pm to 3.30am. ✤

GO: Call 55 834 6262 for reservations and more information.

All About The Radio!

Abu Dhabi Media officially launched Radio 1 and Radio 2 stations, part of the Abu Dhabi Radio Network, bringing the total number of stations under its umbrella to eight stations. e new launch, which brings ADM’s number of brands up to 27, underscores the corporation’s plans to expand its English-language radio stations.

The official launch for the two radio stations follows Abu Dhabi Radio Network’s comprehensive development of content for both stations to ensure that they broadcast exceptional content that appeals directly to audience interests. is approach is aligned with Abu Dhabi Media’s commitment to offering targeted and diverse media content that resonates with the organisation’s wide audience base.

Radio 1 launched on 100.5 FM in Abu Dhabi and on 104.1 FM in Dubai. While Radio 2 started airing on 106FM in Abu Dhabi and on 99.3 FM in Dubai. Abu Dhabi Media revealed that Radio 1 has been transformed to specialise in delivering music content that targets 18 to 30 year olds; while Radio 2 will broadcast content catering to 30 to 45 year olds, who are interested in music and hits from the 1980s and 1990s. Tune in today for all your favourite convo and music! ✤

Tempted to Touch

Reggae, reggaeton, soca and dancehall music enthusiasts will gather on the sandy beach of Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort on May 12 for the last Caribbean party of the season. e event will feature Rupee, a Barbadian superstar whose singles Tempted To Touch, Ice Cream and Push Up on Me have become massive breakthroughs worldwide! Over the years, Rupee collaborated with music icons including Sean Paul, Rihanna, Lil Kim, Shaggy and ara.

To bring a piece of the Caribbean to Abu Dhabi, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort has partnered with the UAE’s leading event organiser, Reggae Beachfest, presenting an all-star DJ line up and promising an epic night out.

The event is not to be missed by any Caribbean music lover as well as everyone who is up for a great party on the beach while the weather is still whispering. From 6pm until late at e Beachcomber, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. AED100 per person, available for purchase at the doors. Ladies enter free before 8pm. ✤

GO: Call (0)2 677 3333 for reservations and more information.

 Saturday Roast

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill unveils the traditional British roast dinner.

According to The Roast Beef of Old England, a patriotic ballad composed in 1731, “when mighty roast beef was the Englishman’s food, it ennobled our brains and enriched our blood.” A tradition harking back centuries when all citizens, regardless of wealth or position, had access to bakery ovens for the roast dinner. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr pays tribute to this culinary institution with the debut of the Traditional British Roast Dinner.

Available every Saturday from 6pm to 11pm, a sumptuous three-course meal features a selection of starters, rotating highlights, Roast Chicken/ Roast Beef (Prime rib eye) and Roast rack of Lamb options, served with traditional trimmings and accompaniments. Lastly, guests can enjoy a delicious dessert from the a la carte menu.

The Saturday Roast is priced at AED185+++ per person for food only and AED285+++ with vino, hops and soft beverages. ✤

GO: Call (0)2 654 3238 for reservations and more information.

Streets of India

If you’re craving spice, flavour and the exotic aromas of Indian cuisine, Café Palmier at Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi has just the dining deal for you. Experience the ambience of India and savour tasty authentic Indian street food whilst indulging in live cooking stations featuring Dosa, Samosas and Chaat stations and the Tandoor station which will be accompanied by a wide selection of bread and meat skewers. Now, dedicate your evening to the taste of India for AED155 net inclusive of soft drinks – premium beverage package is also available. Every Monday from 7pm to 11pm until May 29. ✤

GO: Call (0)2 674 2020 for reservations and more information.

Kayak and Seafood at Flooka

Abu Dhabi dining favourite Flooka has introduced evening kayaking tours across the Eastern Mangroves followed by a sumptuous seafood dinner.

Combining the freshest seafood and stunning views over Abu Dhabi’s Eastern Mangroves, Flooka has long been a dining favourite for discerning foodies and loyal locals. Now the Mediterranean fish restaurant adds another feather to its culinary cap, teaming up with adventure company Noukhada to o er a thrilling evening kayaking tour across the Eastern Mangroves.

With two timing options, sunset or night light, the Noukhada kayaking tour takes adventurers across one of Abu Dhabi’s most beautiful natural landmarks. Once guests have enjoyed the beauty of the mangroves, they return to the Eastern Mangroves Marina for a seafood feast at Flooka. Seated in Flooka’s stunning terrace on the water or inside in the stylish sh-themed interior, diners can tuck into a choice of two menus. Menu A includes a choice of three mezzes, up to 500g sh plus water and soft drinks and the kayak tour, priced at AED280 per person. Menu B includes a choice of three mezzes, up to 500g sh and two jumbo prawns plus water and two house beverages and the kayak tour, priced at AED355 per person (minimum booking for two people). Yummy! ✤

GO: Visit www.noukhada.ae/booking/ for reservations and more information.