From barbeques to karaoke and football to motorbikes, it’s all going on this weekend
Watch the footie Thu 19, Fri 20 and Sat 21 There are a bunch of matches on this weekend. On the 19th there’s Colombia v Cote d’Ivoire (7pm), Uruguay v England (10pm) and Cameroon v Croatia (1am). Then the 20th brings Italy v Costa Rica (7pm), Switzerland v France (10pm) and Japan v Greece (1am). Finally, on Saturday 21, watch Argentina v Iran (7pm), Germany v Ghana (10pm) and Honduras v Ecuador (1am).
Poolside BBQ Thu 19 Kontiki at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel is hosting a chilled out poolside barbeque night for BD17 with soft drinks or BD24 with selected beverages. Call 1753 1666
Gorge on ribs Thu 19 The Domain Bahrain’s signature restaurant Le Sauvage has recently launched a new meal deal that’ll have you salivating with excitement. Head over from 6pm to midnight on Wednesdays or Thursdays for all-you-can-eat barbeque beef ribs that are seasoned with the Chef’s special spices and slow-cooked with Le Sauvage BBQ sauce. It’s BD12++ for food or BD19.5++ with unlimited beverages. Call 1600 0222
DJ Liz Mugler at Meisei Fri 20 Award-winning DJ Liz Mugler is performing on the Meisei rooftop from 9pm. Liz is known for her residency at Pacha Valencia and W Hotels and will be spinning the decks in Bahrain for one-night only until the wee hours. Call 1700 7770
Open track night Fri 20 Bahrain International Circuit is hosting the first ever Open Track Night solely for motorbike fanatics. Bikers of all skill levels can take their own two-wheelers for the three-hour event that allows you to drive along the inner track. It’s non-stop from 7pm to 10pm with an open pit lane for BD80 per person to take part. It’s free to watch. Call 1745 0000
Karaoke kings and queens Fri 20 Not one but two venues are hosting a karaoke sesh this evening. Try to drink and sing at Zodiac Lounge in Elite Grand Hotel, Seef from 8pm with a free round for the best voice. Or head to Corners in the Dragon Resort for a bout of chaos, plus a free shot for the most impressive singer, from 8pm. It also happens to be Corner’s ladies and gents’ night where the gals get free drinks while the lads take advantage of the buy one get one free deal. Call Zodiac Lounge (1756 5888) or Corners (1603 1113).
Acoustic Alley Sat 21 Calling all acoustic music lovers. Gathering at Ibrida in Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa, Seef from 7.30pm are the best of Bahrain’s local musicians. On stage are Abraham Mathew, Hani Malik, Pesus Rhymes and Mo Zowayed. It’s BD5 to enter inclusive of one free drink. This event also happens to coincide with World Music Day. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
True blues Sat 21 Yet another way to celebrate World Music Day aka Fête de la Musique is at Block 338 Garden Restaurant where a live duo plays laid-back bluesy tunes in the open air. Call 3915 9912