Doha's best nightlife in January

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Afro Beats
Jan 3
Wahm Lounge, W Doha, West Bay (4453 5323)

Enjoy a night of ancestral soul with a blend of deep house and modern Congolese Rumba, West African voices, urban R&B and Afro-Cuban rhythms by Boddhi Satva from 10pm-2am.

Omar Sosa Quintet
Jan 6-25
Jazz at Lincoln Center, The St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0105)

Omar Sosa returns to Doha this month. Don’t miss this energetic and unusual version of jazz that combines Cuban jazz, modern jazz and plenty of improvisation.

Lounge and mingle
Jan 8 and 29
Wahm Lounge, W Doha, West Bay (4453 5323)

DJ Adrien Callier, the resident DJ at Zuma Dubai, continually amazes the social set, both locally and internationally, with his eclectic style of cross-mixing electronic dance music best defined as nu-disco and house. He’s over in Doha on this night from 10pm-2am.

DJ Ravin in the house
Jan 10
Wahm Lounge, W Doha, West Bay (4453 5323)

DJ Ravin, from Buddha Bar Paris, will return for one night only this month to entertain Wahm crowds from 10pm-2am.

Art of drinks making
Jan 11
Habanos, The Ritz-Carlton, West Bay Lagoon (4484 8504)

Meet the Habanos team and immerse yourself in the art of creating exciting drinks from 5pm-7pm for QR225 per person. Book for five people and only pay for four.

Punchline Comedy Club
Jan 14
Hilton Doha, West Bay (4423 3333)

Have a laugh with the Punchline Comedy Club and three stand-up comedians who have flown into Doha for the occasion. Get tickets for the show at QR150 or get a buffet dinner too with two house drinks for QR300.

The Laughter Factory
Jan 20 and 21
Shehrazad, Radisson Blu, Salwa Road (4428 1555)

Three top comics from The Comedy Store in London will present two hours of club stand-up for two evenings only. The doors open at 5pm and show starts at 8pm. It’s QR140 with one sponsored beverage.

A weekend to remember
Jan 22, 23, 24
Wahm Lounge, W Doha, West Bay (4453 5323)

See a succession of great DJs play each night in Wahm Lounge, starting with DJ Stephane Karl on the Wednesday, followed by DJ Aline and Sune on Thursday, and then ending with DJ Stassy on Friday. The nights run from 10pm-2am.

Ye olde pub quiz
Jan 27
Shehrazad, Radisson Blu, Salwa Road (4428 1555)

The oldest pub quiz in Doha returns for its monthly installment with Geordie Andrew as he takes you through his challenge. Bring six players along and get the chance to win fantastic prizes. Doors open at 5pm and the quiz starts at 8pm. It’s free to enter so there’s absolutely nothing to lose!

VSOP
Jan 30
Bubbles on Two, Radisson Blu, Salwa Road (4428 1428)

Smooth tunes will play all evening from the special guest DJ. It’s free to enter.

Hollywood party
Jan 30-31
Jazz at Lincoln Center, The St Regis Doha, West Bay Lagoon (4446 0105)

Set the scene for a movie event with back-to-back Hollywood theme party nights. Dress to impress! Entry is free but bookings are recommended. It’s on from 7pm-2am.

Buddha Bar night
Jan 31 
Wahm Lounge, W Doha, West Bay (4453 5323)

French Canadian DJ Nicholas Sechaud is currently resident DJ at the world-renowned Siddhartha Lounge at Grosvenor House Dubai. He has done a number of residencies across famed bars, clubs, lounges and restaurants worldwide, from Italy, Spain, Monaco, Turkey to Uzbekistan and the Philippines. He’ll play for one evening in Wahm until 2am.

By Time Out Doha staff
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