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Four must-see live shows

Be entertained by music from around the globe
Dubai is bringing you a calendar packed with reasons to be entertained this season. From top EDM DJs to Afrobeats galore, here is a roundup of the city’s trendiest live shows and dance parties right around the corner.
1

The Bao Music and Dance Fest

Road to self-discovery

The Bao Music and Dance Fest

Road to self-discovery

A DREAMLIKE VOYAGE WITH THE SUPERSTARS OF EDM

Few events bring together music, dance, fashion, culture and food into one extravagant carnival quite like The Bao Festival. Immerse yourself in a rare multi-sensory experience of Chinese culture and spiritual philosophy at the two-day EDM festival hosted at Meydan. With seven DJ sets for two nights each, let The Bao Festival take you on a musical journey Dubai has never seen before.

When:
29 November - Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Afrojack, R3hab, Alok, Marcus Santoro, DJ Licious
30 November - Martin Garrix, Don Diablo, Nervo, Salvatore Ganacci, Brooks, Dante Klein

Contact Details

Al Meydan Road
Nad Al Sheba
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2

One Africa Music Festival

Contagious beats

One Africa Music Festival

Contagious beats

LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE OF MUSIC

Polish your dancing shoes for this one: on 16 November the One Africa Music Festival will be bringing the incredible talent born of African soil to the Dubai Festival City Arena. Afrobeats, soulful crooning, spitfire rap and infectious beats promise a cardio workout to last you the week. Get ready for Skales, Tekno, Nandy, Vanessa Mdee — just some of the names on the spectacular line-up.

When: 16 November

Contact Details

Festival Arena
Dubai Festival City
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+234 803 388 6638

3

Brian McFadden

Unforgettable affair

Brian McFadden

Unforgettable affair

PAY HOMAGE TO THE GIANTS OF SOUL

Pop, soft rock, and now soul — Brian McFadden’s Irish Village concert is the certified musical loop-de-loop music lovers are craving. The former member of Irish boyband Westlife is making his way to Dubai on 15 November to promote his latest album “Soul Jam,” a tribute to soul legend Otis Redding. Spend an evening honouring the soul hall of fame while getting down to McFadden’s own music history with hits from Westlife like ‘My Love’ and ‘Swear It Again.’

When: 15 November

Contact Details

Irish Village
31 A Street, Al Garhoud
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

4

DXB 9020 Music Festival

Back in time

DXB 9020 Music Festival

Back in time

NOSTALGIA HITS FOR 90S KIDS

Remember the undeniably catchy ‘Blue (Da Ba Dee)’ that flooded school dance floors across the world from the 90s well into the early 2000s? Creators Eiffel 65 are making their way to Dubai this November for a 90s throwback party you didn’t know you needed. The Italian Eurodance stars will join German techno group Scooter to headline DXB 9020 Music Festival at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on 16 November — don’t miss this walk down memory lane.

When: 16 November

Contact Details

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
Al Garhoud
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 282 4122