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Listen up music fans, there are several show stopping concerts coming your ways. From international, to regional and even local acts, it seems like 2019 will be a great year for music in the UAE.

The latest addition to your live music calendar is the return of Snoopy Beats Festival with a whole new sustainable concept, taking place from November 1-2 on Snoopy Island.

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October

Eminem

 

 

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Can the real slim shady please stand up? One of the world’s most iconic rappers, Eminem is set to bring the heat to Abu Dhabi show at Yas Island’s Du Arena on October 25 as part of his Kamakaze World Tour. This marks seven years since his last performance in the UAE, which was part of the F1 after-race concerts back in 2012. Expect a set list that will throw back to the 1990s and 2000s, featuring some of the Loose Yourself rapper’s most iconic tracks, and recent hits from his latest album Kamikaze, the best-selling Hip-Hop album of 2018, including The Greatest, Lucky You and Nice Guy. Tickets go on sale on ticketmaster.ae today, and start from AED 395.

Party in the Park

 

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Party in the Park festival returns for another year, but this time it will be a two-day event with Fatboy Slim, The Kooks and Richard Ashcroft headlining. Taking place at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Fatboy Slim will perform on October 31 while The Kooks and Richard Ashcroft will take to the stage on November 1. You’ll be able to purchase separate tickets for Thursday and Friday starting from Dhs160 for early bird, as well as weekend passes at Dhs499. Make it a family day out as children under 10 can attend the festival for free. Get your tickets at partyinthepark.ae.

Mariah Carey

 

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Heartbreaker singer is coming to Dubai for a one off concert on October 20. She will be taking to the stage at exactly 8.20pm at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai and it is completely free to attend but you have to register for tickets via platinumlist.net. The not-to-miss-gig is to mark one year until the much-anticipated Expo 2020.

November

Snoopy Beats

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This season, Snoopy Beats embarks on an exciting venture, by building sustainability into the core ethos of the festival, resulting as first sustainable festival in the UAE – Snoopy Con. All the bars will be made out of recycled materials and everything behind the bar will be re-used or recycled. As well as their regular musical acts and DJ’s, Snoopy team will be bringing major guests to Snoopy Island. Tickets are available on Platinum List.

Mica Paris

 

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If you are a fan of Aretha Franklin’s music, and would love to spend a night listening to her biggest hits, then this is for you. A one night only tribute event for the iconic singer is coming to the Dubai Opera, with the British soul singer Mica Paris belting some of her most loved songs. The concert will take place Thursday November 14 2019, so buy your ticket now from dubaiopera.com.

Dua Lipa

 

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‘Electricity’ singer is back in the region for the one off gig at the Pointe on Palm Jumeirah. It’s the second time that the venue has hosted a concert and it promises to be a night not to miss. Thing will start at 4pm with local acts before Dua Lipa takes to the stage. The tickets start from Dhs250 and include a Dhs100 food voucher. There will also be free shuttle buses will be available from various locations across The Palm.

AR Rahman

 

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The award winning-singer is returning to Dubai. He is set to perform on Friday, November 15, 2019 at City Walk’s Coca-Cola Arena. The two-time Academy Awards and Grammy Award winner will not be taking to the stage alone, as his concert will include a list of special guests. Tickets are available to purchase, starting at AED 50.

Marshmello

 

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The DJ behind hits like Happier has been announced as one of  the artists performing at Yasalam After-Race Concert at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019. This year will be fire, with an incredible line-up. It will begin on Thursday, November 28, with Marshmello behind the DJ decks. To attend the four Yasalam After-Race Concert performances it is necessary to purchase a ticket for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Tickets start from approximately AED 999.

Travis Scott

 

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Listen up hip-hop fans, Travis Scott is set to headline at the Yasalam After-Race Concert at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019. Every year, Formula 1 delivers, and this year will be no different. The Sicko Mode rapper will perform at du Arena, Yas Island, on Friday, 29 November, the second of four after race concerts. If this is anything like his ASTROWORLD tour, then fans will be in for a spectacular production, which includes hits like Antidote and Yosemite. To attend the four Yasalam After-Race Concert performances it is necessary to purchase a ticket for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Tickets start from approximately AED 999.

Lana Del Rey

 

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A fan favourite, Lana Del Rey is also jetting into the capital for the F1 after-race concerts. The indie singer just released her latest album two months ago, so fans can expect to hear some new songs, while also dancing to hits like Summertime Sadness. Lana will take to the stage on Saturday, November 30, completing the event’s all American line-up.

Why Not! Mazzika Festival

 

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This upcoming music festival promises to bring Egypt’s booming indie music scene to Dubai. The Why Not! Mazzika Festival, will be held in Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on Saturday, November 22, bringing half a dozen of Egyptian indie acts to the Emirate. Concert goers can expect the Malayeen hitmaker Mahmoud El Esseily, reggae-rock band Sharmoofers and Cairokee to name a few. Tickets are available on ae.bookmyshow.com and cost AED 195.

December

The Killers

 

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American rock group, The Killers are set to bring the heat to the Du Arena on Sunday, December 1. The will join rapper Travis Scott, who will perform a day earlier at the same venue, as part of the four after race concerts to be held during the F1 weekend. The band were founded back in 2001 in Las Vegas, Nevada and is fronted by lead vocalist Brandon Flowers. Their debut album ‘Hot Fuss’ was released in 2004 and became a massive hit, including chart-topping singles such as ‘Mr Brightside’ and ‘Somebody Told Me’. This upcoming concert marks 10 years since their last visit to Abu Dhabi and six years since their Dubai show. To attend the four Yasalam After-Race Concert performances it is necessary to purchase a ticket for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Tickets start from approximately AED 999.

 Kylie Minogue

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The highest-selling Australian artist of all-time and former The Voice UK judge is set to make her return to the UAE in December. Kylie will perform at this year’s Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, in celebration of the event’s 50th anniversary. The All the Lovers singer and former Neighbours actress will perform on Friday, December 6. The multi-talented artist has more than 30-years in the music industry under her belt, so fans can expect to hear several of her hits. Tickets for her concert are available now at Platinumlist.net, priced at AED 400.

Dido

 

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It’s been 15 years since musician Dido appeared on stage, but the Brit is back on tour with her fifth album, Still On My Mind, and she’s coming to Dubai. White Flag and Here With Me singer will perform at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre on Friday December 13 and the tickets are on sale now.

Bruno Mars

 

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The eleven-time Grammy winning artist is heading to the capital this New Year’s eve. Bruno Mars has been confirmed as the headline act for the New Year’s Eve concert at du Arena in Abu Dhabi this year. He will headline Resolution by Night, which will be the first day of a two-day festival headed to Abu Dhabi to celebrate New Year’s. Tickets for the Just The Way You Are singer’s show start at AED 350, and will be available from midday on Monday September 16. For 48 hours only, there will be a 20 per cent discount on tickets for du customers.

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