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10 upcoming music concerts in Dubai you shouldn’t miss

Dubai is known for everything hip, happening, and fancy. And while the emirate has a lot to offer throughout the year, there are some concerts in Dubai that you cannot miss at any cost. Wondering what they are?  Well, we have listed top ten gigs for you happening in Dubai in coming months. Read on and make plans right away.

Alan Walker and Kshmr: August 26 at Coca-Cola Arena:

Enigmatic Walker is known for wearing a mask and hoodie while on stage, and the English-Norwegian’s most famous track is Faded (2015), which has more than 3.3 billion YouTube views and 1.5 billion Spotify streams. Expect to also hear Sweet Dreams, a popular festival hit, the music video for which was shot in Dubai. Walker will be joined by Kshmr, the American DJ and producer who was ranked No 11 in DJ Mag’s annual top 100 DJ poll in 2021.

Doors open 8pm; tickets from D199;

Sonu Nigam: September 10 at Coca-Cola Arena :

It’ll be an exciting show featuring the sights, sounds and choreography for which Bollywood is known. Expect Nigam to play the hits including SaathiyaDeewana Tera and Tumse Milke Dil Ka.

Doors open at 7pm; tickets from D95;

 50 Cent: September 30 at Coca-Cola Arena :

After selling out arenas across Europe, the US rapper brings his greatest hits tour to Dubai. As part of his Green Light Gang World Tour, 50 Cent is expected to perform hits including In Da ClubCandy Shop and 21 Questions. Supporting him onstage throughout the show will be long-time collaborator and G-Unit member Tony Yayo and rapper Uncle Murda.

Showtime 8pm; tickets from D225;

Justin Bieber: October 8 and 9 at Coca-Cola Arena :

The Canadian pop star  will return for two shows as part of his blockbuster 20-month Justice World Tour. Named after his sixth album, which was released in the past year, the concert will feature hits performed in what promoter Thomas Ovesen describes as Bieber’s “most elaborate” stage production yet.

Doors open at 7.30pm; remaining tickets start from Dh1,299;

Coke Studio Live: October 14 at Coca-Cola Arena

Expect interesting collaborations when Coke Studio Live hosts a one-off concert in Dubai. The popular online music series, launched in 2008, has been a springboard for both up-and-coming singers and established artists for more than 14 seasons. To date, the Coke Studio sessions have had more than four billion views online, with more than 12.7 million subscribers on YouTube.
Showtime 10pm; tickets from D175;

George Ezra: October 21 at Coca-Cola Arena :

The Brit Award-winning English singer-songwriter will take to the stage with a catalogue of hits, including Blame It on MeBudapest and Cassy O’. Ezra will also showcase tracks from new album, Gold Rush Kid, including singles Anything For You and Green Green Grass.

Showtime 8.30pm; tickets from D225;

Hardwell: November 4 at Coca-Cola Arena :

The Dutch DJ will present tracks from his new album, Rebels Never Die, to UAE fans. Backed by large productions and innovative light design, Hardwell aims to create a concert experience as immersive as the album.

Showtime is 8pm; tickets from D175;

Calum Scott: November 19 at Hard Rock Cafe :

UK singer-songwriter Calum Scott, of Britain’s Got Talent fame, will be returning to Dubai this November with his new album Bridges. Only guests aged 21 and above can attend. Tickets are on sale from Dh299 and doors will open at 7pm for the event to start at 8pm.

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Lewis Capaldi: November 24 at Coca-Cola Arena :

Scottish crooner Lewis Capaldi is making his UAE return with a concert at the Coca-Cola Arena on November 24. After performances in Sharjah in January 2020 and at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix’s Yasalam After-Race Concert in December 2021, this marks his first Dubai gig.
Known for his big ballads, including Someone You Loved and Before You Go, expect the big-personality singer to break-up the touching songs with his trademark comedy anecdotes. Tickets are on sale now; admission is open to all ages, except for the golden circle, which is reserved for ages 21 and over.

From 8.30pm; tickets from Dh199;

Sole DXB: December 9 to 11 at Dubai Design District

The much-loved street culture and music festival will return after a two-year hiatus. First held in 2011, the annual event has since grown to be one of the UAE’s top festivals. It now features a multi-format programme ranging from talks and workshops to footwear exchanges, film screenings and musical concerts. Previous artists to headline Sole DXB include Wu-Tang Clan and Black Star.

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