Rock, indie, jazz and world music from the city's best music acts
Time Out Dubai staff
The winner of Dubai's Best Act is Point of View Celebrating the release of their debut album last year, Revolutionise the Revolutionary, this rock quintet picked up a high-profile fan in Guns N’ Roses guitarist Bumblefoot. soundcloud.com/pointofviewdubai
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The Highly Commended for Dubai's Best Act is Juliana Down The rockers gave an anthemic, hand-waving performance at this year’s Gulf Bike Week. www.julianadown.net
The Highly Commended for Dubai's Best Act is Kamal Musallam The spellbinding guitarist and oud player this year cemented his position as one of the emirates’ most established acts with the commercial release of a Greatest Hits CD – something no other UAE act is believed to have done. www.kamalmusallam.net
Afif Jazz Talented drummer and bassist brother act Rony and Elie Afif are lynchpins of Dubai’s jazz scene – catch them at Blue Bar every Friday from 10pm.