Deep Purple at Dubai International Jazz Festival Brit rock legends to headline next year’s music event By Time Out staff 27 November 2012 Rock legends Deep Purple are to headline next year’s Dubai International Jazz Festival.The British band is the first of four headliners to be announced at next year’s event, which will take place from February 14 to February 22.Organisers have confirmed the 11th annual event will again take place at Festival Park in Dubai Festival City. Emirates Airline has been announced as the new principle sponsor of the festival. SIMILAR ARTICLES Abu Dhabi reinstates 5% cap on rent increase Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tickets on sale now Dubai to Abu Dhabi in just 12 minutes? Chaos at Guns N' Roses Dubai show Formed in 1968, Deep Purple have sold more than 100 million albums. They are best-known for the song ‘Smoke on the Water’.