We dig up the juicy rumours, new openings and hot events in Dubai’s music and nightlife scene.
David Guetta is coming back to Dubai for the first time since May 2013. The French DJ will take to the stage at Atlantis on Thursday December 18. The 46-year-old is known for hits such as ‘Titanium,’ ‘Without You,’ ‘When Love Takes Over’ and his collaborations with Rihanna, Kelly Rowland and Nicki Minaj. Tickets for the show are on sale now from atlantisthepalm.com priced from Dhs275.
While there has been no official announcement made yet, Ed Sheeran is rumoured to be headlining a concert in Dubai at the Media City Amphitheatre on March 5. If the concert goes ahead, it will be the British singer-songwriter’s first visit to the region. The 23-year-old artist has spent the summer touring across the US with support act Rudimental.
Fans of ’90s pop music are in for a treat at the latest MiXTAPE rewind event on Friday 21 of November. DJ Tim Cheddar will be orchestrating a night of retro entertainment at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai. The night, a mixture of DJ sets and live performances, will see some of the most poptastic names of the late ’90s on stage in Dubai. Peter Andre, Five and B*Witched will bring equal servings of nostalgia and sugary pop to the stage.
Universal Music MENA have announced that multi-award-winning dance music duo Hollaphonic have signed to the label in a first-of-its-kind deal that will see their debut album hit all digital music platforms early next year. The return of Estelle, the Grammy-winning British artist who has collaborated with Kanye West, was also announced this week. The ‘American Boy’ singer will perform at Amber Lounge in Abu Dhabi on November 22 and 23 as part of the F1 after-race parties.