Dubai’s McGettigan’s launches virtual talent show with Dhs10,000 up for grabs

Weekly ‘McGetts Factor’ to offer big prizes and one-way ticket to Battle of the Bands

Dubai’s McGettigan’s launches virtual talent show with Dhs10,000 up for grabs

For all the high-note singers, fast rappers and rockers of Dubai, McGettigan’s is launching a new at-home talent show asks the question, do you have the McGetts factor?

The popular Irish chain in Dubai wants local talent to shine on the virtual stage with its ‘McGetts Factor’ virtual talent show, and it will take singers on the road to a Dhs10,000 cash prize and more.

Kicking off on Wednesday April 22 from 8pm until 9pm, each week will see homegrown singers of any genre perform via McGettigan’s Facebook page, while audiences pick their favourite to head to the next round.

Think you have the singing chops? Send videos directly to DJ Mike Ross ( and if it makes it to the Wednesday show, you automatically win yourself a free drink voucher for when McGettigan’s opens again.

As for the winner each Wednesday, they can expect a Dhs500 bar tab, and be entered to the final ‘Winners Week’ round.

Finalists will then need to record a new song, and whoever gets the highest vote will not only get themselves a fast pass to join McGettigan’s upcoming Battle of the Bands final, but a Dhs1,000 bar tab to go along with it. Not a bad few prizes.

Then, if singers go on to win Battle of the Bands, expect a whopping Dh10,000 cash prize, plus paid residency at McGettigan’s. Start training those vocal chords.

McGettigan’s has also recently launches a new Thursday live music night everyone can check out for free. Check it out here.

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