Published: 12:23 February 21, 2012
The annual event in Downtown Dubai brings together the best in world music
Telecom operator du has revealed the line-up of this year's du World Music Festival to be held at the Burj Park, Downtown Dubai, from March 7 to 16.
The annual event brings together the best in world music and will feature both ticketed and free events.
Kicking off the 10-day festival will be Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan on March 7, followed by flamenco band The Gipsy Kings the next day and acts including Egyptian pop star Amr Diab, Filipino singers Sarah Geronimo and Christian Bautista, British singer Gabrielle, American guitarist George Benson and Egyptian composer Omar Khairat on consecutive evenings.
Free concerts will include performances by American jazz musicians Stanley Clarke and Pat Martino, Indian composer Amit Chatterjee, Malian singer Salif Keita, Emirati singer Mansoor Zayed and percussionist Trilok Gurtu and his band from India.
Tickets for each performance vary and will range between Dh150 (regular standing) and Dh995 (Platinum Seated). Performances begin at 7pm. To get yours, go to tickets.virginmegastore.me.
10 March 2012
Sarah Geronimo / Christian Bautista
Get ready to rock the Burj. Renowned Filipino artists Sarah Geronimo and Christian Bautista will bring a little Eastern promise to Dubai and are sure to be the talk of town.
Burj Park at Downtown Dubai - Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Buy your ticket now.
Edited by jileeanne, 21 February 2012 - 05:12 PM.