The Biggest Music Events Coming to Dubai in December…

December is shaping up to be an awesome concert season with world-class performances heading to town. From the Elton John Dubai gig to beachside parties, there’s a lot you don’t want to miss this month. Here’s a quick breakdown of what’s coming:

1. Elton John Dubai concert

Living legend Elton John will perform in Dubai as part of his Wonderful Crazy Night world tour. Expect a flawless medley of his most famous hits with the ‘Rocket Man’ on piano.

When: Friday, December 8; doors open at 5pm and show starts at 9:30pm

Location: Autism Rocks Arena

Tickets: From AED 595; buy your ticket here

2. Nasimi Sessions

The Nasimi Sessions season continues with a night of all things Urban, featuring popular artists like Lumidee, Majestic, DJ Keza, alongside fun activities on the beach. Don’t miss it!

When: Friday, December 8; from 7pm-3am

Location: Atlantis the Palm

Tickets: FREE entry (21+ only)

3. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Musical maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan returns to the UAE with a special music event. Khan’s four-hour show will include a medley of his biggest Bollywood hits and a tribute performance to his mentor, the late Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

When: Friday, December 15; from 7:30pm onwards

Location: Dubai World Trade Centre

Tickets: From AED 350; buy your ticket here

4. Groove on the Grass

Expect new festival areas, a load of art installations, fashion activations, and tasty food vendors when Groove on the Grass rolls back into town this month. The event will feature DJ performances by Modeselektor, Derrick May, Scuba and many more.

When: Friday, December 15; from 7pm-3am

Location: Emirates Golf Club

Tickets: From AED 210; buy your ticket here

5. Amr Diab

Egypt’s most famous performer (and arguably the biggest pop star in the Middle East), Amr Diab returns to the stage with a mix of new and old tracks that are sure to get crowds dancing.

When: Friday, December 29; doors open at 5pm

Location: Dubai Media City Amphitheatre

Tickets: From AED 295; buy your ticket here

Want more? Don’t miss the FREE ‘Cinema Under the Stars’ during Dubai Film Festival…

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