Whether you’re a fan of EDM, rock, hip-hop, house, RnB or soul, there’s something for every music lover in the UAE this year! From insane EDM music festivals to smaller gigs and music concerts in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, here’s what’s going on…
1. Bao Fest Dubai
There’s an electronic music fest coming to Dubai this year and it’s going to be lit! With a line-up featuring Afrojack, Martin Garrix, Nervo, Dmitri Vegas & Like Mike, Rehab and Don Diablo – need we say more? Yep, you won’t want to miss the two day BAO music festival in Dubai.
Price: From AED 395
When: November 29th to 30th
Where: Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba
2. One Africa Music Fest
Calling all Afro beats fanatics – you are seriously going to love this. The One Africa Music Festival is coming to Dubai later this year with Wizkid performing live! The line-up also includes Davido, Tekno, Sarkodie and Kranium!
Price: AED 150
When: November 16th
Where: Festival Arena, Dubai Festival City
3. F1 Abu Dhabi Concerts
Each year, some of the best artists in the world come to the UAE to perform live at the F1 Abu Dhabi concerts. We’ve had superstars like Beyonce, Kanye, Prince (R.I.P), Eminem, Britney and Linkin Park previously, and this year we’ve got… The Weeknd, Guns N Roses and Sam Smith!
Price: Vary per ticket – check all prices here
When: November 22nd to 25th
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
4. Pinoy Music Jam Dubai
Love Pinoy music? You cannot miss the Pinoy Music Jam, UAE’s biggest Filipino music festival, in Dubai this year. The two-day music festival will have 10 Filipino bands and music artists perform live, including Autotelic, Angeline Quinto, K Brosas, Kyla, Silent Sanctuary and more!
Price: AED 95
When: November 15th & 16th
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
5. Zero Gravity Dubai
Boom, boom, boom! Vengaboys will be performing live at Zero Gravity Dubai this October for a free music gig. Better yet, there’ll be a music concert happening every weekend throughout the month, including performances from Basement Jaxx, Sigma and more!
Price: Free entry (before 9pm), AED 100 after
When: October 4th to 26th
Where: Zero Gravity Dubai, Dubai Marina