This is music to our ears…

With lockdowns now a reality across the globe, bars and lounges closed in Dubai, and the need for social distancing increasing on a daily basis, it can be all too easy to slip into a sense of gloom.

So, this latest trend is just what we needed.

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin kickstarted it all yesterday when he took to Twitter to announce he would be live-streaming an impromptu concert for fans who were stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

If you missed it, you can catch the 30-minute acoustic performance here:

Inspired by this show of musical largesse, American crooner John Legend came to the party, announcing his own virtual singalong (complete with model wife Chrissy Teigan atop the piano), and asking other musos to pass the #TogetherAtHome torch.


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While we debate which Netflix show to binge next, Pink is apparently using the US lockdowns to learn how to play the piano, sharing yesterday’s rehearsal session with her 7.6 million Instagram followers.


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And Australian singer Keith Urban belted out some country classics, with wife Nicole Kidman bopping along in the background.


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Thanks guys, we feel better already.

If you’re staying indoors in Dubai during the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve got covered, with our guides to Dubai gyms offering at-home workouts, grocery delivery services, virtual tours of the world’s best galleries and museums, and five classic novels to see you through social distancing.

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