All the incredible festivals and performances to look forward to in the UAE
March-ing orders for next month…
There are some pretty spectacular performances, festivals and parties to look forward to in the UAE this coming month. March is looking to be jam-packed with artists from a variety of genres in Dubai, two of the most awaited festivals in the capital and further afield, festival goers in the UAE can expect the Romanian Sunwaves and the return of Snoopy Beats.
Here are all the incredible festivals and performances to look forward to in the UAE.
A legend in the Amapiano and house genre, Black Coffee will be heading to White Beach’s stage for an absolutely unforgettable evening. In 2022, he won his first Grammy for best Best Dance/Electronic Album. He has worked alongside artists such as the Chainsmokers and Diplo. If you still aren’t convinced to attend, he is known for hits such as Drive and was sampled by Drake on the track Get It Together.
Black Coffee at White Beach, Saturday, March 4, from 6pm until late, tickets from Dhs200 or Dhs500 at the door. dubai.platinumlist.net
Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike
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The duo have been performing around Dubai as solo artists of late but they are finally coming together as the iconic duo that they are performing at Zero Gravity for a full day of festivities. The day promises beach party vibes with an all-inclusive pool and beach brunch from 1pm to 5pm, with the main event taking place from 5pm until late. The duo have worked with some pretty incredible artists in the industry including Vini Vici, Timmy Trumpet and R3hab to name a few. Tickets start from Dhs149 and are available here.
Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike at Zero Gravity, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street, Saturday, March 11 from 5pm, from Dhs149. dubai.platinumlist.net @zerogravitydubai
It’s ok not to be ok about this, but Demi Lovato will perform at the Coca-Cola Arena for the first time ever on Saturday, March 18, at 7.30pm. Tickets are already available here. The singer and actress has had a somewhat rocky past, but first rose to fame thanks to the Disney film Camp Rock. Since then she has gone on to release countless bangers such as Cool For The Summer, Heart Attack and Confident. Her performance will be part of her world tour which she recently announced would be her last.
Demi Lovato at Coca Cola Arena, City Walk, Dubai. Saturday, March 18, 7.30pm. Tickets from Dhs195 to Dhs499. coca-cola-arena.etixdubai.com
UK electronica star Bonobo will be hosting an electrifying performance for one night only at the Dubai Opera on Saturday, March 11, 2023, showcasing his new Fragments album. He has seven Grammy nominations. Prices start from Dhs350 and tickets can be booked here.
Bonobo Fragments Tour 2023, Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, March 11, 2023, Tel: (0)4 440 8888. @dubaiopera
Springfest is back with a bang at one of Dubai’s favourite pubs. Inspired by British cuisines, expect quintessential dishes such as sliders and fish and chips. The fest will take place on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18. Guests are invited to stroll around the market stalls and peruse whilst soaking up the festival atmosphere. Kids will be kept entertained with a jumping castle, face painting and a roaming magician.
Springfest, Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes Dubai, Fri Mar 17 from 2pm, Sat Mar 18 from midday, Dhs200 per adult, Dhs40 kids aged 6 to 15 redeemable on F&B. Tel: (0)4 454 2638
Get ready for a fantastic party. The Script will be headlining the St. Patricks Day celebrations at McGettigan’s Media City Amphitheatre festival in March. Regular tickets are Dhs349, while brunch and festival packages start from Dhs699 and will include a brunch at one of the McGettigan’s branches before catching a bus to Media City for the festival.
The Script, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai Media City, Saturday March 18, 2023. Tickets from Dhs349 via platinumlist.net, mcgettigans.com/shop
Ultra Abu Dhabi is making its long-awaited arrival in Abu Dhabi on March 4 and 5. The lineup has already been announced and artists include Calvin Harris, Skrillex, Afrojack, and Nghtmre to name a few. Tickets for the world’s premier electronic music festival’s inaugural Abu Dhabi event start from Dhs450. Tickets are available here.
Ultra Abu Dhabi, Etihad Park, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, March 4 and 5, 2023, from Dhs315. ultraabudhabi.com, platinumlist.net
Wireless, is making its eagerly-anticipated debut at Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Park on March 11, 2023. The headline artists have already been announced and include Travis Scott, Lil Uzi Vert and M.I.A. The UAE link-up is all thanks to Live Nation Middle East and this inaugural edition will feature multiple sound stages, with more than 13 live performances.
Wireless Festival Abu Dhabi, Etihad Park, Yas Island, Saturday, March 11, Dhs295 general admission. ticketmaster.ae. @wirelessfestme
Ras Al Khaimah
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Coming from Romania for the first time in the UAE is the incredible Sunwaves festival. Spanning three days of dancing on the sand at The Dunes, guests can expect a lineup of international DJs across two stages making it a weekend packed with electric tunes. For the full line up, visit this link here. The festival will be taking place from Thursday, March 2 to 4. Tickets are also available and start from as low as Dhs100.
Sunwaves, The Dunes, Ras Al Khaimah, from Thursday, March 2 from 6pm, tickets from Dhs100 @sunwavesfest rak.sunwaves-fest.ro
Reconnect by Snoopy Beats
A getaway in itself, Snoopy Beats which this year branded as Reconnect, seek to provide festival goers with a scene that is full of energy. The festival will embrace nature and human connection, bringing together all the elements of life, the festival will come alive with interactive forms of expression so expect live music from the beach to the garden, digital and 3D art spaces and vibrant art throughout the festival. Tickets are on sale now.
Reconnect by Snoopy Beats, Sandy Beach Hotel and Resort, Fujairah, Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 12, tickets from Dhs150 inclusive of transportation. snoopybeats.com @snoopybeats
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