From The Oyster Comes The Pearl will bring together four brilliant rock and punk bands at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium… 

Rock fans, we’ve got a musical treat for you: a brand new rock festival is coming to Dubai this November. Taking place on Saturday November 23, From The Oyster Comes The Pearl will bring the noise to the beloved Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.

The line-up

It’s an aptly named show for this epic music event. Not only is it a nod to the humble beginnings of the UAE, but it’s also the name of headline act The Mission’s track from their 2013 album, The Brightest Light.

When The Mission headline this November, it will mark the band’s debut Dubai gig. Formed in 1986, this gothic rock band has enjoyed global success during three stints on the rock scene, producing 10 studio albums and a string of top hits. These include Wasteland, Butterfly on a Wheel and Tower of Strength, all of which fans can look forward to hearing – and more from The Mission’s 40-year career – this November.

Also forming part of the line-up will be The Chameleons, a legacy five-piece rock band were one of the biggest names on Manchester’s underground rock circuit in the 1980s. They’ve shared stages around the world with icons like U2, Simple Minds and The Cure, and are sure to bring their distinct guitar-heavy sound to Dubai.

Alternative rockers Claytown Troupe also join the bill for the one-day music festival, when fans can expect to rock out to their hits including Ways of Love and Wanted It All.

And hailing from Manchester, special guests IST IST will perform in the city for the first time, having served the musical world with their unique post-punk sound since forming in 2014.

That all-important ticket info

You can get your tickets now via Early bird tickets for the seated section will start from Dhs199, while early bird standing tickets start from Dhs299. Premium (allocated) seating tickets start at Dhs349, with VIP seated beginning at Dhs799. VIP standing tickets, inclusive of access to the VIP lounge, start from Dhs699. Or for the ultimate fan experience, go for the super fan standing option, priced from Dhs999, which gets you closest to the stage, entry to the intimate sound check, access to all VIP areas, and a gift pack that includes a signed photo.

From The Oyster Comes The Pearl is brought to Dubai by Prestige Worldwide Middle East in conjunction with Chapter 22, World of Brown & Pirate Rock Dubai.

From The Oyster Comes The Pearl, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Garhoud, 5pm onwards, Saturday November 23, from Dhs199, strictly over 21s.