07 March 2012
| ||Rahat Fateh Ali Khan |
The nephew of the late, great Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Rahat is a master of the traditional Qawwali and Ghazal forms as well as light music. His musical odyssey has seen him perform in venues across the world, including Pakistan, India and the United Kingdom.
08 March 2012
| ||Gipsy Kings |
The flamenco legends’ irresistible blend of Spanish rhythms and pop continues to appeal to audiences of all ages, backgrounds and tastes. No wonder the Gipsy Kings have ruled the roost for over three decades.
|Stanley Clarke Trio |
The American jazz bass virtuoso and composer is famed both for his on-stage performances and scores for numerous films and television shows. He is recognised around the world for his work with innovative fusion band Return to Forever, as well as his role as a band leader in several trios and ensembles.
09 March 2012
| ||Amr Diab |
The best-selling Arab recording artist of all time, Diab is the contemporary face of Egyptian el-geel pop music. He was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist four times: 1998, 2002, and 2007, and is considered a living legend by his fans.
| ||Pat Martino featuring Joey Defrancesco |
An American jazz icon, guitarist and composer Pat Martino distinguished career has pushed the boundaries of contemporary music. This master of originality needs no introduction.
10 March 2012
| ||Amit Chatterjee Alliance |
Amit Chatterjee is an internationally respected guitarist, sitarist, composer and vocalist, known for his sensitive and passionate approach to both his instrumental and vocal artistry.
Please note that Amit Chatterjee Alliance was cancelled, we regret any inconvenience this had caused.
|Sarah Geronimo / Christian Bautista |
Get ready to rock the Burj. Renowned Filipino artists Sarah Geronimo and Christian Bautista will bring a little Eastern promise to Dubai and are sure to be the talk of town.
11 March 2012
| ||Salif Keita |
The Afro-pop maestro from Mali has made the whole world groove to his beat. Don’t miss Salif Keita, the Golden Voice of Africa, live in the UAE at our World Music Festival.
13 March 2012
|Trilok Gurtu / Matthew Garrison with Human Element |
The Guardian said of Trilok Gurtu: "You never know what you'll get… fabulous sounds and rhythms, but the context is always new.” Expect the unexpected at his live performance.
Just like his father Jimmy Garrison, American jazz bassist Mathew keeps surprising the world with his intense creativity.
14 March 2012
| ||Rotana Stars Night - Assi Hilani / Abdullah Al Rowaished |
Assi Hilani: The Lebanese singing sensation has been a major figure in the Middle East music scene since the 1990s.
Abdullah Al Rowaished one of the most famous Kuwaiti singers began his solo career in the early 1980s with the release of his first album under the title “Rahlati”.
Following the success of his first album, he signed a record deal with Rotana Music Productions which was the official label for his following successful albums such as : ‘Ahlifak’, ‘Amchi’, ‘Anta fi Ayn”, ‘Habayib’, and ‘Habis Nafsak”. Abdullah is an acclaimed great artist with a powerful voice. He is one of the best Khaliji artists of all times according to Arab critics.
15 March 2012
| ||Omar Khairat |
One of the most successful and highly-respected Egyptian composers of all time, the musical creations of Omar Khairat have the power to seduce people from all cultures.
| ||Hear the Absolute Indian Ensemble bring East and West together |
Be there for a masterpiece of fusion as the voice of Bollywood Sonu Nigam joins Maestro Pyarelal Sharma, Dr. L. Subramaniam and Kristjan Jarvi, the conductor of the London Symphony and Amit Kumar, Kavita Krishnamurthy.
16 March 2012
|Emarati Night - Mansour Zayed |
The celebrated Emirati singer's natural talent has made him a firm favourite among UAE nationals and Arabs across the region. His hits include "Alam Thani", "Baris" and "Ya Damea Eni" and he released his highly anticipated new album “Tolee Ashik” with Rotana in late 2011.
|George Benson / Gabrielle |
Multi-Grammy winner George Benson is one of the few musicians who have successfully crossed the divide between jazz and popular African-American music. His stunning virtuosity on guitar and universal appeal have made him a household name since the late 1970s.
Gabrielle is the UK's premier soul diva who brought you: "Dreams", "Rise", "If You Ever", "Give Me A Little More Time", "Out Of Reach" and so many more classics! Gabrielle is currently recording her 6th studio album.