Soothing sounds, captivating melodies and unique symphonies – Dubai Jazz Fest is back, yet again, with some of the biggest names in the scene. Brought to you by Emirates Airlines and Mastercard, this festival promises to be a weekend of world-class live music. The Dubai Jazz Fest has previously won Best Festival at Time Out Dubai’s Music and nightlife awards so you can expect it to be nothing short of glorious. It moves away from the conventional bounds of jazz and redefines the genre with a unique and diverse take on it. 2019 saw global superstar Alicia Keys, ‘80s rock stars Duran Duran, local artists like Vandalye and many more global and local artists take the stage at the festival! What does 2020 have in store? Let’s find out!
What are the Dubai Jazz Festival 2020 dates?
If you’re on the hunt for any exciting upcoming events in 2020, you’ve struck gold! The Dubai Jazz Festival will take place on 26th, 27th and 28th February 2020. It already promises to be one of the best live events in Dubai because of the amazing line-up of talented artists.
What is the line-up for the Dubai International Jazz Festival 2020?
The headliner for the first day is the incredibly talented Ms. Lauryn Hill! A singer, songwriter and rapper extraordinaire, she is sure to woo you with her contemporary sound and voice. Her solo studio album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill remains her only album release thus far. Her performance is followed by Bruno Major – British singer-songwriter and guitarist. His debut album A Song For Every Moon was released in 2017 and well received worldwide.
If you’ve heard that Lionel Richie is to perform at Dubai Jazz Fest in 2020, then the rumors are true! The legendary American singer and songwriter will be taking the stage on February 27th. He is well known for his easy-listening sound and hits like Three Times A Lady, My Love and Easy. Brace yourself to hear these legendary tunes live at the festival. He will he supported by the American jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra. They seamlessly combine jazz, R&B, funk and pop to create their own signature sound. They have released over 30 albums and sold 10 million copies worldwide so get ready to experience a wide array of music from them.
The third day, the finale, is headlined by worldwide sensations One Republic! American pop-rock band and Grammy nominee, One Republic is one of the biggest names in the industry. Listen to hits like Apologize, Counting Stars, Wherever I Go and more, LIVE! They will be supported by Sammy Miller, who is a part of Sammy Miller And The Congregation. Their music can be categorized as joyful jazz – music that feels good, entertains and enriches the listener.
This much anticipated festival is set to happen at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. This outdoor arena will add to the magic of the festival and enhance your experience throughout the 3 days.
Where can you buy tickets for the Dubai Jazz Festival 2020?
You can buy tickets online at BookMyShow Dubai in just a few clicks. Skip the queue and secure your seat! With these big names in the line-up, seats will run out fast. So, get your Dubai Jazz Festival tickets now because this is going to be one of the biggest upcoming events in UAE. Hurry!