BookMyShow and Sunburn to bring in-demand international Musician to Dubai on January 7 2021 as a part of the Dubai Shopping Festival


Dubai, UAE – 9 December 2020: BookMyShow, the global out-of-home entertainment company, has teamed up with Sunburn, Asia’s largest music festival brand, to bring in-demand international musician, and producer Alan Walker to the UAE, with the star confirmed as one of the headlines acts for the Dubai Shopping Festival.

The British-born Norwegian, known for his trademark mask and hoodie, will bring his live show to Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on January 7 next year as part of the Dubai Shopping Festival, which runs from December 17 to January 30. Sunburn, a single artist centric concert brand format, best known for its annual Sunburn Goa festival which attracts over 100,000 visitors, will also make its UAE debut by bringing Walker to the region.


A big draw on the live music scene, Walker has wowed crowds around the world at mega festivals including Coachella, Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival and Lollapalooza. Walker’s global smash hit ‘Faded’ has received over two billon views on YouTube and one billion streams on Spotify, earned diamond certification in Germany and multi-platinum certifications in over 10 countries, including the UAE and UK. His other global hits include ‘Sing me to sleep’, ‘Alone’, ‘All Falls Down’ and ‘On My Way’, which featured in the video game PUBG.

The 23-year-old hot property has collaborated with a host of major international talents including Noah Cyrus, Sia, Bruno Mars, Avicii, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Kygo, Charli XCX, Julia Michaels and more. The winner of the best DJ at the MTV Europe Music Awards, Alan is a holder of many impressive accolades. Ranked 27th on the Top 100 DJ Mag’s list of 2019, he is coming to Dubai for the very first time as a part of the Dubai Shopping Festival


“We are very excited to bring what promises to be the largest concert of the Dubai Shopping Festival. Alan Walker is an artist all fans in UAE have been waiting eagerly as he's never performed in the Emirates; the concert at the Coca-Cola Arena will be a definite highlight of Dubai Shopping Festival 2021,” said Sudhir Syal, CEO, BookMyShow Middle East.

“We are delighted to be bringing the Sunburn format to Dubai with none other than Alan Walker in January 2021. We look forward to putting on a wonderful show in partnership with BookMyShow and Coca-Cola Arena – hopefully, the first of many successful Sunburn events in the UAE,” said Karan Singh, CEO, Sunburn.

Coca-Cola Arena is implementing thorough health and safety measures for the show, with its VenueShield protocols in place including temperature checks on entry and socially distanced allocated seating in line with government directives. Fans are encouraged to visit to read the Arena’s Covid-19 protocols and procedures.

VenueShield is an environmental hygiene protocol that has been implemented across all of ASM Global’s venues around the world and sees a comprehensive, best-in-class program deployed at Coca-Cola Arena providing the very highest levels of cleanliness and safety using advanced hygienic safeguards.

Ticket prices start at AED 175 (early bird Bronze), AED 249 (Bronze), AED 299 (early bird Silver), AED 399 (Silver), AED 495 (early bird tables of 4), AED 595 (Tables of 4), and AED 995 (Lounge of 6).

Tickets are now available for purchase on BookMyShow’s UAE website (, with further information on




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Diksha Chadha (050 950 6564) / Saakshi Gupta (050 846 4964)

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About BookMyShow

Owned and operated by Big Tree Entertainment Pvt Ltd (founded in 1999), BookMyShow works with entertainment industry partners to provide unmatched live entertainment experiences to millions of customers around the world. Having evolved from a pure online ticketing platform for movies into an end-to-end management agency of live entertainment events including music concerts, live performances, theatricals, sports and more, BookMyShow is setting a new global standard in multi-faceted entertainment options.

A strategic expansion outside of its historic markets across the Asian sub-continent and Far East, BookMyShow launched in the UAE in 2019. In the last year alone, BookMyShow has brought numerous AAA entertainment acts to UAE, including Westlife- Twenty Tour, Boyz II Men, The 1975, Vir Das-The Loved Tour, Why Not Mazzika to name a few and ticketed for numerous shows including A.R. Rahman, Emirates Airline Jazz Fest, RedFestDxb and many more.

The company is the Founding Partner and the Preferred ticketing partner for Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena.  For additional information, visit

About Sunburn

Sunburn, a Percept Intellectual Property, is Asia’s Premiere Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Festival, and is ranked amongst the world’s biggest music festivals. Started in 2007 as a 3 day music festival in Goa, Sunburn has grown to become an aspirational lifestyle brand boasting an eclectic mix of music, entertainment, experiences and celebration that has seeded music tourism in India. Over the past decade, Sunburn has brought together renowned International and Indian artists to entertain hundreds of thousands of dance music lovers across the country and overseas, and positioned India as a prime dance festival destination to the world. 

The Sunburn Festival, Sunburn Reload, Sunburn Arena and Sunburn Campus formats have enabled a wide geographical and demographic reach pan India and abroad. Sunburn has the distinction of having brought down to India the world’s top 10 DJs, including Swedish House Mafia, Martin Garrix, Tiesto, Avicii, Hardwell, Deadmau5, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Afrojack, Above & Beyond, The Chainsmokers, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Marshmello, Paul Van Dyk, Skazi, Pete Tong, Dash Berlin, and Nicky Romero. Sunburn has also made its successful debut overseas across Colombo, Sri Lanka; Khatmandu, Nepal; Dubai; Muscat; and Melbourne, Australia, thereby creating history to become the first successful indigenous Music IP to cross international shores.

Sunburn is ranked as big as Tomorrowland and Ultra Miami festival as per the IMS APAC Business Report 2014, and has won numerous awards and accolades around the globe including the WOW Awards, BW Applause Awards and Palm Expo Awards. 

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