Everyone loves Dubai. Even talented world-famous musicians. Which works in our favour as Dubai is a preferred destination for big-name singers and musical artists to perform at. With an array of venues from sprawling arenas like the Coca-Cola Arena, to intimate concert venues like The Hard Rock Cafe, why wouldn’t they? The second half of 2022 is full of a popping rotation of concerts of all kinds of genres. Music lovers, plan ahead and clear your calendars for concerts by these 8 incredible international music artists
1. Alan Walker and KSHMR
Alan Walker, the British electronic DJ known for his club banger Faded and American psytrance music producer KSHMR are teaming up for a fiery electro-house gig on August 26 at the Coca-Cola Arena.
Tickets: From AED 199, here
2. Sonu Nigam
The legendary crooner whose velvety voice has birthed iconic Bollywood anthems such Yeh Dil, Main Agar Kahoon and more will be back in Dubai for a performance on September 10. Rock along to hits from Hindi music that have shaped a generation. At Coca-Cola Arena.
Tickets: From AED 99, here
3. 50 Cents
Whether it’s your birthday or not, you can definitely expect to party like it at the hip hop royalty’s Dubai gig at Coca-Cola Arena. The American rapper will be spitting bars at a one-off show in Dubai on September 30 as part of his ‘Green Light Gang World Tour’. Expect to sing along and bump hard to chartbusters such as In Da Club and Candy Shop. The pre-sale will go live at 10am UAE time on July 12 for 24 hours, so hurry and grab your tickets!
Tickets: Register here
4. Justin Bieber
The Prince of Pop will enthrall Dubai fans on October 8 and October 9 at the Coca-Cola Arena as part of his ‘Justice World Tour’. Belieber can expect the setlist to include TikTok earworms like Peaches, Yummy, Stay and his most recent new single Honest.
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The Dutch EDM producer is bring his ‘Rebels Never Die Tour’ to Dubai on November 4. Typical of Hardwell concerts, fans are in store for light design and massive production values. This Coca-Cola Arena gig will see the DJ play new track from his 2022 album. We’re keeping our fingers crossed that club anthems such as Arcadia, Never Say Goodbye and Power make the setlist.
Tickets: From Dh175, here
The American pop-rock band is bringing their ‘Never Ending Summer Tour’ to Dubai on November 12. This is their third gig in Dubai and while the concert date was declared on their official Instagram page, the actual venue is yet to be revealed.
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7. Calum Scott
Britain’s Got Talent find Calum Scott will be serenading fans on November 19. The British singer-songwriter known for melodies like You Are The Reason and Dancing Own My Own will be performing singles from his latest album Bridges at the Hard Rock Cafe in Dubai Festival City.
Tickets: From AED 299, here
8. Lewis Capaldi
Keep the tissues handy. The Scottish crooner known for emotional ballads such as Someone You Loved, Bruises and Before You Go will be breaking hearts with his beautiful voice during his first Dubai concert. The 25-year-old singer and songwriter has previously performed in the UAE at Abu Dhabi’s F1 and Sharjah’s Al Majaz auditorium. His debut Dubai performance is on November 24 at Coca-Cola Arena.
Tickets: Tickets from AED 279 here