du Live! in association with HTC, the Official Smartphone Partner, today announced that presale of tickets for Dubai Music Week will begin at 10am from Aug 5 till 11am on Aug 6. du will also launch a number of contests for customers to win tickets to the highly anticipated shows of Ellie Goulding and Thirty Seconds to Mars and other superstars during the music week.
Headline sponsor of Dubai Music Week, du Live! can confirm that British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding will be back in Dubai performing classic hits as well as her latest single ‘Love Me Like You Do’. She will be joined by rock outfit Thirty Seconds to Mars, one of the confirmed acts. The four day music festival is on from September 23-26 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, with four incredible concerts, as well as workshops and master classes. In addition, du Live! will be running a ‘money can’t buy experiences’ competition – where a lucky few entrants can win meet and greets with their favourite artists.
“Through our platform du Live! we believe in uniting people through a shared love of music. We are thrilled to surprise music lovers around the region by bringing the global favourite Ellie Goulding back to Dubai,” said Hala Badri, Executive Vice President, du. “Our business is centred on people. Our official entertainment platform du Live! allows us to connect with people throughout the entire region by bringing popular acts that delight people of all ages and from all walks of life.”
“Music plays a huge role in the lives of our customers, and we are committed to bringing them the best that music has to offer. HTC BoomSound guarantees a larger-than-life soundtrack, putting our smartphone customers in the front row, every time. And through our on-going partnership with du Live! we are able to bring people closer to the front row, and closer to the best international music acts, right here in the UAE,” said Neeraj Seth, Head of Marketing, HTC MEA. “Associating ourselves with live music events greatly influences our creative ability to bring pioneering products, like HTC that even the most discerning music fans will be blown away by.”
“Live Nation Middle East has been receiving a huge amount of interest in Dubai Music Week and we know fans are eager to get tickets as soon as possible, said James Craven, Managing Director of Live Nation Middle East. Our partnership with du Live! and HTC will allow their customers to access all Ellie Goulding tickets 24-hours ahead of everyone else. We would encourage everyone to get ready for the pre-sale on Wednesday as we expect high demand for this concert.”
The Dubai Music Week 2015 in partnership with Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) and Live Nation Middle East supported by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing will feature four main segments; including concerts with an award-winning line-up of A-list performers, celebrity guest speakers, master classes and an interactive entertainment village. The music festival hosted at DWTC is expected to attract local and international music fans. For more information, don’t forget to visit www.dubaimusicweek.ae. Tickets for both concerts are priced at 295 AED for general admission, fan pit access at 395 AED, and 550 AED for VIP admission.