Dubai goes A-List for February jazz fest

Published January 20th, 2013 - 12:57 GMT
One Republic are set to play at Dubai's Jazz Festival this February
One Republic are set to play at Dubai's Jazz Festival this February

The Dubai Jazz Festival will bring together internationally acclaimed musicians, including OneRepublic, 3 Doors Down, Deep Purple, The Script, The YellowJackets, Chuck Loeb, Nicholas Cole, and the region's leading fusion jazz artist Guy Manoukian.

Sponsored by Emirates Airlines, the festival will feature 22 performances in total, including by jazz musicians Paul Brown, Marc Antoine, Brian Simpson, Oli Silk, Lin Rountree, Sax Gordon, Brian Templeton, Toni Lynn Washington, and Barrence Whitfield, to name a few. All performances will take place at the festival's special park, Dubai Festival City.

"Following last year's huge turnout, we foresee continued success at the 2013 edition of the festival ... The event gathered over 46,000 fans in 2012 and we anticipate even larger attendance this year," says Anthony Younes, CEO of Chillout Productions.

 


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