Andrea Bocelli's performance kicks off the Du World Music Festival featuring a global array of eclectic sounds. Get out your diaries and start saving dates for these artists coming your way.
What's on and when at the Du World Music Festival
Thursday, March 28
Kadim Al Sahir and Sherine at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
The Arab pop stars team up after being rivals in the debut season of the television talent show The Voice.
Guns N' Roses at du Arena, Abu Dhabi
The Los Angeles rockers return to Abu Dhabi only months after their former guitarist Slash put on a blistering show in Dubai. Over to you, Axl.
Friday, March 29
Natalie Cole and Frank Gambale at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
Almost a year to the day, the legendary soul singer Natalie Cole is back in the UAE after headlining the Abu Dhabi Festival last year.
Saturday, March 30
Hussein Al Jasmi and Sherine at Ice Land Water Park, Ras Al Khaimah
RAK music lovers will rejoice with the king and queen of Emirati and Egyptian pop.
Al Jasmi is a leading Emirati pop singer and will be sure to receive a rapturous welcome.
Wednesday, April 3
Papon, featuring Midival Punditz and Raghu Dixit, at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
It's the festival's only free show, with India's Papon leading a night of fusion and electronica.
Thursday, April 4
Eraserheads at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
The legendary Filipino group Eraserheads return with their brand of spiky garage rock.
Friday, April 5
Sonu Nigam at the Dubai Tennis Stadium
An epic affair is in store. Nigam, backed by 40 musicians, promises to belt out four hours of popular Bollywood songs.
Train at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
The Drops of Jupiter hit-makers return to Dubai with their brand of polished pop-rock.
Saturday April 6
Amr Diab, Hussein Al Jasmi and Shamma Hamdan at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
The Arabs Got Talent finalist Shamma Hamdan will mix it up on stage with the musical idol Al Jasmi and the Egyptian megastar Diab for what should be a rousing final concert.
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