Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 December 2022: It’s time to enjoy all things music in Dubai as the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) showcases one of the most diverse and dynamic line-ups of artists ever to perform in the festival’s 28-year history.

Kickstarting DSF’s opening weekend and setting the tone for the festival, get ready to witness award-winning Egyptian singers Mohamed Hamaki and Ahmed Saad perform their much-loved hits at Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on 16 December. Doors to the concert will open at 7.30 PM, with tickets available on and Ticket prices start at AED150.

From 19 December to 24 December, a star-studded lineup of artists is set to perform at Dubai’s Coca-Cola arena as part of the World Tennis League. The musical extravaganza will begin with Grammy award-winning superstar DJ Tiesto on 19 December. Taking the stage the following evening is Nigerian afrobeat king Wizkid on 20 December. R&B icon NE-YO will perform a sensational showcase including some of his biggest tracks in his first live performance in Dubai on 21 December. On 22 December, another artist making his Dubai debut is world leading music producer, Deadmau5, performing for one night only. Multi-talented Egyptian legend Mohammed Ramadan will bring the stage to life on 23 December. Marking the end of the World Tennis League concerts is Dutch dance music connoisseur Armin Van Buuren on 24 December. Tickets for all World Tennis League matches and nightly performances start at AED 199 and are available at

Arabic singer, composer, and songwriter Kadhim Al Sahir is also set to perform two unmissable nights in concert at the Dubai Opera on 23 and 24 December. Tickets are available on Ticket prices start at AED 550 with shows starting at 9PM.

In preparation for NYE, dance music sensation Martin Garixx will deliver an exciting set at the Coca-Cola Arena on 30 December. Tickets start from AED 175. Doors open at 6PM.

Dubai Beats is back with its second edition, with two days of an eclectic musical experience, at Dubai Media City, hosting more than 11 artists from different genres and styles. Famous-on-social-media artists will get the chance to perform for the first time on the Dubai Beats stage on 6 and 7 January. Tickets are available on Platinumlist with prices starting at AED 120.

Last but not least, Tunes DXB returns from 6 to 15 January with performances spread across 12 locations across the city, showcasing local artists, including Hamdan Al Abri, Alya Al Ali, Maitha Al Mansoori, Shebani, and more, with daily performances from 5 pm to 11 pm.

Shop, win and be entertained as Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) returns from 15 December 2022 to 29 January 2023 with incredible deals, innovative events, world-class entertainment and life-changing prizes. As the longest running event of its kind, DSF has grown over the last 28 years into a signature celebration for citizens, residents and visitors alike. Featuring the ultimate retail therapy from a wide range of homegrown and global brands as well as live concerts, nightly shows, outdoors markets, pop-up dining and more, this year’s DSF experience is not to be missed.

Check out and @CelebrateDubai and @StyledbyDubai on social media channels for more details.

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About Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET), is responsible for developing Dubai’s retail and festival sectors and supporting the positioning of Dubai as a world-class tourism destination with year-round family entertainment, shopping and events.

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