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The 5 Best Music Venues in Dubai

With a skyline of the most incredible architecture in the world including the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, Dubai is one of the best places on earth to immerse yourself in the magic of live music. We’ve rounded up some of the best live music venues in Dubai below.

 1. Dubai Opera

Best music venues in Dubai: Dubai Opera
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Located in Downtown Dubai, this impressive venue shaped like a futuristic dhow showcases all the biggest names in music, from Mozart to Status Quo, and hosts performances such as the BBC Proms and big name musicals like the Jersey Boys.

2. Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Best music venues in Dubai: Jumeirah Beach Hotel
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Overlooked by the six-star Burj Al Arab, the gardens of this luxury hotel boast one of the most impressive backdrops in Dubai. It’s also home to our exclusive gala dinner and Katherine Jenkins performance this coming April.

3. Meydan Racecourse

Best music venues in Dubai: Meydan Racecourse
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With its grandstand the longest structure in the world (it stretches a whole mile!) that can accommodate over 60,000 spectators, it’s not surprising that Medyan Racecourse is a popular music venue, having hosted the likes of Queen, Sting, Lady Gaga and Il Divo.

 

4. Autism Rocks Arena

Best music venues in Dubai: Autism Rocks Arena
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Purpose built in 2016, this temporary venue is in the midst of a two year performance schedule including a highly anticipated performance from Elton John at the end of 2017. Autism Rocks is a UK based charity that aims to raise awareness about autism through charitable music events, and all funds raised by Autism Rocks go to the Autism Research Trust.

5. Atlantis, The Palm

Best music venues in Dubai: Atlantis, The Palm

Atop the crescent of Palm Island, Atlantis, The Palm is a sprawling hotel resort with a pristine beaches, boutiques, Aquaventure Waterpark, Aquarium and many different dining options including world-famous Nobu. These amazing surroundings also make for a fantastic music venue which Kings of Leon, Jamiroquai, The Killers and Florence and the Machine have all performed at.

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