Jools Holland, Macy Gray, Alison Moyet and Mica Paris are just some of the big names confirmed for this year’s Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival. The event promises to be bigger and better than the last, with over 50 hours of live entertainment scheduled from 20th January – 18th February. It kicks off with the 2nd edition of the ‘JAZZ WORLD’ on The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence, which will see a host of free-for-all outdoor concerts.
The event then moves to the home of the Dubai’s Jazz Festival, Dubai Media City, located across the Sheikh Zayed Road from Tecom. Here, there will plenty of opportunities to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a mix of some of the finest British and international jazz artists and musicians at the free Du Jazz Garden. The festival will then culminate in three consecutive nights of concerts at Dubai Media City’s Amphitheater. One of this year’s highlights is set to be internationally acclaimed Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues orchestra. For ticket details log on to www.dubaijazzfest.com.