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A week-long live music festival will take place later this month and will be hosted by 5 of Dubai’s most popular metro stations.

Brand Dubai, together with the Road Transport Authority (RTA), will run the festival from March 17 to 23.

Mall of the Emirates, Burjuman, Union, DMCC and Burj Khalifa metro stations will host 25 musical acts from around the world take the stage for an audience of Dubai’s residents and tourists.

International Musicians Lining Up

All of the performances will be rotated across all stations throughout the week.

You can head to your nearest participating station to catch them all!

The line-up is promising to be a variety of traditional and non-traditional musical genres.

It is said to include some classical music, street performers, as well as fusion musicians.

The event is Free!

The festival is one of a number of arts and cultural events taking place in the UAE in March.

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"براند دبي"، الذراع الإبداعي للمكتب الإعلامي لحكومة دبي، عن إطلاق "مهرجان مترو دبي للموسيقى"؛ الحدث الموسيقي الأول من نوعه في المنطقة، خلال الفترة من 17 وحتى 23 مارس الجاري بمشاركة 25 عازفاً من دولة الإمارات والمنطقة والعالم يقدمون للجمهور في خمس محطات مترو مختارة مجموعة من العروض الموسيقية الفريدة المُستلهَمة من ثقافات مختلفة، وذلك بالتعاون مع هيئة الطرق والمواصلات في دبي. وقد اختارت اللجنة التنظيمية للمهرجان محطات برج خليفة/دبي مول، ومول الإمارات، ومركز دبي للسلع المتعددة، والاتحاد، وبرجمان لاستضافة عروض المهرجان في دورته الأولى كونها محطات مركزية تعد الأكثر استخداماً من قبل ركاب المترو على مدار اليوم. @branddubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), today announced today that it will organise the Metro Music Festival, a celebration of global music, from 17-23 March. To be held in cooperation with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), the free-to-attend Festival will feature performances by international musicians from a range of unique musical genres. The first event of its kind to be held in the Arab world, the Festival will be held at five Dubai Metro stations – Burjuman, Union, DMCC, Al Rigga and Burj Khalifa. With an eclectic line-up of 25 musicians from across the world, the Festival promises to enthrall Dubai’s public over seven days of enchanting performances. All the performances will be rotated across the seven days of the festival to cover the five metro stations. #DubaiMetroMusicFestival

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HE Mona Al Marri, Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office says the following about the event :

The Metro Music Festival is a wonderful celebration of Dubai’s spirit of cultural diversity and inclusiveness. This initiative is part of Brand Dubai’s efforts to develop initiatives that highlight Dubai’s unique character as one of the world’s most culturally diverse and inclusive cities.”

We look forward to seeing the exact schedule of performers!

Metro Music Festival

Burjuman, Union, DMCC, Mall of the Emirates, and Burj Khalifa metro stations

 March 17 to 23

Attendance is free