Dubai is bursting with concerts – Get your groove on with POCO

There is always a wide range of emerging artists, celebrated performers and legendary musicians headlining concerts at various arenas and live music venues in Dubai. Over the years, Dubai has managed to establish itself as a renowned city for live music and exceptional venues, and the pulsating city has attracted a plethora of world-famous performers, musicians and bands. Name dropping here would just be too extensive, as everyone who is anyone in the music industry has performed in Dubai at some point. The music never stops.

So, where do you go to find the music? We suggest you plan ahead of your trip to Dubai and make your concert arrangements well in advance. Live music is extremely popular in Dubai and some concert tickets, especially for the big names, sell out fast. Obviously, the thing to do is to book your tickets online, before even getting on the plane.

Stay in the Loop

Due to the huge number of concerts and live music events in Dubai, there are some well-established concert calendars to check out such as Dubai Calendar on Make sure to check your POCO Pocket Concierge App frequently to stay up to date with the latest events coming to the city so you can secure those coveted concert tickets.

Dubai Concerts

Dubai’s Concert Venues

Dubai has many purpose-built music venues, staging memorable concerts and shows night after night, both outdoors under the starlit sky as well as indoors for those hot summer months where air-conditioning is an absolute must. From the small and unconventional stages such as The Fridge Warehouse to the massive outdoor 117 Live Arena with a 25,000 people capacity, to the crowd-favorite Media City Amphitheatre nestled between green lawns and a stunning skyline of skyscrapers to the indoor and air-conditioned Coca Cola Arena, there is something for everyone. A big bonus is that all of these concert venues are easily accessible with public transportation. Let’s break it down for you with a list of some of Dubai’s many and varied live music venues:

  • The Coca Cola Arena
  • Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
  • Meydan Racecourse
  • 117 Live Arena
  • Dubai World Trade Centre
  • Rugby 7s Stadium
  • Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
  • Festival Arena
  • The Fridge Warehouse
  • Burj Park
  • The MusicHall
  • Dubai Opera House
  • Emirates Golf Club
  • Nasimi Beach