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Never before Live Shows Revealed

Posted by: Deena Farghal

We’re so excited that 117Live has announced three incredible gigs and an all-day music festival for the upcoming season. On December 15th, for the first time ever, with 38 gold and 27 platinum albums- legend Sir Elton John is set to take over the Autism Rocks Arena for a pre-Christmas live concert. The excitement doesn’t end there when news that the most sought after pop queen, Selena Gomez is set to perform live on November 18th for her Revival tour. If that isn’t enough Major Lazer and All Saints are set to appear on Friday, October 28th for the Fiesta de Los Muertos festival. Last but certainly not least, it has also been confirmed that Zayn Malik will be here on Friday October 7th, too! There’s something in store for everyone which makes this an exhilarating season.  

WIN! Tickets for #RedFestDXB

Posted by: @olya_dubai

Who’s got a secret crush (if you’re over 21)… or NOT so secret crush (if you’re under 21) on Conor Maynard? Or maybe you become a crazy kid over Ke$ha and want to bounce around with Tinie Tempah? Or perhaps, you’re not into any of them and prefer the more authentic and folky music of The Lumineers? Or, a fusion of Soul and Pop from Britain’s newest and fastest rising star, John Newman. And, if you don’t like any of the above, then you’re sure to go A-Yo for Mark Ronson and Zane Lowe. But, maybe you’re not a House fan either and you really just want to close your ears and sing “la, la, la” with Naughty Boy. But most likely, you are a music enthusiast that simply enjoys an eclectic mix of all the above, and we have got…

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Of Monsters and Men and The Killers

Posted by: Ghida Arnaout

The third anniversary for Sandance festival headlined the icelandic folk indie band Of Monsters and Men and the rock quartet from Vegas The Killers. After sandancers watched the sunset while enjoying some reggae beats from The Wailers , the remaining band of Bob Marley, the six-membered indie folk band Of Monsters and Men took up the stage to begin their show with the song ‘Dirty Paws’ that got the audience excited as soon as the lead singer Nanna Hilmarsdottir started singing with her melancholic deep voice. Their performance varied from upbeat songs such as ‘Mountain Sound’ to songs that give you goosebumps such as ‘Lakehouse’ where the voices of Nanna and the co-vocalist Ragnar Þórhallsson blended together only to be interrupted by their charismatic drummer Arnar Hilmarsson jumping to the front to lead the crowd with his drumsticks. Other songs included ‘King and…

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Zurich Street Parade

  Immerse yourself with passion, excitement and adventure which characterize this year’s Zurich Street Parade. The Street Parade is one of the most attended  and popular technoparades in Europe, and the largest annual event in Zurich with this year’s theme revolving around the concept ‘Dance for Freedom’. A music festival is definitely a one in a lifetime experience, and you can now enter for a chance to win quite simply with Virgin Megastore. From today until July 4th, buy the Best of Pacha Dubai CD and enter for a chance to win 2 tickets to the Zurich Street Parade. The winner will also get a Roundtrip ticket from Dubai to Zurich courtesy of Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) and a 2 night stay at the beautiful Marriott Zurich August 9th-11th (pictures of the beautiful hotel location below). Once you buy the…

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Ending 2012 on the Sand

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How are you planning on saying goodbye to 2012? There’s no better way to end the year rather than with friends, family, fireworks and Sand! Multi-award winning music festival Sandance presents a star-studded line up for New Year’s Eve, combining two live concert performances plus international DJs until the early hours. With five headliners of superstar status, there can’t be many bigger line ups on the planet, or firework displays for that matter.Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding, Paul Van Dyk, Roger Sanchez and Zane Lowe are all confirmed to perform.  Sandance sponsors Toyota also promise to give the event a festival feel away from the main stage with various stands including the Temporary Tattoo Parlour, which proved so popular in October that it had to double in size for the November event. Tickets are still available online at Virgin Tickets and at all Virgin Megastores in…

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