It is the time of quality entertainment and fun, the 8th edition of the Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival is kicking off on the 10th of February 2009 till the 19th of the same month featuring legends, virtuosos, divas and musicians from all around the globe, with musical styles including jazz, blues, Pop, R&B, Soul and everything in between.
Festival fans can look forward to all sorts of concerts and live shows throughout 10 consecutive nights all at the Dubai Media City Outdoor Amphitheater!
The festival will host a total of 26 international acts, starting with the Network Jazz Garden performances, from February 10th till the 16th, featuring every night a selection of the greatest jazz musicians.
The last three nights to be headlined by legends and music masters; James Morrison will be one of the main headliners of the festival, and will be performing on February 19th, 2010. same night will feature the rising star Brett Dennen, sensual Laura Izibor and Marion Meadows. Other headlining artists will be announced shortly.
Tickets will be available soon. for more info call Chillout Productions on 04 3911196 or visit dubaijazzfest.com.
About Chillout Productions: Chillout Productions, founders, and organizers of the Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival acquired the 2009 What's On Award for the 3rd time, after two consecutive years 2006 & 2007, and the Middle East Award for The Best Public Entertainment Event in The Middle East 2008 as part of the Event 360 and the award for Best Marketing of an Event in 2009 with several other nominations.
Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival has grown to become an annual entertainment icon in the UAE and the whole region, drawing fans from all around the world. Attendance in 2006 topped 21,500, 25,000 in 2007 and 28,500 music lovers for the 2008 edition, with a scoring record of 30,000 fans in 2009 throughout 10 days. Each year, the festival features a diversified international line-up of legendary Grammy award-winning artists and critically acclaimed Jazz, R&B, Pop, Rock, Indie and contemporary groups. The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of the Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival is the audience: undoubtedly the classiest crowd of any musical event in our city with more CEOs, Chairmen, MDs and GMs per square foot than any business district in town!