Dubai Jazz Fest @ Dubai Festival City: february 13-20 2014

Dubai Jazz Fest @ Dubai Festival City: february 13-20 2014Emirates Airlines-Dubai Jazz Fest @ Festival Park-Dubai Festival City: february 13-20 2014

The eight’s day music event continues to grow exponentially since its inception in 2003: this is more of a music festival featuring a wide variety of quality live entertainers, mostly jazz.

Most popular multi-day festival in the regionMost rewarded music event with eleven acclaimed awards in its record.

The theme of “Much More Than Jazz” was introduced for the first time with the initiation of the Dubai Jazz Festival, which has now grown to an annual icon featuring world-class artists and performers covering all genres of Jazz music as diverse as blues, funk, swing, acid, rock, contemporary, modern, and fusion.
The festival successfully evolved throughout its eleven years of existence expanding its artists’ roster to cover nearly every imaginable music style.
Festival Park is centrally located in the heart of Dubai. It has a huge parking space that can accommodate up to 10,000 vehicles for all festival guests. It also has a dedicated parking space for VIPs. In addition, Festival Park has an easy access and exit to the main venue. Selection of food and beverage is not a problem since there is a large number of a variety of F&B outlets available inside the venue.

Jazz Garden, The Legends Edition, in parallel with the Main Gigs of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival.

First launched in 2009, it was the first time for Dubai to witness a multi-day festival with five days of free admission concerts especially for Jazz enthusiasts. The Jazz Garden ® features Jazz performers from all spheres, backgrounds and cultures ready to put forward a series of back-to-back entertaining nights for jazz lovers. With its smooth and comfortable environment, it complements the main headlining acts very well. Tickets for this event are sold separately. Free for holders of Main Gigs tickets.

Program: time 8pm-12am

February 13

Emirates stage: Juliana Down; Earth Wind & Fire Experience feat. The Al Mckay Allstars

Toyota stage: Tony Lakatos feat. Kirk Light Sey; Al Foster feat. Wallace Roney

February 14

Emirates stage: The Wanted; Olly Murs

Toyota stage: Kirk Lightsey with Jean Toussaint, Tibor Elekes and John Betsch; Larry Carlton

February 19

Emirates stage: Colbie Caillat; Jamie Cullum

Toyota stage: Steve Grossman special guest Silvia Droste; Sean Jones

February 20

Emirates stage: Dubai Drums; Santana

Toyota stage: Nestor Torres; Billy Childs Quartet

Jazz Garden, The Weekdays Edition (free access by registration only)

Toyota stage; Time: 8pm-11pm

February 15: Four 80 East; Alex Shultz’ Soul Gift feat. Sax Gordon and Raphael Wressing;

16: Jonathan Fritzen; Tad Robinson and Band

17: Shilts; Deitra Farr and Band

18: Matt Marshak and Le Bron; “Sugaray” Rayford and Band