happenings this month Enjoy The Hot Month Of May With These Electrifying Events
Enjoy The Hot Month Of May With These Electrifying Events
Updated on 29 April 2024

Summer has arrived in the UAE, and to turn up the heat even more, there are some amazing concerts and events lined up. If you're looking to spice up your May with some unforgettable performances, Discover Dubai has you covered with its list. Keep reading to find out which concerts you won't want to miss this month.

Diana Arbenina And The Night Snipers - 2 May 

Get ready for the electrifying debut of rock sensation Diana Arbenina and The Night Snipers at the Coca-Cola Arena. With over twenty years of legendary performances, this iconic band from Russia promises an unforgettable evening. Experience their iconic anthems and chart-toppers, along with brand-new songs. Tickets start from just Dhs 199 for an evening you won't want to miss!


Najwa Karam Live - 3 May 

Experience a mesmerising night of music at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai, as Najwa Karam graces the stage! Known for her stunning vocals and captivating performances, Najwa Karam will bring the soulful essence of Lebanese music to life. Secure your tickets now, starting from just Dhs 150. 


EarthSoul With Jason Derulo - 4 May 

Get ready for an unforgettable experience as global sensation Jason Derulo is set to headline EarthSoul, a one-day extravaganza at Coca-Cola Arena on 4 May. Joining him are renowned artists like Pakistani sensation Shae Gill and Emirati Soul singer Arqam, along with rising star Celine Dee Matahari. Tickets start from Dhs 199 for a night of music, art, and purposeful entertainment.


Dubai Esports And Games Festival - Until 5 May 

Presented by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, the Dubai Esports and Games Festival 2024 edition aims to offer an extraordinary lineup of events and activities across the city. With unparalleled gaming experience, including thrilling esports tournaments, exclusive industry insights, and family-friendly events, it features an array of events catering to all ages and interests. Tickets for this fun event start from Dhs 29. 


Cirque Du Soleil Crystal - Until 5 May 

Don't miss the groundbreaking production of Cirque du Soleil Crystal, a mesmerising blend of skating and acrobatics like never before seen. From synchronised skating to traditional circus acts, this show pushes the boundaries of circus arts. Catch it at Etihad Arena on Yas Island until 5 May. Tickets start from Dhs 275.


Abu Dhabi International Book Fair - Until 5 May 

The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, is a global gathering for the creative and publishing industries to connect, learn, and thrive. More than just a fair, it's a platform for partnerships, trend discovery, and passion cultivation. The fair features talks, workshops, music shows, cooking demos, and children's activities. 


Mohamed Abdo Live - 10 May 

Get ready for a vibrant night of Saudi rhythms as the revered vocalist and Oud player, Mohamed Abdo graces the stage at Etihad Arena on 10 May. Known as the 'Artist of Arabs', Mohamed Abdo will serenade the audience live on Yas Island with his range spanning over 60 years of music. Tickets for his show start from Dhs 435.


Shaggy And Blackstreet - 11 May 

Get ready to rock and roll as the Grammy Award-winning reggae and dancehall star Shaggy, joins forces with the legendary R&B group Blackstreet for a sensational concert at Coca-Cola Arena on 11 May 2024. This exclusive event promises to be a thrilling blend of reggae, dancehall, and soulful R&B music, featuring a mix of chart-topping favourites and fresh hits performed live by Shaggy and Blackstreet. Ticket prices for this thrilling concert start from Dhs 199. 


Martin Garrix Live - 11 May 

One of the greatest DJs and producers in the world, Martin Garrix, is all set to headline the Atlantis Live music series in Dubai on 11 May. His infectious tunes and thrilling live performances have solidified his status as a world-renowned DJ and producer with a vast array of chart-topping hits like ‘In The Name Of Love’, ‘There For You’, and many more. The event will take place against the backdrop of Palm Island and the glittering Dubai skyline with tickets starting from Dhs 300.


Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert - 11 May 

Embark on a journey to a galaxy far, far away with a Star Wars concert at Dubai Opera on 11 May. Led by conductor Anthony Gabriele, the Armenian State Symphony will perform soundtracks from Disney's Star Wars: A New Hope, composed by the legendary John Williams. Experience the magic of epic battles and emotional moments as the orchestra brings iconic scenes and characters like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo to life. Tickets for this magical experience start from Dhs 275.


Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl - 12 May 

Set sail on a high-seas adventure with the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra and Dubai Festival Chorus at Dubai Opera on 12 May. Led by conductor Anthony Gabriele, they will bring Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl to life with composer Hans Zimmer and Klaus Badelt’s complete score. Experience Captain Jack Sparrow's escapades musically as the film unfolds. Tickets start from Dhs 275, so book now to secure your spot!


Miami Band And Ayed Yousef Live - 17 May 

Mark your calendars for 17 May as the Miami Band and Ayed are set to light up the stage at Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai. This dynamic collaboration guarantees an unforgettable concert, blending Ayed's vibrant energy with the Miami Band's sensational show. Secure your tickets now for a night of pulsating rhythms and musical fusion. Tickets start from just Dhs 195.


Scorpions Live - 17 May 

Get ready for an epic musical journey as Scorpions, the legendary German rock band arrive in Abu Dhabi on 17 May for their 2024 'Love At First Sting' world tour. The band will bring their electrifying energy to the stage at Etihad Arena, Yas Island. Scorpions will perform smash hits like 'Still Loving You' and 'Big City Nights' and more. Tickets starting from Dhs 215 are sold out, but you can still grab some starting from Dhs 435 for a rock spectacle you won't want to miss.


Abu Dhabi Comedy Week - 18 To 26 May 

Abu Dhabi residents, get ready for laughs as Abu Dhabi Comedy Week debuts on Yas Island, featuring top comedians like Aziz Ansari, Tommy Tiernan, Kevin Bridges, Bassem Youssef, Maz Jobrani, Tom Segura, Jo Koy, Bad Friends, Andrew Schulz, and Chris Tucker. This inaugural festival promises side-splitting laughter from regional favourites and global stars. Tickets for each artist are available on Etihad Arena's website.


James Blunt Live - 24 May 

Get ready for an unforgettable night as globally renowned singer-songwriter James Blunt will perform at Coca-Cola Arena on 24 May as part of his 'Who We Used To Be' album tour. Experience his musical journey, featuring hits like 'You're Beautiful' and 'Goodbye My Lover', along with new singles like 'Beside You'. Tickets start from Dhs 250 for a night of pure musical magic.


Tom Grennan Live - 24 May 

Get ready for an electrifying night as chart-topping artist Tom Grennan takes the stage at The Agenda in Dubai Media City on 24 May. Hailing from Bedford, United Kingdom, Grennan rose to fame with his hit collaboration 'All Goes Wrong' with Chase and Status in 2016. His debut album 'Lighting Matches' achieved platinum status in 2018 and his latest release 'What Ifs & Maybes' secured another UK number one spot. Don't miss his spectacular live show in Dubai!


Abida Parveen, Sufiyana Live In Dubai - 25 May 

Abida Parveen, the beloved icon of Sufi Music, returns to Coca-Cola Arena on Saturday, 25 May for a soulful performance. Known for her transcendent voice, Abida will mesmerise the audience with her musical excellence. Prepare to be immersed in captivating melodies and contemporary elements of her timeless classics. Tickets for this soulful event start from Dhs 250.


Hans Zimmer Live - 31 May And 1 June 

Get ready for an extraordinary event as Hans Zimmer is set to grace the stage at Coca-Cola Arena on Friday, 31 May and Saturday, 1 June. Join the Multi-Academy Award and Grammy-winning Hollywood artist for an unforgettable night of cinematic music marvel. Experience the magic of his live orchestra and film scores from legendary productions like The Lion King and Gladiator. 


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