Gate Avenue at DIFC, one of Dubai’s leading urban destinations for retail and entertainment focusing on promoting culture and community, in partnership with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) is celebrating jazz by bringing together renowned international musicians at Jazz Avenue every Friday and Saturday from 4 February to 5 March, 2022.
Kicking off this exciting event is Sylvia Howard, described as the brightest modern jazz singer, who will be sharing her love of music with highlights of her well-known tunes on 4-5 February; followed by the talented Faby Médina who will feature her first album ‘Following Love’ taking listeners through a journey of swing, be-bop and pop with a touch of soul in her voice on 11-12 February.
Music enthusiasts can enjoy the world of blues, soul, funk and gospel, with the famous Mister Melvin whose talent allowed him to share the stage with renowned artists such as Michele Hendricks (jazz) and Derek Martin (soul) to name a few, will be performing on 18-19 February.
Bringing the jazz spirit of originality, personality and meaningful expressiveness in music to life, the self-taught Turkish artist, Sibel Köse, will perform on 25-26 February. She has emerged as one of Turkey’s top female jazz vocalists who built her experience singing alongside major jazz masters and was awarded the first prize in the International Competition of Jazz Vocalists’ in Zamosc (Poland) in 1992. Today, Sibel contributes to the growth of the jazz scene through her ‘Jazz Vocal Workshops’ in Istanbul.
Alvon Johanson, the Ambassador of the Blues and 2015 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Empress Theatre will close this year’s event with a performance on 4-5 March.
Tickets priced at AED 180 per person are fully redeemable against F&B and are sold via Platinumlist or at the venue. Attendees can choose between three F&B partners including healthy vegan food restaurant, Vibe Café; home-grown Afghan cuisine and pizza eatery, Gudee; and England’s famous mini-burgers, Bite Me Burger.
DIFC’s Gate Avenue, with its extensive portfolio of leading retail and entertainment brands, is swiftly becoming one of Dubai’s most sought after lifestyle destinations that provides convenience and a unique offering in a vibrant urban community within the emirate.
When: 4 February to 5 March, 2022, every Friday and Saturday
Time: Doors open at 7pm and closes at 11:30pm (last beverage order will be at 11pm)
Where: Jazz Avenue at Gate Avenue – Zone B, Podium level, DIFC
Price: Tickets priced at AED 180 per person are fully redeemable against F&B provided by VIBE, Gudee and Bite Me Burger