VIRGIN RADIO REDFESTDXB 2018 – Press Release

THE CHAINSMOKERS, RUSS, KELLI-LEIGH, AND ANTHONY TOUMA PLAY ON DAY ONE OF VIRGIN RADIO REDFESTDXB

The Chainsmokers will headline day one of Virgin Radio RedFestDXB 2018.

The EDM-pop duo will be performing their worldwide hits ‘Closer’, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ and ‘Roses’ to thousands of fans on Thursday, February 8th, 2018.

Tickets for the festival go on sale from Thursday, starting at AED395 for single day tickets and from AED695 for weekend access.

Girish Bhat, Managing Director of Done Events said: “Redfest now in its 5th year, and is an established festival in the Dubai events calendar, we promise the festival fans a good combination of music activation’s and food all adding to the festive vibe that Redfest is known for.”

Hip-Hop/R&B Rapper Russ, known for hit singles ‘What They Want’ and ‘Losin Control’, from his debut album ‘There’s Really A Wolf’ is also confirmed to play, with fans from around the GCC expected to make their way to Dubai to see him perform.

Virgin Radio RedFestDXB is in its fifth year, tune in to The Kris Fade Show on Wednesday morning with day-two artists announced at 7:20 am.

“This year’s festival will see more big names than ever before and we are happy that fans can experience the content we broadcast on-air, in person at the festival.” Said Mahmoud al Rasheed, General Manager of the Arabian Radio Network, operator of Virgin Radio 104.4.

“Year five will be bigger than ever and listeners will be kept up to date with the festival on Virgin Radio 104.4 throughout the build-up period” added Greg Worthington, Chief Operating Officer of ARN

Kelli-Leigh is also confirmed to fly from London to Dubai to perform her hits on the main stage.

James Craven, Managing Director of Live Nation Middle East added “The world-class lineup underlines Virgin Radio RedFestDXB as the biggest pop festival in the region”

French-Lebanese artist Anthony Touma rounds out the performances from day one but Virgin Radio resident DJ Dany Neville continues the party on the main stage until the curfew at midnight.

RedFest fans can find out more about the festival at http://www.redfestdxb.com/ 

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KESHA, MARSHMELLO & BEBE REXHA TO PLAY ON DAY TWO OF VIRGIN RADIO REDFESTDXB

Award-winning electropop superstar Kesha has been confirmed to perform at day two of Virgin Radio RedFestDXB 2018.

The superstar artist has sold over 100 million records worldwide and will perform hits including ‘We Are Who We Are’ and ‘Tik Tok’ on Friday, February 9th, 2018.

Also confirmed to perform is one of the world’s hottest names, Marshmello, with a performance set to wow the crowds at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.

American singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha also joins the lineup, with the 28-year-old Brooklyn resident excited to head to the city to be a part of the event.

Virgin Radio 104.4’s Dany Neville will then continue the post-event party with his DJ set on the main stage.

Virgin Radio RedFestDXB is in its fifth year and the lineup is bigger than ever before, with tickets starting from AED395 for single day tickets and from AED695 for weekend access.

Fans can purchase tickets from Ticketmaster and Virgin Megastores across the UAE, with Virgin Radio broadcasting live from Virgin Megastore Mall of the Emirates all day Thursday to launch ticket sales.

Over 75,000 fans have attended Virgin Radio RedFestDXB over the last four years and the festival has become a major part of the annual music calendar in Dubai.

Fans can find out more about the festival at www.redfestdxb.com /ends
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About ARN

The Arabian Radio Network is the largest and most successful radio network in the Middle East, with nine radio stations representing every major community in the UAE.

Radio stations include Tag 91.1, Al Khaleejiya 100.9, Al Arabiya 99, Dubai 92, 92 Smooth, 92 Rock Virgin Radio 104.4, Virgin Radio Chill, Virgin Radio Beat, Dubai Eye 103.8, City 101.6, City Dil Se, City Dance, Hit 96.7, Hit Classics and Radio Shoma 93.4.

Headquartered at Dubai Media City, ARN is part of the Arab Media Group. For further information visit: www.arn.ae

About Done Events

Done Events, a subsidiary of Arab Media Group, were established in 2005, and work locally, regionally and internationally offering both live entertainment and corporate event management solutions. Done Events is one of the regions largest event promoters. Recent shows have included Eric Clapton, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, The Eagles as well as comedy performances by John Bishop and Michael Macintyre. Future concerts include One Direction in April 2015. Done Events also produce two of the Middle East’s biggest music festivals, RedFestDXB and Blended.

For more information visit us at www.doneevents.com or contact us at info@doneevents.com For further information visit: www.arn.ae

About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

Live Nation Middle East has been operating in the region since 2008. It has brought a diverse range of events to the Middle East including Russell Peters Almost Famous World Tour, Dubai Music Week featuring Jason Derulo, Ellie Goulding and Thirty Seconds to Mars, Dora the Explorer’s Pirate Adventure, BLAZE, and Madagascar! Live.

Ticketmaster Middle East was formed in 2013 and is now the leading ticketing company in the region, having ticketed a range of music, sporting and family events in the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Facebook: Live Nation Middle East | Twitter: @LiveNationME | Instagram: @LiveNationME

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, AND ARTISTS INTERVIEW REQUESTS PLEASE CONTACT

Farida Parekh, Public Relations Manager, Arabian Radio Network fparekh@arn.ae +971505750715