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Music hands on

The Sample Music Festival, which showcased the latest equipment for turntable and DJing fanatics, saw visitors of Prolight + Sound Middle East test their skills on the show floor in front of an audience of audio aficionados.

In addition to the ‘hands on’ experience that brands such as Denon DJ,  Pioneer DJ and Venutech offered visitors, industry leaders Ableton and Native Instruments also put on workshops and product demos.

This year marks the fifth instalment of the international network of Prolight + Sound events worldwide, and is co-located with Light Middle East 2019, the region’s dedicated exhibition, conference, and awards for lighting design and technology.
 

Trip down the melody lane

Bringing back the nostalgia, the trinity of 90s playback singing , Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu will be performing live in Dubai on October 18 at Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre.
 
This would be the Asia premiere of the “Legends Forever” show which brings together the popular singers on the same stage for the first time ever in Asia, said the organisers.

A must-attend concert for the ardent lovers of Bollywood music, the event will have the legends belt out biggest hits from their innumerable collection of songs, they added.
 
Yagnik has sung more than 20,000 songs in over 1,000 films while most of her duets are with Kumar Sanu and Udit Narayan.

"UAE has the highest number of Indians living outside India and there couldn’t have been a better place to launch this superb combination," remarked Shirish Srivastava, the managing director of meraticket.com, the promoters and organizers of the event.

"The most loved singers of the 90s will be transporting the audience back to that era with their super hit songs and a splendid performance," stated Srivastava.

"So, get ready to groove to the super hits as the trio will perform their solo and duets songs from their countless list: Ek Do Teen, Papa Kehte hai, Pehla Nasha, Jaadu Teri Nazar, Ghar se Nikalte hi, Choli ke peeche kya hai, Ek Dilrooba hai, Ankhiyan Milaon Kabhi, Dil bhi Kitna Pagal hai, Bazigaar O bazigaar, Meri Mehbooba, Do dil Mil rahe hain being just a few," he added.

The tickets for the event are available exclusively on meraticket.com and start at Dh125 ($34). TradeArabia News Service

Superstar lineup

US singer and songwriter Lana Del Ray and music producer/DJ Marshmello have been confirmed as the headline performers for the Yasalam After-Race Concerts in Abu Dhabi this November.

Organised by Yas Marina Circuit and Flash Entertainment, the first live show will see DJ Marshmello rocking the crowd at the du Arena, Yas Island, on November, 28 while the November 30 show will see a performance by singer Lana Del Ray.

The announcement of Marshmello and Lana Del Rey means the star-studded bill for this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts is now complete, with Travis Scott taking to the stage on November 29 and The Killers bringing the curtain down on December 1.

With music lovers of all ages counting themselves as fans of the star line-up, this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts are sure to prove a huge hit with racegoers from more than 170 countries who will travel to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Clash on the dunes

Boxing history will be written in the sands of Saudi Arabia as heavyweight champions Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua OBE promise the colossal ‘Clash on the Dunes’ will go down as one of the most iconic fights of all time.

The highly anticipated rematch between Ruiz Jr and Joshua heads to Diriyah, on December 7 and is  part of the Diriyah Season, hosted by the General Sports Authority (GSA) of Saudi Arabia.

It will be the latest major sporting event to be staged by the GSA, which has brought WWE wrestling, the Italian Super Cup, European Tour golf and the World Boxing Super Series clash between Callum Smith and George Groves to the kingdom.