Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), the Dubai’s premier waterfront destination, will host Street Beats, a 10-day street music festival featuring more than (600) performances by 60 local and international artists from over 20 countries.
Set to run from 15th to 24th March, the event will transform JBR into an open-air stage, with performers taking over the destination with their catchy tunes and beats created on varied professional and impromptu instruments from violins to buckets. Guests will get to experience the best of street talent from the UAE, Europe and the Americas in a one-of-a-kind music extravaganza that is open to the public free of charge.
Performers will include Dub FX, a worldwide street performer and recording artist, The Saw Guy, an artist making music on saws, Doctor Bucketman, who turns buckets, pots and pans into drums, Simon Wood, pioneer of hang music, and Stranger Faces, a band that blends beatbox, bass guitar, and a Loop Station to play a self-invented genre of music – Lo-Fi Funk.
Among other international acts will be Morgan O’Kane, Mr Woodnote & Rhys featuring Eva, Tom Ward, Matsomoto Zuko, Machina, Jack Shepherd, Simon Wood – Hang Music, Chelsea Hart, The Tamarros, Mathew Lennox, Morf, Big Vic Experience, Adam Kadabra, A one-violin band Keyaki, Mr Bones, Rhysonic Wheel, Squeezebox Goddess, Rogier Kappers and his Glass Grinder.
Meanwhile, Yuliya Frants, Uday Narendra Jagda, Nagham Kamal Debal, Leone Murphy, Nadiia Stelmakh, Khalil Ghadri Acoustic Fusion Band, Jamil Georges Jabbour, Marin Angelov Bozev, Borislav Kamenov Valchev, Vesislava Hristova, Peter Daniel Antal, Lida Anagnostopoulou, Kateryna Oliinyk, Irena Mitevska Mileva will represent homegrown talent at the festival.
Since its launch in November 2017, the #WOWJBR campaign has transformed JBR’s 1.7 km promenade into a venue for a series of fun-filled weekend events.
The full schedule for #WOWJBR Street Beats is available at http://www.jbrdubai.net.