Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie to perform in the UAE as part of Dubai Shopping Festival

They collaborated on the hit song 'Rockabye' with Sean Paul

Clean Bandit, top, and Anne-Marie, below, are coming to the UAE as part of Dubai Shopping Festival. 
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It’s been a quiet year for live music because of the pandemic, but 2020 is set to end on a musical high note.

Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie will perform on Friday, December 18, at Burj Park, in Downtown Dubai, as part of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). Tickets for the show, which cost Dh50, are now on sale.

The two artists previously collaborated on the hit song Rockabye (which also featured Sean Paul), but are also known for other tracks, too. British singer Anne-Marie is known for 2002, Friends and her collaboration Rewrite the Stars (from The Greatest Showman) with James Arthur.

British electronic group Clean Bandit, meanwhile, have worked with artists including Jess Glynne on Rather Be and Zara Larsson on Symphony.

Other performances announced for DSF include DJ Alan Walker at Coca-Cola Arena on Thursday, January 7, British comedian Jack Whitehall on Thursday, January 14, and Pakistani singer Atif Aslam on Friday, January 15.

The 26th Dubai Shopping Festival runs from Thursday, December 17, to Saturday, January 30. The six-week event will feature live concerts, markets, art installations and stage shows, as well as sales, promotions and competitions.

Highlights will include the opening weekend, which promises "an amazing line-up of events including concerts by world-famous music stars, stunning light and fireworks shows".

As the festival takes place over New Year's Eve, it is expected there will be  celebrations to mark the new year.

Anne-Marie and Clean Bandit will perform on Friday, December 18, at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai. Tickets are Dh50 from