The synth-pop band will perform songs from its most recent album Paper Gods
Grammy award-winning English pop band Duran Duran will be the first to perform at the 16th edition of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival 2018, which will take place in the Dubai Media City amphitheatre from February 21-23.
The band, which grew from alternative rock to mainstream pop, is known for hit singles such as Notorious and Ordinary World. They achieved 21 singles in the Billboard Hot 100 and sold over 100 million records worldwide.
The festival will see it perform songs from its most recent album Paper Gods, which includes collaborations with the likes of Mark Ronson, Mr Hudson and Kiesza, organiser Chillout Productions announced.
“Duran Duran is one of those bands that stand out because they are timeless; they continuously deliver unforgettable music and will never need a makeover. February 21 will witness a show of pure bliss – just bring your dancing shoes,” said Anthony Younes, founder and chief executive of Chillout Productions.
Fans can enjoy early bird promo from December 6 at 12pm until December 8 at 12pm from the festival’s official website.
The Dubai Jazz Festival is an award-winning music event in the region. Since its inception in 2003, it has featured over 450 shows to more than 500,000 fans from over the world.