Beats on the Beach is back, and you need to be there! Get down to the free international music festival, which has historically showcased an amazing line-up of talent from Jason Derulo and Fatboy Slim to J. Cole and Assi El Hellani. Gracing the stage this year are International superstar Sean Paul, Arabian songstress Nancy Ajram, Filipino mega-star Yeng Constantino, former X-Factor Arabia finalist Adham Nabulsi, charismatic hip-hop star Travis Scott and fast-rising British urban duo Krept and Konan, plus one final act to be announced soon.
Thursday, November 24
Kicking off the weekend with fast paced beats is fast-rising British urban duo Krept and Konan. Filipino sensation Yeng Constantino whose awe-inspiring vocals has garnered awards and a dedicated fan base, will be headlining the opening of the musical festival on Thursday, 24 November. A legend in the Filipino community, Yeng’s own rise to superstardom will be mirrored by the local talent on display with ETC 2015 champions S.O.S. (Secrecy Over Supremacy), who will return to the Beats stage after thrilling tens of thousands last year. Fans of local talent can also catch the finale of ETC 2016, with the three soon-to-be-announced finalists battling for the final top prize.
Friday, November 25
The excitement is only getting started when the Friday, 25 November, Beats crowd is rocked by the return of master of the mic Sean Paul. The Grammy Award-winning Jamaican international superstar has set the sand alight with beats once before and will return with a thrilling performance. Bringing the regional flavour to a night of endless beats is the biggest Pan-Arab boyband, The5 alongside X-Factor Arabia hit-maker, Adham Nabulsi, who are set to take the already jumping crowds to new heights on Friday. Known for their unique talent at bringing Arabic music at its best to their fans, each act is sure to leave its special mark in people’s hearts.
Saturday, November 26
Leading songstress Nancy Ajram is set to close the weekend on a legendary note for Saturday, 26 November. The inspirational singer, known for not only jaw-dropping vocals, but her ground-breaking role as the first female ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa by UNICEF, will set a new standard of entertainment across the Corniche. charismatic hip-hop star Travis Scott will pump up the beats on the night, while local talent and crowd favourite's Bull Funk Zoo will join the regional star on the Saturday night.