Tom Jones to open Dubai Jazz Festival in 2017

    Tom Jones has sold over 100 million records over the years.
    Tom Jones.
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    The Emirates Airlines Dubai Jazz Festival has announced that music legend Sir Tom Jones will be headlining the opening night of the festival due to be held at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre between 22 and 24 February 2017.

    Following his performance, Mariah Carey is scheduled to perform on 23 February while Latin recording artist Enrique Iglesias will close the festival on 224 February.

    Tom Jones’ music appeals to fans across ages. He has sold over 100 million records and is best known for hits such as “It’s Not Unusual”, “Kiss”, “Delilah”, “What’s New Pussycat”, “Green, Green Grass of Home”, “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again”, and “If I Only Knew”.

    The artist also took the role of a coach on the fourth series of The Voice UK, working alongside will.i.am, Rita Ora and Ricky Wilson.

    Anthony Younes, CEO of Chillout Productions, founders and organisers of the Dubai Jazz Festival commented: “With a line-up that features heavyweights such as Sir Tom Jones, Mariah Carey and Enrique Iglesias coming together to celebrate our 15th anniversary, we fervently hope to establish the UAE and the Dubai Jazz Festival as important destinations for outstanding live events. At the heart of this mission is our goal to provide memorable and unique experiences for music fans all over the world.”

    Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.ae . Early bird prices are at AED 445 for the Golden Circle and AED 275 for Regular. Standard prices are at AED 1,295 for the VIP Deck, AED 795 for the Fan Pit, AED 525 for the Golden Circle and AED 325 for Regular.

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