UB40 adds reggae flavour for Dubai food lovers

Iconic 1980s frontman Ali Campbell entertains guests at Taste of Dubai 2015
Ali Campbell was joined by Astro and Mickey.
Ali Campbell was joined by Astro and Mickey.


Guests in the British Airways VIP Lounge at this weekend's Taste of Dubai 2015 not only enjoyed some of Dubai's best culinary delights, but the sound of some classic tunes as one of the most recognisable voices in reggae pop music, Ali Campbell, made an appearance with friends Astro and Mickey.

The UB40 trio wowed VIP lounge guests, British Airways executives and corporate customers with an acoustic set that featured some of the biggest hits in British reggae-pop music history.

Campbell said: “It’s been an exhilarating experience performing in Dubai, a city that has not only played host to some of the biggest and most talented music artists in the world but is home to an eclectic mix of people from different cultures.”

As Taste of Dubai’s official VIP Lounge and airline partner, British Airways invited guests to enjoy the the hospitality event on Friday 13th March at Dubai Media City.

Paolo De Renzis, area commercial manager, Middle East and Central Asia, said: ‘Over the last eight years we have enjoyed a successful partnership with Taste of Dubai. This year, we are delighted to have offered all our elite partners and VIP Lounge guests at Taste of Dubai a chance to ‘fall in love’ again with some of the most unforgettable British melodies of the '80s.”

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