Seven Emirati Pianists’ “Year of Zayed” concert on Friday, 11th May

No fewer than seven Emirati pianists will be performing a concert later this week as part of the “Year of Zayed” celebrations.

For more details of this concert, which is to be held in the Royal Ballroom of the ‘0ne&Only Royal Mirage Hotel’ in Dubai from 8-10 pm on Friday, 11th May, go to:-

https://www.dcc.ae/event/uae-local-talents-7-pianists-one-composer-dedicated-to-the-year-of-zayed/#

Al Ain Choral Society Christmas Concert on Tuesday, 12th Dec.

The popular Al Ain Choral Society Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday, 12th December at the Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club’s Grandstand venue. This grandstand building is located very close to the Golf Club. The door opens at 6 pm. and the concert starts at 7 pm..Al Ain Choral Society

The concert tickets are priced at AED. 80 for adults and AED. 40 for children under 12 years old. The ticket price includes a light finger buffet and a programme of seasonal music. Tickets are available from members of the Al Ain Choral Society, or email gkershaw@gmail.com .

This concert has its own Facebook events page:-https://www.facebook.com/events/1509175749137820/

Another AAMF – the 5th – is over!

The fifth edition of the Al Ain Music Festival -in its new format-concluded successfully last Friday, 24th November.

Young Hands & Voices concert 24 Nov. 2017 10aEarly that evening, the “Young Hands & Voices” concert enthralled a large audience at the Al Ain Academy. Our congratulations go to Yaremi Ledesma Alvarez,   (on left in this photo),   for all her efforts in organising this fine event.

Chronicles of Khan at the Luce on 24 Nov 2017Later in the evening, at the nearby Danat Al Ain Resort Hotel, The Chronicles of Khan made their Al Ain debut performance in the Luce Restaurant. We thank Khan and his band (photo) for playing a splendid set for us.

And, indeed, our thanks go out to all the performers and organisers of all seven events of the Al Ain Music Festival 2017 for presenting and producing another very varied, highly enjoyable and successful community-based music festival across the oases of Al Ain!

Final AAMF 2017 Update

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AAMF 2017 UPDATE:-
After last Friday’s very enjoyable and well-attended “All About the Jazz!” concert at the Rotana Hotel’s Zest Garden, the Al Ain Music Festival 2017 concludes at the Danat Al Ain Resort Hotel’s Luce Restaurant this Friday, 24th November.

The Chronicles of Khan rock band will be performing ‘unplugged’ in the Danat Hotel’s Luce Italian Restaurant from 8 pm. . However, as the Luce Italian Restaurant isn’t a very large venue, we recommend that fans of rock music should take their places earlier tomorrow evening.

This will be The Chronicles of Khan debut performance in Al Ain, after their recent performances at many large festivals in their home city of Dubai, and elsewhere within the region. Don’t miss out on this rare chance to hear them play live in Al Ain!

Earlier, from 6 pm. on Friday evening, about one hundred talented young musicians from a dozen local schools will be performing at the AAMF’s “Young Hands and Voices concert at the Al Ain Academy‘s auditorium in Al Sarooj District. This is the second edition of this concert, which builds upon a successful beginning at Al Qattara Arts Centre last November.

This concert’s organiser, Yaremi Ledesma Alvarez, has informed us that all of the auditorium’s seats, which had been available for this concert, have now been reserved. So, it’s going to be a very full house!

AAMF squiggleFinally, if you have any photos and/or video clips of AAMF events which you would like to share with us, please feel free to post them to us via Facebook Messenger or by emailing us at:- alainmusicfestival@gmail.com .