The 1975 announce massive gig in the UAE

The pop-rock band will perform in Dubai in August

The 1975 announce massive gig in the UAE

Pop-rock superstars The 1975 are set to play up the road in Dubai this summer. 

Joining the likes of Maroon 5, Westlife and comedian Russell Peters, The 1975 are going to be bringing their relentlessly feel-good synthy, poppy, rocky tunes to Dubai's new Coca-Cola Arena on Wednesday August 14.

Thankfully, the arena is fully air-conditioned – in fact, it’s the only purpose-built, indoor, large-scale venue in the region.

But, back to The 1975, and why you need to be getting excited about their gig.

Having ignited break-up rumours after mysteriously deleting their entire social media presence in 2015, following the global success of debut album The 1975, the band whipped up a storm with second album I Like it When You Sleep, For You Are so Beautiful Yet so Unaware of It (what a mouthful, eh…).

With massive tunes like The Sound, Chocolate, Somebody Else and It’s Not Living (If It’s Not With You), the pop rockers have absolutely hit their stride again with third album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, released in 2018. Now in the midst of a global tour supporting the new record, The 1975 were one of the first acts worldwide to live-stream their entire Coachella 2019 headline set on YouTube – and they’re known for putting on a massive show, which fans will expect when they headline Reading & Leeds Festival in the UK soon after they visit Dubai in August.

Oh, and they're preparing for a new album release in 2019, less than a year after the release of A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.

Tickets will be available from 5pm today (Wednesday June 12) and you can pick them up from

Wed Aug 14. Coca-Cola Arena, City Walk,

More from Music

Now you have more reasons to go and watch the show

Watch pianist Hamad Altaee at Manarat Al Saadiyat

The musicians will be performing La Dolce Vita and Hooray for Hollywood

Brandon Flowers' US indie-rock band announced for Sunday Yasalam after-race concert

Build this soundtrack to the hottest months of the year


Follow us