Renowned French musicians Delphine Haidan (mezzo-soprano), Philippe Bernold (flautist), and Francois Chaplin (pianist) will perform at the One&Only Royal Mirage ballroom on March 10. The trio will perform waltzes from Chopin, Schubert’s lieders and arias from grand operas. Doors open at 7pm, concert starts at 8pm. Tickets start from Dh250 at

Turkish DJ Mahmut Orhan, the man behind one of 2016’s summer anthems, Feel, is set to spin the decks at Iris Dubai’s Le Brunch session on March 10 playing a mix of deep house, indie dance and nu-disco music. Reservations required, call 
056 951 1442.

PureInk is hosting a fourth session of international music party series All Day I Dream of Cities in the Cloud on March 11 at the Design Quarter in d3. The line-up features Bulgarian artist Gorje Hewek, Izhevski Powel and Dubai-based DJ Josephine. From 1pm-10pm; tickets for Dh180 at

Beliebers, if you haven’t bought your tickets to Justin Bieber’s May 6 concert, now is a good time before they sell out. The popstar will be performing at the Autism Rocks Arena as part of his Purpose World Tour and tickets are on sale from Dh335 at (If you’re going to the show, leave early – it’s the same venue that saw Guns N’Roses fans queue for hours to enter last weekend.)

The second edition of the Mother of the Nation (MOTN) Festival will take place at Corniche Beach, Abu Dhabi from March 26-April 4. Celebrating Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak’s vision and values, this year’s festival will include exhibitions, performances, installations, and food and beverage outlets. The festival will also have a Mother of The Nation Pavilion as a tribute to Shaikha Fatima. Tickets to the festival priced Dh20 are already on sale at

It’s time to geek out on the best of popular culture and comics at the Middle East Film and Comic Con. Fantasy worlds, comic books, Manga series, sci-fi and more come alive from April 6-8 at the Dubai World Trade Centre with panels featuring celebrity guests such as Matt Parkman from Heroes and Liam Cunningham – better known as Davos Seaworth of Game of Thrones – graphic novelists and artists, animators, cosplay competitions (bottom) and musical performances. Single-day tickets are Dh100 and early-bird three-day pass is Dh200 at