Idris Elba to headline elrow XXL in Dubai


The Hollywood A-lister takes to the stage on 17 February.

Get ready party people because another exciting music festival is coming to Dubai. Elrow XXL promises to be one of the biggest events of the city this year, welcoming Hollywood star Idris Elba as the headlining act on February 17 at Dubai Design District (d3).

Popular DJ and musician Idris Elba, known for his Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning performances, has played for massive crowds at Coachella, Ministry of Sound and was also resident DJ at Hï Ibiza with techno guru David Guetta.

Apart from Idris Elba, you get a chance to listen to artists such as Armand Van Helden, Sam Devine, Sonny Fodera, Alisha, Arielle Free, R3WIRE, Wade and Chelina Manuhutu.

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Set against the backdrop of Dubai Canal, get ready for The Party of Eternal Happiness at elrow XXL’s colourful El Traingulo de las Rowmudas (The Rowmudas Triangle) stage.

Taking place from 17-18 February, elrow XXL will also be dishing out tasty fare from food trucks for you to try out. A gaming area and facepainting counters will also be at the venue, making sure you have an unforgettable experience.

Promising to be a music festival like no other and with tickets for Day 2 already sold out – which means this is your chance to grab them while you can.


Date & Time

17-18 February


Dubai Design District


For more information, visit dubai.platinumlist.net

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Shaheera Anwar

Hungover on her love for Middle East, Shaheera is back on the UAE soil. But this time, it’s the capital that has caught her attention. When she’s not writing or overthinking life, Shaheera likes to laze around with her family, catch up on Netflix and scroll away on Twitter. She’s also a millennial trying to learn the ropes of TikTok in the hopes of going viral someday – the good kinda viral *fingers crossed* She tweets @ShaheeraAnwar