Toploader will perform in Dubai this weekend


There will be Dancing in the moonlight with a host of indie rock acts…

A two-night indie rock festival is coming to Sports City this weekend, and if you were in the 1990s, you probably know the headliners.

Taking over The Square@ISD, Sports City’s new outdoor venue, Indie Rock Invasion will see a signature performance from UK rockers Toploader. The moonlight dance The hitmakers will be joined by Swedish trio Baskery on the first day of the festival, which will perform on Friday March 11.

Toploader previously performed in Dubai in 2013, and when they return this weekend, fans can expect to hear some of their most beloved songs, including Dancing in the moonlight, Achilles heel and Moment of my life.

On the second day of Indie Rock Invasion, the dance-rock group Republica, famous for songs such as Gorgeous Drop Dead and Ready to go will headline, backed by London-based singer-songwriter Emily Capell

Admission is free, but you must first register here to access it. Music fans can also reserve tables for four, six or eight, from 200 Dhs for a table of four, which comes to 50 Dhs per person.

Alongside a range of live music, pop-up bars will keep guests hydrated with a range of drinks, and there will be a host of vendors selling American, European, Asian and Middle Eastern dishes. Doors open at 7 p.m., with live acts starting at 9 p.m.

Square@ISD Dubai is the city’s newest outdoor live event space, which kicked off an exciting new slate of events last weekend with a blues festival. Hussein Murad, the venue’s Managing Director, said before the launch: “We are delighted to launch The Square@ISD Dubai, a new world-class center for concerts and entertainment in Dubai, aligned with the national vision to offer exceptional experiences to Dubai visitors and locals. »

Indie Rock Invasion, The Square, Dubai Sports City, from 7 p.m., Friday March 11 and Saturday March 12. Tel: (0)55 365 7076

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