- Sherine Abdel Wahab, Majida El Roumi and Dr. Abadi Al-Johar all confirmed to headline concerts in October, December and January
- Live performances will take place at Maraya – centerpiece of AlUla’s vibrant music and entertainment scene
AlUla, Saudi Arabia – : AlUla Moments released details on its highly anticipated concert series running throughout the 2023/24 season, announcing three more artists who will perform live over the coming months.
With her powerful stage presence and soulful voice, Egyptian sensation Sherine Abdel Wahab is making her way to the ancient oasis city on Friday, October 27. Since rising to prominence in the early 2000s,Sherine has captivated audiences across the Arab world with a diverse musical repertoire spanning pop, folk, and ballads, while her participation over three seasons of The Voice talent show also sealed her status as one of the Arab music scene’s most celebrated names.
Also confirmed for the concert series on Friday, December 29 is Majida El Roumi, the Lebanese Diva who has been an ever-present figure on the regional scene since the 1970s. With a cherished discography spanning classic Arab hits, Lebanese folk songs, religious hymns, and patriotic anthems, Majida’s albums have been highly successful commercially and critically. She has also won many awards throughout her career, including a World Music Award for ‘Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist’ in 2006.”
Looking further ahead to 2024, Saudi musician, singer, and composer Dr. Abadi Al-Johar is another star set to perform – on Friday, January 12. One of the most popular Khaleeji singers in the Gulf, Abadi has composed around 50 albums since he began his musical career in 1968. He has collaborated with many top Arab artists in the decades since and is renowned for his own compositions and hits such as ‘Awazel’ and ‘Eyaunek’.
“We’re thrilled that Sherine, Majida, and Dr. Abadi are joining us for our upcoming concert series,” said Rami AlMoallim, Vice President of Destination Management and Marketing at the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU): “These artists have enjoyed enormous success throughout their careers and everyone traveling to AlUla will be well aware of their popularity and accomplishments. Each have incredible reputations for their ability to perform live and we cannot wait for fans and visitors to experience this.”
Each of the three concerts will be held at Maraya, the multi-purpose venue and centerpiece of AlUla’s vibrant arts and entertainment scene. Besides its pictueresque location, this stunning mirrored building located in the Ashar Valley’s desert canyon houses state-of-the-art facilities and has hosted a wide range of events and performances in recent years.
The concert series will perfectly complement the always-on calendar of events for AlUla Moments. Tickets for Sherine Abdel Wahab’s concerts are available for sale now, while tickts for Abadi and Majida will be available for sale soon.