- Katy Perry, Maroon 5 flying in to headline 16-day mega music event
- Fahad Al Kubaisi, Yara, Rahma Riad to woo Khaleeji music lovers
- Winter of live entertainment comes to Qatar on heels of football fiesta
December 3, 2019; Doha, Qatar: CELS Events, part of CELS Group, have announced their appointment as exclusive producer and promoter of the inaugural ‘Qatar Live’ – a mega series of music concerts taking place in Doha from December 4-19, 2019.
Set to be the biggest and most spectacular music event in Qatar, Qatar Live is commissioned by Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council in association with CELS Events and coincides with Qatar hosting the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup 2019 (November 26-December 8) and the FIFA Club World Cup 2019 (December 11-21).
CELS Group is proud to partner with Qatar Live and join the consolidated initiative to bring and present world-class entertainment acts to Qatar and make the country a top winter destination.
Conceptualised to provide exceptional world-class entertainment for football fans, local residents and visitors, 16-day Qatar Live caps an incredible year for CELS Group; testimony to the many years of experience in managing live international events in Qatar, the Middle East and around the globe.
Commenting on CELS’ role in planning, producing, promoting and managing the venues for the upcoming Qatar Live mega event, Alessandro Gaffuri, Founder and CEO, CELS Group, said: “We are thrilled with this appointment, engaging communities is what we do and Qatar Live will be captivating and spectacular, creating favourite meeting places to capture audiences and bring them together at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center and Katara Cultural Village.”
Renowned contemporary artists who will take the stage live at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) from December 13-19 include global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5, international Latin music star Maluma, and international music legend Cheb Khaled.
Khaleeji music lovers will be enthralled from December 4-7 when some of the Middle East region’s most famous music stars, including Qatari musician Fahad Al Kubaisi, Yara, Rahma Riad, Ibrahim Dashti, Hatim Ammor and Omar Al Abdallat perform at Katara Cultural Village and DECC.
To ensure the success of Qatar Live, CELS Events will harness its proven expertise in planning, producing, promoting and organising high-octane concerts with top international artists spanning the music and showbiz industries and creating experiences that are cherished forever.
In this regard, CELS ideates, builds and performs breathtaking experiences for varied audiences – experiences that not only Inspire and excite, but are also cherished forever.CELS Events has organised over 120 concerts featuring more than 100 renowned artists.
Some of the international artists CELS Events has worked with include:
Skunk Anansie, Morcheeba, Asaf Avidan, Ian Anderson, Steven Wilson, Alan Parson Project, Steve Hackett, George Benson, Tower of Power, Tribal Tech, Esperanza Spalding, Raphael Gualazzi, Ministri, Sud Sound System, Gemitaiz, The Flaming Lips, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club Feat.,Incognito, Dianne Reeves, Spyro Gyra, Take 6, Enrico Pieranunzi, Emis Killa, Entics, Clementino, J-Ax, Planet Funk, Noemi, Eiffel 65, Gabri Ponte, SEAL, Ok Go, Joan As Police Woman, dEUS, Steve Lukather, Peter Hook performing Joy Division, The Original Wailers, Joe Sample feat., Randy Crawford, Mike Stern e Dave Weckl, Emma, Marco Carta, Ivan Lins,The Manhattan Transfer, Eliane Elias, The SugarHill Gang, Terence Trent D’Arby, Nomadi, Nek, Raf, Marracash, Malika Ayane, Yellowjackets, Velvet, Finley, Simple Minds, George Benson, Spandau Ballet, Anastasia, Cyndi Lauper, Ale&Franz, Fichi D’India.
Qatar Live show dates, artists, venue:
- December 4: Yara and Ibrahim Dashti (Katara Amphitheater, Katara Cultural Village)
- December 7: Rahma Riad, Fahad Al Kubaisi, and Omar Al Abdallat (DECC)
- December 13: Cheb Khaled (DECC)
- December 13: Hatim Ammor(DECC)
- December 15: Katy Perry (DECC)
- December 16: Maluma (DECC)
- December 19: Maroon 5 (DECC)
Music events schedule: http://qatarlive.qa
Tickets and ticket information: https://tickets.virginmegastore.me/qa