Surprise Surprise

In Numbers: Emirates Airline Jazz Festival

16 Jan 2014

Olly Murs, The Wanted, Jamie Cullum, Colbie Caillat and Stone Temple Pilots are all lined up for the forthcoming Dubai Jazz Festival. Dubbed a unique take on rock, pop and jazz, it’s planned for 13-20 February in Dubai Festival City, with local acts including Juliana Down also on the bill. Here are the key notes…

8
Days the festival will run

11
Number of years the festival has been held

2
Position Olly Murs finished on the UK version of The X Factor in 2009 (Joe McElderry won)

66
Age of Carlos Santana, star of Latin band Santana, who play on 20 Feb

5
Members in boy band The Wanted (Max, Siva, Jay, Tom and Nathan) 

15 
Number Carlos Santana came on Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

Dhs295
Cost of a regular ticket
Dhs995
Cost of a VIP ticket

55,000
Fans who went to the event in 2012 – it was totally mega!

INFO: www.dubaijazzfest.com