Newton Faulkner to headline musicDXB Ten Hour Takeover

Dubai, UAE – June 25, 2018 – For the first time ever Dubai International (DXB) will be the host of a ten hour music festival across the airports terminals, headlined by British singer-songwriter, Newton Faulkner. The festival, featuring a line-up of talented artists from around the world, will be held from Thursday 28 to Friday 29 June, catching the peak travel hours of one of the busiest weekends of the year – so far.

Faulkner, who’s double platinum debut album was released nearly a decade ago, will be celebrating the launch of his sixth studio album, Hit The Ground Running, here in the UAE during his visit. Having completed sold out tours across the UK, Europe and Australia, he is heading to DXB to perform his hit songs Dream Catch Me and I Need Something, along with the new single and first to be released here, Fingertips, at the musicDXB Ten Hour Takeover in Concourse B near to gates B24-32.

On other stages around the airport will be locally nurtured talents like singer Stephon LaMar, originally from North Carolina but has called Dubai home for five years, Stephon has opened for the likes of Enrique Inglesias in front of 30,000 people. Also on the bill is Aman Sheriff, who recently supported the Stereophonics at Media City Amphitheatre and the bluesy vocals of Jay Abo, who was recently shortlisted as Best Original Act award at the Time Out Dubai Music & Nightlife Awards 2018.

The musicDXB Ten Hour Takeover will start from 19:00 on Thursday 28 June, where Aman Sheriff will play in Concourse D. Over in Concourse B, Newton Faulkner will take the stage at 23:00 and excite and entertain travellers through to the early hours. Stephon LaMar will perform in the link corridor between Concourse B and C from 00:30 on the morning of Friday 29 June, followed on the same stage by a trio of Arabic musicians and then closing the festival from 03:00 will be Jay Abo.