Parokya ni Edgar. Image Credit: Supplied

Top Filipino artists and bands will descend on Dubai for a two-day music festival dubbed Pinoy Music Jam 2018 in Zabeel Halls 3 and 4 at the Dubai World Trade Centre on November 15 and 16. The concert will be one of the largest Filipino musical festivals of the year in the region, featuring a mix of bands.

Some of the biggest names in the industry will be performing such as Parokya ni Edgar, who are known for their original rock novelty songs as well as satirical covers of popular foreign and local songs. The concert will also feature Angeline Quinto, known as the Queen of teleserye themes; Kyla, dubbed the Philippines’ Queen of R&B; and comedian-singer K Brosas.

Also performing are indie-alternative rock band Autotelic; Silent Sanctuary, a five-piece Filipino rock group known for injecting classical instruments into their contemporary offering; alternative rockers Sandwich with lead vocal icon Raymund Marasigan; indie folk/folk-pop band Ben&Ben; and IV of Spades, who were named New Artist of the Year by Myx Music Awards.

The two-day Pinoy Music Jam 2018 expects some 20,000 Filipino music enthusiasts.

“We are happy to announce the biggest gathering of Filipino musicians in the UAE. The two-day musical festival Pinoy Music Jam 2018 will be the largest concert in the country for Filipinos and it will be in line with the Dubai’s recognition for hosting the most fascinating and popular megaevents,” said Hallow Talabani, founder and president of UK Worldwide Group.

Tickets, priced at Dh95, are now available online.