Ras Al Khaimah Brings Its Mountains to Life with Rock Vs Classic Concert

Ras Al Khaimah Brings Its Mountains to Life with Rock Vs Classic Concert

Category Public Relations

Date 17 Apr 2018

Ras Al Khaimah is set to take musical performances to new heights by hosting its Rock Vs Classic concert at the top of the UAE’s highest peak, Jebel Jais this May 4 and 5, 2018.

The two-day concert brings together Moscow’s symphony orchestra in a unique mash-up with some of the greatest rock artists of all time. Featuring Bill Champlin- former CHICAGO front man, Bobby Kimball lead singer of TOTO and Dave Bickler Former lead singer of SURVIVOR, the concert will bring together the musical genres under the direction of award-winning artist and conductor, Vladimir Rylov.

The unique event, set at 1600 metres above sea level, will be a dazzling live performance and reiterates Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) efforts to grow its lifestyle entertainment to attract more guests to the Emirate as it aims to reach 1 million visitors by the end of 2018.

Haitham Mattar, CEO, RAKTDA said: “We always strive to create amazing experiences for our guests utilising Ras Al Khaimah’s most iconic landmarks. Nightlife and entertainment is an important part of our strategy to grow the destination and attract a diverse range of visitors looking for experiences and adventure beyond the traditional sun and sand holiday. This concert will be unique in terms of line-up and location and we hope visitors will join us from far and wide to experience all Ras Al Khaimah has to offer.”

The concert will assemble a large orchestra to cover classical and art-rock instrumentation on a specially-constructed mountain stage. Featuring a complex and sophisticated light show utilising cutting-edge technologies to create an incredible musical experience.

Tickets for the concert start from AED300 and are available at Virgin Megastores. Ticket holders going to Jebel Jais can reach the concert via shuttle buses for AED 10 from Ras Al Khaimah Chambers Building at 4:00pm.

The Rock vs Classic concert is in partnership with Marjan Island and in sponsorship of Stevin Rock, RAK Rock and Hilton Garden Inn. The event is organised by Double E, For more information about the Rock vs Classic concert, please visit www.jebeljais.ae/event

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