Pop rebel Robbie Williams is coming to Dubai

He may be good, he may be outta sight – and he’s coming to Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah for a concert one January night.

Ex-Take That member, current solo pop superstar and all-round entertainer Robbie Williams is coming to Dubai for a concert on the 24th January.

It’s part of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) celebrations – which will be raging with retail sales and extravagant entertainment all January long. The concert will take place at Palm Jumeirah’s The Pointe, a thrilling venue that supports a floating stage, and recently hosted a fellow member of Brit-pop royalty in the form of Dua Lipa.

He’s been part of the boy-band, Take That (until 1995, then rejoined in 2006), he’s had a brief dalliance with acting (perhaps most notably voicing the titular character in 2005’s ill-received Magic Roundabout reboot ‘Dougal’). He’s been a judge on the UK’s X-Factor, a presenter and he even fronted a UFO documentary back in 2006.

But it’s his solo work that will be on display on the 24th where he’ll be performing hits from his 12-year solo career. And you’re right to be excited about hearing hits like ‘Candy,’ ‘Let me Entertain You,’ and ‘Rock DJ,’ but it’s his own X-factor that often gets people buzzing.

Williams enjoys a reputation as one of the most exciting pop showmen on the planet today. His energy, cheeky persona and frequent interaction with the audience make him a popular pick to see at live gigs and festivals. Making good on his pledge to ‘Let Me Entertain You.’

Need-to-know:

  • Tickets are on sale now and cost AED 295 through www.ticketmaster.ae.
  • The event starts at 4pm and is standing room only, so concertgoers are being urged to get to The Pointe as early as possible to secure their spot.
  • After the concert there’ll be a huge post-show firework display.
  • To ease congestion a comprehensive shuttle bus service is being provided. You can find the full schedule and location of shuttle buses at www.thepointe.ae.

We’ve probably all eaten a little too much over the holidays – yes, it’s true – but there’s always room for Candy…

4pm, 24th January. The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah. Tickets AED 295 on the Dubai Calendar app and at www.ticketmaster.ae.

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