Eagles In Dubai
Eagles To Perform In Dubai For The Band’s First Time Ever In The Middle East In Concert at The Sevens Stadium on APRIL 12, 2012
The Eagles will appear in concert on April 12 at 7he Sevens Stadium in Dubai, marking the first-ever Middle Eastern performance in the band’s 40-year history. The Eagles – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit – will perform a two hour concert featuring classic hits such as Hotel California, Desperado, Life In The Fast Lane, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, Heartache Tonight, and Take It To The Limit. Middle East fans will also be treated to solo hits from band members such as Boys Of Summer, Life’s Been Good, Dirty Laundry and Rocky Mountain Way.
Tickets will go on sale Wednesday February 1 at 9am local UAE time through various online ticketing outlets. In the meantime the public can register for pre-sale information at www.eaglesdubai.com.
“Having promoted shows in the Middle East for more than a decade this is still just about the most requested band of them all,” said Thomas Ovesen – COO of DONE Events. “To finally promote a concert with the Eagles is fantastic and we know fans from all over the region as well as India and Far East Asia will share our excitement – see you all in Dubai on April 12.”
DONE Events is also proud to announce Hard Rock Cafe Dubai as presenting sponsor of the Eagles concert. “Hard Rock is thrilled to partner with iconic band the Eagles for their upcoming Dubai performance,” said John Galloway – Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Hard Rock International. “This event, part of Hard Rock Cafe Dubai’s grand opening celebration, is a perfect way to showcase the important role live music plays within our brand.”
Armand Simonian – President of Hard Rock Middle East said, “We cannot think of better artists than the legendary Eagles to commemorate the reopening of Hard Rock Cafe Dubai at our new Dubai Festival City location.”
7he Seven Stadium will play host to the Eagles and the anticipated 25,000 strong crowd. “We are really excited to be hosting one of the biggest bands the world has ever seen at our venue,” said Jim Fitzsimons – General Manager of 7he Sevens Stadium. “The Eagles have so many memorable songs, it will be great to hear them echo out across the Sevens pitches!”
The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earning five #1 U.S. singles and six GRAMMY® Awards. Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 is the best-selling album of all time, exceeding sales of 29 million units. The band’s Hotel California and Their Greatest Hits Volume 2 have sold more than 16 and 11 million albums respectively. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.