Sole DXB announced as the next major festival in Dubai

Sole Dxb Is Making Its Return To The City This December

Add this hip hop and RnB festival to your list of the best upcoming festivals in Dubai


This is certainly music for the soul, or should we say Sole! Just another major festival announced for Dubai!

One of Dubai’s most highly anticipated youth and contemporary culture festivals in the region Sole DXB is gearing up for a spectacular return from 13 to 15 December to Dubai Design District (d3).

Sole DXB is a Dubai-based festival owned and developed by Sole, the leading voice in the youth and contemporary culture scene.

Its multiformat programming encompasses three nights and two days of live music, DJ sets, fashion, film screenings, talks, workshops, sports tournaments, youth clinics and serves as the premier experiential platform for the world’s top brands.

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Last year the festival joined forces with Nas-backed entertainment company Mass Appeal, as the official partner for Hip Hop 50 in the Arab world.

The 2023 edition of the festival was headlined by Busta Rhymes and saw 31K+ people, from 85+ countries, with over 100 performers, designers, speakers, and 80+ brands participating over three nights.

Throughout the years, past performers and guests have included the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, Jorja Smith, Big Daddy Kane, Oddisee, Tobe Nwigwe, Koffee, Sho Madjozi, Bas, Stormzy, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Petra Collins, Scottie Pippen, Kerby-Jean Raymond, Central Cee, Bas, Marwan Pablo, Omar Offendum, Khadija El Warzazia, Nadine El Roubi, Rapsody, Mumu Fresh and more.

Stay tuned to Sole DXB’s social media channels or sign up for their newsletter at, for further announcements on lineup, programming and what to expect at this year’s edition.


For further information, visit SOLE Digital

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Shane Reynolds