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Zenith Festival is a ground-breaking music festival, which will be staged in Dubai in November 2018 and is a collaboration between Selective Memory – a leading Irish events promoter and renowned UAE Developer Crowngate International.


Selective Memory’s team have been integral to establishing market-leading music and arts festivals in Ireland (www.electricpicnic.ie, www.bodyandsoul.ie, www.forbiddenfruit.ie), Australia (www.fallsfestival.com) and Singapore (www.neonlights.sg). Zenith festival is their first venture into the Middle East’s music events scene and is done in partnership with Dubai-based Crowngate International, a leading global Real Estate Developer.


Crowngate International is a leading International Real Estate Developer, specialising in offering high performing and secure International properties in the UK, Europe and the

Middle East. Crowngate’s impressive real estate portfolio includes a premium beach-front hotel resort and Commercial Business Centre in the UAE, as well as luxury residential apartments & townhouses in the UK. Crowngate has a very strong presence in the GCC region.


Acts playing at the Zenith Festival in November 2018 include:


Caribou – A Canadian four-piece band led by Dan Snaith and are considered one of the most iconic and ground-breaking electronic acts globally over the last decade.  Their 2014 album ‘Your Love’ was nominated for a Grammy and reached the top 10 in UK charts while their previous album ‘Swim’ was named best album of the year 2010 by respectived publications such as Rough Trade, Mixmag and Resident Advisor.


Caribou’s renowned live concert performances have headlined at festivals such as Field Day and Latitude in the UK, Coachella in the US, Pitchfork in Paris and Primavera in Barcelona; as well as the globally iconic Sydney Opera House.


This will be their first ever show in the Middle East.


Rhye – A Canadian R&B act fronted by Mike Milosh.  A mosaic of emotive piano keys, physical percussion, buzzing analog synths, and expansive vocals, RHYE perform as a six piece band and have gathered a large fan-base worldwide, with songs such as ‘Open’ and ‘The Fall’ generating 44m and 16m listens on You Tube respectively.


This will also be Rhye’s first ever show in Dubai or the Middle Eastern region.