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City Walk Unplugged Season 2 Strikes a Chord: Battle of the Bands Showcases Rising Stars from over 30 Universities

by Belinda Breeze

The second season of City Walk Unplugged, in collaboration with Anghami, kicked off in October to elevate emerging musical talents and nurture their ambitions. With more than 30 universities participating, this edition features exciting prizes, renowned judges and captivating performances for every music enthusiast.

This year, the participating universities included Canadian University Dubai, Middlesex University Dubai, Westford University College, University of Stirling, University of Wollongong in Dubai – UOWD, Bath Spa University, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, Heriot Watt University Dubai and Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

14 standout performances move on to the semi-final round on November 17 and 18 City Walk, fountain area

The esteemed panel comprising Richard Hussein, A&R Consultant for MENA and Executive Producer for The Voice, The X Factor, and Coke Studio Middle East, Joelle Khoury Aouad, Casting Producer for The X Factor & The Voice, and Kamil Abi Khalil, Head of Production at Anghami carefully shortlisted the standout performances to perform on November 17 and 18.

The shortlisted bands will be performing on stage at the fountain area in City Walk. This action-packed weekend will be hosted by Brent Black, with Abri, the celebrity soulful singer, songwriter and front man of Dubai-based soul band ABRI, closing the evening on Saturday, November 17 from 9 pm to 10pm. The musical duo, ‘Music Travel Love’, featuring identical twins Bob and Clint Moffatt from Canada, will captivate the audience from 9pm to 10pm on Sunday, November 18.

Celebrity soul singer Abri to perform on November 17 and musical duo ‘Music Travel Love’ to take the stage on November 18

Be part of this incredible celebration of emerging artists as they showcase their talents for a chance to win AED 20,000, an exclusive radio interview, and a professional music video. Join us on 17 and 18 November, leading up to the grand finale on 25 November.

Visit the link below to know the shortlisted University bands and more details