Tapestry of Sound Music Festival Makes an Explosive Opening!

ArtsNet UAE presents “Tapestry of Sound”, a free Music Festival, to be held during the weekend of May 11-13 at Manarat al Saadiyat!  

This first time music festival showcases our highly accomplished community bands and ensembles and also presents wonderful professional vocalists and musicians in the UAE. All participants are performing free of charge in support of this community festival. We now have 6 individual concerts rolled up into one weekend of entertainment.

The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority has generously offered their Auditorium at Manarat al Saadiyat free of charge for these 3 days.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to welcome so many fabulous performers to the Tapestry of Sound Music Festival!” Laura Roberts, Festival Producer and founder of ArtsNet UAE who has been a longtime supporter of community arts in the UAE.

Performers Lineup


7:30pm –   Abu Dhabi Folk Group, –  seasoned pros who love jamming live around AD! Their rep includes Irish folk songs, Blue Grass melodies and amazing fiddle playing!  


6:30pm – The classically focused Al Khubairat Singers led by Robert Millner and Cantus Abu Dhabi an a Cappella ensemble led by Karen Page.

8:30pm –  Local star act Adam Baluch, who has opened for Lionel Ritchie will perform his own songs as well as giving some favorite charts a flavor of his own all while engaging his audiences with his contagious charm. He is a one man band and show, playing 3 instruments, while creating live looping harmonies throughout his performance! This set includes the R&B soloists Kim Glaspie and Fatimah Rashed both of whom are frequently heard at the Pizza Express!


4:30pm – All women’s choir from Abu Dhabi directed by Sacha Kilgour Sand of Music

6:30pm – JUST VOICES Annual a Cappella concert presents Blue Fever, Cantus and Voices of Harmony all well established auditioned choirs in Abu Dhabi!

8:00pm –  Uptown from Pizza Express AD will perform fabulous jazz, latin, funk, soul and pop sounds sharing the stage with Kim Glaspie and Fatimah Rashed.

For updates to Festival schedule go to: artsnetuae.com Events page.

For reservations please write to artsnetuae@gmail.com –please select and mention which of the 6 concerts you’d like to attend. You will receive a confirmation and your seat will be held up to 15 minutes prior to show opening.


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