Courtesy of Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) in partnership with The Social Studio, residents and visitors “can enjoy the comedic stylings of ‘Daily Show’ host and comedian Trevor Noah, be entranced by EDM artiste and DJ-producer Marshmello, and be swept away by Arabic music icon Kadim al-Saher”, according to a press statement.
Mashal Shabik from QNTC said, “We are pleased to host renowned international entertainers in Doha this ‘Summer in Qatar’. Our biggest programme yet, we are thrilled to offer an array of live entertainment and build sustainable offerings through the year. Urban and family entertainment is a core tenet of our tourism offering, and we continue to develop options for everyone to enjoy the season-long programme to the fullest.”
All shows will take place at Qatar National Convention Centre.
The festivities begin with the annual Doha Comedy Festival on July 12, headlined by Noah. DJ and EDM artiste Marshmello will bring his unique fashion and musical stylings to Doha for the first time, with a live concert on July 25. Having sold over 100mn albums, the king of Arabic music, al-Saher will have performances on August 16 and 17.
Tickets for all performances are now on sale through https://tickets.virginmegastore.me/qa
Hamzeh Zahr, managing director of The Social Studio, said: “‘Summer in Qatar’ cultivates Qatar’s accomplishments, especially in live entertainment, as it hosts a collection of international and regional music and comedy mega stars. This reinforces Qatar’s position as an authentic and contemporary destination, offering one of the largest concert and show line-ups in the region.
“This achievement is the result of the tourism vision for Qatar, and the leading role played by the Qatar National Tourism Council, which we will continue to partner with to curate a vibrant, rich and diverse cultural experience for visitors, locals and residents.”
Live music concerts and shows are all part of the entertainment schedule of the ‘Summer in Qatar’ programme, offering an array of cultural performances and family-friendly entertainment. For a complete summer experience, residents and visitors can also tap into discounted airfares as well as hospitality and retail offers that continue until August 16.