Jack Daniel’s to host gig in Dubai airportBy Becky Paskin
Jack Daniel’s has partnered with Emirates Leisure Retail and Dubai Airports to host its first airside gig.
The music event, featuring Dubai acoustic guitarist Abbo, will be held at the airport’s Jack’s Bar & Grill in the evening of 27 November and early morning of 28 November.
Tony McIver, the area director for Jack Daniel’s, said: “Jack Daniel’s has been associated with music practically since its inception in Lynchburg, Tennessee. While it is most closely identified with Frank Sinatra and many of the music industry’s greatest bands and singers, Jack Daniel’s has been a long-time supporter of live music events, large and small.
“It is fitting that Dubai Airport’s first airside music event take place in the world’s first Jack Daniel’s Bar & Grill. The event will give hundreds of travellers passing through one of the world’s busiest airports a chance to relax and enjoy some terrific music and maybe enjoy a Jack Daniel’s or Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey cocktail while they do it.”
Abbo, who is originally from the UK where he served in the Royal Air Force as an engineer, plays sets in locations around the world, including New York, Doha and Manila.
The event is open to all travelers making their way through Dubai International Airport’s Concourse A, who can also take the opportunity to purchase and engrave a bottle of Gentleman Jack, Silver Select, Sinatra Select and Woodford Reserve from Dubai Duty Free.