Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) launched Qatar Live this week – a series of music concerts and festivals taking place in Doha from 5 to 19 December.

UPDATE: CELS Events, part of CELS Group, have announced their appointment as exclusive producer and promoter of the inaugural Qatar Live. CELS Group is joining the consolidated initiative to bring and present world-class entertainment acts to Qatar and make the country a top winter destination.


The events were organised to align with the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 (26 Nov to 8 Dec) and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ (11 to 21 Dec) to provide world-class entertainment for football fans, visitors and local residents.

Global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5, international Latin music star Maluma, and international music legend Cheb Khaled are set to perform in Doha between 13 and 19 December at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).

From 5 to 7 December, some of the region’s most famous music stars will also perform at Katara Cultural Village and at DECC. The line-up features Qatari musician Fahad Al Kubaisi, Yara, Omar Al Abdallat, Ibrahim Dashti, and Rahma Riad.

For fans of electronic music, Qatar Airways and QNTC are also bringing the Daydream Festival to Qatar for the first time, on 12 and 20 December at The Ritz-Carlton Doha. The world-renowned festival takes place each year at different locations around the world, bringing together the best DJs in dance and electronic music.

The line-up of DJs for 12 December include Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, Robin Schulz, Sam Feldt, Matt Sochon, and Wankelmut. Featured on 20 December are DJs Afrojack, Lost Frequencies, Mark Knight, Steff Da Campo, and Matt Sochon. Tickets for all events can be purchased at from 4 pm (AST) on 20 November.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Secretary-General of QNTC, HE Akbar Al Baker, said they are thrilled to launch the Qatar Live series of music concerts and are looking forward to welcoming everyone to Doha.

With the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ happening during the same period as these music events, it’s going to be a really exciting time to be in Doha for residents and visitors alike. To celebrate, we are offering passengers special fares and packages to Doha during this time.’

Spectacular Music Events this December with Qatar Live Campaign

Special Offers from Qatar Airways

From now until 21 December, Qatar Airways is offering special fares on Economy and Business Class flights for global passengers visiting Doha. For visitors travelling from Kuwait and Oman, Qatar Airways Holidays is offering special packages that will cover flights, hotels, airport transfers and concert tickets when travelling to Qatar. For travellers from the rest of the world, packages and stopovers covering hotels and transfers are available through Discover Qatar. Visit from 4 pm AST on 20 November to learn more about these special offers.

Qatar Airways Group has also partnered with Katara Hospitality as hotel partner for these special packages. A memorable experience awaits guests of all ages across Qatar from these participating hotels: The Ritz-Carlton, Doha; Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel; Sharq Village and Spa; Al Messila Resort and Spa; Simaisma Resort; Sealine Beach Resort; The Avenue Hotel; and Movenpick Hotel Doha. Details of packages can also be found through this link,, from 4 pm AST on 20 November.

Schedule of Musical Events

  • Yara and Ibrahim Dashti (4 Dec/Katara)
  • Rahma Riad, Fahad Al Kubaisi, and Omar Al Abdallat (7 Dec/DECC)
  • Daydream Festival (12 and 20 Dec/The Ritz-Carlton, Doha)
  • Cheb Khaled (13 Dec/DECC)
  • Katy Perry (15 Dec/DECC)
  • Maluma (16 Dec/DECC)
  • Maroon 5 (19 Dec/DECC)

Stay tuned on for updates and more information on the Qatar Live campaign. Visit the Marhaba Events Calendar for more information about the upcoming concerts.