Alicia Keys returns to AlUla to perform one night only special

The award-winning singer and songwriter will be performing for the first time at Maraya on February 11…

Get into an Empire State of mind with 15-time Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys’ “One Night Only” concert at the Maraya Concert Hall in AlUla.

Taking place on February 11, the exclusive concert will be the first time Keys will perform at AlUla. However, she is no stranger to the city after visiting last year, captivated by the desert and the ancient civilisations who’ve resided there.

Alicia Keys

The singer-songwriter’s return to AlUla will feature Keys in all her glory and musical greatness as she’ll be performing her fan-favourite hits and music from her latest album, ‘Keys’.

In addition to the live concert, Keys, together with HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, Saudi Arabia’s first female Saudi Ambassador to the US, will host a Town Hall titled “Women to Women” on February 12. The event will focus on female empowerment initiatives and the Kingdom’s plans to pursue a progressive vision.

Commenting on her return to AlUla, Keys shared, “There is no denying the beauty and enchantment of AlUla. I have always been an explorer, and I adore discovering ancient places and what has been left behind of times long gone. But there is something more. I met women business owners who had a powerful sense of creating meaningful experiences. I visited a women’s music school in the Old Town and got to see first-hand the continuation of the timeless artisan traditions here. I feel the future emerging in a way I was never aware of before.”

Keys added, “And as an artist, I feel a sense of belonging and connection – with nature, with humanity, with the magic of this special place. I have enjoyed doing these ‘One Night Only’ shows all over the world in special once in a lifetime locations. I’m excited to add AlUla to the very exclusive and special list.”

This special event will be presented by Good Intentions, a global creative agency founded by Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean – Keys’ husband – and partner, Noor Taher.

The “One Night Only” concert takes place the same weekend as AlUla Desert Polo and the Desert X AlUla art event.

One Night Only Alicia Keys Concert, Maraya Concert Hall, AlUla, Feb 11, 8.30pm. The ticket price for the concert starts from SAR792. ExperienceAlUla.com

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