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Updated October 2023

Many fashion enthusiasts establish communities as places where they can express their interests and engage fellow connoisseurs. Footwear enthusiasts in Dubai similarly have their own space in the form of an annual event called the ‘Sole DXB’.

 

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To those of you who’s looking forward to build your street fashion cred, here is some information on the event.

What is Sole DXB?

Sole DXB is an annual festival in the UAE which features a footwear exhibition for sneakerheads. Since its first inauguration in 2011, the festival has grown into a bigger event comprising art and music performances. 

Sole DXB 2023

2022 had more than 30 participating brands on the ground to showcase their products at the event. The previous year’s event and theme involved Arabic elements designed by Moroccan visual artist Hassan Hajjaj. Several artists and DJs performed at the event, along with talk shows by experts and big names in the community, to enliven the atmosphere.

The lineup for Sole DXB 2023 is yet to be announced. We will update the article as soon as it is announced. But looking at last year’s lineup, the year’s lineup is going to be way more fun and exciting!

Artists lineup 2023

The artist lineup for 2023 is yet to be announced. We will update the article as soon as it is announced. But the lineup for 2022 was:

Saturday:

  • Central Cee
  • Ari Lennox
  • Bas
  • Coast contra
  • Rapsody
  • The Yussef Dayes Experience
  • TAC

Sunday:

  • Jorja Smith
  • AMINÉ
  • Marwan Pablo
  • Mumu Fresh
  • Anik Khan
  • Khadija El Warzazia
  • Muzi
  • Freek
  • Felukah

DJ lineup 2023

The DJ lineup for 2023 is yet to be announced. We will update the article as soon as it is announced. But the lineup for 2022 was:

Thursday:

  • Khalil
  • Snips
  • Dijok

Friday:

  • DJ Moma
  • Frezidante
  • Dan Greenpeace

Saturday

  • Andre Power
  • Sasha Marie

Sunday

  • House of Yanos
  • Doowap
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • Natasha Diggs

Talkshow 2023

The talkshow lineup for 2023 is yet to be announced. We will update the article as soon as it is announced. But the lineup for 2022 was:

Saturday:

  • Elise Swopes
  • Narcy
  • Mumu Fresh

Sunday:

  • Bas
  • Hassan Hajjaj

Sole DXB 2023 date

This year’s event dates have been announced. The event will be held from Friday, December 8, until Sunday, December 10. 

Sole DXB 2023 tickets

Tickets for Sole DXB 2023 are yet to be live for sale!

For last year’s event, visitors were able to purchase either one-day pass tickets or three-day pass tickets for these prices:

  • Single Day Pass Friday: AED175
  • Single Day Pass Saturday: AED345
  • Single Day Pass Sunday: AED345
  • Weekend Pass (presale): AED349
  • Weekend Pass: AED545
  • Stage Front Weekend Pass (presale): AED695
  • Stage Front Weekend Pass: AED795

Vsit the Sole DXB website to purchase yours

Sole DXB 2023 location

Sole DXB 2023 will be located in Dubai Design District. This venue has been used for Sole DXB events since 2014. 

 

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