You Only Live Once so WHY NOT?!!!!!

  • Mission Control X launches Why Not! Mazzika Festival, part of their YOLO string
  • Fans can book their tickets for ‘Why Not! Mazzika Festival’ at Coca-Cola Arena from

The inevitable is unpredictable, our motto; WHY NOT! Because You Only Live Once “YOLO”.  Don’t count the days but make the days count – Mission Control X brings the biggest Music Extravaganza of the year WHY NOT! MAZZIKA- the musical leg of the WHY NOT! – YOLO! string, that reminds us life is too short, let’s venture and rejoice at every opportunity.  Dare to jump off with us?  YOLO!

Mission Control X premiers WHY NOT! MAZZIKA, the first of its WHY NOT! Festivals and Concerts at Dubai’s world-class, multi-purpose venue, Coca-Cola Arena. This one-day festival features some of the most inspiring and progressive Arabic Indie bands from around the globe. WHY NOT! MAZZIKA delivers a lineup of some amazing contemporary Arabic rock bands and artists who provoked the status quo, risked it all only to revolutionize music in this new age of social media.

With millions of followers from around the globe, meet Sharmoofers– a bunch of full of life, witty and exceptionally talented musicians, Sharmoofers is undeniably one of the most popular and most listened to Reggae-infused Rock Bands of its time in the Arab world, Cairokee – Egypt’s voice of reason, the band is the country’s rock revolution with its exceptionally popular politically inspired music, Massar Egbari – A distinct blend of Rock, Jazz & Blues amalgamated with the trancing Oriental Music, this unique ensemble of 4 musicians is one of the Arab world’s most followed and appreciated Rock Bands, Mahmoud El Esseily– One of Egypt’s music world gems, he is certainly your guy if you relish the ultimate conventional and dreamy feel-good music that teleports you to a parallel universe instantly, H.O.H – One of the most successful alternative music rock bands in the region, this trio has changed the Arabic Music Scene with their eclectic music. With Hany Adel from the popular music band West el-Balad, Hany el-Dakkak from the well-renowned Masar Egbari and Ousso Lotfi from the much followed Nagham Masry, HOH band is based on blending the trio’s music experiences together in one project and last but not the least, Disco Misr – A brainchild of two talented DJ’s mixing up the exotic oriental music with an exciting twist of Funk & Disco, this young duo is on everyone’s playlist nowadays. These are the extraordinary Artists that will headline the debut edition of WHY NOT! MAZZIKA 2019. This amazing line up ensures there’s a definite mixture of musical genre to this festival that is expected to set the tone to the YOLO Festivals.

“WHY NOT! MAZZIKA is a thrilling new concept that not only capitalizes on artists’ massive digital following, but also aims to bring the underground to the foreground. This series of festivals and concerts is about witnessing bold steps the featured performers have taken to attain their goals and how we too can reflect and navigate through our own maze of adventures to take a chance” said Aleksandra Gorokhova, Marketing Manager, Mission Control X

“With its commitment to bring the best in out-of-home entertainment to the Middle East, BookMyShow is excited to partner with Mission Control X and bring to fans the ‘Why Not Mazzika Festival’. With its unique blend of talent from the levant region, we feel that Why Not Mazzika has the potential to become an annual addition to Dubai’s music calendar and we look forward to being partnered for a long time to come.” stated Mr. Sudhir Syal, CEO – Middle East, BookMyShow, when asked more about their liaison with this exciting Event.

“Coca-Cola Arena is proud to announcewelcome its first-ever Arabic language live music show – the WHY NOT! MAZZIKA festival.

“As the region’s premier live performance and events venue, Coca-Cola Arena is committed to hosting a broad spectrum of artists as well as exciting and eclectic concerts.

“This milestone live show will appeal to a wide demographic of fans and is perfectly aligned with our core strategy of welcoming the very best on-trend singers and performers from around the region and the world.

“The WHY NOT! MAZZIKA festival will see major digitally-driven artists transfer their passions and acclaimed talents into a live stage show for what promises to be a truly iconic and sublime evening of music and entertainment at Coca-Cola Arena” says Guy Ngata, AEG Ogden’s CEO of Coca-Cola Arena.

WHY NOT! YOLO is produced for those influenced by a mind-set of ticking off their bucket lists and achieving goals no matter how exhilarating. What could be more thrilling and exciting than witnessing an ensemble of some of the most popular and chartbusting Bands and Artists in one night? You Only Live Once series will deliver exclusive events starting with the grand WHY NOT! MAZZIKA, bringing a great set of musicians to the city’s new Coca-Cola arena.  Fear of missing out? Then don’t! Tickets are available at with limited Early Bird tickets priced at just AED 195. For more information on ticket details visit Book ahead to beat the queues and don’t let life’s roadblocks become your hurdle, take a chance – YOLO

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