MUSCAT: Jebel Sifah, is gearing up to host the city’s biggest annual music festival, Sifah Stock.
Kicking off on February 28th and taking place at Jebel Sifah’s picturesque beach, this much-anticipated event is attracting Omani and international musicians, along with hundreds of music fans from across the Sultanate.
The unmissable family-friendly music affair, in partnership with the OITE Group of Companies, promises two days of music, food, fun and friends with a carnival feel.
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Jebel Sifah has been bringing innovative and exciting events to the destination to create new experiences for homeowners and Muscat residents.
The stellar line-up includes the headline act Point of View, an award-winning rock quintet from Dubai, The What?, Bausher Boys, Marshalls, 123 Orion, Gold Star, 50 Degrees, Drop D, Livewire, Pulse & Soul and Smokin’ Guns. The event gets underway on February 28 at 5pm and continues on March 1 at 2pm until 1.30am. Sifah Stock will also feature a wide variety of food trucks serving up the tastiest food and beverages in town. There will be a dedicated children’s activity area.
Jamie Houston, Destination Director at Jebel Sifah said, “Jebel Sifah is proud to be hosting one of the largest music festivals in Oman and supporting local and international talent.
“We continually strive to bring to Muscat’s residents a range of unique and successful events, attracting an audience of varied interests; from sports enthusiasts in the widely successful annual Spartan Race, to music lovers in the upcoming Sifah Stock. We are looking forward to greeting the Muscat community to the second edition of Sifah Stock, a family-friendly music event for everyone to enjoy. With bands coming from across the region we are ready to greet a multitude of multinational music fans.”
Aside from opting for overnight accommodation at the intimate Sifawy Boutique Hotel and Le Sifah Resort Apartments, music lovers can immerse themselves in the true festival spirit and enjoy a night under the stars at the Sifah Beach and Oasis Camp. Jebel Sifah offers luxury self-catered tented accommodation for groups with full amenities including electricity, water, mattresses, separate bathrooms and showers with a secure perimeter fence and CCTV. The camp is just 7km from Jebel Sifah marina and right on the beach.
Amr Abdullah Baabood, OITE CEO, said “We are thrilled to announce the second edition of the Sifah Stock music festival, which is set to be the most exciting and all-encompassing music celebration ever to be held in Oman. Music is deep-rooted in Omani culture as a result of an outward looking and multicultural society, where it is enjoyed across all ages and backgrounds. Sifah Stock showcases and brings together the best of Oman’s musical talent, fusing it alongside Jebel Sifah’s astonishing beauty of sea and mountains.”
Developed by Muriya, Jebel Sifah has been crafted as a contemporary expression of Oman’s rich heritage and vibrant culture, reflecting the stunning local surroundings. At the heart of Jebel Sifah is the picturesque Marina, home to the four-star 67-room Sifawy Boutique Hotel. Jebel Sifah is also home to a state-of-the-art marina and a 9-hole Harradine Golf Course managed by experts Troon International.