Sandance At The Atlantis … Featuring The Killers … Of Monsters & Men … & The Wailers …

So this last Friday Perry and I headed to Sandance … we met up with his Uncle and the rest of their family for lunch at their hotel on the Palm and then headed over to the venue at the Atlantis Hotel on the beach in the mid afternoon … we got there in time before the crowds became too big and got to watch the sunset as the afternoon turned to evening …

All the pictures in this post are from my iPhone expect the first one taken by a photographer at the event as we arrived …

Sandance_Mina_PerryWe relaxed with a pitcher of cocktails before the first act came on just as the sun had set … The Wailers were brilliant playing a lot of the classics from the days with Bob Marley …

20131013-073958.jpg 20131013-073948.jpg 20131013-074009.jpg 20131013-074019.jpg 20131013-074030.jpgBefore things got too busy on the sand …

20131013-074041.jpg 20131013-074052.jpg 20131013-074102.jpg 20131013-074113.jpgShortly after this came Of Monsters and Men … a relatively new band from Iceland with some popular tracks … they were also really good and I really enjoy their music …

20131013-074123.jpg 20131013-074135.jpg 20131013-074147.jpg 20131013-074202.jpg 20131013-074214.jpg 20131013-074228.jpg 20131013-074244.jpg20131013-074335.jpgWe took a walk over to the food court area to grab some dinner … and I totally loved the signs for the toilets … a very appropriate depiction …

20131013-074312.jpgViews of the Stage from the Food Court right at the back of venue … Pretty good lines of site from everywhere really … even at the very back …

20131013-074259.jpg 20131013-074323.jpgFinally the main headliners were The Killers … and while their performance was incredibly energetic I am pretty sure they ramped up the volume on the speakers and such by atleast double …

20131013-074349.jpgMy poor ears were so painful after and I ended up with a really sore throat from shouting so much to Perry who was stood right next to me …

The venue provide free shuttle buses for everyone dropping people off at different places around Dubai to avoid the long line of people waiting for taxis … while we were on our bus back to the Marina it became quite clear I was suffering from some temporary hearing problems … I couldn’t hear what Perry was saying even though he was right next to me … he had to lean right in and talk into my ear before I heard what he was telling me …

Thankfully my hearing was back to normal by the morning … although I’m sure I’ve suffered some permanent damage as a result even if it is only minor … next time I’m taking ear plugs … it was painful and not at all enjoyable having temporarily impaired hearing and I don’t intend on going through that again …

Other than that we had a great time and all the acts were great to see live … we bumped into a few friends while we were there too which is always a nice surprise …

That is it for now …

Till next time …

Mina X

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3 thoughts on “Sandance At The Atlantis … Featuring The Killers … Of Monsters & Men … & The Wailers …

  1. Sorry to hear about your hearing damage , surely if you putting ear plugs in there no point going as you won’t hear anything!! P

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