DUBAI: Pop fans across the region are set for a treat this weekend as the Formula 1 Etihad Abu Dhabi Grand Prix offers a line-up of international stars during its after-race concerts series, from Nov. 23-26.
DJ Calvin Harris, hit-maker behind anthem “Feels,” is set to take to the stage on Thursday night as the first major act at this year’s event. The Grammy Award-winning record producer currently has more than five billion streams across all major streaming services and 11 consecutive platinum singles.
F1-goers can expect to dance along to singles such as “This is What You Came For”, “How Deep is Your Love” and “Summer.”
Superstar singer Pink is set to headline the final night of festivities on Sunday with her well-known anthems, including “Get the Party Started,” “So What” and “Try.” Since her debut in 2000, the 37-year-old star has had seven smash hit records and 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Sandwiched in between is Grammy Award-nominated hip-hop producer and rapper J. Cole, who has performed to crowds in the UAE before, and will bring his unique sound to the stage.
UK-based alternative rock band Mumford & Sons is also set to perform with their sing-along hits “Believe,” “I Will Wait” and “Little Lion Man.”
The concert series will take place at the Yas Marina Circuit and all race viewing tickets include access to the post-race concerts for the relevant day.