Hip-hot star J. COLE completes the 2017 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX Yasalam After-Race concerts line-up! COLE will join the internationally-renowned DJ Calvin Harris playing Thursday 23rd November, UK-based rockers Mumford & Sons playing Saturday 25th November, with global icon P!NK closing out the weekend on Sunday 26th November
CALVIN HARRIS Thursday 23 November
Kicking off four days of celebrations, on Thursday 23 November the internationally-renowned DJ Calvin Harris will return to the Capital and ignite the 2017 Yasalam After-Race Concert series of high energy and world class musical talent.
Grammy Award-winning record producer, songwriter and DJ Calvin Harris stands as the figurehead for modern dance music, having broken world records and dominated global music charts. He became the first British solo artist to reach more than one billion streams on Spotify and currently has over 5 billion streams across all major streaming services and 11 consecutive platinum singles.
His music videos have amassed more than 7.2 billion combined views online, with his singles “This is What You Came For”, “How Deep is Your Love”, and “Summer” all having surpassed the 1 billion mark individually.
J. COLE Friday 24 November
The platinum listed, hip-hop producer and recording artist, and Grammy nominee J.Cole promises to set the du Arena crowd alight with tracks including those from his latest album ‘4 Your Eyez Only’, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified platinum in April 2017.
MUMFORD & SONS Saturday 25 November
UK-based alternative rock band Mumford & Sons are confirmed to play on Saturday 25 November. The band will put on an amazing show, having mastered the art of entertaining large crowds while headlining at Glastonbury Festival and playing to 65,000 people at Hyde Park. The group will get the crowd going with favourites such as ‘Believe’ ‘The Wolf’ ‘The Cave’, ‘I Will Wait’ and ‘Little Lion Man’.
Their three previous studio albums took the UK and US charts by storm, and Mumford & Sons have garnered a raft of major music awards throughout their career, including ‘Best British Band’ at the Brit Awards, and a coveted Grammy Award for ‘Album of the Year’.
P!NK Sunday 26 November
Topping off the party on Sunday 26 November, P!NK, regarded as one of the best-selling female pop icons is lined up to close off the race weekend.
Redefining the title ‘rockstar’, P!NK has remained a household name of floor-bouncing pop and chart-rocking singles, including “Get the Party Started”, “So What” and “Try”. Since her debut in 2000, the 37-year-old singer has set a new standard in the industry with seven smash hit records and 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Especially known for her live theatrics and mesmerizing stage presence, After-Race audiences are set for a concert experience unlike any other.
Two remaining concerts Friday & Saturday will be announced later in the campaign alongside local talent, exciting fitness and more.