Kicking off the first night of the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after-race concert series, DJ Calvin Harris lit up du Arena. The 33-year-old appeared on an elevated stage, to the delight of thousands of concert goers.
He started off his epic set exactly at 9pm with crowd favourite Sweet Nothing, a popular collaboration with Florence and the Machine. He then transitioned to another crowd favourite with Rihanna’s This Is What You Came For.
With lasers, fire and smoke, the world’s highest paid DJ managed to seamlessly transition songs from top hits on the billboards to fan favourites (like a remix of House of Pain’s Jump Around) to keep the energy going throughout the night.
The Abu Dhabi Formula One After-Race concert series continues with J Cole, Mumford and Sons and Pink from November 24-26 at the Du Arena, Yas Island. Doors are open from 6pm.
Access to the shows is only available for those purchasing tickets for the corresponding race day. Tickets are available online at www.yasmarinacircuit.com, through the Yas Marina Circuit Call Centre (800 927) or +971 (0) 2 659 9800.
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