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Khalid and Afrojack to perform at Bahrain F1 after-race concerts

The concerts will be held at the Bahrain International Circuit

Khalid is among the most streamed artists in the UAE. Getty
Khalid is among the most streamed artists in the UAE. Getty

RnB star Khalid will make his regional concert debut as part of the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix.

The announcement of the gig completes the after-race concert line-up for the event, to be held at the Bahrain International Circuit from Thursday to Sunday, March 19 to 22.

Unlike the Abu Dhabi F1, the Bahraini race’s concert series run over two nights. Khalid performs on the second night, Saturday, March 21, alongside DJ Don Diablo. Fellow Dutch EDM star Afrojack headlines the first after-race concert the night before. Access to both concerts are free if you have a Bahrain F1 ticket, which begin from 30 Bahraini dinar (Dh293) from www.bahraingp.com

With Khalid being so close to us, is the idea of a UAE show viable?

While no Abu Dhabi or Dubai show has been announced, and Khalid’s schedule is free enough to entertain the offer, grand prix concerts are normally regionally exclusive to bring people to the event.

If a UAE show ever happens, the singer, 22, should expect a rapturous reception. According to Spotify, he was the third most streamed artist in the UAE.

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Updated: February 25, 2020 04:49 PM

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