x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Muse to rock at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend

The Grammy Award-winning British band will be the headline act on Saturday for the Formula One weekend, organisers announced today.

Matt Bellamy the lead guitarist and vocalist of Muse. The British band will headline the Saturday after race concert.
Matt Bellamy the lead guitarist and vocalist of Muse. The British band will headline the Saturday after race concert.

ABU DHABI // The British rock band Muse will be the headline act on Saturday for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One weekend, organisers announced today.

The Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling group of Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard are one of the biggest rock acts in the world known for their fusion of varied music genres including progressive rock, alternative rock, heavy metal, classical music and electronica.

The UK band is expected to perform a selection of hits from their six albums, including their latest album The 2nd Law, released in 2012; Madness and Supremacy.

Muse join a stellar line-up for Yasalam 2013's four nights of after-race concerts, which include the Arab superstars Amr Diab, Hussain Al Jassmi and Elissa on the opening night, Thursday, October 31. The UK electronic band Depeche Mode will close the weekend on Sunday, November 3.

Concert organisers Flash Entertainment say they will announce the Friday night headline act in the coming months.

Ticket holders for the 2013 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be able to attend all four concerts as part of the entry ticket privileges - called Y1 Access - which also include two complimentary invitations to the Thursday and Friday after-race concerts, Golden Circle upgrades, and 20 per cent discount on selected Flash events throughout the year, including Tom Jones, Rihanna, Creamfields Abu Dhabi and the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.

F1 ticket holders will receive an SMS with an exclusive password and more details on how to claim their discount.

For full information on the programme, benefits and privileges of Y1 Access, visit www.yasisland.ae.

The 2013 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be held at Yas Marina Circuit from Thursday, October 31 to Sunday, November 3. Tickets are available from www.yasmarinacircuit.com or via the call centre 800 YAS (927).