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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 10 December 2018

The Weeknd to perform at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2018

The singer-songwriter will perform at the after-race concerts in November

The Weeknd performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festiva. Amy Harris / Invision / AP
The Weeknd performs at the Coachella Music & Arts Festiva. Amy Harris / Invision / AP

Singer The Weeknd is coming to Abu Dhabi.

As part of the 2018 Etihad Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend in November, the Canadian-Ethiopian artist has been announced as the Yasalam After-Race Concert headliner. He will perform on Friday, November 23.

John Lickrish, Flash Entertainment CEO, said “The Yasalam After-Race Concerts have brought the biggest and best acts from across the globe to the Abu Dhabi stage time and time again, and marking our tenth year makes the 2018 line-up extra special.”

The Weeknd joins a long list of international names who have been part of the racing weekend festivities, including Beyonce, Pink, Calvin Harris and many others.

Tickets are available online at www.yasmarinacircuit.com.

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Listen to John Lickrish on the history of F1 concerts:

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Calvin Harris performs at the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures