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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 19 December 2018

UK star DJ Sigala readies for Abu Dhabi after race gig

'I am so happy to be here for the race. The vibe here is amazing,' he says

Sigala will perform to an exclusive Abu Dhabi F1 party crowd tonight at Amber Lounge (Photo by Carla Speight/Getty Images )
Sigala will perform to an exclusive Abu Dhabi F1 party crowd tonight at Amber Lounge (Photo by Carla Speight/Getty Images )

With the racing action underway, DJ Sigala attention is now focused on his show tonight.

The British spinner, responsible for the hits Easy Love and Lullaby, will perform at the exclusive Amber Lounge F1 after party at the Yas Links Golf Club.

"I am so happy to be here for the race. The vibe here is amazing and the Amber Lounge team has treated me so well here and it is great to be part of this event," he said.

"It will be an interesting crowd, so I will just try to read them and see how they feel. I will play basically according to the vibe."

Beginning at 11pm, He is one of six DJs performing at the club various acrobats.

The Amber Lounge is the most exclusive party on Yas Island. It may cost you a pretty penny to go past security, but it is the place to be if you want to rub shoulders and get your selfies with F1 drivers.

Speaking to The National earlier, Amber Lounge founder Sonia Irvine – sister of former Formula One driver Eddie Irvine – said she plans to put on a special good bye celebration for the retiring McLaren driver and F1 regular Fernando Alonso.

“But I do want him to go out with a bang,” she said. “I did speak to his manager about ideas on how we can do something special for Alonso that night so we can celebrate with him and the other Formula One drivers as well.”

Amber Lounge after race party is tonight at the Yas Links Golf Club. Tickets, including free beverages and terrace seating, begin from Dh1,667 at www.amber-lounge.com/Abu-Dhabi

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