x Abu Dhabi, UAE Thursday 20 July 2017

Who will perform at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race-day concert?

A press conference will be held in Dubai next Tuesday. Find out more...

ABU DHABI // Let the rumours begin. This time last year The Rolling Stones were the names on everyone’s lips to headline the evening of the Abu Dhabi Formula One race-day – but it was American rapper Eminem who actually performed.

This year’s event has also brought it’s fair share of rumours, and on Tuesday afternoon all will be revealed.

The name of the main act will be announced at a press conference, organised by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, Yas Marina Circuit and Flash Entertainment, on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

There will also be an update on the this year’s race, which is to be to be held at the Yas Marina Circuit on November 3.

The first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was held in 2009 and the main act after the race was the American band, Kings of Leon. The following year it was the American singer/songwriter Prince and in 2011 the former Beatle, Paul McCartney.

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