x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

F1 weekend: what's going on

Kanye West at the Yas Arena, Jessica and Ashley Simpson are hosting a party at Etoiles, a Sugababes acoustic set and more.

Friday

On the island...

Kanye West at the Yas Arena

Grand Prix Ticket holders only.

Gabrielle, an acoustic set

Longitude Bar, Yas Hotel, Yas Island Dh800 at thinkflash.ae

Basement Jaxx, Kelis, Tine Tempah, Rudy play at the SkyBar in Flash Forum from 11pm-4am Tickets Dh500, purchased from thinkflash.ae

On the beach..

Beat Antenna, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Haifa Wehbe take up the Beats on the Beach stages Free Entry 7-12.30am

Elsewhere...

Jessica and Ashley Simpson are hosting a party at Etoiles in the Emirates Palace Free Entry. 10pm - late

The Chequered Flag Ball takes place at the InterContinental Abu Dhabi. UK singer Beverley Knight will entertain sports stars such as Eddie Jordan and David Coulthard. Five-course dinner and champagne reception. For tickets go to www.chequeredflagball.com

Saturday

On the island...

Linkin Park at the Yas Arena

Grand Prix Ticket holders only

Sugababes, an acoustic set, Longitude Bar, Yas Hotel, Yas Island Dh800 at thinkflash.ae

Flo RIda, Chris Willis and Sander Kleinenberg play at the SkyBar in the Flash Forum from 11pm. Tickets Dh500, purchased from thinkflash.ae

The Ball. Yas Hotel, 8pm-1am. Sister Sledge will entertain exclusive ticket holders at a charity auction ball in aid of Naked Heart Foundation. Erick Morillo will be playing a DJ set at Yas Yacht Club from 11.30pm

On the beach..

Absolace. Cyrine Abdel Noor, Kelis and Fares Karem take up the Beats on the Beach stages Free Entry 7-12.30am

Elsewhere...

Beat boxer Killa Kela will be playing at Etoiles at Emirates Palace Free Entry. 10pm - late

Sunday, Race Day

On the island...

Prince at the Yas Arena Grand Prix Ticket holders only

Corinne Bailey Rae, an acoustic set Longitude Bar, Yas Hotel, Yas Island Dh800 at thinkflash.ae

Pitbull, Alesha Dixon, Gary Pine and Vato Gonzales play at the SkyBar in the Flash Forum from 11pm. Tickets: Dh500, purchased from thinkflash.ae

On the beach..

A gallery of photography as a tribute to the racing world will be displayed along the Corniche board walk.