Rihanna in Abu Dhabi: Yasalam After-Race Concerts


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Rihanna to headline Sunday’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts at the 2016 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. UK electronic duo The Chemical Brothers take the Friday night slot with more artists still to be announced.

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Yas Marina Circuit and FLASH Entertainment jointly revealed part of the international headline artists for this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts, at the du Arena, Yas Island, at the 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX.

Performing in Abu Dhabi, on Sunday, November 27, as the only Middle East date on her ‘ANTI WORLD TOUR’, the pop icon of music, fashion and entertainment, Rihanna, continues to break records and set trends with her musical style and intrinsic collaborative genius.

Her recent collaboration with Drake – ‘Work’ received numerous milestones. The top-selling digital artist of all time and with 59 million albums sold, the fan love is in no shortage and sure to follow the 8-time Grammy Award winning performer as she greets the Yasalam After-Race crowd in Abu Dhabi.

the-chemical-brosKicking off the weekend in top electric style is legendary duo The Chemical Brothers (#ChemBrosAtF1) on Friday, November 25th. World-renowned legends of electronic music will take to the du Arena stage for fans to witness how they have redefined the idea of live electronic music over the past two decades. Composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, the duo’s synergy has driven their musical ascent from dark, London nightclubs into one of the most in-demand festival headline sets in the world.


John Lickrish, CEO of FLASH Entertainment said:

Saturday’s Yasalam After-Race Concert will be announced soon.

Staying on the pulse of entertainment throughout the year, all race ticket holders will also receive 2 Friends Friday invitations (first 15,000 UAE based race ticket holders), and selected After-Race Concert Golden Circle upgrades. Ticket holders also benefit from a 20% discount* on selected FLASH events until February 2017.  *discount applies to selected ticket categories.

Tickets for the 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX are available at Virgin Megastore’s 12 outlets throughout the Middle East as well as in all Etihad Shops, online at and through the Yas Marina Circuit Call Centre (800 927) or +971 (0) 2 659 9800.