Team shortlist13 Sep 2017 AT 09:58 AM

Busta Rhymes, Craig David and Rick Ross to perform during Abu Dhabi F1

More big names confirmed for race weekend
Team shortlist13 Sep 2017 AT 09:58 AM
Rick Ross
Rick Ross
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The Abu Dhabi Formula One is fast approaching, and it’s not just the cars that are getting people talking. Race weekend always brings flocks of superstars to the city – some just to watch, and others to perform.

The latest artists to be announced are Busta Rhymes, Craig David and Rick Ross, who will be performing at Palm Garden Nightclub in Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, and, according to the Rich List Group there are even more acts and special guests to be announced.

Busta will be bringing his special brand of super-human-fast rapping to the club on Friday, November 24, while Craig David will appear on Saturday, November 25, and Rick Ross on Sunday, November 26.

Craig David will be presenting TS5, his exclusive house party turned DJ act that has gone global.

As we get closer to F1 weekend, we can expect more big named to be announced for club nights in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Meanwhile most of the official after-race parties have been confirmed. Scottish DJ Calvin Harris and American solo artist Pink will be performing at Yas Islands Du Arena on Thursday, November 23, and Sunday, November 26.

As part of The Alchemy Project’s Beyond The Track, Tiësto, Carl Cox and Martin Garrix will also perform separately on three consecutive nights at the Du Forum. Martin Garrix will be behind the decks on Friday, November 24, while Carl Cox will perform on Saturday, November 25, and Tiësto on Sunday, November 26.

Tickets for the F1 are available online at, through the Yas Marina Circuit Call Centre (800 927) or +971 (0) 2 659 9800, as well as through all Etihad Shops and Virgin Megastores, Yas Central Express stand at Yas Mall, and through the YasHUB smartphone app and its Facebook shop:

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