KENDRICK LAMAR unable to perform for personal reasons at Friday night Yasalam After-Race Concert
As event approaches sell-out, Friday single-day tickets to Abu Dhabi Hill on sale for the first time in 2017
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE November 15, 2017: Yas Marina Circuit and FLASH Entertainment today revealed that hip-hop star J. Cole will replace Kendrick Lamar for the Yasalam After-Race Concert on Friday 24th November.
Due to circumstances beyond the promoters’ control, Lamar won’t be performing due to personal reasons and J. Cole has been lined up to join the internationally-renowned DJ Calvin Harris playing Thursday 23rd November, UK-based rockers Mumford & Sons playing Saturday 25th November, with global icon P!NK closing out the weekend on Sunday 26th November.
The platinum listed, hip-hop producer and recording artist, and Grammy nominee J. Cole promises to set the du Arena crowd alight with tracks including those from his latest album ‘4 Your Eyez Only’, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified platinum in April 2017.
The announcement was made as organisers also revealed that for the first time in 2017, one-day Friday tickets for Abu Dhabi Hill will be available for purchase. For only AED395, the one-day Friday ticket provides race goers access to Abu Dhabi Hill and the F1Ò Fanzone, as well as the After-Race Concert by J.Cole.
The Friday-only ticket also allows ticket holders to enjoy Super Thursday at the Circuit, which includes the fan-favourite F1Ò Fanzone and entry to the Thursdaynight Yasalam After-Race Concert by Calvin Harris.
For those wishing to upgrade their race weekend experience, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday ‘Golden Circle’ Upgrades are still available for the Yasalam After-Race Concerts, starting from AED 195. Offering best access experience to the star-studded concerts, the upgrades are available to buy now at www.yasmarinacircuit.com, however, race goers need to act fast to enjoy this unique offer.
For families, GP Parks Pass allows unlimited access to Yas Waterworld & Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Kids GO FREE Friday, allows adult three-day Grandstand ticket holders to bring up to four children under 12 to the event.
The four-day Yasalam After-Race Concerts line-up is part of the city-wide Yasalam festival. Now in its ninth year, Yasalam (#Yasalam2017) forms a programme that unites Abu Dhabi in excitement and celebration and is one of the most highly anticipated and globally renowned festivals run by any race host city in the world. The festival includes weeks of activations, and to date has created incredible memories for over 2.5 million people.
As always, the only way to enjoy the four Yasalam After-Race Concert performances will be to purchase a ticket for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Tickets are available online at www.yasmarinacircuit.com, 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: www.facebook.com/
The 2017 edition of the YasHUB app will soon be available to download, allowing visitors to plan every element of their race weekend and stay up-to-date with the latest race news and information.
Golden Circle Upgrades – Limited Availability
|4 day Packages||AED 945|
|Thursday, November 23rd||AED 195|
|Friday, November 24th||AED 295|
|Saturday, November 25th||AED 295|
|Sunday, November 26th||AED 395|