AD Grand Prix: Mumford & Sons join P!nk, Calvin Harris

By Angel Chan

British rockers to play Saturday night Yasalam After-Race Concert

ABU DHABI 27 September 2017: Yas Marina Circuit and Flash Entertainment have added Brit rock band Mumford & Sons to the star-studded line up at this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts.

The full four nights of world-class music entertainment will take place at the du Arena, Yas Island, at the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Internationally-renowned DJ Calvin Harris will play on Thursday 23rd November and global icon P!NK will close the weekend on Sunday 26th November.  Mumford & Sons are confirmed to play on Saturday.

The band headlined at Glastonbury Festival and played to 65,000 people at Hyde Park. The group will get the crowd going with favourites such as ‘Believe’ ‘The Wolf’ ‘The Cave’, ‘I Will Wait’ and ‘Little Lion Man’.


Their three previous studio albums took the UK and US charts by storm, and Mumford & Sons have garnered a raft of major music awards throughout their career, including ‘Best British Band’ at the Brit Awards, and a coveted Grammy Award for ‘Album of the Year’.

Individual Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday ‘Golden Circle’ Upgrades are now available for the Yasalam After-Race Concerts, starting from Dh195.

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.

Al Tareq Al Ameri, CEO of Yas Marina Circuit, said: “This year, we have also introduced new initiatives to raise the experience level to new heights, with the addition of Kids Go Free, F1® Experiences and the Golden Circle upgrades as well as previous favourites such as the GP Parks.”

Reeva Bains, VP Marketing and Communications, Flash Entertainment, added: “With musical superstars Mumford & Sons confirmed for the Saturday concert – and one more act soon to be announced – we know the Yasalam weekend will be on the top of everyone’s calendar.”

Following the artist announcement, Yas Mall also hosted the last day of qualifying for the global F1® Esports Series. With the top 40 gamers worldwide qualifying for the semi-finals in London on October 10th,with the 20 finalists that make the cut flying to Abu Dhabi to compete at the Grand Final at Yas Marina Circuit taking place on November 24th and 25th.

Golden Circle Upgrades – Limited Availability
Experience Price
4 day Packages Dh945
Thursday, November 23rd Dh195
Friday, November 24th Dh295
Saturday, November 25th Dh295
Sunday, November 26th Dh395