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Guns N Roses to headline 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix concert

May 13th, 2018Formula 1
Yas Marina Circuit and FLASH Entertainment have announced that American hard rockers Guns N’ Roses will top the bill at this year's Yasalam After-Race Concert as part of the FORMULA 1 2018 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX weekend.

A band beloved of petrolheads from Scandinavia to South Island New Zealand, they’re certain to please the crowds of race-goers bound for the UAE from over 170 countries to attend the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Guns N' Roses are legendary performers who consistently play to packed out stadiums, as a result they have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, therefore fans heading for the du Arena on Yas Island can anticipate a blitz of a show, from these much admired rock musicians.

Rock fans in Abu Dhabi can expect original band members from the 1980s: Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan to reprise the Guns N' Roses back catalogue of hits including 'Welcome to the Jungle', 'Sweet Child o' Mine' and 'Paradise City' as well as playing fresh material. There are strong rumours doing the rounds, that they’re making a new album.

Al Tareq Al Ameri, CEO of Yas Marina Circuit, said: "Guns N' Roses are one of the biggest groups in music and reinforces our four-day proposition of on-track, off-track and after-race entertainment. We are thrilled to announce that the original line-up of the band will be headlining the Sunday night show at this year's Yasalam After-Race Concerts as part of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race weekend. With two great acts already revealed, we are looking forward to announcing the next big artist who will take to the stage as part of an incredible weekend of racing and live music and entertainment for ticket holders."

Wishing you were there already, the FORMULA 1 2018 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX runs from 23rd to 25th of November 2018, so book your spot with Expat Sport. With only a few weeks left to buy 'Early Bird' tickets for the event, offering brilliant value to race fans at a special 30 per cent discounted price, available up until 31st of May.

Yas Marina Circuit is the 5.55-kilometre jewel in Abu Dhabi's crown and one of the longest and most demanding tracks in the world guaranteeing close and competitive racing. It has been hosting F1 Grand Prix races since November 2009, including the first F1 twilight race under powerful lighting ensuring a seamless day night transition. The FORMULA 1 2018 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX schedule is: Friday 23rd November: Practice Sessions 1 and 2, Saturday 24th: Practice 3 and Qualifying, Sunday 25th the Race.

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