Leading Arab stars join forces for mega concert in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI - Three of the Arab world’s brightest musical talents are joining forces for a special, one-night only Eidfest concert at du Forum on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island on August 10.
The star-studded, fully-seated indoor concert, part of the emirate’s 52-day SummerFest Abu Dhabi celebrations, will see the best of Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the UAE unite for a three-hour musical extravaganza to mark Eid Al Fitr, the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Lebanese songstress and revered opera star, Yara, kick-starts proceedings with a hit-laden 45-minute set.
Legendary Saudi Arabian, Rabeh Saqer, is next on stage with a 45-minute set featuring the biggest musical numbers from his celebrated 30-year career, including ‘Sahratna Al Laila’ – one of the father-of-four’s all-time classics.
Finally, UAE superstar, Hussain Al Jassmi, a much-loved favourite around the Arab world and a popular judge on X-Factor Arabia, will perform an hour-long headline set featuring the biggest hits from four best-selling albums.
“This year’s SummerFest Abu Dhabi is our longest seasonal extravaganza to date and we wanted something special to usher in Eid Al Fitr,” said Sultan Al Muhairi, Manager, SummerFest Abu Dhabi. “Having three of the biggest names in regional music certainly perform a one-off concert in the air-conditioned du Forum featuring provides that. Music fans can expect a night of world-class performers singing classic after classic.”
With doors opening at 8pm, there are three ticket categories for the EidFest concert: VIP at AED495 (US $132), Premium at AED350 (US $ 93) andA Reserve at AED200 (US $ 53). Tickets go on sale soon and are available online at www.summerfestabudhabi.ae and www.ticketmaster.ae.