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Abu Dhabi to Host Concerts and Championships on a Span of 180

  • Publish date: Friday، 23 September 2022
Abu Dhabi to Host Concerts and Championships on a Span of 180
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The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced its line-up of events for the 2022/2023 winter season which spans 180 days. Highly anticipated events in the Abu Dhabi Calendar include the live concerts and championships.

Name include Sting, Andrea Bocelli and A. R. Rahman, the first NBA Abu Dhabi Games, the return of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, headlined by UFC 280: OLIVEIRA vs MAKHACHEV, Disney’s The Lion King, and IIFA Awards Abu Dhabi 2023. For rap and global urban music fans, the Wireless Festival makes its Abu Dhabi debut in March 2023.

Concerts and Festivals

Wireless Festival: The popular rap and urban music festival from London is heading to Abu Dhabi on 4 March 2023.

Sting: The 17-time Grammy Award winner will arrive at Etihad Arena as his critically acclaimed My Songs tour on 27 January 2023. Tickets go on sale on 23 September.

Andrea Bocelli: The Italian tenor will return to Abu Dhabi for a night of enchanting classical music at Etihad Park on 24 November.

A. R. Rahman: The two-time Academy Award winner will perform for the first time in Abu Dhabi at Etihad Arena on 29 October.

Amplified Music Festival: The three-day musical extravaganza will take place from 11 to 13 November at Yas Links Abu Dhabi.

Louvre Abu Dhabi Concerts: The iconic museum will present a series of unique concerts to celebrate its 5th anniversary, presenting Majid Al Mohandis on 11 November and Omar Khairat on 13 November.

IIFA Awards Abu Dhabi 2023: The Bollywood film fraternity will return to Abu Dhabi on 11 and 12 February 2023 for a star-studded weekend at Etihad Arena.

Middle East Film & Comic Con 2023: The world-famous festival will unite movie, TV and comic lovers of the UAE with the region’s largest pop-culture festival in March 2023.

Westlife: The iconic Irish pop group will play at Etihad Arena on 29 September 2022.

Club Social Festival: Promising a weekend of music, food and drinks from 28 to 30 October, this event will feature Liam Gallagher, Kaiser Chiefs, and Clean Bandit.

National Day Concerts: A series of concerts will mark this year’s National Day celebrations at various locations from 1 to 3 December.

Arabic Concerts: Top DJs and singing sensations of the Arab world will perform in Abu Dhabi in a series of concerts from 14 October till 21 December. The artistes include Nancy Ajram, George Wassouf, Melhem Zein, Mouhamad Khairy, Wael Kfoury, Ahmed Saad, DJ Aseel, BiGSaM, Aziz Maraka, and Siilawy.

Championship and Sports action.

NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022: The Atlanta Hawks and the 2020-21 NBA championship-winning Milwaukee Bucks will play two pre-season games at Etihad Arena on 6 and 8 October, marking the first ever NBA games in the Arabian Gulf.

Abu Dhabi Showdown Week (ADSW) 2022: run from 17 to 23 October, headlined by the highly anticipated UFC 280: OLIVEIRA vs MAKHACHEV on 22 October at Etihad Arena.

MENA Games For Change Summit: Bringing together global gaming experts, the first Games for Change summit in the Middle.