Paul McCartney and Britney Spears for Abu Dhabi
27 September 2011 – Access to concerts of Paul McCartney and Britney Spears will be available to fans with race day tickets for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Yas Marina race will, in the case of the former Beatle, coincide with his first performance in the United Arab Emirates.
The confirmation of the concerts comes after it was revealed that Lady Gaga will be performing at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix next month, with Spears arriving in the UAE having sold close to 100 million records. On Saturday 12 November, respective American and British rock bands Incubus and The Cult will also be on stage.
In addition, taking place over the weekend will be the UAE’s first screening of the award-winning Senna documentary film as part of the Cinema by the Sea festival.