Armin Van Buuren,Jason Derulo, Hard Kaur and more Friday night gigs
Time Out Abu Dhabi staff
Armin van Buuren On Friday November 21 one of the biggest DJs on the planet, Armin Van Buuren, will take to the decks in front of the massive du Arena crowd. The Dutch EDM legend has created a one-off customised show for the Yasalam After Race concerts, guaranteeing that fans in the capital will witness a once in a lifetime concert. Van Buuren was ranked as the best DJ in the world for five consecutive years and has had chart success with club anthems including recent smash, ‘This is What it Feels Like’. Dance music is a particularly well-supported genre in the UAE, global acts including DJ Sasha, John Digweed and Calvin Harris have all played in the capital in the past twelve months, even still Armin Van Buuren will be the biggest EDM act to have visited these shores. And not only will the legend himself be taking to the decks, but the UAE’s own dance music heroes Hollaphonic will also be playing a supporting set, which is sure to delight city residents. For clubbing fans, this is a concert that simply cannot be missed.
Miguel On Friday night US singer and producer Miguel will make his UAE debut at Beats on the Beach. Bringing a Californian flair to the night, Miguel will perform hits including ‘Sure Thing’, ‘Do You’ and ‘Adorn’.
Jason Derulo US RnB superstar Jason Derulo will headline Friday night’s show. The singer will be bringing his back catalogue of hits to the Corniche, including ‘Whatcha Say’, ‘In My Head’, ‘Ridin’ Solo’, ‘Talk Dirty’, and ‘Wiggle’. With more than five million records sold, he is one of the most recognisable voices on the radio, and is well-known for being a great live entertainer when on stage in front of big crowds.
Hard Kaur Taran Kaur Dhillon, known by her stage name Hard Kaur, is a British-Indian rapper and hip hop singer. From Birmingham to Bombay, she has taken the Asian music industry by storm with her own unique brand of hip-hop. Hard Kaur is one of the most successful solo British-Asian entertainers across the globe. The Indian media have hailed her as the saviour of the music scene in the country, and the UAE is sure to welcome her with equally open arms and ears.
Ruwaida Al Mahrooqi Ruwaida Al Mahrooqi's singing career took off after she won the silver medal in 1996’s series of popular music programme Studio Al Fan. Her stunning renditions of classical numbers earned her the title of, ‘Fairuz Al Khaleej’ or, ‘Fairuz of the Gulf’. Returning to her hometown, Abu Dhabi, to perform at Yasalam, Ruwaida is sure to go down well with the crowd on the Corniche.