Line-up released for Abu Dhabi electro dance festival
Time Out Dubai staff
Tiësto, Deadmau5 and Ferry Corsten lead an all-star line-up for the first two-day Creamfields in Abu Dhabi.
The region’s largest electronic dance festival, on December 8-9 at YAS Arena, will also feature Magnetic Man, Tinie Tempah, Laidback Luke, Katy B, John Digweed and Ferry Corsten.
Tiësto, fresh from his Kaleidoscope World Tour, which saw him play to more than a million fans across six continents, is expected bring thousands of electro trance-lovers, while British rapper Tinie Tempah, who exploded into the UK charts with his number one first album Disc-Overy, will ensure a musically diverse crowd.
Shatha Al Romaithi, of promoters FLASH Entertainment, says: “We promised you more big things for the new season of Yas Island Show Weekends, and the addition of a second day to the Creamfields Abu Dhabi festival, with some of the biggest names in electronic music, delivers on our promise.”
Tickets, which go on sale on Monday October 3 at noon, are priced at Dhs325 for entry on Thursday or Friday. Weekend passes are priced at Dhs525.
Full Creamfields line-up Thursday December 8 (8pm-4am): deadmau5, Magnetic Man, Katy B, John Digweed, Ferry Cortsen, Markus Schulz, Danny Howells, Yousef, Jochen Miller plus local DJs Greg Stainer, Humaid, Yunome, DJ Xavi & DJ Spider and from Audio Tonic: Mr Mr, Vas Floyd and Raxon. Friday December 9 (6pm-4am): Tiësto, Tinie Tempah, Laidback Luke, Marco Carola, Derrick Carter, Riva Starr, Slam, Italoboyz, Madjam, plus local DJs Natalie Brogan, DJ Genie, Stacktrazz, Mark Pickup, Simonne Cooper & Infusion Dj’s, Smokingroove, Andy Buchan, Charl Chaka and Afroboogie.