After parties at the Abu Dhabi F1

The hottest places to party after the chequered flag goes down

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Thursday 31st October

O1NE Yas Island Grand Opening featuring Ludacris and Ciara
The platinum selling rapper turned actor, Ludacris is performing on the Grand Launch of O1NE Yas Island. Born Christopher Brian Bridges in Illinois, USA, the Grammy award-winning artist has released seven studio albums to date all of which have reached the top five in the US Billboard charts. He has previously collaborated with an array of award-winning artists including Mary J. Bilge, Usher and Lil Wayne. Alongside his career as a rap artist, Ludacris is also a successful actor with main roles in Fred Claus, RocknRolla, 2 Fast 2 Furious, and the Academy-Award winning film Crash.
On the same bill, Ciara, who hails from Austin Texas will also headline the opening night. Ciara has spent over a decade in the music industry with a Grammy and two BET awards under her belt.
Dhs300 (standing with two drinks), Dhs500 (bar seat with three drinks), Dhs5,000-30,000 for tables. O1EN, Yas Island, For reservations , O1NEYasISland@sky-management.net ( 052 788 8111).

Friday November 1

Amber Lounge
Nightly throughout the F1, the after-party almost as famous as the race itself will be held at Yas Marina. Famed for attracting some of the best-known faces in racing, music, film and business, expect international DJ sets, live performances and VVIP service.
Individual passes Fri-Sat from Dhs3,030, Sun Dhs3,673. Tables from Dhs22,040. Yas Marina, www.amber-lounge.com, abudhabi@amber-lounge.com (055 291 4013).

Nelly
Platinum-selling American R&B artist Nelly, famed for singles such as ‘It’s Getting Hot in Here’ and ‘Dilemma’ will headline Cirque Le Soir’s Friday night after-party at Rush in the Yas Viceroy Hotel, overlooking the Yas Marina Circuit. As part of the package, guests can also enjoy the Cirque Du Jour Brunch between 2pm and 7pm, while the club is open 7pm to 4am.
All-day package Dhs1,000. Rush, Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Island, reservations@cirquelesoirdubai.com (056 115 4507).

O1NE Yas Island with Labrinth and Sean Kingston
The East London born boy is Simon Cowell’s prodigy who he calls ‘his little crazy genius.’ Labrinth is a maverick on the UK music scene and plays anything from jazz, country, pop and blues. He is currently causing quakes across the USA with his number one single ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’.
Labrinth will be joined by American-Jamaican rapper Sean Kingston. Kingston who hit the music scene with chart-topping hit ‘Beautiful Girls’ in 2007 and recently recovered from his near-death jet skiing accident will be entertaining the crowd with his tunes from his Back to Life album.
Dhs300 (standing with two drinks), Dhs500 (bar seat with three drinks), Dhs5,000-30,000 for tables. O1EN, Yas Island, For reservations , O1NEYasISland@sky-management.net ( 052 788 8111).

Studio F’s F1 evening entertainment package
From Friday November 1 to Sunday 3, Studio F has a 199ft yacht moored in Yas Marina, where it will host three nights of exclusive after-parties (race view packages are available during each day). The evening package includes entertainment apparently coming from a slew of ‘celebrity DJs’, as well as an open bar, canapés, live fashion shows and interaction opportunities with the models and VIP tables to boot.
Price upon request. Yas Marina, Yas Island, reservations@studiof.ae.

Saturday November 2

Akon
The Senegalese, American R&B singer behind the hit singles ‘Beautiful’ and ‘Sorry Blame It On Me’ takes the stage for Cirque Le Soir’s Saturday night party at Rush. Guests are also invited to partake in the Cirque Du Jour brunch.
All-day package Dhs1,000, brunch 2pm-7pm, club 7pm-4am. Rush, Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Island, reservations@cirquelesoirdubai.com (056 115 4507).

O1NE Yas Island with John Martin

This night features the Swedish born singer John Martin who is better known for his collaborations with Swedish House Mafia and DJ of the moment Avicii. He also recorded vocals for Sebastian Ingrosso and Tommy Trash’s single ‘Reload’, a song that was one of highlights of summer 2013’s music scene.
Dhs300 (standing with two drinks), Dhs500 (bar seat with three drinks), Dhs5,000-30,000 for tables. O1EN, Yas Island, For reservations , O1NEYasISland@sky-management.net (052 788 8111).

Sunday November 3

O1NE Yas Island with Solomun
Closing the F1 weekend is German house DJ, Solomun. A respected underground producer for many years, his rise to stardom began in 2012 and after a strong season in Ibiza. His musical style offers the crowd deepness, funkiness and human and according to Solomun “people have emotions, so why not have them on a dance floor”. He is now one of the world’s most respected DJs and he plans to bring down the house on the F1 weekender.
Dhs300 (standing with two drinks), Dhs500 (bar seat with three drinks), Dhs5,000-30,000 for tables. O1EN, Yas Island, For reservations , O1NEYasISland@sky-management.net (052 788 8111).

The Code 20 exclusive after-party

Code 20, the organisations behind closing Grand Prix events around the world, teams up with Dubai’s Cirque Le Soir for what is being described as ‘the ultimate Formula One closing party’. Things kick off at 7pm, with ‘world renowned’ DJs on the decks until 3am, with drivers and celebrities said to be in attendance.
All-day package Dhs1,500. Rush, Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Island, reservations@cirquelesoirdubai.com (056 115 4507).

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