Confirmed: Red Hot Chili Peppers to play huge show in Abu Dhabi
We told you things could be getting more exciting for Abu Dhabi’s UFC242 Showdown Week, with rumours of the Red Hot Chili Peppers performing a huge gig.
Well, now, it’s been officially confirmed: the legendary band is heading to the UAE.
Red Hot Chili Peppers will make their UAE debut with a spectacular concert to headline Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, taking place on Wednesday September 4.
Ticket details for the Californian rockers' huge show will be announced soon (keep posted here), but fans can head to adshowdownweek.ae to register their interest. Prices start at AED250 and rise to AED995 for Platinum.
Taking place at The Arena, a new indoor venue being constructed on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, the Chili Peppers’ concert precede another huge gig on September 5, with the mystery act yet to be announced.
"The Red Hot Chili Peppers' concert elevates the entire Abu Dhabi Showdown Week proposition and ensures our week-long programme will appeal to as many fans as possible," said Ali Hassan Al Shaiba, Acting Executive Director of Tourism and Marketing at DCT Abu Dhabi.
“The launch of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week also represents a strategic expansion of Abu Dhabi’s wide-ranging leisure events portfolio. The initiative underlines our commitment to present world-class experiences for everyone who visits the emirate. We plan to engage local, regional and international visitors through an extended schedule of complementary activities.”
The fight night, which will take place on September 7, with a headline bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, is pretty much a sell-out already but even if you don't have tickets you can get excited about this gig.
For more information and the latest Abu Dhabi Showdown Week updates, visit ADShowdownWeek.ae