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British folk rockers Mumford & Sons named as Abu Dhabi F1 weekend headliners

Marcus Mumford of British folk rock band Mumford & Sons (Reuters)
DUBAI: British folk rock band Mumford & Sons have been named as one of the headline acts for this year’s Abu Dhabi Formula One race.
They join the previously announced Calvin Harris and Pink, who will all perform at du Arena during the race weekend, which this year falls on Nov, 23 to 26.
Scottish DJ, Harris, will open the concerts on Nov. 23, and Pink will close the weekend on Nov. 26, on race day.
As before, concerts are only open to those with tickets for the corresponding race day.
The concerts have attracted some of the biggest names in music including: Rihanna, Blur, The Who, Eminem, Beyoncé and Prince, as well as Kylie Minogue and Paul McCartney.
Famed for their popular crowd pleasers “I Will Wait,” “Tomkins Square Park,” and “Babel,” Mumford & Sons are about to start work on their fourth album.
To attend the post-race concerts it is necessary to have a ticket for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Tickets are available at

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