PHIL COLLEN Previews DEF LEPPARD's Abu Dhabi GP After-Race Concert
Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen has filmed a preview video for the Abu Dhabi Formula One after race concert series.
The Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix takes place from 18th to 20th November.
The concert will happen right after the race in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on 20th November.
The venue is the 25,000-35,000 capacity Etihad Park (Yas Arena/du Arena) which is part of the same complex as the Yas Marina Circuit where the race is held.
Kendrick Lamar performs tomorrow (19th Nov).
The Yasalam After-Race Concert series continued earlier tonight with Swedish house Mafia playing following on from both Dave and Usher on 17th November.
The Boxtones will be opening up for Def Leppard and are described as "a Dubai-based rock band composed of Scottish and Canadian musicians".
There will also be a DJ performing before The Boxtones called Darryl Rees.
Phil has filmed a short preview video for the concert organisers saying how excited the band are to returning the the UAE.
The first time here since October 1999 when two shows were played (in Abu Dhabi and Dubai) on the Euphoria tour.
Th video appears to have been filmed at Phil's house in London.
The band's first full performance together since 9th September when they ended The Stadium Tour in Las Vegas, NV with Motley Crue.
Check back on Sunday to follow this show as it happens and follow the Live Updates.
A couple of cool aerial shots of the venue have already been added.
Lots of video and photos have shown up from the first couple of concerts so there should be plenty of updates as we slip briefly back into Tour Mode before the winter hibernation.
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Def Leppard @ Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Date - Sunday 20th November 2022.
Venue - Etihad Park/Yas Arena.
Event - Yasalam After Race Concerts.
Time - 8:30pm GST (Gulf Standard Time/(4:30pm GMT).
Curfew - 11pm.
Event website suggests concerts usually last 90 minutes to 120 minutes.
Phil Collen - Video Quotes
"Hey it's Phil Collen from Def Leppard."
"We can't wait to come to the UAE at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix."
"And close out the Yasalam After0Race Concerts. On Sunday 20th November."
"We're really excited about this. Really looking forward to seeing you."
"Look forward to the show. So we'll see you there, Sunday."
Abu Dhabi Concert Series - News Quotes
DEF LEPPARD SUNDAY 20 NOVEMBER
The grand finale to #AbuDhabiGP championship weekend brings Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legends, Def Leppard, to the Yasalam After-Race Concert stage for #Unreal entertainment like only Yas Marina Circuit can deliver.
Get ready to close out the greatest Formula 1 experience with one of the greatest rock bands of all time!
More Show Info at - yasmarinacircuit.com
More Show Info at - yasisland.com
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