What to expect from this festival of street beats…
The UK’s number one ‘urban music festival’, Wireless, will make its Abu Dhabi debut in March 2023. It’s a sonic celebration of street beats and features top artists from cutting-edge music genres such as hip-hop, grime, electro, trip-hop, trap and afrobeats.
The 2022 UK events took place in July at Finsbury Park and Crystal Palace and hosted modern music’s operatic elite – artists such as Cardi B, SZA, Nicki Minaj, A$AP Rocky, J Cole and Tyler, the creator. Previous years have seen more rap royalty hit the stage – with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Travis Scott, Stormzy and Skepta all bringing their own noise to festival crowds.
The Wireless Festival joins a packed schedule of momentous events for Abu Dhabi’s 2022/23 winter calendar of events, which already includes Westlife, Disney on Ice, Andrea Boccelli, The Lion King Stage Show, Sting, Liam Gallagher, Kaiser Cheifs and Clean Bandit, Kendrick Lamar, Swedish House Mafia, Black Pink, the UFC, a WBA championship fight, F1, Mubadala Tennis, Mother of the Nation Festival, One Republic, Jimmy Carr and Kevin Bridges.
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We know that the Wireless Festival Abu Dhabi 2023 will take place in March, but the exact dates, as well as the performing artists have not yet been announced. Rest assured, as soon as we have this information, we will let you know.
If live music is life for you, there’s a festival coming to the capital much earlier than Wireless. The Social Club will take place on the rolling green pastures of Yas Links Golf Course, Yas Island, October 28-30, 2022. It is a three-day festival of outdoor fun, incredible culinary adventures, circus performers and face-to-face diving opportunities. in a bunch of fun activations (including glitter art).
Check out our guide to the full festival lineup here and grab those tickets before they sell out.
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