Latin music star's gig announced for Abu Dhabi Showdown Week

J Balvin to play in Abu Dhabi as part of the UFC 242 build-up

Latin music star's gig announced for Abu Dhabi Showdown Week

The second concert as part of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week in the build up to UFC 242 has been announced.

Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin will play at The Arena on Yas Island on September 5 to make his UAE debut.

The Latin Grammy Award-winning singer is the second and final act to perform as part of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, joining the Red Hot Chilli Peppers who will perform on September 4.

J Balvin is one of the top streaming artists in the world and is best known for his hit songs Mi Gente, Ginza, Ay Vamos and 6AM.

Tickets, starting from Dhs360, will go on sale on Monday August 19 at midday and can be purchased through Ticketmaster.

Abu Dhabi Showdown Week will also see a city-wide programme of events launched including culinary and retail promotions and the Abu Dhabi Sports & Fitness Expo, which will run from 5-7 September at du Forum, Yas Island.

Tickets to UFC242 are almost sold out and the only remaining tickets available are part of hotel packages that include an overnight stay as well as entry to the event.
From Dhs360. Thu Sep 5. The Arena, Yas Island, www.adshowdownweek.com.

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