Prodigy, Calvin Harris to headline Abu Dhabi festival

Top acts announced for Creamfields Abu Dhabi which takes place on December 13
John Lickrish, managing director, of organisers, Flash Entertainment, said: “Many people were surprised when we announced Creamfields Abu Dhabi but tonight proved what we have always thought – music fans across the UAE have a great appetite for electronic dance music.
By Andy Sambidge
Fri 20 Sep 2013 10:44 AM

The Prodigy and Calvin Harris will headline the 2013 edition of Creamfields Abu Dhabi, it was announced on Thursday.

The pioneering dance group and chart-topping DJ and producer will be highlights for the music event to be held on December 13 at Yas Island’s Du Arena.

Organisers said on the official Twitter feed for the event that more artists will be announced shortly.

The Prodigy boast a back catalogue of hits put out over a career spanning more than two decades.

Calvin Harris, who headlined the Abu Dhabi event back in 2009, will return to the UAE on a high.

In June, Forbes magazine declared him this year’s highest earning DJ having grossed over $46m over the last 12 months.

Tickets start from AED275. The Creamfields festival was launched in the UK in 1998 and is the world’s leading outdoor electronic music festival.

It continues to be in the top five festivals in the UK alongside the likes of Glastonbury, V and Reading.

It set out to provide the clubbing world with a bespoke large scale outdoor event and has gone on to become the most popular and renowned open air electronic music festival in the world.

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