The invasion of the Seans: they are taking over Abu Dhabi’s F1 weekend

As we planned our coverage around the most exciting weekend on the capital's calendar, we noticed that Abu Dhabi will be invaded by Seans. Sean Kingston, Sean Paul, Jay Sean and Big Sean are all descending to help us celebrate the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Here's a run down of where you can find them.

Big Sean completes the ‘Four Sean F1 weekend line-up’. Agence France-Presse
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Abu Dhabi F1 is the biggest party weekend of the year. As well as the usual assortment of popstars, A-list celebrities and sporting legends, we noticed there are a bunch of of musical guests who all share the first name Sean.

Big Sean

Big Sean announced as a last-minute musical headliner. The US hip-hop star will perform at the free festival, hosted at Abu Dhabi Corniche on Friday, November 25.

Doors open at Lagoon Beach, Abu Dhabi Corniche, at 6.30pm each night. For more information see

Sean Kingston

Sean Kingston. Courtesy: The Vii Club

The reggae pop singer kicks off the week of the Seans on Wednesday November 22 with a show celebrating the opening of new Abu Dhabi nightspot Hysteria.

For more info and bookings call 0544447831 or email Follow the club on their Facebook or Instagram accounts.

Sean Paul

Sean Paul. Photo: AFP Photo

The dance-hall king returns to Abu Dhabi to perform on Friday for day two of the free Beats on the Beach festival followed by a late night set at Mad on Yas Island.

Doors open for Beats on the Beach, Lagoon Beach, Abu Dhabi Corniche, on Friday, at 6.30pm, free entry, Mad Yas Island opens nightly at 11pm. For reservations, call 055 834 6262 or email

Jay Sean

Jay Sean. Photo: AFP Photo

R&B star Jay Sean will be on the mic on both Saturday and Sunday at Amber Lounge. Regarded as the most exclusive F1 party in town, Amber Lounge is this year shifting up a gear to host two glitzy nights at the nearby Yas Links Golf Club.

Basic entry passes are US$825 (D3,030) for Saturday and $1,000 on Sunday, while tables go for between $6,600 and $23,600 – and beyond (ask them about the unpriced "ultimate package"). For reservations, email or call 055 291 4013