Kingdom of Bahrain, Sunday, 3rd July 2022: Al Dana Amphitheatre, Bahrain’s newest and most exciting live entertainment destination, today unveiled more exciting details about its upcoming calendar of events for the 2022 season. Among the world-renowned names confirmed to perform at the open-air venue in October and November are renowned DJ Tiësto, Scottish singer-songwriter and musician Lewis Capaldi, and a much-loved regional icon –Abdulmajeed Abdullah.
The venue kicks off its second season on 5th October with a sell-out show by global star Justin Bieber. Later that month, on Friday, 21st October, Al Dana Amphitheatre will welcome another international headliner: Grammy® Award-winning, platinum-certified DJ and producer Tiësto, who is the only artist to ever hold the titles of “#1 DJ” from Rolling Stone and “The Greatest DJ of All Time” courtesy of Mixmag.
Also in the line-up is Lewis Capaldi, whose hugely successful single “Someone You Loved” is the longest song ever to remain in the UK Top Ten singles chart. Capaldi is the first artist in history to sell out an Arena tour prior to the release of a debut album (tickets sold out in 1 second). Fans are expected to travel from overseas to see him in action on Al Dana Amphitheatre’s stage on Saturday, 26th November.
The calendar also features iconic artists from closer to home. Last season the venue hosted regional stars including Ahlam and Hussain Al Jassmi, continuing this stellar theme by welcoming Abdulmajeed Abdullah, known as the “Prince of Tarab”, who will also be lighting up Al Dana Amphitheatre’s stage this season, with a show on Friday, 14th of October.
Tickets to these events will go on sale at a later date via Al Dana Amphitheatre’s official website, www.aldana.com.bh.
Shane Chalmers, Chief Executive Officer of Al Dana Amphitheatre, said, “Everyone at Al Dana Amphitheatre is committed to making each show the best of its kind, but it all starts with an exhilarating calendar of events. Being open to the elements, we use these hot months to plan and prepare for the shows ahead, and we look forward to announcing other shows along with welcoming everyone back to our new season in October, with even more artists to enhance what is already a star-studded schedule.”
Located in Sakhir, Al Dana Amphitheatre is fast becoming a regional industry leader, further promoting the Kingdom as an essential entertainment destination and contributing to its economic growth. Additionally, the venue can host a variety of indoor and outdoor events for global event promoters, corporate events, and private celebrations.
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About Al Dana Amphitheatre
Al Dana Amphitheatre is Bahrain’s most exciting live entertainment destination. Carved from rock, it is a remarkable feat of engineering built approximately 50ft into the ground of the spectacular Sakhir desert. Located adjacent to Bahrain International Circuit, Al Dana Amphitheatre offers a wide array of indoor and outdoor event spaces to ignite the imagination of guests and artists alike, creating magical moments and unforgettable memories.
Tiësto is a Grammy® Award-winning, platinum-certified, international icon. The DJ and producer is the only artist to ever hold the titles of “The Greatest DJ of All Time” courtesy of Mixmag, and “#1 DJ” according to Rolling Stone. From his underground dance floor bangers to his high-profile Las Vegas residency and crossover success, Tiësto created the blueprint that defines what it means to be a success in today’s dance music world. In Tiësto’s true fashion, he continues expand across genres, always evolving his craft. With over 36 million albums sold, 10 billion cumulative streams, and a social platform with an audience exceeding 30 million fans spanning the globe, he continues to revolutionize the dance music landscape. Tiësto’s first release since signing with Atlantic Records, “The Business” has dominated airplay and charts worldwide since its September 2020 release, garnering over 1.4 billion streams to date, and was nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Recording at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards. It has also held a steady position on Apple & Spotify’s “Today’s Top Hits” & “Today’s Hits” playlists, and hit #1 at US Dance Radio. “The Business” is certified Platinum in 15 countries and gold in 8 countries and has held a place on the Top 10 official singles chart in 10 countries as well as Top 50 on Spotify in 31 countries. Tiësto made history with single “Don’t Be Shy” with Karol G, which marked the first English song ever for Karol G, and the first Latin Artist collaboration for Tiësto, and currently has 636M streams, over 1 million TikTok creates, and over 206 million views on the official music video. The third single from Tiësto’s upcoming album, “The Motto” with Ava Max, is out now with 602 million streams to date and sitting at #32 at Top 40 radio.