Sold out show of 5,000 dance into the night
The UAE’s party-people danced the night away to Tiesto’s stunning three-hour show at the FLASH Forum, Yas Island, last night, as part of the Yas Island Show Weekends 2011.
Recently voted the ‘Greatest DJ of all Time’ by Mixmag, the Dutch DJ proved he was more than worthy of the title. He ripped through not only his recent hit album ‘Kaleidoscope’, but also his back catalogue of over a decade’s worth of dance tracks.
Accompanied by a state-of-the-art laser, light and video show, the gig was the perfect official opening party for the hottest new party spot on Yas Island.
Enthusing about the electric atmosphere, Mandy Vezina from Canada said, “The best venue in Abu Dhabi”.
“Tiesto is awesome, the FLASH Forum is great venue,” said 29 year old Dubai resident Hani Sammani.
Thrilled fans who’d flocked to the FLASH Forum were inside the unique venue on their feet from 10pm until 4am, dancing to the house music mixed with a smattering of indie, rock, electro, and hard techno, creating the kind of pumping house that has made Tiesto world-famous.
Gig-goers got to rest their weary feet and recharge their clubbed-out batteries at a hat-trick of recovery parties at the Yas Hotel’s Skylite Bar, the Crowne Plaza’s Stills Terrace and enjoy chilled out beats from house music stars Immaculate Touch at Centro’s pool party.
Following in Tiesto’s crowd-pleasing shoes are award-winning US rock band Thirty Seconds To Mars, coming to the FLASH Forum on March 11th, preceded by the Yas Rock Factory battle of the bands competition on March 10th. The programme culminates with the legendary, multi-Grammy-winning Stevie Wonder, who’ll be bringing his soulful hits to the Yas Arena on March 18th, accompanied by a super-funky Motown-themed festival, offering yet another fantastic full weekend of entertainment.
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