J Balvin, Marshmello, Black Eyed Peas and other big-name artists to headline Gamers8 concerts

There will be celebrities, festivals, shows, and more on the entertainment schedule when the Gamers8 esports event begins next week…

Mark your calendars because an esports festival is bringing international and regional artists to Riyadh for the eight-week event.


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Set to take place from July 14 to September 8 at the Boulevard Riyadh City, Gamers8, global gaming and esports festival from the creators of Gamers Without Borders, will open with performances from pop stars J Balvin and Amr Diab. They will join DJs Sebastian Ingrosso from Swedish House Mafia and Salvatore Ganacci, as well as Saudi DJ Elfuego, on July 14 as part of celebrations kicking off the festival.

July 14 Gamers8 opening concert

Other big-name artists in the line-up, who will perform each weekend, include Swedish DJ Axwell, Emirati-Yemeni singer Balqees, and Egypt’s Mohamed Hamaki, with performances on July 21.

There will be a solo performance by rapper Lil Pump on July 28, while Moroccan DJ and producer R3hab will take the stage on August 4.

Lil Pump & R3hab

Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram and EDM producer Marshmello will perform their own sets on August 11 but expect them to team up on stage to perform their single “Sah Sah”, which was out last Friday.

Rapper Russ, DJ Alan Walker and Egyptian electronic act Disco Misr will play on August 18.

August 25 will feature performances by Black Eyed Peas and DJ Snake following their appearances at the Saudi F1 Grand Prix in Jeddah.

Tickets for all the concerts are now available on the official Gamers8 website. But stay tuned, as we expect more big-name acts to be announced soon.

Gamers8 Concerts, NXT LVL Arena, Boulevard Riyadh City, July 14 to September 1, 7.15pm to 1am. Prices start from SAR240 for regular tickets and SAR2,200 for VIP standing tickets. @gamers8_en

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