John Legend to perform at Diriyah E-Prix concerts this weekend

He joins French Montana, Martin Garrix and Miguel as part of the star-studded line up…

The stars keep coming to Riyadh, with John Legend just added to the line-up for the Diriyah E-Prix concerts. The American superstar will perform on Saturday January 28 alongside Moroccan rapper French Montana. They follow a huge night of music on Friday January 27, when renowned DJ Martin Garrix and R&B sensation Miguel will headline.

Supporting the international line-up will be regional talents: Egyptian singer Esseily on Friday, and Lebanese DJ Loush and Egyptian singer Hamaki on Saturday.

The Kingdom is, for the fifth time, hosting the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship on Friday January 27 and Saturday January 28. And as always, as well as plenty on-track action at the incredible street race, we can look forward to the international headline concerts happening afterwards.

Tickets are now on sale, which includes access to the race and concerts. Single-day general admission tickets are SAR100, while two-day tickets are priced at SAR170. For Grandstand tickets, you’ll pay Dhs150 for single-day tickets and SAR225 for both days, again inclusive of concert access. Get them now via diriyahseason.sa

When Miguel returns this weekend, fans can expect to hear a setlist of his biggest hits including Grammy Award-winning Adorn, plus tunes like Coffee, Sky Walker and Sure Thing. Meanwhile, fans of Dutch DJ Martin Garrix can expect to hear his smash hits including Animals, Scared To Be Lonely and In The Name of Love across an energetic set.

Then on the final day, Saturday January 28, it’s the turn of French Montana and John Legend to take to the stage. Legend, the latest star to be announced, is exactly that. when he takes to the stage this weekend, we’re hoping to hear hits including Used to Love UStay With You and Ordinary People from his 2004 Grammy Award-winning debut album, Get Lifted. And, of course, not forgetting other crowd-pleasers, from Tonight (Best You Ever Had) to Penthouse Floor and Green Light, our all-time favourite from his 2008 studio album Evolver.

Some artists blur genres, but French Montana blurs borders. His inimitable fusion of classic East Coast rhymes, wavy pop swagger, and international ambition elevated him to the forefront of the game on a global scale. He has recently released a new track Yes I Do and Fenty. So, get ready for an Unforgettable night with the hip-hop star.

About the race

Diriyah e-prix

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is the worlds first fully-electric international single-seater street racing series. When it lands in Diriyah later this month, 11 teams and 22 drivers will take to the grid for two exhilarating night races, navigating the incredible street circuit that twists and turns around the historic desert surroundings of the Unesco World Heritage Site of Turaif.

Diriyah E-Prix, Ad Diriyah 13711, Riyadh, Jan 27 and 28. Get your tickets here@formulae_sa