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Saadiyat Nights

The first-ever Saadiyat Nights, an open-air musical event series, is set to take place on Saadiyat Island from 6 January, featuring award-winning artists such as Andrea Bocelli, GooGoosh, and more.

The specially constructed open-air venue will boast a stunning backdrop of Saadiyat Island vistas, with audiences set to be inspired by both the musical talent onstage and the views of the island’s globally recognised cultural institutions.

Additional performers including Arab superstars to be announced in the coming weeks.

What's on at Saadiyat Nights

Mariah Carey

The legend that is Mariah Carey will grace the stage at Saadiyat Nights. She's a vocalist famed for her five-octave range and signature use of the whistle register. Witness her captivating show and her epic R&B, pop, and hip-hop anthems.


Experience the enchanting Googoosh at Saadiyat Nights, an artist who revolutionised Persian pop music with her distinctive voice and style. Her songs not only capture the essence of Persian culture but also embrace modern influences, making her a timeless icon.

Andrea Bocelli

Be mesmerized by Andrea Bocelli, a blind tenor whose voice transcends barriers, blending classical and contemporary genres. His heartfelt performances, often accompanied by orchestras, create a deeply moving experience that resonates with audiences worldwide.


Sting has captivated audiences worldwide with his electrifying performance featuring global hits such as Englishman in New York and Desert Rose. In his career spanning 40 decades, Sting has received 17 Grammy Awards, 3 Brit Awards, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and more.

Magida El Roumi

Magida El Roumi is known for her incredible vocal talent and commitment to fostering harmony through her shows. She was named the first Middle East Humanitarian Ambassador of the Bulgari – Save the Children Partnership in July 2014, joining other talents in the support of this worthy cause.

Tom Jones

Tom Jones is considered to be one of the greatest singers and recording artists of all time, selling over 100 million records and continuing as an influential figure in the music industry. Jones's career has been filled with numerous honours and accolades, including a deeply cherished knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II in 2006, multiple BRIT Awards, a Silver Clef Award, the prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award and a Hitmaker Award from the US Songwriters Hall of Fame.

John Legend

John Legend has garnered 12 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award, among others. He is the first African American man to earn an EGOT. Beyond his music career, John, along with partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius, is a Get Lifted Film Co principal. Their upcoming projects include PHANTOM, a reimagination of Phantom of the Opera and Misha Green’s feature film B-SIDES.

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys, a 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, rises above boundaries as a singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. With over 65 million records sold, she is the #1 RIAA certified Female R&B artist of the millennium, known for her hits and influence in the entertainment industry.

Explore the best of Saadiyat Island

Indulge in culture at Louvre Abu Dhabi or unwind at Kai Beach. Whatever you choose, Saadiyat is the place to be.

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