Cream of the crop

As if Tiesto wasn’t enough for dance fans of the UAE to get their trance fix, the line up for Creamfields Abu Dhabi just got even more exciting.

Dance legends Above and Beyond, Sander Van Doorn, Gareth Emery and James Zabiela will join headliner David Guetta in what promises to be the last big party of the year. Expect a dose of UK hip-hop as Dizziee Rascal joins the line-up as well.

Now in its second year, Creamfields Abu Dhabi will once again give electronic music fans of all ages an unforgettable night on Yas Arena on Yas Island – a new location for this year’s event. As well as host of new top names, this year will see the introduction of a special majlis area in front of the main stage which will offer serviced tables where guests can enjoy the headliners from the comfort of their own private areas.


Fresh from his spectacular live show this year at Creamfields UK, Mercury Music prize winner Dizzie Rascal will bring a different sort of flavour to the venue. His infusion of garage, hip hop, grime, ragga and pop, and regular collaborations with dance artists such as Calvin Harris, the Prodigy and Basement Jaxx have given him a cross over appeal. The multi platinum selling artist is best known for his number-one hits Dance wiv Me; Bonkers; Holiday; Dirtee Disco and Shout.

Above & Beyond is a British trance music group formed in 2000. In October 2009, DJ Magazine announced that Above & Beyond had been voted fourth in their annual Top 100 DJ Poll. The trio is extremely popular for their uplifting trance productions and collaborations with several vocalists. No strangers to the Middle East, Above & Beyond previously played on Abu Dhabi Corniche as part of Yasalam 2009 Beats on the Beach.

Sander Van Doorn is a Dutch techno/trance music DJ and producer. In March 2008, Sander won an award for ‘Best Breakthrough DJ’ in the International Dance Music Awards at the Miami Winter Music Conference. Having made his debut in the world-renowned DJ Magazine Top 100 at 32 in 2006, before climbing to No.10 in 2009’s poll, the fast rise of Sander van Doorn is a testament to his raw talent and dedication.

Event Details

What: Creamfields

Where: Yas Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

When: Tonight from 6pm to 4am

Entry: Tickets Dhs250, Tables of 10 Dhs6,000, Tables of 6 Dhs 4,000. To buy your tickets, visit or call 800 FLASH (35274)

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