As Saudi Arabia invites tourists from around the globe the Kingdom prepares to welcome back ‘Mr Worldwide’ himself as Pitbull joins the thrilling lineup for the Diriyah Music Festival, part of the epic month-long Diriyah Season.

And, on November 29, the American rapper, responsible for hits such as Taxi, Timber, On The Floor and Give Me Everything, will be joined on stage in the UNESCO World Heritage site on the outskirts of Riyadh by Jamaican reggae legend Shaggy (It Wasn’t Me, Mr Boombastic), Puerto Rican reggaeton singer Don Omar, whose hits include Bandaleros featured in the movie The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, and UK dance DJ Scott Forshaw.

For Pitbull his performance at the Diriyah Circuit will be a second visit to the Kingdom this year, earlier performing for fans in Damman in March after which he paid tribute to the ‘great energy’ of the fans.

The Diriyah Music Festival is an electrifying series of concerts designed to complement the sporting events of the Diriyah Season. News that global megaband Imagine Dragons (Believer, Thunder, and Whatever It Takes) will kick off the festival by performing after day one of the Diriyah E Prix on November 22 caused a sensation among fans in the Kingdom. They will be supported by DJ Alan Walker (Darkside, Are You Lonely, Faded) and British dance band Clean Bandit (Rather Be, Symphony and Rockabye).

 On November 23, Latin American music giant Maluma and regional sensation, Lebanese Canadian R&B/pop singer Massari, will follow day two of the Formula E racing.

His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki AlFaisal Al Saud, Chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA) of Saudi Arabia, said: “The Diriyah Music Festival is a key part of bringing people together for Diriyah Season and it promises to be the biggest celebration of music in the Kingdom’s history.”

Standalone tickets for the November 29 concert featuring Pitbull, Shaggy and Don Omar are on sale at www.diriyahseason.sa.

Meanwhile for the eye-catching November 22 and November 23 performances, tickets for the Diriyah E Prix include access to the after race concerts, and are also available at www.diriyahseason.sa.

  • Tickets for both exhilarating days of the Diriyah E Prix start from SAR450 for single day Grandstand tickets, including grandstand seating with a view of all the action, access to the Allianz E-Village and off-track entertainment, and access to the post-race concert on the day featuring the international superstar. Two-day tickets are price at SAR800, representing a saving of SAR100.
  • Premium hospitality starts from SAR2,500 for a single day package including valet parking, luxury indoor and outdoor lounges overlooking the Formula E track, complimentary tours of the stunning UNESCO World Heritage site of At-Turaif, VIP dining and golden circle to the post-race concert. Two-day packages are priced at SAR4,000.
  • And, the Boss Emotion Club returns with two-day packages only featuring VIP drop-off areas, exquisite fine diningin an incredible track-side location, exclusive pitlane walks, garage tours and driver access, plus the best access into the post-race concerts and a VIP viewing platform, priced at SAR15,000.

The Diriyah Season is a month-long celebration of sport, kicking off with Formula E, followed by the World Heavyweight title clash between World Champion Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua in The Clash On The Dunes, The Diriyah Tennis Cup and the elite Diriyah Equestrian Festival.

As well as the Diriyah Music Festival, the season features cultural festivities, food and retail experiences, and the stunning ‘Diriyah Oasis’, a giant entertainment and art hub with fun for all the family.

Once again, the Bujairi district of Diriyah will be home to elegant fashion and retail, and the finest dining Saudi Arabia has to offer. And the DGDA will be staging tours of the fascinating and beautiful At-Turaif district, the UNESCO World Heritage site that stands as a symbol of Saudi’s rich history. Tickets for all of Diriyah Season’s spectacular events and entertainment will be available at www.diriyahseason.sa with Formula E, Clash On The Dunes and Diriyah Tennis Cup tickets now on sale. Tickets for other events as well as season long tickets will be announced soon. Follow Diriyah Season’s news and announcements on the official social media pages on twitter and Instagram @diriyahseason.

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