Commercialbank Qatar Masters

Arrested Development to replace Simple Minds

Double Grammy award-winning hip-hop legends Arrested Development have been announced as the new headline concert for the evening of Friday 29 January at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters after organisers confirmed that Simple Minds will no longer be performing at the event.

The Atlanta-based hip-hop pioneers are expected to wow the weekend crowds at Doha Golf Club with hits from their iconic back-catalogue including the anthemic songs, Tennessee, Revolution (from the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s Malcom X) and Mr Wendal.

In 1993 Arrested Development became the first ever hip-hop artist to receive the “best new artist” Grammy award, as well as the award for “best rap single”. Their album, 3 years, 5 months and two days In The Life of, sold over 4 million units, with singles from that maiden voyage playing like a soundtrack in the lives’ of so many people worldwide.

Commercial Bank Qatar Masters organisers - the Qatar Golf Association (QGA), Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and Commercial Bank – are expecting to welcome thousands of visitors to Doha Golf Club from 27 – 30 January for another exciting weekend packed with world-class golf and family entertainment. Families will have the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere at gourmet pop-up restaurants, indulge in the shopping boulevard with a wide selection of merchandise on sale and enjoy a myriad of activities in the family zone.