Autism Rocks Fest Including Performances by Flo Rida and Tyga

Sanjay Shah’s Autism Rocks has taken off since its beginning in 2014. The concert event that supports Autism research will have Flo Rida and Tyga performing this year April 1 in Dubai. Proceeds go to Autism Research Trust which funds research by the Autism Research Centre. The concert will take place at a new venue on the Dubai Outlet Mall grounds dubbed The Autism Rocks Arena. Taking place during Autism Awareness Month, there will also be family activities such as face painting, a petting zoo, laser tag and a zip line among other activities. The cost is only 50 AED.
Autism Rocks was started by Sanjay Shah and was a premier invite only event with entrepreneurs who could donate thousands to the concert. This year is a little different, since it will be open to people of all financial backgrounds. Sanjay (https://www.crunchbase.com/person/sanjay-shah-2#/entity) first got the idea for the charity after an unexpected visit from none other than Snoop Dog. The visit inspired him to get back into the music scene he was a part of in college. He used to set up and market gigs. This time he wanted proceeds to go to autism research ever since his son Nikhil was diagnosed in 2011.
Sanjay is the founder of Solo Capital a financial firm that does business in London and Dubai.  His wife and three kids live in the city with him. Having eyes and ears in the music business, Sanjay was able to find stars passing through Dubai to play private concerts that he would pay for. Invited attendees were expected to donate heavily to autism research in order to see the concert and meet the stars. One such star was Prince, who played in London for the first concert.