Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher performs with new band Beady Eye in Abu Dhabi. Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher entertained in his usual trademark style, complete with a mix of smiles and attitude, at Yas Island's Flash Forum on Friday night.

The lead single of new band Beady Eye hit the capital to a Brit-heavy crowd of more than 3,000. It took a few warm-up numbers but by the time the Manchester lad starting pumping out the vocals for The Roller, proceedings got underway. 

Dressed in army green, Gallagher made an effort with his grateful crowd, pointing, winking and shaking a few hands.

tabloid! snatched a few minutes with guitarist Andy Bell who played with Gallagher and his brother Noel in Oasis.

"It's great to be here," he said backstage. "We only wish we could stay longer but we fly out in three hours."