You have no excuse to miss the 2015 Formula 1® Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix!
1. GLOBAL SUPERSTAR & “HAPPY” AMBASSADOR PHARRELL WILLIAMS
With a string of accolades including eight Grammys, seven Billboard Music awards and two BET awards, catch the multi-talented Pharrell Williams with his debut performance as a solo artist in Singapore.
2. POP-ROCK HEAVYWEIGHTS MAROON 5
Back by popular demand, look forward to three-time Grammy award winnerMaroon 5’s signature sounds and infectious brand of pop as they perform songs from their latest album V, including chart-topping singles ‘Sugar’ and ‘Animals’, on Saturday.
3. MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNING ROCK LEGENDS BON JOVI
Cap off the Grand Prix weekend with a bang by joining American rock legends BON JOVI at the Padang Stage. Named #1 touring act in the world four times in the last five years, look forward to an unforgettable night as they perform rock-anthems including ‘You Give Love a Bad Name’, ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’, and ‘It’s My Life’.
4. LEGENDARY NEW ROMANTIC BAND SPANDAU BALLET
One of the most commercially successful ‘80s bands, be serenaded with Spandau Ballet’s all-time favourites such as ‘True’, ‘Gold’, and ‘Through the Barricades’ at the Village Stage on Saturday.
5. INTERNATIONAL REGGAE STAR JIMMY CLIFF
With 33 albums, 10 singles and best known for introducing reggae to an international audience, catch the Jamaican superstar performing hit singles ‘Wonderful World, Beautiful People’ and ‘I Can See Clearly Now’.
6. GENRE-BENDING TRIO DIRTY LOOPS
Having made a name for themselves with their twisted pop covers including Lady Gaga’s ‘Just Dance’ in 2010, the Swedish trio has since express their own brand of jazz, R&B and
electronic dance music-infected pop in their music, featuring their No.1 single ‘Hit Me’.
7. SINGAPORE’S HOTTEST POP BAND THE SAM WILLOWS
Fresh from the recording of their debut album, homegrown act The Sam Willows is set to win over more fans with their catchy pop tunes, including their chart-topping first single ‘Take Heart’.
8. SOULFUL SIRENS
Local Jazz & Samba Singer, Dawn Ho
With a unique vocal timbre thatmakes her a natural in doing jazz, bossa nova and samba numbers, Dawn’s style has been described as sophisticated and vibrant.
Soul Vocalist, Michaela Therese
Michaela delivers music that are drenched in soul and shaped by her education in jazz piano, as well as her affinity with rhythm & blues.
Pop Singer/Songwriter, Daphne Khoo
2004’s Singapore Idol runner-up and Best Breakout Solo Artist at Power 98’s Singapore Music Awards 2008, Daphne brings along messages of love and hope through her original music.
Pop-Contemporary Singer, Lily Anna
Michaela delivers music that are drenched in soul and shaped by her education in jazz piano, as well as her affinity with rhythm & blues. One of Singapore’s best pop -contemporary singers, soothe your listening ears with Lily’s wonderful vocals, wide range of repertoire and charming showmanship.
9. MAMBO STAGE BY ZOUK
Popular homegrown nightclub Zouk will be taking the national dance phenomenon Mambo Jambo to the Circuit Park during the race weekend, with resident deejays Andrew Tang, djB and Jeremy Boon playing up your favourite tunes.
10. GROOVY BANDS
The London Fog
Get ready to dance, shake and groove to the captivating sounds of the ‘60s as The London Fog takes the stage after a four-year hiatus.
VOX – Pop rock band on strings
Strumming up a new sound with the acoustic violin, viola and cello, look out for the string quartet’s bold re-intepretations of hits, including music by Adele, Muse and Kings of Leon.
Indie Pop Quintet – Take Two
Groove to a sonic combination of anthemic island-pop, indie rock, and a smattering of jazz and R&B by quintet Take Two.
11. MUSICAL CABARET TRIO DIM SUM DOLLIES
Having made an indelible mark on Singapore’s theatre and entertainment scene, the Dollies are all about living life to the fullest, daring to dream and being true to oneself through each show’s original script and music.
12. JEROME MURAT:THE STATUE WITH TWO HEADS
A two-headed stone statue comes to life in this mesmerizing enactment with a combination of mime, magic, theatre and dance.
13. VINO VERITAS
Playing a fusion of European gypsy jazz and folk music, the lively energetic trio will captivate audiences young and old with catchy performances guaranteed to get your feet tapping.
14. ONE-MAN BAND REUBEN STONE
Check out this one-man band who records live loops in his performances, involving layers of guitar, bass and beat box.
15. BOYS IN THE BAND
Celebrate the greatest songs from the biggest boy bands of all time including The Beatles,
Jackson 5, Bee Gees, Beach Boys and more with this internationally-acclaimed Australian quintet.
16. CIRCUS ACTS
Strings on Fire – the world’s hottest violin duo
Prepare for an explosive mix of entertainment as Strings on Fire fuses elements of violin, tango and fire with a unique combination of circus stunts.
Catch masterful gymnastics by former Cirque du Soleil artists Duo MainTenanT.
17. GLOBE OF DEATH’S DAREDEVIL STUNT AT THE PADANG
Witness daredevil motorcyclists defy gravity on 4-cylinder dirt bikes by looping vertically and horizontally inside an 18ft-wide steel cage.
Be awed by tricks of the mind and sleight of hand as Australian mentalist Jean-Christophe, America’s leading close-up magician Prakash Puru and Singapore’s Mask Changer Alex T promise to leave fans amazed.
19. KYLE COX
Musician Kyle Cox, founder of Pantheon Steel and creator of the Halo handpan, promises to captivate with the beautiful, hypnotic sound of this unique steel drum.
20. ROVING ARTISTES
Look out for colourful roving artistes Light Umbrellas, French Spies, Carillon Vivente, Fiesta Tropicale, Supersonics (in photo-worthy superhero costumes), Alia and Jamal and The Mirror Family.
Tickets for the 2015 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX are available for sale atwww.singaporegp.sg, via the ticketing hotline +65 6738 6738 as well as all authorised ticketing agents. For updates on the latest entertainment line-up, visit www.singaporegp.sg.
*This post was curated and originally published by Singapore GP Pte Ltd.