King of Asian pop JAY CHOU will perform his hits and songs from his 14th studio album Jay Chou’s Bedtime Stories(周杰伦的床边故事)featuring ‘Love Confession’（告白气球), at the Padang stage on Friday, 14 September. The Taiwanese superstar will share the limelight in a special collaboration with Singaporean jazz vocalistJoanna Dong, who Jay Chou recently mentored in Sing! China.
Since their debut in 2003, the Las Vegas-based rock band THE KILLERS have headlined most of the world’s top festivals including Coachella, Lollapalooza and Glastonbury and received countless accolades for their artistic achievements, including an MTV Video Music Award, four NME Awards and a Brit Award. Fans can look forward to their anthemic hits ‘Mr Brightside’, ‘Somebody Told Me’, ‘The Man’, ‘Run for Cover’ and more at the Padang stage on Saturday, 15 September after the last track activity.
One of Britain’s most prominent rock stars, LIAM GALLAGHER rose to fame as the lead singer of the legendary band Oasis for over two decades and was voted by Q magazine readers as the greatest frontman of all time in 2010. He was later the singer of Beady Eye before performing as a solo artist when he released his debut solo album As You Were in 2017. Catch Liam Gallagher at the Padang stage on Saturday, 15 September, before Formula 1 Qualifying.
Dance music’s freshest talent MARTIN GARRIX has headlined festivals around the globe, founded a label and won the #1 spot in DJ Mag’s Top 100 twice. ‘Animals’, released in 2013, was a breakout success and a game changer for the music industry. Reaching #1 in the UK and many other territories, it ultimately reached over a billion streams across several platforms. Garrix’s own 2017 releases includes ‘Scared To Be Lonely’ with Dua Lipa, ‘Byte’ with Brooks and ‘So Far Away’ with David Guetta. Catch Martin Garrix as he spins his chart-topping hits at the Padang stage on Sunday, 16 September after the Formula 1 race.
English singer songwriter DUA LIPA was discovered when she first did song covers on her YouTube channel back in 2009. She is now the youngest female music artist ever to hit a billion views on the video platform. In 2017, Lipa released her self-titled debut studio album that spawned seven singles including two UK Top 10 singles ‘Be The One’ and ‘IDGAF’ as well as the UK #1 single ‘New Rules’, which reached #6 in the US. The 23-year-old has rapidly established herself as pop act with 3.5 million in global sales. Dua Lipa will be performing at the Padang stage on Sunday, 16 September, before the Formula 1 race.
Best known for their classic ballads, British soul and pop band SIMPLY RED has become a true global arena act since their first tour in 1985. The band held their final farewell tour in 2010 after 25 years, having performed to over 11 million people in over 1,100 shows worldwide. They reunited for their 30th anniversary tour in 2015 and have continued touring since. Fans can look forward to their hits such as ‘If You Don’t Know Me by Now’, ‘Stars’ and ‘Holding Back the Years’ with Simply Red at the Village stage on Sunday, 16 September.
Hailing from New Jersey, THE SUGARHILL GANG is probably the first professional hip-hop group to introduce this genre of music to the world. Their 1979 hit single ‘Rapper’s Delight’ sold over 8 million copies and became the biggest selling rap single of all time. Catch Wonder Mike, Master Gee, Hendogg and DJ Dynasty from The Sugarhill Gang at the Village stage (Zone 1) on Saturday, 15 September and the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre on Sunday, 16 September.
Founded 1988, BJÖRN AGAIN is the top ABBA tribute show and the most successful tribute band of all time. The band played their first show in Melbourne, Australia in 1989 and has since continued to perform at over 7000 shows in over 100 countries. Dance along to evergreen hits such as ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Mamma Mia’ and more at the Village Stage on Friday, 14 September, Esplanade Outdoor Theatre on Saturday, 15 September and the Sunset Stage on Sunday, 16 September.
Japanese pop-rock band End of the World(SEKAI NO OWARI) was formed in 2007 amongst childhood friends who collectively managed a live music venue in Japan. The band has since seen a meteoric rise to the top within the Japanese music scene with their latest album Tree, which topped the charts. The eclectic quartet has also performed two sold-out shows at the 70,000 seat Nissan Stadium, Japan’s largest venue. Catch Sekai No Owari at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre on Saturday, 15 September.
Formed in Edinburgh in 2008 by Alloysious Massaquoi, Kayus Bankole and Graham ‘G’ Hastings, YOUNG FATHERShas enjoyed tremendous commercial success and widespread critical acclaim. The trio has bagged a Scottish Album of the Year Award, a Mercury Prize for their 2014 album DEAD, collaborated with Massive Attack and has even contributed to the soundtrack of British crime comedy drama film T2 Trainspotting. Expect a formidable show from the hip-hop group’s first performance in Singapore at the Downtown stage at Zone 4 on Saturday, 15 September and again on Sunday, 16 September at the Sunset Stage.
Non-stop partying with even more support entertainment acts
The entertainment programme is jam-packed with even more critically acclaimed international acts throughout the Circuit Park, including European and African-based collective Afro Celt Sound System, United Kingdom’s House Gospel Choir, Indonesia’s folk-pop duo Stars and Rabbit, China’s rising star DJ Lizzy Wang, Australia’s charismatic Boys in the Band, bonebreaking dance duo Bonesthemachine & Drewdollaz, street percussionist The Bucket Boyfrom the US and knife-juggling duo Two Gentlemenfrom the UK.
Singaporeans can look forward to nine local trailblazers including Sing! China’s Joanna Dong, Abby Simone X MMLD, Miss Lou, Picks, M1LDL1FE, as well as DJs Myrne,EATMEPOPTART, EMONIG
Patrons will be able to catch these performances and enjoy the carnival-like ambience at the Marina Bay Street Circuit with their FORMULA 1 2018 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX ticket.
More single day ticket options now available
In addition to the existing single-day grandstand ticket options for the Padang Grandstand and Pit Grandstand (Sunday only), fans can now opt for single-day Bay Grandstand tickets at S$108 for Friday, S$188 for Saturday and S$208 for Sunday.
Fans who prefer the flexibility that walkabout ticket options offer can now choose from the Friday Zone 4 Walkabout (S$78), Saturday Zone 4 Walkabout (S$168) and Sunday Zone 4 Walkabout (S$188) tickets, in addition to the single-day Premier Walkabout tickets.
Group Booking Specials are also available for selected grandstand and Premier Walkabout tickets, offering savings of up to 17% for purchases of four or more tickets.
Special ticket promotion for Singapore residentsA limited number of Friday Zone 4 Walkabout tickets will be sold to Singapore residents at an exclusive promotional price of S$38 nett – 51% off the regular price of S$78. These tickets can only be purchased over-the-counter at SISTIC outlets (subject to availability).For more information on the FORMULA 1 2018 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX or to purchase tickets (priced from S$78 for a single-day ticket or S$298 for a three-day ticket), click here.