The king of Mandopop kicks off a star-studded entertainment line-up with hits like “Love Confession” from his 14th studio album Jay Chou’s Bedtime Stories. Unlike his solo 2012 performance, he’ll have a special guest this time: his Sing! China mentee and Singaporean jazz singer Joanna Dong.
Details: Friday, 14 September, Padang Stage, Zone 4
Las Vegas outfit The Killers have rocked festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury. Hot on the heels of a Europe tour this summer, they’re coming to Singapore with anthemic hits like “Mr Brightside”, “The Man” and more.
Details: Saturday, 15 September Padang Stage Zone 4
The legendary Oasis frontman will be in town to belt out songs from his top-selling 2017 solo album As You Were, which debuted at #1 in the UK.
Details: Saturday, 15 September, Padang Stage Zone 4
The up-and-coming English singer-songwriter makes her first night race appearance. Expect to hear her UK #1 single “New Rules”, as well as UK Top 10 singles “Be the One” and “IDGAF”.
Details: Sunday, 16 September, Padang Stage Zone 4
Star EDM producer and DJ Mag’s Top 100 #1 pick makes his Singapore Grand Prix debut with chart-topping hits such as “Scared To Be Lonely”, “Animals”, “Byte” and “So Far Away”. As an added bonus, he’ll also perform live with Dua Lipa.
Details: Sunday, 16 September, Padang Stage, Zone 4
Sampa the Great
Born in Zambia and raised in Botswana, Sampa Tembo is an upcoming African poet, singer-songwriter, and rapper currently based in Melbourne who has performed with the likes of Kendrick Lamar.
Details: Friday, 14 September Downtown Zone 4/ Saturday 15 September Sunset Stage Zone 1
Expect lots of laughs from this ABBA parody group who will be performing a mix of both ABBA songs and original parody pieces.
Details: Friday 14 September, Village Stage, Zone 1/Saturday 15 September, Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, Zone 4/ Sunday 16 September, Sunset Stage, Zone 1
The Sugarhill Gang
This American hip hop group is famous for having the first rap single to become a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1979. Expect to hear this and some of their other famous tracks like “Apache” and “8th Wonder”.
Details: Saturday 15 September, Village Stage, Zone 1/ Sunday 16 September, Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, Zone 4
End of the World (Sekai No Owari)
Formed in 2007, this Tokyo band has toured with UK-based electronic act Clean Bandit and collaborated with American funk-pop band DNCE. Expect them to bring their lively vibe and music to the stage, performing hits from their chart-topping album Tree.
Details: Saturday 15 September, Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, Zone 4
Joe Hahn of Linkin Park
The American musician, DJ, director and visual artist is the brains behind a number of rock band Linkin Park’s videos and has done the turntables, sampling and programming for all seven of the band’s albums. Don’t miss his DJ set on Saturday afternoon.
Details: Saturday 15 September, Downtown, Zone 4
Award-winning Edinbourgh hip-hop trio Young Fathers are bringing their unique rhythm and rhymes to the stage. Their third album, Cocoa Sugar, featuring the singles ‘Lord’, ‘In My View’ and ‘Toy’, is the band’s biggest success to date.
Details: Saturday 15 September, Downtown, Zone 4/ Sunday 16 September, Village Stage, Zone 1
Popular 80s band known for classics such as “If you don’t know me by now” and “Stars”, Simply Red will be in town to perform favourites from their many Top 40 UK singles.
Details: Sunday 16 September, Village Stage, Zone 1