With less than three weeks to the 2017 Formula 1
Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, race organiser Singapore
GP Pte Ltd has unveiled a comprehensive fringe entertainment
line-up to complement the festivities at the Marina Bay Street
In addition to previously announced acts Calvin
Harris, Ariana Grande, Duran Duran, OneRepublic, Seal, The
Chainsmokers, Lianne La Havas and George the Poet, Singapore GP
has added more support acts to amp up the excitement at
Singapore’s tenth Formula 1 night race this 15 to 17 September.
International support music acts performing
throughout the Marina Bay Street Circuit include Canadian
singer-songwriter Alysha Brilla, whose contemporary music draws on
the influences of her Indian-Tanzanian roots, award-winning
Malaysian rock band Kyoto Protocol, UK-based beatboxing trio
Bloxed Beats and folk-pop, indie rock US band Cale and the Gravity
The night race will also see a record number of
homegrown musicians making their debut at the Marina Bay Street
Waving the city-state flag proudly are two of the
island's hottest hip-hop artistes, THELIONCITYBOY and ShiGGa Shay.
Racegoers can look forward to performances by one of Asia’s
leading vocal band, MICappella as well as chart-topping R&B
singers Sam Rui, Vandetta and Tabitha Nauser.
Just for the night
race, Tabitha and ShiGGA Shay will collaborate and perform a song
exclusively over the race weekend.
Indie rock fans can catch the high-energy
performances from Stopgap and Aarika Lee & The Next Movement. Fans
too can party the night away with resident deejays Ghetto, LeNerd
and Andrew Tang from iconic homegrown nightclub Zouk.
Fun for Everyone
Ticketholders can catch Australian performing
arts company Strange Fruit as they enthrall audiences with a
large-scale visual spectacle ‘Spheres’ which fuses theatre, dance
and circus at the Circuit Park’s newest entertainment zone at the
Set against the backdrop of the historic Victoria
Theatre and Concert Hall, look out as four celestial beings emerge
out of giant illuminated globes perched atop 4-metre high flexible
poles in a whimsical tale of transformation and wonder.
Join in the fun with the German group Groove
Onkels as they perform at the Marina Bay for the first time, with
a spectacular showcase of Latin percussion and rock music using
trash cans, sticks and brushes.
Groove to the beat with the
award-winning DrumCat, an all-female drumming group from South
Korea (pictured above), or be captivated by the sounds of jazz, funk, Latin and
hip-hop by Singapore’s very first New Orleans-style New Stream
Ticketholders can also look forward to
mesmerising acts geared towards the young, and the young-at-heart.
Dressed in full detailed tree costumes, the wacky Treemendous
Treants are game for fun picture opportunities that will make your
friends green with envy.
Another act that is hard to miss is CJ Bubble.
With mega bubbles measuring 6 to 9 feet wide, CJ will wow
audiences with her Instagram-worthy spectacular soap bubble
creations throughout the Circuit Park.
UK’s acrobatic moustachioed trio Acro-Chaps are
set to delight the audience with their unique brand of comedy and
astounding feats of strength while the unbelievably agile Lisa
Lottie’s hypnotic ‘Bend it like Barbie’ performance (pictured
above) will also have
fans transfixed as she contorts her body while performing
impressive hula hoop manoeuvres.
Over at the F1 Village in Zone 1, fans of the
Singapore Grand Prix can embark on a nostalgic journey through a
decade of Formula 1 night racing with a photo exhibition
featuring the event’s iconic moments, and marvel at a stunning
display of vintage cars which will be used for the Formula 1
Drivers’ Parade on race day.
Elsewhere, ticketholders can look forward
to interactive activities throughout the Circuit Park – change the tyres of the Formula 1 replica car in the Pit Stop Challenge, get
yourself inked with a complimentary temporary tattoo at the
Airbrush Tattoo booths or strike a pose at one of the many photo
opportunities at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
Tickets for the 2017 Formula 1 Singapore
Airlines Singapore Grand Prix start from S$78 for a Friday Zone 4
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