On September 27, the Capitol Theatre in 17 Stamford Road, Singapore will host the live music tour, showcasing performances by Singapore-based singer-songwriter lullaboy and British pop-rocker Yungblud.
The presentation, organized by Universal Music Singapore also includes two more acts from South-east Asia: the Filipino performer Zack Tabudlo and the Thai-Belgian alt-pop artist Violette Wautier.
Only those with an invitation can attend, however Singaporeans may win tickets by entering a contest at the Straight Times website https://www.straitstimes.com/. The competition ends on September 18.
Yungblud is the headliner, and his 2020 album Weird!, whose self-titled follow-up is scheduled to be released on Friday, said in a statement: “To share the stage alongside the biggest performers from South-east Asia is extremely thrilling to me. Singapore is a beautiful place.”
He continues, “particularly in music, this experience will be remarkable, as I adore traveling and discovering various cultures.”
llulaboy, an American born with Indonesian descent, rose to fame with songs like someone like u (2022), which has had over 24 million Spotify streams.
Universal Music’ss pre-pandemic 2019 debut edition featured artists like local singer Charlie Lim and American vocalist Jeremy Zucker.
The official media partner for this event is Kiss92 Singapore, owned and operated by SPH Media.
In Singapore, SPH Media Trust (SMT) is a media company with operations in print, digital, radio broadcast, and outdoor advertising. It was formally incorporated as a company limited by guarantee on 1 December 2021, following Singapore Press Holdings Limited’s successful transfer of its media business.
With Mediacorp, it is one of a duopoly that controls Singapore’s mainstream media. SPH Media Trust employs more than 2,500 people overall, including a staff of about 1,000 journalists who serve as international correspondents.