Music lovers can look forward to an unparalleled 30 hours of world class music as the Singapore International Jazz Festival (SING JAZZ) returns to the iconic Marina Bay Sands for the fourth year from 31 March to 2 April.
Be treated to extraordinary music from multiple Grammy Award winners such as Corinne Bailey Rae, Esperanza Spalding, Youssou NDour & Le Super Etoile de Dakar and HITMAN David Foster, who will be joined by his star-studded line-up of Friends, Brian McKnight, Chaka Khan, Thirdstory, Dira Sugandi and Nick Zavior. Renowned DJ Gilles Peterson also makes his SING JAZZ debut with the Zara McFarlane Band, Nubya Garcia and MC Earl Zinger. Funk bassist Nik West, home-grown band Aaron James Lee Trio, Raw Earth, Ray Parker Jr, and the ever-eclectic Raúl Midón Trio will ensure many a fulfilling evenings at the Main Stage.
But there’s more.
Move on indoors to The Late Show on Friday (31 March) and Saturday (1 April) – an all new element of the festival combining scintillating live performances in an intimate club atmosphere. Ernesto Enriquez and his jazz-infused Afro-Cuban sounds get the party going on Friday, ahead of Al McKay’s iconic Earth, Wind & Fire Experience, followed by an all-star jam session led by Incognito’s Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick and Citrus Sun. Another UK favourite, electronic duo Basement Jaxx, will complete 12 hours of amazing music. Saturday’s late night offerings begin with Brit Award winners Rudimental and their dazzling DJ set before Incognito head another jam session of Festival artists.
Attendees at SING JAZZ 2017 may also look forward to a richer range of spirits and liquors to complement the musical atmosphere.
At the inaugural Lanson Champagne Terrace, spectators can pamper themselves with a premium elevated view of the iconic outdoor stage while sipping on flutes of Lanson champagne. PengWine is also on hand to launch its very first vintage bubbly - Chinstrap Sparkling Brut. Those who prefer to cool off with lager and cider can soak in the golden hour of the festival with Tiger Beer, Erdinger or Strongbow Cider.
Tickets for the Singapore International Jazz Festival 2017: Main Stage and The Late Show start from $108 and are available at www.marinabaysands.com/ticketing and www.apactix.com. Also available is the Full Festival Pass ($288) which gives access to 30 hours of music at both The Main Stage & The Late Show on all days. For more information, please visit www.sing-jazz.com.
|Date:||31 March - 01 April 2017|
|Venue:||Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands|