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5 Singapore debuts at September grand prix

The Chainsmokers, Ariana Grande, Seal, Lianne La Havas and George the Poet will play their maiden shows for F1, the racing series owned by Live Nation shareholder Liberty

By IQ on 26 Apr 2017

Duran Duran, Singapore 2012, Live Nation Lushington

Duran Duran play the Singapore Indoor Stadium in March 2012

image © Live Nation Lushington

Five major international acts will play their maiden shows in Singapore this September, joining Duran Duran and OneRepublic for after-race concerts at the Singaporean grand prix.

Race promoter Singapore GP yesterday announced the first wave of artists for this year’s shows – a tradition of Singaporean grands prix since the race’s revival in 2008 – bringing The Chainsmokers, Ariana Grande, Seal, Lianne La Havas and British rapper George the Poet for their debut performances in the city-state over three days in late September.

Duran Duran, who played their last Singaporean show in 2012, will perform on both Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September, with the other acts playing a single day apiece. More performers are set to be announced in future.

Liberty Media, which holds a significant minority stake in Live Nation, acquired grand prix organiser Formula 1 last September.


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