Neon Lights, a new major music and art destination festival, will blaze a trail across the region’s festival circuit come this November!

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The first of its kind in Singapore, and taking its cues from the world’s greatest music festivals, Neon Lights will illuminate the historic Fort Canning Park with a rich and vibrant music and arts programme encompassing international and local music, dance, theatre, comedy, art & design installations, spoken word and children’s workshops.

Neon Lights Fest Singapore

Built on an uncompromising philosophy of collaboration and community, the inaugural annual festival will run from 1pm till late each day, and will incorporate every nook and cranny of Fort Canning’s 3 main outdoor event spaces – Fort Green, Fort Gate and OMSQ.

Neon Lights promises a premium multi-disciplinary, multi-sensory experience for everyone, regardless of age or interest, set across 6 stages:

  1. Neon Lights Stage
  2. Neon Gardens Stage
  3. Club Minky
  4. Cloud Factory
  5. Lit Up @ Neon Lights
  6. Easy Street

The first 16 acts of a superbly eclectic music line-up were handpicked from over 10 countries across 5 continents. List of confirmed acts to date are as follows:

  • CHIC feat Nile Rodgers (USA)
  • Damien Rice (Ire)
  • Flight Facilities (Aus)
  • Mercury Rev (USA)
  • Ratatat (USA)
  • Ride (UK)
  • Kiasmos (Ice)
  • Mr Scruff (UK)
  • Nouvelle Vague (Fra)
  • The Field (Swe)
  • Shugo Tokumaru (Jap)
  • Sun Kil Moon (USA)
  • Julia Holter (USA)
  • Songhoy Blues (Mali)
  • Hanging Up The Moon (SG)
  • Bennett Bay (SG)

More acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

Neon Lights Festival

Families with kids will be entertained by the interactive sideshow, circus, comedy and cabaret performances at Club Minky, followed by children’s wearable art and movement workshops by MySuperFuture at Cloud Factory.

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For fans of the spoken and written word, Lit Up @ Neon will be a literary treat with performances, readings, panel discussions and interviews.

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Also, attendees will get to participate in a live street art and culture celebration on Easy Street curated by Recognize Studios and Sideshow, alongside the breakbeats of hip hop artistes and scratch DJs.

Full details of arts programme, food, and other experiential offerings to be announced in October.

Neon Lights Singapore

Early Bird and Family Weekend Tickets on sale from 9am, Tuesday, 8th September via Neon Lights’ website, SISTIC’s website, SISTIC ticketing hotline +65 6348 5555, and EventCliQue.com.

Limited supply of early bird tickets available and Under 18s conditions of purchase apply. Single day & group tickets on sale soon.

EARLY BIRD & FAMILY WEEKEND

* On sale from 9am Tuesday 8th September until stocks last. All prices below exclude booking fees.

Early Bird Adult 2-Day Weekend (18yrs & above): $189

Youth 2-Day Weekend (12-17yrs): $150
*Must be accompanied by an adult.
*Max 2 x Youth per paying adult, photo ID required.

Child 2-Day Weekend (Under 12): $40
*Must be accompanied by an adult.
*Max 2 x Child per paying adult, photo ID required.

Neon Lights is organised by a team of international award-winning festival experts, including co-founders of Electric Picnic (IRE), Clockenflap (HK) and Harvest Festival (AUS), in collaboration with the experienced and dynamic Singapore team.

For more information, visit Neon Lights’ website or Facebook page.

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