12 more acts added to Neon Lights lineup

By Zaki JufriEvents - 08 October 2015 9:00 AM | Updated 10:51 AM

12 more acts added to Neon Lights lineup

It already has a stunning lineup to begin with, but upcoming music festival Neon Lights is upping the ante by adding 12 more names to its already awesome bill.

Joining the likes of Nile Rodgers and CHIC, Australian dance duo Flight Facilities, Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice, Brooklyn-based experimental electronic act Ratatat, French New Wave band Nouvelle Vague and American folk rock act Sun Kil Moon include American singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata, British ambient-folk rock trio Daughter, Japanese acid-punk band Bo Ningen, American hip hop group Blackalicious and more.

Besides music, the festival will also feature a host of arts performances and installations. Singapore artist and curator Noor Effendy Ibrahim will turn festival's Cloud Factory venue into a multi-sensory and multi-disciplinary art installation featuring video art, by Wu Jun Han, music experimentations by Yuen Chee Wai and Friends, and performances by NADA and Marla Bendini.

Over at the Club Minky venue, Singapore's drag diva Becca D'Bus will entertain crowds with her raunchy shenanigans alongside fellow queens Noristar Narcisso, Mona Kee Kee and Ashley Fifty. Club Minky will also host some of the region's finest stand-up comedians presented by Comedy Masala as well as the Singapore premiere of Irish physical comedy duo The Lords of Strut and Australia’s circus fringe act The League of Sideshow Superstars.

Spoken word festival Lit Up will also make an appearance at the festival. For its seventh edition, the event will include Francesca Beard, known for her thrilling one-woman spoken word shows, and Karen McCarthy-Wolf, shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 Forward Prize, Lit Up culminates in the much-loved Singapore National Poetry Slam Championship.

The two-day festival takes place on 28-29 November at Fort Canning Green.

Here's the full music lineup:
  • CHIC feat Nile Rodgers (USA)
  • Damien Rice (Ireland)
  • Flight Facilities (Australia)
  • Daughter (England)
  • Ride (England)                  
  • Ratatat (USA)                                                                   
  • Rachael Yamagata (USA)                                             
  • Mercury Rev (USA)
  • Bo Ningen (Japan)
  • Kiasmos (Iceland)
  • Mr Scruff (England)
  • The Pains of Being Pure at Heart (USA)
  • Nouvelle Vague (France)
  • Viet Cong (Canada)
  • The Field (Sweden)
  • RÜFÜS (Australia)
  • Shugo Tokumaru (Japan)
  • Sun Kil Moon (USA)                                                       
  • MOCCA (Indonesia)
  • Julia Holter (USA)
  • Blackalicious (USA)
  • Kid Koala (Canada)
  • Songhoy Blues (Mali)
  • Gengahr (England)
  • Hanging Up the Moon (Singapore)
  • Lost Weekend (Singapore)
  • Jacques Greene (Canada)
  • Bennett Bay (Singapore)

Neon Lights

Neon Lights

Date Nov 28, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015

VenueFort Canning Park

Ticket PriceS$40.00 - S$240.00
 (excludes booking fee)