Written by: Judith Ann Kumar and Christie Foong
Guess what? It's time to bring out the big guns. IGNITE! Music festival 2016 boasts a good mix of genres in its line up this year. Here's a run down on the acts you can rock out to at day one of IGNITE!
Efficient Public Transport (EPT) is an alternative rock band consisting of 5 members. With their blend of melodies and tunes, the band is "sure to strike a chord with your inner rebel". They've previously played on stages like Shine Festival and Noise Singapore Festival. As the runner-up for the IGNITE! Band Auditions 2016, EPT has earned their spot to play on the IGNITE! stage.
Efficient Public Transport
Jammerz Arena is an Interest Group from Republic Polytechnic that consists of students from all walks of life coming together with the same passion, making music. Join Jammerz Arena as they come together to perform on the IGNITE! stage this year!
The 5-piece indie rock band Take Two is no stranger to the local music scene. Back again for the 2nd year, the band has played on other stages like Baybeats 2015 and Shine Festival 2016. They've even played for audiences in Spain, Malaysia, Thailand and China.
Rapper, producer and music activist - THELIONCITYBOY - is back on the IGNITE! stage! Well known in the local music industry for his hip hop music, you wouldn't want to miss it.
Singer-songwriter and producer, Linying has already made her way up to Spotify's American and global viral 50 chart with her first solo release, Sticky Leaves.
Formed in 2011, the indie-rock band "strives to create music that's not only heard, but felt". Last year, Stopgap launched Totems, their debut full-length album.
These Brittle Bones (Chris Jones) is a singer-songwriter from the UK who's based in Singapore. The 17-year-old's genre of music includes ambient/electronic. He released "Instinct" in March 2016, the first single in his upcoming EP titled "Effects".
These Brittle Bones
Disco Hue is a 4-piece electronic pop band. They recently released their Debut EP titled Arcade, which charted 2nd on the iTunes Pop Chart in Singapore. The band will be having a release party in Japan on the 6th August 2016.
A progressive start with EPT, and a chill vibe to end the night with Disco Hue, there is so much in store for you at IGNITE! Make sure you don't miss this chance to check out these homegrown acts at their best and brightest on the festival stage tonight! First band begins 4,30pm. See you there!
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IGNITE! Music Festival
Official Website: http://www.ignitemusicfest.com/