Beerfest Asia 2018 | Singapore
Music

Tribute Band - VIVA COLDPLAY (Coldplay Tribute)

Viva Coldplay, the international-touring tribute band is performing their most lavish show to date, overflowing with all the Coldplay classics beloved by many. Accompanied with all the flamboyance of costumes and stylings resemblance, as well as visual animations. Fans can expect the concert to feature impressive note-for-note renditions of Coldplay’s greatest songs that take you back to a special time.

Tribute Band - The U2 Show Achtung Baby (U2 Tribute)

A riot of melody, rhythm, costumes and lights, as the band traverse the hit-studded history of U2’s early work from their debut album Boy (1980), right through to songs from the most recent album, 2017’s Songs Of Experience. The Sweetest Thing, Lemon, New Year’s Day, One – if U2 had a hit with it, The U2 Show Achtung Baby will play it!

Tribute Band - Killer Queen (Queen Tribute)

Back by overwhelming demand, Killer Queen is no stranger to our Beerfest Asia stage. One would be forgiven for thinking that you are in presence of the real deal given the resemblance of the main lead with Freddie Mercury. Be assured that our Hot Favourite is here to rock up your night!

Sunday Blues Jam: Whipped Cream

Whipped Cream is a blues-rock band from Singapore. The band is made up of members Martin (vocals/ lead guitar), Clarence (drums), Beverley (rhythm guitar) and Nicole (bass). Being huge blues music enthusiasts, the members of the band decided to come together to pay tribute to the genre and to continue the work of local blues bands to bring good blues music to Singapore. Among the many blues greats, the members of the band have been greatly influenced by the music of Eric Clapton, covering tunes from Cream, Derek & The Dominoes and modern Clapton. 

Sunday Blues Jam: The Souls

The Souls‘ music is rooted in 60’s Southern Soul; that golden era when legends like Etta James, Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin made the pilgrimage to recording studios in Memphis and Muscle Shoals to create some of the grooviest, most heartfelt RnB put to wax.

Featuring Singapore’s home grown Soul diva, Vanessa Barker backed by full rhythm and horn sections, let The Souls transport your mind, body and spirit with their sweet, irresistible grooves.

At Beerfest, The Souls will be joined by special guests Surath Godfrey (guest vocal) and Elsa Mickayla (backing vocals).

The Souls are: Vanessa Barker (vocals), Daniel Feiler (guitar), David Ng (bass), Joshua Symons (drums), Nathanael Nilesh Raj (keyboards), Firdaus Yusoff (Trombone), Ludovic Baudet (Trumpet), and Benson Kong (saxophone).

Sunday Blues Jam: Raw Earth and Friends ft. Alex Terry, Kelly Olafson & more

Sunday Blues Jam: Good Question

Sunday Blues Jam: Alexandra _ the P.L.F Connection!

Alex & the P.L.F. Connection is a legends tribute band, comprises of an exciting line-up of 6 free-spirited, & outstanding musicians, namely – Sebastian Ho (Guitar), Edmund Wuu (Tenor Sax & Keys), Teo Boon Chye (Alto Sax), John Paul Balthazar Kwan (Electric Bass), Richard Khan (Drums), & Alexandra Hsieh (Vocals & Tap Dance). Alex & her infectious bunch are pleased to present at BeerFest 2017, their first tribute series – The Aretha Franklin Tribute Series, featuring some of the biggest & coolest hits from Aretha’s extensive repertoire & career, like Respect, Rock Steady, & You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman. They are also very honored to have one of Singapore’s own legends, Francis Chan (bassist & vocalist of former U-Blues Band, & Raw Earth) as their special guest

Local Band - Welcome to the Machine

Welcome to the Machine’ (WTTM) is Singapore’s and South East Asia’s best and only Pink Floyd Tribute band. We are a group of experienced musicians, who are dedicated to the faithful reproduction of their music and live shows, but most importantly, we are true blue fans, and our most fervent wish is to help share their music with a wider and younger audience.

Local Band - Unified

Unified works towards bringing a different flavor to the songs and adding new dimensions to them. Their repertoire ranges from the 60s all the way to the current radio hits, and on occasions, throws in some children hit songs tooon Saturday for Super Social BBQ!

Fronted by Pam Khi and backed up by Dansen, Jennifer and Ian, be sure to be mesmerised by their music!

Local Band - The Good Karma

Born out of a need to make bad puns while trying to achieve inner peace, this band is definitely different from your textbook music entity. Made up of Zsa Zsa, Amanda Tee, Lyndsey and Alvyn, with 3 decades of experience playing in venues of all shapes and smells, The Good Karma believes they have finally found the sweet spot in making music while having lots of fun.
With an innate love for 90’s rock, pop, folk and adorable cat pictures, The Good Karma promises nothing but a great musical zensation.

Local Band - The Common People

The Common People plays top 40s pop rock and party tunes from the 80s, 90s. They take full ownership of making the audience cry, laugh, lose their voices, and blamed by their friends for having their toes stepped on whilst dancing.

With vast individual musical experiences, the members of band came together with a desire to create a crowd-pleasing vibe. Being as versatile as they are, the band plays exactly what the crowd wants to hear at the appropriate moment. As there is no prearranged set list, expect to hear something new every time and do put down your song requests.

The Common People appeals to a wide demographic from teenagers to the more crowd. Everyone will hear the songs they know and love.

Local Band - Sweatshop Jam

Sweatshop Jam was formed on the basis of friendship and their need to perform songs from the 80s that would take you on a walk down memory lane. So entrenched in the 80s mania, Sweatshop even has its own 80s Electric Dreamin’ show every Wednesday at Timbre @ The Substation. Even if you aren’t a fan of that era,the band is apt at current top 40s numbers to mix up the repertoire for a good night out.

The band’s members hold a wealth of experience both as performers and
entertainers in the Singapore and regional music scenes Their collective
vision and mission as a band is to entertain, engage and electrify by giving
listeners amazing experience which will keep audience coming back for more.

“If music be the food of love, play on.”
And yes they will!

Local Band - SuperSonic

SuperSonic is an eclectic mix of experienced musicians who came together with a common goal – to share their music with the masses. Comprising of talented individuals with years of experience shared amongst them in the local music scene as well as abroad, SuperSonic is an act that promises to invigorate live music lovers from all walks of life. From top 40’s rock to evergreen classics and more, their wide repertoire encompasses different genres that cater to all ages.

Youtube Watch SuperSonic on Youtube (1)

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Local band - Rock Rosettes

Rock Rosettes, a 4-piece Singaporean band, is made up of four passionate musicians who are rocking up the Singapore music scene with their energetic sound and shows. Rock Rosettes perform covers with an edgy sound and style. The band is heavily influenced by a wide range of rock genres, including contemporary radio hits, 80s rock, pop, funk and dance music.

Local Band - Raw Earth

A celebration of Blues, Rock & Soul!

Raw Earth is a Blues, Rock & Soul band made up of a stellar line-up consisting of some of Singapore’s most prominent musicians including Danny Loong and Francis Chan (from the critically acclaimed Ublues), Victor Chen (winner of Strip Acoustic at Wala Wala), Surath Godfrey and Hanrong (Rock outfit Reverie) combining forces to lock in a strong groove with an old school flavour, a vibrant on stage improvisation and interaction which promises to keep things interesting for the audience. They have performed at major festivals such as Byron Bay Bluesfest 2016, Beerfest Asia, Timbre Rock & Roots and other festivals where they shared billing or have opened for music legends such as Robert Plant, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Bonnie Raitt to name a few.

The band performs an wide array of Old School music styles from the 50s to 70s such as blues, rock and roll, funk, soul and even some classic blues rock and their repertoire includes songs by Jimi Hendrix, Free, Bad Company, CCR, Grand Funk Railroad, Albert Collins, T- Bone Walker, BB King, The Beatles, Otis Redding, James Brown among others.

Youtube Watch Raw Earth on Youtube!

DJ: Vii

DJ: Valentina

DJ Valentina is not your average model DJ. She delivers a signature blend of upfront crowd pleasing electro-heavy bangers and uplifting melodic anthems, but EDM is not the only genre she plays. DJ Valentina also has a deeper, more progressive tech-house sound side to her. DJ Valentina’s style has progressed into more open format and her passion for music beautifully translates into every set she plays.

DJ: UNIC

Noticed for her vibrant style and keeping up with the current music trends, young and dynamic DJUNIC is widely known and respected for her skills on the decks. As a young DJ, UNIC is infatuated with music and it is always her groovy and heart-throbbing dance tunes that keeps the crowd going wild. UNIC’s sets feeds off high energy from her crowd and translates that energy back into her set, keeping her party goers partying from dusk to dawn. DJ UNIC is currently the resident DJ of Get Juiced.

DJ: Sforla

DJ: Sakura

DJ Sakura’s sound transcends various genres of music, flirting with Commercial and Electronic Dance Music whilst hinting at Rnb and HipHop. DJ Sakura is both a delight to the eye and the ear, and her appearance and her phenomenal flair for finding the right sound has made her rise through the ranks rapidly with a fanbase that grows larger and larger with every event. Sakura is currently the resident DJ of One Min.

DJ: Red

MC/DJ Red is an all-rounded artiste that has over 5 years of experience, in most aspects of the entertainment industry, under her belt. Red has performed for many reputable brands, from Garena and SONY, to the likes of Pierre Balmain, TALLY WEiJL and DIOR. Mixed American-Chinese, Red is an open-format DJ that has spun at some of the top mega clubs in Singapore, such as Zouk and FashionTV Club. She was previously the resident DJ of Baliza, Skyline Lounge, and Ratio Ultra Lounge and is currently the resident DJ of Get Juiced.

DJ: Momo

DJ: Misaki

DJ: Highness

DJ: Amber

DJ - Zig Zach

Currently one of the most sought after DJs / Promoters out of Singapore , he has been featured on the International lineups at festivals such as Epizode (Vietnam), Wonderfruit (Thailand), Zoukout (Singapore) & Ultra (Singapore). The former resident of the now defunct Kyo Singapore
started DJing at the age of 18 and his love for partying and the nightlife has taken him to renown bars, clubs and festivals around the world. Using all his experience from DJing and partying internationally, Zach takes notes and implements these into his own parties, making him one of
the leading promoters and organizers in Singapore and around the region.

His BLACKOUT​ club nights at Kilo Lounge have been a firm favourites in the local electronic music scene and has now evolved into a DJ Booking Agency & Event company. Organizing tours for world class International DJs, Zach handpicks the acts that are either on the rise, or already names that the crowds here and in the region want to see. He deeply believes in the motto, “Quality Not Quantity” and with this he always manages to ensure his bookings and events are always eagerly anticipated by the local electronic music community.

DJ - Yujin

Like the evolution of house music itself, YuJin has travelled the musical journey with more than 20 years of experience under his belt. From soul, funk, disco to house and techno, YuJin’s versatility as a DJ is as varied as the genre he first took root in 1996.
Over two decades, YuJin have played alongside heavyweights such as Roger Sanchez, Jesse Saunders, Franky Rizardo, Felix Da Housecat, Breach, Steve Bug, Simon Dunmore and many more.
A lasting presence on Singapore’s electronic music scene and having helmed residencies in the country’s coolest clubs, YuJin never fails to get the dance floor grooving to his sexy vibe.
Mixcloud: www.mixcloud.com/yujin-lim

DJ - YA5TH

YA5TH’s journey with music began with the Hip Hop culture. And that led to all the different types of elements that eventually laid the base to what he has brought to his sound today.

His awareness of those funky beats and rhythms, has developed his eclectic style which holds no boundaries to him expressing in venues around.

Encompassing influences of Funk, Jazz, Hip Hop, Disco, Soul, Afro/Latin, Brazilian, his strong and loyal base of people is only testament to his talent and reputation.

Follow me on :
http://instagram.com/ya5th/

https://www.mixcloud.com/ya5th/

DJ - TOPPINGS

Hailing from Manila, Toppings (aka Jake Camacho) has emerged as a fresh new face in the Singapore dance music scene.

As co-founder and resident selector of Singapore-based party collective Ice Cream Sundays, he has honed his craft playing to sweaty crowds at pop-up events around the city. He has also taken his sound to venues such as Tanjong Beach Club, Bar Canary, Lantern, and Bar Rouge, and is a familiar face behind the decks at underground favorite, Headquarters.

With a background in music history, and having played a number of instruments from a young age, his exposure to diverse musical styles and traditions shines through in his eclectic approach to DJing. Rooted in deep, soulful, and lo-fi house infused with disco, funk, jazz and afrobeat, each of his sets delivers a potent blend of dance floor nostalgia, playful experimentation, and — at times — pure, uncut optimism.

DJ - Sivanesh

REALISING THAT ONLY QUALITY MATTERS AND GENRES DO NOT, 2018 sees Sivanesh spending more time at the Skybar over at CÉ LA VI
SINGAPORE, SOUNDSCAPING THE GORGEOUS SUNDOWNERS FROM THE 57TH FLOOR OF the premier rooftop destination in Singapore WITH HIS BRAND OF tropical-centric ECLECTICISM.

As long as Its got SOME GROOVES AND SOME SOUL, IT’S IN THE BAG. With that mantra, his playlists span anything and everything from funk,
soul, disco, afro, Latin, house, techno, drum & bass and broken beats.

Citing Personal heroes such as Deetron and kerri chandler on having
played a major part in shaping his formative musical years, his
sonics are best described as ‘soul and groove-influenced’.

DJ - Riff Raff

Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Riff Raff has been djing for over 20 years, and has played at some of Singapores coolest venues such as the W Hotel, KILO and and most recently The Great Escape. His sets range from disco to soulful and uplifting house, and deephouse. Guaranteed to play some obscure and unknown tracks, his sets are always energetic and fun.

DJ - Muto

Muto is a Singapore-based DJ hailing from Kobe, Japan. He grew up surrounded by old local funk, disco grooves that turned into an enthusiasm to dance music. He has been weaving his music selections through disco, soul, funk, techno as well as all kinds of electric music.
From old classics to new hideaway gems, Muto puts variety of music on the deck to make lustful and emotional musical journeys. Muto has been playing at a number of Singapore’s leading party spots such as Headquarters by Council, Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, Kilo Lounge amongst others.

https://www.mixcloud.com/Disco_81/

DJ - Maverick

Being a veteran in the industry since 1998, career began under the influence of others as well as the love of music. Maverick performed in private events in the cities and beach parties in Singapore as well as overseas. The multi-talented Maverick has entices audiences at countless events with his colourful personality.

DJ - Kid Fiesta

Franc Gooding AKA Kid Fiesta has been immersed in the dance music scene since the early 1990’s, growing up on a staple diet of hip hop and early house in Manchester clubs such as The Hacienda. Landing his first residency at an underground house night in Bradford West Yorkshire, Kid Fiesta cut his teeth alongside UK House Pioneer Darius Syrossian with the two playing monthly events at one of the north of England’s largest raves between 1994-97.

Now residing in Singapore, Kid Fiesta is the man behind the hugely successful Silent Disco Asia events that have been mushrooming around the island state, and the newly launched event brand The Foundation – a new night dedicated to putting the nu disco and disco edit scene front and center in Singapore. The launch night featured guest DJs sets from Ray Mang and Alan Dixon from Midnight Riot Records, and the follow up party in July 2018 will welcome Faze Action for the second installment.

Another recent accolade include a stunning mix put out on the official Ministry of Sound that’s racking up thousands of hits:

https://soundcloud.com/ministryofsound/soundof-kid-fiesta

DJ - Kenneth Francis

Kenneth’s love for all things Soul, Funk and early Motown, listening to the likes of Al Green, Parliament Funk and many other artistes at a young age has enforced the artistry and versatility of the DJ he is today.
His present day sounds consists of an eclectic mix made up of Afro,Funk/Soul, Latin and he’s just as comfortable playing to a dance floor, covering House,Tech House and Techno genres.
With a span of almost 30 years musical experience under his belt, his inimitable ability of reading the crowd and innate sense for music selection has seen him holding residencies in various reputable club establishments like Café Del Mar, Barfly, Ministry of Sound (SG), Kudeta (SG), Kyo (SG, KL).

DJ - J.B.

JB has been DJing for 14 years and has held the decks in Paris, London, Alicante and countless spots across Asia. In Singapore for over 10 years, he has humbly contributed to grow the local scene.

It wouldn’t be an easy task to put a sticker on JB’s musical style and that’s probably a good thing. When he considers DJing, JB thinks of eclecticism and endeavors to open up musical boundaries to embark the crowd on a new journey. His sets are always a musical reflection of what his soul captures from the crowd and the vibe of the place. Eclecticism is the key and JB likes to blend all his influences when he builds his set. That’s why he is equally comfortable in building an effective warm-up set as he is in delivering the quality driving tunes during peak time.

DJ - Dean Dixon

Originally hailing from Canada by way of Australia, Dean Dixon’s DJ style espouses diversity. He wholeheartedly believes there’s great music in every genre and that you simply require the passion to dedicate time and patience towards laying your fingers on it. He receives implicit joy in sharing his worldly treasures with others and loves providing these glorious sonic surprises to listeners where one can expect the unexpected and prepare themselves for anything from old school hip hop to techno and everything in between. Deep at times, uplifting at others, straight down the line and yet veering left of center with every opportunity.

DJ - Brendon P.

He prefers the low-profile, lo-fi approach to his work, but, with a career that’s 3 and a half decades young and still growing, Brendon P has a long history of Clubs and Music.; starting out in 1980, in the local mobile circuit, and moving on to Clubs a year later. A visit to New York in 1984, and visiting clubs such as the Funhouse, the Paradise Garage, Dancetaria and Area weaned him into the New York club culture, and into the music that was to become the house music that we hear today. Crossing vast musical backgrounds over his years as a DJ, both locally and internationally, he continued to acquire a keen ear and passion for dance music. From doing the Club rounds in the 80’s, both locally and internationally, with the Juliana’s and Bacchus groups, residencies with Neo Pharaohs, Venom and NOX in the 90’s, a 8 year residency at the globally renowned, Zouk Club in Singapore, between July 2001 to June 2009, a 2 year Residency at Kyo, and spending 4 years on the team of Residents at the Swanky CE LA VI Rooftop Club & Skybar at Marina Bay Sands, he continues to be a regular feature in the local and International Club Circuit today.