From May 24-26 2012, Clarke Quay will host one of the region’s most eclectic and global music experiences. Music Matters Live, featuring over forty bands from across the globe, will bring some of the best independent acts the world has to offer. From Australia to USA, across the region like Indonesia and Hongkong and not forgetting Singapore, bands are coming in to Clarke Quay to showcase their talents and share with you their passion for music.
Among the featured acts are bands like Drunken Tiger (Kr) showcasing hip hop at its best, BTOB (Kr) an energetic vocal group with a massive fan base, Canadian Blast (Ca) featuring soulful singers, rising alternative rock band This Sanctuary (Au) and many more. Singapore is also well represented with line ups including Inch Chua, The Great Spy Experiment, Sixx and more.
All performances will be held at the main stage at Clarke Quay Central Fountain Square, Beer Market, China One, Crazy Elephant, Cuba Libre, Forbidden City by Indochine, Shuffle and The Arena. Gigs start at 7:30pm and end at 2am. For updates on the gig schedule, visit www.musicmatterslive.com or www.facebook.com/MusicMattersLive.
About Clarke Quay (www.clarkequay.com.sg)
Located along the iconic Singapore River, Clarke Quay sits on a historical commercial site dating back to the 19th Century. Today, Clarke Quay has been boldly restored and refurbished into five beautiful waterfront godowns under a climate controlled canopy lit by coloured lighting, creating a modern and cosmopolitan ambience amidst the tradition and history. On its premises is an amazing array of over 60 distinctive F&B, entertainment, retail and lifestyle outlets. Find the city’s trendiest nightspots and cuisine from across the globe, all at Clarke Quay- the Soul of the City. Visitwww.clarkequay.com.sg for the latest F&B and Entertainment Promotions.
About CapitaMalls Asia (www.capitamallsasia.com)
CapitaMalls Asia Limited is one of the largest listed shopping mall developers, owners and managers in Asia by total property value of assets and geographic reach. CapitaMalls Asia has an integrated shopping mall business model encompassing retail real estate investment, development, mall operations, asset management and fund management capabilities. It has interests in and manages a pan-Asian portfolio of 91 shopping malls across 49 cities in the five countries of Singapore, China, Malaysia, Japan and India, with a total property value of approximately S$23.8 billion and a total GFA of approximately 74 million sq ft.
Shopping malls in the portfolio include ION Orchard and Plaza Singapura – which are located in one of the world’s most famous shopping streets, Orchard Road – Raffles City Singapore and Clarke Quay in Singapore. Our landmark shopping malls in China are Xizhimen Mall and Wangjing Mall in Beijing; Raffles City Beijing and Raffles City Shanghai.
The portfolio also includes Gurney Plaza in Penang, Malaysia; Vivit Square in Tokyo, Japan; as well as Forum Value Mall in Bangalore, India. CapitaMalls Asia’s principal business strategy is to invest in, develop and manage a diversified portfolio of real estate used primarily for retail purposes in Asia, and to strengthen its market position as a leading developer, owner and manager of shopping malls in Asia.
About CapitaMall Trust (http://www.capitamall.com)
CMT is the first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) listed on Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) in July 2002. CMT is also the largest REIT by asset size, approximately S$8.1 billion and by market capitalisation, S$6.2 billion (as at 31 December 2010) in Singapore. CMT has been assigned an "A2" rating by Moody's Investors Service. The "A2" rating is the highest rating assigned to a Singapore REIT.
CMT owns and invests in quality income-producing assets which are used, or predominantly used, for retail purposes primarily in Singapore. As at 31 December 2010, CMT's portfolio comprised a diverse list of more than 2,400 leases with local and international retailers and achieved a committed occupancy of close to 100.0%. CMT Group's 15 quality retail properties, which are strategically located in the suburban areas and Downtown Core of Singapore, include Tampines Mall, Junction 8, Funan DigitaLife Mall, IMM Building, Plaza Singapura, Bugis Junction, Sembawang Shopping Centre, JCube (formerly known as Jurong Entertainment Centre), Hougang Plaza, Raffles City Singapore (40.0% interest), Lot One Shoppers’ Mall, Bukit Panjang Plaza, Rivervale Mall, The Atrium@Orchard and Clarke Quay. CMT also owns 122.7 million units in CapitaRetail China Trust, the first China shopping mall REIT listed on SGX-ST in December 2006.
CMT is managed by an external manager, CapitaMall Trust Management Limited, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaMalls Asia Limited, one of Asia’s largest listed shopping mall developers, owners and managers.