14 AUGUST, SINGAPORE – In conjunction with the upcoming season of the Singapore Grand Prix, Zouk will be gearing up to go full throttle with Checkpoint – a three day after party inspired by the golden-age of 8-bit video games. Held across the F1 weekend from 14 – 16 September, the line-up starts with resident veteran Hong’s CODE on Friday, Dutch DJproducer luminary R3HAB and throwback special, Total Recall on Saturday, and a special performance by UK R&B crooner, Jay Sean plus special guest to close the series on Sunday. Aimed to evoke a sense of nostalgia reminiscent of the joystick and button-mashing days, expect a rad race down memory lane with visuals and photo opportunities drawn from the favourite retro games.
FRIDAY, 14 SEPT 2018: CHECKPOINT: CODE WITH HONG, SUPPORTED BY CHANDERCHEESE
CODE is the bi-monthly series that revisits the early days of electronic music. Led by resident guru Hong, the night is primed to satiate the thrills and thirst for classics with his understanding of that era and versatile mastery. Against a backdrop of dizzying visuals and lasers, the set list presents a non-stop treadmill of anthems by legendary DJs along the likes of Above & Beyond, Alesso, Kaskade and more – put together to have you catching your breath on the first lap of Checkpoint.
- Door: $30 (ladies), $40 (men)
- All tickets include 2 standard house pours
- Venue: Main room
SATURDAY, 15 SEPT 2018: JOHNNIE WALKER GOLD LABEL RESERVE PRESENTS CHECKPOINT WITH R3HAB, SUPPORTED BY HONG
Throughout a career span of 11 years, Fadil El Ghoul a.k.a. R3HAB has continued to ascend the ranks of superstardom sans stopping. Touted by the likes of Forbes and Billboard as 'the future of his craft’, his discography is hallmarked with a trail of signature remixes for stars including Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars among many others. Adding on to that success, his recent album debut ‘Trouble’, went on to garner over 200 million streams on Spotify to date, along with over 13 million monthly listeners.
Wielding a versatility that is textured with pop savvy touches and club-ready thumps, R3HAB showcases are described as full-on raves that see floors swelled with jumping, enthusiastic crowds. A staggering presence in the global club circuit vouched for by an ever-expanding fan base, and regular gigs across the biggest stages, the R3HAB magic can only be summarized by his catch phrase,“I Need R3HAB”.
- Limited pre-sale for members, Friends of Zouk and DBS card holders: $40
- Pre-sale: $50
- Door: $60
- All e-ticket holders will be entitled to priority entry before 11.30pm
- All tickets include 1 standard house pour
- Venue: Super club (Main room + Phuture)
- Ticketing site: To be launched soon, visit https://ticketing.zoukclub.com/Main.aspx for updates
SATURDAY, 15 SEPT 2018: DOM PÉRIGNON PRESENTS CHECKPOINT: TOTAL RECALL WITH LINCEY & THE DINOSAUR
The monthly series made for the 90s kids is back again! Total Recall is the time of the month where we pay tribute to the yesteryears with back-to-back replays of the smash hits by everyone’s favourite childhood and teenage idols. Think Britney, Westlife, Nirvana to Destiny’s Child – you name it, we got it! Bringing the hits are DJs Lincey and The Dinosaur who will have you and your gang waving those hands like you just don't care. Buckle up, prepare your vocals and get ready to zig-ah-zig-ah at Total Recall.
- Door: $40 (ladies), $50 (men)
- All tickets include $30 worth of drink credits
- *Club entry for the night will be limited to Capital
- Venue: Capital
SUNDAY, 16 SEPT 2018: CHECKPOINT PRESENTS JAY SEAN WITH SPECIAL GUEST, SUPPORTED BY NASH D
Since his debut back in 2004, British R&B singer-songwriter remains one of the UK’s most successful exports – most notably for his historic breakthrough of hit single ‘Down’ which topped and remained in Billboard’s top 10 for six weeks. A multi-million selling and platinum award winner, Jay Sean holds a songbook of nostalgic bops which dominated the mainstream airwaves with titles like ‘Eyes on You’ (2004), ‘Ride It’ (2006) and ‘Do You Remember’ (2010). Most recently, he revisited the Sean Paul collaboration with the release of ‘Make My Love Go’, a new dancehall-infused jam, and lent his vocals to Hardwell’s ‘Thinking About You’. Ever evolving and now doubling as a DJ, Jay Sean has performed sets at clubs across Vegas, Miami and Los Angeles. Performing as part of the F1 special, one can expect to be hit by a double-edge of smooth vocals and exhilarating DJ set on 16 September.
- Free entry for first 100 guests
- Free entry before 1am for the first 100 DBS and American Express card members
- $20 after midnight – includes 1 standard house pour
- Venue: Capital
Zouk Main Room
3C River Valley Road, The Cannery #01-05/#02-06 S179022
3C River Valley Road, The Cannery #01-06 S179022
RedTail Bar By Zouk
3C River Valley Road, The Cannery #01-04 S179022
3C River Valley Road, The Cannery #02-05 S179022
*Please note that all information contained within this press release is correct at the time of dissemination. For the most up-to-date events, please refer to www.zoukclub.com.
ABOUT ZOUK SINGAPORE
Zouk Singapore charges into the future with a fully evolved clubbing epicentre at the Clarke Quay entertainment precinct. Maintaining the concept of an all-encompassing venue synonymous with the Zouk brand that many have come to love, the current Zouk Singapore complex comprises of four distinctive yet independent outlets – Zouk, Phuture, Capital and RedTail Bar by Zouk. All of which, are specifically conceptualized to cater to different age groups and target profiles through a spectrum of varying atmospheres, experiences and music programmes. A key interior design feature strategized with flexibility in mind, the Zouk and Phuture outlets can be merged by shifting the soundproof partition wall which divides the two outlets to form a “super- club” arena to accommodate bigger acts and larger-scale events.
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