Press release -
ZOUK SINGAPORE: FEBRUARY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS & CALENDAR
JANUARY 22 2019, Singapore - As the month of February continues, so do the events at Zouk Singapore. Stacked with a stellar schedule all through the festive month, highlights include the return of techno legend, Sven Vath (2 Feb), Craig David’s acclaimed TS5 DJ show presented by Collective Minds (14 Feb), South Korean rapper Okasion (15 Feb), Trance powerhouse Markus Schulz for Transfix (22 Feb), indie-pop phenomenon Poptart (22 Feb), and the crew of Yeti Out’s Tom and Arthur Bray with Hong Kong rapper YoungQueenz (23 Feb) to close the roster.
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SATURDAY 2 FEBRUARY: SOULFEED PRESENTS SVEN VATH WITH MAURIZIO SCHMITZ
Revered as a techno legend who led the genre revolution in Germany, Sven Vath started making waves with his unpredictable sound way back since 1981. Fast forward 38 years on his tenure, his chops are better than ever, his sets amplified with each year with that same element of surprise as always. A veteran with monumental influence, the magic of Sven is one that can only be experienced in person, and should be at least once in a lifetime. Returning to Zouk grounds on 2nd February, one can only expect the unexpected; as cliché as it sounds.
THURSDAY 14 FEBRUARY: CRAIG DAVID PRESENTED BY COLLECTIVE MINDS
Contributing an integral piece to the soundtrack of many of our teenage/young adults years was just the beginning, within 2018, Craig David managed a feat few artists has ever done - surpassing themselves at their peak. From racking over 290 million streams on his latest album, to the massive sold-out TS5 DJ shows on the biggest stages, his career steering towards a new high. What started out as an intimate house party, Craig’s TS5 is now a global phenomenon famed for his signature treatment of garage, hip-hop belters and of course. his smooth, velvety vocals. Ticketing URL: https://ticketing.igo.events/e/350/craig-david-presented-by-collective-minds-zouk
FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY: OKASIAN (YG – THE BLACK LABEL) WITH GHETTO
Kim Ji-Young aka Okasian is a South Korean rapper and singer signed with YG Entertainment’s sub-label, THE BLACK LABEL. When Okasian starts rapping, it’s a flurry of low drawl and rapid fire delivery. An underground hip-hop veteran known for his collaboration with Keith Ape on ‘It G Ma’, Okasian is also renowned for the many team-ups with other Korean rappers including Reddy, Paloalto, and mega-superstars, G-Dragon, CL and BewhY for Korean Hip-hop Awards nominated track, ‘₩ 1,000,000’. Performing live in Phuture for the first time in Singapore on 15 Feb, one should be prepared for a fearsome set of machine-gun fluidity and high energy.
FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY: TRANSFIX PRESENTS MARKUS SCHULZ WITH ARKHAM KNIGHTS, SUPPORTED BY CHE’MOLLY
With a career spanning close to three decades, Markus remains a legend that is more relevant than ever. Through his highly prominent Global DJ Broadcast radio show, the veteran has been credited as a gargantuan influence in driving the US EDM scene. Over the course of his tenure, his sound and musical identities across various electronic genres has coalesced into a signature aesthetic that has continued to see him gather acclaimed works, sold-out shows, and prolific collaborations. A charismatic performer with a keen understanding of the thrills audiences seek, his upcoming return to Zouk promises a hypnosis of flawless harmony, intuitive tune selection, and melodic pulses.
FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY: POPTART WITH WEELIKEME & KIDG
It has been more than 10 years since Phuture last witnessed the loud and maniacal nights of Eatmepoptart. In February, the shock jock duo of weelikeme & KidG will punt off the club year with a sneaky return to the room. Bringing their signature take on all things alternative, Eatmepoptart, puppet-mastered alongside new face Hedger, will spread the room with a auspicious hamper filled with indie rock, alternative rock, electro, punk, indietronic, power pop and guilt-edged glitter, in night of cardio and scream-a-longs.
SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY: RAW EMOTIONS X PHUTURE X YETI OUT FT. TOM & ARTHUR YETI, YOUNG QUEENZ, GHETTO
Twin brothers Thomas and Arthur Bray, aka, Tom and Arthur Bray are two-third of Hong Kong-Shanghai-London based music collective, Yeti Out. From what began as a party promoting collective, their portfolio has expanded across the spectrum of underground culture with art shows, clothing brand, creative agency, record label, and of course, their renowned parties. Credited as influential figures in pushing genres including grime, garage, afrobeat, techno, house and more to challenge the mainstream pleasers, the team has revolutionised the Asian club circuit with their versatility, music curation, and collaborative approach to events
The mastermind behind Wild$tyle Records, YoungQueenz is a Hong Kong-based rapper leading the charge in propelling the DIY rap scene his home ground. A visionaire known for his visceral lyricism, unique delivery and a old school meets new age approach, YoungQueenz prides himself as a creator who is always in search for originality and expression. Despite being in his early 20s, the rapper has already conquered sold out gigs around Asia, and has shared the stage with fellow Asian rap royalty, Rich Chigga, KOHH and more. Bringing with him a repertoire of hard-hitters and chaotic energy, YoungQueenz is set for his Singapore debut at Phuture on 23 February.
PROMOTIONS AT REDTAIL BAR
REDTAIL LIQUID BUFFET: The ultimate space for the post work and late night gatherings, RedTail Bar has amped up its pre-game offerings with a new Liquid Buffet. Made for the ones seeking liquid courage for a night out, guests can sip, or chug free-flowing rounds of drinks from 7 – 10pm daily across an array of house pours at just $38.
MEGA BLUE DRINKS CHALLENGE:
For the drinking heavyweights who are up for a challenge, or the ones looking for a shortcut to the highway, opt for the Mega Blue drink challenge at RedTail Bar. A potent package of Blue Spin, shot of Absinthe, and a spritz of Sprite to ease the heat, challengers who succeed conquering the row within 8 seconds will get to drink for free, or surrender $50.
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