The biggest performance yet for Wakin Chau in Singapore will kick off the major entertainment line-up for WTA Finals Singapore, as the greatest in women’s tennis serve up smashing action on court. It will conclude with a one-night only Asia stop for multiple Grammy award-winning artist, Jason Mraz on 27 October at the National Stadium. The swan song line-up of acts perfectly epitomised the distinctiveness of the WTA Finals Singapore today, bringing together the best of Western, Asian and local artists like Singaporean actress and singer, Joanna Dong, and two-piece band, ShiLi & Adi, who will be part of the lineup for “WAU Live 2018”.
Known for being the “Nation’s Song King’ , Wakin Chau had a successful sold-out concert of 9,000 seats at his tour stop here in August last year. This time round, he is set to perform to approximately 20,000 fans, belting out 2-hours’ worth of classic hits like “Feng Yu Wu Zu”, “Qi Shi Bu Xiang Zou”, “Ji Mo De Yan”, “Peng You” and more. He
Joanna Dong, a seasoned jazz vocalist of 10 years is also a versatile artist who won the Best Supporting Actress in ST Life! Theatre Awards the same year she released her debut jazz EP Lullaby Nomad in 2008. Last year, Joanna participated in China’s “Sing! China Season 2” under the tutelage of Jay Chou, who was impressed by her unique interpretation of jazz music. She finished third in the competition, and has since released three consecutive singles and held a solo concert, “So Here I Am”, last June.
ShiLi & Adi is a well-known duo in the local music scene and has performed at four editions of the F1 Singapore Grand Prix (2012 – 2015), amongst many other major local events during their eight years in the industry. Since 2015, their talents have taken them to Jakarta to perform on some of Indonesia’s major TV stations such as KOMPAS TV, NET TV and JAWA POS TV. In March 2017, ShiLi & Adi was handpicked by Candra Darusman (a legendary Jazz pianist and composer from Indonesia) to collaborate on his album and the only foreign act to join a list Indonesian A-listers - Sheila Majid, Afghan, Glenn Fredly, and more in doing so.
WAU LIVE 2018 is proudly brought to you by UnUsUaL Entertainment Pte Ltd, in association with BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global and co-promoted by Lagardère Sports.
For the past four years, the WTA Finals has brought some of the most influential and upcoming artists to perform in Singapore, such as ‘Songbird Supreme’ Mariah Carey in 2014, double platinum UK singer Paloma Faith in 2015, Beyoncé protégée and X-Factor finalist Sophie Beem in 2016, and the best-selling boyband of all time, Backstreet Boys, last year.
20 October 2018, Saturday, 7:00 pm
General Public Sales: 13 August 2018, Monday 10:00 am
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