Neon Lights back in November

Foals (above) and Sigur Ros will headline this year's Neon Lights.
Foals (above) and Sigur Ros will headline this year's Neon Lights.PHOTO: NEON LIGHTS
Foals and Sigur Ros (above) will headline this year's Neon Lights.
Foals and Sigur Ros (above) will headline this year's Neon Lights.PHOTO: NEON LIGHTS

Second edition of music and arts festival is an event for young and old

Acclaimed indie rock acts Foals and Sigur Ros will headline this year's Neon Lights when the music and arts festival returns for a second year at Fort Canning Park on Nov 26 and 27.

British post-punk quintet Foals will headline on the first night, while Icelandic experimental-rock outfit Sigur Ros will headline on the second night.

The rest of the music line-up is yet to be announced.

Neon Lights made its debut in November last year. More than 10,000 fans attended over two nights, which featured a multi-genre line-up of music acts including British shoegaze pioneers Ride, American dance music veteran Nile Rodgers, Irish singersongwriter Damien Rice and Singapore talents such as folk act Hanging Up The Moon.

Apart from music performances, the festival also included other activities such as poetry slams, street artists and dance performances.

The festival is an all-ages event, with tickets for children under 12, accompanied by adults, starting at $25. Early-bird tickets for festivalgoers 12 years and older start at $120 and will go on sale next Tuesday at 9am.

  • BOOK IT / NEON LIGHTS 2016

  • WHERE: Fort Canning Park

    WHEN: Nov 26 and 27, from 2pm

    ADMISSION: Early-bird tickets, from $120, go on sale next Tuesday from 9 to 11 am. Tickets cost from $135 after that. Tickets for children under 12, accompanied by adults, start at $25

    INFO: For details and priority access to early-bird tickets, go to www.neonlights.sg

Sigur Ros, formed in 1994, last played here at the same venue in 2013. Acclaimed for their moody, ethereal sounds, their most recent album, Kveikur, was released in 2013.

Foals, nominated for Best British Group at this year's Brit Awards, last played in Singapore at The Coliseum in 2014 and released their latest album, What Went Down, last year.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2016, with the headline 'Neon Lights back in November'. Print Edition | Subscribe