BIGBANG to headline the Padang Stage at the 2013 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

Written by Cheryl Tay on . Posted in Cheryl Tay News | Latest Industry News

BIGBANG to headline the Padang Stage at the 2013 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX on 20 September

 Special S$38 promotion for the first 2,000 Friday Zone 4 Walkabout tickets selling fast
 Highly popular three-day Zone 4 Walkabout tickets sold out

World-famous Korean band, BIGBANG will return to Singapore to headline the Padang Stage at the 2013 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX race weekend on Friday, 20 September 2013.

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BIGBANG joins a star-studded line-up of headliners at the Padang stage in Zone 4 of the Marina Bay Street Circuit including The Killers (Saturday), Rihanna (Sunday) and Justin Bieber (Monday), on top of the recently announced Zone 1 entertainers Tom Jones and Bob Geldof.

BIGBANG consists of 5 male members, G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Daesung and Seungri. Well-known for their unique music style and flamboyant fashion style, BIGBANG is currently considered the most prominent and influential Korean artist both locally and internationally. They have won numerous Korean and international music awards, including ‘Best Worldwide Act’ award at the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards.

With their global popularity, BIGBANG kicked-off their first world tour, BIGBANG Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 last year, and has successfully sold out every show. Having staged 48 concerts for over 800,000 fans in 12 different countries, BIGBANG’S tour in Singapore was the fastest selling ever for both nights at the Indoor Stadium in September 2012. In addition, the leader of BIGBANG, G-Dragon’s 2013 1st World Tour: One of a Kind in June was a resounding success at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

4 singles from their recent albums, ‘Alive’ and ‘Still Alive,’ recorded more than 175 million total views on YouTube – “Monster,” “Blue,” “Fantastic Baby” and “Bad Boy”. ‘Alive’ was also Korea’s best-selling album in the first half of 2012. The total number of copies sold for both albums was over 450,000.

Entry to the BIGBANG concert is included with a Friday Zone 4 Walkabout ticket (from S$38nett), or any three-day ticket to the 2013 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX (from S$298nett for a Bay Grandstand ticket).

The 2,000 promotional Friday Zone 4 Walkabout tickets – available at a special price of S$38nett for Singaporeans and Singapore residents – are selling fast, and expected to sell out shortly.

This offer is only available for walk-up customers via over-the-counter purchases at all SISTIC outlets, with a maximum of four tickets allowed per transaction. Please note that this special price is not applicable through phone or Internet bookings.
After the 2,000 promotional tickets have been sold, the Friday Zone 4 Walkabout tickets will be made available at the regular price of S$68nett.

The highly popular three-day Zone 4 Walkabout tickets (S$228) – allowing fans to enjoy a combination of thrilling Formula One™ and support race action on track as well as world-class entertainment at the Padang Stage – are now sold out.
Limited availability remains for the single-day Zone 4 Walkabout tickets for Friday (S$68), Saturday (S$148) and Sunday (S$178) as well as the Turn 1 Combination (S$888), Padang Combination (S$698), Bay Combination (S$498), Zone 1 Walkabout Combination (S$788) and the Sunday Single-day Pit Grandstand Special (S$988).

Just purchase any pair of 2013 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX tickets and stand a chance to win a pair of exclusive passes to BIGBANG Meet & Greet session. There are six pairs of passes to be given away. To participate in the lucky draw, ticketholders just need to register their ticket transaction number on the Meet & Greet contest page on by 31 July (11.59pm, Singapore time).

Tickets for the 2013 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX are available for sale at, via the ticketing hotline +65 6738 6738 as well as all authorised ticketing outlets. For updates on the latest entertainment schedule, visit

* Artiste line-up subject to change.
* Access to the Padang Stage concerts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are included in the price of the 2013 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX race-weekend ticket.
* Access to The Closing Concert on Monday, 23 September, is separately ticketed.

Cheryl Tay

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Singapore’s only female full-time motoring and motorsports photojournalist. Independent automotive consultant and prominent local motorsports personality Cheryl Tay is uniquely passionate about all things cars and motorsports. She also has a strong passion to share her interest and knowledge, hence having a dream to become the ‘Oprah Winfrey of cars and motorsports’ and create a multimedia platform for her sharing. - A female in a male-dominated world, Cheryl Tay is Singapore’s only female full-time motoring journalist and motorsports blogger and she regularly writes for prominent titles in Singapore, Asia and internationally. (See full list of titles that Cheryl Tay writes for here.)

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