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Pot smoking travelers transiting through Singapore Airport who’ve smoked a joint within the last month risk being jailed immediately, according to a report on the country’s infamously strict anti-drug strategies, published in the Independent this week.
Singaporean dugs councilor Tony Tan said first time offenders face one year mandatory jail terms if identified as consumers and warned ‘consumption just means that your urine has tested positive’.
On the 27th May 2011, Hed Kandi lands in Lan Kwai Fong Chengdu, China for the very first time!
As the second “Summer Love” Party held by Lan Kwai Fong Chengdu, Hed Kandi artists DJ Glen Horsborough, Eloise (live Saxophone) and none other than Lauren Rose will be performing live to a packed Courtyard of party goers. Lauren Rose known for her massive hits such as “Put Your Hands On” & “What is this Feeling” will be on stage throughout the night in front of a massive LED visual display and concert style production to make it one of the largest shows to ever appear in that part of China.
So get ready for an evening of Glamorous Hed Kandi music in Chengdu!
The Global Battle of the Bands 2009 World Final at the London Scala on April 27th 2010 featured national final winning bands from every corner of the globe. The World Final was delayed due to snowstorms and the volcanic ash almost delayed this rescheduled date.
The bands competing came from Italy, Australia, Belgium, Japan, Norway, England, Kazakhstan, Israel, Montenegro, Ukraine, Romania, China, Netherlands, Scotland, Serbia, Nepal, Malaysia, Canada, Iceland and Germany to compete for the GBOB Best New Bands in the World title.
Federbrau and O&P Worldwide present S3QUENCE. Asia’s First 3-City Music Festival. Bring out the noise as Bangkok, Pattaya, and Phuket will see the birth of S3QUENCE, Asia’s first 3-city electronic music festival. The festival will boast a massive line up guaranteed to spark a dance fever in Thailand.
Worldwide Festival Unifies Singapore Club & Music Scene for 4 Days of Pure Musical Bliss. Fresh from being voted as Singapore’s Best Outdoor Event in 2008”, Worldwide Festival is back with an explosive weekend of visual art & eclectic music featuring the cream of international live acts & DJs. This exclusive Asian edition will be staged around various venues, clubs & settings to celebrate the return of one massive week end to remember with DJ Kentaro, Gilles Peterson, Jose James, Jack Beats, J.A.M (Soil & “Pimp” Sessions trio), Taylor McFerrin, Mr.V, Oveous Maximus, Christian Prommer, Todd Terje, Dorian Concept, Alex From Tokyo aka Tokyo Black Star, Toshio Matsuura, Al Haca, Harmonic 313 aka Mark Pritchard, The Nextmen, Stereotyp, Lexie lee, Ku Bo, LeftO, Simbad, Garfld, Lil Monsta, Aldrin, NovoBloco + Bloco Singapura, Cosa Nostra, Miss Sangeetha, Vinnie, Dubwise and many more… Prepare yourself for a mammoth musical feast!
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. 15% off single day ticket price (advance & at door)
. 10% off double day ticket price (advance)
. Free flow of drinks on 3rd day of event (9 May 09) from 4-6pm within the Live Fresh VIP tent and 1-for-1 after 6 pm.
For all other DBS/POSB Cards, enjoy
. 5% off on all ticket prices
. 10% off on all drinks throughout the event
Ticket purchase available now from Gatecrash & Gatecrash Phone Booking:+65 6100 2005
(information provided by the organiser)
Edition Bangkok Festival 2009 - April 2009
O&P Worldwide with a vision to uplift the international music festival scene in Asia launches the first
electronic music festival that combines international DJ superstars to perform live sets for music enthusiasts on a top-notch rooftop venue at the heart of Bangkok. The two-day festival EditionBangkok 2009 will feature Tiësto, Ferry Corsten, Markus Schultz all from the world’s top 10 DJ list and notable names such as Sandy Rivera, Bodyrox with other up-and-coming Asian talents.
“We believe that Bangkok is one of the main cities around the world with a high potential of becoming the next International Clubbing Hub,” expressed Patrice Potuznik, Managing Director of O&P Worldwide, Asian Operation, about the first Edition Festival which will be focusing on trance music. “We aim build a festival brand that will have a global appeal.” Massive production adapted from the European festivals is one of the main items that will distinguish this music festival from others.
The mastermind behind the forever trance track, “Traffic,” an unforgettable album “Elements of Life,” and the only man voted as the world’s number 1 DJ eight times in a row, Tiësto will lead the festival
on April 24th, 2009 a long side with other Asian artists.
Where as Markus Schultz the current number 8, will lift up the souls of trance with none other than Ferry Corsten another remarkable DJ ranked number 6 on the world’s top 10 DJ list and the celebrated urban electronic spin masters Sandy Riviera and Bodyrox on April 30th, 2009
Ticket for EditionBangkok 2009: Regular THB1,490 (1 night), THB1,990 (2 nights) VIP THB2,990 (1 night), THB 4,990 (2 nights).
For tickets please visit www.opworldwide.com/editionbangkok
(information provided by the organiser)
Five-time Grammy Award winning recording artist John Legend will bring “The Evolver World Tour” to Venetian Ballroom on Friday April 10, 2009.
Date: Friday 10th April 2009
Venue: Venetian Ballroom
Duration To Be Confirmed