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YEE-HA! SINGAPORE 2017

COUNTRY LINE DANCE FESTIVAL

Ascent Group Singapore brings to you Yee-Ha! Singapore, a reliving of the glorious days of Country Music and Country Line Dance!!
 
Join us on Friday, 17 March with Mel and Rani with the Indopura band, alongside Matthew and the Mandarins from 6pm to 9pm at The Pavilion at Far East Square for well-deserved time of chilling and linking up over food and beer, offered by Sunset Bay.

For you who wanna kick those spurs, come dressed in your Country best on Saturday, 18 March at the Goodman Arts Centre from 3pm to 8pm for an amazing time of Country Music by Mel and Rani with the Indopura band, Matthew and the Mandarins, SALT and Leonard and the Country Riders.

 

Revel in the Line Dancing, games and food offerings by La Barca and stand to win prizes for being the best dressed participant!! Yee-Ha with us for this 2-day fiesta of music, friendship and food!

DATE(S):

17 March 2017: 6.00pm - 10.00pm

18 March 2017: 3.00pm - 10.00pm

VENUE(S):

17 March 2017

The Pavilion, Far East Square

18 March 2017

Amphitheatre, Goodman Arts Centre

TICKETING:

Special Early Bird/Group Price! 

Specials valid until 1 March 2017

17 March 2017: $25 (Normally: $40)

18 March 2017: $35 (Normally: $50)

2 Day Combo: $50 (Normally: $80)

Tickets include first drink

 

THE LINEUP

17 MARCH 2017

The Pavilion

Far East Square

18 MARCH 2017

Amphitheatre

Goodman Arts Centre

MATTHEW AND THE MANDARINS

 

17 & 18 March 2017 | The Pavilion & Goodman Arts Centre

Matthew Tan (born 1945) grew up listening to his uncle’s country music collection back in the 50s and cited artists like Gene Autry and Roy Rogers as childhood heroes. By the time he finished school in 1961, he formed “Matthew Tan And The Mandarins” with his friends and started playing part time gigs in local hotels, an endeavour that became full time by 1965.

"Singapore Cowboy" has become synonymous with Matthew And The Mandarins, a song that Matthew wrote. Matthew Tan's easy delivery of country and western songs was always enjoyable. In the seventies, they were a rage in Singapore among country music lovers. They were based at The Peacock Lounge, Shangri La Hotel for many years. At the time, because of the booming oil industry in the region, many American oil riggers were based in Singapore and would always turn up to watch the band. But Matthew and The Mandarins also had a local fan base for almost three decades.

Today, Matthew and The Mandarins are still very active in the local music scene and continue to be popular with country music fans in Singapore.

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RANI TOFANI AND MEL FERDINANDS WITH

THE INDOPURA BAND

 

17 & 18 March 2017 | The Pavilion & Goodman Arts Centre

RANI & MEL are a new exciting collaboration, and promise to be a sensation wherever they perform. They have performed together in Singapore – The Music Room, SIA Sports Club, Country Jamboree, Sunset Bay and Jazzistic Society. They have also been invited to appear on SOFT TV Singapore. Rani & Mel have performed in Indonesia – Pekan Raya Jakarta , Jakarta Boxing Stadium, Serpong Digital Complex (Jakarta), and Bandung. They have performed in Sarawak – Miri, and in Myanmar –Yangon.

 

They are currently writing material, working on an exciting project encompassing a debut album and plan to perform several concerts in Indonesia and in Singapore in 2017.

 

INDOPURA will receive great exposure in both print and televised media as it is a major step forward in music collaboration between these two countries. Indonesian Television and Radio stations already have expressed great interest in supporting and covering this project.

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18 MARCH 2017

Amphitheatre

Goodman Arts Centre

LEONARD AND THE COUNTRY RIDERS

 

18 March 2017 | Goodman Arts Centre

LEONARD AND THE COUNTRY RIDERS was founded 20 years ago by lead singer Leonard De Cotta, a traditional country and western swing artist.

 

Leonard was raised on a staple of country music from the age of eight and his passion for it grew over the decades. Leonard took up the guitar when he was 12 and then trained his vocal and playing style to stay true to the tradition of country music. When he started performing in public, it resonated with fans of the genre who value songs written from the heart by composers, just like the “good ole days”. It has made Leonard a much sought-after entertainer.

 

Backed by a group of handpicked country musicians, Leonard & The Country Riders perform a wide variety of music from Classic Country, Western Swing, Rockabilly, Outlaw Country, and hard driving Honky Tonk. The band has a flexible line-up of three, four or five-piece musicians to cater to the needs of events of every size and purpose. They can also supply a full country hoedown and line dance music to get your feet tapping.

 

Leonard and his band pride themselves in their ability to "bring back to life" the sound and feel of real old country music. It's true country, the way country music is meant to be performed. 

SALT

18 March 2017 | Goodman Arts Centre

The Band S.A.L.T comprising of Shenton, Adrian, Leslie & Tom was formed in early 2016. Though a young band it's members have been in the music scene for more than 2 decades. The music genre covered are tunes from Yesteryear, Rock n Roll, Country, Classic Rock. 

 

The passion for music started at a very young age and over the years playing with different bands we developed a style that suited us very nicely. Every member in the band sings and you get a wide spectrum of music style coming across to the listener. 

 

We try to put our twist into the standard songs we play to make it sound refreshing and unique to the listener. Playing live to an enthusiastic and appreciative crowd is why we do what we do and we will continue doing it for as long as we can.

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YOUR SHOWCASE

THE PARTNERS

17 MARCH 2017

The Pavilion

Far East Square

OFFICIAL F&B PARTNER

SUNSET BAY

289 Farnborough Road

(Changi Village)

Singapore 509747

T: +65 6384 5039

W: www.sunsetbay.sg

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Sunset Bay is synonymous with a vibrant beach culture that started on the resort island of Sentosa in 1995, with the setting up of Singapore’s first public beach bar. Following the success of their 12-year stint, Sunset Bay re-located to the mainland in 2007 with a revamped “beach garden” concept. This unique blend of flora, fauna and sea enhances the enjoyment of a relaxed and chill-out ambience, for an almost nostalgic look at when life was laid-back and carefree. 

In October 2016, Sunset Bay embarked on a new chapter with their move to Changi Village. In essence, they left the beach behind and said hello to a brand new concept. Indulge with nature and greenery at THE Garden Bar!

18 MARCH 2017

Amphitheatre

Goodman Arts Centre

OFFICIAL F&B PARTNER

LA BARCA RISTORANTE

90 Goodman Road

Goodman Arts Centre, Block C,

#01-21/22, Singapore 439053

T: +65 6346 5813

W: www.labarca-sg.com

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Hidden away in Katong, La Barca Ristorante & Wine Bar is a stunning restaurant set within the spacious grounds of the Goodman Arts Centre. Elegant, understated, and reminiscent of Milanese chic, no detail was overlooked in the design and furnishing of the space. The tables and sofas are original designs for La Barca and the chairs are by the legendary Viennese furniture maker Michael Thonet. Even the light bulbs were sourced from Sweden, to ensure the perfect ambience for its patrons. ‘La Barca’ – the Italian word for ‘boat,’ was so named due to the shape of the site that it is situated on.

 

La Barca is helmed by Chef Michele Sorrentino. Chef Michele was the chef and owner of Antica Trattoria Botteganova in Siena, Italy until he sold it in 2009. Chef Michele received his Michelin star in 1999 and maintained it throughout the lifetime of his restaurant.

APPARELS PARTNER

KHUBCHAND

3 Coleman Street

#02-09

Singapore 179804

T: +65 6338 5822

W: khubchandpeninsula.blogspot.sg

Khubchand Co is your trusted retailer & wholesaler of country & western attire and accessories at Peninsula Shopping Centre since the 1970s. Here you will find affordable yet good quality country & western attire and accessories .

 

THE VENUES

View options below on how to get to The Pavilion or Goodman Arts Centre:

17 MARCH 2017

The Pavilion

Far East Square, 28 China Street #01-01, Singapore 049570

MRT
(North South Line) Raffles Place Station
(Downtown Line) Telok Ayer Station

BUS

Cross Street – 186, 970
Church Street – 186, 970, 530, 588, 599
South Bridge Road – 80, 145, 166, 197, 61

 

CAR
Ample parking space within Far East Square – enter via China Street

18 MARCH 2017

Amphitheatre

Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053

MRT
(Circle Line) Mountbatten MRT - Exit B

BUS
Alight at Bus Stop (91099) on Mountbatten Road


Bus numbers 12, 14, 30, 30e, 158, 196, 401

 

CAR
Limited parking lots at Goodman Arts Centre's public carpark.


More parking lots at Kampong Kayu Road or Katong Swimming Complex

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YOUR TICKET

Special Early Bird/Group Price! Valid until 1 March 2017

17 March 2017: $25 (Normally: $40)

18 March 2017: $35 (Normally: $50) + Goodie Bag!

2 Day Combo: $50 (Normally: $80)

Tickets include first drink

At Goodman Arts Centre, you will also have option of purchasing a picnic basket (for 4 pax) from La Barca Ristorante with your tickets:

  1. Adriano Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (White) or Val Delle Rose Morellino 2013 (Red)

  2. 1 Bottle of Parma Ham in Olive Oil and Chilli

  3. 1 Bottle of homemade Orange Marmalade

  4. 1m long gourmet Sausage (Chicken/ Spicy Pork /Sweet Pork / Lamb)

  5. Biscotti

  6. 4 Plastic wine "glasses"(4 serving cups)

  7. Limited Edition Country Line Dance Festival Wine Opener 

All these contained in a woven basket at $100 nett

OVER 20 YEARS OF COLLECTIVE EXPERIENCE

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Ascent Group Singapore

Pavilion@Far East Square

28 China Street

#02-01

Singapore 049570

Email: irene@ascentgroup.sg

Tel: +65 6707 0297

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