UPDATE: Halsey replaced by Hot Dub Time Machine and G Flip at Neon Lights Festival

Sheila Chiang
Lifestyle contributor
Halsey. (PHOTO: Neon Lights)

UPDATE: On 20 November, Neon Lights announced that Halsey will no longer be performing at the festival on Sunday, 24 November due to unforeseen circumstances.

The acts being brought in to replace Halsey are Australian artists DJ Hot Dub Time Machine and indie pop singer G Flip.

Neon Lights will go ahead as scheduled this Sunday, 24 November with Nick Murphy fka Chet Faker, AURORA, Clean Bandit DJ/MC set, BADBADNOTGOOD, Gus Dapperton, Cosmo’s Midnight, Fleetmac Wood, Joan, MMLD, Silent Disco Asia, Aliens of Manila, Francois Knoetze and many more. 

Refunds for Sunday, 24 November Single-Day Pass holders and conversion of Two-Day passes to the Saturday, 23 November Single Day Pass are available via Ticketflap and SISTIC. All applications for refunds must be made prior to the festival on 23 November.

The deadline for registering for refunds is 8pm, 21 November for purchasers via SISTIC, and 10am, 22 November for purchasers via Ticketflap or www.neonlights.sg.


SINGAPORE — Here’s something to look forward to in November, music and arts enthusiasts!

American pop singer Halsey will perform at the outdoor music and arts festival Neon Lights, which will take place on Saturday, 23rd and Sunday 24th November at Fort Canning Green in Fort Canning Park.

Known for her chart-topping hits Bad At Love (2017), Him & I (2017), Without Me (2018) and Closer (2016) feat. The Chainsmokers, the pop artist will be in town to headline the second day of the festival.

At just 24 years old, she has already got a few accolades under her belt. Halsey has been nominated for multiple awards and won at Billboard Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and even set three Guinness World Records in April with Boy with Luv (2019), a collaboration with K-Pop sensation BTS. She last performed in Singapore at The Star Theatre in 2018.

Norwegian electro-pop artist AURORA will also perform on the second day of the festival. AURORA is known for her songs such as Runaway (2015) and Running With The Wolves (2015) and last performed in Singapore at the Laneway Festival in 2017.

AURORA. (PHOTO: Neon Lights)

Halsey and AURORA will join English folk rockers Mumford & Sons and English electro-R&B duo Honne who will be performing on the first day.

“We are proud to have top entertainers like HALSEY and Mumford & Sons perform at Neon Lights this year, especially with Singapore being HALSEY’s only stop in Southeast Asia. These renowned music acts add to this year’s strong line-up of performances that showcase Singapore’s appeal as an exciting entertainment hub in the region, and we are confident that Neon Lights 2019 will continue to impress festival-goers,” said Ms Carrie Kwik, Executive Director, Attractions, Entertainment & Tourism Concept Development, Singapore Tourism Board.

The Single-Day (Saturday, 23rd November) Early Bird tickets sold out on its opening weekend and Single Day Tier 2 tickets for Saturday, 23rd November are now available from S$128. Early Bird Single-Day (Sunday, 24th November) tickets are available from S$108. You may purchase your tickets at www.neonlights.sg and SISTIC.

Additionally, a group ticketing option at six tickets for the price of five is available for Sunday, 24th November and Two-Day Passes only for a limited period.

Fans who have already bought Single-Day (Saturday, 23rd November) tickets will have the option to Add-On to their purchase to a Two-Day pass.