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Text by Sabrina Lee, Photos from Laneway Festival Singapore | 29 December 2016
Held at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, St. Jerome's Laneway Festival is back for its seventh year in Singapore, ready to melt the hearts of indie music lovers and fun-loving fiends.
Taking place on 21st January at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, Laneway Festival Singapore 2017 will feature four stages sprawled across 22,000m2 of green, grassy space at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, for fun-loving attendees to gambol all day and party till midnight.

Japanese rapper KOHH caught the world's attention in 2015 with his performance of 'It G Ma'
Coming in hot for the seventh year, Laneway 2017 will be set against the backdrop of the iconic Marina Bay Sands, surrounded by lush green hills and a panorama of Singapore's downtown cityscape.

The music lineup includes a roster of electronic, hip hop, R&B, dance, future soul, pop-folk, punk and whatever else in between.

Acts include Aurora, Bob Moses, Bottlesmoker, Clams Casino, Floating Points, Gang of Youths, Glass Animals, Jagwar Ma (above banner), Mick Jenkins, Mr. Carmack, NAO, Nick Murphy (Chet Faker), Sampa the Great, Sam Rui, Stars and Rabbit, The Julie Ruin, Tourist, T-Rext, Tycho and White Lung.  

Laneway also adds pioneering Singaporean shoegazing band, Astreal, to the mix. The band will release it newest album in time for the festival - its third in a decade, after 'Fragments of the Same Dead Star' (2006). Japanese band Wednesday Campanella and rapper KOHH will also take the festival stage for the first time.

Those flying in for the 14-hour stretch of music will have access to the special Laneway packages at The Warehouse Hotel. Tickets for the the festival are available at Sistic and authorised agents islandwide, or call 6348 5555. Gates will open at 10:00am, the festival will end at midnight.