Blast from the PastOrganised by: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay
Performed by: Raymond and John of The Crescendos with The Meltones, Mel and Joe Ferdinands and Peter Diaz of The October Cherries
Get a Blast From the Past with this one-night-only musical showcase of the inimitable talents that have shaped Singapore's rich music legacy! Hosted by esteemed Rediffusion DJ and local television personality, Larry Lai, this concert brings together members of three extraordinary groups: John and Raymond of The Crescendos, Singapore's first pop band to be signed by an international label; brothers Mel and Joe Ferdinands, a folk-rock duo who rose to fame through Radio Television Singapore's Talentime in 1971; and Peter Diaz, singer, guitarist and songwriter for the rock and roll quartet The October Cherries (also known as Singapore's very own Beatles). This extravaganza will also feature visuals from the artists' own archives alongside video interviews.
A programme of PopLore, in celebration of Esplanade's 20th anniversary.
Discover and relive the epic, storied and exhilarating journeys of different generations through Singapore popular music and culture.