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Thu, Aug 3

Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (Hall 606)
Thu, Aug 3

The Gathering with Oh Wonder

Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (Hall 606)

Thu, Aug 3

  • EARLY BIRD (SOLD OUT)
    $78

    STANDARD (SOLD OUT)
    $88

    DOOR
    $100


    NOTE:
    ► This is a Free Standing Event.
    ► Ticket Pricing excludes Booking Fee.

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In an era in which pop careers require careful planning, Oh Wonder are an anomaly. They’re a band formed by accident not design, a duo who didn’t intend to play live but spent more than a year touring the world, and a major label act who never saw this being anything other than a DIY project. 

Ultralife is both Oh Wonder’s extraordinary second album and their debut proper. Its eponymously-titled predecessor, released in late 2015, was a collection of songs they had posted online at the rate of one a month, which millions of listeners fell in love with, turning London-based Josephine Vander Gucht and Anthony West into reluctant pop stars.

“We’ve never pushed this project,” says Josephine. “It has always felt like it’s pulling us along. We initially put our songs on Soundcloud hoping to pitch them to other artists. What happened next surprised us as much as anyone. Almost from the moment we began, we felt a connection with fans. We had both put out music before, but never had such a rapid response. We were anonymous at the time. Not even our friends knew what we were doing.”

Classically-trained pianist and violinist Josephine was about to begin a career in law when she met Anthony, a producer and former member of a rock band, in a south London studio. He offered to produce some of her songs, but the moment they started working together, something clicked. Or as Anthony recalls it, “stars collided”.

His background in arranging and production – no less than the legendary Gil Norton had advised him to become a producer – complimented her classical training and songwriting skills. Their voices in unison were spellbinding. They were better at writing lyrics together than they had been apart.

Three months in to their song-a-month challenge, they had established an international audience who were attentively awaiting new music on the first of each month. As their success snowballed, labels came calling, but they refused to sign. By the time some of their songs had racked up tens of millions of plays, the pair finally conceded that they were a band. 

After self-releasing 15 of their songs as an album, Oh Wonder bowed to pressure to play live, booking just four shows – in London, Paris, New York and L.A. – planning to head straight back to the studio they’d built in a room at the bottom of Josephine’s parents’ garden. When all four gigs sold out within a week they were inspired to tour, ending up crossing the States several times, finding fans as far afield as South America, Australia, Russia and Asia. It culminated in 162 shows in 14 months across 112 cities, and a mighty 83,000 tickets sold. A connection.

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Showing

  • Thu, Aug 3 at 8:00 PM

    Doors Open Time: 7:30pm
    Duration: Approx. 2 hours

    Language: English

    Online Ticket Sales have ended for this Event. Limited Tickets are still available at the Door from 6:30pm onwards.

Admission Policy

1. Admission to show/venue by full ticket only. Printed or electronic tickets must be produced for admission.

2. Infants in arms will not be admitted into the performance venue.

3. Adults and children will each require a ticket for admission.

4. We recommend attendees below the age of 16 to be accompanied by a parent and/or adult guardian as this is a free standing event.

5. Possession of a ticket does not reserve a specific seat position, unless otherwise stated on the ticket.

6. Latecomers will only be admitted during intervals, if any.

7. No photography, flash photography and any professional cameras with detachable lenses, audio and/or video recording is allowed during the performance. 

8. Food and drinks purchased outside the performance venue are not allowed.

9. You must be above 18 years of age to purchase alcohol at the event.

Exchange And Refund Policy

1. The Organiser/Venue Owner reserves the right without refund or compensation to refuse admission/evict any person(s) whose conduct is disorderly or inappropriate or who poses a threat to security, or to the enjoyment of the Event by others.

2. Ticket holders assume all risk of injury and all responsibility for property loss, destruction or theft and release the promoters, performers, sponsors, ticket outlets, venues and their employees from any liability thereafter.

3. The resale of ticket(s) at the same or any price in excess of the initial purchase price is prohibited.

4. There is no refund, exchange, upgrade or cancellation once ticket(s) are sold.

Other Ways To Purchase Tickets

► HOTLINE: 
     +65 3158 8588

     Operation Hours:
     Monday to Saturday (10am - 8pm)
     Sunday and Public Holiday (12pm - 8pm)


► BOX OFFICE:
     Singapore Indoor Stadium
     2 Stadium Walk
     Singapore 397691

     Operation Hours:
     Monday to Saturday (10am - 8pm)
     Sunday and Public Holiday (12pm - 8pm)


► OUTLETS:

     ♦ SINGPOST
     The sale of tickets will be available at All SingPost outlets.
     Click here to check on available branches and operating hours.

     ♦ SCOTTS SQUARE
     6 Scotts Road
     Singapore 228209
     Level 1 Atrium, Concierge Desk

     Operation Hours:
     Monday to Saturday (10am - 8pm)
     Sunday and Public Holiday (12pm - 8pm)