It's the F1 weekend — so you have the perfect excuse to go out and have a good time!
2012 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix
Catch Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber and the other F1 drivers as they zoom through the Marina Bay Circuit in the fifth Singapore Grand Prix. Need a break? Take in the riveting performances scheduled over the next two days — you have Jay Chou, Maroon 5 and Katy Perry to choose from. 21-23 Sep. Various times. Singapore F1 circuit park. Tickets from $38.
Vanessa Faith's Starbucks Tour
The budding singer-songwriter will serenade coffee drinkers with tracks from her promising debut indie folk album, Inner Voices. 22 Sep. Various times. Various Starbucks outlets. Free admission.
Saturday Original Sessions: I Hate This Place
Are you a fan of synth-pop? Don't know what it is? It doesn't matter: If you want to enjoy music that's different from what you're used to, then you shouldn't miss this unique Singapore-based band's performance. I Hate This Place is made up of former Singapore Idol finalist Gayle Nerve, Russian guitarist Roman Tarassov, and Filipino-American frontman Sean Nerney. 22 Sep, 8pm. Hood Bar and Café. Free admission.
DMZ 002 with Iron Curtis
It's a night dedicated to electronic music, as acts like Iron Curtis, home-grown talent Kaye, Funk Basta*d and Norman Chung take centrestage. 22 Sep, 10pm. Velvet Underground, Zouk. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for free entry.
McLaren's F1 weekend party
It looks like one of the hottest tickets this F1 weekend. On the turntables will be DJ Ben Joseph, a former race car driver, as well as DJ Angie Vu Ha and DJ Foxxxy. There will be a fashion show too, with luxury lingerie labels Valisere and Hom showing off their wares. 22 Sep, 6pm. Zafferano, Ocean Financial Centre. Go to insurgence.sg/skygrandprix for admission details.