Epic music line-up set to thrill F1 fans

The music line-up at the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix will feature the largest number of acts the event has ever seen, with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation announcing there will be more than 70 acts taking to Albert Park from 22-25 March 2018.

RnB Friday presented by FOX FM will return for a second year with headline artists, including internationally renowned RnB performers Diana King (Jamaica), Fatman Scoop (USA), Jay Sean (UK) and Heather Small – Voice of M People (UK), all set to perform. Fans will be treated to some of their biggest RnB classics such as ‘I Say a Little Prayer’, ‘Do You Remember’ and ‘Moving On Up’.

Heineken® Saturday will also be a popular fan favourite once more, with headline acts the Black Eyed Peas DJ Set feat. Apl.de.ap and Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas with special guest Jessica Reynoso set to wow fans – plus an epic line-up of support talent to be announced in the coming days.

Australia’s best local music acts, including Melbourne rock band, Kingswood, as well as Sydney-based band, Furnance and the Fundamentals, will round out the stellar music line-up performing on the main race day.

Please see below for the line-up of headline acts:

Act Date Start Time Venue
Diana King Friday 23 March 6.00pm Heineken® Stage
Heather Small (Voice of M People) Friday 23 March 6.25pm Heineken® Stage
Fatman Scoop Friday 23 March 7.00pm Heineken® Stage
Jay Sean Friday 23 March 7.35pm Heineken® Stage
Black Eyed Peas DJ Set feat. Apl.de.ap and Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas Saturday 24 March 6.00pm Heineken® Stage
Kingswood Sunday 25 March 2.15pm Heineken® Stage
Furnace and the Fundamentals Sunday 25 March 6.10pm Heineken® Stage

AGPC, General Manager – Motorsport, Entertainment and Industry, Craig Fletcher, is incredibly excited about this year’s music offering and the opportunity to showcase some of the finest home-grown and international talent to Formula One fans.

“Melbourne is synonymous with sport and live music. To be able to bring these two passions together at the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix and to celebrate all that is great about Melbourne is not only a fantastic result for the event, but more importantly our fans,” said Fletcher.

“We pride ourselves on the fact that our music line-up is accessible to all fans, including General Admission ticket holders. There is no doubting that a day at the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix is fantastic value for money.”

Heineken® Village will provide fans the perfect opportunity to sit back and enjoy the incredible music, whilst also enjoying all the on-track action on the super screens.

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