Music Matters 2018 first wave line-up revealed – Clara Benin, ShiGGa Shay, Jaguar Jonze & more

Music Matters 2018 first wave line-up revealed – Clara Benin, ShiGGa Shay, Jaguar Jonze & more

It's that time of the year again. 

At long last, the first wave line-up for the highly anticipated return of Music Matters has been revealed. Music Matters returns for its 13th edition (and 8th in Singapore) this September. This year, the Music Matters performances will be returning to Clarke Quay with over 30 musical acts representing more than 13 countries all around the world. 

Clarke Quay will serve as the official venue partner for Music Matters 2018, with the main stage being situated at Fountain Square on September 7 and 8. Timbre Music Group also returns as a venue partner, providing their venues Barber Shop, SWITCH and Timbre@The Substation, for performances by Music Matters Live artists during the festival.

All main showcase and country showcase events are free to the general public. The first wave of acts announced for Music Matters 2018, which includes Clara Benin (pictured, left), ShiGGa Shay (pictured, middle) and Jaguar Jonze (pictured, right) can be found below. 

60 Miles (TH)
88Balaz (TW)
Ainsley Elisa (CA)
Almond Soy (AU)
Ben Catley (AU)
Brodha V (IN)
Chores (NZ)
Clara Benin (PH)
DANakaDAN (US)
Darling Brando (AU)
DJ NashD (SG)
Eyre Llew (UK)
Gracenote (PH)
Jaguar Jonze (AU)
Kalpee (TT)
Lui Peng (UK)
Reneé Dominique (PH)
ShiGGa Shay (SG)
Veronica Fusaro (CH)
Your Girl Pho (AU)
Zakes Bantwini (ZA)