US comedian Kevin Hart, Australian band 5SOS to perform in Singapore

Top: Kevin Hart. Bottom: 5 Seconds of Summer
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SINGAPORE - The local entertainment calendar for 2016 is taking shape as international artists and comedians make their way to sunny Singapore.

US comedian Kevin Hart and Australian pop/rock band, 5 Seconds of Summer, will be performing live in Singapore for the very first time come Feb and Mar 2016 respectively.

Kevin Hart's What Now? Comedy tour

The American comedian, who is best known for his performances on television show Saturday Night Live, will be bringing his sold-out WHAT NOW? TOUR to Singapore - the only stop in Asia.

Recently, Kevin Hart has also starred with David Beckham in the H&M Autumn 2015 marketing campaign. The versatile comedian is also an actor and producer - having major roles in Screen Gem's The Wedding Ringer and Get Hard, opposite Will Farrell, and will also appear in the action comedy Central Intelligence, opposite Dwayne Johnson.

Hart's previous film credits include Little Fockers with Robert DeNiro and Ben Stiller, Death at a Funeral, Fool's Gold and The 40 Year Old Virgin.

Tickets for his Feb 2, 2016 performance at Suntec Convention Centre Hall 601-604 will go on sale tomorrow (Oct 22) via Sistic.

Date: Feb 2, 2016 (Tuesday)
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre Hall 601-604
Ticket price: S$98, S$128, S$148, S$168, S$188 (all seated)
+S$4 booking fee
On-sale date: Oct 22 (Thursday) 10am

5 Seconds of Summer's Sounds Live Feels Live tour

The four-man band hailing from Sydney, 5 Seconds of Summer, will perform in Singapore on Mar 3, 2016 at The Star Theatre as part of their Sounds Live Feels Live tour.

Comprising band members Luke Hemmings, Mike Clifford, Calum Hood and Ashton Irwin, 5 Seconds of Summer has produced five multi-million selling singles, and a self-titled debut album that became the third biggest pre-order in iTunes history and the biggest US debut by an Australian artist.

Tickets to catch the teenage heartthrobs live will go on sale this Friday (Oct 23) via Sistic.

Date: March 3, 2016 (Thursday)
Venue: The Star Theatre
Ticket prices: S$118, $148, $148, $228, $288, S$388 (booking fee applies)
On-sale date: Oct 23 (Friday) 10am

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