Following its triumphant showcase in London in July, the globally acclaimed music festival, 1MX, is set to captivate a new audience as it transitions from Europe to North America and onward to the Asia-Pacific region.
A Historic Gathering at The Hordern
On October 8, a Sunday to remember, 1MX will transport the unique Asian fusion music experience to The Hordern Pavilion in Moore Park, Sydney. Affectionately known as “The Hordern” by locals, this iconic venue, which opened its doors in 1924 as an exhibition hall for futuristic technology, has played host to an impressive array of entertainment acts over the years, from Frank Sinatra and The Bee Gees to Queen, Coldplay, Justin Timberlake, and even boxing matches and Mardi Gras events.
Stellar Lineup of Asian Fusion Music
1MX in Sydney promises an extraordinary 8-concerts-in-1 event, featuring an illustrious lineup of today’s top Asian fusion music talents:
William Singe, a shining star in Australia’s burgeoning music scene, initially caught the public’s eye by claiming third place on Australia’s X-Factor as part of a group formed by the show’s producers. His subsequent solo career has been marked by acclaimed covers, original releases, and world tours. Notably, William’s recent music reflects his evolving maturity as an artist and his deep connection with his audience. His latest release, “Have to Be,” is a danceable tune with a hot summer vibe. More info
Dami Im, known for her emotive and powerful vocals, began her musical journey as a virtuoso pianist. She captured hearts when she won The X Factor Australia and has since released a string of hit albums and singles, including “Alive,” “Super Love,” and “Gladiator.” Dami made history as “Eurovision Royalty” in 2016 with her smash hit, “The Sound of Silence.” Her self-titled album debuted at #1 on the charts and achieved platinum status. Her latest EP, “In Between,” debuted at number one on the iTunes chart and is currently in the Top 10 Australian albums on the Aria charts. More info
Hailing from the southern islands of the Philippines, KZ Tandingan is a rapper and singer who rose to prominence after winning the first season of The X Factor Philippines in 2012. Known for her unique sound and technique, she earned the title of Asia’s Soul Supreme. KZ showcased her exceptional talent during her participation in Singer 2018, competing against globally renowned artists Jessie J and Coco Lee. More info
This immensely talented folk-pop band from the Philippines has been captivating audiences since 2017 with chart-topping hits like “Kathang Isip” and “Maybe the Night.” Named Spotify’s Most Streamed Artist in the Philippines in 2020, Ben&Ben’s distinctive approach to songwriting involves collaboration among all band members, resulting in a unique sound that combines electric and acoustic instruments, such as violins and guitars. Their latest single, “Could Be Something,” was released last June 30. More info
Pop sensation Keenan Te has taken the music industry by storm, amassing over 5 billion views on TikTok and over 100 million streams in the past 12 months. His powerful voice has captured the hearts of fans worldwide, including top music personalities like Meghan Trainor, Jennifer Hudson, Addison Rae, Anson Seabra, and more. Keenan recently released a new single titled “Overthinking About You,” which will be part of his upcoming EP. More info
Milky Day is a rising R&B artist with a unique background, born and raised in New Zealand, and educated in the US at Amherst College, where he graduated with a double major in Math and Music. His popular tracks, including “You’ll Be Alright” and “Take It Slow,” have gained significant traction on streaming platforms, with over 47 million combined plays on Spotify alone. Milky Day’s passion for mixing and engineering sets him apart in the music industry. Fans can look forward to his upcoming release, “Losing My Grip,” available on July 25. More info
Filipina actress, singer, host, and model Maymay achieved fame as the Big Winner of Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7 in 2017. Following her TV debut, Maymay signed a recording contract with Star Music and launched her eponymous debut album at a star-studded Skydome event. Her album received gold and platinum certifications from the Philippine Association of Record Industry. Maymay is also recognized as a fashion icon and accomplished host. She made history in 2018 as the first Filipina to walk the runway during the Arab Fashion Week in Dubai, wearing designs by Furne One Amato of Amato Couture. Today, Maymay is a rising star in the music industry and was nominated in the Best Asia Act category at the 2022 MTV EMA for her hit song “Amakabogera.” More info
A chart-topping Filipino girl group, BINI, currently under ABS-CBN Music, was formed to embody the modern Filipina spirit. Comprising eight talented members – Aiah, Colet, Maloi, Gwen, Mikha, Stacey, Jhoanna, and Sheena – BINI has made a significant impact in the P-Pop scene. Their debut album, “Born to Win,” has charted across different territories, solidifying their status as rising stars in the industry. BINI’s success includes the “P-Pop Group of the Year” award at the TikTok Awards 2022, and their catchy single, “Na Na Na,” has been used over 600 thousand times on the platform. They have also been selected as a Spotify RADAR artist and have been featured in Rolling Stone as a representative for Southeast Asia. With a growing fan base and impressive statistics across social platforms and streaming services, BINI’s future shines brightly. More info
Flexible Payment Options for a Worry-Free Experience
In preparation for 1MX in Sydney, ABS-CBN Global and MYX have partnered with Afterpay to offer the “Book Now, Pay Later” plan. This innovative payment solution allows fans to enjoy the festival without financial stress. Here’s how it works:
Visit ticketek.com.au to purchase your desired ticket tiers for 1MX in Sydney.
- Select Afterpay at checkout to split the ticket cost into four interest-free installments.
- Access payment schedules and receive reminders through the Afterpay app.
The “Book Now, Pay Later” plan ensures affordability, accessibility, and flexibility for all music enthusiasts. Here are the details of the pricing options:
- General Admission (GA) tickets are available online for just AU$116, compared to the AU$145 price at the venue. Afterpay pricing allows buyers to pay only AU$30.99 every two weeks.
- VIP tickets are offered online for AU$180, a savings compared to the AU$225 venue price. Afterpay pricing enables buyers to pay in four installments of AU$46.99 every two weeks.
“‘1MX in Sydney’ is an epic and historic music festival with an eclectic curation of top Asian music artists offering eight concerts in one event. We want to make watching it as affordable, accessible, and flexible as possible for all music fans. Our ‘Book Now, Pay Later’ plan via Afterpay does exactly that,” says ABS-CBN Global Managing Director for Asia Pacific, Marbel Hernaez.
For more information about 1MX in Sydney, secure your tickets, and delve deeper into the artists’ profiles, visit 1musicx.com/sydney. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness this remarkable gathering of talent and experience the vibrant music culture at 1MX in Sydney.