Esplanade Presents | Mosaic


Simon Yong

12 Nov 2017Sun
Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Simon Yong is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and producer, known for his work with progressive rock band Zero Sequence, Shirlyn & The UnXpected, and more recently, his debut solo instrumental album Alien Stole My Whiskey (2013). The album has been praised by notable Singapore musicians including jazz pianist Jeremy Monteiro, guitarist Addy “Cradle” Rasidi, singer-songwriter Patrick Chng, and keyboard maestro Mayuni Omar.

In 2007, Simon joined Shirlyn and the UnXpected, who perform at Wala Wala Café Bar. Some of his highlights with this band includes performing in New York, and opening for The Script to a full-house crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Simon has also conducted guitar clinics at NUS, the Singapore Arts Museum, Rise of the Stringers @ Scape Park, and Thunder Band Slam @ Singapore Polytechnic. He was also one of the judges at the Singapore Polytechnic Crescendo 2007 singing competition final.

An influential figure in the music industry, Simon has appeared on numerous radio shows for interviews and live acoustic performances.


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