Yahoo! Singapore’s guide to weekend fun (22-23 Sep)

Desiree Pakiam
Going Out – By Day
22 September 2012

It's the F1 weekend — so you have the perfect excuse to go out and have a good time!

2012 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix
Catch Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber and the other F1 drivers as they zoom through the Marina Bay Circuit in the fifth Singapore Grand Prix. Need a break? Take in the riveting performances scheduled over the next two days — you have Jay Chou, Maroon 5 and Katy Perry to choose from. 21-23 Sep. Various times. Singapore F1 circuit park. Tickets from $38.

Vanessa Faith's Starbucks Tour
The budding singer-songwriter will serenade coffee drinkers with tracks from her promising debut indie folk album, Inner Voices. 22 Sep. Various times. Various Starbucks outlets. Free admission.

Saturday Original Sessions: I Hate This Place
Are you a fan of synth-pop? Don't know what it is? It doesn't matter: If you want to enjoy music that's different from what you're used to, then you shouldn't miss this unique Singapore-based band's performance. I Hate This Place is made up of former Singapore Idol finalist Gayle Nerve, Russian guitarist Roman Tarassov, and Filipino-American frontman Sean Nerney. 22 Sep, 8pm. Hood Bar and Café. Free admission.

DMZ 002 with Iron Curtis
It's a night dedicated to electronic music, as acts like Iron Curtis, home-grown talent Kaye, Funk Basta*d and Norman Chung take centrestage. 22 Sep, 10pm. Velvet Underground, Zouk. Email for free entry.

McLaren's F1 weekend party
It looks like one of the hottest tickets this F1 weekend. On the turntables will be DJ Ben Joseph, a former race car driver, as well as DJ Angie Vu Ha and DJ Foxxxy. There will be a fashion show too, with luxury lingerie labels Valisere and Hom showing off their wares. 22 Sep, 6pm. Zafferano, Ocean Financial Centre. Go to for admission details.

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