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Tommy Emmanuel

Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel is one of the world’s all-time guitar greats. Tommy is voted “Favourite Acoustic Guitarist”in both Guitar Player Magazine and Acoustic Guitar Magazine’s reader polls, and is a YouTube sensation. His videos have over 29,000,000 views and have led to sold out shows all over the world.

Tommy’s legendary career spans five decades and continues to intersect with some of the finest musicians throughout the world. Tommy’s unique style – he calls it simply “finger style” – is akin to playing guitar the way a pianist plays piano, using all ten fingers. Rather than using a whole band for melody, rhythm, bass, and drum parts, Tommy plays all that – and more – on one guitar.

Guitar legend Chet Atkins was one of the first to inspire Emmanuel to try this “fingerpicker” style as a child. Decades later, Atkins himself became one of Emmanuel’s biggest fans. Tommy Emmanuel is an honorary Kentucky Colonel, a CGP (Certified Guitar Player – a title given by Chet Atkins), an Order of Australia Medalist (AM) and the holder of both an honorary Master’s Degree (MA) and more recently an honorary Doctor of Arts (DR) from Charles Stuart University in recognition of his commitment to rural Australia and his contribution to music education.

Tommy has also been seen all over the United States in his Public Television pledge specials “Center Stage” and “Tommy Emmanuel and Friends.”

Start Sales Date

15 Apr 2017, 9am.
Other Channels:
15 Apr 2017, 10am.




Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes

Promoter Name
Arts Management Associates

Rating / Age Limit

  • No admission for infants in arms and children below 5 years old
  • Children 5 years and above must purchase ticket for entry
  • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance

Late Seating Advisory:

  • You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time
  • No admission will be allowed into the venue once the performance has commenced
  • Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance

Photography / Video Recording Rules

  • No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is permitted for this event

Through All SISTIC Channels
10% Discount for Students (Local / Overseas) / Senior Citizen aged 55 years and above / NSF / Child aged 5 to 12 years old)
[Verification: Present valid ID / Student Pass/11B ID]
[Applicable from 15 Apr 2017 onwards]
[Please note that random checks on concession tickets will be conducted at the point of entry]
[Patrons unable to present proof of eligibility are required to upgrade their concession tickets to full price tickets]

10% Discount for Group Booking (min 10 tickets)
[Applicable with minimum purchase of 10 tickets per transaction]
[Applicable from 15 Apr 2017 onwards]

10% Discount for PAssion Card
[Verification: Present valid membership card upon purchase ticket at the counter. Quote or key valid password upon purchase tickets thru. hotline and website]
[Applicable from 15 Apr 2017 onwards]

10% Discount for Mastercard
[Applicable from 5 May 2017 onwards]

Event Date
Tue, 5 Sep 2017


Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)

Standard: S$75, S$55, S$45, S$35, S$25
Esplanade Box: S$75
Premier Box: S$75
Restricted View: S$35, S$25

Seating Plan