Music & Nightlife

Your guide to the best nightclubs, live music and concerts in Singapore

Music

Interview: cast of La Vie En Rose

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Edith Piaf’s birth, the La Vie en Rose concert sees seven talents take the stage to cover her songs

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Music

Interview: Alicia Pan

The sultry songstress returns after an eight-year hiatus

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The best craft beer bars

The best spots in town for some craft brews

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The brew's who

We raise a pint to some of Singapore’s most dedicated craft beer evangelists

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Bars and pubs

Best speakeasies

Push past these unmarked doors for the hottest drinks in town

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Live music events

Hanging up the Moon – ‘Immaterial’ Album Launch

This is one for the flannel-shirt indie folksters. Celebrating the launch of their third album, Hanging up the Moon fills The Substation for two nights with their hushed folktronica tunes. Hanging up the Moon began as the solo project of ex-Concave Scream frontman Sean Lam, but has since evolved into a five-piece. Their third record, Immaterial, sees the band depart from the alt-folk of their earlier albums. It’s far more complex, with strings and electronic murmurs laying the groundwork for Lam’s soaring vocals – in fact, a string sextet is set to join the band at The Substation.

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La Vie en Rose

Sing’theatre’s latest production celebrates the 100th anniversary of Edith Piaf’s birth as performers like Sebastian Tan, Lim Kay Siu, Linden Furnell, Robin Goh and more offer up reinterpretations of her classics infused with jazz, pop, rock and Latin.

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Jung Yong Hwa

Spend one fine evening with K-Pop band CNBLUE’s lead singer-composer, who arrives for a solo concert filled with self-penned songs encompassing pop-rock, hip hop and pop from his debut album One Fine Day, alongside CNBLUE’s major hits like ‘Can’t Stop’ and ‘I’m Sorry’.

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Sungha Jung

This Korean fingerstyle guitarist, who rose to stardom after his YouTube rendition of the theme song from Pirates of the Caribbean, returns to Singapore to perform arrangements of local songs as part of our SG50 celebrations. Also expect a mix of contemporary, Broadway, jazz and classical tunes.

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Club nights and DJ gigs

Mr Has: Rewind

Catch Mr Has and Norman C on decks at kyo for a night of groovy beats.

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Aly & Fila: Transfix

The Egyptian duo, who’ve been ranked as one of the biggest acts in EDM, stop by our shores once again for a night of pounding beats. Hong supports.

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Loose Juice

Get down and dirty to the beats of hip hop and trap with DJs Ghetto, alongside NashD and LeNERD from the Grizzle Grind Crew.

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Mambo Jambo

Whoo! Everyone’s favourite retro party, Mambo Jambo, is back on this public holiday eve, so you know what you gotta do – time to brush up on your ‘dance moves’, throw on your finest threads and get ready to boogie the night away.

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Bars and pubs

Sundown Affair

1-Altitude debuts this daily sunset session, offering panoramic views and breezy sundowners with jazz and deep house melodies by Lindo Martinez.

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Best new bars and clubs

Bars and pubs

Sum Yi Tai

Leering at you from Boon Tat Street with its neon pink-lit lobby is three-storey dining and drinking complex Sum Yi Tai.

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Bars and pubs

DSTLLRY

Bespoke cocktails and omakase

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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LongPlay

Vinyl tunes in a bar and lounge

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Bars and pubs

Druggists

Twenty-three taps on offer

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Restaurants

On The Table

Craft beers at this Pasir Panjang café

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Things to do

The Refinery

Alll-in-one bar, grill and workspace in Jalan Besar

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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