Music & Nightlife

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

Nightlife

Interview: Nicky Romero

Nicky Romero sits at the top of the EDM pantheon. And with good reason. His melodic bangers are a staple at any club night and his appearance at any dance festival is a further guarantee of a good time. Read on to find out how he's taking EDM to the next level.

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Music

Interview: Imagine Dragons

We speak to Imagine Dragons about their latest ground-breaking album

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Music

Interview: Kimbra

It hasn’t taken Kimbra Lee Johnson to become an internationally recognized force of nature in her own right. Her 2011 assist on Gotye’s universe-devouring smash ‘Somebody that I Used to Know’ might have ushered the Kiwi chanteuse’s smouldering soul chops to mainstream consciousness but it’s her solo albums that have captivated hearts and charts alike with their phenomenal range. Last year, she released her second maximal pop statement in The Golden Echo. Read on for how she tapped into funk, pop, Greek mythology and even dreams to bring it to light.

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Music

Six gig hotspots to get your music fix

Looking to mosh, headbang or groove the night away? Find out the right gig venue for you

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Live music events

Gayle Nerva

The homegrown singer shares her musical journey from Singapore Idol to MediaCorp, with soulful tunes aplenty.

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Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival 2015

The two-day Japanese pop culture festival will see famed producer Yasutaka Nakata (of Perfume and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu fame) and his electronica duo CAPSULE take the stage, alongside producer Hachioji P and model-singer Anna Yano.

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JJ Lin

The prodigal son returns (but only for a night). As part of his Genesis World Tour, the Golden Melody award-winning singer belts out his long list of hits gathered from a whopping 11 albums.

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Laura Fygi

The Dutch diva brings her brand of jazz to our shores to celebrate her 25th anniversary as a solo artiste. Look out for hits like 'Bewitched' and 'Night and Day'. 

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Club nights and DJ gigs

Road to Ultra

Here's something else to do on F1 weekend apart from watching cars race around in circles. The legendary Ultra Music Festival has partied it up in Ibiza and Miami, and now the people behind it are bringing Road to Ultra here for the first time. With a headlining trio of Skrillex, Alesso and Nicky Romero, supported by Mija, Ansolo and Rave Republic, Ultranuts are in for a raving good time. Only for 18 and above.

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It's The Ship 2015

The floating music festival aboard the Royal Caribbean luxury cruise is back. Sail off into the sunset with an array of international and regional acts like Ferry Corsten, Showtek, Will Sparks and many more. The ship makes a stopover at Langkawi for six hours of beach partying, before returning to our island on Nov 23. 

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Bring Your Own Vinyl Sundays at LongPlay

Listen to your own vinyls on LongPlay's sweet sound system every Sunday from 4pm. Bring Your Own Vinyl Sundays encourages crate-diggers to bring in their own platters from the 1930s to 1970s from any genre to pipe into the space while taking in the bar's cocktails and snacks. 

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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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