Music & Nightlife

Discover the best of Singapore's nightlife, including bars, pubs, clubs, DJ gigs and live music

The best craft beer bars

The best spots in town for come craft brews

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The definitive guide to Singapore Cocktail Week

Your cheatsheet to the city's very first cocktail appreciation week

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Music

Singjazz 2015

This year’s Sing Jazz finds inspiration by extending into soul, R&B and pop

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Music

Interview: tUnE-yArDs

Merrill Garbus of the indie pop band talks to us about her creative process and some of the kookiest instruments that she uses

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Music

Interview: Bobby Kildea of Belle & Sebastian

Bobby Kildea tells us about the Scottish group’s latest album and the influence of Madonna on it

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Live music events

Music

Poeme Symphonique for 110 Metronomes

Here’s a concert that celebrates a non-instrument: the humble metronome. A hundred and ten of these ticking devices, each set to different beats-per-minute, are simultaneously released. The result is a flurry of clicks, initially chaotic but eventually settling into a deep and hypnotic groove.

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Christina Perri

The saccharine American singer- songwriter returns to perform hits such as ‘Human’ and ‘Burning Gold’ from her recent album, Head or Heart. Local singer-songwriter Gentle Bones supports. 

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Lindsey Stirling

The Youtube violinist sensation will be performing hits from her latest album, 'Shatter Me' featuring her combination of electronic and classical tunes together with a ballet-type of dancing. 

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Singapore International Jazz Festival 2015

Following its successful debut, the festival returns to Marina Bay Sands with more than 250 artists from mainstream, smooth soul, R&B, contemporary pop and acid jazz. The line-up features headliner Jessie J, pianist and composer Ramsey Lewis, trumpeter Chris Botti, fusion-jazz group Snarky Puppy and Singapore's very own Jeremy Monteiro.   

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Club nights and DJ gigs

Singapore Island Culture Club

The brainchild of Tracy Phillips and DJ Aldrin, Singapore Island Culture Club holds its flagship event with the latter on the decks – he’ll spin nu disco, indie dance, deep house and bass – and a CNY-themed photobooth courtesy of Hello Stranger.

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Sivanesh: Sky High

Fall into a trance with the hypnotic grooves of DJ Sivanesh as he brings you tunes alongside Brendon P and Kaye of Darker than Wax.

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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

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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Bars and pubs

HopHeads

Craft beer/cafe stand in Dhoby Ghaut

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Bars and pubs

Elixir Bar

Solid drinks in a stuffy joint

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Bars and pubs

D.Bespoke

Ginza in Bukit Pasoh

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Bars and pubs

Southbridge

Italian-led cocktails with a view

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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