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
Interview: Alicia Pan
The sultry songstress returns after an eight-year hiatus
The brew's who
We raise a pint to some of Singapore’s most dedicated craft beer evangelists
Push past these unmarked doors for the hottest drinks in town
Live music events
The last time this a cappella sensation arrived in town, they sold out three nights in a row. Now they’re back, and set to hit the stage before their on-screen appearance in Pitch Perfect 2. Look forward to sick harmonies and wicked beat boxing skills infused into pop, electronic, hip hop and R&B tunes.
Preceding Baybeats is the annual youth-oriented YFest. Apart from free dance and music performances by youths, there's the dance challenge showcase training programme ($25 per participant, 10% off for two or more tickets purchased) for young street dancers. They will be mentored by established choreographers such as Honey J and Prepix from Korea and Sawada from Japan. Interested parties can apply online.
Club nights and DJ gigs
Get down and dirty to the beats of hip hop and trap with DJs Ghetto, alongside NashD and LeNERD from the Grizzle Grind Crew.
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.
The Chainsmokers: Zouk Soundsystem
‘But first, lemme take a selfie!’ Words (and beats) we can’t get out of our heads, thanks to The Chainsmokers and their chart-topping track. The DJ duo make their debut here, so expect crazy antics and wild mixes on the dance floor. Hong supports.
Dennis Ferrer: Para//el
He’s a chameleon of trends, going from house to tech and soul over the years. The American DJ/producer hits up Velvet with Jeremy Boon.
To celebrate the big four-one of Godwin P, kyo’s head honcho, the man himself takes charge of the decks for a night.
Adriana Lopez at kyo
The Colombia-born, Barcelona-based techno whiz has spent over 15 years touring and holding residencies at various clubs. Now she’s here to drop the beat, supported by Haan.
Best new bars and clubs
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.
Vinyl tunes in a bar and lounge
Twenty-three taps on offer
On The Table
Craft beers at this Pasir Panjang café