Upcoming concerts in Singapore

Mark your calendar and book your tickets to the hottest concerts in Singapore
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By Cam Khalid and Sofiana Ramli |
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If your evenings consist of enjoying live sets at these music venues, you're in for a treat. This year's concert lineup is looking mega with plenty of mainstream, underground, and downright nostalgic acts to catch. Here are the hottest upcoming concerts we're booking tickets for.

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Jordan Rudess
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Jordan Rudess

icon-location-pin University Cultural Centre, Kent Ridge
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Voted Best Keyboardist of All Time by Music Rader Magazine, extraordinary multi-instrumentalist of Grammy-nominated band Dream Theater, Jordan Rudess, is bringing his solo tour – Bach To Rock: A Musician’s Journey – to Singapore. Go on a musical journey with the keyboard genius as he takes you from the beginning as a young Juilliard piano prodigy in classical music to the legendary rockstar he is today. He's known for his fusion of classical techniques and rock sensibilities, so get ready for an exhilarating stage takeover.

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Franz Ferdinand
Music, Rock and indie

Franz Ferdinand

icon-location-pin Zepp@BIGBOX, Jurong East
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Come 21 November, you'll be begging to Take Me Out. Set to bring an electrifying show to our shores, the Scottish indie stalwarts are showing no signs of slowing down. Catch the rambunctious vibes of Alex Kapranos and gang as they punch their way through a disco-punk setlist, filled with hits from their self-titled debut to their 2018 release Always Ascending. Trust us, their groovy baselines and guitar riffs will wreck havoc (the good kind) on the dancefloor. Whether Kapranos' return is motivated by our local fare (as raved in his book Sound Bites), or treating long-time, ardent fans to an explosive performance, a Franz Ferdinand gig is mandatory in our books.  

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judas priest
Music, Punk and metal

Judas Priest

icon-location-pin Zepp@BIGBOX, Jurong East
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The British godfathers of heavy metal are making their way back to our shores this December with a comeback studio album Firepower. A treat for the metal headbangers (and dads), see the legendary rock heroes bust out all their greatest hits like Breaking the Law and You've Got Another Thing Comin', as well as their latest single Lightning Strike at Zepp@BigBox.

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The Weeknd
Music, Rap, hip hop and R&B

The Weeknd

icon-location-pin Singapore City,
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He tells you to call out (his) name, and now he finally hears you – The Weeknd (real name Abel Tesfaye) is playing in Singapore on December 5 as part of his first Asia tour. If his Singapore show is anything like his fiery international tour filled with stunning visuals and an explosive setlist (and special guests!), expect a slick concert where you'll be screaming along to sultry hits like The Hills, Can't Feel My Face, I Feel it Coming and Call Out My Name from his latest EP My Dear Melancholy.  Details such as the concert venues and ticket sales have yet to be released, but with the Canadian R&B sensation's legion of lovesick fans, expect a massive queue for tickets (we recommend camping out for them). Stay tuned.

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superorganism
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Superorganism

icon-location-pin The Pavilion (Far East Square), Chinatown
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With London-based collective Superorganism heading our way, things are about to get real vibrantly quirky at The Pavillion at Far East Square. The transatlantic 8-piece group met online and jump onto the indie scene with their concoction of choppy guitar sounds, wobbly synths, catchy samples and deadpan vocals which landed them on Jools Holland, BBC Sound of 2018 and VEVO. Expect an explosion of technicolour pop a la Everybody Wants to Be Famous that will have you swaying and bopping along.

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BTS
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BTS

icon-location-pin National Stadium, Kallang
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One of the world's biggest music group is setting the National Stadium ablaze with its fiery set of infectious chart-toppers and slick dance moves. BTS Army, brace yourself – the K-Pop giants are heading our way as part of their Love Yourself Tour to showcase their acclaimed latest album which even received a congratulatory tweet from South Korean President Moon Jae-in. With major global success, sold-out shows around the world and a recent 2018 MTV EMA win for 'Biggest Fans Award', this seven-member K-Pop sensation is showing no signs of slowing down.  

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taking back sunday
Music, Rock and indie

Taking Back Sunday

icon-location-pin Hard Rock Café, Orchard
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It's time to let that emo kid in you out again and scream the lyrics to MakeDamnSure. Relive '00s alternative rock with Taking Back Sunday as the band takes over Hard Rock Cafe at Cuscaden with tracks from their 2002 debut Tell All Your Friends all the way through to their latest 2016 release Tidal Wave. Always evolving, the band has pushed and molded their sound as apparent on Twenty, a 21-track collection planned for release in January 2019, solidifying them as a genre-defying band.

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jon hopkins
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Jon Hopkins

icon-location-pin Capitol Theatre, City Hall
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It's no surprise fans here can't get enough of electronic music wiz Jon Hopkins. After all, his music is centred on the invention and discovery of obscure sounds while sampling everyday clang and clatter. Besides being known for breathing gentle soul in his musical exhalation, fans also await the English producer's occasional odd stage antics. This time, he's back with new release Singularity, a hybrid of everything from rugged techno and transcendent choral music to solo acoustic piano, laced with psychedelic ambient.  

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maroon 5
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Maroon 5

icon-location-pin National Stadium, Kallang
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Can't get enough of Adam Levine and co? Get this: the three-time Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum chart-topper Maroon 5 is bringing their Red Pill Blues Tour to our shores. Set to be the biggest show in Singapore to date, the pop-rock band is playing all their greatest hits including This Love, She Will Be Loved and latest single Girls Like You.   

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Ed Sheeran
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Ed Sheeran

icon-location-pin National Stadium, Kallang
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The Grammy Award-winner is set to dominate the stage at the National Stadium for one night only. Expect a Perfect night as the Brit megastar charms his legion of fans with his trusty acoustic guitar and soulful vocals while crooning over folk-influenced (and a hybrid of mainstream pop and R&B) tunes from his latest studio album Divide, as well as all-time favourites from previous releases Plus and Multiply. Sing to chart-topping hits like Thinking Out Loud, Shape of You, Castle on the Hill and Galway Girl.

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Jason Mraz
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Jason Mraz

icon-location-pin The Star Theatre, Buona Vista
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Guess who’s back? If catching Mr. A-Z himself at the final edition of the WTA Finals wasn't enough, secure your tickets as he takes the Good Vibes Tour back to our shores for another night of acoustic folk-pop medley, armed with new and old tracks like I’m Yours, The Remedy (I Won’t Worry) and Love Someone.  

Where to catch live music

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