Upcoming concerts in Singapore

Mark your calendar and book your tickets to the hottest gigs in Singapore
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By Cam Khalid and Time Out Singapore editors |
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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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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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Hyukoh

icon-location-pin Esplanade Concert Hall (see Esplanade Theatres on the Bay), City Hall
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Having played plenty of sold-out shows across Asia and North America, Hyukoh finally returns for another performance in Singapore. The South Korean indie outfit shot to fame with their surf rock-inflected song, Comes and Goes. The infectious track dominated the K-pop charts for weeks after its release and successfully dethroned singles by K-pop powerhouses like Girls Generation and Big Bang.

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Nickelback

icon-location-pin Zepp@BIGBOX, Jurong East
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Canadian rock outfit Nickelback is headlining their very first concert in Singapore, in support of their ninth studio album, Feed the Machine. Whether you love or loathe them, there's no denying that Chad and the lads are considered to be one of most commercially successful bands of the past two decades with chart-topping hits like How You Remind Me, Someday and Photograph, as well a staggering nine Grammy Award nominations. Jokes and criticisms aside, the band boasts twelve consecutive sold-out world tours, playing to millions of diehard fans – looks like they've done something right.

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Mitski

icon-location-pin Kilo Lounge, Tanjong Pagar
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The indie singer-songwriter Mitski's recent release Be the Cowboy is deemed to be her greatest to date by the likes of Pitchfork and the Guardian where tracks are penned as emotionally raw confessions. The theatrical-like experimentations as heard on the album paint a musical self-portrait of the Japanese-American artist herself and tracks like Geyser, Nobody and Two Slow Dancers leave fans wanting more. And prayers are finally answered as Mitski takes the stage at Kilo Lounge this February to bless fans with her hypnotic setlist.

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Josh Groban

icon-location-pin The Star Theatre, Buona Vista
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The You Raise Me Up mega-star is heading our way for his debut show in Singapore. The multi-award winning baritone vocalist Josh Groban is bringing new tracks off his latest release Bridges as well as greatest hits and covers like Celine Dion's S'il suffisait d'aimer to the Star Theatre this February. Along with his unmistakable voice, the singer-songwriter is also joined on stage by a full orchestra and choir to deliver an unforgettable performance for one night only.

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Years & Years

icon-location-pin The Star Theatre, Buona Vista
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Taking their second studio album Palo Santo on the road, Years & Years are set to showcase their first full-length headline show in Singapore. The British synth-pop trio rose to the scene with their breakout electronic-laced hits King and has achieved major success on the charts with singles like Shine and Desire, as well as latest releases Sanctify and If You're Over Me. With the captivating charm of frontman Olly Alexander, expect a Years & Years set that is over-the-top, slightly raunchy and all-around playful.

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Blue

icon-location-pin Zepp@BIGBOX, Jurong East
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All Rise! One of the biggest boybands of the noughties – Blue – reunites after eight long years for a night of throwbacks. The British pop four-piece consists of Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe. Get ready to fangirl and sing lyric after lyric to all their greatest hits including One Love, Guilty, Fly By, U Make Me Wanna, Too Close, the cover of Elton John's Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word with the legend himself and many more.

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Kodaline

icon-location-pin Zepp@BIGBOX, Jurong East
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The platinum-selling Dublin-based indie rockers return to Singapore in March 2019 to tour their third album Politics of Living which they released in September 2018. Specialising in radio-ready guitar rock that's drawn comparisons to Coldplay, Keane, U2 and Oasis, get ready to sing along to their hit songs like All I Want, The One and Honest

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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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Garden Beats Festival

icon-location-pin Fort Canning Park, City Hall
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Your favourite dance music and picnic festival is back – but with a greener twist. Presenting itself as the first ever sustainable music event in the city, Garden Beats is taking steps to be more environmentally friendly this year as it offers conscious brands and initiatives as part of its programme. So expect a curated lifestyle art market soundtracked by an eclectic lineup of international and local acts.

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Honne

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Due to popular demand, British electro-R&B duo Honne is taking over Capitol Theatre for not one but two back-to-back shows on March 11 and 12 (both sold out). The two producers are known for their creative ability to blend the sounds of synths and souls, creating a hybrid of warm electronic sounds that will get you in the groove. Expect an electrifying show loaded with hits like Someone That Loves You and Warm On A Cold Night, as well as tracks off their latest full-length release, Love Me/Love Me Not.  

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Tourist

icon-location-pin Kilo Lounge, Tanjong Pagar
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London-based songwriter and electronic musician William Phillips – also known as Tourist – is known for signature bittersweet dance tracks and remixes of artists like Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, HEALTH, Chvrches and Haim. While his earlier work dabbled in sunny,'80s-inspired synthesizer melodies and chillwave, his later work took a darker, more poignant turn and made a shift into U.K. garage and house, with choppy vocal samples and more urgent melodies.

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Pet Shop Boys

icon-location-pin The Star Theatre, Buona Vista
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British synth-pop phenom Pet Shop Boys, known for the mega-hit West End Girls, swings by Singapore as part of The Super Tour. The iconic duo achieved major success in the 80s, bagging multiple awards and 42 Top 30 singles in the UK including 22 Top 10 hits and four number ones. Over the past 30 years, their live shows have seen an original and creative style of pop musical theatre where they've teamed up with directors, designers and artists such as Derek Jarman, David Alden and David Fielding from the English National Opera, architect Zaha Hadid, filmmaker Sam Taylor-Wood and stage designer Es Devlin. If there's anything to take note of, it's the fact that a Pet Shop Boys gig is worth gearing up for.

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John Mayer

icon-location-pin Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang
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Though tickets are not even available yet, there is a definite buzz about John Mayer performing in Singapore. And rightly so. The maker of hits like Your Body Is A Wonderland, Slow Dancing In A Burning Room, Heartbreak Warfare and more recently, New Light is finally coming to our shores. Besides the April 1 date of the show, there is yet to be any information about the gig but stick around for more. 

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Anne-Marie

icon-location-pin Capitol Theatre, City Hall
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The UK's pop darling returns for yet another energetic show in Singapore. Her solo releases and collaborations have achieved so much success in the past years post-Rudimental, and it's all due to her knack for seamlessly fusing a variety of genres from infectious pop and dance to electronica and ballads. Expect an electrifying performance set to the tracklist of her album Speak Your Mind, including chart-toppers like Alarm, Ciao Adios and 2002, as well as hard-hitting collaborations like Friends with Marshmello, Rockabye with Clean Bandit and Sean Paul, and Don't Leave Me Alone with David Guetta.

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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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The Proclaimers

icon-location-pin Capitol Theatre, City Hall
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Brilliantly merging the sounds of pop, folk, new wave and punk, The Proclaimers' discography consists of timeless songs that capture a gamut of human emotions loaded with poignancy, emotional honesty, political fire and wit. Sing along to the global anthem I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), as well as I'm On My Way and Let's Get Married, as the Scottish music duo returns for another headlining set this April.

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Troye Sivan

icon-location-pin The Star Theatre, Buona Vista
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Australia's rising prince of pop is dropping by the Lion City for a headlining show following the release of his critically acclaimed second album Bloom. Bursting into the scene in 2014 with his hit single Happy Little Pill that went on to number one in 66 countries, he has managed to carry on the momentum with his collaborations with artists like Ariana Grande, Martin Garrix and Charli XCX, touring with Taylor Swift, and more recently with his sophomore album. 

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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.  

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Lauv

icon-location-pin Capitol Theatre, City Hall
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Pop singer and producer Lauv returns to Singapore as part of an extensive world tour. So extensive, it's running for two nights at the Capitol Theatre. And due to the high demand, it's no surprise tickets are all sold out. Bringing his flair for pop-laced summer anthems such as the chart-topping single There's No Way featuring Julia Michaels and I Like Me Better, expect a night of music euphoria with a pair of your best dancing shoes on.

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The 1975

icon-location-pin The Star Theatre, Buona Vista
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Back with their celebrated third album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, Matty Healy and the gang returns to Singapore for the upcoming Asian tour. The Brit quartet experienced a meteoric rise since their formation in 2012 and have grown from their 80s glossy indie pop roots to embrace a fuller all-rounded sound that incorporates jazz, rock and more. 

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Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix Concert

icon-location-pin The Padang, City Hall
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Gear up for another high-octane weekend from September 20 to 22 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit as Brit sci-fi rock masters – and one of the world’s biggest stadium bands – Muse returns to our shores to headline the night race’s entertainment stage on September 21 at the Padang alongside some of the biggest names in music. Joining the Devon trio in the F1 entertainment line-up are legendary DJ Fatboy Slim (real name Norman Cook) who’s widely known for his 90’s hit Praise You (September 21, Zone 1), reggae icons Toots and the Maytals (September 20, Zone 1 and September 22, Zone 4), and American roots rock duo Larkin Poe (September 21, Zone 1 and September 22, Zone 4), with more acts to be announced soon.  

Where to catch live music

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