The words “Zouk” and “orchestra” don’t seem to go together. But they will tonight and Saturday night as two contrary musical forces (viz. orchestral music and house music) combine to pay tribute to the iconic club’s 25 year tenure at Jiak Kim Street.
Big news for fans of 90s pop as French electro star duo AIR make their way to Singapore on 27th May 2017 at the Esplanade Theatre.
After the ‘debacle’ of the recent Guns ‘N’ Roses concert, we believe that it’s time that rock ‘n’ roll return to its roots or at least to a time when it was vital and dangerous. “Back to the Bars” as Todd Rundgren’s 1978 live album was titled.
Music festivals have become commonplace in Singapore in the last couple of years. Millennials typically support music festivals because it is an excellent opportunity to meet up with friends with good music as a backdrop. The experience is the key takeaway for most festival goers in Singapore.
The hype screams out “The Future of French Rock” and describes La Femme as possessing such edgy music influences as Gene Vincent, The Velvet Underground and Kraftwerk. But what about the music itself?
Long live the underground as German death metal band Defeated Sanity will perform in Singapore on 15th March 2017 for the first time ever.
Slowly but surely, Laneway Festival Singapore has been losing its guitar rock roots. When you consider that perhaps the most exciting year was 2012, when it was possible to enjoy the likes of The Horrors, Laura Marling, Feist and M83 all in one night, the 2017 line-up demonstrated how music trends had changed in four short years.
Now, here’s a band that in our humble estimation, epitomises #THENEWROCKNROLL!!! And, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard will be coming over to Singapore to play at Laneway Festival Singapore 2017!!!!
As we begin a new year of music, Don Shiau shares his biggest concert experience of 2016. And possibly his entire life. Because really, how do you top rock’s biggest royalty?
Local music festival *SCAPE The Invasion is happening on 17 December 2016 (Saturday) at *SCAPE The Ground Theatre, with the lineup including artists like Inch Chua, Sezairi, Disco Hue, and Nathan Hartono.
One of the world’s most famous and respected comedians, Eddie Izzard, will bring his record breaking live comedy show, ‘FORCE MAJEURE’ to Singapore for the first time on 27 February, 2017 at the University Cultural Centre (UCC) Hall, NUS.
One of the exciting draws for Laneway Festival 2017 was the inclusion of The Julie Ruin (featuring Riot Grrl legend Kathleen Hanna) in the lineup. Sadly, that’s not going to happen.
Anti Flag was formed in 1988 in Pittsburgh by Justin Sane and Pat Thetic. This punk rock band is well known for political activism, focusing on anti-war activism, anti-imperialism, class struggle, human rights, and various sociopolitical sentiments.
Contemporary indie music festivals can now boast of a wide range of musical styles and Laneway Singapore 2017 is no exception. If you need something different from what the electronic and hip-hop artists at Laneway Singapore 2017 can provide – though these are of course, excellent in their own way – then these are our ROCK recommendations.
Getai Group is back yet again with local music and art programming during these two weekends at the Padang Atrium and outdoors of National Gallery Singapore as part of their first anniversary!
The second Y2K16 Live Loop Asia International Festival Tour, from 18 November to 4 December 2016, expands its reach in Southeast Asia, adding dates in Manila and Kuala Lumpur to a regional circuit that includes the festival’s original hosts, Singapore and Bangkok.
It’s a brave new (music) world as far as SA is concerned. Founded in 2010, the band takes its name from Northern Chinese dialect, 仨, which means three, as a tribute to their traditional Chinese roots though all three are Singaporeans.
When it comes to sharing his opinion about the local music scene, singer-songwriter Nelson Tan does not mince his words.
“The local media, be it TV, radio or print, needs to get out there and feature more local content and talent, instead of the same old few over and over and over again,” Tan declared, “we have many many good songs and great bands made in Singapore that deserve airplay and I feel that we have to give ourselves a chance to appreciate what we have here, not just the familiar names.”
Classic rock fans are getting exactly what they want in early 2017 as Journey makes their way back to our shores, along with the likes of Guns ‘n Roses, Bryan Adams & Metallica.
Closer to the Edge is the fourth incantation of Playfreely done in collaboration with Japan’s Asian Meeting Festival (AMF) and with event partner The Projector.
Tickets now available from http://flow.peatix.com/
… still there’s more …
Third time lucky for Sheffield rockers Bring Me The Horizon and promoters LAMC Productions?
Metallica return to Singapore on 22nd January 2017 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
MAAD Sounds (as curated by Andy Yang) has been a solid platform for Singapore artists for a while now.