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/
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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.
Probably the biggest rock concert here since Metallica in 2013.
OCBC Bank Priority Sale: 14 – 16 October
General Public On Sale: 17 October
Official Ticketing Agent: SISTIC, http://www.sistic.com.sg
For all Ticketing and VIP Package details, please visit http://www.lamcproductions.com
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We run the rule over the artists playing Neon Lights Festival on 26th and 27th November and find out who gets the PoP Recommendation! Enjoy!!
The Hard Rock Cafe is renowned worldwide as a prestigious theme restaurant that celebrates rock ‘n’ roll and it’s pleasing to note that since it’s recent relaunch with renovated premises at the HPL House at Cuscaden Road, it has initiated two regular events that showcase original music in Singapore.
Not to be missed! Singapore premiere rock ‘n’ rollers Cheating Sons livens up your Wednesday night at the Hard Rock Cafe for this week’s edition of Bandwagon Nights!
Popular Irish dance rock trio Two Door Cinema Club return to Singapore for their biggest concert yet.
The Steve McQueens found time in between tours of Australia and South Korea to bring their magic jazz-soul-funk ride to home fans at the Annexe Sessions on Thursday, September 29th.
The Esplanade’s spanking new venue The Annexe got off to a flying start earlier this month with scintillating performances from the Chok Kerong Trio and In Each Hand a Cutlass.
One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, Bryan Adams has sold 100 million records and singles worldwide.
We loved his latest album – Get Up – produced by Jeff Lynne (ELO) and Adams’ return to Singapore in January 2017 is good news for all pop-rock fans.
It seems awfully facetious for us to state that with British band Yuck, it’s not so much about the songs themselves but the style of music that appeals. But hey, it’s true!
Just a quick news item about the lineup announcement for Laneway Singapore 2017. Notable international acts include Glass Animals, Jagwar Ma, Nick Murphy (Chet Faker), The Julie Ruin, Tycho & White Lung.
Singapore acts Sam Rui and T-Rex get onto the bill as well together.
Full lineup available at http://singapore.lanewayfestival.com/line-up/.
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Millian – a new club at St. James PowerStation – was the exciting venue that launched All That Matters 2016 with showcases from some of the foreign bands/artists to be seen at the Music Matters Festival from 13 – 15 September.
The schedule for the Music Matters Festival is out! The lineup includes Singapore electro-pop sensation Linying (above) and Thai indie pop wonders My Life as Ali Thomas (below).