A famous tourist destination, Singapore is also famous for its colourful music festivals pushing through the night. A visit to the city during any of these festivals would be the perfect opportunity to soak yourself in the Singaporean energy. With an array of music festivals organized to encourage tourism, these celebrations attract several artists and singers showcasing their upbeat talent from around the world. We have listed here the top Singaporean music festivals you ought not to miss!
Here is the list of 10 Music Festivals in Singapore - An Orchestrated Experience
Considered to be one of the largest Asian music festivals and the longest; pushing through dawn party hours, the ZoukOut Music Festival lasts for over sixteen hours. With several international Techno, Electro, House and Techno artists playing added genres of non-stop beats, the ZoukOut Music Festival is a definite treat for EDM lovers.
Location: Siloso Beach, Island of Sentosa
Ticket Prices: TBA (Visit ZoukOut website for updates)
Another famous music festival extensively attended by global artists, the Ultra Singapore Music Festival is known for its unique performance stage designs idea. Popularly known as the cousin of Zoukout, the Ultra Singapore Music Festival is a two-day musical indulgence, gravitating thousands of electronic music addicts to groove by their party anthems from internationally renowned artists. Regular line-ups include top chartbusters Martin Garrix, Josh Wink, Skrillex, and many other international singers and musicians.
Dates: 8th to 9th June 2019
Location: ULTRA Park, Marina Bay
Timings: 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Tickets: Starts from SGD 238
Baybeats is one of the biggest Singaporean music festivals covering genres of alternative, pop, electro, and folk. Baybeats showcases tons of local and international artists and music brand groups, thus acting as an excellent opportunity to gain valuable professional exposure amongst large audiences. Baybeats visitors never cease to enjoy local and global indie music.
Dates: 23rd to 25th August 2019
Location: Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay
A three-day EDM music festival on the sea, It’s The Ship is the second largest EDM festival in the country. Along with hardcore voyage partying, travellers also enjoy spa an yoga sessions on a non-stop luxury cruise. It’s The Ship is very famous among media influencers, and could be a great chance to walk into a few on board!
Dates: 13th to 15th November 2019
Location: Marina Bay Cruise Centre, 61 Marina Coastal Drives
Tickets: Starts from SGD 396
Hallyu Pop Music Festival is a K-Pop Musical Extravaganza exclusively for K-pop fans in Singapore. During the Hallyu Pop Music Festival, fans enjoy a vast genre of K-Pop by their favourite artists for two days straight along with an array of Korean foods, fashion and beauty products. Fans also stand a chance to interact with their favourite K-pop idols and attend several music concerts featuring their music. This year HallyTown is the latest addition to the Hallyu Pop Music Festival. There would be.
Dates: 25th to 26th May 2019
Location: Singapore Indoor Stadium
Tickets: Starts from SGD 98
The Singapore International Jazz Festival hosts an indulging time for jazz lovers with prominent and local jazz collections, Soul, R&B, Blues and several other passion-driven genres. A three-day musical, the Singapore International Jazz Festival guarantees a relaxing night for both visitors and jazz lovers. The festival offers a vibrant time with various international artists such as Lauryn Hill, Lalah Hathaway, and Jamie Cullum showcasing their music.
Location: Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo, and Convention Centre
The Songkran Music Festival is the only Water Music Festival happening on Thai New Year’s Eve in Singapore. Participants and visitors enjoy a time of music and dance drenched to their favourite EDM tunes. Apart from soul-throbbing music, the Songkran Music Festival also hosts an array of food trucks and crafted beers to seal the perfect music experience.
Dates: 13th April 2019
Location: Wild Wild Wet Water Park
Tickets: Starts from SGD 20
Music Matters festival is the rare festivals providing an international platform up-and-coming musicians and recognising them from across the globe. Music Matter Asia Music Festival sets up its stages at several venues across the Singapore city with over forty bands presenting their newly tapped interests and passions.
Dates: 13th to 18th September 2019
Ticket Prices: TBA
Check out their website @musicmatters.asia for latest updates.
Sundown Music Festival is a three-day music festival featuring over fifty artists showcasing different music genres. Some of the prominent international artists taking over the Sundown Music Festival are DJ Soda, Charlie Lim, and Sam Ru. The Sundown Music Festival also offers a variety of cuisines including street food to binge on during the festival, film screenings, and many other events.
Dates: 19th to 21st April 2019
Location: Siloso Beach, Island of Sentosa
Tickets: Starts from SGD 70
AIA Glow Music Festival is another memorable musical experience hosting yoga classes as a significant part of the festival. Visitors and participants dive into the healthy mood with arrays of nutritious food and soothing music. The AIA Glow Music Festival also conducts the 5K Charity Fun Run for visitors through which runners win the “I Ran With My Heart” medal along with a bunch of other exciting goodies.
Dates: 25th May
Timings: 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Location: Sentosa Island
Tickets: Starts from SGD 59