Music Festivals in Singapore - An Orchestrated Experience

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Best Music Festivals in Singapore

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 12 Music Festivals in Singapore - An Orchestrated Experience

1. ZoukOut Music festival

Considered to be one of the largest Asian music festivals and the longest; pushing through dawn party hours, the ZoukOut Music Festival in Singapore lasts for over sixteen hours. With several international Techno, Electro, House and Techno artists playing added genres of non-stop beats, the ZoukOut is a definite treat for EDM lovers. 

Siloso Beach, Island of Sentosa

2. Ultra Singapore Music Festival

Another famous music festival in Singapore 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, this is a two-day musical indulgence, gravitating thousands of electronic music addicts to groove by their party anthems. Regular line-ups include top chartbusters Martin Garrix, Josh Wink, Skrillex, and many other international singers and musicians.

Dates: Early to Mid-June
ULTRA Park, Marina Bay

3. Baybeats Music Festival

Baybeats is one of the biggest music festivals in Singapore 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.

Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay

4. It’s the Ship

A three-day EDM music festival on the sea, It’s The Ship is the second-largest EDM music festival in Singapore. 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 onboard!

Dates: 13th to 15th November 2019
Marina Bay Cruise Centre, 61 Marina Coastal Drives

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5. Hallyu Pop Music Festival

Hallyu Pop Music Festival is a K-Pop Musical Extravaganza exclusively for K-pop fans in Singapore. During this extravaganza, 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. 

Singapore Indoor Stadium

6. Singapore International Jazz Festival

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. This music festival of Singapore offers a vibrant time with various international artists such as Lauryn Hill, Lalah Hathaway, and Jamie Cullum showcasing their music. 

Dates: April 
Location: Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo, and Convention Centre

7. Songkran Music Festival

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: April
Wild Wild Wet Water Park

8. Music Matters Asia Music Festival

Music Matters 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. 

Location: TBA

9. Sundown Music Festival

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.

Location: Siloso Beach, Island of Sentosa

10. AIA Glow Music Festival

AIA Glow Music Festival is another memorable musical festival of Singapore 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.

Location: Sentosa Island

11. Mosaic Music Festival

A festival for all the music enthusiasts, the Mozaic Music Festival is a decades-old tradition that features phenomenal musicians of different and unconventional genres. Extending over a week, this exceptional music festival has singers and musicians from across the country and overseas. 

Location: Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

12. Neon Lights

One of the most discerning music and arts festival in Singapore, Neon Lights offer three-day of stellar music line-up, by international and local artists. This is accompanied by art installations and creative workshops.

Location: Fort Canning Park

Mentioned above are some of the musical experiences jotted out for you. From EDM to Jazz, Singapore city always has a festival for every kind of music lover. If music is your passion and you are apprehensive about having fewer options to choose from, worry not, Singapore has got you covered!

This post was published by Rachana Jain

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