Bracing post-Laneway blues? We’ve got you sorted. Catch Incubus, a concert at Fort Canning, a live music pop-up featuring local acts and more in February
Bracing post-Laneway Festival 2018 blues? Chase those blues away with a string of V-Day parties and live performances by alt-rock legends Incubus, folk-Americana songstress Julie Byrne, acapella ensemble The King’s Singers, as well as live local acts at the annual NParks Concert Series in the Park and pop-up event, GlowBeat 2018.
NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra
In conjunction with Festival at the Fort, the NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra 2018 will be kicking off on 3 February with a line-up of local acts performing all your favourite hits (and guilty pleasures) from the 60s to the 90s. Put on your best throwback gear and catch performances by Jack & Rai, JAWN X M1LDL1FE, Umar X Dru Chen and more under the stars.
NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra, 3 February 2018, 6.30pm-late, Fort Canning Park, Fort Canning Green, River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037. Admission is free
If “Drive” was your 90s anthem or you’ve always had a crush on frontman Brandon Boyd, there’s no denying that the announcement of the alt-rock standouts’ Singapore set got you buzzin’. Go through the band’s extensive discography because Incubus will be taking the stage with its greatest cult hits as well as tracks from its latest album, 8.
Incubus Live in Singapore, 9 February 2018, Zepp@Big Box Singapore. Tickets are available via Ticketbox
If the lush sounds of American singer-songwriter Julie Byrne’s second album Not Even Happiness captured your heart (and ears) like it did us, as well as NME, Pitchfork, The Guardian and Stereogum, here’s some great news: she will be bringing her intimate folky tunes from her debut album as well as her latest gem to our sunny shores this February.
Julie Byrne, 9 February 2018, SLED Productions x Decline, 37 Geylang Lorong 23, Singapore 388371. Tickets are available via Ticketflap
If there’s one thing we can’t get enough of besides shopping, food and drinks, it’s live music. And what better way to feast your ears with live performances than the fresh sounds of Singapore’s finest: Jasmine Sokko, Inch Chua, M1LDL1FE and THELIONCITYBOY? Teaming up with *SCAPE to bring you more good food, Instagram-worthy installations, live music and fun-tastic games, GlowBeat 2018 will have your weekend plans all sorted.
GlowBeat 2018, 9-11 February, 11am-11pm, *SCAPE, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978. Admission is free
VCH Presents GOLD 50: The King’s Singers
Always dream of being part of an acapella group but couldn’t get past your bathroom gig? Guess that’s just me, then. Prepare to be swept away by the dreamy vocals (and even impressive virtuosity) of British acapella vocal ensemble The King’s Singers as they mesmerise audience with the music that defined their career over the last 50 years. With two dates confirmed, catch the ensemble perform with the Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir on 24 February.
VCH Presents GOLD 50: The King’s Singers, 23-24 February 2018, 7.30pm, Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Place, Singapore 179558. Tickets available via SISTIC
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