We got the lowdown on the best parties to hit this September. Hint: Award-winning DJs, themed parties and F1.
September seems to be a popular time to indulge in some retail therapy or let your hair down – with the F1 Grand Prix in full swing, our favourite clubs are lining up the tracks with countless parties. Can’t keep up? Bookmark this page and get turnt up, we’re dishing out the best parties in September.
High School Never Ends
Our favourite underground pub is taking us back to our high school days with top hits from 2000 through 2018. Think radio hits and electronic dance pop you heard at your favourite clubs sans the mugging and exams.
High School Never Ends, 10pm – 4am, 178 Clemenceau Ave, Haw Par Glass Tower B1-00, Singapore 239926
¡Conmigo! (With Me)
Cha-cha and salsa the night away to Latin house and cuban beats by the musicians from Havana Social Club. Thirsty? RSVP now for free admission and a glass of Havana Club Anejo 7 Years Rum. Resident DJs, Ramesh K and Anand will also be around to scratch the best dance beats.
¡Conmigo!, 4pm – 10pm, CÉ LA VI Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
26 – 30 Sept
Bavarian tradition meets Swiss hospitality at this year’s Oktoberfest at the Swiss Club. In case you’re wondering, there’s going to be five days of rousing dance music by the 10-piece ‘Musikkapelle Partenkirchen band (try saying that after a few drinks) by Munich with a whiskey and champagne bar and a special ‘Fest’ beer on tap. But the clincher has to be that buffet of German, Swiss and international favourites, including a *gasp* whole roast ox.
Oktoberfest 2018, 7pm – 12 am, 26 – 29 Sept; 11am – 2pm, Sep 30, Swiss Club, 65 Bukit Tinggi Road, Singapore 289757
Kampong Boogie presents the Last Escape
Kampong Boogie’s throwing one last hurrah at Great Escape and you’re invited. Boogie down to funk, soul, groove, tropical, world music, afrobeat, hip-hop, house and disco (yup, there’s something for everyone) with MC SWTLKR and the Golden Mile all-stars. We hear that Joshua P from Nineteen80, Ulysses of Turf Club and CE LA VI’s Ramesh will be making an appearance.
Kampong Boogie presents the Last Escape, 9pm – 3am, The Great Escape rooftop carpark, 6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, #05-00, Singapore 199589
What you missed
La Jungla Party
Move to the wild side and rock on the decks with Wild Beats at FOC Sentosa. Savage shows are kept a surprise for now (stop teasing us!) but all we can say is expect some exotic moves and beasty performances with a mix of hip-hop, reggae and club party tunes by the AOS Collective DJs and friends. Bring out that wild side you never knew existed.
La Jungla Party, FOC Sentosa, 110 Tanjong Beach Walk, Singapore 098943
Bar Rouge’s First Anniversary Special: Cirque Rouge
This swanky club with a view is turning one and is bringing full-on circus and carnival vibes to the 71st storey. Look out for professional stilt walkers, marvelous snake charmers, and stunning ribbon dancers – we all know this party is going to be lit.
Bar Rouge’s First Anniversary Special: Cirque Rouge, 8pm – 4am, Bar Rouge Singapore, 2 Stamford Road, Floor 71, Singapore 178882
Giraffage (USA) – Live in Singapore
After a long three years, Giraffage is back to bring the house down with refreshing beats from his album, Too Real. The San Francisco-based producer will be on set to deliver tracks like Maybes (ft. Japanese Breakfast) and Tell Me. The album takes sonic and stylistic cues from groundbreaking acts like Yellow Magic Orchestra, Haruomi Hosono, Soichi Terada, Interpol, and Radiohead.
Giraffage (USA) – Live in Singapore, 9pm-11:30pm, Kilo Lounge, #01-02/04 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088444
Snakehips presented by Collective Minds x Kilo Lounge
From creating chart-topping remixes for Banks, The Weeknd (we love the Wanderlust remix!), Bondax and Wild Belle to going platinum, this UK-based duo has garnered quite the reputation in the club scene. And now, they’re bringing their old school R&B and 90s hip-hop-inspired tracks to Singapore for a one-night-only party at Kilo Lounge.
Snakehips presented by Collective Minds x Kilo Lounge, 9pm – 3am, Kilo Lounge, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088444
Liquid State X Zouk Presents Alan Walker, Seungri & Corsak
After a sold-out show in Seoul, the record label will be making its way to Singapore for the second edition of its Liquid Nights concept. Get ready for an all-star lineup of electronic acts by Alan Walker, Senungri of Big Bang fame, and CORSAK along with resident DJ Ghetto. Adding to the hype, Liquid Nights will official close Music Matters Live so you don’t want to miss it.
Liquid State X Zouk Presents Alan Walker, Seungri & Corsak, 10pm – 4am, Zouk Singapore, 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, Singapore 179022
Johnnie Walker 2118 Party Feat. Primetyme at Ce La Vi
Fasten your seat belts this Grand Prix season as Ce La Vi transports you to the future with a full week of heart-thumping nights over Singapore’s glitzy cityscape a la Crazy Rich Asians style. What we’re looking forward to – partying 100 years into the future as Ce La Vi transforms into a futuristic utopia complete with an LED photobooth and hip hop, R&B and dance mixes by DJ Primetime.
Johnnie Walker 2118 Party Feat. Primetyme, Ce La Vi, 10pm – 5am, Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
The Podium Lounge Singapore 2018 – Year 10 Anniversary
14 Sept – 17 Sept
The most glamorous trackside after-party venue is celebrating its 10th anniversary and looking back at previous parties, you know this is going to be massive. With performances by Taboo from Black Eyed Peas, the first ever Boyzlife gig featuring Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden of Boyzone and Westlife, as well as celebrity guest DJ, Joel Madden from yes, Good Charlotte, we reckon it’s going to be The Podium’s biggest party yet.
The Podium Lounge Singapore 2018 – Year 10 Anniversary, Sept 14 at 10pm – Sept 17 at 4am, The Podium, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799
Dom Perignon x Bang Bang present: Race weekend
Bang Bang is spoiling us with a double bonanza weekend featuring two international DJs. Rally in the weekend with DJ Metro, one of Chicago’s best who’s shared the bill with Rick Ross, Juicy J, Lil John, Ariana Grande, Pitbull, Justin Bieber, Afrojack and the Chicago Bulls. The party doesn’t end there. Come see AGENT Smth spin various EDM tracks the next day and get a taste (or sound) of what it’s like to have Rihanna, Reggie Bush, Kevin Hart and Paris Hilton’s DJ in the club.
Dom Perignon x Bang Bang present:Race Weekend ft DJ METRO, Bang Bang, 14 Sept, 10pm – 6am; Dom Perignon x BangBang present:Race Weekend ft AGENT Smth, 15 Sept, 10pm – 6am, Marina Square, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, 039595
Va Va Vroom Weekend at LuLu’s F1 Soiree
It’s going to be a weekend of fast cars, sensuous burlesque performances and indulgent cocktails as LuLu’s Lounge brings back crowd favourite Va Va Vroom. Provocative alluring gogo dancers, sultry drag queens and boylesque performances, along with Australia’s burlesque darlings, The Sugar Dutchess and Fifi Fontaine will be taking charge of entertainment with tracks from DJ Collective Matteblacc.
Va Va Vroom Weekend at LuLu’s F1 Soiree, 9pm – 6am, LuLu’s Lounge, Pan Pacific Hotel, 7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595
CheckPoint x Johnnie Walker Presents R3hab
Party up during the F1 weekend with one of Billboard’s top 100 dance artist contenders, R3HAB. Go full-on rave mode with club-ready remixes, pop-savvy touches and club-ready thumps of Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars helmed by the 32-year-old DJ at Zouk Superclub. We’ll see you at the checkpoint.
CheckPoint x Johnnie Walker Presents R3hab, 10pm – 4am, Zouk Singapore, 3C River Valley Road, The Cannery, Singapore 179022
Ice Cream Sundays: 2 Year Anniversary party
Believe it or not, it’s been two years since this party collective threw its first bash and to celebrate, they’re bringing top gun and co-founder of Darker Than Wax, Funk Bast*rd to bust out house, disco, funk, soul tracks. Expect delicious all-natural grub from Sidecar Sausages, customizable gelato popsicles by Popbar SG and a mobile bar with refreshing beers, spirits, and wine. It is a birthday party after all. Plus, you decide the cover charge so pay as little or as much as you like and come ready to partay.
Ice Cream Sundays: 2 Year Anniversary, 2pm – 10pm, MOCA@Loewen, 27A Loewen Road, Singapore 248839
NOON to MOON
Dance into the sunset and rave your way through F1 weekend to the beat of Fleetmac Wood. In case you didn’t know, this duo has taken the dance party from Berlin to Burning Man so best you come here to fuel your need for a good time. Experience exclusive disco, techno and house remixes crafted for the dance floor.
NOON to MOON feat. Fleetmac Wood, 12pm – 10pm (Fleetmac Wood: 6-8pm), CÉ LA VI Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
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