Wanna let your hair down? Pick from irresistible latin tunes, boyband throwbacks, an emo ex-bashing bash, everyone’s favourite drag revue and more
Come on now, do we really need a reason to let loose? Weekend, mid-week public holidays, someone’s birthday or just the terrifying fact that we’ve hit the half-year mark with June – we’ll take any excuse to party tbh. Pre-game at the hottest new bars or a new jazz and classical music listening lounge and then make your way to these raves.
Bar Rouge Gone Rogue presents Gregor Salto
Saturday, 15 June
Latin music gets you going? Block your calendar for DJ Gregor Salto who’s all set to come back to Bar Rouge for one sultry night of dancing. Expect his signature Latin house sounds infused with pop, afro, and soul influences – it’ll be possible to keep those hips still!
Bar Rouge, 2 Stamford Road, Floor 71, Singapore 178882
Party: Rooftop Raga – Open Air Roof Dance
Chilling to the tunes of Mantravine on a Friday night? Hell yeah. Kickstart the weekend with a melodic exploration using ancient mantras, electric guitars and the trombone at the sprawling rooftop urban farm discotheque Great Escape.
Rooftop Raga – Open Air Roof Dance, The Great Escape 100 Beach Road, Shaw Towers, #11-00, Singapore 189702
Party: Riot x Pink Fest 2019
Saturday, 15 June
Yussss, Singapore’s favourite drag revue is celebrating Pink Fest with a blowout of epic proportions! Vivacious Becca D’Bus plays host while drag queens, Vanda Miss Joaquim, Victoria Wondersnatch, Eriana Conda and Arya Dunn add extra spunk to the night.
Riot X Pink Fest 2019, 9pm-11pm, Hard Rock Cafe Singapore, 50 Cuscaden Road, Hpl House #02-01, Singapore 249724
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Party: Kinkilicious X Eatmepoptart present: WipeOut!
Saturday, 15 June
So what if you don’t have time to hit up the beach? This rooftop party is hellbent on bringing all the beach-y vibes and summer lovin’ you need. Head down to Kinki’s rooftop bar for an Eatmepoptart affair with 80s, 90s and current pop hits on loop. Grab a drink, pop into the hot tub and bob your heads to the beats of DJs Weelikeme and Kidg.
Kinkilicious X Eatmepoptart present: WipeOut!, 8pm-2am, 70 Collyer Quay, #03-02 Customs House, Singapore 049323
Party: Strawberry Moon Party
Saturday, 15 June
It’s the month of the Strawberry Moon and the Little Island Brewing Co. is turning it into a party. Make your way to this beachside brewery for a cool paella feast, a smokin’ BBQ, tiki bar situation and intense beer pong games.
Strawberry Moon Party, 6pm onwards, Little Island Brewing Co, Blk 6 Changi Village, #01 – 02, Singapore 509907
This Is Heartbreak at Cherry Discotheque
Friday, 28 June
Legitimate excuse to be emo coming your way. DJs Thievves and Clammr are counting on it with a This Is Heartbreak party. No points for guessing the theme of the playlist – dance into the night to old songs and curse your ex under your breath (or out loud, no judgement). Think My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Avril Lavigne, Metro station, Juice Wrld, XXXTentacion and even a lil’ Britney.
Cherry Discotheque Singapore, 133 Cecil St, Singapore 069535
Park Hye Jin at Tuff Club
Saturday, 29 June
From Seoul underground scene, this 24-year-old multi-talented creative is slowly taking over the global dance music world. One of her stops for world domination, Park Hye Jin is landing on our shores for the first time ever. A songwriter, rapper, house and techno DJ, she mixes her own vocals in English and Korean lyrics over synths that melt the dance floor. Cannot be missed…
Park Hye Jin at Tuff Club, 138 Robinson Road #19-01, Singapore 068906
Sunday Sessions at Little Creatures
If you need a damn good reason to trek all the way to the CBD on a weekend, this might be it. Spend Sunday like the Aussies at this Club Street bar with booze, tunes and good vibes only. Bringing Australian Sunday Sessions to our island, expect live music from Christo Alexander & Friends, DJs, a Sunday roast and all-day $8 lane brews.
Sunday Sessions at Little Creatures, 3pm – 11pm, 6 Club Street, Singapore 069469
Maduro’s 1819 Tuesdays & Tiara Friday Club
Every Tuesday & Friday
Maduro, the newest listening lounge in town, has made it a mission to make live music, jazz and classical a bi-weekly affair. Making Tuesdays come alive, Maduro’s weekly 1819 Tuesday sessions will set the stage (literally) for the next generation of musicians who are more experimental in their art. And Tiara Friday Club will see some of the best local chanteuses and crooners working magic with first-call musician counterparts. Read all about Maduro here.
Maduro, 40C Harding Road Singapore 249548
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Kult Kafe’s Chill Sessions
Saturday, 1 June
Up on Emily Hill, Kult Kafe’s vibe is unlike any other bar. The gallery and the space around it transforms into a chill lounge with the sole purpose of relaxing, connecting and partying. Attend Growing Roots, a workshop to give you a head start to finish your masterpieces – whether it’s music, photography or a book… or enjoy jamming sessions by collabs from transformational artists.
Chill Sessions At Kult Kafé, 5pm-12am, Kult Kafé, 11 Upper Wilkie Road, Singapore 228120
Herstory Presents A Whole New World
Saturday, 1 June
In time for the live action movie that will n.e.v.e.r replace your love for the OG animated one is a saucy in a real-life rendition of Aladdin. Walk into the gates of an Agrabah (not really, it’s Canvas Club) to catch the resident performers take your childhood fave to a whole new level. The night kicks off with R&B hits, followed by current pop hits, the main show, and EDM slash sing-a-long dance earworms spun by DJ Victor.
Herstory Presents A Whole New World, 10pm-4am, Canvas Club, 20 Upper Circular Road, The Riverwalk, #B1-01/06, Singapore 058
Now that’s what I call boyband music! at Nineteen80
Tuesday, 4 June
If you’re looking for us, we’ll be riding the nostalgia train to Nineteen80 on the night before a PH. This throwback Tuesday session is for those of you who secretly listen to boy bands, and know the moves to Nsync’s Bye Bye Bye. There’s no shame in synchronised dancing and belting out cheesy lyrics to celebrate days when MTV’s Most Wanted had Backstreet Boys, N’sync, Boyzone and others on loop.
Now that’s what I call boyband music!, Nineteen80, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-05, Singapore 088444
Ice Cream Sundays x Mugic: Haw Par Thrilla
Saturday, 8 June
Ten courts of hell, what do we have here! Ice Cream Sundays and Mugic are bringing the spooks on with party at Haw Par Villa. You heard us right! Get your Asian thriller vibes on for a Saturday night blowout. Will it be weird? Hell yeah with a generous sprinkling of freakish fun too!
Ice Cream Sundays x Mugic: Haw Par Thrilla, Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118628