Dance scene legends, drag queens and boss babes make an appearance this Jan...
2018 might be done and dusted, but the partying doesn’t stop. January’s events calendar includes some epic parties – you know you don’t want that feeling to end…
Ce La Vi Parties
From David Howarth’s infectious drops and leisurely grooves (6 Jan) to Bob Sinclar’s funk and hip hop beats (25 Jan), Ce La Vi’s stellar lineup is bound to get you on your feet. Plus, if you get bitten by the party bug before night falls, the daily Sunset Sessions powered by resident turntable mavens provide a poppin’ sundown-till-late option.
Ce La Vi, 1 Bayfront Avenue Marina Bay Sands Tower 3, Singapore 018971
Eatmepoptart x Eatbox presents: Bacon Beats
11 – 13 Jan and 18 – 19 Jan
So after their memorable boat birthday party, Eatmepoptart has joined forces with Eatbox for a weekend of the delicious music by local bands and DJs that’s perfectly cooked up for fun. Familiar names like KiDG and weelikeme will join the lineup alongside the up-and-coming acts like Houg for sizzling shindig.
Eatmepoptart X Eatbox presents: Bacon Beats, 11 – 13 Jan, Downtown East D’marquee, 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Downtown East, Singapore 519599
SGCR Session ft. DJ Ness & Coshmar (Star Wax, France)
The Parisian dance scene is dropping in on SG: at iconic Ann Siang Hill, to be precise. Vinyl appreciation bar White Label Records will be featuring veteran decksters straight from this eclectic world for a special session you know you need to be here for. DJ Coshmar, who you might also recognise as the graffiti writer Snik, will be sculpting sets that’ll get the crowd moving. And for some Afrobeat spins, DJ Ness is your guy.
SGCR Session ft. DJ Ness & Coshmar (Star Wax, France), 28 Ann Siang Rd, #01-01, Singapore 069708
Now that’s what I call boyband music! at Nineteen80
What do ‘90s babies do when they are feeling rather nostalgic? They secretly listen to boy bands, of course. Well, Nineteen80’s is throwing a party to tell you there’s no shame in syncronised dancing and belting out cheesy lyrics. This throwback sesh celebrates days when MTV’s Most Wanted had Backstreet Boys, N’sync, Boyzone and others on loop.
BTW: Remember Blue, the boyband that gave us One Love and All Rise? They’re coming to town. Head to our story about all the concerts you can’t afford to miss this year for the deets.
Nineteen80, 21 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-05, Singapore 088444
This is the 90’s at Intermission Bar
Yus, another 90s throwback! Here’s where you show off all those dance moves and intense gesturing you aced as a teen. Pop over to the Intermission Bar at The Projector for a tribute night with DJ Koligraffi taking control.
Intermission Bar at The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, Singapore Singapore 199589
The Hoe Down
The Glory Hoes brings you a night with unpretentious music and an unpretentious crowd that’s all about embracing queer life. Drag queen performances will bring out your inner diva, while beats from the 70s all the way to the 00s will keep the dancefloor pumping. Sing, dance and just do you – there’s no judgement here!
The Hoe Down, Intermission Bar at The Projector, 6001 Beach Rd, #05-00, Singapore 199589
Indie, Rock/Alternative & 90s throwback at White Label
Ride the nostalgia express once a week at the White Label’s throwback Thursday sesh that celebrates indie & rock/alternative from the 90s and the 00s. Expect to hear tunes from Nirvana, Oasis, Blur, Weezer, Pulp, Suede, James, The Stone Roses, Placebo, Manic Street Preachers, Supergrass, Wu-Tang Clan, Nas and the likes.
White Label Records, 28 Ann Siang Road #01-01, Ann Siang House, Singapore 069708
Bang Bang x Moët Chandon: Sean Kingston Showcase
Heads up all Sean Kingston fans: save the date for this exclusive showcase at Bang Bang! The ‘Beautiful Girls’ singer will be coming to you live, so if you fancy partying to some of his crowd-favourite dancefloor anthems, get your tickets, stat.
Bang Bang x Moët Chandon: Sean Kingston Showcase, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595
Sauce: January 2019 Edition
What better way to say TGIF than with a night of revelry? Canvas Club invites you to get saucy on the neon dancefloors – we’re talking the sickest beats hip hop has to offer, fuelled by the signature Dirty Fellow shots and happy hour drinks.
Sauce: January 2019 Edition, 20 Upper Circular Rd, #B1-01/06 The Riverwalk, Singapore 058416
Ladies Night at Kilo: Women in Tech & Creative World
Kilo Lounge is scoring major brownie points from us for this brilliant ladies’ night idea! You’ll get to mingle with the ladies who are crushing it in the tech and creative fields, AND party the night away with a drink in hand. Networking has never been better.
Ladies Night at Kilo: Women in Tech & Creative World, 21 Tanjong Pagar Rd, #01-02/04, Singapore 088444
Latino Night by Post Bar
If you bachata your way into the weekend, chances are you’re a regular at Post Bar’s Latino Night. But if your new year’s resolution is to try something new, we reckon this exotic dance night might be a fun way to start you off. Go ahead and salsa your lil’ heart out (rookies, there’s no judgement here) to the beats of a three-piece band.
Post Bar at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
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