From great icons to billboard favourites, check out the most poppin' upcoming concerts in Singapore.
It’s been way too long since many of us have attended a concert in Singapore. To say we’ve missed the thrill of watching our favourite idols take the stage is an understatement. Ready to immerse yourself in live music and spectacular stage acts? Well, hold on tight because these performances are gonna blow you out of the water.
Concerts in Singapore: 2022 edition
1. Michael Lives Forever: A Tribute To Michael Jackson
Relive the King of Pop’s iconic hits and suave moves with a tribute unlike any other. Rodrigo Teaser – the only impersonator acknowledged on Michael Jackson’s official website – will be performing with a live band and an entourage of dancers. Expect over 60 costume changes in this spectacular tribute. The show’s also choreographed by MJ’s choreographer, Lavelle Smith Jr.
Michael Lives Forever: A Tribute To Michael Jackson, 8pm; The Star Theatre, #04-01, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617
2. The Script Greatest Hits Tour 2022
Think of The Script and songs like “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved”, “The First Time” and “Breakeven” come to mind. You can now watch them live as the Irish rock band is coming back to our shores. They’ll be performing songs from their Tales From The Script album and, of course, all their chart-topping hits.
The Script Greatest Hits Tour 2022, 8pm; Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
3. Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix
30 September to 2 October
You know that if it’s the F1 Singapore Grand Prix it’s gonna be a blast. The race is known for bringing in big acts from A-list artists like Swedish House Mafia, Muse and Linkin Park. In 2022, the Padang Stage acts will feature the likes of Marshmello on 30 September, Westlife, Suede and TLC on 1 October, Green Day on 2 October and Black Eyed Peas on 1 and 2 October. Get your tickets today and jam out to chart-topping songs like “Leave Before You Love Me”, “My Love”, and “American Idiot”.
Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, Marina Bay Street Circuit, 20 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039805
4. Boys Like Girls live in Singapore 2022: Self-titled album anniversary show
Boys Like Girls are bringing back the 2000s with the group’s live concert in Singapore. It’s been a long time coming, since its tours have been repeatedly postponed due to the pandemic. Grab those tickets and get ready to jam out to nostalgic hit songs like “The Great Escape”, “Five Minutes to Midnight” and “Thunder”!
Boys Like Girls live in Singapore 2022: Self-titled album anniversary show, 6pm; #01-01/02, 222 Arts Club, 222 Queen Street, Singapore 188550
5. Justin Bieber Justice World Tour 2022
Round up your fellow beliebers because Justin Bieber will take over the National Stadium on 25 October. This is his first world tour in five years, and he’ll be making a one-day-only appearance in the Lion City. The setlist will include songs from his latest album “Justice”, including hits like “Peaches” and “Holy”. Additional tickets have recently been released and though they’re not the best views, we’ll take it. Fastest fingers first!
Justin Bieber Justice World Tour 2022, 8pm; National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
2 – 3 October
Love jamming to the chill R&B beats of Korean-Canadian singer-songwriter Slchld? Book tickets to his upcoming concert at Scape Ground Theatre. Kick back with friends and watch him belt songs from his 2019 debut EP, as well as hit singles like “I’d Be Sad If You Were Gone” and “Say What’s On Your Mind”.
Slchld, 7.30pm; Scape The Ground Theatre, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978
7. Seventeen ‘Be the Sun’ World Tour
Raise your hand if you’re a Carat! Seventeen fans, you’ll want to pin this date on your calendar because this stunning K-pop group will be performing in our city on 13 October. It’s taking place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, so you know it’s going to be an explosive time. Psst: if you didn’t manage to snag a ticket at the July sales, you may still be able to get restricted view passes on TicketMaster.
Seventeen ‘Be the Sun’ World Tour, 7.30pm; Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
8. Phum Viphurit Mosaic Music Series
After his last sold-out show in Singapore in 2019, this lover boy is back to take the stage at Esplanade. We can’t get enough of his laid-back music. And we’re looking forward to bopping along to never-heard-before hits from The Greng Jai Piece, his upcoming album. Tickets start at just $50, so snag them today.
Phum Viphurit Mosaic Music Series, 7.30pm; Esplanade Concert Hall, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore 351519
9. An evening with José Carreras
Looking for a super romantic date night idea? Book tickets to “An Evening with José Carreras”, a show that celebrates the remarkable career of an opera legend. You’ll be serenaded by one of the most exceptional voices of our time. The tenor will also be joined by our local soprano, Teng Xiang Ting, under the baton of Maestro David Giménez and accompanied by The Philharmonic Orchestra.
An evening with José Carreras, 8pm; Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
10. Jack White: The Supply Chain Issues Tour
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to catch Jack White in the flesh! You’ll recognise him for writing global anthems such as The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” and The Raconteurs’ “Steady, As She Goes”. Excited? Book your tickets and catch Jack at The Star Theatre.
Jack White: The Supply Chain Issues Tour, 8pm; The Star Theatre, #04-01, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617
11. Jacob Collier: Djesse World Tour
Heads up – Jacob Collier is taking his Djesse World Tour to Singapore! The five-time Grammy award-winning multi-instrumentalist will perform at the Esplanade Theatre this November. Come and groove to music that features an artful blend of jazz, R&B and funk.
Jacob Collier: Djesse World Tour, 8pm; Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
12. Maroon 5 World Tour 2022
Maroon 5 can visit as many times as they want and we’d still welcome them with open arms. The American pop rock band is set to kick off their 2022 Asia tour in Singapore. Ticket sales have yet to be announced so stay tuned!
Maroon 5 World Tour 2022, Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
13. Mayday Fly to 2022 Live in Singapore
Get ready to party, Mayday-style, at this Taiwanese band’s live concert! Having been postponed several times in the last two years, fans will finally be able to rock out to their favourite songs at the National Stadium. If you’ve already bought tickets for the postponed concert, they’ll be honoured for this performance. But if you haven’t, we recommend getting your hands on some asap because it’s gonna be a night to remember.
Mayday Fly to 2022 Live in Singapore, 7.30pm; National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
14. Jay Chou Carnival World Tour
17 to 18 December
Stow those karaoke mics away and book tickets for Jay Chou’s Carnival World Tour concert! The king of Mandopop is set to bring the house down at the National Stadium. Ahh, there’s nothing like belting out “An Jing (Silence)” together with thousands of other fans in a hyped-up atmosphere.
Jay Chou Carnival World Tour, 8pm; National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397629
What you missed
Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever, The World Tour 2022
US pop sensation Billie Eilish is set to perform for the very first time in Singapore and Asia. Riding on the success of her sophomore album Happier Than Ever, expect hits like the titular single, and groove along to bops such as “Therefore I Am”, “my future” and “Your Power”.
Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever, The World Tour 2022, 8pm; Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
Sigur Rós World Tour 2022
One of Iceland’s most celebrated bands will be stopping by for a concert in Singapore as part of their world tour. Fans can expect new tracks – the band’s currently working on their first studio album since 2013 – along with the best hits from their 25-year discography. Former member Kjartan Sveinsson will be rejoining after a decade with founding band mates Jónsi and Georg Holm. This is going to be one helluva reunion.
Sigur Rós World Tour 2022, 8pm; The Star Theatre, #04-01, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617
Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)
20 May to 5 June
Singapore International Festival of Arts is ready to astound in May! Expect an exciting lineup of artists who’ll push and expand the possibilities of performance. First, keep an eye out for Holly Herndon, an experimental electronic and avant-garde pop musician who’s set to dazzle with her first concert in Asia. Local acts like SAtheCollective and Tiramisu will also take the stage. Don’t forget to check out exhibitions as part of the festival! We’re looking forward to The Once and Future, an expanded cinema experience by lauded Singaporean filmmaker Yeo Siew Hua.
Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA), varying dates and times, multiple locations including Victoria Theatre and Goodman Arts Centre
Jakob (Fka Jakob Ogawa) Live in Singapore
Fans of Jakob Ogawa, where you at? The Norwegian singer-songwriter is back on our shores for a one-night-only concert at Scape’s The Ground Theatre. It’s been a good two years since his last sold-out show in the Lion City pre-Covid. Up-and-coming local band, Krunkle, is set to open the show and kick things off on a high note. We don’t know about you, but we’re ready to sway to synthy lo-fi beats and top hits like “All of You” and “Velvet Light”.
Jakob (Fka Jakob Ogawa) Live in Singapore, 7.30pm; Scape’s The Ground Theatre, 2 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978
A-Lin “A-Link with Passengers” World Tour in Singapore 2022
If you’re looking for a full-on live concert experience, A-Lin won’t disappoint you. She’s back at the Singapore Indoor Stadium this May as the first artist in Singapore who will entertain a live audience of more than 7,000 people. Come and soak up the atmosphere while listening to her beautiful voice. We’re so ready for it!
A-Lin “A-Link with Passengers” World Tour in Singapore 2022, 8pm; Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691
Book those tickets before it’s all sold out! We’re so excited about these bangin’ concerts in Singapore.