5 Music Festivals to Enjoy in Singapore
Singapore is a city that you would want to visit once in a lifetime if you are a tourist and a party person as well. It may be famous for its famous boat rides but at night the city has one of the most dazzling parties in the country. It is just the best time anyone can expect during the night hours. Below are some of the most enchanting music festivals in Singapore:
1. Neon Lights
Neon Lights is one of the festivals in Singapore making its return after three successful years of skyrocketing runs from 2015, 2016, and 2018. Some of the events that took place during these times were the post-punk legends Interpol, The Vaccines, and Caribou.
This festival keeps getting better and better every year and each year it outdoes itself from the previous one. It offers one of the most beaming music and arts festival in Singapore. The schedule comprises of three days of amazing tunes by international and local acts with creative workshops alongside held in the meadows of Fort Canning Park.
This event is also a blast for kids due to activities like a silent disco and the E-Trackx Skratch Workshop. So, the festival in no way is age-restricted. Anyone and everyone can enjoy the party.
If you are unable to find a spark in your regular parties, ZoukOut provides that spark for you. It is held at Siloso Beach on Sentosa Island and is one of the biggest music festivals in Singapore. After a relentless 18 editions, it is still attracting visitors from all around the globe.
A maestro of parties, ZoukOut is famous for its incredible festival design and stage production with a remarkable line-up of DJs. 2018’s edition acclaimed live sets by the Belgian idol Dmitri Vegas and Like Mike, EDM duo Galantis, and Timmy Trumpet.
Get ready to bang your heads in the air and let that sweat flow down your cheeks because you will not get a single moment of rest and peace due to all that everlasting energy that will build-up in you during the ceremony.
3. Singapore International Jazz Festival
The Singapore International Jazz Festival is for those who are looking for a blissful harmony of enthralling tunes.
The event is held at Marina Bay Sands the festival upheld some big names such as Lauryn Hill, Jamie Cullum, and Estelle.
This event has a vibrant scene of the local performers of Singapore. This event grew as a means of improvement for homegrown talents and indie musicians. Baybeats was first launched in 2002, which was a three-day music festival organized by Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay. This event has left a lasting impact on the visitors of this event and every year people look forward to it.
This festival has an eclectic variety of musical genres comprising from folk and pop to hardcore genres like metal and post-rock. The event has also the amenity of mosh pit so jump in if you are a hardcore metal head.
5. Ultra Singapore
This world-renowned music festival was established back in 1999 in Miami. ULTRA in Singapore is a globally celebrated platform where many artists participate to rock the night. The first ULTRA in Singapore saw an astonishing 11000+ crowd and has created a landmark in the history of rave parties in Singapore.
The event is known for its amazing stage design and production. It takes place at the soothing Marina Bay where aspiring DJs showcase their talent and allures the crowd with their amazing mixes.
Some famous international stars such as The Chainsmokers, Nicky Romero, and Above and Beyond have made a mark on this stage and the upcoming visitors can expect some new treasures to rock the night.