Hear65 Gig Guide Archive 2024

Hear65 Gig Guide Archive 2024

This is an archive of past gigs for 2021 and 2022. View the updated gig guide for upcoming shows in 2023 here.


PAST GIGS


Cravism x ABANGSAPAU x Mary Sue

When: 20 January, 7:15 PM and 8:15 PM
Where: DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade
Tickets: Free, more information is available here

Producer Cravism and rappers ABANGSAPAU and Mary Sue will present live performances of tracks from their 2023 collaborative album, OK!, at the Esplanade this January. Described as a "genre-bending" project, OK! is a rumination on themes such as love and vulnerability that fuses a variety of sonic influences.


Reverie, The Passerby, The Mad Trio, and more - ARTBOX AVENUE 2024

When: 26 to 28 January and 2 to 4 February 
Where: Singapore Expo Hall 2
Tickets: From $6, available here

Popular creative night festival ARTBOX AVENUE will return to Singapore this January and February. Aside from checking out the event's retail and F&B offerings over two weekends, guests can also catch live performances from local bands Reverie, The Passerby, and The Mad Trio as well as violinist Jocelyn Ng and saxophonist Spruce Teo.


springheads by SUTDBands

When: 26 January, 6 PM
Where: SUTD Auditorium
Tickets: $8, available here

Whether you are into metal, pop, jazz, or indie music, there will be something for you at this January's springheads. Organised by SUTDBands, this event promises to take concert-goers on a "journey through the hertz of spring".


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – Film with Live Orchestra

When: 26 and 27 January, 7:30 PM
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall
Tickets: From $20, available here

Fans of Steven Spielberg's E.T. will not want to miss this one. At this special screening of the beloved 1982 sci-fi film, guests will be treated to a live orchestral performance of John Williams' memorable score by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, which will be led by conductor Joshua Tan.


LAYYI

When: 27 January, 7:15 PM and 8:45 PM
Where: DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade
Tickets: Free, more information is available here

Following the release of homebody last October, local pop and R&B singer-songwriter LAYYI will take the stage at the Esplanade's DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre to perform songs from her debut EP. The 'm00d' act will also be putting her spins on tracks from artists such as John Mayer, Ariana Grande, and H.E.R.


Taledrops, Sobs, Iman's League, Subsonic Eye, and more - Singapore Art Week

When: 19 and 28 January, various times
Where: Tanjong Pagar Distripark and Gillman Barracks
Tickets: Free, more information here

Back for its 2024 edition, Singapore Art Week (SAW) is set to be the biggest display of visual arts in the Lion City. This year, music fans can look forward to a plethora of live performances by indie, electronic, and alternative acts, including Sobs, Blush, Taledrops, Iman’s League, and Kiat, at the Sonic Sessions at Tanjong Pagar Distripark and Art After Dark at Gillman Barracks.


nkei, Fader, Tides, Bernice Ong, and more - Rock & Indie Festival (RIF) 2024

When: 2 and 3 February, 6 PM to 9 PM, 3:30 PM to 10 PM
Where: 
Flexible Performance Space and Campus Green, LASALLE College of the Arts
Tickets:
Free, more information here

If you wish to relive the year 2000 this February, check out LASALLE College of the Arts' upcoming Y2K-themed Rock & Indie Festival (RIF) 2024 which will be headlined by alternative R&B duo nkei, pop punk band Fader, and alternative post-hardcore outfit Tides. The event will also include sets from Bernice Ong, Windtree, Alicia DC, Nosedive, Regina Song, september rains again, Ezekiel Tok, Days of Television, The Storms Upon Us, MURPHY, CTRL Chaos, BLANCCORE, Half Past 3, Megan, and DNS.


Nosedive, mon(dae), Line Drive, and more - The Next Step

When: 3 February, 6:45 PM
Where: Phil's Studio
Tickets: $23, available here

Presented by Dirty Window, The Next Step will feature sets from midwest emo/alternative act pines, shoegaze and alternative band Nosedive, instrumental quartet mon(dae), pop punk band Line Drive, and math rock outfit outer orbit.


nkei, Mary Sue and the Clementi Sound, and motifs - PRESSPLAY 2024 

When: 3 February, 7 PM
Where: National Library
Tickets: Free, more information here

If you’ve always wanted to catch mini-concerts in the library, now’s your chance. On 3 February, the National Library Board (NLB)’s biennial arts festival, PRESSPLAY 2024, will showcase live performances by nkei, Mary Sue and the Clementi Sound, and motifs at the National Library.


TENG Ensemble - Once Upon a Time

When: 3 and 4 February, 7:30 PM
Where: VivoCity Amphitheatre
Tickets: From $4, available here

Usher in the Lunar New Year with the TENG Ensemble at the upcoming installment of their Once Upon a Time concert series. Also set to feature appearances by Hua Yi Icon Search 2018 winner Lennerd Lim, suona artist Preston Ang, and ruan player Li Zhixin, the event will treats attendees to new interpretations of festive tunes as well as numbers from films such as Marvel’ Studios' Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. It will also include the premiere of a new composition by the TENG Ensemble's Composer-in-Residence, Chow Junyi.


Ruth Kueo - Huayi - Chinese Festival of Arts

When: 17 February, 7:30 PM and 9 PM
Where: DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre
Tickets: Free

Homegrown singer-songwriter Ruth Kueo will perform alongside Taiwanese band A_Root at the Esplanade this Lunar New Year season, as part of Esplanade's Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts, an annual cultural festival that spotlights "outstanding" Chinese artists. 


Lion City Jazz Festival 2024 - Dizzying Heights

When: 26 February to 2 March 
Where: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Tickets: From $28, available here

To all the jazz connoisseurs, this one's for you. Get ready for a week filled with jazz, from concerts to workshops at the Lion City Jazz Festival 2024 - Dizzying Heights, organised by the Jazz Association (Singapore) (JASS) and the Jazz Association Singapore Youth Orchestra (JASSYO!).


The New Modern Lights, Late Culture, Doghouse, and Last Minute - If Only For Tonight...

When: 1 March, 6 PM
Where: Phil Studio
Tickets: From $20, available here

If Only For Tonight... will feature sets from homegrown acts The New Modern Lights, Late Culture, Doghouse, Last Minute, and Indonesia's Iris Bevy at Phil Studio.


The Pinholes - Fell For Your Spell

 
 
 
 
 
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When: 2 March, 7:30 PM
Where: Phil Studio
Tickets: From $50, more information is available here

Homegrown rockers The Pinholes will return to the live stage with their Fell For Your Spell concert this March. The band have also announced that they will be joined by as-yet-unrevealed supporting acts at the event.


Fern, Jimbo, Pines, Late Culture, and Fxtrt - Scott Pilgrim VS The Midwest Kids 

When: 9 March, 6 PM
Where: Dream Studio
Tickets: $18, available at the door

Scott Pilgrim VS The Midwest Kids by Thrashfinds will feature sets by local acts Fern, Jimbo, Pines, Late Culture, and Fxtrt.

She Shines Music Festival 2024

When: 16 March, 4 PM and 17 March, 1 PM
Where: Ground Floor of the National Library (16 March) and Gilman Barracks (17 March)
Tickets: Free, reserve a spot here

In celebration of women in the local music scene, the She Shines Music Festival 2024 will feature live performances from women across various genres and ages including Michelle SgP, Cindy Honanta, Rachman Lim, and Audrey Tang. More information here


Jessie M. - Dark Stories

When: 19 March, 7:30 PM
Where: Victoria Concert Hall
Tickets: From $18, available here

Singaporean piano prodigy Jessie M. will perform works from Franz Liszt, Frédéric Chopin, William Bolcom, and more at her upcoming debut recital in Singapore. The 16-year-old was recently inducted into Steinway & Sons' Young Steinway Artist community.


Haven, KIARA, Nicolette, HBN, Tropiclab, Donn, and Sivanesh - Hypebeast Live

When: 23 March, 4 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: TRIFECTA Singapore and Somerset Skate Park
Tickets: From $88, available here

Organised by Hypebeast, Hypebeast Live will feature performances from local acts including Haven, KIARA, Nicolette, HBN, Tropiclab, Donn, and Sivanesh, as well as regional acts such as Autograf. More information here

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Benny's, Krysta Joy, Enrico, and Tyas Iglesias - Blankets, Teas, & Lullabies

 
 
 
 
 
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When: 30 March, 7:30 PM
Where: Saylah Studios
Tickets: $25, available here

If you're looking for a cozy night with local singer-songwriters, Blankets, Teas & Lullabies would be the event to fit the bill. Brought to you by Saylah Studios and New Mongrels, the first Saylah Sessions will see performances by Benny's, Krysta Joy, Enrico, and Tyas Iglesias.  


SCA GALA Concert 2024- Our Voices, Our Songs

When: 14 April, 5pm to 7pm
Where: SOTA Concert Hall
Tickets: General admission at $30, more information available here

The Singapore Choral Artists is a professional choral group aspiring to uphold both local and international choral excellence. The concert will showcase artists from diverse backgrounds of choral singing experience, including local composers such as Kenneth Tay, Americ Goh and their very own member, Ethan Chia.


NAEDR US TOUR FUNDRAISER 2024

When: 20 April 2024, 7PM
Where: SCAPE: THE TREETOP
Tickets: From $30, available here

Singaporean post-rock band NAEDR is holding a fundraiser show for their upcoming US Tour. Subsonic Eye, Amateur Takes Control and 7nightsatsea will be joining the band for the show. 


Voices of Singapore Ladies Choir (VSL) - VSL10: A Journey Beyond Music-making

When: 21 April, 5PM
Where: Victoria Concert Hall
Tickets: $30, available here

Voices of Singapore Ladies Choir (VSL) will be celebrating its 10th anniversary at the VSL10: A Journey Beyond Music-making where the local choir will be performing compositions by Dr. Darius Lim and Dick Lee, as well as folk favourites such as 'Dayung Sampan' and 'Munaerru Vaalibaa'. More information here


Brahmastra's In Sanga’s Senses: Poetries of the Human Experience

When: 28 April, 2:30PM and 6PM
Where: Play Den, The Arts House
Tickets: From $18, available here

If you’re looking to indulge in a world of Sangam literature and live music Brahmastra’s In Sanga’s Senses: Poetries of the Human Experience is the place for you. Writers and storytellers Aswani Aswath, Banu Suresh, and Saravanan Shanmugam will collaborate with local ensemble, Brahmastra Multi-Ethnic Wing to reimagine Tamil literary classics.


weish - Secondary: The Musical

When: 19 to 28 April
Where: Victoria Theatre
Tickets: $63.75, available here

Presented by Checkpoint Theatre, Secondary: The Musical features three Secondary 3 students trying to navigate the challenges of schooling life as well as a struggling young educator. With its music written and composed by multi-disciplinary homegrown artist weish, it's time to relive your secondary school days with style. More information here


DJ Joeru - Songkran Kids Festival

When: 1 to 30 April, 1PM to 5:30PM
Where: Wild Wild Wet
Tickets: $50, available here

Wild Wild Wet will host the first Songkran Kids Festival in Singapore. Children aged 12 and below will get to experience exclusive fun from workshops and crafts, to dance parties and live DJ performances by DJ Joeru. More information here


Mayday! SG Festival 2024

When: 1 to 2 May, 11PM
Where: SCAPE
Tickets: From $71.96, available here

Singapore’s beloved indoor rock music festival is back. Homegrown alt-rock band BLUSH will be joining the likes of international rock bands such as We The Kings, Defying Decay and more.


ABANGSAPAU, Adik Adik Hensem, and more - Malam Nusantara

Credit: Esplanade 

When: 10 May 2024, 7 PM, 8:15 PM and 9:30 PM
Where:
DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade
Tickets:
Free admission, more information available here

Bask in Hari Raya Festivities with Adik Adik Hensem and ABANGSAPAU as they perform their lively tunes. Malaysian musician LEAISM, known for her soulful and electronic tracks will also be taking the stage. 


CTRL CHAOS, Last Minute, and more - CTRL YOUR BLADDER 

When: 11 May, doors open at 7:30 PM
Where: Phil Studio
Tickets: Tickets priced at $15, available here

Homegrown band CTRL CHAOS is set to perform alongside Intermission, Last Minute, Monda[e] and ONE CLICK STRAIGHT. With genres ranging from instrumental rock, post-punk, synthpop post-punk to alternative pop-rock and alternative rock, you should consider controlling your bladder to avoid missing any sets! 


Charlie Lim, Shye, and more - Trifecta Backyard Sessions Vol 2

When: 18 May, 6 PM to 12 PM
Where: TRIFECTA Skate Bowl
Tickets: Free Admission

The second edition of TRIFECTA Backyard Sessions will be joined by contemporary pop artist Charlie Lim, indie darling Shye, hip-hop rapper Tengy and singer-songwriter Regina Song. Look forward to indulgent food offerings and an afterparty with CULTURE.


Sunday Jam Session @ The Jazz Loft

When: 19 May, 7:30 PM to 11 PM
Where: The Jazz Loft @ Blu Jaz
Tickets: Free Admission

Jazz enthusiasts in Singapore can immerse themselves in the island’s vibrant jazz scene this night. The Jam Session will showcase both established and emerging homegrown Jazz musicians. Kicking off the night is pianist Rachma Lim and her trio, followed by performances from local artists and international guests.


Royalusion, Dionne Lim, and more - Day Out! @ Esplanade 

Credit: Esplanade

When: 15 to 21 May
Where: Various locations around Esplanade
Tickets: Tickets priced at $27, more information available here

Enjoy a fun-filled week at the Esplanade featuring performances and workshops by Bollywood dance crew Royalusion as well as vocal instructors Dionne Lim, Amanda Lee and Deniece Grace Foo.


The Teng Company 20th Anniversary Gala Night

When: 24 May 2024, 5:30PM to 10PM
Where: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Multi-Purpose Hall Level 7
Tickets: More information is available here

Homegrown arts company, The TENG Company 20th Anniversary Gala Night will showcase 10 new commissions which were created in collaboration with 20 homegrown artists, including composers, producers, musicians and filmmakers. The funds raised will be used to support TENG’s programmes and operations. 


Subsonic Eye, Krunkle, Caracal, and more - Rock For Noah’s Ark 2024

When: 26 May, 1PM to 5:30PM
Where:
The Blackbird 
Tickets:
From $38, available here

Look forward to an afternoon of rocking out with made-in-Singapore bands like Subsonic Eye, Pleasantry, Suneater, Woes, Krunkle and Caracal. The event supports Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter, which provides aid to animals in need. 


Preetipls and Shak'thiya - SG’s Top Debut

Credit: Esplanade

When: 1 June, 7:30 PM & 9 PM; 3 June, 7 PM & 8 PM
Where: Esplanade Concourse
Tickets: Free Admission

Join Preeti Nair (known as Preetipls) and her partner, Shak’thiya for an evening filled with banter, music and laughter. The couple will be performing acoustic versions of their songs, covers of their favourite tunes and debuting a new song they wrote together, marking their first music collaboration.


hongjoin - ‘Everything in Between’

When: 9 June, 7 PM
Where: Esplanade Annexe Studio
Tickets: From $30, available here

Singaporean singer-songwriter hongjoin, currently based in Boston, is returning to Singapore this June for his second homecoming concert. This concert comes in support of his latest album KOMOREBI.


730BEDSIDE, Ezekiel, and more - Field Trip!

When: 3 June, 6:30 PM
Where: Esplanade Annexe Studio
Tickets: From $28, available here

Set to be a night filled with pop, R&B, and indie music, AKAR and The Bandquet Rejects' Field Trip! will feature live sets from indie-folk act Ezekiel, pop and R&B artist Lana Lajarca, vocalist MURPHY, genre-bending band 730BEDSIDE, and The Bandquet Rejects.