Hear65's guide to gigs and concerts to catch in Singapore in 2023

Hear65's guide to gigs and concerts to catch in Singapore in 2023

It's 2023 and Singapore's arts scene is vibrant as ever. Whether you're into indie music, hard-hitting rock bands, or everything else in between, there's something for every music lover to check out in Singapore. 

To help keep track of the latest happenings, the team at Hear65 has put together a list of concerts and events by local artists this year. Which events are you most excited to attend?


Candlelight Concerts

When: Various dates 
Where: Various venues
Tickets: More information is available here

Fever's celebrated Candlelight Concerts series returns this year and music lovers can expect to be enthralled by classical renditions of works by familiar acts from all around the world.

Watch the Paint Dry and Wait for Sunrise

When: 31 December, 7 PM
Where: Level 5 of GR.iD
Tickets: From $30, available here

Featuring performances from local acts, including Subsonic Eye, CURB and camping, Cactus Cactus, Bellied Star, 730BEDSIDE, and FuturaLaser, a duo comprising Ilyas Sholihyn and Forests' Darell Laser, Watch The Paint Dry And Wait For Sunrise is set to open the new year with a bang.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Taki Izakaya

When: 31 December, 7 PM
Where: Taki Izakaya Bar
Tickets: Free

End the year with your best buddies at Taki Izakaya Bar as you indulge in authentic Japanese dishes and drinks, bopping to live sets by DJs and bands while taking in a firecracker display. 

Let’s Celebrate 2024

When: 31 December, 7 PM
Where: The Promontory
Tickets: Free

With live performances and a whole lot of fireworks, the annual countdown party Let’s Celebrate 2024 makes a return with a star-studded line-up of local and international artists and comedians, including the likes of Tasha Low, Shawn Thia, Iman Fandi, shazza, Jasmine Sokko, Daryl-Ann, Fuad Rahman, JJ Neo, Khally, Navein Gunasekaran, omarKENOBI, Shawn Thia, Kumar, Sharul Channa, and Suhaimi Yusof. The event will also stream on mewatch and Mediacorp Entertainment’s YouTube channel. More information here.

Sentosa Countdown Party – presented by Mastercard®

When: 31 December 2023 to 1 January 2024, 4 PM to 1 AM
Where: Palawan Green
Tickets: From $10, available here

If you’re looking for a New Year countdown party with live music, outdoor movie screenings, food stalls, and more, don’t miss out on the Sentosa Countdown Party – presented by Mastercard®. From a drone show to sets by local artists including DJs Andrew T, Ashley Kiara, and JOON, Kevin, and Yang Yan, open the new year with a night of festivities against a spectacular background.