Hear65's guide to concerts and gigs to catch in Singapore in 2024

Hear65's guide to concerts and gigs to catch in Singapore in 2024

Looking for a gig where you can let loose after a long week at work? Or do you require a fresh idea for a weekend date with that special someone in your life? With a variety of live music events already added to the 2024 calendar, you can rest assured that you will find something that suits your needs.   

If you are not sure where to start looking, here is a guide to concerts, gigs, festivals, and events featuring homegrown musicians and artists that you can catch on our sunny island this year. 


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
The Blackbird 
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. 

Candlelight Concerts

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

Fever's celebrated Candlelight Concerts series is back in 2024 and music lovers can expect to be mesmerised by classical renditions of tunes from beloved films, hits from some of the biggest names from the international music scene, and more. This January and February, music lovers can catch performances by homegrown acts such as pianist Gabriel Hoe and pop rock string quartet VOX.

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) Cultural Extravaganza 2024

When: 8 May to 30 June
Where: Various venues
Tickets: More information is available here

The SCCC Cultural Extravaganza is back with its 7th edition of the festival. In line with its theme of, “(Re)presenting Our SINGAPO人 Treasures”, the festival proudly presents theatrical performances, exhibitions and concerts by talented award-winning artists and arts groups such as the ‘Singaporean Composers Series’ and ‘Essentially Macbeth’.

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.