Concerts in Singapore 2018: A definitive list of all the major concerts taking place this year

Concerts in Singapore 2018: A definitive list of all the major concerts taking place this year

'2017 gave us an abundance of concerts, and brought us shows from the likes of Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and more; but with a new year comes new concerts - we've rounded up a list of all the concerts taking place this year, here's what we know so far.

Events are linked to pages with more gig details. Past gigs are listed at the bottom of the page.

(Last updated: 20 September 2018)


Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium
When: 21 September

The thirteen-member boy group was in Singapore just last year for a show, but they are back again to treat local fans to another round of catchy tunes and dance moves. Last year, their second album TEEN, AGE peaked number one on Gaon's South Korean Albums chart and Billboard's US World Albums chart. 

The Piano Guys

Where: The Star Theatre
When: 25 September, 8pm

The Utah-based group of five guys making music on strings and keys rose to fame came after their release of a series of unique and eclectic renditions of pop hits on YouTube, which included their breakout hit, a catchy multi-handed version of One Direction’s 'What Makes You Beautiful' and a creative reinvention of hit song 'Let It Go' from Disney’s Frozen.

Sam Smith

Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium
When: 2 & 3 October

The English singer, who broke out with his 2012 Disclosure collab 'Latch' and became a rising star thanks to hits 'Stay With Me' and 'I'm Not the Only One', is embarking on a worldwide tour in support of his 2017 sophomore album The Thrill of it All. Thanks to Midas Promotions, he will perform two shows at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Jason Mraz

Where: Singapore National Stadium
When: 27 October

The singer behind hits like 'I'm Yours' and 'Lucky' will be back in Singapore for a show this October. This concert, held in conjunction with the final edition of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, will be Jason Mraz's only show in Asia this year. Mraz last performed in Singapore in 2014 at The Star Theatre.


Where: Zepp@BigBox
When: 6 November

American pop prodigy Khalid is set to make his debut in Singapore this November in what is gearing up to be one of the most anticipated shows in the country this year. Khalid started making music when he was fresh out of high school, capturing hearts with his 2017 debut album American Teen. Since then, he's collaborated with the likes of Normani, Halsey and Martin Garrix.


Where: Fort Canning Park
When: 9 to 11 November

Neon Lights returns this November with an eclectic line-up that boasts amazing international acts such as Interpol, Cigarettes After Sex, YUNA, Caribou, The Vaccines, Sticky Fingers, Rhye, Shame, Bodega, Phum Viphurit, Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band and more. And that's just Phase 1. Considering how strong the first wave line-up is, Neon Lights is a must-attend event. 

Amadou & Mariam

Where: Capitol Theatre
When: 12 November

Malian couple Amadou & Mariam have been making music together for over forty years, and are widely regarded as ambassadors of the Malian music scene. While their their live shows back in the day paid poorly and they had no recorded material because of the lack of recording studios in Bamako, Mali, they finally broke through to an international audience in the late 90s and swiftly became celebrated musical ambassadors of Africa, collaborating with the likes of Damon Albarn and touring with U2 and Coldplay.

Charlie Puth

Where: The Star Theatre
When: 13 November

American singer Charlie Puth, best known for his breakout single 'See You Again' and songs 'Marvin Gaye' and 'We Don't Talk Anymore', is coming to Southeast Asia, with stops in Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore as part of his Voicenotes Tour.

Mariah Carey

Where: The Star Theatre
When: 3 November

Mariah Carey, one of the golden voices in the pop world behind hits like 'Hero', 'Always Be My Baby' and 'We Belong Together', will return to Singapore later this year.


Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium
When: 5 November

Norwegian EDM giant Kygo returns with his first solo show in Singapore as part of the Asian leg of his Kids In Love Tour. Kygo shot to fame with songs like Firestone and Stole The Show that captured his brand of 'tropical house', and most recently put out the album 'Kids In Love' featuring his catchy remixes. 

Franz Ferdinand

Where: Zepp@BigBox
When: 21 November

Led by Alex Kapranos, Franz Ferdinand burst onto the British rock scene in the 2000s with their self-titled debut, which boasted the banger 'Take Me Out'. Their most recent release is Always Ascending, released earlier this year. The band's performance in Singapore is one not to be missed. 


Where: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
When: 1 December

Singapore's premier EDM festival, ZoukOut returns this December for a one-day extravaganza that will see Number. 2 ranked DJs in the world Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike make their debut in the Lion City alongside scene veterans W&W and Galantis. More acts are expected to be announced in the coming weeks but this is already a solid line-up. 

Judas Priest and BABYMETAL 

Where: Zepp@BigBox
When: 4 December

Singapore is about to get a much needed dose of heavy metal as metal icons Judas Priest return to Singapore for the second time with special guests BABYMETAL in what can only be described as one of the most anticipated metal shows of 2018. 

The Weeknd

Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium 
When: 5 December 

Canadian pop phenom The Weeknd is set to make his debut in Singapore this December. This is undoubtedly a long time coming and will be one of the biggest shows of 2018. 


Where: Zepp@BigBox
When: 7 December

Korean R&B sensation DPR LIVE is set to make his Singapore debut this December at his now sold-out show. Expect the rising star to pull out all the hits on 7 December. 

Past Gigs

January: pg.lost with In Each Hand a Cutlass at Esplanade | Jay Chou at National Stadium | Imagine Dragons at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Fleet Foxes at Esplanade Theatre | Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra at Esplanade Concert Hall | ONE OK ROCK at Singapore Indoor Stadium | St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2018 at Gardens By The Bay  (photo gallery) | Super Junior Super Show 7 at Singapore Indoor Stadium | A-Lin at Zepp@BIGBOX | Foster The People at Zepp@BIGBOX 

February: Onra at Kilo Lounge | Namewee at The Star Theatre | Julie Byrne at SLED Productions x Decline | Incubus at Zepp@BIGBOX | Jacky Cheung at Singapore Indoor Stadium | NI-HAO! at Blue Room @ The Projector | Peach Pit at SLED Productions x Decline

March: Garden Beats Festival at Fort Canning Park | EXO at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Monsta X at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Sentosa | Sheila Majid at The Star Performing Arts Centre | I Love 90s Concert at The Star Performing Arts Centre | Neck Deep at Republic Club @ Orchard Plaza | Shane Filan at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Sentosa | Beach Fossils at EBX Live Space | Daniel Caesar at The Pavilion @ Far East Square | Fifth Harmony at Zepp@BIGBOX | Rotten Sound at SLED Productions x Decline | HY at Zepp@BIGBOX | Tinariwen at Esplanade Concert Hall | LANY at Capitol Theatre | Arch Enemy at Violet Vault (ViVa) 

April: MIYAVI at Zepp@BIGBOX | Sing Jazz 2018 at Marina Bay Sands | Zedd at Zouk Singapore | Cheer Chen at The Star Performing Arts Centre | Katy Perry at Singapore Indoor Stadium | The Script at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Counterparts x Stray From The Path at SLED Productions x Decline | Johnny Hates Jazz at MES Theatre | OneRepublic at The Star Performing Arts Centre | Enter Shikari at The Substation | Jake Bugg at *SCAPE Ground Theatre | Fall Out Boy at Zepp@BIGBOX 

May: Bondax x FKJ at The Pavilion at Far East Square | Gorgon City at Kilo Lounge | 5 Seconds of Summer at Capitol Theatre | Harry Styles at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Agnostic Front at The Substation | Squeeze at University Cultural Centre, NUS | Dua Lipa at The Star Performing Arts Centre | MXM at Zepp@BIGBOX | Death Angel and At The Gates at *SCAPE Ground Theatre | Bruno Mars at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Stereophonics at Zepp @BIGBOX | Crown the Empire at EBX Live Space | Gen Neo at EBX Live Space | Vini Vici at Zouk | City of Caterpillar at Anaki Records | Nico Muhly at School of the Arts | Iron & Wine at Capitol Theatre | The Swingles at Esplanade Concert Hall | Shigeto at Kilo Lounge | Nils Frahm at Esplanade Concert Hall | Khruangbin at The Projector | Kehlani at Zepp@BIGBOX 

June: METZ at SLED Productions x Decline | Mayday at National Stadium | Nubya Garcia at Kilo Lounge | Boyce Avenue at The Star Theatre | Eric Chou at The Max Pavilion | Ceremony at SLED Productions x Decline | David Tao at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Extreme at Zepp@Big Box | Niall Horan at The Star Theatre | Devendra Banhart at The Projector | Twice at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Autograf at Kilo Lounge | Aura Noir at SLED Productions x Decline

July: Kousuke Atari & Chitose Hajime at Zepp@BIGBOX | James Morrison at The NCO Club | Celine Dion at Marina Bay Sands Grand Ballroom | M. Nasir at The Theatre @ Mediacorp | Turnstile at SLED Productions x Decline | Lee Seung Gi at Zepp@BIGBOX | RATOS DE PORAO at The Projector | Daughtry at Zepp@BIGBOX | TOKiMONSTA at Kilo Lounge | Wanna One at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Odezsa at The Coliseum | In Flames at Zepp@BIGBOX | SG Lewis at Kilo Lounge | No Party For Cao Dong at Esplanade Annexe Studio | Vital Remains at EBX Live Space I Ash at Hard Rock Cafe

August: Ichiko Aoba at The Projector | Deadsquad at SLED x DECLINE | GOT7 at Zepp@BigBox | Bob Dylan at Star Theater | Halsey at Star Theater | Cosmos Midnight at Kilo Lounge | Radwimps at Zepp@BigBox | Why Don't We at Gateway Theater | Paramore at Zepp@BigBox | Mike Shinoda at Zepp@BigBox | Kamasi Washington at Capitol Theatre | Boyzone at Singapore Indoor Stadium | Chance The Rapper at Zepp@BigBox | Exciter at EBX Livespace 

September: Tiffany and Debbie Gibson at The Star Theatre | This Will Destroy You at The Pavilion | Postmodern Jukebox at Kallang Theatre | Singapore Grand Prix |