Your guide to the best gigs this weekend – May 17 to 19

Your guide to the best gigs this weekend – May 17 to 19

The weekend is here and in case you haven’t sorted out your plans, we pick out the best gigs and parties to get litty at.

Below, take a look at where you need to be in order to have a legitimately awesome weekend.


CARL COX

When: 17 May
Where: MARQUEE Singapore

The legendary Carl Cox is finally returning to Singapore. A mainstage in the electronica industry, he has taken up several residences at major night clubs including the famous Space Ibiza, and solidified his name as one of the world's greatest of all time. He's even being gifted his own stage at the world famous Ultra Music Festival, titled the Carl Cox Megastructure.

Get your tickets here.


100 KEYBOARDS BY ASUNA

When: 17 May
Where: Festival House, Gallery II

Japanese avant-garde artist ASUNA will be in Singapore to premiere his sound-bending masterpiece 100 Keyboards at the Singapore International Festival of the Arts. Don't miss this unique experience. Before heading down, read our interview with ASUNA here.

Get your tickets here.
 


TGIF MUSIC STATION

When: 17 May
Where: Tanjong Pagar Centre / Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Ho Bee Concourse

Catch Zeeaura, Astronauts and Charlie Lim at this edition of TGIF Music Station, organized by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. Enjoy Mandopop hits during your lunch break or after work, either ways, prepare to be serenaded.

For more information, click here.


BROHUG AND R3HAB

When: 17 and 18 May
Where: Zouk

Zouk will be celebrating its 28th birthday in May and as part of the celebrations, it has curated a three-day-weekend-party. BROHUG and R3HAB will be commanding the decks on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Get your tickets at the door.


MARTIN JENSEN

When: 18 May
Where: MARQUEE

Danish DJ Martin Jensen, best known for his 2016 single 'Solo Dance', will be helming the turntables at MARQUEE on Saturday night. Don't miss one of DJ Mag's top 100 DJs.

Get your tickets here. Alternatively, tickets will be available at the door.


Kingdom Hearts Orchestra

When: 18 May
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall

World-class orchestra Kingdom Hearts Orchestra will be coming to Singapore to bring the soundtrack of Kingdom Hearts live. Developed by Disney and SQUARE ENIX, the game is now in its third series with a whole new soundtrack to boot. Come and witness a fully immersive experience of one of the world's most popular games and the music that shaped the game to perfection.

Get your tickets here.


UFM100.3 X HEAR65 LIVE FROM THE LION CITY

When: 18 May
Where: lyf@SMU

The third edition of UFM100.3 x Hear65 Live From The Lion City is here with three remarkable Mandopop artists: Shelby Wang, Celeste Syn and Ariane Goh. The event will be hosted by SPH Radio, UFM100.3 DJ Andrew. Before heading down, read our interview with the three musicians here.

For more information, click here.


COVERCHARGE

When: 18 May
Where: White Label Records

The folks over at White Label Records have planned an exciting Saturday night with DJs Ginette, A/K/A Sounds, Kim Wong and KiDG. They will be playing your favourite hits from the "indie/alternative to the unexpectedly cheesy and exotic".

For more information, click here.


TAMA Drum Masterclass ft. Anika Nilles

When: 18 May
Where: Star Plaza, B1, The Star Vista

Music company Swee Lee will be ushering in Anika Nilles for a masterclass at The Star Vista this weekend for novice and veteran drummers, alike. Apart from the class, Nilles will also be holding a Q&A session. 

For more information, click here.


TURNOVER

When: 19 May
Where: The Pavilion

As part of Bandwagon's 8th birthday celebrations, we're pleased to announce that we'll be ushering in omo/dream-pop trio Turnover! This stop in Singapore will see the band touring behind its critically celebrated third album 2017's Good Nature, which was crucially inspired by Frank Ocean. 

Get your tickets here.