Nothing lifts a meal like a good live band serenading you with your favourite songs all night long. Whether you’re into mellow jazz and blues or sing-in-the-shower hits, our guide to the best live music gigs in town will have you tapping your toes and swaying to the beat.
1 The Knolls Sentosa Island Singapore (098297) Map
Unwind with an aromatic Cuban grill-out at Bob's Bar and celebrate the end of a long work week with a distinctive experience. A latin jazz band invigorates the night on Wednesdays to Fridays from 7pm onwards.
50 Cuscaden Road #02/03-01, HPL House Singapore (249724) Map
"Decked out in music memorabilia, this spot is home to the popular bands Enigma and Acoustic Trip. Try the American cuisine, before you dance to Top 40 hits and have a rocking good time. A claim to fame - the legendary Blondie has performed here." -SG Now
3A River Valley Road #01-01, Merchant’s Court, Singapore (179020) Map
Sporting chic decor, Guinness on tap, and comforting Irish food, you won’t be able to resist falling in love with this jolly Irish pub in Clarke Quay. Party it up with the live bands playing energetic songs every Wednesday to Sunday for you to dance until dawn.
9 Raffles Boulevard #01-01 Millenia Walk Singapore (039596) Map
Singapore’s only authentic German microbrewery immerses you in Bavarian culture with authentic Bavarian food, in-house brewed beer, and a great selection of music incorporating both traditional tunes and modern pop songs.
3C River Valley Road #01-09 Singapore (179019) Map
Dine, drink, and dance all in one spot! Put on your dancing shoes and rock out to Prive’s daily live bands, or catch DJ Annuar spinning tunes every Tuesday to Saturday. We promise you’ll have the time of your life.
3A River Valley Road #01-07 Clarke Quay Singapore (179020) Map
The casual atmosphere and edgy murals of Senor Taco celebrate the best of Mexican street culture. Come to this down-to-earth restaurant for a taste of authentic Mexican, and for the live band and DJ playing the hottest Latin American tunes every Monday to Saturday.
What better place for an afternoon get-together than at Starker? This bistro serves a selection of unique, award-winning house beers that you can savour while chilling to music from local musicians. The show starts at 8pm every night!
Wrapped around a corner of Jalan Klapa, this rustic Southern-style bar isn’t just about beers, bourbons or American comfort food. Head down on Thursdays for open mic nights, or pop by on Fridays live folk, pop, and country music!
30 Victoria Street #B1-06 CHIJMES Singapore (187997) Map
Time to break your barriers and get your groove on at The Berlin Bar & Restaurant! Party down to the dulcet tones of John Molina & Krueger every Tuesday to Saturday, or unwind with drinks and bar bites at the outdoor dining area to watch the sunset.
Elegant, glamourous, and 100% classy, The Black Swan is a New York-style steakhouse serving up meaty treats. Head up to their al fresco patio dining area for live performances of jazz favourites every Wednesday after 8, courtesy of the talented Aarika Lee.
Step into old-school Shanghai at this unassuming bar along Telok Ayer Street, with live performances ranging from familiar English and Mandarin pop favourites! Performances start at 6:30pm on week nights with a focus on nostalgic 80s and 90s pop on Fridays, and 9pm on Saturdays for lovers of Cantonese beats.
Located in Dempsey Hill, La Salsa features live music on Fridays and Saturdays, of various musical flavors, ranging from Latin, Jazz to Pop, Blues, Retro and Soul while you enjoy a tantalizing spread of Latin gastronomical bliss in a classy domain. Not forgetting their thirst-quenching, full-flavored signature Margaritas, and homemade Sangrias too!
3B River Valley Road #01-13 Singapore (179021) Map
Located in the party central of Singapore, Clarke Quay, have hearty pre-drink meal accompanied with live music to fuel your wild night out. Drink to your heart's desire with the extensive selection of whisky, gin, tequila, and much more at affordable prices.
3B River Valley Road #01-12 The Cannery Singapore (179021) Map
It’s Oktoberfest all year round with various live bands performing at Deutschlander! With a menu bursting with German classics and a wide range of some of Munich’s finest beers on draft, this is one of the best places in Clarke Quay to eat, drink, and make merry.
168 Robinson Road #01-08 Capital Tower Singapore (068912) Map
Get your spirits going with the hottest hits and coolest tunes on selected days at Rookery! A resto-bar located in the CBD, it is perfect place to go for a post-work tipple with friends, made better with live music and excellent food.
Snugged in the heart of Biopolis, Bodacious is a hip bistro with bold and cosy deco, offering simple and unpretentious food and drinks. Catch live music on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 6:15pm to 9:30pm.