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.
510 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 (Bishan Park 1) Singapore 569983 Map
Heartlanders don’t need to stray far from home to get their music fix anymore. GRUB, a restaurant serving decadent Western classics in Bishan Park, hosts a live band every Saturday, creating a relaxed ambience for a chill dinner.
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.