Singapore has a lively night scene, with plenty on offer. Whether you want a chilled out little wine bar, a raucous nightclub, a glam cocktail bar, a relaxed pub, somewhere that plays live music, or more, you’ll find plenty of places to enjoy in the evenings.
Some of the top places for live music include:
Wala Wala Café Bar
Located in the charming and friendly Holland Village, the Wala Wala Café Bar offers two floors of entertainment. You can grab a bite to eat on the lower level before heading upstairs to enjoy some excellent live music. Performances start earlier than many other places meaning that you don’t have to wait around for the fun to begin. This is also great for if you have an early morning flight to catch etc but don’t want to miss out on your last night of music. The informal atmosphere draws the crowds in and it has been pleasing the punters for more than 20 years. Watch up and coming bands as well as those that are more well-known on the local circuit. There are also sometimes comedy acts interspersed with the music giving lots of variety to an evening.
St James Wine Bar and Bistro
A chic and classy place, this is an ideal spot if you want somewhere with an elegant, exclusive, and upmarket vibe. Perfect for eating and drinking, the menu is wide and varied with many tasty offerings. There is a good selection of drinks and you can unwind and socialise as you listen to the soulful and soothing sounds of live jazz musicians.
Sultan Jazz Club
Another place that is sure to keep jazz lovers happy is the Sultan Jazz Club. The cosy bar is one of Singapore’s most popular jazz venues and enjoys a crowd that are passionate about their music. If you want to get up and have a go you are more than welcome, with regular open mic nights you could be a local star for the evening!
If the blues and rock ‘n’ roll make your soul sing, don’t miss the fantastic Crazy Elephant. Each night you can enjoy terrific live sounds and on Sundays there are inclusive, relaxed, and fun jamming sessions where everyone is welcome to join in. The on screen jokes are sure to crack you up too!
Arts House Outlet
One of the country’s fabulous Timbre venues, the Arts House Outlet sits right on the edges of the Singapore River and show cases some of the most famous local bands. Musicians perform al fresco on the open air stage and you can enjoy them from both the indoor and outdoor seating areas. Excellent music, great drinks, nice views, and a friendly atmosphere make this a top spot for a night of live music in Singapore.
These five bars are just a taster of what to expect regarding live music in Singapore. Different genres are played and you won’t find it difficult to find a spot that entices you to linger!