by / on December 1, 2015 at 8:23 am / in News, Pop

Adam Lambert sparks controversy, divides Singapore over NYE concert performance

Openly gay performer Adam Lambert has drawn the ire of anti-LGBT groups seeking to have him removed from the New Years’ Eve at Singapore’s Countdown 2016. A petition has been launched seeking to bar Lambert from performing over ‘lewd acts’ at the city state’s largest new years eve concert.

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by / on November 12, 2015 at 4:09 pm / in Festivals

Inside Buzz: Everything you need to know about Neon Lights festival 2015

Singapore’s newest boutique music and arts festival Neon Lights is set to bring down the house for its inaugural edition at  Fort Canning Green and Gate. From November 28 (Saturday) to November 29 (Sunday), the site will see a host of the world’s premiere music and performance artists making their way to the Lion City for a truly international experience.

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by / on October 28, 2015 at 9:19 pm / in Interviews

The Naked and Famous: Singapore calling after a year on the sidelines

The wait is finally over for The Naked and Famous fans. After a full year off the road, the acclaimed group will be performing their first and only show for 2015 at Bliss Out, Singapore’s first boutique yoga and music event. 

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by / on October 27, 2015 at 5:12 pm / in Live Music

Singapore’s Concert in the Park series returns this November 1st

The National Arts Council and ExxonMobil have again joined forces with a follow up to their popular Concert in the Park series in Singapore.

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by / on October 26, 2015 at 1:08 pm / in Dance / Electro, Hip Hop, Interviews

Mr Scruff: Asia bound, but this time without his vinyl

Mr Scruff is bringing his signature grooves to Neon Lights and Clockenflap festivals, but this time, as he explains exclusively to Music Weekly Asia, he’s doing things a little bit differently.

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by / on October 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm / in Dance / Electro, Live Music, Pop

Yoga meets music at Bliss-Out 2015, Singapore’s newest boutique festival

Bliss-Out is coming to Singapore, combining restorative yoga and music from iNCH and The Naked And Famous, the perfect combination to nourish the mind, body and soul.

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by / on October 20, 2015 at 6:53 pm / in Interviews, Rock

Interview: Shoegaze pioneers Ride take on their biggest journey to date

Late last year, shoegaze royalty Ride announced an unexpected reunion almost two decades after parting ways. The news came as a welcome surprise to many of their longtime fans, most of whom never thought they’d get a chance to see one of their favorite bands live. Their tour has seen them play across the globe and they’re now coming to […]

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by / on October 6, 2015 at 1:11 pm / in Live Music

Neck Deep Announce Southeast Asia Tour across Malaysia, Singapore & Philippines

UK’s Neck Deep is excited to announce their first Southeast Asia Tour which will see them making their way through Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines.

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by / on October 2, 2015 at 6:58 pm / in Win!

Score a double pass to see Yuna live in Kuala Lumpur!

It’s just days until Yuna performs for her fans in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and Music Weekly Asia want YOU to be there!   There’s more than enough reasons to want to catch Malyasia’s own Yuna performing live in Kuala Lumpur but we’ve got one of the best. You could be going there for FREE with a friend. In collaboration with Livescape […]

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by / on October 2, 2015 at 5:50 pm / in Live Music, Pop

Four Reasons why you shouldn’t miss Yuna’s Kuala Lumpur and Singapore concert (and what Disney has got to do with it)

Do you miss seeing Malaysian songstress Yuna on the big stage? Suffering from insomnia because you couldn’t get enough of her when she performed at MTV World Stage Malaysia last year? Restlessly counting down the days of when will the ‘Rescue’ singer be announcing her concert tour stops? Well, you’re in luck!

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by / on October 2, 2015 at 3:59 pm / in Videos

The Sam WIllows release new ‘For Love’ Music Video

The Sam Willows continue to show why they are the darlings of the Singaporean pop scene with the launch of a new film clip for their latest single “For Love.”

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by / on September 22, 2015 at 3:39 pm / in Festivals

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival drops an enormous 2016 lineup

Always edgy and consistently delivering a world class lineup from artists slightly left of the mainstream, St Jerome’s Laneway Festival is returning for its sixth edition in Singapore. The annual event sold out earlier this year and by the looks of things, the 2016 edition is looking to be even bigger!

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by / on September 18, 2015 at 11:30 am / in Live Music, Rock

The Vaccines set to ravage Singapore with announcement of November show

Get ready for a heavy dose of straight up rock n’ roll because the Vaccines are coming back to Singapore and they’re taking no prisoners!

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by / on September 8, 2015 at 7:07 pm / in Indie / Alternative, Live Music, Pop

Two of Singapore’s favorites to play a FREE outdoor concert this Sunday!

What’s better than seeing two of Singapore’s most talented acts playing in a beautiful locale like the Singapore Botanical Gardens? Well, catching them both for free of course – and you won’t even have to avoid security guards and scale any fences!

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by / on September 4, 2015 at 3:47 pm / in Festivals, Indie / Alternative

Singapore has a brand new indie music and arts festival and it looks amazing

  Singaporean indie music lovers are in for a treat this November with the announcement of Neon Lights, a brand new music & art destination festival headlined by some of the brightest stars in music.     The first of its kind in Singapore, Neon Lights takes cues from craft festivals like Camp Symmetry, Manila’s Wanderland Festival, and Malaysia’s Urbanscapes. The […]

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by / on September 1, 2015 at 2:23 pm / in Festivals

The full lineup for cruise ship festival Shipsomnia has dropped

If a floating five day holiday in paradise to bring in the new year sounds like your idea of a good time, Shipsomnia has what you’re looking for. The world’s first fully themed music and arts festival vacation cruise is making its global debut with a statement-making line-up comprising more than 40 artists from around the world.

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by / on August 18, 2015 at 6:39 pm / in Dance / Electro, Festivals

Full lineup for #ZoukOut2015 has been announced, and its jaw droppingly amazing

Following up on its delicious looking first round lineup, dance music festival ZoukOut has announced its full artist roster and it’s looking like one of the best in the event’s 15-year history.

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by / on July 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm / in News

Skrillex confirms Asian tour dates in Malaysia, Vietnam, Philipines, Indonesia and more

EDM fans rejoice – American dubstep and EDM pioneer Skrillex has just confirmed via his official Instagram account that he will be playing an extensive series of shows across Asia.

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by / on July 28, 2015 at 5:00 pm / in Live Music

The Hot List: What’s on in Singapore this August

Singapore is doing no damage to its reputation as being at the cutting edge of live music in the South-east Asian region with another month of incredible acts touching down on the island. July was awash with international acts like 21 Pilots, 2 Cellos, Braids and the return of Garden Beats Festival but August looks set to eclipse this with […]

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by / on July 22, 2015 at 8:58 pm / in Festivals, News

All Aboard! – ‘It’s The Ship’ release huge final lineup

Asia’s largest festival at sea “It’s The Ship” has outdone itself, announcing the second phase of the lineup and bringing together some of EDM’s biggest names.

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