In the blink of an eye, we’re three months into the year – but the events continue to come in thick and fast. From throwback concerts to art festivals galore, here’s a definitive list of what you should go for in March.
2 Mar: Blue Live in Singapore
Remember Blue? It has been eight long years, but the British boyband finally came through with their long-awaited concert at [email protected] Box! Experience nostalgia at its finest as the legendary four-piece sends fans back to the early-Noughties with their extensive catalog of smash hits such as ‘All Rise’, ‘One Love’ and ‘Guilty’.
Tickets from $108, visit APACTIX for more information.
5 Mar: Kodaline Live in Singapore
After dropping their third full-length album Politics of Living at the end of 2018, Irish band Kodaline has embarked on a world tour to promote their latest effort – with a stop in Singapore, marking their return to our shores nearly five years since their last gig here. Rock out with the quartet to tracks such as ‘All I Want’, ‘Love Like This’ and ‘Follow Your Fire’ in what’s sure to be a night to remember.
Tickets from $128, visit SISTIC for more information.
7 Mar: Maroon 5 Red Pill Blues Tour Live in Singapore
Fans of Maroon 5, the wait is almost over: the American pop rock band’s one-night-only National Stadium concert is just around the corner! Led by charismatic frontman Adam Levine, get ready to be enthralled by Maroon 5’s larger-than-life performances as they bring their award-winning discography to the stage.
Tickets from $98, visit Sports Hub Tix for more information.
7 to 10 Mar: Textures 2019
After a well-received first run last year, The Arts House and #BuySinglit are joining forces once again for Textures 2019. A celebration of local literature with the theme of ‘Love and Loss (and some things in between)’, avid wordsmiths can enjoy an exciting lineup of performances, workshops and even a book fair, all while discovering Singapore’s budding literature scene.
Admission is free unless otherwise stated. Visit The Arts House for more information.
8 to 10 Mar: Street of Clans
Before Bukit Pasoh Road became the gentrified, hipster road of cafes we know today, it was home to many of Singapore’s age-old clans as well as a thriving community of creatives. Held in conjunction with Singapore Design Week 2019, Street of Clans allows visitors a sneak peek into some of these clans’ homes where design installations, workshops and artist takeovers tell of stories past.
Admission is free. Visit Singapore Design Week for more information.
9 Mar: Garden Beats Festival 2019
Music and sustainability come together for a day of all-around good vibes at Garden Beats Festival. Taking place at Fort Canning Green, the fifth edition of this eco-friendly event features back-to-back music sets by both local and international artistes alongside a series of talks by champions of sustainable lifestyles. Don’t forget to pack your own picnic baskets for a party at the Picnic Fields, or pop by the Culinary Fields to grab some mouthwatering treats to keep your tummy happy throughout the fest!
Tickets from $98, visit Garden Beats Festival for more information.
14 to 17 Mar: Singapore Urban Design Festival
Rounding off Singapore Design Week 2019 with a bang, we have the Singapore Urban Design Festival which promises you a vibrant weekend of live entertainment, delicious grub and fun-filled workshops. From quad skating on the rooftop of a carpark to getting crafty in hands-on activities, there’s a little something for everyone over four days of wholesome fun.
Tickets from $10, visit Singapore Urban Design Festival for more information.
17 Mar: Lovelyz Concert in Singapore [Lovelyz 3 of Winter World]
Rising K-pop girl group Lovelyz will be making their Singapore concert debut this March with their Lovelyz 3 of Winter World tour. Charming the socks off Lovelinus with their bubblegum pop flavour, expect to be dazzled by infectious tunes such as ‘Candy Jelly Love’, ‘Now We’ and ‘Lost N Found’. Fans with category one and above tickets have a guaranteed high-touch with the girls and all ticket holders stand a chance to win exclusive posters and polaroids – what more can you ask for?
Tickets from $88, visit APACTIX for more information.
22 Mar: Dreamcatcher Invitation from Nightmare City in Singapore
After a short stint at HallyuPopFest last year, the mysterious ladies of Dreamcatcher will be returning to Singapore for a full-fledged concert as part of their Southeast Asian Tour, Invitation from Nightmare City. Set to thrill fans with their unique mix of horror-esque themes and rock-pop music, you’re in for a mesmerising night with numbers like ‘Chase Me’, ‘Fly High’ and their recently-released single ‘Piri’.
Tickets from $88, visit APACTIX for more information.
23 Mar: Noise Invasion Festival
Noise Invasion Festival takes centre stage in an urban setting this year, as experimental art performances and installations head to Parklane Shopping Mall’s level 8 car park. Interactive exhibitions, live music and a vintage streetwear and art market await guests looking to soak up the atmosphere on site, while others can participate in online conversations and watch the proceedings through a festival live stream from the comfort of their home.
Admission is free. Visit Noise Singapore for more information.
24 Mar: Ruel Ready Tour 2019 Live in Singapore
Named as one of the prominent breakout acts to look out for, up-and-coming star Ruel will be in town for his debut concert. Watch as the singer-songwriter enthral the crowd with singles like ‘Don’t Tell Me’ and ‘Younger’, as well as the song that netted him the ARIA award, ‘Dazed and Confused’.
Tickets from $88, visit Live Nation for more information.
29 Mar: Tom Odell Live in Singapore 2019
English singer-songwriter and piano sensation Tom Odell will be returning to familiar stomping grounds (he was last in Singapore six years ago) for a rollercoaster mix of sweeping melodies and emotional lyrics. For one night only, immerse yourselves in heartfelt crooning of various tracks from his albums Long Way Down, Wrong Crowd and Jubilee Road.
Tickets from $98, visit Live Nation for more information.
30 to 31 Mar: Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden
Anime fans, mark your calendars – Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden is back for its sophomore run! Held at the picturesque Meadow at Gardens by the Bay, indulge in two days of cosplay showcases, summer festival games and a Japanese-themed food bazaar. Come nightfall, bask under the beautifully lit Supertrees as popular anisong artistes such as Ayaka Ohashi (Saya Yamabuki in BanG Dream!, Uzuki Shimamura in The [email protected]: Cinderella Girls) and Megumi Nakajima (Ranka Lee in Macross Frontier, voice provider of Vocaloid GUMI) turn up the tempo with electrifying performances.
Admission is free. Visit Gardens by The Bay for more information.
Which event are you planning to check out? Tell us in the comments below!