13 (free or affordable) events to attend this weekend

Friday, Jan 23

  • Senjata Soundsystem brings back the Good Times Crew for more old-school jungle, drum & bass, breaks, garage and dubstep. On the roster are Nez, Darren Dubwise, Aresha and more. Free
  • Feeling nostalgic? Head over to Outer Limits with DJ Sid Presley and his collection of rare Southeast Asian vinyls full of pop music, beat, surf, instrumentals and groovy mod pop. Free
  • Fresh from their residency in Spain, homegrown experimental artists Tania De Rozario, Loo Zihan, Zulkifle Mahmod, Bani Haykal and others show their live performances, music and video screenings at The Unifiedfield. Free
  • Lest we forget, there’s Art After Dark at Gillman Barracks. Art, music, food, what more can we ask for? Free
  • Channel your inner TED Talks fan at Fried Rice Mini Talks with speakers like Benjamin Quek of Oriole and writer S P Hozy. Free

Saturday, Jan 24

  • Get your dose of local hip hop with Kevin Lester (a.k.a. Thelioncityboy) at Enter the Void Deck: Sungei Road Edition. Everything to do with “void deck” culture, Nicco Homaili and VKSFX will also be there. $15
  • It’s Australia Day weekend. There’s no other way to spend than with a barbie, cold beers, DJs and a weekend market at Field Vibes. Free entry
  • Need new reading material? Swop books at A for Arbite’s cozy space over beer, strong coffee and snacks at Books & Beer. Free
  • If all else fails, turn your luck around with a Tarot Meetup. Who knows what your fortunes will have in store this year. Free

Sunday, Jan 25