15 things to do, see, eat and drink this weekend in Singapore (May 29-31)

Make most of the long weekend by heading to some local gigs, participating in a pub crawl or dancing at an all-out tiki party at Gillman Barracks. 

Fri, May 29

Local five-man band Hanging Up the Moon launch their third studio album, Immaterial, at this concert. The third album is full of lush vocals layered with violins and cellos.

It’s Friday so it’s time for a riverside pub crawl. The Singapore Pub Crawl takes you to four different bars and one club for a night of shots, parties and new friends.

This edition of Art After Dark is held in conjunction with the Singapore Open Media Art Festival and includes media installations, new shows, extended opening hours and performances by Chicks on Speed and DJ group Attagirl.

Tapow hosts Caribbean Beats with funky Afro-Caribbean beats by DJ Assin, Caribbean food, pina coladas and rum punches. Another funky party happening the same night is Kilowatt’s Tiki Vibes, with music by Kostas and Adonis, craft beers, satay and fried chicken.

Sat, May 30

Teenage acoustic guitar prodigy Sungha Jung, who’s got millions of fans on YouTube, is in town from Korea to play a slew of covers and some of his own original pieces.

The Local People take over DECK, an art gallery housed in repurposed shipping containers, in #T8Deck Art Market. Vendors include TwoMen Bagel House, The Lab SG and music by the likes of Jaime Wong and DJ Rockafelr.

Restaurant Ember teams up with Snorre Seafood for a special Norwegian seafood menu. Chef Sufian and Chef Markus whip up a menu comprising rainbow trout with bacon dashi, Greenland prawns with with eggs and prawn emulsion and 60-hour slow-cooked short rib.

This month’s edition of Kilo’s After Dark party brings DJs Launa Fen, Daryl C and Oliver Osborne who will take turns spinning deep and techno beats.

Barbershop by Timbre curates this acoustic, stripped-down music night, Songwriters Night, featuring Jaime Wong, Theodora, Lew and Rahul Advani on the stage. There’s also an open mic session, too.

Sun, May 31

This is your last chance to catch Tchaikovsky’s ballet, Swan Lake, performed by the renowned St. Petersburg Ballet troupe.  

Kranji Countryside Farmers Market is back with more made-in-Singapore produce like veggies, eggs and even frogs, as well as a range of artisanal homemade products including jams and granola. They’ve also got shuttle buses running between Kranji MRT.

Take it to the rooftops with Anoraak‘s synth lines and catchy beats. There will be free satay, hot local snacks and sunset cocktails at Loof.

Kyoto-based all-girl alternative rock band tricot stop by for a gig at The Substation. They’ll be performing an intense set with songs from their new album AND.

The Really Really Free Market returns at Macpherson. You can get almost anything for free, including haircuts, vinyls, books and food. Trading skills and items are encouraged.