Revisit your emo phase with Green Day, or just chill out with Khalid himself

2020 is already shaping up to be a good one for music fans and avid concert-goers. A whole line-up of musicians have already announced that they’ll be stopping by Singapore to perform, so count yourselves lucky Singapore. Only more will come.

Jay Chou (Jan 10-11)

Fans of Mandopop ought to know this one. Since his debut during the 2000s, Taiwanese musician Jay Chou has been capturing the hearts of many in Asia thanks to his melodic tunes. He continues to wow us, as he performs on his Jay Chou Carnival World Tour.

Tickets start from $198. More info here.

Bon Iver (Jan 17)

Following their sold-out debut in Singapore in 2016, American indie band Bon Iver will return in 2020 with their latest critically-acclaimed album, i, i, in tow. Definitely don’t miss the Grammy-clinching folktronica group and their infectious tunes.

Tickets from $89. More info here.

Of Monsters and Men (Jan 18)

Popular Icelandic indie band Of Monsters and Men will finally be coming to Singapore as part of their The Fever Dream Tour. Although we’re excited to hear new tunes like “Alligator” live, we’re also hoping they’ll do us a solid and sing the classics like “Little Talks” and “Dirty Paws”.

Tickets from $108. More info here.

Stiff Little Fingers (Feb 13)

One of the pioneering bands in the punk rock industry, Belfast-hailing Stiff Little Fingers have been in the business since the late 1970s as one of the first few prominent international punk bands, among the likes of the Sex Pistols and Ramones. After four decades of experience, the band is still led by frontman Jake Burns, and will be playing in Singapore for the first time.

Tickets from $118. More info here.

Green Day (Mar 8)

Whether you’re a fan of pop, rock or the alternative scene, you’re bound to have heard that Green Day is dropping by for just one night to bring back some old-school punk rock into our lives. The legendary band has laid the foundations in the world of alternative music, with timeless hits such as “Wake Me Up When September Ends”, “American Idiot” and “21 Guns”. Expect lead Billie Joe Armstrong’s iconic nasal whines, coupled with rebellious lyrics that have served as angsty teen-fuel for almost two decades.

Tickets from $108. More info here.

Pentatonix (Feb 11)

American acapella group Pentatonix aka PTX has just wrapped their 44-date North American run and will be stopping by The Star Theatre as part of their world tour. Be sure to catch the three-time Grammy Award-winning vocal sensation live in Singapore this February.

Tickets from $108. More info here.

Garden Beats (Feb 29)

Demonstrate your love for art, nature and of course, music, at Singapore’s first carbon-neutral music festival since 2018. Garden Beats 2020 will be bringing us some of the biggest names in music, like Foals and Sabrina Claudio; don’t miss your chance to party it up, eco-style.

Tickets from $98. More info here.

Ruel (Mar 8)

Best known for his songs “Younger” and “Dazed and Confused”, Aussie youngin’ Ruel will deliver his epic pop tunes at *Scape The Ground Theatre come early March.

Tickets are $88. More info here.

Khalid (Mar 26)

Another young popstar, Khalid has already received a total of six Grammy nominations. The Grammy Award nominee is expected to play songs off his latest album Free Spirit to a large crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Needless to say, we’re looking forward to “Saturday Nights” and “Outta My Head”.

Tickets from $98. More info here.

Tom Walker (Mar 29)

In 2019, British singer-songwriter Tom Walker blew up (once again) for his hit “Better Half of Me”. Now, he’s set to perform at *Scape The Ground Theatre, for his What a Time to Be Alive Tour. Suddenly we’re reminded of Drake and Future.

Tickets from $108. More info here.

Hydeout (Apr 10-18)

A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane, Rita Ora and more, all coming together to perform hits for two entire weekends? Sounds like Coachella to us. Hydeout, a brand new multi-genre experiential music festival will see some of the biggest names around in Singapore’s The Meadows at Gardens by the Bay for an incredible showdown like no other. Saying we can barely wait for the music festival’s debut would be an understatement.

Tickets from $138 for a single day pass. More info here.

Rex Orange County (May 11)

Having completed a sold-out tour in the UK, British singer and multi-instrumentalist Rex Orange County will be arriving in Singapore to perform at the Capitol Theatre in May. Tickets are already selling fast, so better get them quick.

Tickets from $98. More info here.