Live venues brighten nightlife

Singapore ups entertainment options

Singapore is rapidly shaking off its staid image with an increasing number of vibrant entertainment options. From annual events like Esplanade’s Mosaic music festival and dance festival, Fort Canning Park’s WOMAD, and international DJs spinning in clubs and cabarets, Singapore’s burgeoning nightlife scene is a far cry from chewing-gum bans and jaywalking fines.

St. James Power Station
3 Sentosa Gateway
What’s there: Built in 1927 as Singapore’s first coal-fired power station, it promises options like the Bellini Room, offering live swing and big band music, and world-music bar Movida.

Ministry of Sound
The Cannery, Clarke Quay
What’s there: Currently the biggest Ministry of Sound club in the world, at approximately 40,000 square feet with a capacity of 3,000-plus. Iconic club houses different music concepts and regular guest DJs.

Esplanade Theaters on the Bay
What’s there: A collection of eye-catching bayfront buildings, Esplanade Theaters on the Bay is a performing arts center with an aim to be internationally recognized for its creativity and sense of adventure. It hosts festivals, art installations, dance, theater and concerts.

Crazy Horse Paris
Clarke Quay
What’s there: In December 2005, Singapore became the first Asian city to host a Crazy Horse Paris cabaret, which originated in the French capital more than 50 years ago.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Scene News from Variety