With a lineup of exciting concerts happening in July 2023, music can go on top of the list. We’ve compiled a list of the concerts happening in chronological order, at least the ones we know of.
You Me At Six—4 July
You Me At Six, the acclaimed English pop-punk band, is set to make an anthemic return to Singapore after a long-awaited seven years. Their comeback makes its way at the same stage they performed at *SCAPE Ground Theatre. With the release of their newest album Truth Decay, the band seamlessly balances the roots of their past emo music while embracing a contemporary sound — a look into the future.
Muhammad Hafiz—7 July
Muhammad Hafiz, also known as Apis, is bringing his mesmerising synths of chillwave beats to Singapore for the first time. With a semblance of jazz and groovy 80s disco sensibilities, Apis’ new project, me with my partner in crime takes his listeners on the ride of digital nostalgia. At the intimate setting of the charming The Arts House, unwind with his narrative beats. Tickets go on sale on 26 June 2023.
Bang Yongguk—16 July
Mononymously known as Yongguk, the former leader of the boy band B.A.P, is set to embark on an Asian tour, one of which is Singapore. After becoming the first recruited artist of the newly established agency, YY Entertainment, in March, Yongguk released his highly anticipated second mini album, THE COLORS OF LOVE on 2 May. Ride or Die, the powerful title track dropped with a luminous-hued music video that is a peek into the colours the singer and rapper will unveil in his concert here.
Peach Tree Rascals—19 July
From their breakout hit Mariposa, Peach Tree Rascals has taken the internet by storm. The genre-blending band makes charismatic and honest tunes about vulnerability, resonating with their listeners on a personal level. Weaving different elements of pop, R&B and indie rock into their sound, uplift your spirits by catching them at Hard Rock Cafe.
dhruv, the rising London-born but Singapore-raised singer makes a return to where he grew up in, this July at The Theatre At Mediacorp. When his viral hit double take took over Tiktok in 2019, his name quickly rose to become a prominent name in the regional pop music scene. As a young, queer Indian man, his subsequent releases touch on his personal experiences with love and relationships. Feel an intimate connection with the rising star’s tender R&B melodies this July.
Sabrina Carpenter—27 July
Belt your hearts out and delve into the depths of your emotions with pop’s rising superstar, Sabrina Carpenter. On her emails i can’t send Asia tour, those draft emails will be sent out to the listeners that resonate with her sweet-sounding tunes on the themes of regret and a hope to rekindle what has been lost. The Nonsense singer’s tongue-in-cheek expressions in her lyricism will provide a cathartic experience, especially if you’re a fan of Taylor Swift. Re-live your heartbreak with Carpenter at Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
J Balvin—28 July
Hailed as the Prince of Reggaeton and a true trailblazer of the genre’s second generation, J Balvin is bringing his explosive energy to Singapore. Following the monumental success of his chart-topping hits like “Mi Gente” and his collaboration on the global phenomenon “Despacito,” Balvin’s influence reaches far and wide. The unique fusion of Latin energy and Trap production makes up his signature reggaeton style, ready for an incredible time as part of Marina Bay Sands’ inaugural Music Festival – Where Music Takes Over.
This article originally appeared on Men’s Folio Singapore.