Places Where You’ll Experience the Best of Live Music in Singapore

Singapore’s nightscape is studded with upscale watering holes and fine dining restaurants, and the best of these features is a live music scene that attracts a crowd looking for something more than the ordinary. Whether you’re looking to enjoy an evening out with your family foot-tapping to country tunes or out with your buddies, headbanging to a classic rock song, Singapore has it all. Here is our list of bars with live music of varying genres. 

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Crazy Elephant 

The Crazy Elephant is a casual bar to have a great time with your friends, listen to live bands, and have a few cocktails. Frequented by both locals and tourists for its great food and a wide range of bands, it’s one of the most happening live music venues in the city. The Clarke Quay bus station is only about 100 meters from the venue, so a quick walk after a short commute.


The average price is about $32 per person.

Best things about Crazy Elephant

  • No reservations, you can walk right in
  • Rock’ n’ roll and blues music
  • No dress code

Hard Rock Café

Set up at the heart of the city, Hard Rocke Café is a live music venue to head to for anyone looking for a touch of the familiar. The booze and burgers are as awesome as they are everywhere else, and their live band performance is the best in the city. Every popular band performs here, attracting a range of crowd. The closest bus stop is at Delfi Orchard on the orchard road and is a 2-minute walk from the venue. 


The average cost is about $35 per person.

Best things about Hard Rock Café

  • Classic American dishes
  • Beer, cocktails, and mocktails
  • Lots of hip bands

Cool Cats

For a feeling of the old and classy, visit Cool Cats with your date or close friends dressed all smart and hip. It is popular as a live music venue featuring Jazz, Blues, and R&B music played by well-known and upcoming artists. You will also love their range of drinks and snacks. Located at one of the most happening places, it’s easy to get here by bus. All you need to do is take any route that stops at Aft Raffles Hotel on Beach road. 


Drinks start around $18 and Snacks around $8.

Best things about Cool Cats

  • Conducts private events
  • You need to be dressed in smart casual
  • Jazz, Blues and R&B music


Maduro is a classy club for the elites, the seats are limited, and half of it is only open by invite. The rest of it features excellent live music and a place where you can rub elbows with the famous. There are three bus stops close to the destination and one right next to it on the Holland Road.


Steep. There’s also a $30 cover charge on weekends, which can be redeemed for a drink.

Best things about Maduro

  • Elegant and classy venue
  • Jazz music with guest performers
  • Limited entry
  • Great drinks

Wala Wala Cafe Bar

This is one of the best bars with live music to chill for everyone. Whether you are visiting with your friends or family, there’s something here for everyone. Enjoy the ambiance of the two-storied venue and their excellent western cuisine with pasta, pizza, chicken wings beer, and more while you listen to a range of bands that flock here.


The average cost is about $39.

Best things about Wala Wala Cafe Bar

  • Wide range of music including rock, pop, soul and acoustic folk
  • Diverse crowd
  • Great beer with western cuisine

LuLu’s Lounge

Lulu’s lounge not only has a happening music scene, but its dance floor is lit! This is where you go with your friends for a fun night out or take your date out for a good time. There’s a whole range of music being played out here, including Jazz, funk, hip-hop, and rock. The cocktails and food are also very reminiscent of everything retro.


The average cost is about $8 per person.

Best things about Wala Wala Café Bar

  • Live band bar with funky interiors and good ambiance 
  • Wide range of music starting from blues to hip-hop
  • Facilities for a group party


Hero’s is where you need to head to for a night of plenty of fun and live music. It’s definitely the place you want to be when the world cup is around as there’s no place which celebrates it better! So get together with your best buds and head right to Hero’s. It’s most popular feature is the VIP area, where you get to pour your own ice-cold beer with taps that are built into the tables!


The average cost is about $10 per person.

Best things about Wala Wala Café bar

  • Rock and Pop music live from local and international bands
  • Live streaming of sports and events
  • Self-service
  • Huge Venue

Now that you know where to find the best live music in Singapore, pack your bags and get going to experience it! Use redBus to get around. It’s a convenient and affordable means of travel. You can get the best deals and great discounts on bus tickets, hotel bookings, and even sightseeing tours.