You won’t have to save the last dance as this week is jam-packed with parties. If you’re in to take a break from all the dancing, catch enchanting dance performances at Ballet Under the Stars 2018 over a light picnic instead.

Foodpanda Introduces the Ultimate Gourmet Block Party: Bites & Vibes

Eat, unwind, and be merry as Foodpanda takes over the iconic Amoy Street with pop-up food stalls and bars, live bands, DJs, and wellness activities. Reward yourself with bites from popular dining establishments such as Vatos Urban Tacos, Burger Joint, and  The Market Grill after working up a sweat from interactive fitness classes from Pure Yoga, WeBarre, and F45 Training. Music, being the life and soul of a street party, will be performed by homegrown musicians such as Sam Rui and DJ Sivanesh Pillai, and other international artistes. A step in the right direction, Foodpanda’s block party will also be going green in style!

Bites & Vibes will be happening at Amoy Street on Sunday, 9 September 2018 from 12pm – 10pm. Admission is free. 

Music Matters Live 2018: First Wave of Artist Lineup

Running from 7 September – 12 September 2018, Music Matters Live returns for its 13th edition at Singapore’s most vibrant nightlife playground, Clark Quay. Expect more than thirty acts from over thirteen different countries with electronic group Chores (New Zealand), blues artist Ben Catley (Australia), and rapper DANakaDAN (America) being some of those performing during the first wave. Bust a move  and have a ball at this showcase of some of the most promising bands around.

Music Matters Live 2018 is happening from 7 September – 11 September 2018 at Clark Quay. Admission is free.

Cipta Cita 2018: Celebrating the Malay Language through Music, Theatre and Poetry

Paying tribute to the fluidity of the Malay language, Cipta Cita is back with power-packed performances by artists from Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. With music entrances from the likes of Malaysian pop band, Couple, Indonesian bogor band, Life Cicla, and local musicians, concert-goers are sure to be treated to a kaleidoscope of genres unique to each artiste. For something with a bit of an emotional hook, theatre lovers can listen in on promising dramatised script readings.

Cipta Cita 2018 is happening from 7 September – 9 September 2018 at the Esplanade Annexe Studio. Admission is free.

RIOT Hosted by Becca D’ Bus

This drag queen is returning to the limelight with musical revues and fabulous costumes to flaunt for your amusement. Described as the “louder, braver, and brasher” version of himself, performer Eugene Tan’s alter-ego as Becca D’ Bus showcases her flamboyant exterior along with her colourful but definitely entertaining vocabulary. There will also be an official after party, Yum Yum Disco Dong, for you to bust a move or two at! Join Becca D’ Bus at Hard Rock Café Singapore for a night of comedy and curious antics, drag queen style!

RIOT Hosted by Becca D’ Bus will be happening at Hard Rock Café Singapore on Saturday, September 8 from 9.45pm – 11.30pm. Click here to purchase tickets 

Ballet Under the Stars 2018 by Singapore Dance Theatre

One of Singapore’s most anticipated event on the dance calendar, Ballet Under the Starts is back for a weekend of masterpieces from renowned the Singaporean choreographer and dance prodigy, Choo-San Goh. In celebration of the Singapore Dance Theatre’s 30th Anniversary, Ballet Under the Stars will be showcasing three of his most rousing creations – Unknown Territory, Schubert Symphony, and Fives. Kick back and marvel at the spellbinding beauty of some these performances.

Ballet Under the Stars 2018 is happening from 7 – 9 September 2018 at Fort Canning Park. Click here to purchase tickets.

Top image: Ben Catley