This is the week to get schooled, whether it’s with stellar brews at Singapore’s latest taproom or quite literally at a back-to-school music spectacle. Then, get your Chinese New Year digs ready at Keeper’s annual sale or munch away at the brand new Eatbox event.

Eatbox x Baconbeats

Artbox Singapore was a massive success, so of course something like Eatbox was bound to come along. This double weekend extravaganza at Downtown East is slated to 50 local and regional F&B brands, and we’re not lying to say that our stomachs are already anticipating the yummies. Jumping along into the fryer is Bacon Beats — five days of live music performances curated by EATMEPOPTART along with resident DJs weelikeme and KIDG. Also on the lineup are sizzling acts like Riot !n Magenta, Subsonic Eye, Joie Tan, Pleasantry, and YAØ.

Soak up the gluttonous beats from 11 to 13 & 18 to 19 January 2019 at Downtown East D’Marquee, 3pm – 11pm daily. Admission to Eatbox is free, while tickets for Baconbeats are available online from $15. For more details, check out the event page here.

Keepers Red Letter Sale 

The Keepers Red Letter Sale is quite possibly Singapore’s largest designer sale, and by that we mean discounts of up to 80% off your favourite local designers. Happening over two levels at the National Design Centre, this is your chance to snag some sweet deals from more than 50 homegrown brands across fashion, food, and furnishing, including Aijek, Butterknife Folk, Demochoco, GRAYE, Epigram Books, K.BLU Swim, and Eden+Elie. Don’t say we bojio!

Shop till you drop from 11 to 13 January 2019 at Keepers, 11am – 7pm daily. Admission is free. For more details, check out the event page here.

Orh Gao Taproom Grand Opening

Is there a more local sounding beer spot than Orh Gao Taproom? As they get ready to launch their operations, come join them for a grand opening filled with free beers at random intervals through the afternoon till late. Or you know, actually pay for their extraordinary selection of beers on tap at one-night-only prices. Participate in the lucky draw and you might win some limited edition beers, special merch, and food vouchers to bring home.

Get drunk on beer on Saturday, 12 January 2019 at Orh Gao Taproom, 4pm – 12am. For more details, check out the event page here.

SCAPE Invasion’s Back to School Festival

Got the school blues? Catch your favourite local musicians in action as they put on their nerdiest digs at *SCAPE Invasion’s Back to School Festival. With three categories to sign up for, Charlie Lim, Inch Chua, and Theodora head up the class of Electro-Pop, while the old guards Caracal and Stopgap handle the class of Rock together with new outfit ROYAL ESTATE. Let’s not forget the class of Hip-Hop, set to dazzle with all-stars Yung Raja, Fariz Jabba, and Akeem Jahat. Filling up your tummy are nostalgic canteen snacks you won’t want to forget.

Fuel up on your music needs on Saturday, 12 January 2019 at SCAPE, 5pm – 10.30pm. Tickets available from $10 via Peatix. For more details, check out the event page here.

The Council x DTW presents Project Pablo

Party stalwarts The Council has teamed up with electronic collective Darker Than Wax to bring you a series of parties set to bridge the boogie and four-on-the-floor with some groovy funk. The first edition of the year sees Vancouver native Patrick Holland aka Project Pablo, a long-standing house favourite who has built an impressive discography with labels such as Royal Oak, Spring Theory, and Magicwire. This Saturday, get lost in his walking basslines and loose-swung disco beats drizzled with bright melodies to get you moving.

Steal the dancefloor with Project Pablo on Saturday, 12 January 2019 at TUFF Club, 11pm– late. Cover charge priced at $25. For more details, check out the event page here.