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Top 5 Places To Enjoy World Music in Singapore

Hit the right notes and expand your music horizon with these aural offerings. 


Missing the sounds of home? These may just be the fix you need right here in Singapore


1. Esplanade

Singapore’s premier arts venue hosts a range of programmes and festivals throughout the year with a variety of international acts performing at various locations around the venue. Upcoming programmes include Super Japan – Japanese Festival of Arts, Holi – Colours of Spring and A Tapestry of Sacred Music. More info here


2. Cuba Libre Cafe & Bar

Sample a selection of live music from South America and the Caribbean and show off your dancing skills right in the heart of Clark Quay. More info here


3. Jump Up Wine Down

Head over to Lime House for the captivating and infectious rhythms of  Afrobeats and Soca music! This monthly Friday night party also showcases new African dance and pop music styles such as Hiplife, Azonto, Kwaito, Kuduro, and Coupé-Décalé. More info here


4. Singapura Dub Club 

Singapura Dub Club brings together a community of Dub, Reggae and Bass music lovers to network, eat and dance on every first Sunday. More info here.


5. Expat Radio 96.3 XFM

The only radio station in Singapore with programmes in Japanese, French, Hindi, Bengali and German. The stations also has slots for World Music throughout the day. More info here


By Muneerah Bee, March 2016 

Photo: Singapura Dub Club’s Facebook page


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