What: Sunrise on the Bandwagon Riverboat
Where: Stewords Riverboat, Marina Coastal Drive, Singapore.
When: Friday 1st September, 10pm til late
Who: Troja, Jonathan Kusuma, Tony Blunt, Adrian Wee, Cats On Crack, Julien Brochard, Shane O’Neill, Satish K and DJ Amber H.
Why: After a successful first edition which attracted 400 party punters, Sunrise on the Bandwagon Riverboat returns on board Southeast Asia’s only Mississippi Riverboat. Singapore’s underground mastermind, The Council, has curated a stellar lineup of local and international selectors that will party with you all night till sunrise.
What: Vivid presents Dubfire in kyō Kuala Lumpur
Where: kyō Kuala Lumpur
When: Friday 8th September, 10pm - 4am
Who: Dubfire, Godwin P, and Otherkind
Why: It’s been awhile since techno demigod Dubfire set foot in Kuala Lumpur, and much to the delight of his fans, his return will see him take over the decks of kyō. Vivid, brought to you by the host venue themselves, is a series underground nights that aim to add new sounds to the already loud city of Kuala Lumpur.
What: Elysium presents Eli Escobar
Where: Elysium Bar + Terrace, Wisma Goldhill, Kuala Lumpur
When: Saturday 9th September, 10pm - 3am
Who: Eli Escobar, Shazan, Xes Xes Loveseat and Axel Groove.
Why: One of New York City’s most reputable tastemakers is set to make his debut on Malaysian soil. Whether he’s keeping it real at clubs across the capital (and beyond) or releasing supercharged disco bombs on labels like Nervous and Strictly Rhythm, Escobar rarely steps out of his 4/4 beat. As one third of the Tiki Disco parties in Bushwick, as well as running his own Night People label, the NYC native has been putting his own twist on the city’s house and disco soundtrack, joining the dots between yesterday’s golden era classics and today’s club
What: Zouk Kuala Lumpur presents John Digweed
Where: Zouk Kuala Lumpur
When: Friday 15th September, 10pm - 4am
Who: John Digweed supported by Terence C
Why: Why one should catch Digweed in action is pretty much self-explanatory. The British legend has been making his rounds in Asia alongside Sasha performing at all major Ultra festivals in the region. This time around, fans in Malaysia will get the opportunity to dance up a storm with Digweed up close and personal.
What: The Podium Lounge Singapore 2017
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
When: Saturday 15th - 18th September, 10pm - 4am
Who: Macy Gray, Coolio and Pixie Geldof
Why: In its ninth consecutive year in Singapore, this sell-out, celebrity packed event returns to the Grand Ballroom of The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore. The venue will be dramatically transformed into a glamorous ultra-lounge with a dizzying overhead catwalk and VIP balconies, offering a luxurious party experience with other F1 enthusiasts. The Podium Lounge Singapore follows successful star-studded events around the globe in Abu Dhabi, Monaco and Melbourne. Former Ferrari F1 driver turned DJ, Giancarlo Fisichella will also be taking over the decks at The Podium Lounge.
What: The Sweatbox presents Nic Fanciulli
Where: Elysium Bar + Terrace, Wisma Goldhill
When: Saturday 16th September, 10pm - 6am
Who: Nic Fanciulli, Obadius, Otherkind, Alam and Victor G
Why: Celebrate Malaysia Day with world-class house and techno legend Nic Fanciulli taking over The Sweatbox for its infamous weekend soiree. It’s been eight years since the Brit was last on Malaysian shores and his return to Kuala Lumpur has been highly anticipated. With some of the city’s current favourite party starters, this event already looks as epic as ever.
What: Tiger #UncageMusic presents FKJ
Where: The Bee Publika, Kuala Lumpur
When: Sunday 17th September, 7.30pm - 11.30pm
Who: FKJ supported by Shelhiel and Brindha Kumar
Why: The multi-instrumentalist FKJ is touring the world to promote his debut album French Kiwi Juice, and Kuala Lumpur is lucky to be part of his journey. Perfect for mellowed chillers and energetic ravers alike, don't miss a night of incredibly groovy loops, classy hip hop rhythms and gloriously funky bass lines. FKJ will also be hitting Kilo Singapore on September 13th and Zen at Central World in Bangkok on September 15th.
What: Kilo Lounge presents Uner
Where: Kilo Lounge, Tanjong Pagar, Singapore
When: Friday 22nd September, 10pm - 3am
Who: Uner and Haan
Why: Uner is the perfect ambassador representing today’s generation of Spanish electronic music artists. From his stellar debut on Diynamic, right up to remixing his idol Laurent Garnier in 2015, the Spaniard continues to bask in a string of success. Uner also has his own label, Solar Distance, which is going strong and deals in a delicious brand of deep house and tech house.
Where: Stewords Riverboat, Marina Coastal Drive, Singapore
When: Saturday 23rd September, 11pm - 7am
Who: Marco Shuttle, Cabbit, 3HM and Cajak
Why: Interstellar connects cutting edge music and visual arts with otherworldly concepts. In the past they have brought names such as Robert Leiner, µ-Ziq, Marcus Henriksson, Bandulu, Patrik Skoog, Shifted, Milton Bradley, Sigha, Jane Fitz, Ø [Phase], Neel and Ulf Eriksson to the region, while organizing one of Asia's largest alternative outdoor festivals to date, the Eclipse Festival, in 2016.
What: After Dark’s Anniversary with Loco Dice
Where: Kilo Lounge, Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore
When: Saturday 30th September, 10pm - 4am
Who: Loco Dice, Nuno Dos Santos and DJ Zig Zach
Why: Singapore club night After Dark has hosted a plethora of amazing parties at various venues in the Lion City. They even collaborated with local collective Blackout to host the amazing Island Escape party back in May. Their mission has always been to bring people and smiles back to the dance floor with sweaty basslines, quirky ideas, and good vibes. After four years of successfully realising their cause, After Dark continues to be one of the most innovative nights in the city.