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#SunshineNationPICKS : 4 Apr - 8 Apr 2018

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Whether you were away or stayed in Singapore, we hope you had an amazing long Easter weekend! It's set to be another great weekend here, with tons of events happening every day - it was hard to cut it down to one per day! Who says there's nothing to do in Singapore?

P.S. Look out for an exclusive Sunshine Nation deal in this post!


WEDNESDAY, 4 APRIL @ KILO LOUNGE

Emonightsg: The B-Sides

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If at any point in your life were you into the emo, pop punk days of Blink 182, My Chemical Romance, Yellowcard or Paramore, this night is for you. A monthly mid-week breather from your regular Hip Hop/ House/ Techno club nights, get ready to jump all night and lose your voice singing along to songs you loved in the 90s & early 2000s. Expect to hear alternative music, from indie to grunge to pop punk and emo and immerse yourself in a world beside the regular.

Entry is $18, inc of 1 drink /// Facebook event page


THURSDAY, 5 APRIL @ DRAMA CENTRE

Thick Beats for Good Girls

by Checkpoint Theatre

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"THICK BEATS FOR GOOD GIRLS is the electrifying collaboration between performance-poet Pooja Nansi and playwright Jessica Bellamy, who ask a ton of questions about the balancing act that is being a woman, an ethnic or religious minority and-God forbid-a hip-hop enthusiast."

We're looking forward to this fresher than fresh, coming-of-age theatre piece about two girls finding a sense of belonging while rapping along to lyrics your mom wouldn't approve of. Hip Hop and theatre? We're in. 

Tickets are priced at $45 on sistic. /// Facebook event page


FRIDAY, 6 APRIL @ MARINA BAY SANDS

Sunshine Nation Swing at SingJazz

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 The Singapore International Jazz Festival 2018 returns for it’s 5th anniversary this year and we’re so excited to celebrate by kicking the weekend off with a killer party! Featuring some incredible acts on the Main Stage such as Electro-swing legends Parov Stelar, Electronic singer-songwriter Sebastien Tellier, Jazz-electronica trio from Manchester GoGo Penguin, Brazilian guitarist-vocalist Paulinho Garcia and live-loop singer/ songwriter Weish

Get ready for a double stage dance fest with the grooviest local and international acts in the gorgeous setting of Marina Bay Sands. At 10pm, move onto more incredible music as the party continues onto The Late Show at the Sands Expo, featuring UK soul-dance legends Soul II Soul, Grammy Award winning singer Estelle, Hip Hop & Soul inspired multi-instrumentalist Tim De Cotta followed by super star DJs, Sasha and Ferry Corsten.

 Join the Sunshine Nation Crew for an evening of full-blown, live entertainment in a gorgeous setting - worthy of a fantastic Friday night out. 

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SATURDAY, 7 APRIL @ 138 ROBINSON RD

TUFF CLUB presents TropicLab

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Looking for a new workout regime? Well there's a new late night fitness programme in town and you're bound to work up a sweat. TUFF CLUB is a pop-up club located right in the middle of the CBD and is set to shake up Singapore's nightlife scene for the next 3 months. 

"Get ready to work up a sweat and go full beast mode as the boys from TropicLabHaan & Jamie React, dive head first into darker shades of techno to dish out the rolling basslines, thumping percussives and hard-hitting bangers that is sure to send the dance floor into a Leg Day frenzy."

Entry is $20 (No ID, no entry) /// Facebook event page.


SUNDAY, 8 APRIL @ 315 OUTRAM RD

The Vintage Fair: A Walk In The Park!

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Whether you've just moved into a new apartment, love constantly re-decorating your home or are just looove everything vintage - this might be the perfect Sunday for you. Back for it's fourth year, organiser and vintage furniture store Journey East has partnered up with some of the best of Singapore's vintage community to bring you The Vintage Fair - a relaxed, retro Sunday. Expect authentic and inspired vintage memorabilia, fashion, furniture, décor and accessories, and apparently, gin and tonic!

Free entry, payment to vendors in cash only /// Facebook event page.


That's all folks! We hope to see you at the opening night of SingJazz this Friday. Come and say hi! 

@thesunshinenation & #SunshineNationPICKS

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xoxo, Sunshine Nation

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Sunshine Nation, Singapore

Sunshine Nation is a new kind of event and travel company that creates, markets and operates innovative lifestyle entertainment concepts.