Published On: June 3, 2023- Last Updated: October 14, 2023- 6 min read-

Gastro Beats Music Festival Singapore’s Urban Lifestyle Playground

Gastro Beats, a popular food and music festival held in Singapore. Aims to bring together the vibrant culinary scenes of Singapore with live music performances, creating a unique and enjoyable experience for festival goers.

The festival showcases a diverse range of food offerings from both local and international cuisines, where visitors can indulge in a variety of gastronomic delights, including street food, gourmet dishes, desserts, and beverages.

Gastro Beats Music Festival

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The festival emphasizes high-quality and innovative food options, often featuring renowned chefs and vendors who presented their signature dishes.

Here’s a handful of stalls to satisfy your taste buds..

Papi’s Tacos

Papi’s Tacos is a well-known food vendor that has participated in various food festivals and events, specialising in serving authentic Mexican street tacos and other Mexican-inspired dishes.

Diners are welcomed with heartfelt hospitality from a kitchen helmed by Head Chef and Partner, Mauricio Espinoza. Mauricio (A.k.a Papi), from the small town of Papalotla, Mexico.

Papi’s Tacos is known for their fresh and flavorful ingredients, including marinated meats, handmade tortillas, and a variety of toppings and salsas.


A craft beer and food establishment here in Singapore that offers a range of craft beers and a menu of artisanal food options. The craft beers available at CRAFT’B are often sourced from local and international breweries, offering a diverse selection of styles and flavors to cater to different preferences.

For the Gastro Beats event the event comprises of their best sellers in events and Amoy; Craft’ Beef and Chili Prawn Burger and Grass-Fed Ribeye Steak served with their specialty sauces.

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Brings the latest flavour-fling of double-fried, crispy boneless chicken bites as more batter reaches the shores of Singapore for the first time. The hype currently circling around the fried chicken is the mouthwatering flavours from Korea is simply Seoul good.

Central Siam Cuisine

Central Siam Cuisine is a Thai restaurant located in Singapore. It offers a variety of authentic Thai dishes, providing diners with a taste of traditional Thai flavors and culinary techniques.

The restaurant’s menu typically includes popular Thai dishes such as Pad Thai, Green Curry, Tom Yum Soup, Massaman Curry, and Thai-style fried rice whilst often using fresh ingredients and aromatic herbs and spices to create dishes that are flavorful and representative of Thai cuisine.

Central Siam Cuisine will be bring their juicy Moo Ping, grilled to perfection and don’t forget to check out their unique creation of Moo Ping Bun to Gastro Beats Event.

Wado Dining

Showcasing Modern Casual Dining Cuisine with inspiration drawn from European and Asian culinary art picked up by their chefs along their culinary journey.

Offering a range of authentic Japanese dishes with a focus on traditional flavors and techniques Every plate served are carefully crafted with heart and plenty of care to everyone, where quality ingredients are at the heart of cooking.

Big Boy Franks

Offering unique, affordable and high-quality Smash burgers and signature beef/chicken carn corn sauce with hot dogs.

Big Boy Franks popularity continues to grow this can be seen on Instagram with more than 5555 and can be visited Located at 8 Jalan Legundi. Some might say they are the one of best and only Smash Burgers and hotdogs around!

Prices start at $10 for burgers and for Hot Dogs, sides even lower.

With more than 6400 followers on Instagram, Big Boy Franks have grown in popularity and continue to expand into the world of pop up experiences since the Singapore famous Projector Theatre at their Riverside X outlet, Gastrobeats and F1 2023 event.

Additional food vendors

Not forgetting the other food vendors to try out whilst you search for your perfect mouth watering cuisine.

JJ Royal Coffee, No Time Hot Pot, Swirlies Gelato, Earle Swensen’s, Chagee, You Tiao Man, Jeffo’s, Swensen’s, One-B 2022 (Japanese), Baoderful, Mia Tavola,  Gyushi One-B 2022 (Satay), DAMN MEATS, 2 Ninja 1 Fatty and Shott and Ccook

In addition to the culinary delights, Gastro Beats Music Festival features live music performances from local and international artists across various genres. From jazz and blues to pop and rock, the festival catered to a wide range of musical tastes. Visitors can enjoy performances while savoring their food, creating a lively and vibrant atmosphere.

Artist line up…


53A is a popular Singaporean band known for their soulful and energetic performances. The band is composed of talented musicians, leading voice Sara Wee, vocalist and lead guitarist Amir Shazwan, vocalist and bassist Bani Hidir, vocalist and drummer Helman Kamal and vocal power house and talented keyboardist Lisa Haryono.

53A has gained a significant following in Singapore and has performed at various events, festivals, and venues across the country. Best known for their dynamic stage presence, engaging the audience with their vibrant performances and infectious energy.

The band’s repertoire consists of a mix of original songs as well as covers of popular hits. Their music often incorporates catchy melodies, groovy rhythms, and heartfelt lyrics, creating a sound that appeals to a wide range of listeners.

Over the years, 53A has established themselves as one of the prominent bands in Singapore’s music scene, captivating audiences with their engaging live shows. Having released their own music and have also collaborated with other local artists, further contributing to the vibrant music culture in Singapore.

Shirlyn & The UnXpected

Shirlyn & The UnXpected is a popular Singaporean band known for their unique blend of jazz, pop, and soul music. Led by lead vocalist Shirlyn Wong, the band has gained a strong following in Singapore’s music scene.

Shirlyn & The UnXpected is known for their captivating live performances, engaging audiences with their soulful vocals, tight instrumentals, and energetic stage presence. They have performed at various events, festivals, and venues across Singapore, entertaining audiences with their vibrant and dynamic shows.

The band’s repertoire includes a mix of original songs and covers, showcasing their versatility and musicality. Their music often features elements of jazz and soul, fused with contemporary pop influences, creating a distinct and enjoyable sound.

Do check out Gastro Beats Live Stage for dates and up to date line up

Gastro Beats music festival also provides a platform for up-and-coming local talents, allowing them to showcase their skills and gain exposure to a wider audience with the GastroBeats Fresh Voice Open Mic Session.

This aspect of the festival contributes to the celebration of Singapore’s diverse and vibrant arts and culture scene.

If the live stage is not your thing, do check out the Kiztopia zone, end to end fun on the giant inflatables, sure to bring out the child in everyone. Best to purchase your tickets in advance to access the giant inflatables.

Gastro Beats Kiztopia

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The festival typically takes place over a span of several days or weeks opening 1St June, offering visitors ample opportunities to explore different food vendors and enjoy the live music performances.

If you’re looking for things to do this June, then a good place to check out is Gastro Beats. Singapore’s Urban Lifestyle Playground

Cost: Free
Time: 1 – 25 June 2023, 4 PM- 11 PM Daily
Location: Bay Front Events Space, 12A Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018970

If Gastro Beats is not your thing, check out our list of Things to Do around Singapore

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