Death Cab For Cutie to perform here in July

American alternative rock veterans Death Cab For Cutie will be back in Singapore for a show at the Esplanade Theatre on July 25.

The Washington-based band, known for acclaimed indie rock albums such as Transatlanticism (2003) and Codes And Keys (2011), released their ninth album, Thank You For Today, last year.

Fronted by singer and guitarist Ben Gibbard, the band also comprise bassist Nick Harmer, multi-instrumentalists Dave Depper and Zac Rae, as well as drummer Jason McGerr.

They have performed three times in Singapore - at The Coliseum in 2016, Fort Canning Park in 2012 and the Esplanade Concert Hall in 2008.

The band have received eight Grammy nominations, including for Best Alternative Music Album for Narrow Stairs in 2009, The Open Door EP in 2010 and Codes And Keys in 2012.

Standard tickets from $68 to $148 go on sale for Esplanade&Me members and readers of music website Bandwagon tomorrow at 9am.

Public tickets sales start on Tuesday at midnight. Go to or Sistic (

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 20, 2019, with the headline 'Death Cab For Cutie to perform here in July'. Subscribe