Eddino Abdul Hadi, Music Correspondent recommends

Amei/Amit Utopia World Tour, Exo, Eir Aoi World Tour 2015, All Things New

Mandopop queen A-mei.
Mandopop queen A-mei.PHOTOS: UNIVERSAL MUSIC, AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, SONY MUSIC, HOOD BAR & CAFE

AMEI/AMIT UTOPIA WORLD TOUR

Mandopop queen A-mei, named the Best Mandarin Female Singer at the 26th Golden Melody Awards last year, is back to perform at the National Stadium, 17 years after she last played there. The massive show is part of her global Amei/Amit Utopia World Tour.

WHERE: National Stadium MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $68 to $288 from SportsHubTix. Go to www.sportshub.com.sg or call 6653-8900)


EXO PLANET #2 - THE EXO'LUXION - IN SINGAPORE

One of the most talked-about K-pop groups in recent times, South Korean-Chinese boyband Exo (above) have a fervent worldwide following. Besides best-known hits such as Growl, Overdose and Call Me Baby, one of the group's most recent singles is their Star Wars-themed ditty, Lightsaber.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 6pm and Sunday , 3.30pm ADMISSION: $128 to $288 from SportsHubTix. Go to www.sportshub.com.sg or call 6653-8900


EIR AOI WORLD TOUR 2015 - ROCK THE WORLD!! - IN SINGAPORE

Japanese singer Eir Aoi (above), who rescheduled her concert here last year in October because of the haze, will finally perform for her Singapore fans tomorrow. It is the first solo gig here for the singer who gained fame through theme songs for anime series such as Fate/Zero, Mobile Suit Gundam Age and Sword Art Online.

WHERE: The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $88 and $148 (includes an autographed poster) from Sistic. Go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555


ALL THINGS NEW

All Things New, the Esplanade's month-long series of free shows featuring new home-grown acts, continues this weekend and the coming week. These gigs will feature Noise Singapore Award winner and electronic act Canvas Conversations, alternative quintet The Quartermasters, singer- songwriter Rahul Advani (above), jazz trio The Suitcase and indie-rockers Cadence.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre and Concourse MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Various times this month ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/all-things-new

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 08, 2016, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe