STEFANIE SUN 2014 KEPLER WORLD TOUR
At last, pop queen Stefanie Sun comes home for the eighth stop of her comeback world tour, which started in Taipei in February. Fittingly, she, arguably the biggest-ever pop star from Singapore, is the first pop act to perform at the new National Stadium.
Songs from her album Kepler have already been hogging the charts, so fans should be all set to sing along on tracks such as Kepler, Angel's Fingerprints, Infinite Possibilities and Best Days Of My Youth.
Forecast for Saturday night at the stadium: warm, dazzling and Sunny.
Where: National Stadium MRT: Stadium When: Tomorrow, 8pm Admission: $98 - $208 tickets available from Singapore Sports Hub (call 6333-5000 or go to sportshubtix.sg or a SingPost outlet)
JAZZ IN JULY
The Esplanade's tribute to all things jazz, the Jazz In July series continues with free performances at the venue's Concourse and Outdoor Theatre this weekend. Some highlights include 10-piece jazz band Omniform led by saxophonist and composer Greg Lyons at the Outdoor Theatre tonight. The Southbridge Trio - pianist Wei, bassist Christy Smith and drummer Eddie Layman - will perform three sets at the Concourse on Sunday.
Where: The Esplanade Concourse and Outdoor Theatre MRT: Esplanade When: Every day until July 31, from 4.15pm Admission: Free Info: For details of the acts & timings, go to www.esplanade.com.sg/whats_on/esplanade_presents/other_programmes/jazz_in_july/index.jsp
Eddino Abdul Hadi
SHANGHAI JAZZ NIGHT - JASMINE CHEN AND THE JEREMY MONTEIRO SHANGHAI JAZZ PROJECT
Jazz venue SingJazz Club officially opened yesterday and the celebrations continue this weekend. Tomorrow night, local jazz maestro Jeremy Monteiro teams up with one of Shanghai's most prominent jazz names, singer Jasmine Chen, who is acclaimed by critics for her original, contemporary tunes and jazz reintrepretations of Chinese folk songs. Accompanying the two will be an international line-up of bassist Ren Yuqing from China, Julian Chan from Malaysia and home-grown drummer Tamagoh.
Where: SingJazz Club, 101 Jalan Sultan, 02-00 MRT: Bugis/Lavender When: Tomorrow, 7.15 & 10pm Admission: $30 for each show at the door Tel: 8139-9059
THE SONGS WE SANG
Relive the 1980s heyday of local music movement xinyao with veterans Liang Wern Fook, Eric Moo, Dawn Gan and more. From Friendship Forever to Kopi-O to Youth 123, they gave voice to the hopes and dreams of a generation and beyond. They will perform for free at Bras Basah Complex in a gathering organised by film-maker Eva Tang.
She will be filming it for her xinyao documentary, The Songs We Sang, and has requested those attending not to make their own video and sound recordings.
Where: Bras Basah Complex MRT: Bras Basah When: Sun, 3pm Admission: Free Info: Search for The Songs We Sang on Facebook