Plainsunset's last gig, Straydogs' 50th anniversary teadance, and more

Catch local rock band Plainsunset (comprising, from left, Jonathan Chan, Nizam Sukri, Helmi Abdul Rahman and Norsham Husaini), who have made their mark on the indie music scene for more than 20 years, at their final show.
Catch local rock band Plainsunset (comprising, from left, Jonathan Chan, Nizam Sukri, Helmi Abdul Rahman and Norsham Husaini), who have made their mark on the indie music scene for more than 20 years, at their final show. PHOTOS: SECRET SIGNALS, HOOD BAR & CAFE, TIMES EDITION

Boon Chan Media Correspondent and Eddino Abdul Hadi Music Correspondent recommend

THE FINAL RUN

Catch local rock band Plainsunset (comprising Jonathan Chan, Nizam Sukri, Helmi Abdul Rahman and Norsham Husaini), who have made their mark on the indie music scene for more than 20 years, at their final show. 

WHERE: Esplanade Annexe Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $15, cash only, at the door

Boon Chan


LOVE LIVE! PILE LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Hori Eriko is a voice actress, singer and actress from Tokyo, better known as Pile. Her debut voice-acting role was as talented singer and pianist Maki Nishikino in the schoolgirl music anime, Love Live!.

WHERE: Kallang Theatre, 1 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $138 and $168 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)

Boon Chan


SKELETONS - MUSIC VIDEO LAUNCH

Alternative rock band Koji launch their latest music video with help from supporting acts - hard rockers Tacit Aria, pop-punk outfit Morning Martians and rock band Supersect.

WHERE: Lithe House, 23 Madras Street MRT: Rochor WHEN: Tomorrow, 6pm ADMISSION: $10

Boon Chan


THE STRAYDOGS 50TH ANNIVERSARY TEADANCE 

Blues and R&B veterans The Straydogs (photo) were a formidable force in the Singapore music scene in the 1960s and 1970s.

They are known for singles such as Cold Morning and Freedom and used to perform regularly at venues such as the now-defunct Golden Venus club.

To mark their 50th anniversary, several members are reuniting for this special gig, which will also include sets by fellow veterans Pests Infested and Blues 77. 

WHERE: Hood Bar & Cafe, 05-07 Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Sunday, 2pm ADMISSION: $20, includes one drink

Eddino Abdul Hadi


FLYING SYRUP - SPIRIT OF 8 (EP LAUNCH)

What does a Britpop band (photo) that started out as a cover band in Indonesia and are now based in Singapore sound like?

Find out at the launch of Flying Syrup's EP, Spirit Of 8.

WHERE: Hood Bar & Cafe, 05-07 Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow, 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free

Boon Chan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 02, 2016, with the headline 'Gig Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe