Gig picks for the weekend: Russian Circles, Embrace Them Ghosts and more

 

RUSSIAN CIRCLES

Chicago heavy rockers Russian Circles return to Asia with new music. The instrumental trio, known for pushing musical boundaries with their brand of unique atmospheric heavy rock, are here to perform tunes from their latest album Memorial.

Where: Zouk, 17 Jiak Kim Street MRT: Orchard When: Sun, 8 - 11pm Admission: $65 at the door, limited tickets available


STREET NOISE SG X EMBRACE THEM GHOSTS & FRIENDS

Part of a new live music series called The Dead Disaster, home-grown metalcore act Embrace Them Ghosts will perform alongside friends and fellow musicians for a night of heavy rock and metal. Move to the beats of metalcore and hardcore act Allegiance as well as hardcore bands Straight Forward and Out For Blood, among others.

Where: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/City Hall When: Tomorrow, 3 - 10pm Admission: $12 at the door, $15 after 5pm


ORIGINAL SUNDAYS

Events production company Red Kite teams up with Beer Market in Original Sundays, a live music series to showcase up-and-coming local music talent. In this weekend's instalment, groove to the emotionally charged tunes of alternative folk act Bravepaper and the optimism of rock quintet Stopgap. The bands will be sharing their musical journey before their performance.

Where: Beer Market, 3B River Valley Road, 01-17/02-02 MRT: Clarke Quay When: Sun, from 8pm Admission: Free


-- PHOTOS: SARGENT HOUSE, ZOUK MANAGEMENT, FHAGE, MIRA

KITSUNE CLUB NIGHT

Frenchman Gildas Loaec, one of the founders of hip electronic music and fashion label Kitsune, takes over Velvet Underground tonight with a set that promises to rock the socks off any fan of indie-electro music. Kitsune Club Night is a touring showcase of the record label, which represents top-notch indie artists such as German electronic music duo Digitalism and English electronic music act Simian Mobile Disco. If these artists are a reflection of Loaec's taste in music, one can expect no less than a riveting night on the dance floor.

Where: Velvet Underground, Zouk, 17 Jiak Kim Street MRT: Orchard When: Tonight, from 10pm Admission: $28 for women & $33 for men (includes two standard drinks)

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