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Gig Picks: Hacken Lee & Joey Yung live Around the World in Singapore

Hacken Lee and Joey Yung
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HACKEN LEE & JOEY YUNG LIVE AROUND THE WORLD IN SINGAPORE

For the first time, Singapore fans of Cantopop stars Hacken Lee and Joey Yung can catch them together in a concert here. Lee has been active on television shows of late, taking part in King Of Mask Singer last year and I Am A Singer this year. He came in fifth on I Am A Singer, ahead of Yung's seventh position. As a double act, they are a winning proposition, selling out 12 shows at the Hong Kong Coliseum.

WHERE: Resorts World Ballroom, Resorts World Convention Centre, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sunday, 8pm ADMISSION: $128 to $288 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)

Boon Chan


SPECTRUM MUSIC FESTIVAL

The wide range of sounds that makes up Singapore's electronic music scene will be on display at this festival organised by the NUS Electronic Music Lab and the NUS Centre for the Arts. Held over two sessions dubbed Solar and Lunar, the event features acts such as Disco Hue, Ocean's Children (photo), Mitch Advent and Canvas Conversations.

WHERE: University Cultural Centre, National University of Singapore, 50 Kent Ridge Crescent MRT: Kent Ridge/Clementi WHEN: Tomorrow, 3.30 and 7.30pm ADMISSION: $18 for one session, $28 for two sessions from Apactix. Go to www.apactix.com/events/detail/spectrum-music-festival-2016

Eddino Abdul Hadi


VIENNA BOYS' CHOIR

The popular children's choir (photo) returns for a concert. In a special segment, it will perform with Kids' Philharmonic@SG, Singapore's orchestra for young children. Choirmaster Manolo Cagnin will conduct both the choir and orchestra.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Thursday, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $35 to $95 from Sistic

Boon Chan


SHREYA GHOSHAL LIVE IN CONCERT

Indian playback singer Shreya Ghoshal (photo) is a multiple award-winner in languages such as Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam. Expect a diverse range of songs from the versatile singer, including Saans and Teri Meri, as well as newer hits such as Deewanee Mastanee from epic historical romance Bajirao Mastani (2015).

WHERE: The Star Theatre, 04-01 The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: $50 to $250 from Sistic

Boon Chan


ROCKAWAY: SINGAPORE TAKEOVER

Home-grown acts such as pop-punk trio Iman's League and ska band The Full Pledge Munkees, along with Malaysian indie rockers Toko Kilat and punk rock act One Buck Short (photo), will take the stage for Singapore's satellite edition of Rockaway, one of Malaysia's biggest rock festivals.

WHERE: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: Free

Eddino Abdul Hadi

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 07, 2016, with the headline 'Gig Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe