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Gigs Picks: Paul Wong, Wong Hong Mok, Sign Of Five and more

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PAUL WONG WORLD TOUR 2016

The lead guitarist of the feted Hong Kong band Beyond is also an award-winning solo artist in his own right and his albums include Existence (2004) and Concerto In A Minor (2011). He has also written and produced hits for others, including Singaporean Alex Chia's Cantonese rocker Honour Among Thieves. Chia is the special guest at this concert.

WHERE: The Star Theatre MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $88 to $238 (VIP) from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


MOK & FRIENDS 2016

The Singapore singer-songwriter behind the seminal 1990 xinyao album A Wild Man's Dreams is back with a new concert 31/2 years after his last gig. Wong Hong Mok (photo), better known as Huang Hongmo, will present new material, in which he sets music to local poetry.

WHERE: Kallang Theatre MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $68 to $148 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: www.facebook.com/yerendemeng


SIGN OF FIVE DEBUT EP LAUNCH

Singapore alternative band Sign Of Five (photo) point to American bands such as Green Day and Good Charlotte as their influences. It shows in their pop-punk offerings such as The Best I'll Never Have and Hanging On To You, both of which are on their self-titled debut EP.

WHERE: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: $8 (admission only) and $12 (admission and EP) from so5launch.peatix.com


ATLANTIS MUSIC FESTIVAL PRESENTS BORGEOUS

Tsunami is a tidal wave-sized hit, with the number of views on YouTube swelling to more than 281 million views since its release in August 2013. It was created by American DJ Borgeous and Canadian duo DVBBS. What better venue for Borgeous to perform than at Wave House Sentosa? He has since been on Billboard's Dance Radio chart with hits such as Invincible and Wildfire.

WHERE: Wave House Sentosa, 36 Siloso Beach Walk MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow to Sunday, 6pm-3am ADMISSION: $80 at the door

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