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Gig picks: Take That

Take That
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TAKE THAT

One of Britain's most successful pop exports, Take That are here for a headlining set that is part of the HSBC Women's Champions at Sentosa Golf Club.

Now a trio comprising singers Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald, the only question is which of their long list of international chart hits from the last two decades, such as Back For Good, How Deep Is Your Love and Shine, will make it to the playlist?

WHERE: 27 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa Golf Club - Driving Range MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $138 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)


ROCKING THE REGION

These Brittle Bones, the nom de plume of Singapore-based Welsh singer-songwriter Chris Jones, is back and will perform fresh tracks from his upcoming EP, Effects.

He is one of the artists taking the stage at the Esplanade's month-long free gig series, Rocking The Region, that features acts from all over South-east Asia.

Also performing this weekend are acclaimed singer-songwriters Adhitia Sofyan and Neonomora from Indonesia, and O.J. Law from Malaysia.

WHERE: 1 Esplanade Drive, Esplanade Outdoor Theatre MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Throughout this month, various times ADMISSION: Free INFO: For line-up and details, go to www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/rocking-the-region/2016


SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL 2016

Sing Jazz, or Singapore International Jazz Festival, returns for its third instalment this weekend and the line-up is just as eclectic as before. It includes Cuban icons from the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club, who will play a set that is part of their final global tour; Grammy-winning British singer Joss Stone (photo); rising Australian band Hiatus Kaiyote; and home-grown acts such as singer-songwriter Charlie Lim and jazz maestro Jeremy Monteiro.

WHERE: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Today to Sunday, various times ADMISSION: From $85 through www.sing-jazz.com, Apactix (www.apactix.com) and Marina Bay Sands (www.marinabaysands.com). INFO: www.sing-jazz.com


DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE - LIVE IN SINGAPORE

One of the United States' most prominent indie-rock bands, Death Cab For Cutie, play their third show here. The trio of drummer Jason McGerr, singer/ guitarist/pianist Ben Gibbarda and bassist Nick Harmer will be playing tunes from their latest and eighth studio album, Kintsugi, which was nominated in the Best Rock Album category at the recent 58th Grammy Awards.

WHERE: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Resorts World Sentosa Singapore, Hard Rock Hotel, The Coliseum MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Monday, 8pm ADMISSION: $99 for standard and $190 for VIP tickets, from dcfc.peatix.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 04, 2016, with the headline 'Gig picks: Take That'. Print Edition | Subscribe