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Gigs Picks

Kool & The Gang members (from far left) Khalis Bayyan, George Brown, Muhammad Bayyan and Dennis Thomas.
Della Ding Dang.PHOTOS: ROCK RECORDS SINGAPORE, JAGJUGUWAR, COURTESY OF ALFRED SIM, UNUSUAL ENTERTAINMENT

DELLA 'THE FIRST DAY TO SAY I LOVE YOU' TOUR LIVE IN SINGAPORE

A stint in the China reality television competition King Of Mask Singer last year has raised the profile of Chinese singer Della Ding Dang.

The balladeer's hits include I Love Him, How Rare and Cold-Blooded Animal.

WHERE: 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore Indoor Stadium MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $88 to $188 from Sports Hub Tix (go to www.sportshubtix.sg or call 3158-7888)


Kool & The Gang members (from far left) Khalis Bayyan, George Brown, Muhammad Bayyan and Dennis Thomas.

BON IVER - LIVE IN SINGAPORE

For Emma, Forever Ago (2007) was a work of beguiling beauty that marked American indie-folk act Bon Iver, the nom de plume of singer- songwriter Justin Vernon (above), as one to watch.

He was later named Best New Artist at the Grammys in 2012 and his follow-up record, Bon Iver, Bon Iver (2011), won Best Alternative Music Album.

This is the first time he is performing in Singapore.

WHERE: 1 Vista Exchange Green, The Star Theatre MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $68 to $148 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)


Kool & The Gang members (from far left) Khalis Bayyan, George Brown, Muhammad Bayyan and Dennis Thomas.

HIGH 5 CONCERT

Before the children get too excited, this is not a Hi-5 concert. Instead, this is a gathering of five male singers - Taiwan's Chang Ke-fan, Malaysia's Guan Dehui and Allan Moo and, from Singapore, television contest GeTai Challenge winner Desmond Ng and Project SuperStar winner Alfred Sim (above), who recently released his debut EP, Alfred.

WHERE: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Resorts World Sentosa, Resorts World Theatre MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $48 to $168 from Sistic


Kool & The Gang members (from far left) Khalis Bayyan, George Brown, Muhammad Bayyan and Dennis Thomas.
Kool & The Gang members (from far left) Khalis Bayyan, George Brown, Muhammad Bayyan and Dennis Thomas.

KOOL & THE GANG

This calls for a Celebration. Classic American R&B band Kool & The Gang have sold more than 70 million albums over five decades and generations of fans have grooved to their genre-blending hits, from Ladies Night to Cherish to Fresh.

WHERE: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands, Grand Theatre MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $88 to $168 from Sistic and entertainment.marinabaysands.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2016, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe