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Gigs Picks: Neon Lights and more

PHOTOS: NEON LIGHTS, REBECCA TOH, ST FILE, TOMAS MUSIC

NEON LIGHTS

Music and arts festival Neon Lights is back for its second instalment here and the line-up is bigger than for its debut last year. Acts this year include acclaimed British indie rock band Foals (above), Icelandic post-rock trio Sigur Ros, Malaysian songstress Yuna and some of the home-grown scene's finest, including singer-songwriters Linying and Gentle Bones.

WHERE: Fort Canning Park, River Valley Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow and Sunday, from 2pm ADMISSION: From $150 (adult) and $25 (child under age 12) for a day pass; free entry for children under two INFO: www.neonlights.sg

FINAL MAMBO JAMBO AT JIAK KIM

Zouk's iconic Mambo Jambo night (above) was a rite of passage for many clubbers who grew up here. This is the last chance to relive those heady Wednesday nights and bust out synchronised moves at Zouk's Jiak Kim location before the club reopens at Clarke Quay.

WHERE: Zouk Singapore, 17 Jiak Kim Street MRT: Orchard/Clarke Quay WHEN: Wednesday, 11pm ADMISSION: $28 for women, $33 for men, includes two standard drinks

FLOW - ALBUM LAUNCH CONCERT

Home-grown experimental trio SA, comprising (from right) Natalie Alexandra, Cheryl Ong and Andy C, made their name with cutting-edge music that crosses the boundaries of classical, traditional and the avant-garde. This show is the second of their two-night gig to mark the release of their full-length album, Flow. The performance will be aided by visual artist Brandon Tay.

WHERE: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Lavender/ Nicoll Highway WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $25 from flow.peatix.com, $30 at the door

12TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL

The festival, featuring some of the world's finest guitar players, is back for its 12th edition. The four-day event is held with the 7th International Guitar Competition.

Highlights include concerts by Japanese sextet Danrok (right), multi-award-winning Italian classical guitarist Aniello Desiderio and Grammy-winning British guitarist David Russell.

WHERE: Auditorium, RELC International Hotel, 30 Orange Grove Road MRT: Stevens/Newton WHEN: Wednesday to Dec 3, various times ADMISSION: $50 to $80 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: tomas-music.com/consultants

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 25, 2016, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe