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Gigs Picks: Sting, Air, Eric Moo and more

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STING - 57TH & 9TH TOUR

He may no longer be a member of The Police, but English musician Sting (above) has remained an arresting singer-songwriter as a solo artist, with hits such as Fields Of Gold and Englishman In New York.

While the tour is in support of his latest album, 57th & 9th (2016), he has also been playing classic The Police tracks, such as Every Breath You Take and Message In A Bottle, at his shows.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Sunday, 8pm ADMISSION: $108 to $288 via www.sportshubtix.sg, Singapore Indoor Stadium box office (call 3158-7888) and all SingPost outlets


AIR - LIVE IN SINGAPORE

French duo Air, comprising Jean-Benoit Dunckel (below left) and Nicolas Godin (right), hit Singapore's shore for their debut live show here, almost 20 years after their first album, Moon Safari, became a worldwide hit in 1998 on the back of tracks such as Sexy Boy.

They perform without any pre-recorded music, preferring to approach their gigs like a band.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 8.30pm ADMISSION: $88 to $148 from Apactix (go to www.apactix.com)


SING.LANG CONCERT

This is the first concert organised and presented by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre and it features a line-up of xinyao artists such as Liang Wern Fook and Pan Ying, alongside pop acts such as Gentle Bones (above) and Tay Kewei.

WHERE: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: Free


MY MUSIC JOURNEY - ERIC MOO IN CONCERT

Count on veteran singer-songwriter Eric Moo (above) for a spirited show as the Malaysia-born, Singapore-bred artist takes his fans on a journey that traverses the early days of xinyao to his later pop years , which includes hits such as Too Silly and Puppet Of Love.

WHERE: The Star Theatre, 04-01 The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN:Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: $78 to $168 from Apactix

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2017, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe