Gigs picks: B.A.P, Jeremy Monteiro and LeFtO

Less than a year after they performed here, South Korean hip hop group B.A.P (photo) are back to play a concert but, rest assured, they say, this show will be different. Other than belting out songs from their latest album First Sensibility, expect m
Less than a year after they performed here, South Korean hip hop group B.A.P (photo) are back to play a concert but, rest assured, they say, this show will be different. Other than belting out songs from their latest album First Sensibility, expect more of that famous swagger from the group whose name stands for "best, absolute, perfect". -- PHOTO: FAST TRACK EVENTS

EDDINO ABDUL HADI AND YIP WAI YEE RECOMMEND

THE LOCAL PEOPLE X GUSHCLOUD NIGHT MARKET

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Billed as a street party-cum-night market selling local art and eats, this event boasts acoustic sets by home-grown indie names such as The Auditory Effect (photo), weish, Dangerous Beans, The Little Giant and Underground Schnanigens. It features DJ sets by Bay+B, Lady Of Sistrum and Jaspal.

Where: Gush Ad Singapore, 2A Hoot Kiam Road MRT: Somerset When: Today, 7pm Admission: Free

Eddino Abdul Hadi


B.A.P LIVE ON EARTH

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Less than a year after they performed here, South Korean hip hop group B.A.P (photo) are back to play a concert but, rest assured, they say, this show will be different. Other than belting out songs from their latest album First Sensibility, expect more of that famous swagger from the group whose name stands for "best, absolute, perfect".

Where: The Star Theatre When: Tomorrow, 7pm Admission: $178, $198, $228 & $248 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)

Yip Wai Yee


PIANOBOTANICA

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Join local jazz maestro Jeremy Monteiro as he serenades the audience with Brazilian jazz music, together with flautist Rit Xu (photo), percussionists Mohammed Noor and Tamagoh, guitarist Rick Smith, bassist Christy Smith and saxophonist Shawn Letts.

Where: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens When: Sunday, 6pm Admission: Free

Eddino Abdul Hadi


DARKER THAN WAX PRESENTS LEFTO

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Hailed as one of Europe's leading DJs and producers, Belgian tastemaker LeFtO (photo) is back to play one of his famously eclectic sets. He has released music under iconic labels such as Blue Note and Brownswood, and has his roots in hip-hop and jazz, but his music runs the gamut from funk and bass to South American and African rhythms. Home-grown acts from music label Darker Than Wax, Cosa Nostra and RAH will be the supporting acts for the night.

Where: The Vault, 23 Circular Road MRT: Clarke Quay/Raffles Place When: Tomorrow, 10pm Admission: For entry, RSVP at bit.ly/thevaultmay14wk5

Eddino Abdul Hadi