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Gigs Picks: Celebrate 2016, Siloso Beach Party 2015 and more

Adam Lambert.
Adam Lambert.PHOTOS: MEDIACORP CHANNEL 5, SENTOSA SILOSO BEACH PARTY, ZOUK SINGAPORE, ROCK RECORDS

CELEBRATE 2016

Usher in the new year at this mega celebration at The Float. With all the controversy over his appearance, what will American singer-songwriter Adam Lambert do on stage? There are also performances by Singapore acts such as Taufik Batisah, Inch Chua and TheLionCityBoy and, of course, the promise of a spectacular fireworks display.

WHERE: The Float @ Marina Bay MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Thursday, 8pm ADMISSION: $38 to $168 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg).


SILOSO BEACH PARTY 2015

Suffering from ZoukOut withdrawal? Head to Siloso Beach and dance away the last night of the year under the stars. DJ Don Diablo headlines this 12-hour party of electronic music.

WHERE: Siloso Beach, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Thursday, 8pm ADMISSION: $48 (early bird sales end tomorrow) and $55 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg).


LAST NEW YEAR'S EVE AT JIAK KIM - THE FINAL VICTORY WITH HONG AND LINCEY

It is time to say Auld Lang Syne, not just to 2015, but also to the dance club institution that is Zouk.

Send it off with a bang before it moves into its new digs in Clarke Quay.

WHERE: Zouk, 17 Jiak Kim Street MRT: Orchard WHEN: Thursday ADMISSION: $40, includes two drinks.


REWIND FEATURING OSUNLADE

Slip into your party best and groove to the sounds of veteran musician/ composer/producer Osunlade, founder of dance label Yoruba Records. Santa would have come and gone, so be as naughty or nice as you want on the dance floor.

WHERE: Club Kyo, B1-02 Keck Seng Tower, 133 Cecil Street MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Today, from 10pm ADMISSION: $20 for women and $25 for men, includes one drink.


ALIEN HUANG AUTOGRAPH SESSION

Have a close encounter of the pop idol kind when Taiwanese singer-actor Alien Huang (right) zips into town to promote his new album, Alien.

Lead single Napoleon is a beat-heavy electronic stomper that shows that Huang wants to rock your world.

WHERE: Bugis Junction, Bugis Square Level 1 MRT: Bugis WHEN: Sunday, 3pm ADMISSION: Those with a copy of the Singapore version of Alien will be able to get it signed.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 25, 2015, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe