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Gigs Picks: CNBlue, Frances Yip, Diana Krall and more

South Korean quartet CNBlue (comprising from left Lee Jung Shin, Jung Yong Hwa, Lee Jong Hyu and Kang Min Hyuk).
South Korean quartet CNBlue (comprising from left Lee Jung Shin, Jung Yong Hwa, Lee Jong Hyu and Kang Min Hyuk).PHOTOS: ONE PRODUCTION

2016 CNBLUE LIVE [COME TOGETHER] IN SINGAPORE

They write their own songs, play instruments and, of course, sing.

So, don't call South Korean quartet CNBlue (comprising Lee Jung Shin, Jung Yong Hwa, Lee Jong Hyu and Kang Min Hyuk) a boyband.

The pop-rockers wowed fans with their energetic showmanship when they last performed here in 2014 and they are back with new material - Korean album 2gether (2015), Japanese album Colors (2015) and debut Mandarin single, Cinderella.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm ADMISSION: $118 to $268, tickets from Sports Hub Tix (go to www.sportshubtix.sg or call 3158-7888)

FRANCES YIP IN CONCERT 2016


Frances Yip. PHOTOS: BIZ TRENDS MEDIA

Frances Yip (above) is well known for her signature tune, Shanghai Bund, but there is far more to her repertoire - with more than 80 albums in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Yip, who released her first record, Bu Liao Qing (Love Without End), in 1969, is a fixture on the touring circuit.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow and Sunday, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $68 to $188 from Sistic

DIANA KRALL - WALLFLOWER WORLD TOUR


Diana Krall. PHOTOS: BRYAN ADAMS

Grammy-winning Canadian singer Diana Krall (above) takes on pop and rock classics for her latest album, Wallflower (2015). Krall, who is on a worldwide tour, covers well-loved tracks such as The Mamas & The Papas' California Dreamin' and Crowded House's Don't Dream It's Over.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Tuesday and Wednesday, 8.30pm ADMISSION: $68 to $258 from Sistic

HUAYI 2016 SONGS FROM CHEN JIAMING


Olivia Ong. PHOTOS: HIM INTERNATIONAL MUSIC

Moonlight In The City, Too Silly and I Can Take Hardship - these are just a few of the many memorable hits penned by local songwriter-producer Chen Jiaming. This concert marks the 30th year of his music journey and features performers such as Olivia Ong (above), Jim Lim and MICappella.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $38 to $88 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555) INFO: www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/huayi-chinese-festival-of-arts

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2016, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe