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Gigs picks: Five Points, Teriver Cheung Trio and more

Home-grown nine-member indie act Sapporo Safaris. -- PHOTO: IRFAN MARGONO
Home-grown nine-member indie act Sapporo Safaris. -- PHOTO: IRFAN MARGONO
Home-grown DJ and Red Bull Music Academy alumna Aresha. -- PHOTO: ARESHA
Home-grown DJ and Red Bull Music Academy alumna Aresha. -- PHOTO: ARESHA
Japanese rock duo TarO&JirO. -- PHOTO: MODE ENTERTAINMENT
Japanese rock duo TarO&JirO. -- PHOTO: MODE ENTERTAINMENT
The Teriver Cheung Trio. -- PHOTO: ESPLANADE
The Teriver Cheung Trio. -- PHOTO: ESPLANADE
Australian experimental indie/electronic act Spartak. -- PHOTO: DUNCE COLLECTIVE
Australian experimental indie/electronic act Spartak. -- PHOTO: DUNCE COLLECTIVE

SPARTAK - FIVE POINTS: LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Australian experimental indie/electronic act Spartak are putting on a show here in support of their new release, Five Points. They will perform alongside fellow genre-bending music acts from the local scene including a/b, comprising Bani Haykal on drums and vocals and Adam Adhiyatma on guitars and alto clarinet; .gif, the duo of weish and din; and Louis Quek, better known as Intriguant.

Where: The Lithe Paralogue Studio, 1B Aliwal Street MRT: Nicoll Highway When: Tomorrow, 7pm Admission: $10


JAZZ IN JULY

The Esplanade's month-long daily dose of live jazz shows continues this weekend. The Teriver Cheung Trio will play three sets tonight, while Singapore's only professional big band, the 18-member Summertimes Big Band, will play two sets on Sunday.

Where: The Esplanade Concourse and Outdoor Theatre MRT: Esplanade When: Till July 31, from 4.15pm Admission: Free Info: For the acts & timings, go to www.esplanade.com.sg/whats_on/esplanade_presents/other_programmes/jazz_in_july/index.jsp


GENKI! J-POP NIGHT

Wondering what's happening with J-pop in the face of the K-pop onslaught? Check out four rising Japanese acts at this gig: bubbly six-member girl group Dempagumi. inc, pop-rock duo moumoon, rock duo TarO&JirO, comprising two brothers, and award-winning singer-songwriter Mayu Wakisaka.

Where: Lee Foundation Theatre, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Campus 3 MRT: Bugis When: Sunday, 7.30pm Admission: $68 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)


HERE COMES THE BASS RIDE

Home-grown DJ and Red Bull Music Academy alumna Aresha is back after being away in London. But this is not just another local gig for her - it is a post-party for her wedding. She and the groom, David Harling, will helm the decks, promising lots of "dope beats, bass and good vibes".

Where: Art Bar, 1 Fullerton Road, 02-02/03/04 MRT: Raffles Place When: Tomorrow, 10pm Admission: Free


SAPPORO SAFARIS PRESENTS: IS IT JUST ANOTHER DAY EP LAUNCH

After spending the past year working on their sophomore release, home-grown nine-member indie act Sapporo Safaris are ready to release their new EP, Is It Just Another Day. The launch of the recording also features a support set by peppy indie rockers Stopgap.

Where: Hood Bar and Cafe, Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street, 05-07 MRT: Bugis When: Tomorrow, 7.30pm Admission: Free