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