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Gigs Picks: Getai Electronica, Retrolicious, Anuar Zain and more

Soul/funk big band The Good Life Project will play at the People’s Park Complex's rooftop carpark at the Getai Electronica show. -- PHOTO: ALIWAL ARTS CENTRE 
Soul/funk big band The Good Life Project will play at the People’s Park Complex's rooftop carpark at the Getai Electronica show. -- PHOTO: ALIWAL ARTS CENTRE 

GETAI ELECTRONICA

It's a different kind of getai at this show. Avoid Chinatown's Chinese New Year bazaar and head up to the rooftop carpark of People's Park Complex for a great view of downtown and even better sounds from hip-hop/soul/jazz band TAJ, electronic acts .gif and Disco Hue, eclectic rockers Spacedays and soul/funk big band The Good Life Project.

Where: 6th floor Rooftop Carpark, People's Park Complex, 1 Park Road MRT: Chinatown When: Tomorrow, 4pm Admission: $6 including one drink

Eddino Abdul Hadi


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RETROLICIOUS

Singapore’s favourite annual retro concert is back, this time with American singer Tommy Page, and 1990s R&B groups Color Me Badd and All-4-One taking the stage. Expect a laidback night and lots of familiar hits such as All-4-One’s I Swear, Page’s I'll Be Your Everything and Color Me Badd’s I Wanna Sex You Up.

Where: Fort Canning Park MRT: Dhoby Ghaut When: Tomorrow, 8pm Admission: $125 from Sistic

Yip Wai Yee


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ANUAR ZAIN – THREE DECADES OF MUSIC

Malaysia’s foremost male singer Anuar Zain brings the celebration of his three decades as a singer to Singapore. Known for his popular ballads taken from his four albums, the multiawardwinning singer’s previous gigs here were all sold out, thanks to his ardent fan base. Expect to hear his best known tunes as well as new songs from his upcoming fifth album.

Where: The Star Theatre MRT: Buona Vista When: Tomorrow, 8pm Admission: $45, $78, $98, $128, $158, $188 & $228 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg).

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PAINT THE SKY RED ALBUM LAUNCH

Home-grown post-rock outfit Paint The Sky Red have been building up their name in the scene with their cinematic and lush instrumentals. Four years after their eponymous debut, the quartet are launching their sophomore album, Not All Who Wonder Are Lost, with a gig tonight. Also playing are their contemporaries, Cut Out Heroes, and a new name on the scene, experimental trio Sleeveless.

Where: Lithe Paralogue, 1B Aliwal Street MRT: Bugis When: Today, 8pm Admission: $10 for gig ticket only or $20 with the album, both at the door

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NEW FOUND GLORY LIVE IN SINGAPORE 2015

American pop punk elders New Found Glory have outlasted many of their contemporaries from the late 1990s and early 2000s, thanks to their lauded live shows and catchy tunes. The band bring their spirited act back here, their first since performing at music festival SingFest in 2008. Also on the bill are supporting acts – local melodic rockers Aspectrum and Australian pop-punk quintet Cambridge.

Where: *Scape The Ground Theatre, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset When: Thursday, 8pm Admission: $78 for standard tickets, $118 for VIP tickets, from newfoundglory.peatix.com, $98 at the door

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