Eddino Abdul Hadi Music Correspondent and Boon Chan Media Correspondent recommend

Gigs picks: .gif, Li Feihui, Glen Hughes and more

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.gif AT THE GREAT ESCAPE

Indie/electronic music duo .gif released their long-awaited debut album, Soma, last week and will end the regional mini-tour to promote the release with a gig on home ground at indie cinema The Projector's outdoor space.

WHERE: The Projector, 05-00 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Wednesday, 8pm ADMISSION: $15 at the door

Eddino Abdul Hadi

LI FEIHUI CONCERT


Li Feihui. PHOTO: ALICIA CHAN

Veteran singer-songwriter Roy Loi, better known as Li Feihui, created hits not only for himself but also for some of the biggest names in Chinese pop, from Jacky Cheung to Jeff Chang. Fans can expect him to perform songs including Heart Cut By A Knife, Love Like The Tides and, of course, Loi's personal signature hit, Waiting For You Till My Heart Aches

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Saturday, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $48 to $128 from Sistic. Go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555

Boon Chan

GLENN HUGHES FEATURING DOUG ALDRICH - LIVE IN SINGAPORE


Glenn Hughes. PHOTO: LAMC

Seasoned English rock singer and bassist Glenn Hughes has had a long career playing with illustrious bands such as Deep Purple, Trapeze and Black Sabbath. With a solo repertoire that encompasses hard rock, soul and funk, his gig here is part of his global solo tour and he will be backed by drummer Pontus Engborg  and guitarist Doug Aldrich, who has played with the likes of groups Whitesnake and Dio.

WHERE: Tab, Level 2 Orchard Hotel, 442 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $128 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)

Eddino Abdul Hadi

EML30: An Electronic Music Festival


Ocean's Children. PHOTO: ELECTRONIC MUSIC LAB

The National University of Singapore's Electronic Music Lab celebrates its 30th anniversary with a cross-genre independent electronic music festival. Besides workshops and discussions, home-grown acts include new and established names such as Cosmic Armchair, Ocean's Children,Mitch Advent, Brannlum and The Kids With Laptops.

WHERE: Lepark, Level 6, People's Park Complex 1 Park Road MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Tomorrow, noon to 6pm ADMISSION: Free with RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/eml30-music-festival-tickets-19024804703

Eddino Abdul Hadi

OC CHRISTMAS MUSIC SESSIONS WITH BANDWAGON


Gareth Fernandez. PHOTO: REPUBLIC POLYTECHNIC

Take a break from Christmas shopping and watch some stellar Singapore music talents play stripped-down, acoustic sets right in the heart of Orchard Road. The OC Christmas Music Sessions With Bandwagon series takes place throughout the weekends this month. Tonight, soul-pop crooner Gareth Fernandez takes the stage while tomorrow, singer-songwriter Joie Tan holds court.

WHERE: Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Today, 7pm, and tomorrow, 3pm ADMISSION: Free

Eddino Abdul Hadi

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 11, 2015, with the headline 'Gigs picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe