EDDINO ABDUL HADI AND GWENDOLYN NG RECOMMEND

Gigs Picks: Harlem Yu, Parental Control, Shut Up & Listen and The Steve McQueens

Take a walk down memory lane with Harlem Yu as he sings songs from his latest album, Moonlight That Can't Be Turn Off (2013), as well as his classic hit Can't Help Loving You, the theme song of the 2001 idol drama Meteor Garden. -- PHOTO: HYPE RECORD
Take a walk down memory lane with Harlem Yu as he sings songs from his latest album, Moonlight That Can't Be Turn Off (2013), as well as his classic hit Can't Help Loving You, the theme song of the 2001 idol drama Meteor Garden. -- PHOTO: HYPE RECORDS

HARLEM YU I WANNA GIVE YOU WORLD TOUR IN SINGAPORE

Taiwanese show-business veteran Harlem Yu, 53, may be better known as an eloquent variety show host these days, but the judge of popular reality TV singing contest Voice Of China is also an award-winning singer-songwriter. Take a walk down memory lane with Yu as he sings songs from his latest album, Moonlight That Can't Be Turn Off (2013), as well as his classic hit Can't Help Loving You, the theme song of the 2001 idol drama Meteor Garden.

Where: Resorts World Convention Centre, Compass Ballroom MRT: HarbourFront When: Today, 8pm Admission: $98 - $178 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)

Gwendolyn Ng


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LOOF PRESENTS PARENTAL CONTROL

The local electronic music scene's most prominent husband-and-wife team, Parental Control, are taking over the controls at rooftop bar Loof. Join DJ Casie Lane and MC Vijay Singh, also known as SWTLKR, as they run through their quality, bass-heavy house tunes that can be found on their Feel Like EP, released under the Love International label.

Where: Loof, 331 North Bridge Road, 03-07, Odeon Towers Extension Rooftop MRT: City Hall When: Sun, 8pm Admission: Free Info: For bookings, call 9773-9304 or e-mail loof@loof.com.sg

Eddino Abdul Hadi


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SHUT UP & LISTEN (#SUL14)

Mini music festival Shut Up & Listen is back for its sophomore edition, and it is another mixed bag of genres. Australian acts lead the pack this year, with sets by post-hardcore band Hands Like Houses, alternative rockers Avastera and pop-punk quintet Here Come The Cavalry. There is also American singer Kawehi, whose live looping videos of covers by iconic acts such as Nirvana and Michael Jackson have gone viral online, as well as Singapore's very own eclectic rockers, Monster Cat.

Where: The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront When: Tomorrow, 6pm Admission: $108 for regular tickets, $128 for VIP tickets (includes early entrance & a limited-edition poster)

EAH


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THE SINGJAZZ CLUB PRESENTS THE STEVE MCQUEENS

Fresh from a two-week recording stint with Incognito's Bluey at his London studios, neo-vintage soul/funk/jazz outfit The Steve McQueens are back at the SingJazz Club. There will be plenty of grooves, off-the-wall soulful singing and improvisations galore from Eugenia Yip and company.

Where: SingJazz Club, 101 Jalan Sultan, The Sultan Hotel MRT: Lavender When: Tomorrow, 9pm Admission: $15 (advance sales), $20 Info: Call 8139-9059

EAH