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Gigs Picks: Jeremy Monteiro & Friends, False Plaintiff, Originals Sing and more

Jeremy Monteiro.
Jeremy Monteiro.PHOTO: RUSSEL WONG

SINGJAZZ CNY: GONG XI! WITH JEREMY MONTEIRO & FRIENDS

Let Singapore jazz veteran Jeremy Monteiro get you into the festive mood.

He will play jazzed-up renditions of Chinese New Year tunes as well as evergreens. He will be accompanied by the leading lights of the Singapore jazz scene, including guest singer Melissa Tham and flute player Rit Xu. Monteiro's Gong Xi! CD will also be sold at a discounted price of $16 at the gig.

WHERE: SingJazz Club, 101 Jalan Sultan, The Sultan Hotel MRT: Lavender/Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow, 9pm ADMISSION: $26.88 pre-sale (go to www.eventbrite.sg/e/singjazz-cny-gong-xi-with-jeremy-monteiro-friends-tickets-21107401807), $30 on show day


Post-hardcore quintet False Plaintiff mark the release of their new album
with a gig tomorrow. PHOTO: JEIN ERIZA

FALSE PLAINTIFF FULL-LENGTH RELEASE SHOW

One of the more productive bands in the Singapore post-hardcore scene, emotive quintet False Plaintiff will mark the release of their new album, their fourth release overall, with this gig. The Baybeats Budding Band alumni will be accompanied by other home-grown acts Fader, Exhibitors and Seasight, as well as Malaysian outfit Transitions.

WHERE: The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 6pm ADMISSION: $15 at the door


Keith Soo-Tho. PHOTO: KAMCO MUSIC


Stacy Tan. PHOTO: KAMCO MUSIC

ORIGINALS SING

Originals Sing is a regular platform curated by veteran singer-songwriter Kevin Mathews that features performances by fresh faces from the home-grown singer-songwriter scene.

The first instalment of the year will have budding artists Keith Soo-Tho and Stacy Tan play an hour of original songs each.

Soo-Tho plays a mix of blues, pop and soul and will be backed by his band, Wolf Machine, while newcomer Tan is a linguistics major who also teaches songwriting and guitar at a music school here.

WHERE: Artistry, 17 Jalan Pinang MRT: Bugis WHEN: Wednesday, 9pm ADMISSION: $10 at the door

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 05, 2016, with the headline '(No headline) - EDPICKS05SINGJAZZ'. Print Edition | Subscribe