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ONE MORE TIME – A TRIBUTE TO ZOUK AT JIAK KIM STREET

Clubbers who miss iconic nightclub Zouk at its former Jiak Kim location will want to relive those heady days with this show.

A 48-piece orchestra will play a 90-minute set of electronic dance tunes that were popular at Zouk’s old spot.

Former resident DJ Aldrin Quek is the artistic director of the show, which features performances by artists such as Singapore Symphony Orchestra violinist Lynnette Seah, tabla player M.S. Maniam and jazz singer Rani Singam.

WHERE: Capitol Theatre, 17 Stamford Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 8.30pm till late (doors open at 7.30pm for ticket-holders to buy drink coupons) ADMISSION: $88 to $168 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555) INFO: For those aged 18 and above. Go to www.facebook.com/the hendersonproject for more information


JAKOB DINESEN – JEREMY MONTEIRO AND HONG CHANUTR TECHATANANAN LIVE AT MONTI!

One of Denmark’s most prominent jazz musicians in the last two decades, award-winning tenor saxophonist Jakob Dinesen , is back to perform with Singapore jazz maestro Jeremy Monteiro and Thai jazz drummer Hong Chanutr Techatananan. The gigs are part of a new series of jazz shows here, Jazz At Monti.

WHERE: Monti At 1 – Pavilion, 82 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 9pm ADMISSION: $30 from www.showtime-i.com/tickets or $35 at the door


SONGS FOR CHILDREN PRESENTS HONEYBLOOD

Scottish duo Honeyblood’s eponymous 2014 debut has been hailed as “visceral pop music giving its prettiest snarl” by British music mag NME, while The Guardian praised their most recent album, last year’s Babes Never Die as being “ahead of the pack” when it comes to 1990s alternative rock revivalism.

The duo comprise Stina Marie Claire Tweeddale (left) and Cat Myer (right).

This is their first show in Singapore.

WHERE: Hood Bar and Cafe, 05-07 Bugis +, 201 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Monday(Mar 27), 8.30pm
ADMISSION: $33 (students) and $39 (standard) from peatix.com/event/237795


THE FIN. – LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Japanese band The fin. (photo), who are based in London, have been making waves with festival appearances and gigs across Asia, Britain and the United States with their enthralling blend of genres such as dreampop, chillwave and synthpop.

The quartet will play their first gig in Singapore, which also features an opening set by home-grown outfit Subsonic Eye.

WHERE: Millian Singapore, 01-05 St James Power Station, 3 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Thursday, 7.30 pm ADMISSION: $30 from thefin.peatix.com or $40 at the door


OBSTACLE UPSURGE EP LAUNCH

Home-grown quintet Obstacle Upsurge made their mark more than two decades ago as the music scene’s first all-female hardcore band.

The band finally release their self-titled debut EP with a launch show that also features a set by fellow hardcore stalwarts LC93.

WHERE: Lithe House, 23 Madras Street MRT: Rochor WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $10 at the door

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 24, 2017, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe