Gigs Picks: Sebastian Bach, Mr Big, Salad Days Release Party, Fred Perry Subculture Live After-Party

Sebastian Bach
Sebastian BachPHOTO: LAMC
Mr Big
Mr BigPHOTO: SHINING ENTERTAINMENT
Xingfoo&Roy
Xingfoo&RoyPHOTO: CANOPUS DISTRO
Cats On Crack
Cats On CrackPHOTO: AMNESTY

Eddino Abdul Hadi Music Correspondent recommends

SEBASTIAN BACH WITH SPECIAL GUESTS LOUDNESS - LIVE IN SINGAPORE

American singer Sebastian Bach made his name fronting hard rockers Skid Row from the late 1980s to mid-1990s.

His impressive pipes will be on full display on Skid Row classics such as 18 And Life, Youth Gone Wild and I Remember You. His set will feature a supporting set by metal icons Loudness, one of the most prominent Japanese acts in the global rock scene.

WHERE: Kallang Theatre, 1 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Wednesday, 8pm ADMISSION: $68 to $138 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)


MR BIG LIVE IN SINGAPORE

American quartet Mr Big - comprising drummer Pat Torpey, singer Eric Martin, bassist Billy Sheehan and guitarist Paul Gilbert - will be back in Singapore after last playing the same venue, Kallang Theatre, in 2014.

Known for hits such as To Be With You (1991) and their cover version of Cat Stevens' Wild World (1993), the band recently released their ninth and latest album, Defying Gravity .

WHERE: Kallang Theatre, 1 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Sunday, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $88 to $178 from Sistic


SALAD DAYS V: A DOUBLE RELEASE PARTY

Two recent works by home-grown emo/indie rock bands - Xingfoo&Roy's 10 Dating Tips For The Spineless Youth Addicted To Pornography and Terrible People's Smoking Man - are being re-released on cassette tapes.

Both bands will play live at this launch show, the fifth instalment of a series of gigs organised by independent music distributor and record label Canopus Distro. The show will also feature supporting sets by experimental rock outfit sub:shaman and emo band Racoonhead.

WHERE: The Analog Factory @ *Scape, Level 3, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $12 at the door


FRED PERRY X THE COUNCIL: SUBCULTURE LIVE AFTER-PARTY

The limited passes to the Fred Perry Subculture Live gig are not available anymore, but tickets are still available for the concert's after-party.

Taking place at the same venue, the Esplanade Annexe Studio, the 11.30pm party will feature sets by DJs and electronic artists Julien Brochard, Yadin Moha, Jamie React and Cats On Crack and will go on until the early morning.

WHERE: Esplanade Annexe Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Today, 11.30pm ADMISSION: From $30 from https://thecouncil.sg/products/fred-perry-subculture-live-after-party

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 13, 2017, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe