Eddino Abdul Hadi Music Correspondent and Boon Chan Media Correspondent recommend

Gigs Picks: Selena Gomez, Louis Soliano, Sandy Lam Pranava

PHOTOS: MARK CHEONG, MIDAS PROMOTIONS, ROCK RECORDS, ST FILE, OLI SARI-GOERLACH

SELENA GOMEZ "REVIVAL TOUR" SINGAPORE 2016

American singer Selena Gomez, who went from Disney child talent to a bona fide pop star, is finally staging her first gig in Singapore. The 23-year-old social media powerhouse - the most-followed personality on Instagram - cancelled her original show here in 2014 for health reasons, so this is one highly anticipated concert.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Wednesday, 8pm ADMISSION: $98 to $168. Go to www.sportshub.com.sg, the Singapore Indoor Stadium Box Office, all SingPost outlets or call 3158-7888

Eddino Abdul Hadi


A DATE WITH A LEGEND: LOUIS SOLIANO

One of the longest-lasting and most accomplished musicians in the home-grown jazz scene, drummer and singer Louis Soliano (photo) will headline this show, backed by a sterling band comprising American pianist Benny Green, American bassist Dezron Douglas and Singaporean guitarist Andrew Lim. The show kicks off music festival Singapore Drum Fest 2016.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Wednesday, 8pm ADMISSION: $38 to $78 INFO: www.apactix.com/

Eddino Abdul Hadi


2016 SANDY LAM PRANAVA WORLD TOUR IN SINGAPORE

Hong Kong diva Sandy Lam's last concert here was in April 2012, before the release of her electro earth-mother album Gaia. The change in direction won her four awards at the Golden Melody Awards in 2013, including for Best Mandarin Album and Best Female Singer. See how the edgier material translates to the stage alongside renditions of her classic ballads and dance hits.

WHERE: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, 04-01 MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $98 to $228 from Sistic

Boon Chan


THE SAM WILLOWS TAKE HEART TOUR LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Home-grown band The Sam Willows (photo) have been building up their name as one of the most recognised acts in the millennial English- language pop scene here with their catchy, hook-filled music. Tonight, the quartet mark a milestone in their music journey with their biggest headlining show to date, complete with dancers and guest artists.

WHERE: The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Today, 7pm ADMISSION: $58 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)

Eddino Abdul Hadi


HUSH NOW : ALBUM LAUNCH

Home-grown jazz singer Dawn Ho (photo) went into the studio with Cuban pianist Gabriel Hernandez five years ago. The result of their collaboration is out. Hush Now is an album of jazz ballads. This set is part of the duo's series of gigs to promote their labour of love.

WHERE: Blu Jaz Cafe, 11 Bali Lane MRT: Bugis WHEN: Monday, 7pm ADMISSION: $15 for regular tickets, $10 for students

Eddino Abdul Hadi

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2016, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe