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Gigs Picks: Shreya Ghoshal live in concert, All Things New and more

Shreya Ghoshal.
Shreya Ghoshal.PHOTOS: GANESH PATIL, M.O. SALLEH, KYO, ESPLANADE – THEATRES ON THE BAY

ENCHANTING SHREYA GHOSHAL LIVE IN CONCERT

Playback singer Shreya Ghoshal from India has sung in more than 180 films and been awarded multiple National Film and Filmfare awards in her country. Having worked with acclaimed Indian music directors such as A R Rahman, Rajesh Roshan and Shankar Ehsan, the talented songbird sings not just in Hindi, but also in Tamil, Bengali and more.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $40 to $250 from Sistic (excludes booking fee). Go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555


ALL THINGS NEW

The Esplanade celebrates the start of the year with All Things New, a whole month of free shows featuring fresh music from rising and new home-grown acts straddling a variety of genres.

This weekend features singer/producer Reyza Hamizan (above), known for catchy hit single Helah, the breezy sounds of tropical pop quartet Specific Islander, multinational cross-genre band RaghaJazz, as well as pop punk band and Baybeats alumni Orangecove (below) playing their final shows.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre and Concourse MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Various timings this month ADMISSION: Free INFO: For more details , go to www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/all-things-new


FORWARD FEAT. BEN UFO

British DJ Ben UFO (above), ranked one of the year's top DJs in online electronic music community and magazine Resident Advisor's 2015 Poll, is acclaimed for his skills as a selector and mixer.

His discerning playlist runs the gamut of house, garage, dubstep, grime and more and his set will be supported by home-grown electronic music stalwarts Donn and Kiat.

WHERE: Kyo, 133 Cecil Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Tomorrow, 10.30pm ADMISSION: $20 for women, $25 for men, both including one drink

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 01, 2016, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe