Gigs Picks: Wei Bird, Anoraak and An Evening Of Xinyao

Wei Li-an
Wei Li-anPHOTO: BIZ TRENDS PRODUCTIONS

WEI BIRD CONCERT

Taiwanese singer-songwriter Wei Li-an, also known as Weibird or William, moves on to a bigger venue after his Shanghai Dolly gig here in November last year.

The Golden Melody Award winner is known for his lovely ballads, but has also shown a willingness to venture out of his comfort zone in his last two albums - Journey Into The Night (2014) and It All Started From An Intro (2016).

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Oct 28, 8pm ADMISSION: $68 to $168 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


ANORAAK LIVE IN SINGAPORE


Anoraak PHOTO: ANORAAK/FACEBOOK 

France-based indie dance artist Anoraak is one of the co-founders of the music grouping Valerie Collective, known for its 1980s-inspired electro-pop.

His latest EP, Black Gold Sun (2017), includes the synth-pop number Evolve, which features Danish singer Lydmor.

WHERE: Canvas, B1-01 The Riverwalk, 20 Upper Circular Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Tomorrow, 9pm ADMISSION: $25 from Ticketbox.sg


AN EVENING OF XINYAO


Pan Ying and Hong Shao Xuan PHOTO: ST FILE 

Songs from the home-grown xinyao music movement get a makeover in this concert with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, conducted by music director Yeh Tsung.

The line-up of singers includes familiar names such as Pan Ying, Hong Shaoxuan, Roy Loi and Jimmy Ye, while writer-host Danny Yeo provides the narration for the proceedings.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Sunday, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $38 to $98 from Sistic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 20, 2017, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe