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Gigs Picks: Melissa Kok recommends Mambo Jambo at Zouk, Ku De Ta, Bass Rebels

Published on Aug 8, 2014 9:18 AM
 
Partygoers dancing to the music of the 1980s at Mambo Jambo night at Zouk in 2011. -- PHOTO: ST FILE

Satin Jackets.DJ Shintaro.

V5 WITH GREY GOOSE FEATURING DJ SHINTARO AND SATIN JACKETS

Rooftop bar and club lounge Ku De Ta celebrates Singapore's birthday with last year's Red Bull Thre3style champion, DJ Shintaro, and nu-disco DJs and producers Satin Jackets. Hailing from Tokyo, Shintaro was the youngest and first Asian winner of the Red Bull Thre3style DJ competition. He is known for his smooth turntable skills, blending hip-hop and high-energy electronic dance music. German dance act Satin Jackets are known for their lush indie remixes with pop appeal and a four-to-the-floor groove.

Where: Ku De Ta Singapore, SkyPark, Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3 MRT: Bayfront When: Tomorrow, from 10pm Admission: $38 (includes one Grey Goose vodka-based drink)


BASS REBELS

Bass Rebels is a monthly music event that celebrates reggae, ska, dancehall and every music genre in between. This month's instalment will feature live performances by reggae sensation Conkarah from Jamaica and Kaztet D, a French reggae and hip-hop emcee based in Phnom Penh.

Where: Artistry, 17 Jalan Pinang MRT: Bugis When: Tomorrow, 9pm Admission: Pay whatever you would like at the door


SATURDAY ORIGINAL SESSIONS

This week's instalment of the Saturday Original Sessions live music series features local singer-songwriter Shannon Luke, a budding musician whose music draws on elements of British indie-pop, folk and electronica. Also on the line-up is Nelson and Amanda, two singer-songwriters who promise feel-good rock and laid-back folk music for the evening. They will both be launching a new EP tomorrow.

Where: Hood Bar And Cafe, Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street, 05-07 MRT: Bugis When: Tomorrow, 7pm Admission: Free


-- PHOTO: MY PAPER FILE, KU DE TA SINGAPORE, HOOD BAR AND CAFE, ST FILE, DUB SKANK’IN HIFI SOUNDSYSTEM

MAMBO JAMBO REUNION

There is no better way to ring in National Day than to party at the quintessential Singaporean themed club night - Mambo Jambo. The retro fest that celebrates synth-pop favourites from the 1980s and synchronised dance moves returns to Zouk this weekend. Get ready to bust out those moves to the tunes of Erasure, Belinda Carlisle and Alphaville.

Where: Zouk, 17 Jiak Kim Street MRT: Orchard When: Tonight, from 10pm Admission: $28 for women, $33 for men (includes two standard drinks)

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