Music picks: This weekend, listen to Dua Lipa's live stream

British pop star Dua Lipa will be performing songs from her albums for her special live-stream event. PHOTO: AFP

DUA LIPA'S STUDIO 2054 LIVE STREAM

Fresh off her American Music Award win for best song in the pop/rock category for Don't Start Now, British pop star Dua Lipa is all set for her special live-stream event - dubbed Studio 2054 - this weekend. Lipa will be performing songs from her latest album Future Nostalgia, its remix Club Future Nostalgia and her self-titled debut.

All the while, she will be moving through custom-built sets, roller discos and voguing ballrooms, accompanied by musicians, dancers, skaters, aerialists and acrobats. She will also be joined by a host of superstar singers including Kylie Minogue, FKA Twigs, Bad Bunny and J. Balvin.

WHEN Saturday (Nov 28), 5 to 6pm

ADMISSION Several tiers, starting at US$14.99 (S$20) for a live-stream ticket to US$47 for the ticket along with exclusive pre-show, behind-the-scenes footage and an invite to the virtual after-show party with Lipa and guest DJs on the decks

INFO dualipa.co/2054-livestream

TAALMENZ AT KALAA UTSAVAM

PHOTO: ESPLANADE

The Esplanade Annexe Studio is welcoming small audiences of up to 41 people to experience socially distanced live music performances as part of its Indian festival of arts, Kalaa Utsavam.

This weekend, contemporary fusion act TaalMenz will reinterpret popular Tamil and Hindi songs with original arrangements and new compositions, drawing ontheir roots in Carnatic and Hindustani music, as well as folk, Latin jazz, soul and blues influences.

WHERE Esplanade Annexe Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive

WHEN Saturday (Nov 28), 6 and 8pm

ADMISSION $15 via Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg). Seats at level 1 are sold in pairs only, while seats at level 2 are sold as single seats only, with limited seats available

INFO www.esplanade.com/kalaautsavam

MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE HONOURS ALICE IN CHAINS

PHOTO: MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE

American grunge music pioneers Alice in Chains will be honoured with a Founder's Award by Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture, along with a live-streamed concert featuring not only the band, but also tribute performances by a slew of rock greats such as Metallica, Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan and Korn.

The event will be simulcast on the museum's Facebook page and Amazon Music's Twitch channel.

WHEN Wednesday (Dec 2), 10am

ADMISSION Free

INFO RSVP at www.mopop.org/foundersaward

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