Boon Chan Media Correspondent and Eddino Abdul Hadi Music Correspondent recommend

Gig Picks: Crescendo The Musical, The Best Of West End - Live In Singapore! and more

Crescendo The Musical
Crescendo The MusicalPHOTOS: SHINING ENTERTAINMENT INVESTMENT, MICHAEL LE POER TRENCH, ALPHONSUS CHERN, SINGAPURA DUB CLUB

CRESCENDO THE MUSICAL

If you were a fan of the Channel 8 music drama Crescendo, you will not want to miss the continuation of the story on the stage. The production features xinyao songs such as Love's Refuge, Encounter and Let The Night Fall Gently. It stars Daren Tan, Youyi, Shane Pow, Brian Ng, Bonnie Loo and Boon Hui Lu.

WHERE: Kallang Theatre, 1 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Today to Sunday, 8pm (today and tomorrow), 3pm (tomorrow and Sunday) ADMISSION: $48 to $128 from SportsHubTix. Go to www.sportshubtix.sg/

Boon Chan


THE BEST OF WEST END - LIVE IN SINGAPORE!

West End and Broadway performer Earl Carpenter (photo) has starred in well-loved musicals such as The Phantom Of The Opera and Les Miserables. He will be performing songs from them as well as other productions, including Wicked, Miss Saigon and Sunset Boulevard.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $78 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)

Boon Chan


*SCAPE THE INVASION 2016

Apart from shows featuring performances by home-grown acts such as Nathan Hartono (photo), iNCH and Sezairi, these three concerts by Singapore music advocates *Scape Invasion will also have sharing sessions with music industry experts, as well as contests for budding photographers, designers and dancers.

WHERE: *Scape The Ground Theatre, Level 2, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow, 2, 4.30 and 7pm ADMISSION: $5 for each of the three shows

Eddino Abdul Hadi


CANVAS X SINGAPURA DUB CLUB PRESENT S.P.Y & GENERAL LEVY

A renowned emcee from Britain's ragga and jungle scene, General Levy (photo), will play his debut Singapore show. Also performing are London-based drum and bass DJ and producer S.P.Y, as well as Singapura Dub Club regulars and home-grown acts such as Masia One, Rumshot and Ras Irie.

WHERE: Canvas Club, B1-01/06 The Riverwalk, 20 Upper Circular Road MRT: Clarke Quay/Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow, 2, 4.30 and 7pm ADMISSION: $25 from canvasxsgdubclub.eventbrite.sg, $30 at the door. Both include a drink

Eddino Abdul Hadi


SINGAPORE ORIGINALS: THE GREAT WHITE LARK

The alternative rock quintet The Great White Lark have written and released three self-produced demo tracks - Courtside Lover and She last year and Headtrip earlier this year.

WHERE: Timbre@The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Wednesday, 7.30pm ADMISSION: Free with minimum purchase of one drink

Boon Chan

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 16, 2016, with the headline 'Gig Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe