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GigsPick: Della Ding Dang, Charles Baptiste, One Republic, Blackkaji and Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan

PHOTOS: MARIE LOPEZ-VIVANCO, MUSIC TODAY, PETER GANNUSHKIN, ROCK RECORDS, ST FILE
PHOTOS: MARIE LOPEZ-VIVANCO, MUSIC TODAY, PETER GANNUSHKIN, ROCK RECORDS, ST FILE

DELLA DING DANG

Mandopop singer Della Ding Dang is back with a show that marks her 10th anniversary in music. The pop singer, who is also one of the coaches in the inaugural season of singing competition The Voice Singapore and Malaysia, is expected to regale fans with hits such as I Love Him and Give Me One Love.

WHERE: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $88 to $188, go to www.apactix.com/events/detail/della-2018

CHARLES-BAPTISTE LIVE CONCERT

French singer Charles Baptiste is known to blend pop music with classical influences, so it is only appropriate that his gig here will be held at the Botanic Gardens' Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage.

His debut show in Singapore is part of Voilah! 2018, an annual French festival organised by the French Embassy and Institut Francais Singapour.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, 6pm ADMISSION: Free

MITWA - A MUSICAL EVENING WITH SHAFQAT AMANAT ALI KHAN

Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali (above) is back here for a concert that is the closing event for the second edition of the Fun Aur Funkaar festival, a celebration of Pakistan food, art, music and fashion. The singer is known for his cross-genre music that spans classical and rock.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Sunday, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $48 to $150. Go to www.apactix.com/events/detail/mitwa-a-musical-evening-with-shafqat-amanat-ali

ONEREPUBLIC LIVE IN SINGAPORE 2018

American pop rock band One Republic return to Singapore.

Known for charting songs such as Apologize, All The Right Moves and Secrets, the band fronted by hit-maker Ryan Tedder (above) released their fourth and most recent album, Oh My My, in 2016.

WHERE: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Monday, 8pm ADMISSION: From $88 to $268. Go to www.apactix.com/events/detail/onerepublic-2018

BLACKKAJI

The inaugural edition of gig series BlackKaji - the brainchild of record label Ujikaji and home-grown experimental stalwarts The Observatory - brings together avant-garde music-makers from Singapore and Malaysia.

On the bill are collaborations between Dharma and Siew-Wai Kok, Cheryl Ong and Yuen Chee Wai (above), as well as a performance by His Hubris, made up of Yong Yandsen and Sudarshan Chandra Kumar.

WHERE: Black Axis, 01-48 Block L Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road MRT: Mountbatten WHEN: Sunday, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $12 for general tickets, $10 for full-time students, senior citizens and the unemployed

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 20, 2018, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe