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Gigs Picks: Kehlani Live In Singapore, Nils Frahm, and more

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KEHLANI LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Californian R&B singer Kehlani (above) brings her swagger and slow jams to Singapore for the first time next week.

Starting her career as a teenager in cover band PopLyfe, she went on to release mixtapes Cloud 19 and You Should Be Here, before dropping her debut full-length album SweetSexySavage last year.

At her concert, expect to hear tracks such as Distraction, which was nominated for a Grammy this year. 

WHERE: Zepp@Big Box Singapore, 1 Venture Avenue MRT: Jurong East WHEN: May 23 , 8pm ADMISSION: $118 (free standing tickets). Add on $20 for priority entry, and/or $160 for VIP Meet & Greet. Available via www.sistic.com.sg, all Sistic authorised agents or call 6348 5555

NILS FRAHM

German musician and composer Nils Frahm makes his debut here as part of the Esplanade's Mosaic Music Series.

Frahm's neo-classical sensibilities manifest via instruments such as a classical piano, a synthesizer and even silence, as he traverses tradition and experimentation in his music.

While it was previously announced that Frahm will be holding a post-show dialogue, he will now be having a post-show autograph session instead. 

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall , 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tonight, 7.30 to 9,30pm ADMISSION: $45, $65 and $85, with limited concessions for students, national serviemen and seniors at $39. Limited $10 School Special tickets for bookings of 10 students or more, applicable to all schools including international schools and private institutions. Book via www.esplanade.com, or for more details, call the Esplanade box office on 6828-8389 or e-mail boxoffice@esplanade.com

KHRUANGBIN - LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Thai funk and surf rock come together in a psychedelic haze by way of Khruangbin, a Texas band made up of (from left) drummer Donald Johnson, bassist Laura Lee and guitarist Mark Speer.

The first show at 7.30pm is sold out, so organisers have added a second show at 10pm.

WHERE: The Projector, 05-00 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Monday, 10pm ADMISSION: $75 via https://ticketing.igo.events/e/197/khruangbin-live-in-singapore-2nd-show

SUNSET DISCO WITH PETE HERBERT

Enjoy panoramic views of Singapore as DJ Pete Herbert (above), the new resident DJ at Bali's Potato Head Beach Club, spins disco, balearic and house music at Bar Rouge, perched 71 floors above the city. He will be supported by home-grown DJ Aurora.

WHERE: Bar Rouge, Levels 71 & 72, Equinox Complex, Swissotel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: May 25, 6 to 10pm ADMISSION: Complimentary entry before 10.30pm. For table reservations e-mail bar.rouge@swissotel.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 18, 2018, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe