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Flautist Rit Xu (left) and saxophonist Bryan Lawrence de Rozario (right) will play in the finale concert.
Flautist Rit Xu (left) and saxophonist Bryan Lawrence de Rozario (right) will play in the finale concert. PHOTOS: BANDWAGON, FIGURE8 AGENCY, JAZZ ASSOCIATION (SINGAPORE), SECRET SIGNALS

THE LION CITY YOUTH JAZZ FESTIVAL CONCERT 2019: THE SONGS OF PORGY AND BESS, FEATURING EMINENT MENTORS AND JAZZ ASSOCIATION SINGAPORE YOUTH ORCHESTRA

The finale concert for this year's Lion City Youth Jazz Festival sees the young musicians of the Jazz Association Singapore Youth Orchestra on stage together with jazz veterans such as American singers Kenny Washington and Carmen Bradford, a Grammy nominee.

Playing music from Gershwin musical Porgy & Bess, the musicians include the two recent Jazz Association (Singapore) scholarship recipients, flautist Rit Xu and saxophonist Bryan Lawrence de Rozario.

WHERE: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Level 9 Far East Organization Auditorium, 1 Straits Boulevard

MRT: Tanjong Pagar 

WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm  

ADMISSION: $35, $55 and $75 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)


LAST DINOSAURS - LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Last in Singapore to perform at the 2013 music festival Camp Symmetry, Australian indie rockers Last Dinosaurs (above) are back for a headline show. Fronted by singer and guitarist Sean Caskey, the band released their third album, Yumeno Garden, last year.

The gig will feature home-grown indie band M1LDL1FE as the supporting act.

WHERE: EBX Live Space (Ebenex), 01-02, 5 Pereira Road

MRT: Tai Seng

WHEN: Thursday, 7.30pm

ADMISSION: $70 from ticketing.igo.events/e/368/last-dinosaurs-live-in-singapore


TIMBER TIMBRE

This is the debut Singapore show of Canadian psychedelic folk band Timber Timbre (above). Their fourth record and most recent album, Sincerely, Future Pollution (2017), has been hailed as a cinematic blend of synth-pop, new age and disco.

WHERE: The Substation Theatre, 45 Armenian Street

MRT: City Hall

WHEN: Thursday, 8pm

ADMISSION: $68, go to www.figure8-agency.com


TURNOVER - LIVE IN SINGAPORE

American indie rock band/dream pop trio Turnover (above) are returning to Singapore for a show that is part of a tour in support of their third album, Good Nature (2017).

Fronted by singer-guitarist Austin Getz, they were last here in 2017, when they played a sold-out gig at Hood Bar.

WHERE: The Pavilion, 01-01 Far East Square, 28 China Street

MRT: Telok Ayer

WHEN: Sunday, 7pm

ADMISSION: $50 from www.bandwagon.asia/shows/turnover

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 17, 2019, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe