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Gigs Picks: A-lin Sonar Singapore Echo Limited Concert, Sekai No Owari and more

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A-LIN SONAR SINGAPORE ECHO LIMITED CONCERT

If you missed the Sonar concert in Singapore by Taiwanese singer A-lin in December 2015, this is another chance to catch the big-voiced performer live. She released her debut album, Lost Love Of Innocence, in 2006 and is a four-time Golden Melody Award nominee for Best Mandarin Female Singer.

WHERE: The Star Theatre, 04-01 The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $98 to $198 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


SEKAI NO OWARI

They are one of the biggest acts from Japan and their last album, Tree (2015), went to No. 1 at home.

Sekai No Owari (photo), which means end of the world in Japanese, perform in Singapore for the first time after successful gigs in the United States, South Korea, China and Taiwan.

Next step in their world domination plan: An English- language album slated for release this year.

WHERE: The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sunday, 7pm ADMISSION: $118 (standard) and $168 (VIP) from Apactix (www.apactix.com), $148 at the door


LA FEMME LIVE IN SINGAPORE + SPECIAL GUEST TOMGIRL

Chic French indie pop band La Femme (photo) make their live debut in Singapore on the back of their second studio album, Mystere (2016).

They have already received the thumbs-up from American legends Red Hot Chili Peppers, whom they supported on the latter’s European tour last year. Opening for La Femme are local noir-rock duo Tomgirl.

WHERE: *Scape The Ground Theatre, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tuesday, 7pm ADMISSION: $70 from ticketbox.sg


AIR SUPPLY LIVE IN SINGAPORE English-Australian soft-rock duo

Air Supply, comprising Russell Hitchcock (left) and Graham Russell, are a regular fixture in the concert schedule here, but even fans might not know that Making Love Out Of Nothing At All, one of their biggest hits, had failed to hit No. 1 in the United States.

The ballad was also not part of  a studio album and first appeared on the 1983 Greatest Hits compilation.

WHERE: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm & Sunday, 5pm ADMISSION: $88 to $168 from Sistic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 03, 2017, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe