Gigs Picks: Andy Lau; The Andrew Lim Trio; Muse, Gwen Stefani and more at F1; Charlie Lim and other home-grown acts

American singer Gwen Stefani and British trio Muse will perform on the main Padang stage at the Marina Bay Circuit Park at the F1.
American singer Gwen Stefani and British trio Muse will perform on the main Padang stage at the Marina Bay Circuit Park at the F1.PHOTOS: SINGAPORE GP

FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

Marquee music acts like American rock quartet Red Hot Chili Peppers, British trio Muse and American singer Gwen Stefani might pull in the crowds at the main Padang stage but there are plenty of other eclectic acts performing at the various stages around the Marina Bay Circuit Park at the F1.

They include home-grown singer-songwriters Ffion and Glen Wee, Indian-American hip-hop artist Raja Kumari and Malaysian singer-producer NJWA.

WHERE: Marina Bay Street Circuit

MRT: Find the closest station to your preferred gate at singaporegp.sg/en/event-info/circuit-park-map

WHEN: From tomorrow until Sunday, various times

ADMISSION: From $38 for single-day, wheelchair-accessible platforms and $98 for single-day grandstands and walkabout. Go to www.singaporegp.sg

MY LOVE ANDY LAU WORLD TOUR - SINGAPORE


PHOTO: UNUSUAL ENTERTAINMENT

Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau is finally performing in Singapore again, 11 years after his last concert here.

The four Singapore shows are set to replicate the dazzling stage set of the Hong Kong shows, which quickly sold out all of its 20 dates in the past year.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk

MRT: Stadium

WHEN: Sept 25 to 28, 8pm

ADMISSION: $168 to $368 from Apactix

THE ANDREW LIM TRIO


PHOTO: NUS CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

Renowned home-grown jazz guitarist Andrew Lim will play a gig at his alma mater, the National University of Singapore.

The musician, who honed his chops in New York and graduated with a master's in music from the Aaron Copland School of Music there, will perform with his new trio. The group also comprises two other stalwarts of the jazz scene - bass player Christy Smith and drummer Aaron James Lee .

WHERE: UTown Dance Studio, University Town, Stephen Riady Centre, 2 College Ave West

MRT: Kent Ridge/Clementi

WHEN: Today (Sept 20), 7.30pm

ADMISSION: Free with registration. Go to bit.ly/EMCC-ALim

FRED PERRY SUBCULTURE LIVE


PHOTO: ST FILE

The three music acts performing at this instalment of the Fred Perry Subculture series of gigs present the broad nature of the home-grown music acts.

Singer-songwriter Charlie Lim is known for his neo-soul music, Coming Up Roses play a mix of alternative rock and shoegaze, and DJ KIDG will spin an eclectic mix of indie disco jams.

WHERE: DECK, 120A Prinsep Street

MRT: Rochor

WHEN: Friday(Sept 20), 7.30pm

ADMISSION: Free with registration. Go to bit.ly/2ktpie3

JEREMY MONTEIRO AND FRIENDS: OVERJOYED - A JAZZ TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER


PHOTO: HORNG YIH WONG

Singapore jazz maestro Jeremy Monteiro's new album celebrates the music of American soul icon Stevie Wonder. He will play his interpretations of hits such as You Are the Sunshine of My Life and My Cherie Amour live, accompanied by musicians such as Eugene Pao, Alemay Fernandez and Stephen Francis.

Two out of the three concerts are already sold out, but tickets are still available for the Sept 28 afternoon show.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive

MRT: Esplanade

WHEN: Sep 28, 3pm

ADMISSION: $59 from Sistic. Go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555