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Gigs Picks: Taeyang World Tour, Noise Invasion Festival and more

Taeyang.
Taeyang.PHOTOS: LITTLE ONG, RAJIV SINGH, SHAWNA CHIA, TAEYANG/ INSTAGRAM, VINDICATRIX/ DAVID AIRD
Nicholas Chim.
Nicholas Chim.PHOTOS: LITTLE ONG, RAJIV SINGH, SHAWNA CHIA, TAEYANG/ INSTAGRAM, VINDICATRIX/ DAVID AIRD

TAEYANG - 2017 WORLD TOUR WHITE NIGHT IN SINGAPORE

He made his name with BigBang, one of K-pop's most popular acts, but Taeyang is also an accomplished solo artist in his own right.

The Singapore show is part of a solo global jaunt in support of his third album, White Night, which was released in August and topped the Billboard World Digital Albums charts.

WHERE: The Star Theatre, 04-01 The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $168 to $328 from Apactix. Go to www.apactix.com/events/detail/taeyang-2017

NICHOLAS CHIM DOWN THE WAY RELEASE PARTY

Home-grown troubadour Nicholas Chim delves into new territory with his latest single, Down The Way. Unlike his past introspective folk tunes, the new single is an electronic track - the result of a collaboration with fellow Singapore experimental artist Yllis. This show, which takes place just before Chim embarks on a European tour, will feature supporting acts Abby Simone and Ferry.

WHERE: Artistry, 17 Jalan Pinang MRT: Bugis WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $10 from downtheway.peatix.com

UJIKAJI PRESENTS VINDICATRIX/LI-CHUAN CHONG/MARLA BENDINI

British electronic artist David Aird (above), better known by his stage name Vindicatrix, will bring his baritone vocals and experimental sounds, and headline this latest gig by music label Ujikaji Records.

Also performing are two home-grown acts - sound designer and composer Li-Chuan Chong and experimental and improv artist Marla Bendini.

WHERE: Artistry, 17 Jalan Pinang MRT: Bugis WHEN: Wednesday, 8pm ADMISSION: $12 at the door

OUTIN 003 - OBEDIENT WIVES CLUB/ JASMINE SOKKO/CHERIE KO

The latest instalment of OutIn, a series of live performances by music retail and events space The Analog Room, features home-grown indie-pop outfit Obedient Wives Club (above), who will be playing tunes from their new EP, Cinematica.

The performance will also feature DJ sets by the band's guitarist, Cherie Ko, as well as rising electronic artist Jasmine Sokko.

WHERE: The Analog Vault, 02-13 Esplanade Mall, 8 Raffles Avenue MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 4pm ADMISSION: Free

NOISE INVASION FESTIVAL

Long known for its distinctive and gruesome dioramas of Chinese folklore and mythology, the 80-year-old theme park Haw Par Villa will host a new generation of home-grown acts from the indie, electronica and R&B scene, including M1LDL1FE, Amateur Takes Control and Sam Rui (above).

More than just gigs, the festival will also feature artwork by street artists Slac Satu and Freaky Fir, as well as music talks and workshops.

WHERE: Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Road MRT: Haw Par Villa WHEN: Tomorrow, 6pm ADMISSION: Free 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2017, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe