ETHEL YAP EP LAUNCH
Home-grown singer-songwriter Ethel Yap will release her debut, self-titled EP - a collection of songs that range from acoustic folk tunes to alternative rock numbers - with two shows.
The gigs will also feature fellow singer-songwriter Zeeaura as the opening act.
WHERE: Practice Space @ TTP, 54 Waterloo Street MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Today, 7 and 9.30pm ADMISSION: From $25 for each set, go to ethelyapeplaunch2017.peatix.com
DREAM THEATER'S IMAGES, WORDS & BEYOND TOUR SINGAPORE
Progressive metal band Dream Theater, which made their name with virtuoso musicianship and sprawling, intricate songs, will be back to play for their fans in Singapore.
The show is part of the American band's current tour to mark the 25th anniversary of their second album, Images & Words (1992), a genre landmark.
WHERE: Zepp Bigbox Singapore, 1 Venture Avenue MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Tuesday, 8pm ADMISSION: $148 and $188 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)
SING JAZZ PRESENTS: GREGORY PORTER
American jazz singer and songwriter Gregory Porter is back to perform at the Capitol Theatre.
Known for his soulful baritone and distinct headgear, two of his albums, Liquid Spirit (2013) and Take Me To The Alley (2016), have won Best Jazz Vocal Album at the Grammy Awards.
WHERE: Capitol Theatre, 11 Stamford Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today, 9pm ADMISSION: $128 and $208 from Apactix (www.apactix.com/events/detail/gregory-porter-2017), $150 at the door
INSTIGATOR AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA SINGAPURA VIBRATIONS EP RELEASE
Home-grown outfit Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra are known within the live music and party circuit for their blend of Afro-Brazilian rhythms, reggae, funk and local sounds.
The band will release their debut EP, Singapura Vibrations, with this show, which includes an opening set by live loop artist Randolf Arriola, a performance by dance troupe African Dance Singapore and DJ sets by Ramesh, Rumshot and Ras Irie.
WHERE: The Projector, 05-00 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 9pm ADMISSION: $20 at the door