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Gig Picks: Boon Chan recommends Taiwanese rock band Mayday's upsized Life Tour and American pop rock band Boyce Avenue

Taiwanese rock band Mayday
Taiwanese rock band MaydayPHOTOS: CHARLES TORREALBA, HYPE RECORDS, OHMYMEITING/ FACEBOOK, ROCK RECORDS
Boyce Avenue
Boyce AvenuePHOTOS: CHARLES TORREALBA, HYPE RECORDS, OHMYMEITING/ FACEBOOK, ROCK RECORDS
Meiting
MeitingPHOTOS: CHARLES TORREALBA, HYPE RECORDS, OHMYMEITING/ FACEBOOK, ROCK RECORDS
Miss Lou
Miss LouPHOTOS: CHARLES TORREALBA, HYPE RECORDS, OHMYMEITING/ FACEBOOK, ROCK RECORDS

MAYDAY LIFE TOUR

Taiwanese rock band Mayday were just here in December for their Life Tour but this upsized version at the National Stadium promises to be more spectacular.

Frontman Ashin had told local media then: "Even for those who have just seen us, watching the show next year will feel totally different. We will even include some new songs."

WHERE: National Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $98 to $298 from SportsHubTix (go to www.sportshub.com.sg)


BOYCE AVENUE LIVE IN SINGAPORE

American pop rock band Boyce Avenue broke out on the Internet in the late 2000s with their video covers of songs such as Rihanna's Umbrella.

The three Manzano brothers now have more than 11 million subscribers to their YouTube channel and have recorded their own material on albums such as All We Have Left (2010).

WHERE: The Star Theatre, 04-01 The Star Performing Arts Centre, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Thursday, 8pm ADMISSION: $98 to $138 from Apactix (go to www.apactix.com or call 3158-8588)


DON'T WORRY! I'M NOT A BAD PERSON EP LAUNCH

Singaporean singer-songwriter Meiting's music is said to be in the vein of indie Taiwanese acts Cheer Chen and Crowd Lu, with an eye on the little details in life. Her debut EP offers songs such as Freshwater Fish In Freshwater and That Man Living On Sirius.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $18 (general admission) and $30 (general admission plus EP) from ninjagirl-eplaunch.peatix.com


MISS LOU'S EP LAUNCH + EAST WEST DIVAS

Miss Lou's debut EP, Glamour Vintage Songbird, pithily sums up her deal as a jazz-pop singer. The self-penned tracks include More Than Just That Bass and Better Off Without You.

Also performing at the launch is Italian jazz singer Simona De Rosa.

WHERE: Stuttgart Blackforest Boutique S-Cafe, 9 Bras Basah Road, 01-01 Rendezvous Hotel Gallery MRT: Bencoolen WHEN: Sunday, noon ADMISSION: $80 for brunch and concert from louminary.co

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 01, 2018, with the headline 'Gigs Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe