Friday, 5 February
Help homegrown talented singer Inch Chua realize her musical aspirations by attending this benefit show, which features acoustic sets by Talk To The Walls, Plainsunset, Caracal, B-Quartet, Amateur Takes Control, A Vacant Affair and – of course - Inch herself. Proceeds will go towards flying her (and a small crew) to the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas, where she has been invited to perform.
Read about our interview with Inch Chua here.
Friday only, at 15 Minutes @ LaSalle College of the Arts. Free admission but donations are encouraged.
Groove to Osunlade’s wide repertoire ranging from jazzy soundscapes narrating his time spent on the magical Greek island of Santorini, to deep, percussive house tempos that mirror those he’s unearthed from his ancestral roots in Africa.
Friday only, at Velvet Underground, Zouk.
Saturday, 6 February
Concerto Competition Prize Winners Concert
Enjoy an evening brimming with talent where the winners of the Conservatory Concerto Competition finals perform their winning works – the Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major, Schumann Cello Concerto and the Gershwin Piano Concerto.
Saturday only, at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. Free with registration.
Don’t miss this Electropop/ Nu Wave Boy Wonder who went from posting his own DIY music through MySpace to signing with multinational giant EMI almost in a single step. With collaborations with Jamiroquai, Groove Armada, CSS, Kylie Minogue and Dizzee Rascal under his belt, Harris’ star is set to turn supernova.
Saturday only, at Zouk.
Sunday, 7 February
Experience Chinatown through Chankerk’s eyes, most characteristically expressed with impulsive gestural strokes to capture a Chinatown “state of mind”.
Until 23 February, at the Fill-Your-Walls Gallery, Tanjong Pagar.
Fiery-haired ingénue Florence Welch and her band, The Machine, finally debut in Singapore with what promises to be a scorching virgin performance in a double-bill bonanza also featuring indie darlings The xx.
Read about our preview guide here.
Sunday only, at the Esplanade Theatre. Tickets from $55 to $80.