Friday, 8 January
Following his last successful show in Singapore in 2008, popular Mando-pop star David Tao returns to belt out hits such as Ai Hen Jian Dan (I Love You) and Pu Tong Peng You (Regular Friends).
In this concert billed as the “Rock and Talk” show, Tao will also sing English hits from the 1970s and 1980s, songs that have influenced his musical style. Tickets from $88 to $178.
Friday only, at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Witness more than 300 tattoo artists ‘inking’ away, up close and personal, at this second edition of the Tat2 Show, following the inaugural event last year. Tickets from $22 to $60.
For more details, read our Guide to the Tat2 Show.
Until 10 January, at Singapore Expo.
Saturday, 9 January
Known to fans as a DJ-turned-entrepreneur who has inspired many with his fight against cancer, Billy Wang has established his own company, Billy House, to share his knowledge of wholesome living.
This one-day event, held in conjunction with Billy House’s first anniversary, includes talks, a product auction, dinner and a star-studded concert. Tickets from $58 to $118.
Saturday only, atMAX Pavilion, Singapore Expo.
Proscenium is a triple bill of comedy meant for people who have never found the time to ponder on some of the most essential questions of life and are searching for answers to them: How intimate can actors get on stage? How do university students amuse themselves in their free time? What exactly is the stage?
Tickets at $20.
Until 10 January, at Play Den, The Arts House.
Sunday, 10 January
Thomas DeVoe, a ‘mind-illusionist’ from the United Kingdom, makes a stopover in Singapore during his 12-month world tour. His abilities apparently include being able to read thoughts, control minds, and bend metallic objects, among others. Free of charge.
Sunday only, at Downtown East, Event Square.
A three-day outdoor acoustic concert series starting from 8 January. Local musicians Nick Tan, Cove Red and The Lion Story play Friday and Saturday. Sunday evening, American singer-songwriter Ken Stringfellow – founding member of the band The Posies – follows the opening act, Malaysia’s Mohd Jayzuan. Free of charge.
Last day, at Esplanade Outdoor Theatre.