Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (24-26 Apr)

By Zaki JufriEvents - 22 April 2015 11:12 AM | Updated 11:12 AM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (24-26 Apr)

Singapore intrumental rock quintet In Each Hand A Cutlass will be performing their sophomore album 'The Kraken' live for the first time at The Esplanade. Borrowing from various genres, the album pays tribute to the mythical creature of the deep while continuing to push musical boundaries. They are joined by musical guests Josh Wei (violin) and Hsiao Shan Loh (cello), with background visuals curated by video artist Brandon Tay (Syndicate).

One of Singapore’s most prolific theatre companies, W!ld Rice, is celebrating the country’s 50th year of independence by producing five plays this year, starting with ‘Public Enemy' which opens this week at Victoria Theatre. The play revolves around a doctor (Ivan Heng), who discovers that industrial waste has contaminated the water in the spas of his country.

Among the greatest film composers of all time, John Williams has inspired two tribute concerts from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Jason Lai. Head down to SSO Pops Concert - John Williams Extravaganza and be transported into movies including ‘Star Wars’, ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Harry Potter’.

'Great Northen' - SleepMakesWaves

Instrumental rockers from Sydney – SleepMakesWaves – are making a stop in Singapore this Saturday at TAB. Formed in 2006, the band is known for their unique post-rock sound of fluid melodies and powerful climaxes. 

Red Bull Smash Zone 2015returns for the second year running with its unique style of play. After thrilling sports fans with the implementation of the ‘Smash Zone’ in badminton last year, Red Bull Singapore will hold the tournament for both men’s and women’s singles once again this weekend at the Pasir Ris Sports Hall.

Legendary house music label Defected returns to Kyo with two of the biggest names in the genre Franky Rizardo and Sam Divine, with support by residents DJs Norman C and Godwin P.

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Kumar Stands Up For Singapore

The reigning Queen of Comedy, Kumar, will be hosting his annual stand-up shenanigans at his Kumar Stands Up For Singapore at the Esplanade Theatre. Directed by Selena Tan, expect plenty of jokes based around Singapore’s journey from a swamp to the bustling city today.

Stand up and rock out for Singapore at the Singapore Turf Club this Saturday. TheSingapore SG50 Music Festivalwill feature artistes like Jack & Rai, Ugly In The Morning, Douglas O as well as Tosh Zhang and Wang Wei Liang from ‘Ah Boys To Men’

Get into the spirit of Down Under this ANZAC Day at the Motherlanz Music Festival with acts like Ian Moss, Ash Grunwald and the Jordan Luck Band providing the entertainment at surfer hangout Wave House Sentosa.

If you’re a a fan of Japanese anime and manga, don’t miss the Spring Doujima art market at *Scape this Saturday and Sunday. Up for grabs are exclusive merchandise and original artworks of your favourite characters from homegrown artists. 

Check out inSing's events calendar for many more ongoing events and series around our bustling little island!