Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (29 May 2015)

By inSing EditorEvents - 27 May 2015 3:06 PM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (29 May 2015)

Gillman Barracks hosts another edition of Art After Dark, in conjunction with the Singapore Open Media Art Festival on Friday. The three-day arts festival celebrates 40 years of diplomatic relations between Singapore and South Korea and includes media installations, new shows and performances by Chicks on Speed and DJ group Attagirl.

'Utopia' - Chicks On Speed

American songstress Rachael Yamagata returns to Singapore this weekend for another concert at the Esplanade. She is best known for her debut album ‘Happenstance’, featuring hit songs ‘Be Be Your Love’ and ‘Under My Skin’. Fans may look forward to singing along to ‘Starlight’ and ‘Even If I Don't’ from her follow-up albums, ‘Chesapeake’ and ‘Heavyweight’. 

The Omni-Theatre reopens this weekend after a revamp to its theatre systems. Catch digital or IMAX shows such as 'Back to the Moon for Good', which chronicles the moon landings, or 'Panda :The Journey Home' at the venue.

Dance club Kyo hosts Singapore DJ and producer Mr Has for its 'Rewind' flagship night. Expect lots of house, techno and everything in between. 

Head down to Singapore’s first urban beach on The Promontory@Marina Bay for the DBS Marina Regatta this weekend. Besides the dragonboat races, the three-weekend event will also offer fringe activities such as the Asian Cosplay Cup, bumboat tours, a race, and movie screenings by the bay. 

The world’s most famous ballet, 'Swan Lake', comes to town, performed by one of the world’s most renowned troupes: the St Pertersburg Ballet. Witness the tragedy of Odette, a young woman transformed into a white swan, and her salvation by prince Siegfried.

Music and nature lovers might want to head down to the Singapore Botanic Gardens as the park will host two concerts on Saturday and Sunday. Organised to celebrate the nation's 50th year of independence, 'Jubilee at the Botanics' will feature the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and the voices of Tay Kewei and Amni Musfirah, at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage from 6pm to 7pm.

'Home' (cover) - Sungha Jung

South Korean YouTube star Sungha Jung is back here for the fifth time. The fingerstyle guitarist recently released his fifth solo album ‘Two Of Me’, and he will be presenting his own arrangements of favourite Singapore songs at the concert. 

Mosey down to rooftop bar Loof this Sunday from 5pm, where French music producer Anoraak will perform a live set, with support from DJs Cats on Crack and Daryl Chan.

'Daft Punk' - Pentatonix

A capella’s hottest stars and Grammy Award-winners Pentatonix are in town on Monday, a public holiday, to wow you with their brand of music as part of their 'On My Way Home Tour'.

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