Don't miss these gigs

SINGAPORE - Don't miss these gigs

HACKEN LEE LIVE IN SINGAPORE

It's been a long wait for local fans of veteran Hong Kong crooner Hacken Lee.

The 45-year-old Cantopop star, best known for his ballads like Can't Bear to Let Go, Criminal and Won't Change In This Lifetime, will hold his first solo concert in Singapore this weekend.

WHEN: Saturday, 7.30pm

WHERE: The Max Pavilion, Singapore Expo

TICKETS: $68 to $148 from www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555.

ELECTRIC PET SHOP BOYS LIVE

Veterans of the 80s synth-pop phenomenon and one of the world's best-selling music acts, British pop duo Pet Shop Boys are coming to town again.

Listed as the most successful duo in UK music history in the Guinness Book of Records, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are three-time Brit Award winners and six-time Grammy nominees. Expect an arsenal of hits, including It's a Sin, West End Girls, Go West and Rent.

WHEN: Saturday, 8pm

WHERE: Resorts World Convention Centre, Compass Ballroom

TICKETS: $88 to $198 from www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555.

THE xx

Critically acclaimed UK trio and Mercury Music Prize winners, The xx, will perform their debut headline show in Singapore this week.

Comprising Romy Madley Croft (vocals, lead guitar), Oliver Sim (vocals, bass guitar), and Jamie Smith (beats, sampler), the band have played to sold-out arenas, including the renowned Glastonbury Festival. Definitely a concert not to be missed.

WHEN: Thursday and Friday, 8pm

WHERE: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre

TICKETS: $68 to $148 from www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555.


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