Boy, time does fly! It seems like we are almost at the end of the year (but not yet, apparently). Say good-bye to the hazy days as we keep you anticipating a fresh list of exciting programmes, coincidentally involving plenty of singing and dancing. ‘Cause, baby, now we got bad blood…Hey!’
BEST OF YIRUMA LIVE IN SINGAPORE 2015
For this special one night, South Korea pianist and composer Yiruma is set to enchant the audience with his signature pieces live at The Star Theatre. Ever wondered who the talent behind the highly popular masterpieces of Kiss the Rain and River Flows in You is? Come witness Yiruma showcase more of his beautiful compositions and intricate piano skills right before your very own eyes. If you’re a piano music lover, The Best of Yiruma concert is a must-go! Crossing genres of Classical, Pop, New Age, Soundtrack and Jazz, Yiruma’s music is bound to take you through a sentimental journey of nostalgic memories.
When: 6 November
Where: The Star Theatre
SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL
Embark on a journey with the Cat in the Hat into the mystical and songtastical world of Dr Seuss. Featuring insights from the various books Horton Hears a Who!, Green Eggs and ‘Ham and The Cat in the Hat!’
Seussical the Musical illustrates the adventures of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a tiny world floating by on a tiny speck of dust. Being the home of the Whos and Jojo, this small world is gradually floating out of control through the universe. Between them they have to come up with a solution to rescue Who from a world of naysayers and threats. What will happen in the end? Seussical the Musical is recommended for the entire family and children aged 5 and above.
When: 6 - 8 November
Where: Esplanade Theatre
TAYLOR SWIFT 1989 WORLD TOUR
Are you a ‘Swiftie’? Because America’s sweetheart, Taylor Swift, will finally be landing in Singapore for her 1989 World Tour this November. This seven-time Grammy winner is well-known for touching hearts with her catchy yet personal self-penned songs and being the world’s greatest role model for self-love. Born in the year of 1989, Taylor calls the 1989 music album a ‘touchstone’, comprising a comprehensive playlist of songs that narrate bits and pieces of her superstar life. Seize this awesome opportunity to rock together with Taylor along to top Billboard hits like Bad Blood, Blank Space and her latest track Wildest Dreams.
When: 7 - 8 November
Where: SINGAPORE INDOOR STADIUM
ZHU MI MI ~ WANNA HAVE FUN CONCERT
A popular figure in Hong Kong TV drama series, Zhu Mi Mi 朱咪咪 is in fact more than just an actress cum comedian. Back in the 70s, Zhu joined the music industry and successfully released numerous Mandarin albums. Apart from delighting the audience with her soothing yet powerful vocals, this multi-talent often goes the extra mile by entertaining them with jokes and impersonating skills of other renowned singers like Xu Xiao Feng 徐小凤 and Yao Su Rong 姚苏蓉. As the title suggests, join Zhu for a fun-filled time as she wows you with her showmanship and voice.
When: 8 November
Where: RESORT WORLD THEATRE
DISNEY LIVE! MICKEY’S MUSIC FESTIVAL
No more watching your favourite Disney cartoon characters on television as Feld Entertainment presents to you Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival. With an all-star line-up of more than 25 Disney characters in this jam session, be transported to the magical world of non-stop grooving and singing along with stars from the Mickey Mouse and friends, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Pixar’s Toy Story families. Head on down with your family to relive those childhood memories and fulfil your child’s fantasy.
Reminder: Put on your favourite kicks for some hip hop, pop, country and more dancing moves!
When: 21 - 29 NOVEMBER
Where: GRAND THEATRE, MASTERCARD THRETRES AT MARINA BAY SAND
We all know the acronym YOLO which stands for ‘You Only Live Once’ or otherwise, similar to carpe diem (seize the day). So, what is the YOLO Run?
YOLO Run dares you to run shirtless for a good cause. Yes you heard me, shirtless. Courtesy of X-Change Republic, the organisation will be donating one of their T-shirts to underprivileged children in developing countries for every participant who runs shirtless on the race day.
All participating males and females will receive a Yolo Run Singlet and a Yolo Run Sports Bra respectively each. Of course, additional merchandises such as a race tee, yoga mat and drawstring bag will be given to all runners. Ending off with a mass yoga session, this inaugural 5k run shall not be a test of your stamina, but a testament of your compassion.
When: 22 November
Where: Gardens by the Bay
DEF LEPPARD LIVE IN SINGAPORE
For those who have never heard of Def Leppard the band, you’re definitely missing out on some awesome English rock music. Comprising of Joe Elliott (vocals), Vivian Campbell (guitar), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick “Say” Savage (bass) and Rick Allen (drums), Def Leppard sets as one greatest rock bands of all time. Over the years, the band has released a series of classic ground-breaking albums with Photograph, Hysteria and Pour Some Sugar on Me becoming the top hits. This year, it is the very first time this group of legends are performing live in Singapore – Fans of Def Leppard, you’re in for an absolute treat!
When: 24 November
Where: SUNTEC SINGAPORE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE
Originated from Cambridge, England, Clean Bandit is formed by members Jack Patterson (bass, consoles, and vocals), Luke Patterson (percussion), Grace Chatto (cello and vocals) and Neil Amin-Smith (violin and piano). Clean Bandit's remix of bass, beats and strings has taken the world by tempest, most distinctly with their top single Rather Be, which remained in its #1 spot on the UK singles graph for four weeks and peaking at #10 on US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
When: 25 November
Where: RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA – HARD ROCK HOTEL
NEON LIGHTS MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL
None like this before, Neon Lights is scheduled to illuminate the historic Fort Canning Park with an exquisite and dazzling music and arts programme incorporating international and local music, dance, theatre, comedy, art and more.
Based on the philosophy of collaboration and community, Neon Lights Music and Arts Festival will occupy all three main outdoor event spaces – Fort Green, Fort Gate and OMSQ. This event assures a premium multi-disciplinary, multi-sensory experience for people from all walks of life
For a whole line-up of music acts and the latest event updates, check out the official website.
When: 28 - 29 November
Where: Fort Canning Park
FAN YANG 2015 BUBBLE LEGENDARY SHOW
When it comes to bubbles, we immediately think of Fan Yang. This 3-in-1 human being – bubble scientist, artist and performer shines on stage with humongous soap bubbles surrounding him. Fan has combined art and science to come up with the formula of bubble art, bringing bubble media into a fresh artistic dimension for everyone. Here’s the shocking part: He is currently an 18-time Guinness Book of World Record holder for having placed an 8,800 lb. elephant in a bubble! Are there any reasons not to watch him live?
When: 28 - 29 November
Where: Resorts World Theatre