Archive | March, 2011

Maroon 5 Live In Singapore

25 Mar

SYNOPSIS
Maroon 5 enthralled us with their soulful pop grooves back in 2008. Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, James Valentine, Mickey Madden and Matt Flynn will return to our shores on 25th April 2010 for another unforgettable show at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The Los Angeles band will play in support of their latest album, Hands All Over.

Maroon 5 has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide, nabbed 3 Grammy awards and spawned hits like “This Love,” “She Will Be Loved,” “Harder to Breathe,” “Sunday Morning,” and “Makes Me Wonder”.

Hands All Over is the follow-up to 2007’s It Won’t Be Soon Before Long and the band’s debut, 2002’s Songs About Jane.

“Every record should be like our first, that’s the way we think about it,” Levine says. “We don’t ever want to rest on our laurels or get too cozy. We always want to keep aspiring to do our best — and this album captures that.”

With their unforgettable sound – a crisp blend of rock, pop, funk and R&B, paired with Levine’s trademark vocals, fans can expect one dynamic live performance come April. Don’t wait and miss this. Get your tickets today!

DATE
25 Apr 2011
Mon, 8.00pm

DURATION
Approx 2 hrs

VENUE(S)
Singapore Indoor Stadium

TICKET PRICE (EXCLUDE BOOKING FEE)
Standard – S$185, S$150, S$125, S$100, S$75

http://www.sistic.com.sg

Review: Big Night Out 2011

14 Mar

Big Night Out 2011 concerts were not BIG after all. The organizer should had just put everyone in the Pen area to make it an eventful nights. There were so many empty seats and they decided shrinking the Pen A & B into a single Pen just a week before the concert. Saxon was not able to perform.

Some fans were not happy when their seats got reassigned. They had reserved the first row seats but had to settle on the reassigned seats that were a few rows back. Pen A tickets holders started selling their tickets as they were aware that there were much more cheaper tickets on sale.

I reached the Singapore Indoor Stadium at 7.35pm. The atmosphere was not so great, not like the Iron Maiden one. No queuing problem this time.

At around 8.20pm, Sugar Sammy came on stage and shared his jokes. Then I Am Giant made their appearance at 8.40pm. Not bad from the London band.


I Am Giant – Living the Crash

I Am Giant ended their performance at around 9.30pm and we waited for the main band Stone Temple Pilots to take on the stage. It was 10.30pm and there was not a single Stone Temple Pilots guys seen. The crowd got rowdy and shouted vulgar words to the organizer. Not sure what was their problems. Hmmm.. Maybe they had problem settling up the agreed payments?

At 10.50pm, Sugar Sammy was pushed to the stage to control the crowd, but instead he got booed and someone thrown something on his face. As the crowd got nasty, Stone Temple Pilots had no choice but to entertain their fans (?) or the organizer had paid the agreed payments (?).


Plush

Great lightning and performance by Stone Temple Pilots. I was not happy with the guys who reserved the front seats. They were standing/dancing all the time and made me wanted to give Cantona’s kicks to them and see them tumbling down to the Pen’s area. Haha. If you want to dance, buy the standing tickets you cheapskate White people!


Dead & Bloated


Between The Lines


Interstate Love Song

Stone Temple Pilots ended their performance just before midnight. Where the promised 90 minutes oh LAMC Productions?

Day 2, the concert started on time with Deja Voodoo Spells from Malaysia performing at 7.15pm. Great showmanship from this 3-piece band. Worth watching them.


Deja Voodoo Spells – Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody

Sugar Sammy take over the stage and repeated the same old shit. I was feeling very bored and post a comment on LAMC’s fb wall. Was he being paid to tell the same jokes for the 2 consecutive nights? I just saw his show on youtube and damn he was repeating exactly the same sentences!

Then came Twenty Two Hundred from Melbourne, Australia. A so-so performance by them. They ended their last song at 9pm.


Twenty Two Hundred – Sweet Dirty

At about 9.30pm, the one and only Slash and Myles Kennedy and the band take the centre stage. I was busy taking a close up photos of Slash and noticed that the sound system from the right speakers were no so good and I decided to move towards the center. Some fans were complaining about the sound system on the first day. I did not believe them as I was at Cat 3 area which was facing the stage.


Civil War

It was much better there as the bass and drum speakers were at the center of the stage. I had the chance hopping, rocking and singing along with the other fans there too. It feels like I was at a Guns ‘N’ Roses concert!


Sweet Child O Mine


Starlight

Awesome performance by them! Slash’s sweat was dripping all over the stage. Too hot eh Slash? I will probably watch them again if they come again. Slash was telling us that they should come here 3-4 times a year. Yeah!


Mean Bone


Back from Cali


Paradise City

They ended the show at 11.30pm with Paradise City. My 3rd rock concert of the year had just ended. What’s next? Metallica maybe?

A.R. RAHMAN JAI HO CONCERT – The Journey Home World Tour

14 Mar

SYNOPSIS
A.R. Rahman, best known for his work on the score for the Academy Award-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire,” is back in Singapore as part of the Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour which will play in 16 major cities worldwide.

For the trek, Rahman is collaborating with creative director Amy Tinkham, who has worked to create concerts for Britney Spears, the Backstreet Boys and Mariah Carey. The concert is a theatrical experiencing featuring music, but dance and acrobatics.

The show will include songs from Slumdog Millionaire as well as the Indian films Lagaan, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, Dil Se, Rang De Basanti and Roja’.

DATE
17-20 Mar 2011
Thu – Sun, 8.30pm

DURATION
Approx 2 hours

VENUE(S)
Grand Theater at Marina Bay Sands

TICKET PRICE (EXCLUDE BOOKING FEE)
VIP BOX – S$2600 (For 4 seats)
JAI HO SEATS – S$375
(Includes a drink and a gift)
A Reserve – S$265
B Reserve – S$195
C Reserve – S$145
D Reserve – S$95

http://www.sistic.com.sg

MICHAEL BUBLE ”Crazy Love Tour” Live In Singapore

2 Mar

SYNOPSIS
The Grammy award-winning Canadian singer will perform in Singapore on 9 Mar 2011 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Michael Bublé debuted in 2003 and achieved worldwide commercial success in 2005 with the album “It’s Time”. These albums featured standards from various eras such as “Sway”, “Come Fly With Me” and “Save The Last Dance For Me”. “Call Me Irresponsible” in 2007 was an even bigger success, reaching number one worldwide. It also spawned one of his biggest hits ever, “Everything” which carried a more adult-contemporary sound than his usual big band style.

The fourth album, “Crazy Love” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart last year. Aside from discovering a fresh way to deliver the live authentic feeling musical goods he is known for, his choice of material shows an artist still hungry to innovate and make his mark both as a stylist, but also as a songwriter. Bublé co-wrote the album’s two singles, “Haven’t Met You Yet” and “Hold On” with former collaborators Alan Chang and Amy Foster. Soon to be released, the 2-CD deluxe “Crazy Love Hollywood Edition” features the original “Crazy Love” album plus a second disc containing four brand new studio recordings and four live songs recorded during his “Crazy Love Tour”.

As Michael Bublé opens wide the doors to his own emotions for the world to see on “Crazy Love”, he knows he has no other choice. “They will know it’s real because they will feel it too — and after that we are no longer strangers.”

Michael Bublé returns to Singapore after his previous concerts in 2003 and 2005 with Lushington Entertainments. SingTel presents fans an opportunity to catch the ultimate showman in action in 2011. “As SingTel transforms into a multimedia solutions company, we are committed to bringing the best of entertainment to our customers through exclusive concerts and services such as AMPed. SingTel is proud to give our customers the chance to catch Michael Bublé live in his first Singapore concert in five years. As a bonus, our customers will enjoy priority ticket sales from the 24th to 28th November” – Mr. Derrick Heng, Director, Segment Marketing & Communications, SingTel.

DATE
9 Mar 2011
Wed, 8.00pm

DURATION
Approx 90 mins

VENUE(S)
Singapore Indoor Stadium

TICKET PRICE (EXCLUDE BOOKING FEE)
Standard – S$288, S$228, S$188, S$128, S$98