Metalheads, rejoice. British heavy metal band Judas Priest will be performing here along with Japanese kawaii metal band, BABYMETAL this December. Originally formed in the early '70s in England, Judas Priest is responsible for some of the genre's most influential albums such as ‘British Steel’, ‘Screaming for Vengeance’ and ‘Painkiller’.
Dec 4, 8pm, at the Zepp@Big Box Singapore, 1 Venture Avenue, Singapore 608521. Tickets from $118. For more info, visit https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/judas1218.
Dec 5, The Weeknd Live In Singapore 2018
This is The Weeknd’s first show in Singapore. The Canadian singer-songwriter started off his career by anonymously uploading his work on to YouTube in 2011, and has since swept awards for hits such as ‘I Can’t Feel My Face’ and ‘Starboy’.
Dec 5, 8pm, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691. Tickets from $118. For more info, visit https://www.sportshub.com.sg/theweeknd2018.
Dec 7, Charlie Lim “Live in concert”
Homegrown Charlie Lim has earned acclaim for his debut TIME/SPACE and sophomore release CHECK-HOOK, and has risen to become one of the region’s most unique wunderkinds. And he’s going to showcase all of that in his first fully-fledged gig in three years, following a successful showcase at Japan’s Summersonic Festival and (re)writing this year’s NDP theme song. He will be joined onstage by his superband The Mothership, and special guests such as Weish (.GIF), Yung Raja and Fariz Jabba, as well as backing vocals from Vanessa Fernandez (Vandetta, Octover) and Eugenia Yip (The Steve McQueens, Riot !n Magenta).
Dec 7, 8pm, at The Star Theatre, 1 Vista Exchange Green, #04-01, Singapore 138617. Tickets from $58. For more info, visit https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/charlie1218.
Dec 7-8, Hi-5 Supers
1, 2, 3 ,4, Hi-5! In their return to Singapore, Hi-5’s on a quest to become superheroes for a day. Expect a special the double reveal of Hi-5 this December, featuring a brand new cast and a theatrical debut with a newly themed show, Hi-5 Supers. This superhero themed stage show will empower every child, showing them that being a hero means so much more than just being able to fly or jump over buildings. It also aims to teach kids how to express and believe in themselves, revealing each of their inner superhero, while accepting others in their own ‘super’ way.
Dec 7, 6.30pm, Dec 8, 10.30am, 2.30pm & 6.30pm, at the Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands. Tickets from $39. For more info, visit https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/hi51218.
12 Dec, Shangela is Shook Tour Singapore (R18)
Halleloo! Fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race are in for a fabulous treat – the show’s All Stars diva from season 3, Shangela, will be coming to Singapore this December! The drag performer is best known as the only contestant to compete in three separate seasons of the Emmy-award winning reality show, seasons 2, 3 and All Stars 3. Shangela, whose real name is DJ Pierce, has appeared in TV shows such as 2 Broke Girls, Glee and Bones, and also appeared in movies such as Kiss Me, Kill Me and A Star Is Born.
Dec 12, 8pm, at the Shine Auditorium, 100 Beach Road, #03-01 Shaw Tower, Singapore 189702. Tickets from $78. For more info, visit https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/shangela1218
Dec 14-15, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Film Concert
Over 70 musicians will perform the mesmerising music of Star Wars live in sync with the legendary film projected onto a giant screen at the only official Star Wars concert in Singapore. Fans can look forward to reliving the five-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams’ beloved music live while watching the entire Episode IV movie at the same time, and the powerful score of Episode IV will resonate like never before.
Dec 14-15, 8pm, at the Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981. Tickets from $69. For more info, visit https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/cswanh1218.