[UPDATE on Feb 19: Tickets to a second show will open at 9AM today via SISTIC.
A second show has been added for 11th June 2016, also at the Esplanade Concert Hall. Local folktronica singer-songwriter Linying will take over .gif as the opening act. Ticket prices remain at $25, $35, and $45, excluding SISTIC’s booking fee.]
[UPDATE on Jan 27: Gentle Bones has announced a new June 10 date at the Esplanade Concert Hall.
Happening Friday, 10 June 2016 at the Esplanade Concert Hall, the event is almost identical in details to the cancelled event last year. A welcome addition are local electronic duo .gif, who will play as the opening act.
Tickets are again priced at $25, $35, and $45, excluding SISTIC’s booking fee. Get your cards/phones/cash ready because tickets go on sale tomorrow! Book your tickets via this link from 9AM on Friday, 29 January 2016, and find out more details about the event from the official Facebook event page here.]
You can view the whole timeline of his concert’s rescheduling below.
[UPDATE on Nov 27: Gentle Bones has cancelled his December 10 gig due to “unforeseen circumstances”. His full statement, published on his Instagram page, is below:
“With an extremely heavy heart, I must inform you all that the 10th of December show at the Esplanade Concert hall has been cancelled. Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are going to have to hold this off for now. I am terribly sorry for the inconvenience this has caused to all of you. My team and I are currently working on rescheduling show dates for 2016 and I’ll do my very best to make up for all of this. Refund details can be found through @universalmusg. You guys sold out the show within a month and it pains me to say that it’s going to have to wait. Please be patient with me!”
Popspoken has reached out to Gentle Bones’ label, Universal Music Singapore, for comment. Refund details can be found out on the label’s Facebook page here.]
[Original post on Oct 3, 2015 at 09:58 hours]
Here’s definite proof that the local music scene is growing: local singer-songwriter Gentle Bones will perform his debut ticketed concert at the Esplanade Concert Hall this December!
The show will feature debut performances of his new songs off his upcoming second EP, along with crowd favourites like “Until We Die” and “Settle Down” from his chart-topping, self-titled debut EP. Fans can expect a night of visual spectacle and an unforgettable performance by Gentle Bones and his full band (hello, Josh Wei!)
Joel shared, “This concert marks a huge milestone to my musical career. Months of preparations have gone into this show and I’m glad I have the opportunity to present my new music along with revisions of the old, in the beautiful Esplanade Concert Hall. Many exciting things are almost due and I’d like the people at home to be the first to experience it live.”
(In case all those hints flew over your head: HE’S TALKING ABOUT THE 2ND EP. Here’s how you can get a sneak peek, courtesy of Topman.)
Tickets are priced at S$45, S$35, and S$25 and go on sale via SISTIC from Monday, 5th October 2015. Note: Borrow your parents’ credit cards – because Maybank eVibes and Platinum VISA cardholders will enjoy 10% discount on tickets for a 30-day period from day of ticket sales. Event day ticket sales are priced at S$55, S$45 and S$35 (so get them early).
And in the spirit of things, vote for your favourite Gentle Bones original here! Which song is your jam? (Friends on mobile: click on the song title to select your entry – submit your vote with the “Vote” button at the end!)
So many thanks to Universal Music Singapore, TOPMAN, and Maybank for making “GENTLE BONES LIVE IN CONCERT’ this happen!