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ALIVE & KICKING: THE GATHERING WITH RUSSIAN REDALIVE & KICKING: THE GATHERING WITH RUSSIAN RED

Photo by YC Yak

Photo by YC Yak

Nothing quite compares to an intimate club show where one is able to get up close to the artist. In the past, such gigs were fairly scarce in Singapore as promoters tended to favor artists who could draw upwards of a thousand fans. But thankfully of late, these kinds of gigs are becoming more and more common in the live music scene here with recent examples being And So I Watch You From Afar at Zouk, Dirty Beaches at Pink Noize, Deafheaven at Beep Studios and Music Matters Live at various Clarke Quay outlets.

Spanish artist Russian Red (born Lourdes Hernandez) has played on our shores twice before in close quartered environments and it was pretty much the same on her third visit, this time at TAB. Thus, it was easy to make out Hernandez’s fine outfit of the night – a black frilly dress, shiny golden heels and bangs tied up in a bun – which when combined with a stylish Gretsch electric guitar (whom Hernandez referred to as ‘Gretchen’), provided a somewhat incongruous image of the dainty female rocker.

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THE GATHERING WITH RUSSIAN RED – LIVE IN SINGAPORE [NEWS]THE GATHERING WITH RUSSIAN RED – LIVE IN SINGAPORE [NEWS]

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Seems the number three comes heavily into play for Russian Red (aka Spanish singer-songwriter¬†Lourdes Hern√°ndez) as she performs in Singapore for the third time, as the third act in Forefront Asia’s The Gathering series to support her third album, Agent Cooper.

Russian Red will be performing at The Ground Theatre @ *Scape on June 13, 2014. Tickets are available via Event Clique and are priced at SGD 50. Tickets will also be available at the door but priced at SGD 75.

Listen to Agent Cooper via Spotify.