Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Malaysian Artistes For Unity

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At a press conference held on 16th May 2008 at The Olive, Pacific Regency Hotel, Kuala Lumpur , Pete Teo announced that the song and video had been released into the public domain for free downloads.

He also said that Astro has confirmed hourly rotation for the next three weeks across 9 – 15 stations, Media Prima will put the music video on heavy play, especially on 8tv and in August they will use various materials of the project to lead their 08/08/08 campaign including making spoofs and alternative versions. The public will be invited to do the same via competitions.

Help spread the noble message. Download music video and mp3 here

Malaysian Artistes For Unity is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit national unity project made possible by the participation of over 120 notable Malaysians. Enlisted to the project over a short period of 2 weeks in April 2008, these participants range from artistes, celebrities, arts activists, media- personalities, musicians, dancers, sportsmen, filmmakers, web designers, producers, technicians, poets, models and more. All participants contributed their effort on a pro-bono basis.

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Saturday, April 26, 2008

Freedom 08

With an electrifying itinerary boasting world renowned DJs, 2 Days of FREEDOM presents the maximal maestro Tiesto (current World No.1 and Grammy Award nominee), Ferry Corsten (World No.8), and German trance duo Cosmic Gate. Taking place at the Admiral Marina in Port Dickson over 2 days: Friday 9th & Saturday 10th of May 2008.
For the first time ever, music and dance circuit followers can expect an unforgettable music festival experience from Scenique Productions. For 2 Days of FREEDOM, the festival grounds in Admiral Marina will be transformed into a hotbed of top flight entertainment filled with sun bleached excitement. It'll be a fusion of music, visual arts, cuisine and beach activities
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Friday, April 25, 2008

Rainforest World Music Festival 2008

Information on this year's performers is a bit skimpy at this time.
Watch this space for updates.
Here's what we got so far:

Miri International Jazz Festival 2008

Miri International Jazz Festival 2008 Venue :The Pavilion, Parkcity Everly Hotel, Miri, Sarawak Date & Time : Fri 09 - Sat 10 May 2008 (5pm - 1am) Ticket Contact : TicketCharge Hotline: 03-2241 9999 Tickets : Daily Pass: RM60 / RM30 (child)


The Miri International Jazz Festival is back again for the third time this year,and it aims to be the leading tourism-driven music festival in the region. By assembling regionally and internationally recognised, jazz musicians, the event aims to draw visitors to Miri and the Northern Region of Sarawak for a fun-filled and entertaining experience and at the same time showcasing Miri as a city of cosmopolitanism and relaxing lifestyle.

Nine bands from 9 countries will take to the stage with their Latino, Caribbean, Afro-Cuban, oriental and blues brand of music. This year’s ensemble includes old favourite Habana Sax from Cuba, new up and coming band Borneo Jazz Quartet from Sarawak and seven other world-renowned jazz performers – vocal jazz/swing band Mood Indigo from UK, Chicago-styled blues band Diamond Dave and The Doodaddies from Australia, five-piece progressive jazz band Oma Sound led by a 74-year old bassist Isao Suzuki from Japan, the sultry Charmaine Clamor from Philippines, the soulful Amar Sundy from Algeria, the Latin jazz/Afro Cuban/Salsa band Rumba Calzada from Vancouver and the lively 16-piece band T’Inventielke from Holland.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Happenings at Attic

Attic’s got talent If you’re a musician struggling to break into the scene this is your opportunity. You have six months to strut your stuff. Click on the title for more info and happenings.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

XLife Festival

XLive Festival will be the first outdoor music festival to be held in Genting since 2005 and will also be the first time that a music festival is being held at the Genting Outdoor Theme Park. The festival will be divided into 3 arenas namely the XLIVE MAIN STAGE, XL-TRONIC & XLR8. Each arena will feature a multitude of quality international, regional and local acts which includes Missy Elliot, DJ Yoji, Dan The Automator, Filo & Peri, Marcus Schossow, Stylustiks, and Goodnight Electric and more.
In addition to the live performances and DJs at the 3 main arenas, festival-goers are also entitled to FREE theme park rides such as the Spinner, Cyclone, Astro Fighter and other rides to their hearts' content.
For more info, log on to xLiveFestival :: Axcess Tickets

Friday, April 18, 2008

Monday, April 14, 2008

World Music Festival 2008 • Penang

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The Botanic Gardens will play open air venue to three scintillating evenings of World Music Festival 2008 • Penang from 2 – 4 May 2008.

The 11 international and 4 local bands, while worlds apart, remain true to their roots in performing very prominent ethnic undertones and identities with traditional instruments being the focal point. These international bands hail from France, Reunion Island, Mexico, Iran, India, Denmark, Kenya, Tibet, Canada, USACroatia. and

Tickets are priced at RM50. These are the same people who brought you the highly successful Rainforest World Music Festival, The Miri International Jazz Festival and the Genting International Jazz Festival so you know you’re in for a good time.

For further information, kindly call the Penang Tourism Action Council at +604-226 9727 or log-in to www.penangworldmusicfestival.com

Kam...in your face

A musical-comedy-cabaret combining song and dance, stand-up comedy, a dash off Bollywood, a splice of rock n roll and disco, and just enough of risqué to spice things up.

Catch the show on May 1st - 4th, 6th - 11th at The Actors Studio, Bangsar Shopping Complex. Tickets are available now at The Actors Studio and Axcess. Call 03-2094 0400 for further queries & reservations.

Review - Genting International Jazz Festival 2008

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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

QINGS&KUEENS Intimate Showcase

Power Of Pop QINGS&KUEENS Intimate Showcase Friday, May 2, 2008 at 8:00pm The Esplanade, Singapore email: info@shout.com.my Free

Rock out with Q&K in Singapore on May 2 & 3, 2008, frm 8pm onwards. A special showcase 2 nights straight on nothing but spanking pumpy performance.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Soho KL

SohoKL is tenanted with a total of 40 operators. Seven of them are nightclubs. The stores have made their SohoKL outlet their signature so expect surprises even from chain or franchise operators like Starbucks, Haagen-Daaz and Zen Secret Recipe.

Some names who set up shop there include Cocoon, Malaysia's first international champagne garden and Genji, which is expected to run Malaysia's largest Japanese buffet outlet.

Apart from dining and entertainment, SohoKL transforms into an outdoor art venue as the building becomes a digital canvas at night. Watch this space for updates

Monday, April 07, 2008


Moonshine The monthly music show for all things local and indie is back. This brainchild of local singer-songwriter, Reza Salleh will showcase Paolo Delfino, Evol, Neomedicus, Caterpillars and Butterfiles. Thu Apr 10, 2008 Time: 9.45pm - 12.30am Laundry Bar, The Curve Tel: 03 7728 1715 Entry Free

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Songwriters Round 25

Songwriters Round 25 Award winning musician Pete Teo created the ‘Songwriters Round’, a showcase for home grown songwriters and performers and since 2002, it has been credited with driving the acoustic music scene in KL, helping to spawn an entire generation of singer songwriters. Each year it grows with an ever-increasing numbers of young artists writing and performing their own music. Friday, April 11, 2008 at 9:30pm No Black Tie Tel : 0321423737 call after 5pm Email: noblacktie@gmail.com Featured acts::Reza Salleh, Jerome Kugan, Paolo Delfino & Edwin and Albert. For details surf http://www.peteteo.com/weblog/?p=527

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Melissa Indot barenaked

Melissa Indot Barenaked Melissa Indot will be showcasing songs from her debut album, ‘Eclecticism’, in a bare bones acoustic set. She will be featuring never before heard tunes that were recorded but never released. This acoustic evening will expose another side of Melissa’s persona as she bares her all.


Sat Apr 12, 2008 Time: 10.30pm No Black Tie, Tel: 03 2142 3737, call after 5pm Email: noblacktie@gmail.com Entry RM40

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Sean Kingston

Sean Kingston This world chart smashing artiste with #1's in US and UK charts with the urban hit "Beautiful Girls" is live at Zouk KL. Watch him perform hits from his album and then party on down at Royale after. Show time from 9.30pm so make sure you're there early for the concert!

Fri Apr 11, 2008 Time: 9.30pm - 3am Zouk Mainroom, Tel: 03 2171 1997 Ladies & Gents RM120 (inclusive of one drink). Ladies RM35 & Gents RM30 (inclusive of one drink) [After 11pm].


Gwyn Jay Allen

Gwyn Jay Allen With more than a decade of experience in the music industry, Gwyn Jay Allen has worked with many top artists and collaborated with the likes of Basement Jaxx. Now catch him live as he brings you his unique jazzy sound and an amazing impersonation of Louis Armstrong.

Apr 10 & 17: 9pm, Apr 11, 12, 18 & 19: 10.30pm. Alexis Ampang Bistro and Bar Tel: 03 4260 2288 Entry Fees: RM25


Space Dancefloor Odyssey

Space Dancefloor Odyssey Launching 16th April 2008 By invitation only till midnight 28, 30 & 32, Jalan Doraisamy Tel: 0326941888 / 0162282173 Fadzillah

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Kuala Lumpur Tango Festival

16 - 18 May, 2008 The Annexe Gallery Central Market, Jalan Hang Kasturi Kuala Lumpur

Those interested in the Tango workshops should sign up soon. They can only accommodate a total of 100 participants for all workshops (Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced). For more information, refer to the website:


Please call Marguerite on +60123151008 to book your place.

Email: marguerite.brodie@gmail.com

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Re-Imagining the City

Re-Imagining the City focuses on our shared urban future through the eyes of designers, architects, film makers and creative types. Curated by the British Council and onedotzero. Performance by D-Fuse: Surface. Live audio-visual performance by D-Fuse in collaboration with Altered Image, Ahmad Fariz, Nazim Esa and Blastique. Sat 05 April 2008 Free Entry before 10PM Cover Charge : RM30 Ladies / RM35 Men (inc 1 drink)

Songs for a Shadow Album Launch

Songs for a Shadow Album Launch

Date : 12 April

Time : 9pm

Venue : The Annexe, Central Market

Admission free

Lovers of homegrown musical talent should not miss Jerome Kugan’s album launch. Kugan is a Malaysian singer songwriter who’s album ‘Songs for a Shadow’ seems particularly promising.

Saturday Showtime

Yup, its juicy Janet again. Saturday 5th April 9:30pm at the Attic Bangsar. No Cover