Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sheer brilliance! Get ready to have your mind blown, because this is an acapella like you’ve never seen or heard before: A rock cappella, where four singers go all out, personifying the rock gods of yore.

Date        12 - 28 Oct, 2012

Time        8:30pm

Location   PJ Live Arts

Tickets     RM85 - RM145

BigBang Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 in Malaysia

There is no escape from K-Pop. This time super group BigBang, consisting of G-Dragon, Taeyang, TOP, Seungri and Daesung, known for their unique urban orientated beats and fashion style and often credited to shaping hip-hop, R&B and the electronic music scene across Asia, will bring down the house at Stadium Merdeka at the end of this month in a show that will leave the masses in awe. Prepare to be blown away Korean style.

27 Oct 2012
Stadium Merdeka
RM188, RM488, RM588

THE Voice Independent Music Awards (VIMA) 2013

THE Voice Independent Music Awards (VIMA) 2013 is now officially calling for submissions and the closing date is Nov 2 this year.

Considered the most important and anticipated indie music award in the region, the awards platform has grown from strength to strength and now recognizes independent and unsigned musicians from four countries, namely, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Brunei.

Frigglive is excited because it's Editor Dave Avran is one of the local judges so watch out for our notorious behind-the-scenes reviews.

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Langkawi Live – One Earth Music Festival

The inaugural festival made its debut in 2011. Langkawi Live – One Earth Music Festival 2012 to be staged over the weekend of November 2nd and 3rd 2012 will include an exciting list of the region’s most exciting musicians. 

Malaysian jazz pianist Michael Veerapen will feature together with several other established and rising Malaysian stars including Reza Salleh, Liyana Fizi, Poova and Amir Yussof (Sabah) as well as Saxman Koh (Thailand), the Langkawi-assembled Panji Warisan and the Langkawi Love Band. 

The festival setting is the picturesque beachfront of the Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa with the music timed to start each evening just as the sun sets. The atmosphere will get a little livelier each evening with DJs on the beach after 11pm. 

In addition to the music the festival aims to promote Langkawi internationally as an eco-friendly holiday destination and to encourage the local community to keep the island clean and green. The festival’s eco-theme this year is the Rivers Project which is a programme to keep Langkawi’s rivers clean. Activities focussed on protecting the environment will be organised throughout the day. 

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Monday, October 22, 2012

The World Animal Groove (WAG) Music Festival

The Sarawak Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) celebrated its 50th anniversary in style with a gala charity dinner on October 5th and a sold out free standing one-night music festival on Oct 6th. Both events were held at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK).

The festival is a celebration of music, creating awareness about the plight of animals and raising funds for the construction of a new shelter for SSPCA’s rescued, abandoned and unwanted animals.

WAG featured an evening of artistes, performers and stand-up comedians from Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, Mexico and Spain, while the music genres ranged from pop to jazz, blues, rock and world music.

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Victor Valdes and The Quartet

Normally you would not see a band featured prominently on the front page of However, Victor Valdes and The Quartet are no ordinary band. Not by a long shot. 

Click here to find out what makes them not only extraordinarily talented musicians and performers but also very special human beings as well.

image credit: Veronica Ng