Events Not To be Missed: August 2015
There are quite a number of exciting musical events that you can attend this month. So, you might want to take out your planner and mark your calendars now because here are 10 music events that wouldn’t want to miss in August!
1. Rainforest World Music Festival (7 – 9 August 2015)
This culturally diverse music festival features a wide range of performances from traditional music, to world fusion and contemporary world music. Also it will have a stunning line-up of performers from Malaysia and also from Taiwan, Morocco, Poland and Australia.
Venue: Sarawak Cultural Village, Malaysia
2. Good Vibes Presents (8 August 2015)
The inaugural festival will kick off with Echosmith marking their debut in Malaysia, along with some other music talents like Australian alternative dance trio RÜFÜS, local indie act DASH, and deejay group Indiego & Co.
Venue: KL Live, Malaysia
3. Weekend at the Park (8 August 2015)
This weekend getaway event will feature some of your local favourites like Elizabeth Tan, Altimet, Da Vagabonds, Fynn Jamal, Seven Collar T-Shirt, One Buck Short and more – performing at a comfortable open space for everyone to chill and enjoy.
Venue: Riverfront carpark, Ipoh, Malaysia
4. We The Fest (8 August 2015)
The second edition of We The Fest returns with a stronger line-up of artistes such as Kimbra, Echosmith, Madeon, Cyril Hahn, Jessie Ware, Flight Facilities, RÜFÜS, including local Indonesian acts like Blotymama, bubugiri, Danilla JP Riyadi and Elephant Kind.
Venue: Parkir Timur Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia
5. Michael Learns to Rock (14 – 15 August 2015)
Multi-platinum selling Danish band, Michael Learns To Rock will be performing in Malaysia for two nights in a row to present their new album, “25” as part of the celebration of their 25th year anniversary in the music industry.
Venue: Mega Star Arena, KL, Malaysia
6. Confession Southeast Asia tour (21 – 25 August 2015)
Australian hardcore band Confession will be performing in Southeast Asia with Indonesia as its first stop. The band will not only be marking their debut in Malaysia, but they will also have two shows there.
Venue: Lapangan Buyung (Indonesia), Bukit Bintang (Malaysia), DBNA Hall (Malaysia) and The Rock Pub (Thailand)
7. Imagine Dragons (25 & 27 August 2015)
Coming all the way from Las Vegas, the band will be bringing their inaugural performance all the way to Southeast Asia in Singapore and Philippines.
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium (Singapore) and Mall of Asia Arena, Manila (Philippines)
8. Against the Current (28 August 2015)
American pop rock band Against the Current will be marking their second visit to Malaysia to promote their third EP, “Gravity”.
Venue: Galaxy Hall, HGH Convention Centre, KL Malaysia
9. The Paradise (30 August 2015)
Returning for its second year, The Paradise will take you on a wanderlust journey to paradise with its line-up of promising Malaysian young talents as well as international ones. Some of them include Goldfish & Blink, Wolfpack, Brennan Heart, Nifra, Bass Agents, Adib and more.
Venue: KL Live, Malaysia
10. The Story So Far & Man Overboard (31 August 2015)
These two bands from America will be making their way to Singapore as part of their Supply World Tour before heading to Australia and New Zealand in September.
Venue: Neverland II @ St. James, Singapore