Special rate tickets for MCMF 2017 on sale until Sept 30

A file photo of MCMF concert held this year.

A file photo of MCMF concert held this year.

KUCHING: Tickets for next year’s Miri Country Music Fest (MCMF) are currently on offer until Sept 30.

Dubbed the ‘Big Bang Sale’, tickets are offered at special rates of RM55 per day or RM100 for two days for adults while tickets for children are priced at RM35 per day or RM60 for the two days.

Normal rates for the tickets are RM80 per day or RM150 for two days for adults whereas children tickets are priced at RM40 per day or RM70 for the two days.

Each ticket is inclusive of a free drink.

The fourth edition of MCMF will be held at Parkcity Everly Hotel in Miri on Feb 25 and 26 next year.

An impressive list of bands has confirmed their participation at the two-day festival. They include Tantowi Yahya and Friends from Indonesia, Raggy Project (Penang), Russell Curtis (Kuala Lumpur), Shane Smith and the Saints (USA), James Thompson and the Strange Pilgrims (Australia), Casual Ceilidh (Brunei), Adi and Maha (Kota Kinabalu) and Miri’s very own Mountain Wind Band and Country Road Band.

Together, the bands will create another exciting show at the festival, presenting a wide genre of country music like classic, bluegrass, rock and contemporary tunes.

Organised by Place Borneo Sdn Bhd, the festival will include activities to enhance and enrich the festival goers’ experience at the event.

There will be stalls offering a wide variety of food and beverages, arts and crafts, apparels and souvenirs. In addition, competitions like burger eating contest and arm wrestling will also be included this time around.

A Sunday-cook-out session is also planned to encourage more visitors, especially those with young children, to spend the afternoon at the festival.

MCMF is endorsed by Miri City Council and supported by Sarawak Tourism Board, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak and Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB). Rentak Sejuta is the online media partner.

For more details on the festival, log on to www.miricountrymusic.com or email [email protected].