Wednesday, January 29

Borneo Jazz tickets on sale at visitors information centres


KUCHING: Tickets for the upcoming Borneo Jazz in Miri are now on sale at the visitors information centres in Kuching, Sibu and Miri.

Tickets priced at RM60 for single entry and RM100 for a two-day pass. Children under the age of 12 years will enjoy 50 per cent discount.

In Kuching, the Visitors Information Centre (VIC) is located at Sarawak Tourism Complex (Old Court House), Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg. VIC Sibu is at Jalan Tukang Besi and VIC Miri is located at Jalan Melayu (opposite Tamu Muhibbah).

The tickets are also available online at

This year’s Borneo Jazz will see seven famous international bands with one local band making their debut appearance onstage.

Mo’Blow, the energetic spicy groovy funk group from Germany, described by Berliner Zeitung as “one of the hottest live bands” will perform on the first night.

The other international act confirmed is Hazmat Modine from the East Coast of USA, the energetic and toe-tapping music by Jump4Joy from Sweden, acapella jazz group from Canada The Nylons, representing Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines and Thailand, The Asian Jazz AllStars Power Quartet and Scott Martin Latin Soul Band from the West Coast of USA.

Last but not least, the ethno jazz musician and artist from Australia, Lisa Young Quartet and Sarawak local band the West Jazz Band from Kuching will also perform.

Complementing the festival will be the fringe events comprising of food and village marts, where more than 30 booths will feature exhibition and sale of handicraft made by the local craftsmen and artisan.

For enquiries, contact STB Leisure and Property at [email protected] (email) or +6 082-239171 (office hours only, 8am to 5pm).

Borneo Jazz 2013 is organised by Sarawak Tourism Board, supported by the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia and Ministry of Tourism Sarawak and endorsed by Tourism Malaysia.