Thursday, August 22

Tickets to Borneo Jazz Festival on sale now

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Two customers give the thumb-up, happy to have got the early-bird tickets at a Visitors’ Information Centre.

KUCHING: Entrance tickets to the 2015 Borneo Jazz Festival are now on sale.

Early birds can get them at RM60 per adult for the two-day pass and RM40 for one-day pass while family package of two adults and two children (aged 7-12) is sold for RM80.

The early-bird price ends on April 15 and is on first come first served basis.

Tickets for the two nights event purchased at the festival gate are priced at RM130 per adult and RM50 for child.

As for the day pass purchased on the festival day, adult is charged RM70; child is RM30; and family package is RM150.

Tickets can be bought online at www.ticketcharge.com.my. They are also available at all authorised TicketCharge storefront of Speedy Video outlets at Boulevard and Bintang malls in Miri and also at Speedy Video outlets at Plaza Merdeka in Kuching.

Tickets are also available at all visitors’ information centres in Miri, Sibu and Kuching and all TicketCharge outlets in Kuala Lumpur and Penang.

The annual Jazz festival will be celebrated on May 8 and 9 at ParkCity Everly Hotel in Miri.

This 10th anniversary of the Jazz festival will be back with the top line-up of past favourite from the collection of the best performers who have rendered a wide range of jazz genre worldwide.

From Sarawak, a five-piece ensemble “All The Best” featuring Miri-born Syafiee Obe Hairunie will lead the local challenge.

Lluis Coloma from the Spanish Blues scene; and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band from USA, an exuberant traditional brass band of the rich jazz traditions of New Orleans will be performing.

Also to be on stage are Diamond Dave and The Doodaddies from Perth; Jump4Joy the Swedish high energy entertainers; Mo’Blow from Berlin, Germany; the Nylons, a cappella jazz group from Canada; and from UK, Anthony Strong who is currently acclaimed as ‘England’s new jazz superstar’.

Further detail of the festival programme can be viewed by logging in to the jazz official website at www.jazzborneo.com.