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Kuching Waterfront Jazz Festival 2017 and One of the Performer is Sheila Majid

Yes, you heard me right. The first ever Kuching Waterfront Jazz Festival is set to happen on the 29th and 30th September this year at the Grand Margherita Hotel. So mark your calendar now. I know, to all my friends in Kuching, this is a good news. Another music festival happening in our hometown!

During the Press Conference on 17th June 2017. Mr Ashweein Narayanan (Amogha Tour & Travel);  Mdm. Gracie Geikie (Festival Advisor); Mr. Mok Pin Chuan(General Manager of Grand Margherita Hotel); Ms. Mona Abdul Manap (Managing Director of Place Borneo Sdn. Bhd.); Mr. Edwin Abit (Deputy General Manager Commercial Sector cum Director, Tourism & Hospitality Division and Corporate Relations and Communications Division of Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC)); Mr. John Augustin (Chief Operation Officer of Sara Hospitality Sdn Bhd, Tourism and Hospitality Division, Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC)); Brendan Chin (Marketing and City Operations of UBER).

The 2-day jazz music festival will showcase jazz bands and performers from around the world and blending with sights and sounds by the bustling Kuching Waterfront, expect an evening of fun and fiesta. The full line-up of artistes for the Kuching Waterfront Jazz Festival 2017;

1. Jeremy Monteiro and The Asian All-Stars Power Quartet feat Melissa Tham - Singapore
2. Ernie Watts and the Jeremy Monteiro Organ Trio - USA 
3. Sheila Majid - Malaysia
4. Lewis Pragasam & Asia Beat feat. John Kaizan Neptune - USA/Japan/Malaysia 
5. Andy Peterson - Malaysia
6. Balawan Magic Fingers - Indonesia
7. Abdul & The Coffee Theory - Indonesia
8. Sri Hanuraga Trio ft. Dira Sugandi - Indonesia 
9. Kunto Aji - Indonesia
10. Mellow Motif - Thailand
11. Baihana - Philippines
12. The Shanghai Sisters - Malaysia
13. Diana Liu - Malaysia
14. Akoustik Connexion - Malaysia
15. Jolynn Joelle Chin - Malaysia
16. Borneo Big Band Feat Jessel Yansalang - Malaysia
17. Shaffiee Obe n All The Best - Malaysia
18 UKBD - Malaysia

Malaysia's Jazz Queen, Sheila Majid will perform at Kuching Waterfront Jazz Festival 2017

 One of the performer, Jeremy Monteiro and The Asian All-Stars Power Quartet feat Melissa Tham from Singapore

 One of the performer, Kunto Aji from Indonesia

 One of the performer, Ernie Watts from USA 

Happening outdoors with a view of the Sarawak River, jazz enthusiasts can expect 2 days of jazz concerts with open air and indoor food courtyards, specialty bazaars, arts, crafts, activities and games for children. 

The event is created to give prominence to the Kuching Waterfront and at the same time be a platform to nurture and grow local talents in Jazz music. In addition, the music festival will stimulate positive economic benefits to the community in terms of F&B, hotels, retail outlets and more.

Grand Margherita Hotel the venue of the debut Kuching Waterfront Jazz Festival

Kuching Waterfront Jazz Festival also aims to encourage events and festivals in Sarawak to increase destination visibility and awareness. The inaugural festival is expected to garner local and international media coverage from Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and India.

Early bird tickets are now on sale – RM60 per day/RM100 for 2 days for adults and RM30 per day for kids aged 3-12 years old. Hotel packages are also available from Grand Margherita Hotel, Riverside Majestic Hotel and Damai Beach Resort. 

Hotel packages and festival tickets can be booked or purchased online at kuchingwaterfrontjazz.com or at the Grand Margherita Hotel, Riverside Majestic Hotel or Place Borneo Sdn Bhd. 

Be sure to grab your tickets before 30th July to enjoy the special rates before prices return to normal – RM80 per day/RM120 for 2 days for adults and RM40 per day for children. Gate sale is RM130 per day/RM200 for 2 days for adults and RM65 per day for children.

For more information about the event and full line-up of performers, visit www.kuchingwaterfrontjazz.com or search Kuching Waterfront Jazz on Facebook and Instagram. 

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Kuching Waterfront Jazz Festival 2017 and One of the Performer is Sheila Majid Reviewed by mytravellicious on 12:50 PM Rating: 5


  1. wahh shiela majid tuuu.. . hehehe

  2. I love listening to jazz music, because it helps me to relax and have a fresh mind. Let's bring back the era of jazz!


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