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Gigs in April: Kayda, LastLogic, Jake Bugg and more

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Gigs in April: Kayda, LastLogic, Jake Bugg and more
From album launches to happy hour swings, here are our picks of gigs to catch this month:

5 April (Thurs), Kayda's album launch @ The Bee, Publika

After a series of singles and collaborative hits (who can forget 'Go Hard or Gostan'?), Kayda Aziz is set to take it one step further with her first debut album Love For No Reason. The six-track hip-hop/R&B album chronicles her personal journey through love, from heartbreak to hope, expressing raw emotions with her hard-hitting rap style. The lead single titled 'Call On Me' features her mother a.k.a Malaysia jazz legend Sheila Majid.

There'll be an admission free of RM20. For more information, visit the event page.


6, 7, 14 & 15 April, Hameer Zawawi tours Malaysia @ various locations

Trust us when we say watching indie theatrical-folk singer-songwriter Hameer Zawawi live will blow you away. After recording his EP Plug Out The Machines and touring New York, Hameer and his bandmates are set to kick-off a local tour, starting with one at The Bee, Publika this Thursday (6 April), before going on to perform at Johor Bahru, Kuching and George Town.

For ticketing and tour information, visit the event page.


18 April (Wed), MPO Happy Hour: Swing Kings @ Dewan Filharmonik Petronas

Let down your hair and join an ensemble of Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) musicians and local guest performers during happy hour for a swinging good time.

Tickets are priced at RM40. For more information, visit the website


21 April (Sat), Intim sessions #7 @ KLPac

Wind down on a Saturday evening and melt into the mellow sounds of indie songbird Bil Musa and alt-electronic-folk act Shuuna at the seventh edition of intim sessions, aptly set in the intimate setting of indicine.

For ticketing and more information, visit the website.


22 April (Sun), LastLogic EP launch @ The Bee, Publika

LastLogic might be a fairly new name to the game, but the members are certainly not. The alternative rock quartet is composed of actor and music producer Nick Davis, Jon Voo, drummer, educator and the main man of Heartbeat Drumsticks Malaysia, guitarist Syahir Afiq, previously from The Great Metropolitan Expressway, and Travis Tan on the bass. Local rock royalties Kyoto Protocol and Tempered Mental, too will be performing at their EP launch as featured acts.

For ticketing and more information, visit the event page.


27 - 28 April (Fri - Sat), David Gomes and Junji Delfino @ Bobo KL

Don't miss some of the local jazz scene's finest as Bobo's piano man David Gomes and Malaysia's First Lady of jazz Junji Delfino come together once again for two evenings of splendid music-making, backed by the rest of the David Gomes Trio.

There will be a cover charge of RM60 for non-Bobo diners. For more information, visit the event page.


29 April (Sun), Jake Bugg: Solo Acoustic Tour @ The Bee, Publika

Rounding up the month will be British singer-songwriter Jake Bugg, who'll be in town to charm show-goers with his distinctive sound that blends folk, country and blues. He may be young (only 24), but he already has four albums under his belt, and his musical sensibilities shine through his songwriting and captivating voice.

Tickets are priced at RM160. For more information, visit the website

Text: Su Fen Tan

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