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Gigs in August 2019: Westlife, Flume, Snow Patrol and more

Gigs in August 2019: Westlife, Flume, Snow Patrol and more

Buro Culture Guide

Text: Ronn Tan


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There isn't a dull moment this month—not if these acts have a say about it. Check out the must-catch gigs in KL right here:

 

8 August (Thurs), Poolside Open Mic featuring Armand Tanzarian @ The Swimming Club

Using a guitar, a loop pedal and occasional woodwinds to build an epic wall of sound, Armand Tanzarian focuses on creating as much chaos and fury as possible for a solo musician to make while still playing melodic, story-based songs.

Admission is free. For more information, visit this website.

 


9 August (Fri), Westlife The Twenty 2019 Tour @ Malawati Indoor Stadium

Shane Filan, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, and Nicky Byrne will finally be performing in Malaysia. The British group needs no introduction. They made a comeback recently with songs such as Better Man and Hello My Love.

Tickets start from RM273. For ticketing and more information, visit this website.

 


17 August (Sat), Twice World Tour 2019 'Twicelights' @ Axiata Arena

The girl group from South Korea debuted in October 2015 under JYP Entertainment and has topped the charts with songs such as Like Ooh-Ahh, Cheer Up, TT, Likey, What is Love?, and Dance The Night Away.

Tickets start from RM388. For ticketing and more information, visit this website.

 


23 August (Fri), Good Vibes Presents Flume @ KL Live

Regarded as the pioneer of future bass who helped popularise the genre, the Australian producer will be performing in Malaysia for the first time. His second album, Skin, won the Grammy for Best Dance/Electronic Album in 2017.

Tickets start from RM238. For ticketing and more information, visit this website.



24 August (Sat), Youthful Musical Adventures with Jun Märkl @ Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra

German-Japanese conductor Jun Märkl will be bringing a lively programme of vernal works, beginning with Caplet's colourful orchestration of Debussy's Children's Corner and then, Beethoven's youthful Piano Concerto Number One. The MPO will also perform Strauss' masterpiece Don Juan.

Tickets start from RM60. For ticketing and more information, visit this website.

 


29 August (Thurs), Good Vibes Presents Snow Patrol @ KL Live

Since their 1998 debut with Songs for Polarbears, their melancholy anthems of heartbreak and separation have mended many hearts. The band has racked up an impressive number of critical and commercial accolades, including 15 million global album sales, one billion global track streams, and five UK Platinum Albums. This will be their first time performing in Malaysia.

Tickets start from RM248. For ticketing and more information, visit this website.



30 August (Fri), WkndFest Vol. One: K-Pop Edition @ Axiata Arena

Happening for the first time, WkndFest Vol. One: K-Pop Edition will see some of the hottest Korean pop stars like Ikon, Momoland, Mamamoo, (G)I-dle, Tiffany Young, and Vav.

Tickets start from RM338. For ticketing and more information, visit this website.

 

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