Borneo Jazz early bird tickets available now
By : NewsDesk
Date Posted : Saturday 13-Feb-2016
KUCHING: The Borneo Jazz Festival early bird tickets are now available on sale until 26 February.
Early bird price for a one-day entrance ticket is RM60.00 for an adult and RM30.00 for a child aged between seven and 12 years old.
Meanwhile, the two-day entrance ticket is priced at RM100.00 for an adult and RM40.00 for a child.
Family package for two adults and two children is also available at RM120.00 and purchases can be made online via the festival website at www.jazzborneo.com
The two-day annual festival of Jazz music will be from Friday, 13 May till Saturday, 14 May at the ParkCity Everly Hotel here.
The event will be featuring some top line-ups rendering a wide range of world-wide jazz genre.
The 11th edition of the festival will feature the Kuala Lumpur based “Funkatorie” taking the stage with seven other great bands from all over the world.
A soul-funk-jazz band originally known as the Organ Trio, Funkatorie expanded with the addition of horn players, thus diversifying its musical style and being influenced by the likes of Soulive, Maceo Parker and Joey Defrancesco,
The group is made up of highly-regarded musicians, with mastermind organist, Hin Ee Jeng, Miri-born and bred guitarist, Dean Sim, drummer Derrick Siow, saxophonist Yow Weng Wai and trumpet player, Eddie Wen.
Besides Funkatorie, the seven confirmed bands are Raw Earth from Singapore, API from Malaysia/India, O Sister! from Spain, Klazz Brothers from Germany/Cuba, Yuichiro Tokuda from Japan, Manou Gallo Groove Orchestra from Ivory Coast/Belgium and the Rad Trads from New York, USA.