11:37 am March 11, 2014 | No Comment
Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne will be back in Jakarta for a concert at Istora Senayan this week as part of a promotional tour for her new album.
11:21 am March 10, 2014 | No Comment
To the delight and shrieks of many toddlers and preschoolers, Australian children’s entertainment group Hi-5 made a colorful return to Jakarta for a series of shows at Gandaria City mall’s Skenoo Hall over the past weekend.
5:29 pm March 4, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta-based musician Wing Narada Putra’s work under his Maverick moniker has always showcased a willingness to experiment with electronic sounds that are both retro and futuristic. It all creates an aural landscape of percussions and digital sounds that only few laptop musicians are able to achieve. On his newly released album, the 22-year-old perfects this sense of the personal with his most concise set of songs, resulting in perhaps the best abstract electronica ever released by a local artist.
11:50 am March 4, 2014 | No Comment
The Java Jazz Festival continues to live up to its reputation as one of the world’s biggest jazz festivals. Thousands of music fans flocked to the Jakarta Fairground in Kemayoran during its 10th edition last weekend to get their fill of music from some of the world’s biggest jazz acts.
9:50 pm March 3, 2014 | No Comment
On his second release, Bandung-based soul singer Tulus continues his winning streak of delivering breezy pop targeted at mainstream consumption. Even when singing of broken hearts, the silky tenor of his voice still embraces a celebratory feel that makes the singer’s latest album, “Gajah” (“Elephant”), an undeniable feel-good experience.
11:55 pm February 28, 2014 | No Comment
This weekend’s Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2014 promises to be special as the event celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. With more than 1,000 local and 385 foreign performers taking the stage for 180 acts between Friday and Sunday, the festival will feature performances by world-renowned jazz artists as well as intimate gigs by new, up-and-coming talent.
10:37 am February 23, 2014 | No Comment
The Jakarta Foreign Correspondents Club Charity Jam returns for its fifth installment. Showcasing the talents of some of the country’s most talented, if underrated, bands, the JFCC Jam — as it is often known — has been one of the most consistent music events in the city. Unlike most similar events, the JFCC Jam continues to make time for bands to deliver full sets instead of truncated performances.
10:39 am February 20, 2014 | No Comment
The underground music venue Rossi Musik Fatmawati will once again play host to an international touring act. American punk rock band Lemuria, will headline the event held on Feb. 23, and will also feature local indie names such as Barefood, Vague, Talking Coasty, Brave Heart and Saturday Night Karaoke.