Guide to KL Gigs in 2012

Save up! Much celebrated lineups are hitting KL next year!

We might not have St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival up the sleeves but KL is in for loads of fun with the lines of musician hitting the shore in 2012.

Skream & Benga Live in KL (with Bud Culture and Monsoon+)


The pioneer of dubbstep is heading our way from London. The duo is also made big by their Magnetic Man project – producing some of UK’s summer dance hits namely ‘I Need Air’. Local partygoers can finally witness the fantastic sound system and mind-blowing lighting that has made ravers around the world go wild.

Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Venue: Vertigo, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Foster The People Live in Kuala Lumpur

If you have not heard the buzz by now, you must have been living under the rock. All hipsters excitingly awaits the presence of one of the fastest rising indie rock bands in 2011 – Foster The People. Get ready to head-bang over tracks from ‘Torches’ which gained them nominations from MTV Video Music Awards.

Date: Friday, 13 January 2012

Time: 8.30pm

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tickets: RM98, RM135, RM185 (RM 3 fee applicable).

Ticketpro hotline: 03 7880 7999

Tickets available online via Ticketpro or at Rock Corner and Victoria Music Centre outlets

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Simple Plan Get Your Heart On! Tour

The Canadian band hit us with a huge hit ‘Perfect’ back in 2003. Get ready to sing along with their latest hit ‘Jet Lag’ when they hit Kuala Lumpur with some pop rock punch.

Date: Saturday, 14 January 2012

Time: 8.30pm

Venue: KL Live, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tickets: RM98 (lower tier), RM188 (upper tier), RM258 (rock zone)

Hotline: 03-7880 7999/03-6205 2670

Tickets can be purchased online via Ticketpro, Rock Corner, Victoria Music and The Guitar Shop

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Avril Lavigne: The Black Star Tour

The punk princess created a global fever through her pop punk numbers since her first bang in 2000. She was the youngest female soloist to reach number one in the UK. Up to today, Avril has produced no less than 4 bestseller albums, making the 27 year old a much-awaited artist on stage.

Date: Saturday, 18 February 2012

Time: 8.30 pm

Venue: Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tickets: RM 298 (Tune Talk Zone), RM 198 (Rock Zone), RM 98 (Regular)

Ticketpro Hotline: +603-78807999

Tickets available online via Ticketpro  or at Rock Corner, Victoria Music Centre & The Gitar Store outlets

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Evanescence Live in Malaysia

The melodic goth band presented such beautiful angsty songs paired with Amy Lee’s wonderful vocal. After five quiet years, they are back on tour to promote their self-titled album.

Date: Thursday, 23 February 2012

Time: 8.30pm

Venue: KL Live, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tickets: RM298 (rock zone), RM198 (JS zone), RM98 (free standing)

Ticketpro hotline: 03 7880 7999

Tickets goes on sale today via Ticketpro or at Rock Corner, Victoria Music Centre & Guitar Store outlets

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Erykah Badu Live in KL

If you have been waiting for the hip-hop champ since her 2009 Sunburst cancellation, now is the time to jump in excitement. Erykah Badu is jazzing up KL in a stand-alone concert, just a couple of days before her 41st birthday.

Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Venue: Plenary Hall, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Underoath Live in Malaysia

The heavy metal Christian band is on tour after their much-celebrated 6th album – Disambiguation. Incepted in 1998, the group was a Grammy nominee in 2007 and 2010.

Date: Saturday, 10 March 2012

Venue: KL Live, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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Jessie J Live in Malaysia

The pop star has a rather quirky and sassy charm with her easy listening hits like ‘Price Tags’. The Brit lady debuted in 2011 with her album ‘Who You Are’ after a successful songwriting career for Chris Brown and Miley Cyrus among others. Jessie j is recently named the judge for next season’s ‘The Voice’ – an NBC original singing competition.

Date: Friday, 16 March 2012

Time: 8.30pm (doors opened at 7pm)

Venue: Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon, Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia

Tickets: RM298, RM198, RM98

Tickets available online via Ticketpro or at Rock Corner, Victoria Music Centre, and The Guitar Store outlets

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Marky Ramone Live in Malaysia

The only remaining member of the legendary punk rock band The Ramones along with his band Marky Ramone’s Blietzkrieg are going to shake Malaysian crowd with The Ramones’ signature setlist of 32 songs.

Date: Sunday, 15 April 2012

Time: 8pm

Venue: KL Live, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Nina Hidayat

Nina Hidayat survives life by heart and intuition (plus a bit of logic). In between voicing out through writing, she daydreams about clothes and shoes. Recently, she started 'Sepatu Merah' - a self-designed handmade shoe line dedicated for women. Life is a fashion playground, after all.


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