Search’s con­cert post­poned to Aug 30

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - MUSIC - Angelin Yeoh

A NEW date is set for Search’s 35th an­niver­sary con­cert. Pre­vi­ously, it was an­nounced thatthe band will be per­form­ing at Sta­dium Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur on April 9.

The band will now per­form on Aug 30. How­ever, a new venue has not­been iden­ti­fied yet. When con­tacted, a spokesper­son said the new venue for the con­cer­twill be an­nounced in due time.

A press state­men tis­sued by the con­cert spon­sor AF Jets said the event had to be moved from Sta­dium Merdeka due to safety con­cerns.

Cur­rently, mas­sive con­struc­tion work is go­ing on around the sta­dium.

In a press state­ment, Search vo­cal­ist Amy de­scribed the new date cho­sen by the spon­sors and his band­mates as “sa­cred”.

“We getto cel­e­brate our an­niver­sary on the eve of our coun­try’s in­de­pen­dence day. It’s a dou­ble cel­e­bra­tion for us and the fans,” he said.

The even­twill fea­ture gui­tarist Akira Takasaki of Ja­panese rock band Loud­ness as a guest artiste.

Tick­ets are priced be­tween RM135 and RM899. Get your tick­ets be­fore May 1 to en­joy a 15% early bird dis­count.

Those who have bought-tick­ets be­fore the new date was an­nounced are en­ti­tled to one free ticket for the in­con­ve­nience caused.

Check out www.tick­ my or­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

— AF­jets

( From left) con­cert di­rec­tor Shamil yu­sof with Search vo­cal­ist Amy and bassist Nasir daud at a press con­fer­ence to an­nounce the new date for the band’s 35th an­niver­sary con­cert.

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