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Published: Thursday August 14, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Thursday August 14, 2014 MYT 7:36:50 PM

Swinging at DFP Seni Fest

OAG, led by frontman Radhi (centre), is the indie rock treat for fans at the DFP Seni Festival 2014.

OAG, led by frontman Radhi (centre), is the indie rock treat for fans at the DFP Seni Festival 2014.

THE DFP Seni Festival 2014, presented by Dewan Filharmonik Petronas (DFP) in KLCC in September, is all about homegrown music – spanning a diverse range. Already in its fifth year, the festival offers exciting showcases featuring the nation’s chart-topping names as well as the fringe music regulars.

The festival will kick-off at DFP on Sept 16, which is Malaysia Day, with the Akustika 1 concert. The first day of the DFP Seni Festival 2014 will see bands like OAG, Sevencollar Tshirt, MonoloQue, Lab The Rat, Bassment Syndicate as well as artistes like Az Samad, Man Kidal, Andy (Flop Poppy) and more taking on stripped down sets on the DFP stage.

M. Nasir makes a special appearance at the DFP Seni Festival concert called Malaysia Tanah Airku on Sept 21.
M. Nasir makes a special appearance at the DFP Seni Festival concert called Malaysia Tanah Airku on Sept 21.

On Sept 20, the festival rolls out the Akustika II showcase with bands like Hujan, Bunkface sharing the the spotlight with pop stars like Zainal Abidin, Ning Baizura, Jay Jay, David Gomes, Elvira Arul and Atilia. The festival ends on Sept 21 with a concert by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) themed Malaysia Tanah Airku, featuring traditional and patriotic folk songs delivered by M. Nasir (who will sing Bonda), Yusni Hamid (Tinggallah Mustika Hati), Nassier Wahab (Warisan) and Alyah (Joget Kenangan Manis).

The MPO will be conducted by Jason Lim, making this a truly memorable concert.

Ning Baizura adds a touch of pink glamour and pop sparkle to the DFP Seni Festival 2014.
Ning Baizura adds a touch of pink glamour and pop sparkle to the DFP Seni Festival 2014.

Ticket prices for the Akustika I and II shows are RM100 and RM70. Tickets for the Malaysia Tanah Airku concert range RM40 to RM150. Browse www.mpo.com.my for more info and ticket details. Call 03-2051-7007.


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