Indonesian rock band Gigi will play their first concert in Kuala Lumpur in 14 years

Veteran Indonesian rockers Gigi have announced their first concert in Malaysia in 14 years, which is set to take place in November.

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Armand Maulana, Dewa Budjana, Thomas Ramdhan and Gusti Hendy will return to Kuala Lumpur for the first time since the 2008 Sunburst Festival to perform at Zepp KL Concert Hall this November 5 dubbed “Gigi: Nakal Di Kuala Lumpur”. The two-hour concert will see the band perform more than 20 songs from their 18-album discography, Ramdhan said. New Strait Times in an interview.

“As a special surprise for fans, we could create new songs and perform a cover version of a Malaysian song,” he added.

Tickets for the concert are now available through YOLO Asia from 200 MYR, with a meet and greet upgrade option available for all tier for an additional 250 MYR. The MYR 5,000 SVIP package includes a meet and greet.

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Gigi’s last studio album, “Mohon Ampun”, was released in 2015. The band first formed in 1994, with Maulana, Budjana and Ramdhan remaining with the band until today – at the exception of Ramdhan’s temporary departure from the band in 1996. The band notably worked with Mr. Big’s Billy Sheehan for their 1997 album ‘2 X 2’, but the record did not reach the heights of their third album ‘3/ 4’, which sold over half a million copies in 1996.

Gigi is the latest in a host of Indonesian artists to announce shows in Malaysia this year. Previously announced concerts include Danilla Riyadi’s “Pop Seblay” showcase at The Bee in Kuala Lumpur in December, as well as indie bands HINDIA and .Feast headlining Tapaufest 2022 at Lake Raban Resort in Lenggong, Perak on 22 and October 23.

Other major concerts by Indonesian artists in Malaysia this year include Dewa 19’s two-night concert in Kuala Lumpur which took place on September 9-10, Ramengvrl’s showcase in August with Nakalness, FORCEPARKBOI’s Chronicalz and more, as well as a concert by singer-songwriter Pamungkas.

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