Soulfest Asia 2015 Launch Party & Lineup


Inaugural Soulfest Asia 2015 presented by AirAsia BIG and brought to you by Brickfields Asia College

Soulfest Asia 2015

(L to R) Mary J.Blige, Omarion & Jhene Aiko

Soulfest Asia, the region’s hottest neo-soul, funk, hip-hop and R&B music festival turned up the heat tonight with Omarian set to hit Kuala Lumpur on 17 October 2015, West-coast style! This hip-hop heavyweight will join an already star studded line-up featuring the Queen of Hip-Hop and urban music, Mary J. Blige and Grammy nominated Jhene Aiko, as well as Hip-Hop favourites Talib Kweli and De La Soul, Joe Flizzow and his entire Kartel family, soul singer Najwa and hip hop collective De Fam live on stage. Soulfest Asia will also feature regional superstars such as Singapore’s hugely in demand rapper, Shigga Shay, Indonesian sensation Raisa and Thai supergroup, Thaitanium.

(L to R) Talib Kweli & De La Soul

LOL Events will also share in the celebration of soul through a comedy room called LOL@Soulfest. Headlining the comedy sessions here will be Gina Yashere – one of the best female stand up comedians, and Jim Brewsky – eminently likeable, criminally charming and fearlessly hilarious. They will be joined on stage by Fakkah Fuzz – a rising star in the comedy scene for the South East Asian Region, Prakash Daniel – the livewire of any party, who will also be hosting the comedy sessions, and Rizal Van Geyzel – a natural performer who stands out in the comedy scene.

(L to R) Fakkah Fuzz, Gina Yashere, Jim Brewsky

(L to R) Prakash Daniel, Rizal van Geyzel

Staying true to its promise to be more than just a music festival, Soulfest Asia will be supporting the Women’s Aid Organisation’s public education campaign, aimed at raising awareness for the gravity of domestic violence and the need for public support. A ceramic art exhibition entitled “Can You Keep A Secret?” featuring twelve ceramic life-sized head sculptures designed by artist James Seet will be on display, representing the various accounts of domestic violence survivors.As the official transport app partner for SoulFest 2015, GrabCar will be providing complimentary transport solutions for the ‘Soul Sisters’ package in support of WAO.

Najwa Mahiaddin awesome performance at the Phase 2 press conferrence…

DJ NESH is on the decks at Soulfest Asia 2015 phase 2 press conferrence

L-R: Tengku Azran of SoulNation Asia, Adib Khalid of SoulNation Asia, Raja Singham, Managing Director of Brickfields Asia College, Carmen Wong, Chief Commercial Officer of AirAsia BIG and Leshanth Raja Singam of SoulNation Asia.

L-R: Tengku Azran of SoulNation Asia, Judrieana Jamaludin, Marketing Manager of NBCUniversal International Networks Malaysia, Sumitra Visvanathan, Executive Director of Women’s Aid Organisation, Adib Khalid of SoulNation Asia, Leshanth Raja Singam of SoulNation Asia and Jack Jeganesan, Chief Entertainment Officer of LOL Events Malaysia

AirAsia BIG Loyalty Programme (AirAsia BIG)will be offering AirAsia BIG Members and Soulfest goers a chance to earn BIG Points with the purchase of tickets, food and drinks; which can be exchanged for free fllights and hotel stays.Every general admission ticket earns 500 BIG Points, a premium ticket earns 800 BIG Points and a VIP tickets earns 1,300 BIG Points. There are also up to 16,000,000 BIG Points up for grabs!

Brickfields Asia College, sponsor of the recent MTV World Stage which attracted 20,000 music lovers, continues to be a part of the biggest musical events happening right here in Malaysia through its involvement at Soulfest Asia 2015.

DJ IRWAN at Soulfest Asia Launch Party @ LUST KL

As Asia’s hottest music festival, Soulfest Asia 2015 has also partnered with some of the region’s hottest brands – official hotel partner, Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur; official transport provider GrabCar; official magazine, Time Out KL and official entertainment channel, E!

Soulfest Asia Launch Party @ LUST KL

Tickets priced from RM198 are available online at www.soulfestasia.com

For more information or to obtain updates on the festival, logon to: www.soulfestasia.com or visit www.facebook.com/soulfestasia or www.twitter.com/soulfestasia

 

SOULFEST ASIA 2015 LAUNCH PARTY @ LUST KL
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