MAP, Kuala Lumpur’s latest arts platform will be opening it’s doors this coming 27th of March 2010, with a 2-day arts festival. The festival will include from performing arts – theatre, music (yes, music is art) and dance – to installations, sculptures and even workshops.

Located in Solaris Dutamas, the center aims to be the arts central in KL with facilities such as an art gallery and multiple theater spaces.

Anyways, here’s whats happening for music for the festival.


27/3/2010 (Saturday)  @ WHITE BOX
9.30pm to 10pm
Jazz saxophonist with Azmi Hairudin and Christophe Turchi


27/3/2010 (Saturday)  @ BLACK BOX (Theatre)

2pm to 3pm
Music gig with Peter Hassan Brown and friends

3.30pm to 5.30pm
Music and poetry readings by Pekan Frinjan
Participants include Meor, Nik, Keladak, Shh..Diam, Mohd Jayzuan, Stam Mustapha, Gyomogii, Marini Rafar and Fazleena Hishamuddin.

6pm to 7pm
Performance art by Ensemble 11
This is a multidisciplinary performance, involving music, video and movement; working with improvisation. Individual performers will work on their own ideas and rough structures yet flexible enough to change and modify accordingly.

9.30pm to 11.30pm
Music gig organised by Rice Above No. 7 featuring Aggrobeats, Rebel Scum, Khottal and Nao


28/3/2010 (Sunday)  @ WHITE BOX

3.30pm-4.30pm
Paul Lau and Tugu Drum Circle workshop


28/3/2010 (Sunday)  @ BLACK BOX (Theatre)

5.30pm-6.30pm
Music gig with Monoloque

7pm-9.30pm
Music gig organised by Jerome Kugan with Panda Head Curry, Vernadium, Tenderfist, Sharidar & Nizam and Deserters

10pm-12am
Singer-songwriter round by Moonshine featuring Reza Salleh, Azmyl Yunor, Zalila Lee, Izzy Mohamed.

For more info on the festival, visit here.