The second Y2K16 Live Loop Asia International Festival Tour, from 18 November to 4 December 2016, expands its reach in Southeast Asia, adding dates in Manila and Kuala Lumpur to a regional circuit that includes the festival’s original hosts, Singapore and Bangkok.
The Festival Tour features new artists this year including veteran live looper and experimental musician James Sidlo (US), who will be performing in Asia for the first time with dates in all four cities; singer-songwriters Enrique de Dios, Zsaris Mendioro, Tagumpay and freestylist PJ Martinez (all from the Philippines), who will play dates in Manila and Singapore; experimental guitarist Faisal Mahmood Khan (Pakistan), who will perform in Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok; artist and bassist Andy Yang, singer-songwriter Zeeaura, and experimentalists Kai Lam and Lin Yee (all from Singapore) with shows in Singapore; sound artist Goh Lee Kwang (Malaysia), who will play dates in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore; and Hong Kong-based live looper Duke Sexton (US), who will join the tour in Bangkok.
The schedule is as follows
18 – 20 November in Manila viz. A SPACE, Le Café Curieux and Z Hostel
25 – 27 November in Singapore at Artistry and Hive by Wala Wala
30 November – 1 December in Kuala Lumpur at Minut Init
3 – 4 December in Bangkok.
Live Loop Asia is partnering with Silpakorn University to present a moving tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great, to be staged at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
The Y2K16 International Live Loop Asia Festival Tour is made possible by the generous support of Mackie, Eventide and TC Helicon, Silpakorn University, Live Looping Philippines, Sunday Sideline and all performance venues.
Admission to performances in all cities is free, although donations will be accepted with all profits used to help offset event costs.
The Y2K16 International Live Loop Asia Festival Tour and all affiliate performances is not-for-profit.
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/liveloopasia/
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