In a blink of an eye. it’s the month of March already! Oh boy, it’s going to be one crazy month I kid you not. From music festivals to warehouse clearances, we’ve got the deeds for you! So, put on your most comfy shoes and head on out.
1. “The Epic 80’s” (7 & 8 March)
Melissa Indot Presents “The Epic 80’s”. Catch her at Alexis Bistro Ampang Great Eastern Mall as she’ll mix things up a little with some of her original tunes off the new album MDot, which has many 80’s inspired tracks. Come ready to sing your heart out to Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Wham!, Shalamar and remember all those cringe-worthy fashion failures and clichés we survived in the Epic 80’s.
2. Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra Plays The Beatles (8-9 March)
The Beatles achieved a level of celebrity and adoration never seen before or since in modern times. They were more than a band. They symbolized an era, an essential part of our collective consciousness of the 1960’s – a time of hope and magic, of freedom and change, of challenge and conquest. So come hear a selection of your favorite Beatles songs! For more info, www.mpo.com.my
3. Future Music Festival Asia (13-15 March)
The killer line-up features over 70 local and international artists who will be doling out everything from skull-cracking electro to home-grown indie, making this one of the biggest events the region has ever witnessed. So, prep your ears and your comfy pair of footwear for three days of adrenaline pumping, decibel blasting, musical mayhem. For more info, www.futuremusicfestival.asia
4. The Power of Women (13-15 March)
In conjunction with International Women’s Day, a global day of celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future, Klpac and Life Sdn Bhd pays tribute to real life superheroes: our mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts. Women whose unsung feats of superhuman strength and character make our lives extraordinary. For more info, www.klpac.org
5. Il Divo – A Musical Affair (14-15 March)
Ladies, get ready to be mesmerized by the dashing operatic pop vocal group. The boys will be showcasing their signature romantic and emotional interpretation of heartfelt classics like ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ (South Pacific), ‘Bring Him Home’ (Les Miserables), ‘Tonight’ (West Side Story) and many more. For more info, www.rwgenting.com
6. Putrajaya International Book Fair 2014 (19-23 March)
The Putrajaya International Book Fair is the first installment of an annual event organized by MPH Bookstore that is inspired by a theme park concept. Visitors will be transported into a magical book town called the ‘Bookerville’ as they enter the exhibition halls.
7. Twin Towers @Live 2014 (28 & 29 March)
Twin Towers @Live 2014 is a FREE concert and open to all members of the public. Joining Christina Aguilera, Rain and Craig David at Twin Towers Alive 2014 is no other than Rick Astley himself. Sharing the stage with these international stars are our very own local heroes; Joe Flizzow, Altimet, SonaOne, DJ Biggie, Oh Chentaku, Irama and the beautiful Ila Damia herself.
8. F1 Autograph Session (28 March)
Want to get up close and personal with your favorite F1 Drivers? This is your chance! Bring your notepad, bags or even your lunch box to get it signed by F1 royalties. Come early to avoid the craziness of the crowds! For more info, www.sepangcircuit.com
9. 2014 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix (28 – 30 March)
Witness the 16th edition of the Malaysian Grand Prix. With the circuit detailed to the millimeter, cars tuned out, and teams focussed to race it out, the tracks is set for an adrenaline rushed race! For more info, www.sepangcircuit.com
10. Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2014 (27-31 March)
Head on down to Putrajaya to catch a a multitude of hot air balloons in all shapes and colors! Besides that, visitors will also witness helicopter tours and flying shows at 7.30am and 5.30pm daily. For more info, www.myballoonfiesta.com