Miri Country Music Festival Preview Session

Country Music Festival Miri, Sarawak
The Miri Country Music Festival is the first ever country music festival held here in the city of Miri, Sarawak and started in 2014.

Musicians, organisers, media and invited guest were treated to a sunset cocktail at the Parkcity Everly Hotel here in Miri where every department got to mingle and meet each other before the big show which was to be launched on 15th February.

Miri Country Music Festival Preview

Bands from the USA, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and also Sarawak were seen mingling and getting to know each other during the cocktail session.

Soon after, a preview performance was conducted by two bands at the Ruai Lounge of the Everly hotel.

Opening the preview was Bruneian band Eia and the Superband followed by popular Country and Blues band from Kuala Lumpur, The Corn Cake Kings.

Sunset cocktail at the Miri Country Music Festival
Musicians from the Miri Country Music Festival enjoying the sunset cocktail session
Musicians and guest mingle during the sunset cocktail session
Eia and the Superband at Miri Country Music Festival
Eia and the Superband perform during the Sunset Cocktail
Cocktails in Miri, Sarawak
Cocktails during the preview session at the Parkcity Everly Hotel in Miri
The Miri Country Music Festival 2014 will feature Eia and The Superband (Brunei), D’Renegade Band from Kota Kinabalu, The Corn Cake Kings (Kuala Lumpur), Wandering Mustangs (Singapore), Mel & Joe (Singapore), Hi Breed (Kuching), Country Road Band (Miri) and the Johnny Rodger Band (Nashville, USA).

The event is also endorsed by Miri City Council while the festival is supported by Parkcity Everly Hotel Miri which is the main sponsor and official hotel, Curtin University, Sarawak and Planet Borneo Tours and Travel Services Sdn Bhd, the US Embassy and Sarawak Tourism Board.

Various interesting programs had been drawn up for the festival and this includes the country music concert, games and competition for adults and children, pony ride, line-dance and drum workshops and food stalls. The day’s program will start from 2.00pm.

The Miri Country Music Festival 2014
Band rehearsal on the 14th February
Tickets to the music fest are priced at RM80 for adults and RM40 for children ages between three to 12 years old. The ticket is inclusive of one drink for adults and one soft drink or ice cream for children.

Update 2018 - Just to inform you that the Miri Country Music Festival is not longer taking place anymore. The last event was held in 2016 in Miri.

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Miri Country Music Festival Preview Session Miri Country Music Festival Preview Session Reviewed by David Jr on Friday, February 14, 2014 Rating: 5

2 comments:

mytravellicious said...

seem fun event!

David Jr said...

It was today, but tomorrow for the main event, I am looking forward to see what a true Country and Western Music Festival is all about.

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