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Borneo Jazz Festival 2016

The Borneo Jazz Festival 2016 will take place in Miri, Sarawak from 13-14 May and at the Parkcity Everly Hotel which has been the home for this inaugural jazz festival. Tickets are also on sale now while for this year's BJF2016, eight local and international artist will take stage during the two day event. 

Known previously as the Miri Jazz Festival, this is currently the longest running jazz festival in the region running its 11th year now and promising jazz fans an amazing time here in Miri, Sarawak. Apart from the festival, an outdoor bazaar will be the usual feature where visitors can find local food and handicraft apart from easy fast food like burgers. Soft drinks, beer and liquor is also available. 

The venue serves as a beautiful place where the beach is about 200 meters from the event and about 10 minutes drive into the main city of Miri. Rooms at the Parkcity Everly Hotel also provide some stunning views of the coast and not forgetting the view of the amazing Miri sunsets. 

A beautiful sunset at Brighton Beach in Miri
Borneo Jazz 2016 Band/Artist Line Up
• A.P.I - Malaysia and India
• Funkatorie - Malaysia
• Klazz Brothers - Germany
• Manou Gallo Groove Orchestra - Ivory Coast
• O Sister! - Spain
• Raw Earth - Singapore
• The Rad Trads - USA
• Yuichiro Tokuda's RALYZZDIG - Japan

Borneo Jazz 2016 Performers
The 11th Borneo Jazz Festival also expects to attract over 5000 visitors during the two day festival here and early bird tickets have been on sale since January until Feb 29, 2016. Prices are RM64 per adult for 1-day pass, RM104 for 2-day pass, RM34 for a child (7-12 years old) for 1-day pass or RM44 for 2-day pass and family package inclusive of two adults and two children – 1-day pass at only RM124.

Borneo Jazz Festival tickets are available at;
• Speedy Video stores in Miri
• TicketCharge Call Centres
• TicketCharge’s Kuala Lumpur and Penang offices
• TicketCharge authorised outlets
• Website:

Borneo Jazz Festival 2015 Information;
• Date: 13-14 May
• Venue: Parkcity Everly Hotel, Miri, Sarawak
• Time: 6.00 PM till Midnight
• Website: Borneo Jazz

Miri City
Apart from this music festival, there will also be the Rainforest World Music Festival 2016 which takes place in August. For more, you can also read about the many Music Festivals in Sarawak which take place throughout the year.

For jazz lovers in the region, this unique and niche festival showcases some of the top jazz musicians sourced locally and also internationally which is brought to you by the events team of Sarawak Tourism Board. The mission is to promote Miri as a destination for music and recreational activities as Miri is now known as a resort city which borders Brunei and Sabah. You can also read about last years Borneo Jazz Festival 2015.

Apart from the jazz festival, visitors can explore the many natural wonders around Miri, namely the UNESCO world heritage site of Mulu, the Niah Caves, multiple national parks and also do some scuba diving off the coast of Miri. Exploring the main town area is another experience where you can indulge in traditional local and ethnic food. With all that, you can expect a different kind of experience so see you at the Borneo Jazz Festival 2016!



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