Indonesia Hosts International Star-Studded Musical Concerts Until Year End
In the coming months leading to year end, Indonesia, one of the largest markets for the international music industry today, will host music legends Rod Steward and Elton John and prominent names like: Paramore, The Casualties, Bad Religion, Yellow Card, Linkin Park, Sami Yusuf, Obscura, Lenka, Westlife, Sum41, Motley Crue, 50cent, Level 42, David Foster, Anthrax, and many more. The number of international stars scheduled to play in Indonesia, as well as those who previously performed here, have marked the year 2011 as the musical year for Indonesia. Never before have Jakarta and other “musical” cities been frantic with musical agenda by world-class performers as this year. Commencing with the heavy metal legend “Iron Maiden” earlier this 2011, Indonesia’s musical fiesta continued unabated until the end of July 2011 with successful performances by Janet Jackson, Justin Bieber, Santana, Toni Braxton, 30 Seconds to Mars, Good Charlotte, Helloween, Incubus and also Andrea Bocelli. And, from this August on, musical concerts will take on an even broader spotlight. Amazingly, the international star-studded concert lineup accommodates almost all genres and cross generations of fans. From the solemn Islamic tunes of Sami Yusuf, the teenage favorites: Paramore, the bad boys of Rock n Roll: Motley Crue, the metal horde of Anthrax, to the legend of music Elton John and Rod Steward, the lineup truly shows a wide range of musical genres. Below is the list of upcoming concerts along with relevant information as gathered from Rollingstones.co.id : 1. Paramore Date : Wednesday, 17 August 2011 (Bali) and Friday, 19 August 2011 (Jakarta) Venue : Pantai Karnaval, Ancol (Jakarta) and Garuda Wisnu Kencana (Bali) 2. Empire of the Sun Date : Friday, 19 August 2011 Venue : Potato Head Beach Club, Bali 3. The Casualties Date : Saturday, 17 September 2011 Venue : Bulungan Outdoor, Jakarta 4. Rock in Solo 2011 with Death Angel, Kataklysm, Deranged, Enforce, Ishtar, Oathean Date : Saturday, 17 September 2011 Venue : Alun-Alun Lor, Solo 5. Alesana and Set Your Goals Date : Saturday, 17 September 2011 Venue : Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta 6. Suicide Silence Date : Sunday, 18 September 2011 Venue : Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta 7. Big Wave 2011 with Bad Religion, Panic! At the Disco, Yellowcard Date : Tuesday, 20 September 2011 Venue : Stadion Utama Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan, Jakarta 8. Linkin Park Date : Wednesday, 21 September 2011 Venue : Stadion Utama Gelora Bung Karno, Senayan,Jakarta 9. Java Soulnation Festival Date : Friday, 23 September 2011 – Sunday, 25 September 2011 Venue : Istora Senayan, Jakarta 10. Sami Yusuf Date : Wednesday, 28 September 2011 Venue : Kartika Expo, Balai Kartini, Jakarta 11. Obscura Date : Wednesday, 28 September 2011 (Bandung), Friday, 30 September 2011 (Surabaya), Saturday, 1 September 2011 (Makassar), Sunday, 2 October 2011 (Jakarta) 12. Lenka Date : Wednesday, 5 October 2011 Venue : Gandaria City, Jakarta 13. Westlife Date : Wednesday, 5 October 2011 Venue : Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta 14. Story of the Year Date : Wednesday, 5 October 2011 (Makassar) and Thursday, 6 October 2011 (Jakarta) 15. SUM 41 Date : Thursday, 6 October 2011 (Jakarta) and Tuesday, 18 October 2011 (Bali) Venue : Lapangan D Senayan (Jakarta) and Hard Rock Cafe (Bali) 16. Everytime I Die and The Acacia Strain Date : Friday, 7 October 2011 Venue : Bulungan Outdoor, Jakarta 17. Motley Crue Date : Saturday, 8 October 2011 Venue : Karnaval Beach, Ancol, Jakarta 18. 50 Cent Date : Saturday, 8 October 2011 Venue : Epicentrum, Kuningan, Jakarta 19. Level 42 Date : Tuesday, 11 October 2011 (Jakarta) and Thursday, 13 October 2011 (Surabaya) Venue : Ballroom Gran Melia Hotel (Jakarta) and Ballroom JW Marriott Hotel (Surabaya) 20. Richard Marx (Big Daddy Entertainment Group) Date : Tuesday, 25 October 2011 Venue : Gandaria City, Jakarta 21. Owl City Date : Friday, 28 October 2011 Venue : Indoor Tennis Court Senayan, Jakarta 22. David Foster with Charice, Michael Bolton, Philip Bailey, etc. Date : Friday, 28 October 2011 Venue : Plenary Hall, Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta 23. Guinness Arthur’s Day 2011 with The Script and Mr. Big (To Be Confirmed) Date : Saturday, 12 November 2011 Venue : Central Park, Jakarta 24. Children of Bodom Date : Tuesday, 15 November 2011 Venue : Hall A Basket Senayan, Jakarta 25. Elton John Date : Friday, 18 November 2011 Venue : Sentul International Convention Center, Bogor 26. Pitbull Date : Senin, 28 November 2011 Venue : Kartika Expo, Balai Kartini, Jakarta 27. Anthrax and Hellyeah Date : 10 December 2011 Venue : Pantai Karnaval, Ancol, Jakarta 28. Rod Stewart Date : Tuesday, 31 January 2012 Venue : Mata Elang Indoor Stadium, Ancol, Jakarta.