Merdeka celebrations not over


Every young one is celebrating Merdeka this year with more pomp and spectacle, especially if they voted for the change that commemorated the victory on May 9.

Merdeka eve parties are done and dusted, but its the long weekend, and for some the party has just started. Here’s a few joints that are prolonging the Merdeka celebrations with tight lineups for slammin’ nights of music reverie.

Le Noir KL

Le Noir KL is celebrating Merdeka with a four-day party, started on the eve and continuing throughout the long weekend. There will be something for everyone in each of Le Noir’s spaces with live music as well as DJs at the bar, club and rooftop. You can expect to catch the likes of Chris Palmer, Gregory Ramanado, Thash, Meliha, DJ Nesh and Acoustic Fourplay throughout the party.

Nomi Tomo Sake Bar

With an awesome DJ lineup and giveaways, it’s not something you’d wanna miss so gather your buddies now and head over to Nomi to party and win some goodies.



Because independence day should be celebrated over wholesome indie goodness, local singer songwriters and bands share their Merdeka favourites at this celebration of nationhood. Look out for Shaneil Devaser, a local music connoisseur.


Those who are up at the island this weekend are not left out. The music is coming to you. A spectacular lineup over two nights, The 2018 Georgetown Festival closes out with a bang on the only floating bar in Penang – Muchacha QE2. The Pandavas Fusion Band, Vintage Rising, SideStory Band, & Squeakers and more.

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