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Ebiet G. Ade to present ‘poetry music’ in September

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sat, September 2, 2017  /  08:00 am
Ebiet G. Ade to present ‘poetry music’ in September

Ebiet will reportedly sing several songs that have never been performed live before. (facebook.com/Ebiet.G.Ade.Official/File)

Legendary Indonesian musician Ebiet G. Ade is set to hold a concert titled Pagelaran Musik Puisi Ebiet G. Ade – Renungan Cinta untuk Indonesia Damai (Ebiet G. Ade's Poetry Music Show – A Reflection of Love for Peaceful Indonesia) on Sept. 6 at Teater Jakarta in Taman Ismail Marzuki (TIM), Central Jakarta.

According to news agency Antara, the singer of “Berita Kepada Kawan” (News for a Friend) and “Titip Rindu Buat Ayah” (Send My Yearning to Father) will interact with the audience during the concert. “I will present the performance in the form of a dialogue,” Ebiet said.

Read also: Legendary singer Ebiet G. Ade to perform at Synchronize Fest 2017

Ebiet will also sing several songs that have never been performed live before. “There are at least three songs [that I will perform at the concert]. [Although] they are not new, I have never sung them live before,” he said.

The concert is set to also feature musician Hendri Lamiri and Muslim cleric Ahmad “Gus Mus” Mustofa Bisri. The latter reportedly will present several poems in a multimedia format.

Tickets to the show are available on the event's website with prices starting at Rp 200,000 (US$14). (wir/kes)


 

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