The Jakarta Post
Singer Raisa in a press conference at Juni Records in Jakarta in March 2018. (Juni Records/File)
Indonesian singer Raisa has announced her upcoming concert will be held at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Senayan, Central Jakarta on June 27, 2020.
Raisa Live in Concert will mark the first time an Indonesian female singer has performed a solo concert in the stadium.
“Let’s make history together,” said Raisa in a press conference in Jakarta on Thursday. “This isn’t just about Raisa. This is a celebratory moment for us young people to enliven and set a new record at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium next June.”
The concert will also mark the 10th anniversary of Raisa’s first single, “Serba Salah”. The singer expressed hope that the concert could empower the youth, especially women, to reach their dreams and create history.
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Gelora Bung Karno Stadium has a capacity of 50,000 people. According to kompas.com, only three Indonesian acts have performed at the stadium for solo concerts: Kantata Takwa in June 1990, Kantata Barock in December 2011 and Slank in December 2018. International artists who have held shows there include One Direction, Metallica, Ed Sheeran and Guns N’ Roses.
Tickets will go on sale on Dec. 2 on loket.com with prices starting at Rp 150,000 (US$10.64).
Raisa has released three studio albums since 2011 and received numerous awards, including seven awards from the Indonesian Music Awards (AMI) in 2016 for Best Album, Best Pop Album and Best Pop Female Solo Artist, among other categories. Her newest single, “You”, was released in October. (vel/wng)
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