In conjunction with the F1 Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend, Girls’ Generation will be joining a list of international artistes to perform at the upcoming ‘TWIN TOWERS @LIVE 2012′ concert at the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur on March 23rd!
Headlining the first of the two-day free-to-public concert, Girls’ Generation will be joined by Nicole Scherzinger, ex-lead singer of The Pussycat Dolls, Malaysian artistes James Baum, Reshmonu and DJ Nadine while day 2 consists of international artistes Orianthi and Kelis, along with Malaysia’s Faizal Tahir and DJ Nikki.
This exciting event also marks the first ever Girls’ Generation appearance and performance in the country! Stay tuned as Fanwonder.com brings you the latest update on the exciting event!
Here’s the official press release from the organizers of the event.
Kuala Lumpur, 21 March 2012 – The forthcoming TWIN TOWERS @LIVE 2012 is proud to announce the addition of Greek Australian rock guitarist sensation Orianthi to the artiste line-up set to perform at the base of the PETRONAS Twin Towers.
The first of the two-day free-to-public concert will see American singer, songwriter and dancer Nicole Scherzinger joined by Korean pop girl-group Girls’ Generation, Malaysia’s top artistes James Baum, Reshmonu and DJ Nadine will take to the stage on Friday, 23 March 2012. Taking to the stage as the show’s host is model, actress and TV personality Jojo Struys.
Joining the show’s A-list cast of international artistes, Orianthi will take to the stage alongside American R&B/Dance star Kelis on the second of two shows on Saturday 24 March 2012. Also performing on that night are multi-award winning Malaysian star Faizal Tahir and DJ Nikki. The show will be hosted by Miss Universe Malaysia 2011, Deborah Henry.
Dubbed as one of the world’s best promising and talented female rock guitarist, Orianthi has received numerous accolades since being selected to be Michael Jackson’s lead guitarist for his ill-fated tour in 2009. Having performed with legendary artistes like Prince and Eric Clapton, she has even opened for Steve Vai. An accomplished performer, in 2011 Orianthi was announced as Alice Cooper’s new guitarist, becoming the first female member of the band. She comments, “I am excited about coming to perform in Malaysia at the TWIN TOWERS @LIVE 2012 for the very first time. To be able to come back and visit the country and to play right here in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at the base of one of the world’s most famous towers is definitely an experience I am looking forward too!”
Taking to the turntables at the TWIN TOWERS @LIVE 2012 are two of the country’s top and accomplished DJ’s. Sporting their own unique style of entertainment; established model and Miss Universe Malaysia 2010 DJ Nadine (Nadine Ann Thomas) is set to perform on Friday, while DJ Nikki will bring her versatile, fresh and exciting set to the stage on Saturday.
Set to be an unforgettable international show in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre, entrance to the TWIN TOWERS @LIVE 2012 concert venue is free to the public.
Issued by JoJo Events
21 March 2012
The concert is free to members of the public in the public access area. There are ticketed zones which can be obtained via several channels.
Purchase RM150 worth of merchandise at the 2012 Formula 1™ PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix Showcase at the concourse level of Suria KLCC and be entitled to two (2) Fan Zone tickets. Spend RM300 worth of merchandise and be in the running for four (4) Fan Zones tickets. Tickets are available for both concert days. Subject to availability.
Partial Road Closure Announcement
In preparation for the TWIN TOWERS @LIVE 2012, the concert management in collaboration with the police and Kuala Lumpur City Hall wish to inform of partial road closures along several roads within the immediate vicinity of the concert venue.
The scheduled partial closure will take place from 5.00p.m to 3.00a.m on 23rd and 24th March and will affect the following roads:
1. The intersection of Jalan Ampang and Persiaran KLCC, closest to Maxis Tower
2. Main intersection of Jalan Ampang, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng and Jalan P Ramlee
3. Jalan P Ramlee from the main intersection towards the intersection with Jalan Pinang
4. The intersection of Jalan Pinang and Persiaran KLCC
5. Persiaran KLCC infront of the two towers
Note: Members of the public will still be able to utilise alternative roads leading to Jalan Sultan Ismail.
Please follow instructions by the traffic police.