Sunday, April 20, 2008

First Solo Concert for Gary Chaw

Credits: By MICHAEL CHEANG (The Star Online)

He may be making waves in Taiwan right now, but for singer Gary Chaw Ge, he only had one destination in mind for his first-ever major solo concert – Malaysia.

The 29-year Sabah-born Chaw will kick off his upcoming five-stop Gary Chaw Asia Live 2008 concert tour at the Putra Indoor Stadium in Bukit Jalil on June 28, with the remaining stops being Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.

Announcing the news during a video conference from Taipei yesterday, Chaw said that there was never a doubt in his mind that his debut concert would be anywhere else but Malaysia, despite the fact that many of his peers had opted to hold their solo concerts either in Hong Kong or Taipei first.

“I’m a Malaysian, and it’s always been my dream to hold my debut concert in Malaysia. To me, it doesn’t make sense to hold the concert anywhere else,” he said.

Although he was reluctant to reveal details about the concert, he did say that it would be produced by a top producer from Hong Kong and would also feature a guest artiste performance.

Chaw released his debut album Blue in 2006, and has since proven to be one of the most popular Malaysian male artistes based overseas, releasing two more albums including his latest, Super Sunshine earlier this year.

Last year, he was chosen to perform in a show commemorating the tenth anniversary return of Hong Kong to China, the only Malaysian to perform at the show.

Chaw’s Malaysian concert will be organised by Golden 1 Entertainment. Ticketing details will be released in early May, but fans can place pre-orders for tickets by contacting Axcess Ticketing at 03-77115000 or visiting

Proud Malaysian: Chaw will kick off his upcoming five-stop Gary Chaw Asia Live 2008 concert tour at Bukit Jalil on June 28

* eSeong Network User Reviews *

* ) I'm proud of him. he may not be handsome but he has a good voice to be proud of!!!

* ) i'm really hoping that i'll be able to go... been missing quite a number of great concerts in kl...sigh*
really eager to see Gary performing live...his voice will definitely blow everyone off!!

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