Homegrown Rock Band Kyoto Protocol Is Throwing Their 10th Birthday Bash This Weekend

And you're invited!

Cover image via Hype MY & Kyoto Protocol

Five-piece rock band Kyoto Protocol is no stranger to the local indie music scene

From left: Shakeil Bashir (bassist), Hairi Haneefa (guitarist), Gael Oliveres (keyboardist), Shan Reddy (drummer), and Fuad Alhabshi (lead vocalist).

Image via Kyoto Protocol

You've seen their name deck the posters of Malaysia's biggest music events such as Good Vibes Festival (GVF) and Urbanscapes.

Last year at GVF, Noh Salleh even joked on stage, "Please invite me again, Kyoto Protocol gets to perform every year!"

This weekend, the band is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a big birthday bash and you're invited!

Image via Kyoto Protocol

If their music career was a child, it would be in Standard Four right now.

The boys have come a long way since 2009 and since then, they have been on several international and regional tours, opened for big names such as The Killers and Tenacious D, as well as released four full-length albums which are 'An Album', 'Pahlawan', 'Catch These Men', and 'The Pen Is Mightier'.

One of their most famous songs, 'Jelita', now has an English version and if you haven't heard it yet, well, you should. 

So come on and rock out with them on Saturday, 23 November at The Bee, Publika.

The space will be transformed into a mini festival ground and you can also catch other awesome supporting acts.

Image via Kyoto Protocol

Kyoto Protocol is not only looking to celebrate their career, but also the vibrant independent music scene that gave it life.

So you'll find Jumero, Spooky Wet Dreams, Glass, Berdosa, and Me Gusta performing on the same stage as them that day. 

Be there and support local, lah!

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Event Details

Date: 23 November 2019
Venue: The Bee, Publika.
Time: Doors open at 5pm until late.
Tickets: RM40 pre-sale, RM50 at the door, and RM40 at the door for CIMB Clicks users.

You can buy tickets here.

This feature is part of the #saysplaylist series, providing your playlist with a breath of fresh Malaysian air.

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