Jake Bugg Asia 2018

Jake Bugg to make Southeast Asia debut with solo acoustic shows

Update: Details for Kuala Lumpur and Singapore are below.

It’s been a long time coming, but indie rock wunderkind Jake Bugg is finally coming to Southeast Asia.

BEC-Tero Live Nation announced today the 24-year-young old soul is playing an acoustic show in Bangkok on Tuesday, May 1 at Scala Theatre. The visit is an extension of a live tour supporting his fourth album, Hearts That Strain, that kicked off last November.

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Tickets are THB2,600, going on sale March 17 through Thai Ticket Major. My Live Nation members’ pre-sale is from March 15-16. Register for membership here.

Unlike previous tours, Bugg opts for smaller, more intimate venues from theatres, chapels to former town markets to highlight his individual talent without a backing entourage. It’s still unknown if more dates will be announced for Asia.

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A Nottingham native, Jake Bugg rose to won international acclaim with 2012’s self-titled debut album that features hits “Two Fingers”, “Lighting Bolt” and “Simple As This”. He released three multiplatinum-selling followups in the span of the next five years, namely Shang-ri LaOn My One, and Hearts That Strain which was produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. Here’s his latest single, “How Soon The Dawn”.

Update (Mar 4): Live Nation Singapore confirmed Jake Bugg will be performing in Singapore on Saturday, April 28 at *SCAPE The Ground Theatre.

Live Nation Members can exclusively purchase tickets on March 5 from 10am-11.55pm. General sale is March 6, 10am onwards. Visit Live Nation Asia for more information.

Update (Mar 15): Jake Bugg will also be making his Kuala Lumpur debut at The Bee Publika on Sunday, April 29.

Tickets are RM120 (early bird) / 140 (pre-sale) and 160 (regular), going on sale March 19 through Galactix. The show is brought to you by Upfront, in collaboration with IME Asia, In Tour Live and Live Nation.





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