Malaysia’s upcoming integrated tourist destination, Desaru Coast is bound to host a legendary musical night like other. Scheduled to take place at the Desaru Coast conference Centre on 6 July, ‘A Night with Legends’ will feature four of the nation’s evergreen favourites; Dato Jamal Abdillah, Dato’ Khadijah Ibrahim, Datuk Ramli Sarlp and Francissca Peters.
For the first time in Malaysia, these four legends are set to take center stage together by performing their popular hits with music backed up by Belle Fatah and his team of eight gifted musicians. From rock, ballads to traditional Malay classics, audiences are in for a treat as they unwind and dine toflavourful dishes prepared by newly-opened The Westin Desaru Coast Resort’s resident chefs.
“A Night with Legends concert falls under the entertainment pillar of “Desaru Coast Live Series”, a curation of special events curated exclusively for Desaru Coast. Our aim is to nurture Desaru Coast as a hub for signature events, therefore, we have an array of upcoming curated events focusing on sports lifestyle and entertainment pillars. We thank our partners, Hard Rock Hotel Desaru,The Westin Desaru Coast Resort and Best FM for collaborating with us and we look forward to hosting the event,” said Roslina Arbak, Chief Executive Officer of Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn Bhd (DH 1).
Making her comeback, Francissca Peters is ready to wow her fans with a live performance of her greatest hits, Sekadar Di Pinggiran and Aku Hanya Pendatang. A timeless and still sought-after vocalist, she has over 20 hit songs under her belt while previously bearing “Best Female Vocal” for five years in a row. “I am touched to be given the opportunity by Desaru Coast it is an honour to not only be able to perform again, but to also share the stage with my fellow contemporaries as well,” she said.
Fran’s duet partner in Kehebatan Cinta, Jamal Abdillah, will also be sharing the limelight. “We are still in the midst of finalizing the theme and setlist, however, I’m pretty sure fans will be in for a good a show” he said,
Ramli Sarip is known for being Malaysia’s very own, ’Papa Rock’. After gaining popularity in the ‘703 5 band, Sweet Charity, Ramli is known to experiment with different music genres. “Each of my songs have their own backstory.I use music to share my experience and feelings through lyrics and musical instruments,” he said.
Joining him on stage will be his long-time friend, Khadijah Ibrahim, one of Malaysia’s leading singers of their generation. Multiple versions of her duet with Ramli, Doa Buat Kekasih has been recorded numerous times in the last 30 years, becoming one of the nation’s power ballads in the ‘803 era. Apart from the duet, fans can also look forward as she performs her two hits Ku Gembira Disampingku and Ku Pendam Sebuah Duka.
The concert also aims to raise funds and awareness for the Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation. Tickets sold per tables, priced between RM 8,000 to RM 20,000 according to their tiers. For more information on the event, please visit the event page at Desaru Coast’s website. To find out more about the destination and its unique offerings, log on to Desaru Coast Malaysia’s Facebook page.