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Show will go on for rock star Avril Lavigne on Aug 29

The good news of the week is that common sense has prevailed, and the Avril Lavigne concert will go on as scheduled on the 29th of August – as an actual concert with jumping and screaming we hope! It was on news that Malaysia going to cancel or ban Avril Lavigne Concert few days ago and was criticized about the cancellation and “too sexy issue” but now finally she get a nod and go ahead with the concert!

Avril Lavigne Concert in Malaysia will go on

Show will go on for rock star Avril on Aug 29

PETALING JAYA: Canadian rock star Avril Lavigne will be performing in Kuala Lumpur after all.

The final decision, after a week of uncertainty, was made at a meeting of senior officials from the Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage Ministry yesterday.

The organiser, Galaxy Group, obtained its permit last evening to stage the concert at Stadium Merdeka on Aug 29, sources said.

Avril’s concert here – the launch pad of her Asian dates – made headlines across the world after the Federal Territory PAS Youth told the ministry and the Kuala Lumpur Mayor to ban the event.

The wing had argued that Avril’s concert is “too punk and rock for Malaysian youth especially so during Merdeka month.”

Since then, many have criticised the wing’s move and decisions were purportedly made on the status of the show and its date.

Minister Datuk Shafie Apdal had earlier said the application to hold the concert had to be studied, as they did not want it to coincide with the Merdeka period and the tahlil religious programme on Aug 29.

Shafie had also denied that the ministry’s earlier decision to call off the concert was in response to PAS Youth’s call for the ban.

For ticketing details, contact 03-7711 5000 or visit www.axcess.com.my.

Source : TheStar

Avril Lavigne Live in Malaysia 2008
You can get your ticket to Avril Lavigne Concert on Aug 29, Stadium Merdeka (Outdoor), Kuala Lumpur here

Ticket Price:
RM338, RM268, RM188(SOLD OUT), RM168, RM138, RM98 “See even RM188 tickets was sold out!”

Opting KL as the kick-start point, Avril Lavigne, the international pop punk icon is set to take Asia by storm. For the first time ever, Avril’s craving Malaysian fans grab a chance to watch her performing live! The much-awaited “Avril Lavigne Live in Malaysia 2008″ brought to you by Hotlink and Galaxy Group, is scheduled on 29th August 2008, 8pm at Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur.

Back in March this year, Lavigne unleashed her “The Best Damn Tour” and since, has been rocking all the way through North America and Europe, finally touching down in Asia. To date, Lavigne has committed to perform a total of 21 shows in the whole of Asia, among which 9 will be held throughout Japan where she recently became the number 1 best -selling Western artist with a record sale of over 1 million albums sold.

Avril Lavigne Live in Malaysia, a once-in-a-lifetime rock experience that you can’t afford to miss!

For more concert details, please call Galaxy Hotline (6)03- 2282 2020 or visit our website www.galaxy.com.my.

Axcess outlets
> Axcess Office, Jalan Semangat
> 1-Utama Shopping Complex
> Stadium Putra Box Office, Bukit Jalil
> Rock Corner, Midvalley Megamall
> The Actors Studio, Bangsar
> Lot 10 Tower Records
> Music Valley Midlands Park, Penang
> Music Valley Greentown, Ipoh
> Music Valley, Holiday Plaza, Johor Bahru

* All collection of tickets will require validation of NRIC/Passport, Credit Card and Booking Number.
* Ticket collection is at venue only on the event day, 2 hours before the show time.
* No third party collection allowed unless Authorization Letter is issued by the Purchaser (credit card holder) and presented to Axcess upon ticket collection.

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  1. Yes finally the fans don’t get dissapointed!

    PAS Youth was just making noise only. Why DAP don’t say anything? I remember Gwen Stefani’s concert also received the same treatment.

    If Avril’s style is deemed too sexually provocative then will she achieve sales locally?

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