Booking Inquiries

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Upcoming Workshops

Currently scheduling workshops & speaking engagements for 2013-2015. Interested in organizing one? Contact Az here!

Past Workshops & Talks:

2013:

Mon, Sept 9: Singapore | Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop at Maestro Guitars and Ukulele, Esplanade | 6:30 PM

Sat, Aug 3: TEDxKL 2013, Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur | Invited Speaker for TEDxKL |Tickets

2012:

Mon, Oct 22: FROM HK TO MALAYSIA: THE SECRET TO A CAREER IN MUSIC Presented by Jacky Lau (HK) & Az Samad (Malaysia) | International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Workshop | 6PM | Free Admission | 

Wed, May 30: Mindvalley HQ, Menara UOA, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Invited Speaker for WebCamp KL

Wed, March 14: The Arts House, Singapore | 7:30PM | World Voices Presents Az Samad

Fri-Sun, Feb 20-Feb 27: Philippine International JazzFest | Jazz Guitar Workshop with Johanes Radianto

2011:

Thur, Nov 24: EduCamp KL #3, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Private Event | Invited Speaker | 

Sat, Nov 12: Langkawi Live: One Earth Music Festival | Kids Acoustic Guitar Workshop | 

Sat, Oct 22: Acoustic Guitar Accompaniment for Singers WorkshopShanghai Street Studios, Hong Kong | 2PM-3:30PM | HK $350 (includes free ticket to Super Epic House Concert)

Jan 12: International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (ICOM Weekly Workshop Series January 2011 - Write Your Own Song) 6:00pm-7:30pm [FB event page]

Jan 11: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Damansara Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
(Jazz Workshop) 1:30pm-3:00pm

Jan 1: AC Pickers Guitar Workshop/Masterclass (1:11pm-7pm) [FB event page]

2010:

Oct 10: Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, CA (Percussive Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop) 5:00pm-6:30pm, $25

Learn more about studying with Az

Current Projects

Az's current projects include:

Az Samad : solo acoustic fingerstyle guitar originals
Az Samad Duo: jazz/world duo w/ percussionist Zalila Lee (Malaysia) & drummer Carrie Jahde and percussionist Eli Harrison (San Francisco Bay Area rotating lineup)
Az Samad Trio: Jazz Trio with percussionist Zalila Lee & bassist Kevin Adrian Theseira
 
Tara Linda: Tortilla Western originals
The Lychees: Guitar-vocal duo w/ vocalist Teresa Tam

Past Projects/Groups:

Acoustic Gestures: guitar duo w/ virtuoso classical guitarist Steve Lin
Duo Brasileira: Brazilian/Jazz guitar-vocal duo w/ Kiyoe Wakabayashi
Aseana Voices: Guitar and Voices (w/ vocalists Teresa Tam and May Savonte Gorospe-Favis)
Jazz Mine: Gypsy Jazz string ensemble
Dalcha Duo: Guitar duo w/ guitarist-composer Hardesh Singh

Shelley Leong: Guitarist for The Shelley Leong Band (originals) & Shelley Leong and Jazz Odyssey (Jazz Project)

Educational Programs:

Az is available for conducts day-long performance/hands-on guitar workshops, 1-2 hour long guitar workshops and shorter Q&A sessions. Az can talk on fingerstyle guitar technique, acoustic guitar playing, improvisation and composition for solo guitar and other related topics. He also has handouts to supplement the workshop learning experience. Please inquire in advance if you would like Az to do a workshop in addition to a performance slot. 

As an educator, Az has been on faculty for Berklee College of Music's Summer Guitar Sessions. Az has also been a co-teacher for the Guitar Fundamentals class, and teaching assistant for Jazz Improvisation class at San Jose State University (SJSU), San Jose, CA. In addition to his musical outreach work at SF Bay Area schools with Sonart Group, Az has taught workshops at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT; Culturefest in Pipestem, WV;
Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, CA;International College of Music, and Malaysian Institute of Art in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Performance History

Austria:
Mei Zeit Chalet, Turracher Hohe

UK:
Newton Ferrers Yacht Club

US:
New York City:

Stain Bar NY
Caffe Vivaldi

Boston:
Swiss Human Rights Exhibition @ Logan Airport
Marriot Copley
Berklee Performance Center
Lawrence Berk Recital Hall
MIT
Harvard University
La Luna Caffe, Cambridge
The Paulist Center
All Asia Bar
Fire and Ice Boston

Connecticut:

World Music Hall, Wesleyan University, Middletown

San Francisco Bay Area:
Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library
Caffe Trieste (San Francisco and Berkeley,CA)
Coffee Adventures
Palace Hotel
The Cannery
Beckett's, Berkeley
Boulevard Restaurant
Mama Buzz Cafe, Oakland
Nomad Cafe
Bazaar Cafe
Beale Street Bar and Grill
Blondie's Bar and No Grill
King Tsin Restaurant
Anna's Jazz Island
Octavia Lounge
Brainwash
Rooz Cafe
Sea Mi Restaurant
Red Rock Coffee
Good Karma Vegan Cafe, Downtown San Jose
C'era Una Volta, Alameda
The Uptown, Oakland
Shashamane International Bar & Grill, Oakland
Grant and Green
Mama Art Cafe
Orso Restaurant, Berkeley
OneWorldWalk, Berkeley
Senzala Restaurant, Sunnyvale
Mission City Coffee Roasting Co., Santa Clara
La Plaza Park, Cotati
Morroco's Restaurant, Downtown San Jose

West Virginia:
Appalachian South Folk Life Center
Concord University, Athens

Festivals:

As a solo act:
The George Town Literary Festival 2011, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
Culturefest 2007,2008 and 2010, Pipestem, West Virginia
The Third Annual Downtown Berkeley MusicFest 2010
KALW Free On-Air Festival of the Airwaves 2010

As The Az Samad Duo (w/ Zalila Lee on percussion):
Penang Island Jazz Festival 2011, Penang, Malaysia

As The Az Samad Duo (w/ Carrie Jahde on drums):
The First Annual Downtown Berkeley MusicFest 2008

(w/ Rick Vandivier Duo)
San Jose Jazz Festival 2009

(w/ Tara Linda and Luna Nueva)
The 19th Annual Cotati Accordion Festival

(w/ Tara Linda, Los Texmaniacs and Flaco Jimenez)
The 20th Annual Cotati Accordion Festival

(w/ Planet Loop)
Y2K9 International Live Looping Festival, Santa Cruz, CA.

As Az & The Jazz Strings:
MIT Nightmarket 2007

Malaysia :
No Black Tie
Istana Budaya
Avanti's
Alexis Bar and Bistro
La Bodega
Le Bernardin
Bangkok Jazz
Paul's Place
Backyard Pub
Laundry Bar
KL JamAsia
Fasta Pasta
Schokolart, Soho KL
Starbucks KLue Acoustic Series
Borders Books
MPH Bookstores, Midvalley Megamall
The Palace Of The Golden Horses
Mandarin Oriental
Equatorial Hotel
Hotel Istana
Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPAC)
The Actor's Studio Dataran Merdeka
The Actor's Studio Box
Auditorium DBKL
Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
MATIC
Universiti Malaya
Universiti Institut Teknologi Mara
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
International College Of Music
UCSI Recital Hall, Sedaya College
Monash University
PRIME College
Commonwealth Club Malaysia
Central Market
Taman Budaya Ipoh
Plaza Putra, Dataran Merdeka
Kelab Darul Ehsan
Dataran Shah Alam
Karnival Sure Heboh TV3, Stadium Bukit Jalil
Times Square Shopping Mall
Sunway Pyramid
Bangsar Shopping Centre

Festivals :
As part of Shelley Leong and Jazz Odyssey:

Penang Island Jazz Festival 2004
Sunrise Jazz and Rhythm Festival 2005 & 2006
Heineken Octoberfest
KL Sing Song 2006 Festival

As Dalcha Duo (acoustic guitar duo project with Hardesh Singh):

Fete De La Musique Festival 2003

As a solo act:
Singapore Writers Festival 2007
Yogyakarta Quake Aid 2006
Fete De La Musique Festival 2004
17th National Malaysian Poetry Day 2007
Jairus Anthony Music Festival 2004
Unplugged at Paulies 2003

Singapore:

The Singapore Art Museum
Esplanade Outdoor Theatre Stage
The Arts House @ Old Parliament
Home Bar

Az has taught at:
Berklee College Of Music (Berklee Summer Guitar Sessions 2007 & 2008) - Boston,MA
The North Beach Teen Program Guitar Classes @ Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center - San Francisco, CA
San Jose State University (Co-teacher for Guitar Fundamentals and Jazz Improvisation Classes)
De Anza College (Teaching Assistant for Intermediate/Advanced Guitar Class)

Az has conducted music workshops at:

Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, USA.
Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, California
Culturefest 2008, Pipestem, West Virginia, USA.
San Jose State University, San Jose, California, USA.
Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, California, USA. (Guitar Outreach w/ Steve Lin)
International College Of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Malaysian Institute of Art, Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
AC Pickers @ Freeman Guitars, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Guitar Collection Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Music Hut, Damansara Perdana, Malaysia
Young Choral Academy, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Damansara Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Kl SingSong Festival 2006

TV/Radio/Media appearances/interviews/performances:

France:

'The C Factor' chosen to be on continual airplay on 100% Music Radio Station (Avrille, France)

US:
Pen Women Presents Show - Channel 29 SF Access (San Francisco, CA)
PIXY 103 - Homegrown Radio Show (Cape Cod,MA)
mvyradio Local MusiCafe (Martha's Vinyard, MA)
Celtic Folk Podcast (Georgetown, KY)
Upbeat Radio Podcast (Georgetown, KY)
Pongid Radio (Second Life)
WJFN Showcase Internet Radio Show (Long Island, NY)
Junior's Cave Online Magazine Spotlight (Brunswick,GA)
Damn Good Tunes Online Magazine Feature (Rochester,WA)
Seattle PI newspaper website (Seattle, WA)
KBBF,89.1 FM, (Santa Rosa, CA)
Pirate Cat Radio (San Francisco, CA)

Malaysia:

RTM1
RTM2
TV3
NTV7
8TV
Astro
TraxxFM
Red104.9
Channel V
X-Fresh Radio
WAMMcast (We Are Malaysian Made)
BFM 89.9 FM
The Jazz Kitchen on TraxxFM

Singapore:
Suria Segar TV Show
Mr. Brown Podcast Show (interview and performance with Shelley Leong)

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2014 Dates

Nov 21-22, Fri-Sat: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Details TBA

Nov 24, Mon: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad Duo | Details TBA

Nov 29-30, Sat-Sun: Thailand Ukulele Festival 4: The Uke Alley | Solo Ukulele

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Past Performances:

2010 Dates

Aug 22: 20th Annual Cotati Accordion Festival, Cotati, CA (w/ Tara Linda) 5:45pm

Aug 26: King Tsin Restaurant, Berkeley, CA
(w/ Jazz Mine) 6:30pm

Aug 28: Starry Plough, Berkeley, CA
(w/ Tara Linda) Pete Anderson and Kate Burkart

Aug 29: Downtown Berkeley Music Fest @ Amanda’s, Berkeley, CA
(solo guitar) 6:00pm

Aug 31: Private Concert, Oakland, CA

Sept 1: Morocco’s Restaurant, San Jose, CA
(w/ Steve Lin) 5pm

Sept 4: 5th Annual Women in the Redwoods Festival, La Honda, CA (w/ Tara Linda)

Sept 7: Concord University, Athens, WV
 (solo guitar concert) 8pm

Sept 9-12: Culturefest World Music and Arts Festival 2010, Pipestem, WV
(solo guitar performances and workshop)

Sept 17: Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA (w/ Tara Linda) and Vagabond Opera

Sept 24: Hedley Club, Hotel De Anza, San Jose, CA (w/ Planet Loop) 8:30pm-12:30am

Sept 25: Sonart Concert Series, San Bruno, CA (solo guitar and Duo Brasileira (w/special guests Rick Vandivier on guitar and Jason Lewis on drums)

Oct 6: Strings, Emeryville, CA (Player's Night - solo guitar w/ Teja Gerken, Doug Young, Marc Silber and Pete Madsen)

Oct 9: Rhytmix Cultural Works, Alameda, CA (Americana Night - Sirens of the Wild West w/Tara Linda, Gayle Lynn and Denise Funari) $12 advance, $15 at the door

Oct 10: Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, CA (Percussive Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop) 5:00pm-6:30pm, $25

Oct 17: Asana Tea House, Santa Cruz, CA (solo guitar) 6:30pm-8:30pm

Oct 23: Aseana Voices Debut Concert, San Bruno, CA 8pm-10:30pm (w/ May Savonte Favis and Teresa Tam)

Oct 24: Whole Foods Market, Berkeley, CA 11:30am-3:30pm (Solo Guitar) [directions]

Nov 11: King Tsin Restaurant, Berkeley, CA (w/ String Jazz Ensemble Jazz Mine) 6:30pm-9:00pm

Nov 12: Hedley Club, Hotel De Anza, San Jose, CA (w/ Planet Loop) 8:30pm-12:30am

Nov 13: Free On-Air Folk Festival of the Airwaves. KALW, San Francisco, CA  (host Kevin Vance will host a round-robin of 5 great Bay Area Guitarists:  Florante Aguilar, Teja Gerken, Pete Madsen, Dale Miller, and Az Samad) 5:00pm-6:30pm (Listen online to KALW)

Nov 21: SJSU Concert Hall, San Jose, CA (w/ Adam Everett)

Nov 30: SJSU Concert Hall, San Jose, CA (Gabe Sickel Composition Recital)

Dec 3: Starry Plough, Berkeley, CA (w/Tara Linda)

Dec 6: Private Solo Jazz Guitar Concert, Oakland, CA

Dec 9: King Tsin Restaurant, Berkeley, CA (w/ Jazz Mine) 6:30pm

Dec 11: Aubergine, Sebastopol, CA (w/ Tara Linda)

Dec 20: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Az Samad and One Lick Less) 9:30pm [FB event page]

Dec 26: Doppelganger Open Mic + Gig + Community Swap Meet Bazaar (12noon-6pm) [FB event page]

Dec 30: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (NBT Acoustic Countdown w/ Reza Salleh, Paolo Delfino, Azmyl Yunor, Otam & Jerome Kugan) 9pm

2011 Dates

Jan 1: AC Pickers Guitar Workshop/Masterclass (1:11pm-7pm) [FB event page]

Jan 11: Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Damansara Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
(Jazz Workshop) 1:30pm-3:00pm

Jan 12: I}(ICOM Weekly Workshop Series January 2011 - Write Your Own Song) 6:00pm-7:30pm [FB event page]

Jan 17: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Az Samad & Reza Salleh) 9pm

Jan 27: Planet Loop Recording Session, Richmond, CA 10am-3pm

Jan 27: Private Concert, Oakland, CA 5pm-6pm

Feb 4: Hedley Club, Hotel De Anza, San Jose, CA (w/ Planet Loop) 8:30pm-12:30am

Feb 6: Mission City Coffee Roasting Company, Santa Clara, CA (solo guitar w/ Doug Young and Blake McMurray)

Feb 12: Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda CA (Valentines show! Tara Linda & the Gila Monsters, & Yeti Swart)

Feb 13: Never Too Latte, San Bruno, CA (The Lychees - Teresa Tam-vocals and Az Samad-guitar) 11am-1pm

Feb 16-Feb 19: Tara Linda Album Recording, South Texas, TX

Feb 20: The Wine Bar, Half Moon Bay, CA (Acoustic Round Robin Series w/ Mark Kostrzewa and Pete Madsen) 7pm

Feb 21: The Lychees Guest Performance, Oakland, CA (Details TBA)

Feb 22: Adam Everett Group Recording Session, Emeryville, CA

Feb 27: Never Too Latte, San Bruno, CA (The Lychees - Teresa Tam-vocals and Az Samad-guitar) 11am-1pm

March 4: Hedley Club, Hotel De Anza, San Jose, CA (w/ Planet Loop) 8:30pm-12:30am

March 5: Eve's Apple at ARK221, San Francisco, CA (w/ The Lychees) 7pm-10pm

March 12: Caffe Trieste, San Jose, CA (w/ The Adam Everett Quartet - Jazz) 8pm-10pm

Sun, March 20: Koret Auditorium, SF Public Library, San Francisco, CA
(Soul Making Competition Reception - solo acoustic guitar)
Doors open:12:30noon, event begins: 1pm, Free Admission!

Fri, March 25: Bay Vibes Presents at Rassela's Main Stage: Candelaria, San Francisco, CA (w/ Cumbia-Dub band Candelaria) 9pm-2am

Sunday, March 27: Private Event, Palo Alto, CA 5pm-8pm

Sat, April 2: KALX Live with Jazz-Blues band The Blue Fur Monkeys, 9pm-10:30pm

Wed, April 6: The Cannery at Del Monte Square, San Francisco, CA (Solo Guitar) 12noon-3:15pm

Fri, April 8: Private Event, Oakland, CA (w/ The Lychees - Jazz/Pop guitar-voice duo) 4pm-6pm

Tues, April 12: Recording Session, Berkeley, CA  (Solo Album recording)

Wed, April 13: Recording Session, Berkeley, CA (Solo Album recording)

Thurs, April 14: Recording Session, Berkeley, CA (Solo Album recording)

Tues, April 19: Recording Session, Berkeley, CA  (Solo Album recording)

Wed, April 20: Recording Session, Berkeley, CA (Solo Album recording)

Thurs, April 21: Recording Session, Berkeley, CA (Solo Album recording)

Sun, April 24: Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Berkeley, CA, (w/ Adam Everett - guitar-drum duo) 10am-2pm

Tues, April 26: Recording Session, Berkeley, CA  (Solo Album recording)

Wed, April 27: The Cannery at Del Monte Square, San Francisco, CA (Solo Guitar) 12noon-3:15pm

Thurs, April 28: Recording Session, Berkeley, CA (Solo Album recording)

Sun, May 8: Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Berkeley, CA, (guitar-drum duo) 10am-2pm

Sat, May 14: Theatre on San Pedro Square, San Jose, CA (SBGS Guitar Showcase concert w/ Yuri Liberzon and Steve Lin)

Sun, May 15: Cera Una Volta, Alameda, CA (w/ Tara Linda) 7pm-9pm

Sat, May 21: Hedley Club, Hotel De Anza, San Jose, CA (w/ Planet Loop) 8:30pm-12:30am

Wed, May 25: Wine Affairs, San Jose, CA (w/ The Adam Everett Quartet - Jazz) 7:30pm-10:30pm

Sat, May 28: House Concert, San Francisco, CA (w/ The Lychees - Jazz/Pop guitar-voice duo) 7pm-10pm

Sun, May 29: Private Event, Oakland, CA (Solo Guitar) 5pm-7pm

Fri, June 3: Reaction Restaurant, 2183 Mission St, San Francisco, CA (w/ Cumbia-Dub band Candelaria)

Sat, June 4: House Concert (w/ Cumbia-Dub band Candelaria)

Mon, June 27: Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | folk-rock singer-songwriter Reza Salleh featuring Az Samad, Liyana Fizi, Zalila Lee and the Choir of the Philharmonic Society of Selangor!

Fri, July 15: Private Event, Swedish Consulate, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Acoustic Guitar | 7:00PM

Sat, July 16: Urbanscapes 2011, Padang Astaka, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, [Map & Directions] | Solo Acoustic Guitar

Sun, July 24: The Artistic Series Presents: Sunday night at Artista! , Lot G-13, Tropicana City Mall, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia | Az SamadRay CheongAzmyl Yunor and Zalila Lee | 9:00PM

Mon, July 25: ICOM Weekly Workshop Series: The Creative Process - How to keep your musical soul inspired!International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 6:00PM

Fri-Sat, July 29-30: The River Art Project, Prangin Canal, Penang, Malaysia | Poetry and Guitar Performance with SN A. Samad Said 8:30-9:30PM

Sat, July 30: Doppelganger Open Mic, 15 Bangkok Lane, Pulau Tikus, Penang, Malaysia | Solo Acoustic Guitar | Event from 5:00PM-1:00AM , Az performs around 11PM

Sun, July 31: Acoustic Guitar Workshop, 15 Bangkok Lane, Pulau Tikus, Penang, Malaysia | 12noon-1PM | RM15

Thu, Aug 4: Nero Fico, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Acoustic Guitar + Trio w/ Zalila Lee + Kevin Adrian Theseira | 10:00PM 

Tues, Aug 9: TV2 | Solo Acoustic Guitar and Interview on Hello on Two  | 7:30AM

Thu, Aug 11: Moonshine KL, Laundry Bar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Acoustic Guitar | 9:30PM

Wed, Aug 17: Ecoba Restaurant & Bar, B-G-02, Level 1, Menara Bata (Tower B) PJ Trade Centre, Bandar Damansara Perdana, PJ | Noughts and Exes (HK) , Ray CheongNarmi and Az Samad (Solo Acoustic Guitar) |9PM-12midnight | FB Event Page

Thurs, Aug 18: Yes World Sessions Recording | Interview and Performance (w/ Lisa Zahran

Sat, Aug 20: mapKL, 1 Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Poetry and Guitar Performance with SN A. Samad Said  | Reception 7:30PM Performance 8:00PM | FB Event Page

Thurs-Sat, Sept 1-10 : our voice Album project (online collaboration + recording project) 

Fri, Sept 16: MalaysiaKu 2011 Street Festival, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | (w/ A. Samad Said) | 9:00PM | 

Wed, Sept 28: klpac, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Judge for Short+Sweet Musical | 8:30PM

Thurs, Oct 13: WOWloud Launch | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  

Poster by Teresa Tam Studio (www.teresatamstudio.com)[Click here for full Hong Kong Tour Details!]

Sat, Oct 22: Acoustic Guitar Accompaniment for Singers WorkshopShanghai Street Studios, Hong Kong | 2PM-3:30PM | HK $350 (includes free ticket to Super Epic House Concert)

Sat, Oct 22: Super Epic House ConcertShanghai Street Studios, Hong Kong | 4PM-5PM | HK $120

Sun, Oct 23: [ Street Theatre x fullcupmusic @ 20111023 ] Full Cup Music, 3/F, Hanwai Commercial Centre, 36 Dundas Street Mong Kok, Hong Kong | 3-5PM | Reservation HK $80 Walk-in HK $100

Tues, Nov 8: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Brazilian Choro | 9:30PM | RM40 [Click here for details]

Fri-Sat, Nov 11-12: Langkawi Live: One Earth Music Festival | Solo Acoustic Guitar + Workshop | 

Tues, Nov 15: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Brazilian Choro | 9:30PM | RM40  [Click here for details]

Wed-Fri, Nov 16-18: 15 Bangkok Lane Artspace, Penang, Malaysia | Musician in Residence | 

Sat, Nov 19: penangpac, Penang, Malaysia | Solo Acoustic Guitar Recital | 8:30PM | Free

Mon-Wed, Nov 21-23: You Can Learn Jazz! Workshop | Young Choral Academy, USJ Taipan, Malaysia [Click here for full details]

Thur, Nov 24: EduCamp KL #3, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Private Event | Invited Speaker | 

Sun, Nov 27: Georgetown Literary Festival, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia | Solo Acoustic Guitar [official festival blog]

Mon-Wed, Nov 28-30: You Can Learn Jazz! Workshop | Young Choral Academy, TTDI, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  [Click here for full details]

Thur-Sun, Dec 1-4: The 8th Penang Island Jazz Festival, Penang, Malaysia | The Az Samad Duo  [Details here]

The Az Samad Duo @ No Black Tie (Photo Credit: Yin Yin Boey)

Mon, Dec 5: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | The Az Samad Duo | 9:30PM | RM30 Cover Charge |

Fri, Dec 9 : Bar Italia, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Jazz Quintet

Tues, Dec 13: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | The Az Samad Trio | 9:30PM | RM30 Cover Charge |

Wed, Dec 14: This is a Call! Music ShowcaseThe Bee, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | feat. Liyana FiziAizat AmdanDiandra Arjunaidi and Az Samad.

Fri, Dec 16 : Bar Italia, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Jazz Quintet

Sat, Dec 17: Yoko's, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Jazz Trio w/ Kevin Theseira-bass & Toru Watanabe-drums |

Mon, Dec 19: Feedback Open Mic @ The Bee, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Featured Open Mic Performer co-bill w/ Azmyl Yunor |

Thurs, Jan 5: Nero Fico, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Solo Acoustic Guitar, co-bill with Cats in Love| 10:00PM 

Wed, Feb 1: Private Event | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sat-Sun, Feb 4-Feb 5: Dewan Filharmonik Petronas | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Romantic Hollywood MPO Concert

Tues, Feb 7: NTV7 The Breakfast Show | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 9:30AM | TV Interview & Performance

Fri, Feb 10: Bar Italia, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Jazz Quintet, 9:00PM

Sun, Feb 12: Bar Italia, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Jazz Quintet, 7:30PM

Fri-Sun, Feb 20-Feb 27: Philippine International JazzFest | Solo Guitar | Concerts & Workshop

 

Fri, March 2: Bar Italia, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Jazz Quintet, 9:00PM

Tues, March 6: Feedback Open Mic @ The Bee, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Featured Open Mic Performer 

Wed, March 14: The Arts House, Singapore | 7:30PM | World Voices Presents Az Samad

Fri-Sun, March 23-March 25:  Dewan Filharmonik Petronas | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Fri & Sat 8:30PM, Sun 3:00PM | Tribute to The Beatles MPO Concert 

Thurs, March 29: Vineria Italian Restaurant, Bangsar, Malaysia | 8:30PM | Jazz Trio 

Sat-Sun, March 31-April 1: Dewan Filharmonik Petronas | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Sat 8:30PM, Sun 3:00PM | Oscar Winners MPO Concert 

Sat, April 7: Coffee Club Express, Kinokuniya Bookstore, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | A. Samad Said Book Launch

Wed, April 11: Dewan Filharmonik Petronas | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 6:00PM | RM30 | MPO Happy Hour: Swing Kings Is Back! 
 
Thurs, April 19: The Bee, Publika | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 8:30PM | RM20 | Moonshine KL Fundraiser for Alda Evan Tan

Sun, April 29: MPH 1Utama, Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia| 2PM-4PM | Reading with Davina Goh

Fri-Sat, May 4-5: Alexis, Great Eastern Mall, Ampang, Malaysia | Kebaya Jazz with Ida Mariana 10pm-11:45pm

Sat-Sun, May 12-13: Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Swingin' with the MPO

Tues, May 15: Rockafellas PJ, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia | Az Samad Solo | Soulcoustic Sessions with Hameer Zawawi & Fa'thu - Hosted by Ray Cheong

Sat, May 19: Mezze Lounge, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad Trio | 9:30pm

Sat, May 26: Nero Fico, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Jazz Trio with Tay Cher Siang (piano) & Julian Chan (sax)

Tues, May 29: Nero Fico, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 8:30PM | Reading with Davina Goh

Wed, May 30: Mindvalley HQ, Menara UOA, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Invited Speaker for WebCamp KL

Thurs, May 31: Private Event, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Guitar

Mon, June 4: No Black Tie | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad Trio | RM30

Tues, June 5: Private Event, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Guitar

Thurs, June 7: Sphere Bangsar, Bangsar, Malaysia | 1PM | Solo Guitar

Thurs, June 7: Vineria Italian Restaurant, Bangsar, Malaysia | 8:30PM | Jazz Trio 

Sat, June 16: Private Event, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | TBA

Mon, June 18: No Black Tie | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad Duo | RM30

Mon, June 25: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Guitar | Details TBA

Tara Linda & The Tortilla Western Trio at Plaza de San Martin, Segovia, Spain [Photo Credit: John Tinger]

Wed-Sun, June 27-July 8: European Tour - Spain, France, Holland & Germany | Tara Linda & the Tortilla Western Trio | Official Tour Blogpost here! 

Mon, July 23: The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Trio with Julian Chan & Zalila Lee | 9:30PM

Wed, July 25: Private Event, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia | Duo with Davina Goh

Thurs, August 9 : The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad Trio | 9:30PM | RM30

Mon, August 27: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Guitar | 9:30PM | RM30   

Mon, Sept 3: The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Open Mic hosted by Az Samad | Featured Open Mic Acts: The Impatient Sisters + Paolo Delfino

Thurs, Sept 6: Vineria Italian Restaurant, Bangsar, Malaysia | 8:30PM | Jazz Quintet 

Mon, Sept 10 : No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad Trio | 9:30PM | RM30  

Fri, Sept 21: Suria KLCC Purple Day, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Guitar & Reza Salleh  


Sat, Sept 29: Readings @ Seksan Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Duo with Davina Goh | 3:30PM-6PM | Free Admission

Tues, Oct 2: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Musica Popular Brasileira feat Az Samad | RM30 



Sat, Oct 6: Doppel Kafe Residency - Beatlemania , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad & Kevin Theseira | Meet the artists 3:30PM | Show 4PM-6PM | RM20  

Wed, Oct 10: The Songwriters' Showcase hosted by Jasemaine Gan, The Bee, Publika, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Guitar | 9PM | Free Admission 

Fri, Oct 19: Tommy Emmanuel Concert, DBKL Auditorium Hall, Menara DBKL 1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Opening Acts: Guitar Circle: Az Samad, Ray Cheong, William Kok & Andy Ngee | 8pm | Buy Tickets Here |

Sat, Oct 20: Doppel Kafe Residency - Uke, Spoken Word & Guitar | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad & Davina Goh | Meet the artists 3:30PM | Show 4PM-6PM | RM20  

Mon, Oct 22: FROM HK TO MALAYSIA: THE SECRET TO A CAREER IN MUSIC Presented by Jacky Lau (HK) & Az Samad (Malaysia) | International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Workshop | 6PM | Free Admission |

Sat, Oct 27: Doppel Kafe Residency - Experience The Wonderful World of Disney, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad & Irena Taib Duo | Meet the artists 3:30PM | Show 4PM-6PM | RM20 

Thurs, Nov 1: Brazilian Chorinho Evening Feat Valtinho Anastacio, Az Samad & Special Guests No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 9:30PM | RM40 /RM30 (Student)

Fri, Nov 2: Alexis, Great Eastern Mall, Ampang, Malaysia | Bossa Nova with Xiong | 10pm-11:45pm

Sat, Nov 3: Page 2 by Plan B, Publika Solaris Dutamas | Az Samad Trio | 10PM | Free Admission

Mon, Nov 5: Songs of Love Solo Concert No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Solo Guitar | 9:30PM | RM30   

Fri-Sun, Nov 16-18: Distant Worlds: Music From Final FantasyDewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Ticket Price (RM): 300 | 260 | 180 | 120

Wed, Nov 21: Swing Kings is Back | Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 6:30PM | RM30

Fri-Sun, Nov 23-25 : Georgetown Literary Festival, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia | Solo Acoustic Guitar [official festival blog] 



Fri, Nov 30: Martin Taylor Solo Concert, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad - Opening Act | 8PM | Tickets (RM) : 103 | 153 | 253

Mon, Dec 3: Fingerstyle Guitar Techniques Workshop | International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Instructors: Az Samad & Ian Lam | 10PM-6PM | RM290

Tues, Dec 4: Book Celebration: Readings from Readings 2 | Doppel Kafe, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Readings by many of the writers | Music by Brian Gomez & Az Samad | 8:30PM | Free Admission 

Mon, Dec 10: The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Open Mic #3 hosted by Az Samad | Featured Open Mic Acts: Rafique Rashid, Froya & guest performance by Adam Rafferty

Tues, Dec 11: The Bee, Publika | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 8:30PM | Ray Cheong, Narmi, Azyml Yunor, Adam Rafferty & Az Samad

Wed, Dec 19: The Malaysian Music Project with Az Samad & Cheryl Tan | The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 9:30PM | Cover Charge: RM40 (inclusive of first drink)



Thurs, Jan 10: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Musica Popular Brasileira | RM30 

Sat, Jan 12: The Songwriter's Showcase| Black Box, MAP @ Publika | 4-4:45pm: Workshop Two By Songwriters in English (Speakers: Az Samad, Reza Salleh, Min'z) | Ticket Price (Day Pass to workshops + night concert) @ RM40 per pax (children under 7 years of age enters for free) FB EVENT PAGE

Tues, Jan 15: Paradiso, Publika, Solaris Dutamas | Xiong Album Launch | 8PM 

Sat, Jan 19: Star Cafe, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Cheryl Tan & Az Samad | 9:30PM

Mon, Jan 21: The Venue, Pavilion KL | Open Mic @ The Venue #4 | 7:30PM Sign-ups 8PM Show | Official Page  | FB Event Page 

Thurs, Jan 24: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Musica Popular Brasileira | RM30 

Sat, Jan 26: Star Cafe, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Cheryl Tan & Az Samad | 9:30PM

 

Tues, Jan 29: International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | The Secrets of a Successful Touring Musician | Workshop by Az Samad (Malaysia) and Gabriel Lynch (Australia) | 6PM - 7:30PM

Fri-Sat: Feb 22-23: Alexis, Great Eastern Mall, Ampang, Malaysia | Bossa Nova with Xiong | 10pm-11:45pm 

Sat: Feb 23: February Readings @ Seksan Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | The Satay Trio | 3:30PM-6PM | Free Admission

Mon: Feb 25 The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Open Mic #5 hosted by Az Samad | Featured Open Mic Acts: Shelley Leong & Seth Lael and Anna Chong

March 1: FreeSpace @ Kakiseni, sstwo Mall | The Satay Trio | 8pm | RM40

March 2-3: ABBA Goes SymphonicDewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Ticket Price (RM): 250 | 180 | 130 | 60

Singapore: Mosaic Music Festival 2013 Concerts & Workshops:

Sat, March 9: IN THE HOUSE: AZ SAMAD | 5:30PM | 20-minute up, close and personal interview session

Sun, March 10: MOSAIC MUSIC MAKERS WORKSHOP: IN A CHORD – GUITAR WORKSHOP FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS | 1PM and 3:30PM | SGD$20 
(There are 2 sessions to choose from, each session is 90-minutes) SOLD OUT

Mon, March 11: GUITAR HEROES: AZ SAMAD | 6:15PM and 8:15PM | 2 sets of 45-minutes, solo acoustic fingerstyle guitar 
 

Mon: March 25 : The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Open Mic #6 hosted by Az Samad | Featured Open Mic Acts: Jia Jia & Kien Lim

Thur, March 28: Malaysian International Guitar Festival 2013 Concert: Concert | 3PM | Solo Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar 

Sat, March 30: Star Cafe | Cheryl Tan & Az Samad | Vocal & Jazz Guitar Duo | 9:30 PM

Sat, April 13: Star Cafe | Cassandra Chong & Az Samad | Vocal+Piano, Jazz Guitar + Percussion Trio | 9:30 PM

Sat, April 20: Alexis Ampang | Bossa Nova with Xiong | Band | 10:00 PM

Sun, April 21: Rockin' For the reefs! - The Square @ Publika, Solaris Dutamas | Solo Guitar | 8PM 

Tues, April 23: Kakiseni Fest @ Pavilion KL | Az & Irena - The Wonderful World of Disney | 4 PM & 6 PM

Sat, April 27: Star Cafe | Sharon Chong & Az Samad | Vocal+Piano, Jazz Guitar + Percussion Trio | 9:30 PM

 

Mon, April 29 : The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Open Mic #7 hosted by Az Samad 

Sat, May 11: Star Cafe | Irena Taib & Az Samad | Vocal+Jazz Guitars + Percussion Trio | 9:30 PM

Sat, May 18: Kuala Lumpur | Private Event | Jazz Group | 1:30 PM

Sun, May 19: Drumstore, Paradigm Mall, Petaling Jaya | Solo Electric Guitar Showcase/Workshop | 8 PM | FB Event Page

Mon, May 20 : The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Open Mic #8 hosted by Az Samad feat. Khaimano & Bihzhu | Sign-ups 7:30 PM Show 8:00 PM 

Thurs, May 23: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Musica Popular Brasileira | 9:30 PM | RM40 

Sat: Feb 23: May Readings @ Seksan Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad: Electric Guitar | 3:30PM-6PM | Free Admission

Sat, May 25: Star Cafe | Sharon Chong & Az Samad | Vocal+Piano, Jazz Guitar + Percussion Trio | 9:30 PM

Tues, May 28: Merdekarya | Az Samad [in the deep night/electric poetry] Album Launch | 8:00 PM | Free Admission

Wed, May 29: Kuala Lumpur | Private Event | Jazz Group | 5:00 PM

Thurs, May 30: Moonshine: A Homemade Music Show | Az Samad Solo Guitar | 9:30 PM | Stonebay, Az Samad, Quirky Qwerty and Tilu 

June 2013

Sat, June 1: Music Master Studio, Petaling Jaya | Solo Electric Guitar Showcase/Workshop | 8:00 PM | FB Event Page

Sat, June 8: Interview on BFM - That Music Show | 3:00 PM

Tues, June 11: The Bee, Jaya One, Petaling Jaya| Feedback Open Mic feat. Ray Cheong & Az Samad | Solo Electric Guitar

Thur, June 13: Rojak Sessions #5 | Merdekarya, Petaling Garden, PJ  

Fri, June 14: SPARTFEST 2013 @ Taylor's Lakeside | Open Mic Event | 8:00 PM

Sat, June 15: The Guitar Store, Cheras | Solo Electric Guitar Showcase/Workshop | 8:00 PM | FB Event Page

Mon, June 17 : The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Open Mic #9 hosted by Az Samad | Sign-ups 7:30 PM Show 8 PM 

Tues, June 18: Merdekarya, Petaling Garden, PJ  | Az Samad Solo Guitar | 8:00PM Open Mic | 9:00 PM Show

Wed, June 19: Sixstrings, Aman Suria, Petaling Jaya | Mike Dawes Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop | 8:00 PM | RM100 / RM120

Thurs, June 20: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Mike Dawes & Az Samad | Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar | 9:30 PM | RM40 Cover / RM25 (for students) | FB Page | NBT Page | Official Malaysian Tour Page | 

Fri, June 21: ChinaHouse, Penang | Az Samad Solo Electric Guitar | Asia By Asians Exhibit for Obscura Festival | 9:00 PM

Sat, June 22: Mike Dawes Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop at The Canteen At ChinaHouse | 10:00 AM

Sat, June 22: Az Samad Solo Electric Guitar Showcase/Workshop at Gurney Plaza | 5:00 PM

Sun, June 23 | Fingerstyle Guitar Artistry Tour Mike Dawes & Az Samad Live @ ChinaHouse 
RSVP & invite your friends here: Official Facebook Event Page  

2013 Europe Solo Tour  

[Blackburn]
Sat, June 29: Richard Moss & Az Samad | Sprout Vegetarian Cafe | 7:00 PM |

Mon, July 1: Richard Moss & Az Samad | Number 39 Hopstar Brewery Tap | 9:00 PM |

[Ireland]
Fri, July 5: Mickey Murphy & Az Samad | Amplified, Newry | 10:00PM |

[Amsterdam]
Mon, July 8: Private House Concert | Haalem, Netherlands | 8:00PM |

[Austria]
Sat-Fri: July 6-12: Residential Acoustic Guitar Workshop with Thomas Leeb, Mike Dawes & Az Samad | Turracher Höhe, Austria | Fees: 300/750/850 Euros | SPACES STILL AVAILABLE

Sat-Fri: July 13-15: Residential Acoustic Guitar Workshop with Thomas Leeb, Jon Gomm, Mike Dawes, Az Samad & George Lowden | Turracher Höhe, Austria | Fees: 300/750/850 Euros  | SOLD OUT


Fri, July 19: Concert with Matteo Alderete | Artenschulztheater, Berlin, Germany | 

Sat, July 20: Guitar Workshop with Matteo Alderete | Berlin, Germany |

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Sat, Aug 3: TEDxKL 2013, Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur | Invited Speaker for TEDxKL | Tickets

Sat, Aug 10: Star Cafe, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur | Sharon Chong & Az Samad | Vocal+Piano, Jazz Guitar + Percussion Trio | 9:30 PM

Sat, Aug 24: Star Cafe, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur | Irena Taib & Az Samad | Vocal, Jazz Guitars + Percussion Trio | 9:30 PM

Sun, Aug 25: The Bee, Publika | JUICE Revolver Sessions #2 | Acoustic & Electric Guitar | 5:30PM


Fri - Sat, Aug 30-31: stage 1, penangpac (Level 4, Quay 1, Straits Quay, Tg Tokong, Penang) | ¡ PIAZZOLLA ! Not Only Tango | 8:30 PM | Tickets: RM 73 (Adults) and RM 53 (Students)

Sat, Sept 7: Star Cafe, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur | Zalila Lee & Az Samad | Vocal and Jazz Guitar Duo | 9:30 PM

Mon, Sept 9: Singapore | Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop at Maestro Guitars and Ukulele, Esplanade | 6:30 PM

Mon, Sept 16: Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur | Malaysiaku - Celebrating 50 years of Malaysia  | Cheryl Tan & Az Samad | 6:00 PM

Thurs, Sept 19: Laundry Bar, The Curve | Bihzhu, Azmyl Yunor, Paolo Delfino & Az Samad | Moonshine Online | 9:00 PM

Fri, Sept 27: Good Friends Cafe, Dataran Ara Damansara | Az Samad | Open Mic by Winnie Ho | 7:00 PM | RM30

Sat, Sept 28:  Star Cafe, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur | Zalila Lee & Az Samad | Vocal, Jazz Guitar + Percussion Trio | 9:30 PM

Sat, Oct 5:  Star Cafe, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur | Sharon Chong & Az Samad | Vocal, Piano, Jazz Guitar Duo | 9:30 PM

Sat, Oct 12:  Star Cafe, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur | Zalila Lee & Az Samad | Vocal, Guitar & Percussion Trio | 9:30 PM

Oct 18 & 19: Alexis, Great Eastern Mall, Ampang, Malaysia | Songwriter's Playground | 10:00 PM

Mon, Oct 21: Music Workshop presented by Yuzuka Takemoto (Japan) & Az Samad (Malaysia) | International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Workshop | 6PM | Free Admission |

Fri-Sat, Oct 25-26: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | NBT 15th Anniversary Show with Valtinho Anastacio | 9:30 PM  

Fri, Nov 1: Good Friends Cafe, Dataran Ara Damansara | Az Samad | Open Mic by Winnie Ho (Instrumentalists Session) | 7:00 PM | RM35 (Pasta/Sandwich & Drinks)


Sun, Nov 10: Incitement Season 3, Episode 8 INCITEMENT'S BIRTHDAY: The Power of Influence | 6:00 PM



Mon, Nov 11: No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | FEYST13 Live Recorded Show | 8:00 PM 

Sat, Nov 16: Mezze Lounge, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad Trio | 9:30 PM

Fri, Nov 29: Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore | Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop | 4:00 PM 


Mon, Dec 16: Musica Workshop 2.0 | Alexander Formosa, Az Samad & Andrew Chew | 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM 

Tues, Dec 17: Musica Workshop Advance Edition
 | Alexander Formosa, Az Samad & Yin Yin Boey | 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM 


2013 Dates

Dec 21, Sat | First ever Az Samad Student Concert! @ Sixstrings | 3-5pm | By Invitation Only!

Dec 28, Sat | The Impatient Sisters | Boston Bound: A Farewell Show For Kina | 8:30pm | Buy Tickets

2014 Dates

Jan 14, Tues | No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Tay Cher Siang & Az Samad | 9:30pm | RM30 Cover

Jan 16, Thurs | Laundry Bar, The Curve, Petaling Jaya | Moonshine: Spotlight Feat. Az Samad, Quirky Qwerty, The Metaphor & Man Under Zero Effort | 9PM | Free Entry

Jan 25, Sat | Nowhereman Coffee, Bangsar | Acoustic Gestures by Az Samad |  8:30pm | RM15 Tickets | Get Ticket Info |

Feb 9, Sun | Sixstrings, Petaling Jaya | Parent and Child Ukulele Workshop | 4pm-5pm | Buy Tickets

March 2, Sun | Musica Workshop, Villa Angsana, Kuala Lumpur | Musica Workshop 3.0 with Az Samad & Richard Moss | 10:30am-5:30pm | Buy Tickets

March 4, Tues | Merdekarya | Squirrels In Space Live | 9pm

March 7, Fri | Esplanade, Singapore  | Squirrels In Space Live at Mosaic Music Festival 2014 | Time TBA

March 8, Sat | Esplanade, Singapore | Mosaic Music Makers 2014 Guitar Zero - Guitar Workshop for Absolute Beginners | 2pm & 4pm | Buy Tickets 

March 8, Sun | Esplanade, Singapore | Mosaic Music Makers 2014 Ukulele Adventure! A Parent - Child Workshop | 2pm & 4pm | Buy Tickets



March 22, Sat | Wanaka The Bungalow, Jalan Dungun | Smashing Saturday with Pestle & Mortar | 4pm 

April 2, Wed | Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur | MPO Happy Hour with Swing Kings | 6:30pm | Buy Tickets 

April 19, Sat | Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur | Moonshine Productions Buskstop | Az Samad Solo Guitar | 1pm, 3pm and 5pm | Free Admission

April 21, Mon | Kuala Lumpur | Tay Cher Siang and Az Samad | Private Event

April 24, Thurs | No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur | Tay Cher Siang and Az Samad | NBT's Festival of Strings | RM50

April 29, Tues | UiTM, Shah Alam | Improve Your Improv: A workshop for all musicians | 11am-12:30pm | Details TBA

May 17, Sat |  Mezze Lounge, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Az Samad Trio (with Melina William on bass) | 9:30pm

June 5, Thur | Hilton, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Private Event | Jazz Group 

June 6-8, Fri-Sun | Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | MPO SPECIALS Disney’s Pixar in Concert

June 17, Tues | No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Duo with Tay Cher Siang | 9:30pm


June 21, Sat | MATIC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Kalei Gamiao Showcase (International Hawaiian Ukulele Player) Solo Ukulele | Click here for tickets

June 22, Sun | Black Box MAP,Publika Solaris Dutamas Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | MOCA Translations 3.0 at The Cooler Lumpur Festival | Solo Guitar

July 15, Tues | No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | WVC Trio and Az Samad | 9:30pm

July 19, Sat |  Musica Workshop 4.0 | Guest Performer with Ravi Srinivasan | Workshops: 12noon, Performance: 6pm 
July 24, Thurs | BAD by Wood&Steel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | REVERB @ BAD cafe by wood & steel | 8:30pm

July 31, Thurs | Merdekarya, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia | Kien Lim, Az Samad and Riz Rashid | 9:30pm

Aug 1, Fri | Recital Hall, South Wing Campus, UCSI University’s Institute of Music, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Guitar Masteclass with Az Samad | 10:30am

 
Aug 4, Mon | International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Workshop with Ravi Srinivasan | 6pm

Aug 6-7, Wed-Thus | No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | From Berlin to KL: Ravi Srinivasan and Az Samad | 9:30pm

Aug 30-31, Sat- Sun | Esplanade Concourse, Esplanade, Singapore | Pesta Raya: The Great Malay Songbook with Cheryl Tan | Sat at 5.45pm – 6.45pm and Sun at 4pm – 4.45pm and 5pm – 5.45pm


Sept 5-6, Fri-Sat | Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Wicked Divas 

Sept 16, Tues | Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Akustika I (Andy Flop Poppy & Az Samad) | 3:30pm

Sept 24, Wed | Wisma Kebudayaan Soka Gakkai Malaysia | Katona Twins SEA Tour: Guitar Concerts in Malaysia: From Bach to The Beatles | 8pm 

Sept 25, Thurs | Sunway International School, Petaling Jaya, Selangor | 2nd Annual Inter-School Poetry Slam | 7pm | Solo Performance & Duo with SN Datuk A. Samad Said



Oct 1, Wed | La Bodega Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur | Az Samad Trio at La Bodega Lounge | 8:30pm | 3 sets 

Oct 11, Sat | The Troika, Kuala Lumpur | Private Event | Solo Guitar 

Oct 24, Fri | The Bee Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur | Tunes and Pints Feat. Az Samad & Kirsten Long| 9:30pm | Solo Performance & Duet with vocalist Kirsten Long

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