After a decade in music industry, Malaysia has been chosen as Afgan’s first location to celebrate his 10th Anniversary as a recording artiste with a special and intimate concert, Konsert DEKADE Live in Kuala Lumpur 2018. The screams of more than 2000 fans at Plenary Hall, KL Convention Centre proved this Indonesia’s singer songwriter excellence. This concert was promised to be totally different from any other Afgan’s concert in Malaysia before. “This concert is going to be very personal, it’s my way of saying thank you to all the fans. I want to take the audience on a personal journey of mine, I’m going to share my deepest thoughts and feelings after 10 years of doing this. Being this up close and personal, is something that I’ve never done before” said Afgan.
Afgan interacting with his biggest fans
Konsert DEKADE Live in Kuala Lumpur 2018 went on for almost 3 hours and started with a song called Jalan Terus which showcased Afgan’s vocal abilities on its own class. Afgan’s distinct vocal abilities and different music arrangements successfully brought the audience into an intimate and romantic ambience and witnessed a recap of his journey since the very first album Confession No.1 in 2008 until his most recent release, DEKADE.
Afgan, who was accompanied by The Gandarianz performed his hits songs selection such as Pesan Cinta, Love Again, Kunci Hati, Jodoh Pasti Bertemu, Sudah and also a duet with Malaysia’s hip hop and R&B group, Ruffedge with the song I’ll Make Love to You. The collaboration between Afgan and Ruffedge was so refreshing for the ear and the audience were totally mesmerized by the magic collaboration. Besides the newly image presented, this group which was founded more than 20 years ago also performed another song, Bila Rindu.
Ruffedge walked us down the memory lane when they performed Bila Rindu
The momentum of the night continued with Afgan through his hits songs from 2008 that made the crowds stood on their feet and danced along the rhythm of the song. With more than 20 songs being performed, the audience sang along to most of the hits. Right after the concert ended, 100 audiences who bought the VVIP ticket were brought for a Meet & Greet session with Afgan.
Konsert DEKADE Live in Kuala Lumpur 2018 was supported by Maybank, Hot FM and Kool FM, Turkish Airlines, Redbox, E&O Residences and Hamza Motors.
Afgan and The Gandarianz served great tunes and funky moves on stage
L-R Malaysia's Multi-talented Actress and Singer, Miss Fazura and Afgan backstage