Get jazzy in JB

Who said nothing cool ever happens in JB? Listen up, the Johor Bahru Jazz Fest 2015 is set to take place Feb 26-Mar 1 and we spy some pretty big names in the jazz world. Expect performances by world-class saxophonist Sadao Watanabe, Italian acapella group Mezzotono and big names from around the region including KL’s David Gomes and Singapore’s very own Jeremy Monteiro. Early bird tickets for a day pass start at RM50 ($19) and you can get them here.

The JB Jazz Fest is the first of six festivals that will be happening in JB throughout the year and the main event, JB Arts Festival will be taking place from Sept 10-Oct 10. It’s a month-long festival that will see local and international performances ranging from music, theater, dance, comedy and visual arts. Previous years have seen more than 200,000 people attend. For more info, go here