Promoter James Siva Dies

Malaysian concert promoter James Siva, 63, died of a heart attack July 3, according to The Star Online.

Siva, who was the director of JS Concert Productions, had been a key figure in the Malaysian entertainment industry since 1973, when he brought Santana to his country for a concert.


In recent years, he promoted concerts by Justin BieberAvril LavigneAndrea BocelliWhitesnakeChaka KhanAir SupplyRoberta FlackMichael Bolton and others.

His company will continue to do business and is planning to bring George Benson to Kuala Lumpur in August and OneRepublic in October.