On Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, patrons at Tavern Kitchen & Bar can enjoy catchy songs and hits performed by a live band headlined by Esther Applunius, between 8pm and 11pm. You can be sure that everyone will be having a feel good time, as the minutes and hours trickle away. You can also dedicate a song request for your loved ones and friends, and let Esther and the band work their magic.
Esther Applunius, also known as Elizabeth Applunius Chin, is our resident celebrity performer. The award-winning singer is the fifth of eight children of Applunius Chin of Papar, who is a veteran musician on Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM).
Esther has been singing since the age of nine, and at the tender age of 10, she became the Sabah champion in the RTM singing contest ‘Bintang Kecil’. In 2009, she was the runner up in the sensational Malaysian TV reality show ‘One in a Million’. Besides her fame on TV, she also won the 2005 Sugandoi Kaamatan singing contest, and the 2008 PERTISA Award for the most popular singer in Sabah in the women’s category. In 2011, she won the ‘Anugerah Juara Carta Lagu Artis Sabah’ competition for her performance of a newly released song taken from her second album entitled ‘Selalu’ (Always).
Coming with such high acclaim, you will surely be enthralled by our star Sabahan singer’s impeccable performances. She is truly a talented performer with powerful and expressive vocals, and she can sing anything from soulful tunes to rock to upbeat hits with ease. Just send in your song requests, sit back and be mesmerised.
Bring your family and friends for a nice dinner at Tavern Kitchen & Bar, and let the live band do the entertaining for you, while your family and friends enjoy their sumptuous meals. Do linger around after dinner and try our amazing show-stopping cocktails, while you continue to enjoy the music. If you are lucky, our bartenders will entertain you with their one-of-a-kind fire show, juggling bottles of fire, and even breathing fire. A dinner at Tavern Kitchen & Bar, Imago Shopping Mall, Kota Kinabalu can be an exciting adventure indeed.
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