Rahul Kukreja is a familiar name back home in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia mainly because he is the lead guitarist for one of Malaysia’s most popular rock bands, One Buck Short (or OBS as they are affectionately known as). Having started the band back in college, OBS has moved from its underground roots to being regarded as the region’s Top Rock/Live Act.
He is also one of the co-founders and partners of The Livescape Group of companies which produces Future Music Festival Asia (FMFA), IT’S THE SHIP, A State of Trance (ASOT), Rockaway Festival, and After Dark Social Club (ADSC). Livescape has a 360-degree approach to conceiving, marketing and executing events. They have an in-house marketing, execution, creative, production, logistics, and artist management team to ensure that they put on an experience that people will not only remember but also talk about.
Rahul acts as Livescape’s Director of Live Events & Entertainment where he oversees artist/show bookings and productions for all of the group's events and sources out future and potential business partnerships for the company as well as managing itineraries and executions for Livescape events and festivals. Rahul also has very good working relationships with various artist management and booking agencies and is the man with the eye for spotting talent for Livescape shows.
Apart from The Livescape Group, Rahul also acts as head promoter and talent booker for InTour Live, an Asian based concert promoter that promotes shows across Asia and represents Malaysia’s biggest global music export – Yuna – for bookings across Asia / Australia.