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Kuala Lumpur Live Music & Comedy Guide 10 May 2018

Kuala Lumpur Live Music & Comedy Guide 10 May 2018

From classical to Jazz, indie to rock, comedy and theatre, Kuala Lumpur is buzzing not only with the long weekend that has been announced but with an incredible Live music & comedy scene. There's a spectacular array of live venues around the KL. Discover the hottest events in Kuala Lumpur for this Special long weekend and the week ahead.

Check out any of the events mentioned by also visiting: https://thecitylist.my/whats-on


MAY 11: LOL Events presents Margaret Cho in KL

HGH Convention Hall: 475, Jalan Sentul Selatan, KL


MAY 11/12: Orquesta Yambeque at NBT

Hailing from Perth, Orquesta Yambeque is West Australia’s Premier Latin Ensemble working with the best Latin musicians in the country. The band offers a very unique and tailor-made Salsa repertoire and has recently celebrated 4 years on the local Perth music scene lead by Band Leader Mateo Lorenzo. Yambeque feel very privileged to share and interpret all the traditional music from the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, the sound of the 70s and the Golden Era of  Salsa in New York and Puerto Rico. Hear the all time greats from Havana, Cuba, and the romantic classics from Venezuela.

 

 

Yambeque performs music by Latin Legends such as: Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Oscar De Leon, Joe Arroyo, Cheo Feliciano, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Grupo Niche and many more. Not to mention Latin Jazz numbers such as “Manteca” by Dizzy Gillespie and “Mambo Influenciado” by Chucho Valdes and the Afro Cuban Messengers. It’s definitely a cultural experience and journey whenever you get the opportunity to see Yambeque perform Live.

NO BLACK TIE: 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur:  Admission: RM53. Concert menu available. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings.


MAY 11/12: Crackhouse Comedy presents Mohamed Ali (CA)

Mohamed Ali is a Somali Refugee who was raised in Edmonton, Canada and has been touring internationally for two years. His deadpan delivery on controversial topics and ridiculous anecdotes have famously given him a reputation as the “second greatest Mohamed Ali”. His routine reflects his unique belief that culture, relationships, and racial divides distract us from the real problem -- the Chinese.

MAY 11/12: Crackhouse Comedy TTDI presents Mohamed Ali (CA)

His unique and HIGHLY entertaining act comes highly praised -- you don’t want to miss this! After jarring our collective consciousness at comedy clubs and festivals throughout South East Asia, Mohamed Ali will be headlining at Kuala Lumpur's comedy hub, Crackhouse from May 11-12.

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL1st Floor, 24A, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14 Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL: Tickets online RM40 / Door RM50. https://mohamedalioncrack.peatix.com/ Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.


MAY 11: Hanyut Special Showcase

The Impatient Sisters will be premiering the music video for “Hanyut” with a special performance for the night. Not your typical vanilla flavoured run-of-the-mill girl band, The Impatient Sisters writes and sings expressive tunes with bouts of romantic depth, blending together quirky soul and folk-pop to create a unique flavour.

 

 

Distinctly signaturised by haunting harmonies and lyrical peculiarity, the three sisters from Kuantan are happily addicted to making their fans happy with expressive songs on love, death, heartbreak, letting go, sleeping and other random observations of modern life. With special guests Kita:Orang and Battle Bloom

THE BEE, PUBLIKA : 36, Block C, Level G2, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL.: RM50. Call 03-7960 22160 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my


MAY 11: Bobo KL presents Tarakucha Unplugged

Sean Ghazi and Ida Mariana return four months after “Satu Empat Jalan” rang out the end of 2017 with a bright, raucous NYE countdown at Bobo KL. This weekend, they team up with one third of the terrer-menerrer big band; Hady Afro (guitar), Amar Azalan (bass) and AKZ on percussions for an unplugged programme of Tarakucha favourites.

 

 

BOBO KL: 65-1, Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, KL:Dine with them before the show. Admission RM60++/ RM45++ for Bobo diners. For reservations call 03-2092 5002. No cover charge or reservations for the Sunday show.


MAY 11: Kaya the Band Live at Ril’s

Founded in circa 2009 out of sheer hours of jamming and ripping chords in the garage. Raging with rock’n’roll testosterone, the band played alongside various local musicians such as Salam Musik, and took the local, live music scene by storm. Fast forward coupla' competitions won and with a growing fanbase, Kaya is in the recording chapter with their latest debut album release Kaya “On Toast”.

 

 

RIL’S BANGSAR: 30, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar Baru, KL : Call 03-2201 3846 or e-mail reservations@rils.com.my


MAY 11: Gregory Ramanado and Syima at Le Noir KL

Gregory Ramanado is a versatile Malaysian songster. Known for his charismatic and high energy persona on stage, engaging his audiences with his funky flavour of musicality. With Syima featuring this night.

 

 

LE NOIR KLUnit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: +60122245416
Valet parking available.


MAY 11/12: Cool Brittania by McBe

McBE performs at Alexis, with 'Cool Britannia', a sweet escape back in time with music from some of the best Britpop & British rock acts of all time. With a little help from his friends in the band, expect nothing less but the best when McBE sings his heart out this weekend at Alexis Ampang.

 

 

ALEXIS BISTRO AMPANG: Great Eastern Mall, 303, Jalan Ampang, KL: Dress code applies: No Shorts & Slippers. Showtime 10pm. Table bookings for diners only. Minimum age 10 & above. Music charge: RM10++/pax. For more information, please call 03 4260-2288 or log on to www.alexis.com.my


MAY 12: The Corporate EP Launch

THE BEE, PUBLIKA : 36, Block C, Level G2, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL: More info call 03-2694 7880 or The Bee at 03-7960 22160 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my


MAY 12: Le Noir KL presents Evelyn Feroza

Although very much into current favourites like Bruno Marz, Ed Sheeran, Pink and even the late Amy Winehouse, this soulful young lady refers to herself as an old soul, for she finds her greatest inspiration from old greats including Ray Charles, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald and Shirley Bassey. Just like her idols, Evie does not believe that any song should be sung in vain.

 

 

Which is one of the possible reasons why she has been making waves around local entertainment scene, mesmerizing listeners with her sensational vocal capability. She’s known to either touch you deeply or bring the house down with her renditions of songs

LE NOIR KLUnit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: +60122245416
Valet parking available.


MAY 12: A night with Ross Farren at Ril's

Ross Farren (guitar/vocals), Eddie Asakri (keys) and Stan Calvin (percussion) are a group of music students living the slow life in the back alleys of Kuala Lumpur. They have a performed across the city at venues such as Alexis, No Black Tie, Drift Bar and Dining, The Bee and Pisco Bar KL to name a few. They will be performing a mix of pop, blues and jazz at Ril's this Saturday night.

RIL’S BANGSAR: 30, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar Baru, KL : Call 03-2201 3846 or e-mail reservations@rils.com.my


MAY 12: Le Noir KL presents Acoustic Fourplay live on stage

A live acoustic band, lined up of musicians who have been in the music industry for more than a decade. Ideally named, simply performing songs ranging from the late 60s up to the current Top 40s in an acoustic manner to sooth your every acoustic musical fantasy.

 

LE NOIR KLUnit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: +60122245416
Valet parking available.


MAY 13: Rockiss presents Crown The Empire Live in KL

THE BEE, PUBLIKA : 36, Block C, Level G2, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL:  More info call 03-2694 7880 or The Bee at 03-7960 22160 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my


MAY 14:  Bar One Album Launch with Deep Straits ft Tony Lakatos at NBT

NO BLACK TIE: 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur:  Admission: RM50 (includes one CD). Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings.


MAY 15: Cecilia Brunori & Reverse Quartet Album Launch

After graduating in Jazz Vocal Performance from the Conversatory of Music in Perugia, Cecilia Brunori received a scholarship from the Los Angeles Music Academy in USA (2010) to pursue her studies with Cinzia Spata, a professor at the Berklee College of Music and Katie Leone, the voice of Incognito Band (UK). Her repertoire of performances ranges from performing at festivals in Italy including one of the largest jazz festivals in the world, Umbria Jazz Festival. Diversifying her musical talent, she is currently working on an album with a well-known jazz pianist and composer, Danilo Rea.

 

 

 

NO BLACK TIE: 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur:  First come first serve. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings.


MAY 16: Clinton Jerome Live at Le Noir KL

An aspiring enthusiast of music and performing, now living in the big city of Kuala Lumpur

 

 

LE NOIR KLUnit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: +60122245416
Valet parking available.


MAY 16: Open Crack

Get over that mid-week slump with a dose of comedy as it’s supposed to be - uncensored and honest. Raw, fast paced and edgy, Open Crack! Witness the grassroots comedy scene with newbies, regulars and if you’re lucky a surprise guest comic. The best 3 minute set of the night will cash RM100 AND an opportunity to perform on the weekend shows. To perform, Just turn up at 8.00pm on the night itself to sign up. List closes at 8.45pm. Prepare 3 minutes of material. 
EVERY WEDNESDAY (except 1st Wednesday)

 

 

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL1st Floor, 24A, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14 Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL: Time : 9pm Showtime, Seating 8pm. Ticket : RM15 online / RM20 at the door https://crackhouseopencrack.peatix.com. Call +60172603654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info


MAY 16: Bobo KL presents Reza Salleh

Singer-songwriter Reza Salleh returns to Bobo but this time as Artist-in-Residence for the entire month of May. Up close and very personal, he's set to break hearts every Wednesday.

 

 

BOBO KL: 65-1, Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, KL: Dine with them before the show. Admission: RM25++/ Free for Bobo diners. For reservations call 03-2092 5002.


MAY 17: Kaya at Le Noir KL

Founded in circa 2009 out of sheer hours of jamming and ripping chords in the garage. Raging with rock’n’roll testosterone, the band played alongside various local musicians such as Salam Musik, and took the local, live music scene by storm.

 

 

LE NOIR KLUnit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: +60122245416
Valet parking available.


MAY 17: Cass3y Maximus at Pisco

Cass3y is a soulful singer that has been performing since the age of 15-years old at various venues and events. Her different ranges with amazing vocal dynamics allow her to carry songs from artists who inspire her like Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Lauren Hill and Jojo.

 

 

PISCO BAR: 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur: Call 03-2142 2900 or e-mail info@piscobarkl.com


MAY 17: Yalla Comedy

Malaysia’s first Arab mixed English Comedy Open Mic Night. The name says it all, catered to all speakers of the Arab Nations, a guaranteed night of HaHa-Lal.

 

 

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL1st Floor, 24A, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14 Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL: Time : 9pm Showtime. Seating 8pm. Ticket : RM15 online / RM20 at the door. https://yallacomedy.peatix.com/ Call +60172603654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info


MAY 17: Bobo KL presents David Gomes

Thursdays with resident pianist and singer, the renowned performer, composer, arranger and producer David Gomes.

 

 

BOBO KL: 65-1, Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, KL: Dine with them before the show. Admission: RM25++/ Free for Bobo diners. For reservations call 03-2092 5002.

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