Kuala Lumpur Live Music & Comedy Guide 21 June 2018 //

Kuala Lumpur Live Music & Comedy Guide 21 June 2018

Live sounds around the Klang Valley in the final week of June. Music of all kinds from jazz, classical, indie and rock to theatre and comedy, Discover the hottest events in Kuala Lumpur for the weekend and the week ahead. 

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JUNE 22: Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys at NBT

See: https://thecitylist.my/blog/adam-hall-the-velvet-playboys-at-no-black-tie-21-22-june-2018 

NO BLACK TIE: 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL: Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings.


JUNE 22/23: Crackhouse presents Kevin Jay (Mal)

As seen on Netflix! Not to mention one of the highest rated specials on the streaming giant- we are getting good ol' Kavin Jay back to the Crackhouse stage.

A rapid-fire grumpy joke telling machine, Kavin may be grouchy but does it with such panache, you can’t help but laugh. He is an integral part of the comedy revolution in Malaysia.

 

 

Since his first performance start in 2006, Kavin has grown in leaps and bounds and is involved in many major comedy shows and projects. In 2010, he performed in a 15,000 strong St Patrick’s Day celebration with much success, in 2014 he was part of the Mumbai Pajama Comedy Festival, in 2015 part of the LOLfest, Crackhouse Carnival, and KLICfest performing alongside comedians such as Dave Callan, Pierre Hollins, Vir Das, JJ Whitehead, Chris Wainhouse, Paul Ogata, Sugar Sammy, Simon King, Glenn Wool and many more. 

His intense sense of humor has tickled ribs and charmed audiences of many denominations. He has performed all over the world (eg. Singapore, India, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Australia, United Kingdom and many more). In his career he has gathered great reviews for his stint on RedFM, co-founded Malaysia’s longest running open mic show, One Mic Stand and is one of the writes on the hit show Obviously Harith Iskander.

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, KL: Tickets online RM40 / Door RM50. www.peatix.com Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.


JUNE 22: A Very Indie Showcase with Rozella & Past Lite

The 3rd instalment of A Very Indie Showcase returns to The Bee, Publika, and this time around we have the amazing Rozella and electronica duo, Pastel Lite!

 

THE BEE @ PUBLIKA: 36B, Block C, Level G2, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL: Admission: RM20. Call 03-7960 22160 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my


JUNE 22/23: Ida Mariana Kebaya Raya Jazz

Ida Mariana returns with a festive Raya take on her jazzy kebaya-wearing signature song stylings. Jom beramai-ramai, pakai baju raya berwarna-warni for a Bobo Aidilfitri celebration in the infectious, vivacious, curvacious company of our Cik Ida. With the legend himself, Datuk Mokzhani on the Bobo Grand, Amar Azalan on bass and Yuri on drums. Selamat Hari Rayaaa.

 

 

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.


JUNE 22: Chris Palmer & Gregory Ramanada ft Syima

Brisbane singer-songwriter Chris Palmer starts the evening off at 8pm with Gregory Ramanada ft Syima taking over at 11pm.

 

 

LE NOIR KL: Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, KL: To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: 012-224 5416. Valet parking available.


JUNE 23: Lindy Hop Live ft Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys

See: https://thecitylist.my/blog/lindy-hop-live-featuring-adam-hall-the-velvet-playboys-at-the-bee-23-june-2018

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


JUNE 23: Chris Palmer & Q Sound at Le Noir KL

Brisbane singer-songwriter Chris Palmer starts the evening off at 8pm with Q Sound Live on stage from 11pm onwards.

 

 

LE NOIR KL: Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, KL: Bar and Roof terrace opens at 5pm. To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table. Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: 0122245416. Valet parking available.


JUNE 23/24: A Soulful Evening with Agis Kania at NBT

Agis Kania (Agis Kania Kusumadewi) is a woman of Sundanese, Chinese and Indian descent. Born in Sukabumi on August 7th, 1987, Agis (her nickname) grew up in a musical family. Since her childhood throughout her college years, she regularly won singing competitions, at both regional and national levels.

 

 

While she was only in high school, Agis sang and recorded the anthem of her hometown Sukabumi (a Sundanese pop tune) which eventually became iconic there.

NO BLACK TIE: 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL: Admission: RM50. Concert menu available. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings.


JUNE 23: Brendan de Cruz at Ril's Bangsar

Born and bred in Malaysia, singer-songwriter, Brendan James de Cruz is gradually making his mark in the Malaysian independent music scene. With an experience of 10 years and counting, de Cruz now has about 10 original songs all written with a passion beyond words. His music, as described by his friends, is sad but heartfelt. He did not, however, begin truly writing until recent years.

 

 

His incredible journey started out in a band with his brother during his high school years playing mainly at functions, pubs, and open mics. Eventually, they went their separate ways and de Cruz persisted in the music world juggling shows and studies in media technology. Having released his debut EP, “Even So”, on September 2016, Brendan de Cruz has been up and around town with promo shows, getting his music out there as much as possible.

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


JUNE 23: Intim Sessions 8 at Indicine KLPac

Intim sessions is bringing you two young, adorable, and bubbly acts this coming Raya Aidilfitri – Senja and Kita:Orang!
Senja
Senja is an all-girl experimental band from
bukit damansara. they’re good at working under extreme amounts of pressure and they love Spongebob and Mcdonald’s. Stick with them to watch them grow and they hope that you enjoy the show.

 


Kita:Orang
Atilla and Luqman, or better known as Kita:Orang, became fairly well-known with their covers through YouTube and Instagram. They are both currently working as songwriters under producer, Audi Mok, with songs in the works to be released sooner than you think. With various genres in their cards, they have been featured at Bernama News Channel’s “Nine 11” show, IIUM’s Radio Show, The Bee Jaya One’s Soundtruck Live, Wondermama’s Upstairs Live, and Morningwood’s Open Mic sessions.

 

 

INDICINE, KLPAC: Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL: Minimum donation of RM15. Call 03-4047 9000 or visit www.klpac.org or e-mail


 

JUNE 24: 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. With Hanz in the mix. Chris Palmer plays early at 8pm.

 

 

 

LE NOIR KL: Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, KL: To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: 012-224 5416. Valet parking available.


JUNE 25: Classical Monday Ivory Series: Piano, Poetry & Paper at NBT

Mei Lin Hii, Eddin Khoo and Anne Dé is a very unique collaboration featuring music, poetry and paper artistry from Debussy, Latiff Mohidin, Erik Satie, Goenawan Mohamad, Joseph Brodsky and more.

Classical pianist Mei Lin Hii holds a Master of Music Degree and Professional Studies Diploma from the Manhattan School of Music in New York. There she studied with renowned teacher Zenon Fishbein. Prior to that, she was a student of Michael Ruiz at the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago.

 

 

Mei Lin has performed in piano masterclasses with world-renowned pianist-teachers such as Leon Fleisher, Byron Janis, Nina Svetlanova and the late Shura Cherkassky. As the winner of the 1995 Artists International Competition in New York, Mei Lin made her New York debut recital at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall to a dazzled audience.

Eddin Khoo (poet) is the founder of Pusaka, and has lately taken to the stage to showcase his once hidden talent.

 

 

Anne Dé (paper artist) is a self-taught French artist.  For more than ten years she has been a paper artist, doing her own hand-made paper with various fibres, working the transparency and texture of the paper for lighting, installations, interior and theater design. Since beginning of 2014, she is also focusing on other media.

For the « Piano, Poetry & Paper » evening @ No Black Tie, Anne Dé présents a mix media round piece; ink, wax, charcoal, pastel, and acrylic on abaca paper.

NO BLACK TIE: 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL: Admission: RM50. Concert menu available. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings.


JUNE 25: The Comedy Death Race

A merciless night of Stand-up Comedy! Previously name 'The Crack Gong!' get ready for a Comedy show unlike any other. If YOU don't like em', flash the red card and off they go. It’s a do or die show where only the bravest and funniest survive. Watch up to 20 acts try and survive for 5 minutes for a prize money of RM500. To perform, sign up from 8pm till 8.30pm at the door.

 

 

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, KL: Time : 9pm Showtime, Seating 8pm. Ticket : RM40 online / RM50 at the door
https://crackgong.peatix.com. Call +60172603654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.


JUNE 26: WVC at NBT

NBT presents the Malaysian jazz outfit with multiple influences WVC : with Tay Cher Siang (piano), Julian Chan (saxophones), AJ (bass) and KJ Wong (drums).

 

 

NO BLACK TIE: 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL: Admission: RM40. Concert menu available. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings.


JUNE 27: 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. 

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL 24A (1st Floor) 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


 

JUNE 27: Bobo KL presents Christian Palencia

Christian Palencia, is Bobo KL’s June Artist-in-Residence – an international recording artist and singer-songwriter. A wordsmith by trade, he's well known for his album 'The Last One Awake', and for live performances that are chill, yet emotionally-rich and layered with indie and folk influences. An indie-acoustic heartthrob, he is a sibling of the talented Mia Palencia! Catch him Wednesday nights to get rid of those mid-week blues.

 

 

 

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.


JUNE 27: Billie Blue & the Nowhere Men at NBT

Billie Blue & The Nowhere Men is a folk-rock outfit comprised of 4 members, with American-Malaysian Billie Blue Blackstone on vocals. Often described as raw and vintage, the band draws their influences from groups of the late 60s and early 70s, while also experimenting with the various musical sensibilities that each member brings.

 

 

NO BLACK TIE: 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL: Admission: RM40. Concert menu available. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings.


JUNE 28: Keep It Local Live at Le Noir KL

Le Noir KL and Keep it Local Entertainment present Keep it Local Live, a brand new and unique platform for local artists in Malaysia, presenting 3 acts from different musical genres to showcase their talent on the Le Noir KL stage every last Thursday of the month. Kicking of the series: Ashtin (Freestyle rap champion), Kareema (R&B / Pop) and Blister (Rock).

 


 

LE NOIR KL: Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, KL: To reserve your spot: Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: reservations@lenoir.com.my / Phone/WhatsApp: 012-224 5416. Valet parking available.


JUNE 28: 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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