Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 1 October 2020

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 1 October 2020

RMCO continues for October with a mix of live and also from the desktop, homes, studios of KL DJs, artistes and more. With all SOPs still in place for the foreseeable future, there are still some very special live stream selections in clubbing sounds this week ahead. There are also special LIVE special events and more from around Klang Valley and beyond. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy. Be mindful of all SOPs in place.


Electronica, Dance, Retro, Djs

Ohrwurm's Alam goes Live Saturday 3 October 2020

This Saturday Ohrwurm/Substance honcho Alam hits Session 12 of his Livestream from his own page again. He's been laying it down with the beats from home the past few months for a special celebration in conjunction with his 20 years of Djing; with Alam deciding to present 20 different shows this year. He's past the halfway point now and this weekend will be showcasing one of the most interesting lineups to date. For Session 12 he'll be doing another 3-way b2b2b set, this time with Saturday Selects’ frontman, Roshan, as well as the talented Injoo Wie! Plus, on warmup, kick starting the night from 10 pm onwards, introducing Irama this Saturday 3 October 2020! Stay tuned. You can visit Alam for details on Alam Presents 20 Years of Djing. More plus past gigs at https://www.youtube.com/

United We Stream Asia Live from Joloko KL 3 October 2020

United We Stream Asia streaming LIVE from Kuala Lumpur from 8 pm featuring Joloko. Coming Up This Weekend as they celebrate the symbolic German Reunification Day in KL in conjunction with the Goethe-Institut and German Embassy KL. Some of KL's best are in this Saturday's line up featuring Stuffa, Uzairsawal and Yugo T.
Live stream links from

https://www.facebook.com/unitedwestream.asia/
https://www.twitch.tv/clubbingtv
https://www.youtube.com/user/clubbingtvofficial
https://www.clubbingtv.com/

United We Stream is a non-profit streaming initiative started by Berlin clubs with the goal to raise funds for charity and to support music venues and individuals affected by Covid-19 related closures. Having quickly expanded as far as the UK, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Austria and beyond; now banding together multiple countries and cities across Asia, launching the biggest club online on the continent.
Join the movement and support Asia’s club culture by making a contribution:

For further information, visit
www.unitedwestream.asia

See also https://thecitylist.my/blog/united-we-stream-asia-malaysia for details.

Kyo KL Mix Series

Kyo KL Mix Series continues featuring various local DJs in the mix. Traverse the multi-genres of electronic music and hip-hop with an audio voyage of studio mixes, each curated by a select group of artists primarily based in Malaysia, the home of Kyo. Strap in. Plugin. Get lost in it. Following Terence C, Simon Lee & Alvin, Autul, OtherKind, Roshan, DJ PERI, Daaliah, EJ Missy and Leonard Sinclair. Next up:

Kooler - one of Kyo KL's faithful residents, with a straight hip hop mix

Nazreth (Voidrealm) – a name that is synonymous with cosmic, deep, pulsating hypnotic beats and rhythms that rules his sets.

Funkayrol (Beatmilitia) – Beatmilitia head honcho surfs between different house territories while consistently ascending through one mix.

Check out Kyo KL's Soundcloud page for all these mixes and more. https://soundcloud.com/clubkyokl or visit https://www.facebook.com/clubkyokl for more information.

Follow The Rabbit presents [Livestream] 2 October 2020

Hosted by Follow The Rabbit theme party series, broadcasting live from their psychedelic rabbit hole. This Friday, it's Xami's turn to check in to the Rabbit Hole. Just get your drinks ready and visit https://www.twitch.tv/followtherabbitparty Friday at 9 pm to enjoy good vibes to dance to in your living room. Visit https://www.facebook.com/follow.the.rabbit.party/ for more info.

Rentak Bar

They miss the music through their concentric-driver-speakers and the organic chats with y'all. Open Thursday to Sunday from 7 PM to 12 AM. You've been missed and they hope to see you soon. 25 pax maximum. Social distancing rules apply. Featured: Side A: featured cocktails. Side B; Curated music vibes from disco, funk, soul, afrobeat, jazz and their famed Nusantara vibes from the likes of Xes Xes Loveseat, Larry G, Chairman and friends. RSVP Thomas at 012-608 6065. Visit https://www.facebook.com/rentakbar/ / First Floor, 198, Jalan H.S. Lee, KL.

Lazy Sunday at Pisco Bar 20 September 2020

Lazy Sundays are back at Pisco Bar every fortnight, so go and chill with them to continue what you couldn't finish on Saturday night. They will be bringing back their usual bean bag set up. This Sunday will be Lazy Sunday Jukebox Edition, they welcome Soothsayer on the Spotify. One may ask for a song without fear of being rejected, all you need to do is tip the DJ RM5 and he will play whatever you have in mind. This initiative is brought to you by the #savethedjfoundation a small project to help DJs far and wide make a living again while networking with party goers. Pisco Bar, 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL. Tel: 03-2142 2900.

Jason Martin Experience goes Virtual every Saturday

Jason Martin aka Jason M will be on air on live stream via Mixcloud Live and Facebook every Saturday 10 pm onwards mixing retro, R&B and commercial mixes via http://mixcloud.com/live/jasonm7972/ . Get ready for the Jason Martin Experience & Friends. You can visit https://www.facebook.com/djjasonm for more details

Leonard Sinclair Experience Show every Wednesday

Live on https://www.mixcloud.com/live/LeonardSinclair/ every Wednesday at 9 pm (MYT). From the psychedelic rock days as a drummer to the now passionate mix meister with two decades of experience, it’s all about the good and funky vibes with Leonard Sinclair.

Fly Five-O with Simon Lee & Alvin every Saturday on Fly FM

Prepare to go on a journey of sensational electronic dance music as Fly FM serves up the hottest beats and wicked remixes that will get you dancing wherever you’re tuned in! Simon Lee & Alvin hit the decks with a weekly mix featuring the latest and greatest in trance, progressive, house, and electro. 8 pm onwards. Check them out, they've been hosting this Saturday show on www.flyfm.com.my (and on 95.8FM Radio) for well over a decade now, the legends.

Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds

WET® Deck now offers day pass access for those who want to laze around the pool for a splash or a fun afternoon get together. Expect chilled vibes with good company, yummy food and of course, good tunes. Lay back, chill out or even dip into the pool in the heart of KL City with epic views of the Twin Towers at the hottest spot in town. Comes with B&F credits too! Check https://www.facebook.com/WKualaLumpur/ for details on what's on offer, especially for this Merdeka Weekend with loads of specials. For RSVP, T: 6012 347 9088, E: bf.wkualalumpur@whotels.com

Meanwhile, Groove to W Kuala Lumpur's Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds weekly mixtape show that will showcase all talents and W Kuala Lumpur residents music mix tapes for you to enjoy in support of digital content for music. This week's Summer Sounds is curated and mixed by a very special guest all the way from Singapore - Sivanesh has graced their Wetdeck earlier this year with his awesome beats. He has curated this week's mixtape for all of you. Quality one for sure!

Link: https://www.mixcloud.com

SaturdaySelects On Air Weekend

A weekly broadcast of Live Streaming sessions from the SaturdaySelects HQ featuring our homegrown DJs and selectors from around the world. Check https://www.facebook.com/SaturdaySelects for more details on who's going live stream, when and for Mixcloud Live links, plus more information. Expect a variety of sounds from house, techno and disco, to jazz, hip hop and Afrobeats. Tune in to show’s from Injoo Wie, Aida, SHFQ, Nazarud and more. There's also Spectrum Radio, hosted by Lionel Rizki and Roshan Menon an. Check their Facebook page for details of broadcast.

Plural Asia brings you Club66 every Wednesday

With Club66 on Wednesday nights 9 pm, wind down your day the right way with 66 minutes of dance, yoga and meditation with Maybelline, April Kuan, JonnyVicious and Blastique. Head over to https://www.facebook.com/PLURALasia/ for details and information.

Zouk Genting continues to bring entertainment to people’s homes during the RMCO

See https://thecitylist.my/blog/zouk-genting-resorts-world-go-digital

Livescape Group Opens Doors For Malaysian Talents to grow online

See https://thecitylist.my/blog/the-livescape-group-opens-doors-for-malaysian-talents-to-grow-online

Live Music

MerdekaKarya Live Fundraiser September …

Merdekarya is now calling upon you to visit the bar for nights of live music, drinks and grub, to help them recoup the legal costs and lost income. 22 musicians have agreed to perform at Merdekarya’s Live Bar through the month, with free entry for all patrons. The company has also announced six new tuak (palm wine) flavours – including cinnamon, lime zest and asamboi – in an attempt to draw in crowds for the fundraisers.

So, head on over to Merdekarya and enjoy a night of live music and tuak. Lineups this week. Thursday: Noel Long, Friday: Brian Gomez, Tuesday: Brian Gomez, Wednesday: Little Ellie.

Table reservations are sangat-sangat recommended: WhatsApp 0162071553 or 0162020529 with the following details: Your name, Which bar you'd like to make a reservation for and What date and time (they'll hold tables for 15minutes max after that time). If you'd like to just donate, that's great too! Check https://www.merdekarya.com/ or https://www.facebook.com for details.

BOBO KL Bangsar IS BACK

With strict SOPS in place and limited audience capacity at 50%, we are back in business this September! Due to the smaller houses, we have extended all artist engagements to 3 evenings per week (Thur, Fri and Sat). All shows begin at 9 pm. Help them welcome back The Frankie Sixes, Elvira Arul, Ida Mariana and Rozz, Dasha & Poova. This week Elvira & The Last Notes will entertain you. Tickets on sale, visit www.cloudtix.co/bobokl

The Iron Fairies KL

The Iron Fairies KL is also open from 5 pm to 12 am. For live music, they have Courtyard buskers live on Fridays and Saturdays. Visit The Iron Fairies KL on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/theironfairieskl/ H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL

The Russell Curtis Homecoustic Sessions

The Russell Curtis Homecoustic Sessions is an intimate acoustic show streamed live weekly on Saturdays to the comfort of your home for the affordable price of only RM25 per pass. One pass for the whole household to enjoy. Russell Curtis is an independent Malaysian recording artist who has performed at music festivals and events all around the globe including the US, Europe and Asia. He performs a mix of popular covers as well as originals about his life, relationships and the human experience. His style covers genres the likes of Soul, R&B, Funk and Blues. Details of timing and how to get your Live Stream passes at https://www.facebook.com/Russell-Curtis-Artiste or https://www.facebook.com/Russell-Curtis-Homecoustic-Sessions

Live @ The Bee

The Bee has live performances every Tuesday to Friday. Featuring this month are Russell Curtis (Wednesdays), John Thomas Trio featuring Dasha Logan (Thursdays), Muzza (Fridays). Shows with necessary SOPs in place start at 6 pm. 36B, Block C, Level G2, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL. Call 03-6201 8577 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my

The Platform Live on Sundays

Coming to you live every Sunday night at 8 pm - Season 1 of #ThePlatformLive! Hosted by Nazrin & Adek from Sekumpulan Orang Gila they have been and are still featuring 40 of Malaysia's finest acts across 10 volumes airing live pay-per-view exclusively on www.theplatform.my! Head over to subscribe now and don't miss out. Find out who's performing this Sunday via https://www.facebook.com/PlatformLiveMY/ or www.theplatform.my

Unrestricted Stage

The #UnrestrictedStage is an initiative to bring together Malaysian performers and creatives, to share their art, entertain and educate people who are stuck at home during the #RestrictedMovementOrder Covid-19 measures. You can check in via https://www.facebook.com/unrestrictedstage/ for all who are performing/presenting on Saturday and Sunday from noon onwards.

Comedy, Theatre & Arts

The Joke Factory

The Joke Factory is back and this week ahead is looking packed (SOP compliant of course) with shows.

This Friday & Saturday: Once you go Brown ... you never turn around! The Joke Factory presents the funniest and most "colourful" Prakash Daniel, Hindra Bose, Riezman Radzlan, Keren Bala Devan and Asu all on the same stage!

This Thursday (tonight): Harresh is an up and coming rising star in the local Stand-Up scene. Quirky,  awkward, edgy and always funny. Catch this soft spoken comedian deliver his hard-hitting jokes Live only at The Joke Factory!

Monday: The Joke Factory menjemput anda untuk menikmati pelawak-pelawak terbaik dalam Gelak Gelita! Saksikan hos Farid Azmeir bersama bintang komedi Mad Sabah, Nizam Jentik Jentik, Abe Latte, Aqashah menyamapaikand komedi mantap.

There's the TJF Open MIC Tuesday too, the weekly Stand-Up comedy show where they open the stage to whoever wants to perform at The Joke Factory. From rising stars to veterans, over 10 comedians would be performing Live and try to make you Laugh.

Making Sh*t Up also returns on Wednesdays. Hosted by Harith Iskander and friends. Bookings: https://cutt.ly/ufaLPP2

Individual tickets and online streaming passes are both available. MULTI-passes are also available like MVP passes at RM150 for 7 visits or online streaming passes at RM30 for a week / RM60 a month.

For booking links and all enquiries and ticketing information click https://wa.link/qd09ey

The Joke Factory, Publika, 27, Level G3, Block C5,Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. Info@thejokefactory.com.my

Crackhouse Comedy Club

It’s their legendary Weekend Headliner night! You know them, you love them the best comedy nights in KL. With huge names from all around the world (but for now, Malaysia based because the borders are closed) you’re guaranteed to laugh until you cry! Supported by the best comics in Malaysia, all in one night we know you’re going to love them, so get your tickets and get ready to laugh, hard!

Crackhouse Presents Speaking Speaking Speaking (English Show). The Best of Bumi's....In English! With KC Nazari, Papi Zak, Farid Azmeir. Hosted by Ollie Horn.

Limited to 35 seats at the Club and 90 screens on ZOOM. Tickets at RM60 (live inc 1 drink) and RM20 (Zoom) (unless sold out) from https://www.speakingomputeh.peatix.com

Open-Crack Reborn! MentiMeter Comedy Open-Mic Night every Wednesdays. RM20. Book at https://crackhouseopencrack.peatix.com

Visit Crackhouse Comedy Club's pages for details and address. All details visit Crackhouse's Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/crackhousekl/ for more details or https://www.facebook.com/groups/crackhouselaughsupport/

Gerak Angin: The Malaysian Virtual Arts Festival

Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture presents Gerak Angin, The Malaysian Virtual Arts Festival, now happening until 2 October 2020. Gerak Angin is the term used to describe a musical overture made by the performers of spiritual healing traditions in Kelantan, such as Mak Yong and Main Puteri. It is led by a Rebab (spiked fiddle) player to evoke spiritual energy among the musicians, dancers, space and even the audience.

Brought to you by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Gerak Angin, The Malaysian Virtual Arts Festival, organised by Masakini Theatre, Sutra Foundation and Surprise Ventures, will showcase the insightful works of local artistes to be enjoyed in the comfort of your home. Gerak Angin represents the healing sentiment and tone of Malaysia’s first Virtual Performing Arts Festival. Having begun on Malaysia Day September 16 2020, Gerak Angin is a thoughtful gift to receive on this special day and 16 days thereafter. It will be a colourful spectacle of Malaysian dance, music and theatre highlights by 17 performing arts companies.

From traditional to contemporary arts, GERAK ANGIN will take your breath away every day until October 2. Enjoy the shows that you had always said you wanted to catch but never quite got round to doing it. For information on all details, gigs, events and featured artistes – visit https://www.gerakangin.com

KLPac: October Pop by the KLPac Symphonic Band

Fresh from winning the Best of 2019 at the BOH Cameronian Arts Awards in July for Ultimate Music Crawl, the klpac Symphonic Band is back with its very first live concert for 2020. Come and be a part of this rejuvenating 60-minute concert, October Pop, which has a preview on 2nd of October and one show only on 3rd of October in Pentas 1, klpac. Tickets available via online purchase at https://bit.ly/OctoberPop or box office via 03-4047 9000.

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