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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 11 May 2022

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 11 May 2022

Moving on in May and on into endemicity with the preparation for nightclubs to open, arts, theatre, comedy, live music, DJ nights are ON this weekend. DJs, producers, musicians, artistes also continue from their private desktops, homes and studios of KL. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy. Be mindful of all SOPs in place. Enjoy the music and have a safe week ahead.


Crane KL Live

See Live music & beats to accompany your eats & drinks at Crane KL this weekend

W Kuala Lumpur presents

See Living Room Live & We Love House returns this weekend at W Kuala Lumpur


This weekend at Bobo KL, Melissa Indot makes a return with her first post lockdown performance entitled 'Homecoming'. Taking us on a melancholic romantic journey, Melissa will be performing originals and covers that speak to your soul. Also featuring Ui Li on keys and vocals, Dean Sim on guitar, Gideon Yogan on bass and vocals and Jared Cheow on drums.

BoboKL has Music All Week Long featuring ‘Soloists in Residence’. Come with friends for casual fun and good music. Weekend Headliners perform Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

This month: Light Tuesday showcases sublime guitar and vocal duo Double Aze. Wednesdays see the veteran David Gomes on piano and vocals, while Sundays see Eddie Zachariah on piano and vocals.

Reservations required. WhatsApp +6017-390 5945. Visit for tickets to shows available and for details and SOPs. Bobo is at 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, KL.


The grassroots live music bar returns with music and performances.

Wednesday today Brian Gomez plays you original folk music. Thursday sees Azmyl Yunor performing original Malaysiana folk music. Friday goes original progressive rock with the band Dewataraya, plus Eloise Tan opening. Saturday original blues rock with Keith Kamalaraj and the Casualties, plus The Propositions on Open mic.

Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur: Free entry. Friday/Sat: RM30 pre book / RM40 door/free entry for members. Check out their website at for information, ticketing/entry/reservation. Member reservations: +6018-661 4553.

More information Merdekarya is located at 352 1st Flr, Jalan 5/57, Petaling Garden, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Opening times: Live Bar 8pm, Bar B and The Balcony Bar 7pm.


FONO KL is back. Residents and friends will be curating your lepak soundtrack all month long, while you unwind or catch up with your friends because we all need it.

This weekend sees the new series VinyLive and Random Thoughts on Friday (13) and Saturday (14) debuting respectively.

VinyLive is a new series presented by our friend Stuffa on the rhythm section - all wax, featuring Calvin Clarke on the rudiments with his percussions. Another new series making its debut this month is Random Thoughts - an ode to 90s KTV generation by Kingston, Li Yi, and Typo D.

Fono KL is at the Zhong Shan, Jln Kampung Attap, KL. For more information visit and their Instagram page Opening house 9PM to 1AM, walk-ins allowed subject to availability. They recommend you make a reservation via Instagram DM to secure your spot for the night.

REXKL / The Back Ground

Alive with Anna Chong and Yeo Lyle this 14 May 2022. 8pm to 11pm. Entry is free but limited and SOP compliant, so make sure you come early to avoid disappointment. REX KL is at 80, Jalan Sultan, KL. Visit for information.

Pisco Bar KL

Thursday Night Live with Asian Latin band Marco this 12 May 2022, 8pm onwards.

Lazy Sunday Weekly. Hop on by for a great lazy time this Sunday from 3pm onwards. Bean Bags, Sunday Vibes. Chill Vibes. Amazing promos. This Sunday Music from Jumero.

Spin Nights on Wednesday.

Visit Pisco KL on their Facebook page at for more information. And remember, Pisco Bar KL is at 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL. Call +603-2142 2900 for bookings and information.

Live at Jao Tim

Live at Jao Tim presents A Night of Funk & Acid Jazz - Music of Incognito & RH Factor this Friday 13 May 2022, 9pm onwards. With AJ, Xiang, Loke, Gigi, Eddie, Wai, Sylvia, Bop, Eddy and special guest Kirana Kay.

Live at Jao Tim presents Fusion Service – Indo Pop this Saturday 14 May 2022, 9pm onwards. With Elroy (drums), Alton Wong (keys), Joshua (guitar), Tasneem (bass), Jia Wen (horns) and Clinton & Hadhira on vocals.

Purchase tickets and for more information at Jao Tim is at 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL

The Iron Fairies KL Live

Live at The Iron Fairies KL every Friday and Saturday from the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm. Friday: Emmanuel with Donnie Keys & Matt. Saturday: Stan Konnexions. On decks in the Butterfly Room: Victor Trixter on Saturday.

THE IRON FAIRIES KL is at H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL. Free entry. Call 016-221 3612. Visit for more information and who's performing.

Roofielogy & DJ FM1

Vibing to the rhythm is the best way to welcome the weekend. Drop by The Dugout Oasis Damansara and be serenaded by Roofieology & DJ FM1 jamming every Friday this month from 8pm onwards. Book your table by calling 017 365 2702. The Dugout is at Oasis Village, Jalan PJU1A/7A, Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya.


Streaming Live, Online Radio Shows/Podcasts

Biscuit every Saturday and Tuesday on Essential Clubbers UK

The Sweatbox and Art Xtreme Media's honcho DJ Biscuit features on two live radio/streaming shows weekly on Essential Clubbers Radio, a UK-based, worldwide spreading electronic music station, playing underground house and techno and everything in between representing for The Sweatbox collective, who sometimes join her on the airwaves. Essential Clubbers Radio has seen a fast paced growth in the past months, having gathered over 100 Djs from all over the world under the station's umbrella, playing various genres of electronic music to a worldwide audience.

Saturday Pajama Show Edition from 2pm to 5pm Malaysia Time/ 7am to 9am GMT closing up the ECR Frantic Fridays and welcoming the Saturday Smash line up. The Saturday show is geared around deeper, minimalistic sounds.

Tuesdays from 3pm - 5pm Malaysia Time / 8am to 10am BSTs. It's Underground Takeover for Tuesdays, playing you drum'n'bass right through to techno.

First Thursdays of each month also see the monthly drum'n'bass Damage. Biscuit will be on air 2pm Malaysia Time.

Available to listen on Zeno Radio App/ TuneIn Radio app or the website or visit or for details and information.

SaturdaySelects On Air

A weekly broadcast of radio shows and live streaming sessions (mostly radio during this period) from the SaturdaySelects HQ featuring our homegrown DJs and selectors from around the world. Expect a variety of sounds from house, techno and disco, to jazz, hip hop and Afrobeats. SaturdaySelects is helmed by Roshan. Shows include the weekly SaturdaySelects and fortnightly Spectrum Radio.

This week Wednesday: SaturdaySelects Radio Show #205 ft goodmostlybad. Hosted by Gasing.

Check out SaturdaySelects for links, days of broadcast, timing details and more information.

All their previous SaturdaySelects On Air Livestream shows are available for public streaming. Catch up on live streams you might have missed and tune in to it at your own leisure. Check out and for details and playlists and music.

EVOLUTION Radioshow with Yusef Kifah Online

Celebrating 41 months of EVOLUTION, Yusef plays some of the best Trance, Hard Trance and Hard Dance music in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Depicting the vibrancy and diversity of our Malaysian electronic music scene, let's come together in evolution, energy & euphoria with this exclusive set. Watch on "Evolution, Energy, Euphoria" are Yusef Kifah's 3 main sounds prospects; his show captures the hearts of trance lovers with his enthralling sound of Trance, Hard Trance & Hard Dance featuring renowned local and international guest DJs every month airing on the first day of each for more than three years now.

Gerard Singh Live Online

If you miss watching live performances at your favourite bar/club as much as a musician, singer-songwriter Gerard Singh misses performing, you can join him on SESSIONS LIVE Livestream where he performs covers, requests and his own originals. Visit him on Facebook to find out when he's on. You can subscribe to him via / /

Raggy Singh Live Online

Well-crafted songs, iconic classics and originals. Visit his Live music stream and enjoy a repertoire he's gathered over 40 years of performing. He'll tell you some stories that's for sure, as he performs daily at 11pm. The link will show his schedule in your local time. You can subscribe to him via

J-Sun In The House – 20 Year Mixes

Welcome to the House of J-Sun. From his Mixcloud page at J-Sun provides a regular soundtrack of underground dance music garnered from his 20 years of Djing in the KL scene and a lifetime of music collecting. Hitting My J-Sun 31 this week with a recorded set live from Crane KL last week. Visit for details of new mixes.

HITZXCELERATE with Simon Lee & Alvin every Saturday on HITZ

Prepare to go on a journey of sensational electronic dance music as Simon Lee & Alvin take on the new show HITZXcelerate on HITZ Malaysia's #1 Hit Station, going non-stop in the mix with the biggest dance tunes in Malaysia every Saturday 11pm. Also for the first time ever, they'll be on the radio in Sabah and Sarawak! Visit and also for more music from the duo.

Loops Collective - Drum'n'Bass and Jungle Sessions

Malaysia's provider of drum'n'bass and jungle for over two decades, Loops Collective, fronted and founded by DJ Low, provides a slew of new sessions on Mixcloud from purveyors both local and international for their drum'n'bass friends both local and global.

Check out and for more music from the likes of Azpect, DJ SUV, Calculon, Roy Green & Protone, Javabass Soundsystem, Lucy Stoner, Kay C, DJ Low, Magenta, Duster, Thierry D, Resinate, Emisz, Dead Zodiac, DJ Roo, Sick Nimpson, Mac, Nujita, Spiral Zed and many more. More music and information at and

Chemistry Recordings and House of Chemistry Malaysia Mixcloud Mix Sessions

Malaysia's HOC House of Chemistry and Chemistry Recordings provides a selection of new sessions from their Mixcloud. Do listen via

With mixes from Low & MamaDayo, MODEC, Nyl, Low&MamDayo, Slutski, Leo Lang, CTK, Miss SS, Alan Tand, Terence C, J-Sun, Moto, James Lealand, Haroldos, Radio Revolution, Rainbow High, Hebbo and more.

More music and information from and

Stellar Radio with Boris Foong and Ramsey Westwood

Stellar Radio takes a break for the time being. Meanwhile, the official Stellar Radio Website gives you exclusive news about Stellar Radio and trance, progressive, EDM, hardstyle dance music from their studio. You can also catch them at Listen to previous week's episodes in audio at or visit for more details and news.

Beatmilitia Frequency Radio Show

KL-based house techno collective Beatmilitia takes a break. You can, meanwhile, head to or for details and more music from the collective. Stay tuned with them on their Mixcloud page for news of more episodes. You can listen to the 43 shows to date on their roll cast - Funkayrol, Nazarud, EJ Missy, Roshan, Nazreth, Erin Khan, Mahiya, Adib, Ta5sh, Joey G, Also Ken, Jeneral Kai aka Gabriel, Biscuit, Ekanan, Kuma, J-Sun, Shammui, Rhina, Autul, Buddha's Mind Trick, ANRK, Odd b2b Obadius, Yorri, DJ Mie, Phil K Lee, Robin, Discfunktion, Bryan Burger, Aldrin, Kumaraza, DJ Bernie, Lilly Pitta, Tim, Alam, Tommy Cham, Oliver Osborne, Jason Voon, MODEC, Judge Jegg, Jalelo, Special K, Toshen, Grey Stick.


Kuala Lumpur Electronic Music Collective Voidrealm have been on a weekly podcast trail for months now on Soundcloud, with previous casts featuring the likes of Polygonia, Nazreth, ADUTI, Autul, Odd, Halim Ardie, Kubika, Jota Karloza, Alam, Funkayrol, Ody Dozz, Otherkind, Versailles, Mawiewowie, Edward Bei, JonnyVicious, Alinep, Kuma, Greystick, Amber H, Rui Tang, Apsara and more. You can visit Voidrealm's Soundcloud page for timing links, new streams, more information and updates. Also at and for their mix release.

Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds

Kuala Lumpur's Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds weekly mixtape show that will showcase all talents and W Kuala Lumpur resident's music mix tapes for you to enjoy in support of digital content for music. With mixes from the likes of Victor G, Roshan, Phil K. Lee, LFS, Robotron5000, Meliha, Zaskar, Josh Butler, Choobs, Victor Trixter, Ben Rau, Terence C, Miss SS, Sivanesh.

There are also Radio Therapy Sessions, from the likes of Apsara, Anja Schneider, Jungle Jerry, Alam, Damian Saint. Check out for music details.


Live Comedy, Arts, Classical

Crackhouse Comedy Club Live and Fully Vaccinated

Crackhouse Comedy Club live with Hybrid (Live and Zoom Pass Options) comedy shows for you.

Weekend Headliners features Conversation with a Killer Comedian – The Phoon Chi Ho Show. No virtual pass for this show featuring. It's fully live. This Friday and Saturday.

There's also Open Crack Comedy Open mics usually on Wednesday 9pm and Saturday 5pm. The purest form of comedy there is! It's their Open Mic night - guaranteed to have a packed line up every week, catch veterans, first timers and the rising stars of the scene as they perform their hot new jokes! Or sign up and give it a go yourself.

Visit their FB page and website for details/contacts/ticket prices/ - and or via or save RM5 whatsapp (save RM5) for tickets.

The Joke Factory Live

Singapore’s most travelled comedian Sam See is going to be at The Joke Factory ALL WEEK!

Sam See has been entertaining audiences from around the globe for a decade with his unique blend of jokes, stories, and improvised humour. Currently based in Singapore, he has headlined shows internationally in Melbourne, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Taiwan, the Czech Republic, Tokyo, Luxembourg, Germany, the Philippines, Italy, and Oman. And for two very special nights, 13 and 14 May 2022, The Joke Factory is proud to have his hilarious brand grace our stage. Along with host Nat Kang, and supported by some of KL’s funniest, this is going to be a show you won’t want to miss

The borders are OPEN so take the opportunity to order tickets as seats are limited!

Today (Wednesday 27): Don’t miss out on the show guys! Making S#it Up with Harith Iskander, and is their brand new edition of the BEST Improvised Comedy Show! It’s one of the audience’s favourites as it’s Unplanned! Unscripted! And most importantly, it’s suggested by the live audience! The bottom line is what you say, we deliver! Do not miss out on the fun Live at The Joke Factory.

This Thursday at The Joke Factory, witness the birth of the love-child between Improv and Stand-Up comedy with Making S#it Up: Stand-Up Edition. This show features KL’s funniest and brightest comedians and presents them with a fun challenge: come up and perform and brand new comedy routine on the spot based on topics presented to them right there and while on stage. It’s the perfect mix of anxiety, hilarity, and genius all in one show. Hosted by Sam See for this one.

Next Tuesday there's Open Mic at TJF. If you’ve ever wanted to try stand-up comedy, this is the platform for you! Come and watch first-timers, regular open micers, & established comedians try out their newest stuff all for your enjoyment. Every famous and hilarious comedian you have ever watched started out the same way, so witness the birth of great bits and even greater performers.

Whatsapp Link for tickets: Seats are limited due to SOP. Visit


Pentas 2: Dark Light 13-15 May 2022: Young KL Singers presents an imaginatively staged concert production of choral music exploring texts, themes and stories about *Darkness* and *Light*. From magic spells, chants and ancient incantations to lullabies, dreams and visions. The choir will choral works by composers spanning over 800 years of musical history, from Hildegard von Bingen, Erik Esenvalds, Gabriel Faure, Ola Gjeilo to Arne Mellnas, Carl Orff, Veljo Tormis, Peteris Vasks and many more.

KLPac are also currently featuring a lot of WFH (Watch From Home) shows streaming programmes from recent shows that were staged at KLPac. Visit KLPac's Facebook page and for information about KLPac and for more information on what's coming up.

Buy Tickets. Online Purchase @ CloudTheatre: No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.


Visit PJPac at / to find out more on what's coming up. Get your tickets at MKN SOP applies.

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