Moving on in July with a selection of what's going on in Kuala Lumpur with arts, theatre, comedy, live music, clubs, DJ nights across the Klang Valley this week ahead. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy. Be mindful of all SOPs in place.
W Kuala Lumpur this week
We Love House featuring Victor Trixter and Kaiza this Saturday 16 July 2022. A night where we pay homage to house and disco classics featuring W Kuala Lumpur’s resident stalwart, Victor Trixter and the young and upcoming Kaiza. An evening that will set to move your mind, body, and soul.
Level 12, Wetdeck / 01/07/2022 / 7pm onwards / Table reservations only. RSVP Link: https://bit.ly/WETDeckWKL
Living Room Live featuring Clinton Jerome this Saturday 16 July 2022. Living Room Live returns with an intimate evening that promises to tantalise all your senses. For this edition, they welcome Clinton Jerome for the first time to the centre stage of their living room at Woobar.
Come escape the Jungle City and experience live music at our Living Room, along with the finest beverage and food offerings by W Kuala Lumpur.
Also this week at W Kuala Lumpur:
WetDeck – Wednesday with Kooler, Thursday with Choobs, Friday with Phil K Lee, We Love House Saturday, Sunday (5pm) with Kuma. 7Pm onwards.
Woobar – Friday with Bionic (Low & MamDayo & Miss SS) 7.30pm, Saturday with DJ Mie (3pm) and Sunday afternoon with DJ Mie.
RSVP Required *Minimum spend entry applies. For RSVP call +60-12-347 9088 / W: https://bit.ly/WKLWOOBARRSVP
W Kuala Lumpur is at 121, Jalan Ampang, KL.
The Iron Fairies KL Live & Butterfly Room
This Friday in the Butterfly room, it's the Hancur Crew Reunion. The long awaited return of the crew of Alam, Axel Groove, Azran, Shazan and Victor G. Get set for a right underground blast from 10pm onwards.
Questionmark Wednesday at The Iron Fairies KL, with Slick Z (PG), Edycted, EJ Missy (SG) and Nazarud joining forces with Biscuit in The Butterfly Room 10 PM onwards, always keep your dancing shoes on.
Continuing the week as well, in the Butterfly Room, there's also Thursday R&B with Musher and Radz, Friday with the Hancur Crew, Saturday with Biscuit, and Sunday with Julia.
Meanwhile, there's live music at The Iron Fairies KL from Wednesdays onwards from the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm. Wednesday features the Jason Raj Trio. Thursday Stan Konnexions performs. Friday with Donnielicious. Saturday features Brendan De Cruz.
THE IRON FAIRIES KL is at H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL. Free entry. Call 016-221 3612. Visit https://www.facebook.com/theironfairieskl for more information and who's performing.
Crane KL Live
Live music and music beats at Crane KL to accompany your eats and drinks and cocktails in the heart of Chinatown KL. Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Crane KL welcomes everyone to their scenic restaurant and Upstairs bar where you can expect excellent service, tasty food, fine wine, draught beers and deliciously interesting craft cocktails in warm and comfortable surroundings.
This week Crane Downstairs 8pm onwards there's live music featuring some of the cream of today's live music regulars in the KL Nightlife scene and beyond.
Wednesday Night brings you zQames. Then, there's Thursday Night with Brendan de Cruz. Jo performs on Friday Night. Saturday Night meanwhile with the inimitable Russell Curtis, plus Sunday Chill and Jive from noon with Jerome Christopher and Claire Chew on piano and vocals.
On decks Upstairs from 9pm onwards: Wednesday/Thursday/Sunday with Helmee, Friday with Biscuit and Saturday with Alam.
All-day dining begins at noon (Sunday 10am) and closes at 12 midnight with the last order at 11.30pm. A breakfast menu will be offered on Sundays. Upstairs cocktail bar opens Tues-Sunday from 4.00pm to 12.00 midnight with 1+1 on Cocktails from 4pm to 9pm Wed & Thur.
Crane KL is at 78, Jalan Sultan, KL. Bookings available +6012-209 7057 / +6013-218 5712. Visit http://cranekl.com/ / https://www.facebook.com/CraneKL / https://www.instagram.com/thecrane_kl/
On the live front, it goes Saint Kylo this 14 July 2022. Saint Kylo is a solo project from the former RYOTJONES front man. The project, which began at the start of 2020, has already proved to be making waves within the music industry via his combinations of live instrumentation and various genre bending sound selections within his music paired with his energetic performances.
Friday Milk Shake with R&B and hip hop music provided by J Dougie. Saturday Pisco presents Pisco Pride powered by Shagrilla. Spin Nights on Wednesdays are also a feature at Pisco KL.
Pisco KL is at 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL. Call +603-2142 2900 for bookings and information. Visit Pisco KL on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/piscokl for more information and dates and more booking details.
Sunday Jam - Session 3A by Paranoid Airlines at Visuals
Your New Sunday Afternoon hangout at Visuals, PJ. Party starts at 3pm. Strictly timeless house music for adults brought to you by Paranoid Airline, Stereo Lab & Mr Q. This Sunday featuring Q, J-Sun, Niza Minx, DJK, Mino A b2b Just Daniel, CT Kan. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/752288209307176/ for more details. Open for table bookings now on a first call/text first serve basis.For table reservations: Call/Text: +60 12-686 6938. Visuals is at 125a, 1st Flr, Jalan Gasing, Section 10, 46200, PJ.
With the return of kyō KL they've got some handy nights out to offer this month. It's R&B and hip hop for the most part. There's Ikigai Ladies night ft Zaxk & MJ on Wednesday with complimentary entry and drinks for ladies until 1am. Friday goes Boombox with Ashes & Musher. On Saturday there's Fresh Cutz with Zaxk & Kooler. Sunday meanwhile goes Off The Hook with some Afro thrown in ft DJ Nexto & Mj & MC Deekid. Club entry is via cover charge and advance table reservations (WhatsApp +60-12921 1730). Operating hours - 10pm to 3am. Instagram:www.instagram.com/clubkyokl
kyō kl is located at Mandarin Oriental, Basement Level 3, KLCC, KL.
Metasky boasts Malaysia’s first combination dance floor and NFT gallery, with NFTs from content creators on display. Metasky provides a cool and relaxed atmosphere for dining and drinks, overlooking the Kuala Lumpur skyline with fantastic views of the KLCC Twin Towers, the KL Tower and the Merdeka 118 Tower. Music for the week. Wednesday – Metababes with Mirs. Thursday – The Drip with DJ Raj. Friday Frolic with MyMax. Saturday Token with MCHL.Saucy Sunday with La Bailamos (Funkayrol & Adib) & J Dougie. Free entry. RSVP: +6019- 696 2300.
Metasky operates from 5 pm to 3 am, with a combination of western cuisine and local favourites menu and exquisite decor and sound system to wind down after a long day. Metasky, Level 13, Hotel Maya, 138, Jalan Ampang, KL
CHEONG SOMM at REXKL
Enriching people’s lives through wine, food, conversation, music and art, Cheong Somm Wine Bar supports family owned wineries that promote sustainability for the planet with biodynamic, organic, natural and sustainable wines. Musicwise this weekend, Drum'n'bass returns to live outings with Friday Fiesta going on a special Drum'n'bass Liquid Roller Session featuring the likes of DJ Low, Mac, Affiq and Biscuit. Saturday Sessions meanwhile brings you the up and coming Gasing. Cheong Somm is at REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL.
ACE Bangsar, KL
Over at Bangsar's latest luxury members lounge for distinguished individuals: Wednesday there's Alfie Rrari & Leonard Sinclair, Thursday with Roshan & ChunkyMunky, Full House Friday with Nazarud & Kaiza and Royal Flush Saturday with Dora & Julia Deychuk
ACE - https://www.facebook.com/AceKualaLumpur/ is located at 18, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL
Bobo KL welcomes this weekend’s featured artistes AKZ's Samba Celebration with AKZ on percussion, Nish Tham on piano, Ijoo on guitar, Che Wan on bass, Bass G on saxophone and guest vocalists Ida Mariana and Irma Seleman.
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: Tuesday showcases DoubleAze returning to Bobo KL for this week's Guitar 'n' Jiwa. Wednesday Jazz as sees Eddie Zachariah for this week on piano and vocals, while Sunday Sing-a-long sees Eddie Zachariah on piano and vocals.
Reservations required. WhatsApp +6017-390 5945. Visit cloudtix.co/bobokl for tickets to shows available and https://www.facebook.com/BoboKualaLumpur for details and SOPs.
Bobo is at 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, KL.
Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant
The KL Jazz Club promotes monthly Jazz, Blues, Funk, R&B, Classic Rock and Creative Music shows by both international and local artists. This weekend - Upbeat Blues & Jazz on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with VJ Thison and late night classic rock on Friday and Saturday with Gina Panizales, VJ Thison and Kyle. Make your reservation today by WhatsApp +6012-5717759.
MARINI’s on 57
Model’s Playdate gets a touch of glam this Thursday as they welcome DJ Miss SS to takeover their decks from 8PM onwards. Bring your best pals and gals for a night in the sky at Marini’s on 57. Contact them at +603-2386 6030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
On Wednesdays, Ladies grab your Stilettos and strut in to Marini’s on 57 and experience the sassiest ladies night in town. Contact as above.
Marini's on 57 is at Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, KLCC, KL
R&B & Hip Hop Wednesdays at Maristar
Come move and groove to the best of R&B, Hip-Hop and new era dance music at Maristar. The party starts 9pm onwards with DJ Ruckes on the decks. Guests can call +603-2386 6030 or email email@example.com to book a table. Maristar is at The Starhill, LG02, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL.
Techno Thursday at MVP Bangsar
There's a new Techno Thursday night at MVP Sportsbar & Kitchen. Free entry. MVP is at 21A, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL.
Loop Lounge 180°
REWIND with the Jason Martin Experience (JME) & Bernie. Enjoy a vast selection of yesteryear clubbing gems and a dose of current tunes usually hosted and mixed by Bernie (Friday) & JME (Jason Martin Experience) (Saturday). This weekend. No covers. RSVP 012 6689978 for table reservations.
Loop Lounge 180° is located on the 34th flr Pacific Regency Hotel And Suites KL.
Love is Love this weekend. Friday house with Ira Roslan. Saturday hip hop and R&B. Sundays made better when the ladies of Goodnight KL mix things up at Concubine with Yum Sing It Back. With Aida on deck duty dropping one house bomb after another with Samantha Diana joining her on live vocals (6pm onwards: RM30 + 1 drink). For bookings and information: https://www.facebook.com/concubinekl
Concubine is at 2, Lorong Panggung, Chinatown, KL
Latin dances with Jinggo Bilboa
Weekly Wednesdays and Sundays (10pm) at V's Lounge and Thursdays (7pm) at Sky Lounge with DJ Jinggo Bilboa playing you anything from salsa, bachata, kizomba to urban and Afro beats.
V's Lounge (above Zenzero Restaurant) is at Level M1, Amplewest Building, Jalan Puncak, off Jalan P. Ramlee, KL.
Sky Lounge, Level 6, Nu Sentral, KL
The grassroots live music bar returns with music and performances.
Wednesday today Razak A'ai plays your original songs. Thursday with Brian Gomez playing your original folk. On Friday Jayce brings you original pop. Saturday with Momin & The Deen's List, and Roadiarc.
Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur/Sat: Free entry. Fri: RM30 pre book / RM40 door/free entry for members. Check out their website at https://www.merdekarya.com for information, ticketing/entry/reservation. Member reservations: +6018-661 4553.
More information https://www.facebook.com/Merdekarya-379447802136079.
Merdekarya is located at 352 1st Floor, Jalan 5/57, Petaling Garden, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Opening times: Live Bar 8pm, Bar B and The Balcony Bar 7pm.
REXKL / The Background
Voidrealm Curates: This Saturday 16 July 2022, the Voidrealm collective is hosting a night at REXKL The Background Marketplace with a variety of leftfield sounds from post punk, dark disco to techno.
Curated by the collective’s own crews; Pokets, Greystick & Sheytan, the night will be a showcase of some of the niche sounds from Voidream. Free entrance and do support the bar.
This Wednesday (today), REXKL is presenting you with a night of Live Music at The Background for R&B Wednesday with performances from Zekke, Kulture Breeds and Allester Shaun all in for an intimate session at The Background.
Visit www.facebook.com/hellorexkl for information. REX KL is at 80, Jalan Sultan, KL.
Live at Jao Tim presents
Live at Jao Tim presents David Soh & Jayvine Ramma. With Sylvia Wong on keys, Khairul Aman on bass, Ross Farren on guitar, Arthur Kam on drums.
Live at Jao Tim presents The Sould of East & West ft Jocelyn Wong & Terrence Ling this Saturday 16 July 2022. With Sylvia Wong on keys, Jeremy Kong on guitar, H'ng Lih on bass, Arthur Kam on drums and guest vocalists Hannah Tan & Lim Hong Yi.
Visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information at https://www.jaotim.com. Jao Tim is at 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
Lakshmi and Yew Han at V's Lounge KL
V's Lounge - Live entertainment in one of the most intimate yet highly sophisticated cocktail, whisky and cigar bars in the heart of KL
This Friday – Lakshmi & Yew Han Live. These two hit all the right. Join them this Friday, 15 July 2022 at V's Lounge to hear double the hits, soak up double the energy and experience double the fun with their performance. Don’t forget to RSVP +6019-202 3800 to secure your table.
V's Lounge (above Zenzero Restaurant) is at Level M1, Amplewest Building, Jalan Puncak, off Jalan P. Ramlee, KL
Gēmu Club KL
Gēmu Club on Jalan Kia Peng has got another week of clubbing offerings to satisfy your dance music desires. With their team of residents, including PandaMax, Robin, PlusOne, Deadwood, MC D-Tee, Marc, Keith Mintz, MC Millo and more
For RSVP or more info contact them at +6011-2639 5797 / +6012-328 7615 or visit https://www.instagram.com/gemuclubkl/ / https://www.facebook.com/gemuclubkl. Please be mindful of RTK Test SOPs and be well prepared AND early. Gēmu is located at 1, Jalan Kia Peng, KL
Dragonfly KL returns and is located at Level 50, Naza Tower, Platinum Park, KLCC, KL. Follow their Instagram www.instagram.com/dragonfly.kl.
THE BEE PUBLIKA KL
Comedy Experience Malaysia with Rachman Blake this Saturday 16 July 2022. Come to the brand new, hilarious comedy experience featuring crazy stories, funny songs, and general ridiculousness. Featuring Rachman Blake from the hit world-touring comedy show Story Party / True Dating Stories. Hear hilarious misadventures in a funny, exciting, and bumping show. You'll laugh till you cry, or at the very least, smile once or twice. Tickets at RM70 available from https://ti.to/story-party/comedy-experience-malaysia-with-rachman-blake
Malaysia's longest running independent music venue. The Bee is at Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL. Visit https://www.thebee.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/thebeemy for information.
FONO KL is back. Residents and friends will curate your lepak soundtrack all month long, while you unwind or catch up with your friends because we all need it. Fono KL is at the Zhong Shan, Jln Kampung Attap, KL.
Monthly hip-hop night Chop Shop has been killed and revived under a new name - I Still Love H.E.R – this Friday. And introducing their new night, 3A/3A to celebrate their love for the repetitive and steady beat of electronic music with a particular time signature. This first edition will be blessed by their old friend CEE, a Berlin-based producer & DJ with releases on labels like Sonar Kollektiv and 50Weapons under his belt.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/fono.kl and their Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/fono.kl/. Opening house 9PM to 1AM, walk-ins are allowed subject to availability. They recommend you make a reservation via Instagram DM to secure your spot for the night.
The Hungry Tapir
Groove on down to Chinatown at The Hungry Tapir as they kick off a new funk, disco event weekly - Love Shack – this Friday at this vegetarian and vegan bar and restaurant. 9Pm onwards.
The Hungry Tapir is at 135, Jalan Petaling, KL. Bookings and reservations visit https://letsumai.com/widget/the-hungry-tapir
Pentas 2: 9 – 17 July 2022: Philadelphia, Here I Come! (Theatre). Brian Friel’s Philadelphia, Here I Come premiered at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin on 28th September 1964. It ran on Broadway for 326 performances and earned several Tony Award nominations. The original play, set in the fictional town of Ballybeg, County Donegal, has been adapted for the Malaysian stage by Joe Hasham OAM and takes place in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. It has been staged thrice to critical success – in 1994, 1998, and 2013 – each time to full houses. He revisits this iconic play and brings back some of its original cast members including the beloved Dato’ Dr. Faridah Merican and Patrick Teoh along with all-new cast members.
Music Play Date with the KLPac Symphonic Band out on the grounds on KLPac at noon. Free admission, but donations are welcome.
Visit KLPac's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/theklpac and https://www.klpac.org for information about KLPac and for more information on what's coming up.
Buy Tickets. Online Purchase @ CloudTheatre: https://www.cloudtix.co No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.
Visit PJPac at https://pjpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/pjpac to find out more about what's coming up. Get your tickets at http://onetix.com.my.
Visit DPAC at https://www.dpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/damansaraDPAC to find out more about what's coming up and for ticketing information.
The Joke Factory
Visit https://www.facebook.com/thejokefactory.com.my for information about the Publika based comedy house. Whatsapp Link for tickets: https://wa.link/d1lu8x. Seats are limited due to SOP.