We continue the RMCO with a mix of live events and also from the desktop and homes of Kuala Lumpur DJs, artistes and more, here's a selection of clubbing sounds, live music, comedy broadcasts, special events from around KL and maybe even beyond for the week ahead. Be Supportive. Be Careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy.
Electronica, Dance, Retro, DJs
Get Wired 02 Virtual Conference by Wired Music Week 16 / 17 July 2020
See Wired Music Week's Virtual Music Conference, Get Wired Returns For Second Edition.
Ohrwurm's Alam goes Virtual Live Saturday 18 July 2020
This Saturday Ohrwurm/Substance honcho Alam continues his Livestream from his own page again. Over the years, he's been doing countless streams and live streams for other outlets such as Pisco Bar, Mile High Sounds, Beatmilitia, Barrio, @areyouprivi and more. This Saturday, Session 6 with another special back2back session this time with Axel Groove and Victor G. Tune in this weekend on Saturday from 10 pm via Alam.
Metropolis Social Club presents MscTV every Saturday
See Metropolis Social Club Showcases Asia’s Underground Artistes/Collectives With Saturday Live Stream
United We Stream Asia | Live From Jiro [Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia] – 19 July 2020
United We Stream Asia & JIRO KL streaming together from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this Sunday 18 July 2020 from 7 pm (MYT). See Non profit streaming initiative United We Stream Continues with Malaysia Broadcasts for details.
Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds Volume 5
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 cause, 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! For RSVP, T: 6012 347 9088, E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Music curated via Sounds of the summer! Groove to the W Kuala Lumpur Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds Vol.5 One of our Sunday night resident DJ and also one half of the prominent Malaysian electronic act, Dangerdisko takes on this week's Summer Sounds with his smooth delivery of the freshest summer house grooves. This is Robotron5000. Click on the link and turn up the volume. https://www.mixcloud.com/wkualalumpur/wkl-lost-in-a-daydream-summer-sounds-vol-5-robotron5000
Enjoy and stay tuned for more weekly shows! Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds is a weekly mixtape show that will showcse all talents and W Kuala Lumpur residents music mixtapes for you to enjoy in support of digital content for music. Also - https://thecitylist.my/blog/w-kuala-lumpur-set-to-open-doors-on-1-july
Rentak Bar Weekend
They miss the music through their concentric-driver-speakers and the organic chats with y'all. Open every Friday and Saturday from 7PM to 12AM. 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. RSVP Thomas at 012-608 6065. Visit https://www.facebook.com/rentakbar/ / First Floor, 198, Jalan H.S. Lee, KL.
Follow The Rabbit presents [Livestream] 17 July 2020
Hosted by Follow The Rabbit theme party series, broadcasting live from their psychedelic rabbit hole. This Friday, VoidRealm's Nazreth will feature. Just get your drinks ready and connect here: https://www.twitch.tv/followtherabbitparty tomorrow from 9 pm to enjoy two hours of good vibes to dance to in your living room.
KL DJ Jason M goes Virtual Gig every Saturday
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. You can visit https://www.facebook.com/djjasonm for more details.
Lazy Sunday at Pisco Bar 19 July 2020
Lazy Sundays are back at Pisco Bar, 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, having JonnyVicious behind (not the decks but Spotify) and Jonas Ax by the bar serving his favourite Daiquiri Cocktails ... because there is such a thing as International Daiquiri Day and it's on Sunday. Pisco Bar, 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL. Tel: 03-2142 2900.
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 Zouk Genting & Resorts World bring entertainment to people’s homes during MCO
EPIC Music (Malaysia). Malaysia’s First Daily LIVE Music Streaming Channel!
Supporting and providing regional talent a platform to perform during a time of need due to Covid-19 and providing you daily Entertainment from 9 pm-1 am. Find out who's playing nightly on the local socials via https://www.facebook.com/epic.mys/.
Livescape Group Opens Doors For Malaysian Talents to grow online
See The Livescape Group Opens Doors For Malaysian Talents To Grow Online
Live @ The Bee
The Bee starts up live performances every Wednesday to Friday this month of July. Featuring this month will be Russell Curtis (Wednesdays), Emmanuel & Matthews (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 email@example.com
Jao Tim proudly presents • LIVE AT JAO TIM •
They will be broadcasting to you live from their venue across all platforms this Friday and Saturday 17 & 18 July 2020 9 pm simultaneously on Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Instagram Live. Also, exclusive viewing (at the venue) tickets (max 40 per night) at RM80 each from www.jaotim.com
Friday: Chelsia Ng with Ui Li (keys), Wan (bass), Chun (guitar/harmonica) and Ng (ukelele).
Saturday: Abba tribute with Rozz, Poova and Dasha Logan.
Sit back and enjoy the show from the comfort of your own home or at Jao Tim. Please spread the word, share and support the musicians.
FB Live - https://m.facebook.com/JaoTimKL/
YouTube Live - https://youtu.be/4xosBj2x_9U
Instagram Live - @jaotimkl
For better Audio & Video quality please use YouTube and subscribe to them too. Donate to keep live music alive via www.jaotim.com./ 61, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 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
The Iron Fairies KL Virtual nights
Iron Fairies technically is also open from 5 pm to 12 am. But for the live music, From Wednesday to Saturday: Going Virtual Live with various artistes 10 pm each night featuring the likes of Samantha Diana, Gregory Ramanado, Emmanuel Joseph, Sepideh and more. Visit The Iron Fairies KL on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/theironfairieskl
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.
REXKL Sessions every Thursday
As a creative community hub, REXKL strives to support the Arts Industry in any way possible. Which is why REXKL is celebrating the creative arts with REXKL Sessions, a 9-episode series airing every Thursday on AirAsia RedTix at https://www.airasiaredtix.com/tickets/rexkl-sessions
The link to the stream will be updated on this event page every Thursday by 8 pm. So keep your eyes peeled for it. Featuring performers like Otam, Nadhira, Helloluqman, SHN, Kavin Jay & Papi Zak, Darren Teh (An Honest Mistake), Wanted Symphony, Prakash Daniel, RESORT, and Monoriff; each episode will be free to air and we ask that you generously support the performers with donations. Show your love to the artists and REXKL by donating via this link: https://bit.ly/37VHfqd
Don't want to watch REXKL Sessions alone? Don't want to watch it at home? Come join The Back Ground from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm every Thursday from today until 27th August 2020. Food, drinks and many other choices for you to enjoy whilst watching Malaysia's performing artists' recorded performance. Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/260576508582548/ for line up details. Meanwhile, over this weekend on Friday and Saturday there's Sunset Busking at REXKL from 3pm onwards. Go hang out and chill out with their buskers. Remember to tip them if you want to request a song. Bring your friends nad lvoed ones for a relaxing evening with them at 80, Jalan Sultan, KL.
Comedy, Theatre & Arts
Crackhouse Comedy Club
It’s our reopening week! For Crackhouse Comedy Club KL. Catch their first post-quarantine HEADLINER show this Saturday and now with the borders closed, its only the best local talents. The first two weeks of shows are FREE! Just book and register yourself through the ticketing site https://www.headliners18july.peatix.com/view
Featuring Mad Sabah, Kuah Jenhan, Rizal van Geyzel. Hosted by Gajen Nad
Meantime, its temperature checks, registration, sanitize, masks and social distancing at EVERY SHOW. If you don't want to be physically present at the club, they understand, hence the ZOOM option will still be available!
Tonight, meanwhile, Open-Crack Reborn! Mentimeter Comedy Open-Mic Night #1 – Wednesday 15 July. https://crackhouseopencrack.peatix.com
Visit Crackhouse Comedy Club's pages for details. All details visit Crackhouse's Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/crackhousekl/ for more details or https://www.facebook.com/groups/crackhouselaughsupport/
LOL Asia Presents - AIIA vs Pirates of Tokyo Bay - Ara-mak Comedy Improv Saturday 18 July 2020
LOL Asia has one more FREE show on before they go on paid shows. And this show will be watched by thousands in Malaysia and Japan. What happens when they get the best comedy improvisers from KL and Tokyo together? They get a crazy entertaining mash-up of epic proportions. LOL Asia presents AIIA Improv vs Pirate of Tokyo Bay Ara-mak Improv! The show stars Iedil Zuhrie, Shamaine Othman, Farah Rani & Jit Yang from AIIA plus Mike Staffa, Bill Reilly, Masa Kawahata and Bob Werley from Pirates of Tokyo Bay.
This is a show where you, the audience, are part of the show and can lead to how each improv session goes. Through your input, these highly energetic and experienced improvisers will create stories, songs, mysteries and jokes all to get you cracking with laughs. Best of all, this show is free for you. They hope this will set a foundation for more amazing improv shows so this one is on the house.
They expect audiences from both Malaysia and Japan to watch the show so please join the fun in this cross-cultural collaboration. Date: Saturday, 18 July. Time: 8 pm Kuala Lumpur / 9 pm Tokyo
Where: Facebook Live (FREE Show). How: Click on the link Events Page Link here! and select "Going" to get a reminder on Saturday. And please share and invite friends to watch. The more the merrier! Watch the cool promo video here.
PJ LIVE ARTS presents Phoon Chi Ho is Creepy Again
After the huge success of the 1st round of CREEPY, Chi Ho has decided to creep you out one more time with CREEPY AGAIN. One of Malaysia's most talked about stand-up comedy veterans will serve you with a compilation of his favourite as well as his most recent stories that will leave you begging for more. One of the pioneers of Kuala Lumpur’s underground comedy scene, he is best known for being one part of Douglas Lim’s Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians and has shared the stage with comedy greats like Dara O’ Briain (by coincidence), Ed Byrne (also by coincidence), Harith Iskander and Afdlin Shauki, just to name a few. Tickets from https://www.mygoodtimes.asia/phoonchiho/. PJ Live Arts are at Jaya One 72A Jalan Universiti, PJ. Call 03-7931 8259.
DPAC Live: Reflections at DPAC 18 July 2020
DPAC Live: A new theatre experience born out of extraordinary times
Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC) is launching their new format for live theatre: DPAC Live, a cross-sectoral effort to revitalize the way we share and consume the arts. With collaboration between DPAC, artists, a filming team, and Cloud Theatres, they aim to share live broadcasts of on-stage performances with you through your screens. Staying true to DPAC’s belief that the “arts bring people together”, they hope that these live broadcasts and its much lower ticket prices will bridge the gap between the arts and the public. On 18 July, DPAC Live brings you Reflections by Hands Percussion. Online broadcast at 8pm. Ticketing hotline 03-4065 0001/0002 or visit https://www.cloudtheatres.com/shows/reflections