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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 17 September 2020

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 17 September 2020

RMCO continues (sadly) with a mix of live and also from the desktop and homes of KL DJs and artists. SOPs are still in place for the foreseeable future, there are still some very special live stream selections in clubbing sounds this week. There are also special LIVE special events and more from around Klang Valley. 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 19 September 2020

This Saturday Ohrwurm/Substance honcho Alam hits Session 11 of his Livestream from his own page again. He's been laying it down with the beats from home the past couple of months for a special celebration in conjunction with his 20 years of Djing; with Alam deciding to present 20 different shows this year. We're still around the halfway point and this weekend he's setting up a back to back session with Pisco Muso JonnyVicious. Lzzy, meanwhile, takes on warm up duties. Tune in on Saturday LIVE from 10 pm via Alam for Alam Presents 20 Years of Djing. More plus past gigs at

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 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 and Larry G and friends. RSVP Thomas at 012-608 6065. Visit / First Floor, 198, Jalan H.S. Lee, KL.

Revolution Black Frisky Radio DJ Kuma 22 September 2020

Watch out for the next Revolution Black podcast from Kuma over at Frsky Radio online on 22 September 2020 at 8 pm. Watch out for his new release, making his Sweatbox Records debut with his On My Way EP this Friday 18 September 2020.

Metropolis Social Club presents MscTV every Saturday

Metropolis Social Club presents you MscTV, a Saturday Livestream series showcasing Asia’s underground artistes and collectives in this region, founded by Malaysia's Gajah Mada Soundsystemz with involvement already from Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand and more. All the live streaming will be conducted on Saturdays at 8 pm at

Plus you can hear/watch past sets at

Follow The Rabbit presents [Livestream] 18 September 2020

Hosted by Follow The Rabbit theme party series, broadcasting live from their psychedelic rabbit hole. This Friday, Soothsayer checks in to the Rabbit Hole. Just get your drinks ready and visit Friday at 9 pm to enjoy good vibes to dance to in your living room. Visit for more info.

KL DJ Jason M goes Virtual Gig 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 You can visit for more details.

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.

Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds

WET® Deck now offers daypass 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 for details on what's on offer, especially for this Merdeka Weekend with loads of specials. For RSVP, T: 6012 347 9088, E:

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. Lost in a Daydream Summer Sounds is back this week with Kuala Lumpur's long time house and techno veteran, Terence C. One of the steadiest hands in the business, Terence C is one of Malaysia’s hidden gems.

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. Expect a variety of sounds from house, techno and disco, to jazz, hip hop and Afrobeats. This month of September, they’ve made their SaturdaySelects On Air mixes for the month of August available for the public to stream. So if you missed any of their shows last month, fret not as it is now available online via Mixcloud! Tune in to show’s from Injoo Wie, Aida, SHFQ, Nazarud and more. Check for more details and more information.

Kyo KL Mix Series

Kyo KL just kickstarted a DJ mix series 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. Plug in. Get lost in it. Following Terence C, Simon Lee & Alvin, Autul, OtherKind and Roshan, will DJ PERI, whose unique style borders along the lines of the deep, dark, driving and minimal side of techno, with a tat of experimental leftfield nuances. Check out Kyo KL's Soundcloud page for all these mixes and more. or visit for more information.

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 for details and information.

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


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: Suehaila, Friday: Kirsten Long, Saturday: Otam, Tuesday Syakir, Wednesday Kenneth Leow.

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 or for details.


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 Ida Mariana \takes to the stage. Tickets on sale, visit

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 9pm simultaneously on Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Instagram Live. Also, exclusive viewing (at the venue) tickets (max 40 per night) at RM80 each from

Saturday 19 September 2020: Men of Soul with Pete Kallang and Clinton Jerome. Also H'ng Lih on bass, Abbas Munawwar on drums, Han Yun on guitar and Sylvia Wong on piano.

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 
YouTube Live 
Instagram Live - @jaotimkl 

For better Audio & Video quality please use YouTube and subscribe to them too.  61, Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL

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 with Samantha Diana this Friday and Saint Kylo on Saturday. Visit The Iron Fairies KL on their Facebook page at H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL

Sunset Busking @Background KL, REXKL

Join them at The Back Ground, REXKL for some good local music from 5pm onwards on Saturday and 3pm onwards on Sunday. Jeffrey performs Saturday and Izzy & Rudy performs on Sunday. Add: 80, Jalan Sultan, 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 or

Live @ The Bee

The Bee has live performances every Wednesday 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 6pm. 36B, Block C, Level G2, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL. Call 03-6201 8577 or e-mail

The Platform Live 20 September 2020

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! Head over to subscribe now and don't miss out. Find out who's performing this Sunday via 

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 for all who are performing/presenting on Saturday and Sunday from noon onwards.

Comedy, Theatre & Arts

Live Support – In Aid of the Live Events Industry – Comedy Night

Live support series of shows kick starts with Comedy Night. Featuring Harith Iskander along with Douglas Lim, Omapodi Comedy, Mad Sabah and Prakash Daniel Comedy. Venue: The Grand Ballroom, KL Convention Centre, KLCC. Tickets available from

Triple-Award winning Liver & Lung Malaya Relived: Merdeka: Digital Stream.

It is SEPETember! Their critically acclaimed, award winning and beautifully heartwarming musical RETURNS on the 18th and 19th! Snap those tickets quick because they are NOTORIOUSLY hard to get. Visit or

The Joke Factory

The Joke Factory is back and this week ahead (16-22 September 2020) is looking even more packed (SOP compliant of course) with shows..

This Friday & Saturday Papi & Grumpy. Papi Zak and Kavin Jay join forces to give you a laughing night out. BOOKINGS:

This Thursday there's Pinball Monkeys improvised comedy with Muzakir Xynll, Anwar Hadi, Farid Azmeir, Prakash Daniel, and Henry Choo!.

Monday: Long story Short Hosted by the Netflix star Kavin Jay and joined by top notch local comedians like Nat Kang, Keren Bala Devan, Filzah Awok, Phoon Chi Ho is locked and loaded with puns, punchlines, and massive jokes to deliver to you.

There's the TJF Open MIC Tuesday too, the weekly Stand-Up comedy show where we 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 make you Laugh!

Making Sh*t Up also returns on Wednesdays. Hosted by Harith Iskander and friends. Bookings:

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.

All enquiries and information:

The Joke Factory, Publika, 27, Level G3, Block C5,Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL.

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! This weekend 18/19 September 2020 will be hosted by Rizal Van Geyzel with the best of Malaysian comics Nat Kang, Riezman, Keren Bala Devan and Raqib. 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

Open-Crack Reborn! MentiMeter Comedy Open-Mic Night every Wednesdays. RM20. Book at

Visit Crackhouse Comedy Club's pages for details and address. All details visit Crackhouse's Facebook Page for more details or

DPAC: Spectrum Journey 19-20 September 2020

Inspired by his life's experiences and encounters, erhu and pipa master Lim Wei Siong shares his "Journey" as he seeks to address all the big and little aspects of life in hopes of finding some meaning in them. Tickets for the stage Performance / Live Broadcast/ Live Stream . Ticketing Hotline: 03-4065 0001/0002.

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