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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 18 May 2022

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 18 May 2022

Moving on in May and on into endemicity, arts, theatre, comedy, live music, club, DJ nights are ON this weekend. 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 and DJs continue this week at Crane KL


W Kuala Lumpur presents

See Jungle City Beats & Living Room Live return this weekend at W Kuala Lumpur



This weekend at Bobo KL, don’t let go of the chance to witness the amazing Nikki Palikat up close and personal this weekend. In her first public show since her success on Astro’s Gegar Vaganza, Nikki takes to the stage with special guest Izen Kong 龚杰尉

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 sees 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 your original folk music plus open mic. Thursday sees original singer-songwriter Ian Tai of The Propositions. Friday goes original neo-urban psychedelic with Capt'n Trips & The Kid with Kora Sunya opening. Saturday has Merakki with original indie-pop and Transient Loss opening.

Tickets for this month: 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.


The Iron Fairies KL Live & Butterfly Room

Butterfly Room returns with Djs featuring Wednesday onwards. This Wednesday – Biscuit & friends for ?. Thursday R&B with Musher. Friday with Axel Groove and Saturday with Obadius.

Live at The Iron Fairies KL from Wednesdays onwards from the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm. Wednesday with Stan Konnexions and Thursday with Jason. 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.


Pisco Bar KL

Latin Night Thursday with Meivyss. Funky Gnocci Saturday upstairs ft Matto. Spin Nights on Wednesday. Lazy Sunday Weekly. Hop on by for a great lazy time this Sunday from 3pm onwards. Bean Bags, Sunday Vibes. Chill Vibes. Amazing promos.

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.


ACE Bangsar, KL

Over Bangsar's latest luxury members lounge for distinguished individuals: on decks Wednesday - DJ Luqe & DJ Vin. Thursday - Axel Groove & Roshan. Friday - Afaro & Roshan. Saturday - Beatmilitia presents Pascal ft Adib and Majapahit.

ACE - is located at 18, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL.



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 Friday/Saturday: Joget Global returns with tunes from all over made for dancing, selected by our Asian groove specialist Wakmy and some friends we couldn’t confirm at the time of writing this caption. Followed by another night to celebrate the left side of electronic music by the Intermission crew.

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

REXKL invites you to open yourself to the music of the great living American minimalist composer, Philip Glass. For two nights only , Malaysian pianist Mei Lin Hii will be extending her own compilation of Glass’ best piano works, from Metamorphosis to the Etudes, and from Glassworks to music from the movie soundtrack ‘The Hours’. Together with lighting effects, the seemingly repetitive and mechanical style of writing starts to reveal itself as fluid and ever changing as time continues to move forward, taking the audience on a spiralling trip of emotion and sensation. Come and celebrate ‘Glassworks’. Tickets:

REX KL is at 80, Jalan Sultan, KL. Visit for information.


Live at Jao Tim

Live at Jao Tim presents The Frankie Sixes – A Night of Swing Jazz this Friday 20 May 2022, 9pm onwards.

Live at Jao Tim presents Zoey Hui - A Tribute to Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey & Celine Dion this Saturday 21st May 2022, 9pm onwards.

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


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.


Live Comedy, Arts, Classical

Crackhouse Comedy Club Live and Fully Vaccinated

Crackhouse Comedy Club live this week. Come get your post holiday laughing fix this week with a fantastic line-up.

Friday & Saturday (20-21 May 2022). Kavin Jay: An improvised Comedy Show. Join Kavin Jay as he improvises jokes just by talking to the audience members. Warning: You may be picked on.

Saturday (21 May 2022). MAD SABAH: NDAK LOGIK. Catch MAD SABAH on his tour as he stops by the crackhouse for a set. 5pm.

There are 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

This May 19,20,21 Harith Iskander will celebrate the END-DEMIC in the way he knows best … an hour of hilarious comedy to END the PANDEMIC. Don’t miss out on the show of the year only at The Joke Factory, Publika as Harith tackles all the issues that have made you wonder “when will this be over”?

Today (Wednesday 18): 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.

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


Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra

The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra performs music by Mendelssohn in M for Mendelssohn this 21 May 2022 under the batonshhip of resident conductor Gerard Salonga. Purchase tickets online:



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 about what's coming up. Get your tickets at



Visit DPAC at / to find out more about what's coming up and for ticketing information.

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