Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide: 20 August 2020

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide: 20 August 2020

RMCO continues with a mix of live music and also from the desktop and homes of KL DJs and artists.

With all SOPs in place, there are still some very special live stream selections in clubbing sounds this week ahead. Also live music, comedy broadcasts, special events and more from around Klang Valley and maybe even beyond. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy. Be mindful of all SOPs in place.


Electronica, Dance, Retro, Djs

INDEPENDANCE 2020 21-31 August 2020

228 Hours, 124 Djs, 8 Studios Nationwide – Malaysia. 21 – 31 August 2020. Longest DJ Live Stream Record Breaking Attempt.

Read all about it here. Se124 DJs In Malaysia Attempt To Break Record Of Longest DJ Live Stream On The Internet

Ohrwurm's Alam goes Virtual Live Saturday 22 August 2020

This Saturday Ohrwurm/Substance honcho Alam hits Session 8 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 celebrating my 20 years of Djing, I decided to present 20 different shows this year," Alam says. He's done 7 already, starting off with a solo session and following with back to back sessions with names from the local scenes like OtherKind, Victor G, Terence C, Axel Groove, Azran, Shazan, Obadius, Odd, Zaskar, Qussay and Arm1in. This Saturday he returns with Session 8 of the planned 20, back to back with Xes Xes Loveseat, Slutski (aka Keith Yong) and warm up from Aduti. Tune in on Saturday LIVE from 10 pm via Alam for Alam Presents 20 Years of Djing. More plus past gigs at youtube

Follow The Rabbit presents [Livestream] 20 August 2020

Hosted by Follow The Rabbit theme party series, broadcasting live from their psychedelic rabbit hole. This Friday, Dano EF will feature. Just get your drinks ready and visit https://www.twitch.tv/followtherabbitparty Friday at 9 pm to enjoy good vibes to dance to in your living room.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/follow.the.rabbit.party/ for more info.

Revolution Black Frisky Radio DJ Kuma 25 August 2020

Watch out for the next Revolution Black podcast from Kuma over at Frsky Radio online on 25 August 2020 at 8 pm. https://www.facebook.com/friskyRadio/

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, Thailand, Taiwan and more. The streaming platform is MscTV (Metropolis Social Club TV). All the live streaming will be conducted on Saturdays at 2000 (UTC +8.00) at www.mixcloud.com/msctv/. Plus you can hear/watch past sets at youtube.

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 mixcloud. You can visit https://www.facebook.com/djjasonm for more details.

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 guests. RSVP Thomas at 012-608 6065. Visit https://www.facebook.com/rentakbar/ / First Floor, 198, Jalan H.S. Lee, KL.

United We Stream Asia

United We Stream Asia streaming LIVE from Find out who are broadcasting when from Live stream links from

https://www.facebook.com/unitedwestream.asia/
https://www.twitch.tv/clubbingtv
https://www.youtube.com/user/clubbingtvofficial
https://www.clubbingtv.com/

See https://thecitylist.my/blog/united-we-stream-asia-malaysia for details to contribute.

Lazy Sunday at Pisco Bar 30 August 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. This twice a month fiesta is aimed at creating a safe space between DJ and party goers. 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.

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. Live on Mixcloud every Friday/Saturday at 9 pm and every other Sunday at 3 pm at https://www.mixcloud.com/live/saturdayselects. This Friday, Anuar and Reddi Rocket. On Saturday, Aida & Afaro.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/SaturdaySelects/ for more information

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 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! Check https://www.facebook.com/WKualaLumpur/ for details on what's on offer. For RSVP, T: 6012 347 9088, E: bf.wkualalumpur@whotels.com

Meanwhile, Groove to W Kuala Lumpur's Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds weekly mixtape show that will showcse all talents and W Kuala Lumpur residents music mix tapes 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

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 https://thecitylist.my/blog/zouk-genting-resorts-world-go-digital

Livescape Group Opens Doors For Malaysian Talents to grow online

See https://thecitylist.my/blog/the-livescape-group-opens-doors-for-malaysian-talents-to-grow-online

Live Music

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 (7/8 August 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: The Frankie Sixes: Swing jazz band with some familiar faces from the Malaysian music scene. The band, a side project of singer-songwriter Reza Salleh, started out playing for lindy hop dancers in the local scene. Reza is an AIM award-winning singer-songwriter and a regular face in the independent music scene. His debut album Realize topped radio charts the year of its release and has led him to performances in Korea, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Laos, Indonesia and Singapore. Reza is the main vocalist of the band. Along with Ee Jeng on keyboards, Che Wan on double bass, and KJ on drums. Expect to hear the likes of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and a Lil’ bit of Nat “King” Cole thrown in for good measure. Be prepared to move your feet.

Saturday: Nisa Addina. Contemporary violinist, composer and producer born and raised in the city of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Nisa has released a debut EP Yakina produced by Syafiee Obe and an album dedicated to the Malaysian music icon, P. Ramlee. With Jo Khor (violin), Cheryl Choi (viola), Stephen Johnson (cello), Jeremy James Kong (guitar), Jason Lim Kian Seng (piano), Nathanael Simon (bass), Abbas Munawar (drums).
 

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://www.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

Russell Curtis & The Rowdy Gentlemen Merdeka Special 26 August 2020

This will be the first live Rowdy Gentlemen show in 6 months and it will be a Merdeka Special.
Russell Curtis and The Rowdy Gentlemen (“RCRG”) features a line up of 7 accomplished musicians with a mini horn section and renowned Music Director Tok Khon (“TK”) at the helm of bringing Curtis’ compositions to life. RCRG performs a mix of original and creatively reworked covers, culminating in a high energy performance of funk, soul and hip – hop. Originally a backing band of session musicians for the Russell Curtis Project tour in 2014 and subsequent shows throughout 2015/16, they were officially renamed Russell Curtis & The Rowdy Gentlemen in April 2017. RCRG released their first single Anak Malaysia, a funky tune about how cool it is to be Malaysian, in conjunction with Malaysia Day 2017. Tickets available from
https://www.arowdymerdekaspecial.peatix.com

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

Live @ The Bee

The Bee hits up 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 bees@thebee.com.my

REXKL Sessions every Thursday / Sunset Busking every weekend

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 the weekend (Friday and Saturday), there's Sunset Busking at REXKL. Go hang out and chill out with their buskers. Remember to tip them if you want to request a song. Plenty of food and beverage options from The Back Ground. There's something for everyone so don't be shy, come say hello. Bring your friends and loved ones for a relaxing evening with them at 80, Jalan Sultan, KL. This weekend sees DJ Monoriff and DJ Michael perform Saturday and Sunday respectively.

The Platform Live 23 August 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 www.theplatform.my! Head over to subscribe now and don't miss out. Find out who's performing this Sunday via https://www.facebook.com/PlatformLiveMY/ or www.theplatform.my

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 https://www.facebook.com/unrestrictedstage/ for all who are performing/presenting on Saturday and Sunday from noon onwards.

The Iron Fairies KL Virtual nights

The Iron Fairies KL 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/ H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL

Comedy, Theatre & Arts

Triple-Award winning Liver & Lung revive Sepet The Musical, during RMCO

See https://thecitylist.my/blog/liver-lung-revive-sepet-the-musical-producing-first-show-in-rmco

Crackhouse Comedy Club

It’s our 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 it's the turn of Malaysia's Queen of Comedy, the legend that is Joanne Kam and joined by the up and coming Shamaine Othman. Hosted by Nuna this weekend. Limited to 40 seats at the Club and 60 screens on ZOOM. Tickets at RM80 (live inc 1 drink) and RM20 (Zoom) (unless sold out) from https://kamkamcrack.peatix.com/.

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

DPAC: The Meeting 22-23 August 2020
The Meeting brings together 7 local musicians for DPAC Petaling Jaya's FIRST Live stage performance since MCO. Live broadcast and Stream ticket options available. 22 August 2020, 8PM (Live Broadcast) / 23 August 2020, 3PM (Live Stream & Stage Performance). Musicians performing: Sara Heng (guzheng), Alena Muang (sape), Joshua Maran (guitar), Jimmy Chong (drums), Sylvester Liew (keyboards), Jonathan Wong (guitar) and Herman Ramanado (bass). Tickets from www.dpac.com.my. For more info, call 03-4065 0001, 03-4065 0002. Live Broadcast/Live Stream: www.cloudtheatres.com

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