Moving on in July with a selection of what's going on in and around Kuala Lumpur for 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
See Jungle City Beats returns to Wet Deck, W Kuala Lumpur with ALDRIN & Dora. Level 12, Wetdeck / 01/07/2022 / 7pm onwards / Table reservations only. RSVP Link: https://bit.ly/WETDeckWKL
Boogie Nights this Saturday 23 July 2022 at Woobar. Get ready for a themed event by Saturday Selects. Dress up, glam up, and boogie the night away. Featuring Axel Groove, Kingston, Roshan, LZZY & RIMKA. 7Pm onwards. RM70 per person + 1 drink. Table Entry Packages Available
Also this week at W Kuala Lumpur:
WetDeck – Wednesday with Kooler, Thursday with Choobs, Friday with Kuma, Jungle City Beats on Saturday, and Sunday (5pm) with Kuma. 7pm onwards.
Woobar – Friday with Bionic (Low & MamDayo & Miss SS) 7.30pm, Saturday with DJ Mie (3pm) / Boogie Nights (7pm) and Sunday afternoon with DJ Mie.
RSVP Required *Minimum spend entry applies. For RSVP call +60-12-347 9088 email: email@example.com / W: https://bit.ly/WKLWOOBARRSVP.
W Kuala Lumpur is at 121, Jalan Ampang, KL.
Ohrwurms 12th Anniversary ft Stelios Vassiloudis this Saturday 23 July 2022 leads the Pisco KL highlights this week. See Ohrwurm's first club event in 3 years features Stelios Vassiloudis headline Pisco KL.
Meanwhile, on Friday Pisco presents Sex Panther upstairs. 10Pm onwrds and its free entry. 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.
There's a special this Thursday 21 July 2022 with Hard Lights Live. Catch esteemed homegrown DJ/Producer Hard Lights Live at Club Kyō KL. In this grand finale to his international "Stereotype Tour", he brings you dance and electro pop. Supported ton his night by Chukies and Whackboi, Alexis Grace, The Boyz and IXZ Music. Pre-sale tickets at RM45: https://peakyapp.com/events/kyo. Door tickets at RM70. All tickets are inclusive of one (1) drink.
With the return of kyō kl they've got some handy nights out to offer this month. There's Ikigai Ladies night ft Afaro & Queen T this Wednesday (tonight) with complimentary entry and drinks for ladies until 1am. Friday goes Boombox with Ashes & Musher. On Saturday there's Fresh Cutz with Kooler & Nahsyk. Sunday meanwhile goes Off The Hook with some Afro thrown in ft DJ Hawk & Mj. Club entry is via cover charge and advance table reservations (WhatsApp +6012-921 1730). Operating hours - 10pm to 3am. Instagram:www.instagram.com/clubkyokl
kyō kl is located at Mandarin Oriental, Basement Level 3, KLCC, KL.
The Iron Fairies KL Live & Butterfly Room
Questionmark Wednesday at The Iron Fairies KL tonight. Reno Renatama (Sweatbox) guests, together with Sweatbox ressie Obadius, and also Hebbo (MiniMalaysia) 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 Roshan, Saturday with Otherkind, 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 Logan & Soheil performs. Friday with Donnielicious. Saturday features Kaya.
THE IRON FAIRIES KL is at H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL. Free entry. Call +6016-221 3612. Visit The Iron Fairies KL on Facebook 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 Channelle Guuerzo. Then, there's Thursday Night with Albert Sirimal. Gareth & Azizi 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 with Kirstie Maximus, Thursday with Helmee, Friday with Victor Trixter, Saturday with Azran and Sunday with DJ Augie.
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/
Sunday Jam – Session 5 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, FM1, Niza Minx, DJK, Nimbusnow and Kluang Man. 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.
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. Tuesday – 411 with Musher & MyMax. Wednesday – Metababes with D'Splash92. Thursday – Skylaunch Vol 1 with DJ Raj. Friday Frolic with Def.MCHK & Real Deet. Saturday Token with Fareen XL. Saucy Sunday with Beatmilitia presents La Bailamos (Funkayrol & Adib). 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
REXKL / The Background
Wired Music Week, Plural and REXKL invite you to Causeway Connections. See https://thecitylist.my/blog/causewat-connections-at-rex-kl-22-july-2022
Your favourite Vegan Malay food vendor in REXKL Hijau is having their Grand Launch Party this 22nd July! Music starts at 8pm with Aida Azrin, Roshan, Mister Rodrigo and JonnyVicious. There’ll be 20% off their menu for the whole day so don’t miss out! Swing by and enjoy delicious vegan meals, as well as canapés that will be served upstairs at Cheong Somm.
Visit www.facebook.com/hellorexkl for information. REX KL is at 80, Jalan Sultan, 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, Saturday Sessions brings House*Mate with RJ, DJK, Riqx, Judge Jegg. 9pm onwards. There's also an old school vs new school wine tasting evening – Dip & Drink earlier from 6pm.
Cheong Somm is at REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL.
ACE Bangsar, KL
Over at Bangsar's latest luxury members lounge for distinguished individuals: Stacked Wednesday there's Alfie Rrari & Aduti, Thursday Ladies Night with Roshan & Howie, Full House Friday with Alam & Notion A and Royal Flush Saturday with Obadius & Victor Trixter.
ACE - https://www.facebook.com/AceKualaLumpur/ is located at 18, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL
Bobo KL welcomes this weekend’s featured artists The Julian Chan Jazz Quintet. With Julian Chan on saxophone, and joined by Grace Leong (keys), Eddie Wen (trumpet), bassists Zulhilmy Zulkifli (Thur) & AJ Popshuvit (Fri/Sat), KJ (drums) and guest vocalist Kirana Kay (Thur/Fri).
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 David Gomes 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 with VJ Thison. Gina Panizales performs this 22 & 23 July 2022. RM60. Make your reservation today by WhatsApp +6012-571 7759.
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 .
This Wednesday, Ladies grab your Stilettos and strut into Marini’s on 57 for Cakes and Stilettos with DJ Nexto. Party starts 9pm onwards. Dress code: Classy, Sassy and a Little Bad Assy. 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. This Thursday featuring Dimensions, Aduti & Wilfred. 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 012 668 9978 for table reservations.
Loop Lounge 180° is located on the 34th flr Pacific Regency Hotel And Suites KL.
Love is Love this weekend. Saturday with Kirstie Maximus. 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 original singer songwriter Jess Ebrahim. On Friday Josh Thomas brings you original blues rock. Saturday with Azmyl & The Truly Asia with original blues rock.
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 Flr, Jalan 5/57, Petaling Garden, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Opening times: Live Bar 8pm, Bar B and The Balcony Bar 7pm.
Live at Jao Tim presents
Visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information on performances and dinner at https://www.jaotim.com.
Jao Tim is at 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
Gēmu Club KL
Gēmu Club on Jalan Kia Peng have 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
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 be curating 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.
This weekend, they will be holding a special Friday Mass, a tribute to Larry Levan and the spirit of Paradise Garage - more dancing and less verbal interaction. Forget the Studio 54-inspired glam, come in your comfiest sweatpants and sneakers! There will be a lot of not-so-traditional disco, house, soul, and weird but danceable shit.
From remembering the classics on Friday, they accelerate to the future with Intermission on the following night with their selection of forward-thinking electronic music; a lot of heavy synthy basslines, a lot of breaks, and a lot of unapologetic youthful raw energy.
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 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. For bookings and reservations visit https://letsumai.com/widget/the-hungry-tapir
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra performs under the batonhship of resident conductor Gerard Salonga.
Join them for a special concert, Three Nations Chamber Concert performed by musicians from the MPO on Friday, 22 July 2022 at 8:30 pm at Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS (DFP), KLCC. This concert will feature works by our very own Malaysian composers in partnership with composers from the Composers Society of Singapore and Asian Composers League – South Korea. https://www.mpo.com.my/2022season/three-nations-chamber-concert
On Saturday An action-packed program awaits as conductor Gerard Salonga and the MPO present a collection of the greatest blockbusters of all time! Replay favorite scenes from the intriguing Pink Panther, suave James Bond and epic Titanic as soundtracks by Hollywood’s top film composers keep you at the edge of your seats! Featuring the music of James Horner, Ennio Morricone, Hans Zimmer, and Henry Mancini. Purchase tickets online via : https://www.mpo.com.my/2022season/the-magnificent-seven
Pentas 1: 22- 24 July 2022. KLPac Orchestra. After a two-year long pause, there is no stopping the klpac Orchestra. Fresh from its sold out run of Baroque Elegance in March, the klpac Orchestra is set to mesmerise music lovers with Tchiakovsky – The Great Romantic Master under the baton of Music Director and Resident Conductor Lee Kok Leong.
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.