Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 24 September 2020

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 24 September 2020

RMCO continues for September with a mix of live and also from the desktop and homes of KL DJs, artists and more. With all SOPs still in place for the foreseeable future, there are still some very special live stream selections in clubbing sounds this week ahead. There are also special LIVE special events and more from around Klang Valley and beyond. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy. Be mindful of all SOPs in place.


Electronica, Dance, Retro, Djs

Kyo KL Mix Series

Kyo KL Mix Series continues 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. Plugin. Get lost in it. Following Terence C, Simon Lee & Alvin, Autul, OtherKind, Roshan, and DJ PERI, comes Daaliah with his seamless blend of Dance, Electro Pop, R&B and Hip-Hop. Also, EJ Missy dubbed as Kyo Marketing Ninja, serves up a low-key and deep/afro house mix, loaded with percussive elements that will urge you to let loose without losing yourself. And then, there is Leonard Sinclair, From the psychedelic rock days as a drummer to the now passionate mix meister with two decades of experience, it’s all about the good and funky vibes with Leonar Sinclair. Check out Kyo KL's Soundcloud page for all these mixes and more. https://soundcloud.com/clubkyokl or visit https://www.facebook.com/clubkyokl for more information.

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 and more. Special guest this Saturday night will be Indonesia based Apsara. Also, DJ Missile & Tekyplz Tekybeats from Thailand. All the live streaming will be conducted on Saturdays at 8 pm at www.mixcloud.com/msctv/.

Plus you can hear/watch past sets at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvlkxtZDSCBVysrwuCV9yKQ.

Follow The Rabbit presents [Livestream] 25 September 2020

Hosted by Follow The Rabbit theme party series, broadcasting live from their psychedelic rabbit hole. This Friday, Sweatbox Resident OtherKind checks in to the Rabbit Hole. 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.

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 https://www.facebook.com/rentakbar/ / First Floor, 198, Jalan H.S. Lee, KL.

Jason Martin Experience goes Virtual every Saturday

Jason Martin aka Jason M will be on air on live stream via Mixcloud Live and Facebook every Saturday 10pm onwards mixing retro, R&B and commercial mixes via http://mixcloud.com/live/jasonm7972/ . Get ready for the Jason Martin Experience & Friends. You can visit https://www.facebook.com/djjasonm for more details.

Leonard Sinclair Experience Show every Wednesday

Live on https://www.mixcloud.com/live/LeonardSinclair/ every Wednesday at 9 pm (MYT). From his psychedelic rock days as a drummer to the now passionate mix meister with two decades of experience, it’s all about the good and funky vibes with Leonard Sinclair.

Fly Five-O with Simon Lee & Alvin every Saturday on Fly FM

Prepare to go on a journey of sensational electronic dance music as Fly FM serves up the hottest beats and wicked remixes that will get you dancing wherever you’re tuned in! Simon Lee & Alvin hit the decks with a weekly mix featuring the latest and greatest in trance, progressive, house, and electro. 8 pm onwards. Check them out, they've been hosting this Saturday show on www.flyfm.com.my (and on 95.8FM Radio) for well over a decade now, the legends.

Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds

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 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 https://www.facebook.com/WKualaLumpur/ for details on what's on offer, especially for this Merdeka Weekend with loads of specials. 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 showcase all talents and W Kuala Lumpur residents music mix tapes for you to enjoy in support of digital content for music. This week's Summer Sounds is curated and mixed by W KL's special Woobar resident DJ, Miss SS. Not a strange name in KL, her djing career in music spans within the realms of House, Techno and occasionally Soul & Hiphop. https://www.mixcloud.com/

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 https://www.facebook.com/SaturdaySelects for more details and 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 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

Live Support – In Aid of the Live Events Industry – Live Band Night 26 September 2020

Live support series of shows continues with Live Band Nite. Live musicians have lost all of their gigs since the start of the MCO. Come experience a night of great live music performances featuring the legendary Hillary Ang Project, Heavy Machine, Strollers, The EZ Band & Michelle Nunis, Lord n the Boys and Raja Singham. Enjoy great music from the Motown era to the iconic ’80s and more. With safe distancing seating configuration, you can also enjoy snacks and drinks offered by the venue KL Convention Centre throughout the performance. They will be emphasising on high levels of compliance with recommendations from the local authorities in ensuring safe physical distancing and sanitisation measures for your safety and comfort at these events. Brought to you by PR Worldwide. Tickets available from https://www.prworldwidelive.com

Special Online Event AEW Sessions To Feature Malaysia’s Upcoming Female Singer Songwriters

See https://thecitylist.my/blog/special-online-event-aew-sessions-to-feature-malaysias-upcoming-female-singer-songwriters

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: Sounds of Kites, Friday: Ally Lew, Saturday: Yamud, Tuesday: Reza Salleh, Wednesday: Farid Othman.

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 https://www.merdekarya.com/ or

https://www.facebook.com/Merdekarya-379447802136079/ for details.

BOBO KL Bangsar IS BACK

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 Rozz, Dasha and Poova take you on a tribute to Motown music. Tickets on sale, visit www.cloudtix.co/bobokl

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 on Friday's and Saturdays. 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

Sunset Busking @Background KL, REXKL

Join them at The Back Ground, REXKL for some good local music from 5 pm onwards on Saturday and 3 pm onwards 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 https://www.facebook.com/Russell-Curtis-Artiste or https://www.facebook.com/Russell-Curtis-Homecoustic-Sessions

Live @ The Bee

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

The Platform Live 27 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 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.

Comedy, Theatre & Arts

The Joke Factory

The Joke Factory is back and this week ahead is looking packed (SOP compliant of course) with shows.

This Friday & Saturday the Queen of Malaysian Comedy sets the stage at The Joke Factory once again. This time teaming up with Bibi Kay Poh, The Divas Of Comedy are ready to grant you a night to remember and most importantly a night to laugh. BOOKINGS: https://cutt.ly/DfJSveN

This Thursday (tonight) Farid Azmeir will be making his 1 hour special Live at The Joke Factory’s Stage. BOOKINGS: https://cutt.ly/YfJSdUG

Monday 28 September 2020: Officially Harith Iskander. Harith Iskander himself got something special stored for you week Monday! Catch the most Must-See Talk Show, Officially Harith Iskander Live at The Joke Factory. BOOKINGS: https://cutt.ly/mfClqb4

There's the TJF Open MIC Tuesday too, the weekly Stand-Up comedy show where they open the stage to whomever wants to perform at The Joke Factory. From rising stars to veterans, over 10 comedians would be performing Live and try to make you Laugh.

Making Sh*t Up also returns on Wednesdays. Hosted by Harith Iskander and friends. Bookings: https://cutt.ly/ufaLPP2

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: https://wa.link/qd09ey

The Joke Factory, Publika, 27, Level G3, Block C5,Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. Info@thejokefactory.com.my

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 Join the Artificially Intelligent Improvaholics Anonymous (AiiA) as they take you on a laughing journey through spontaneity and the magic of Improv Comedy! With Iedil Dzuhrie Alaudin, Farah Rani, Jit Yang, Shamaine Othman and music guest Endee Ahmad. 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 https://www.aiiaoncrack2020.peatix.com

Open-Crack Reborn! MentiMeter Comedy Open-Mic Night every Wednesdays. RM20. Book at https://crackhouseopencrack.peatix.com

Visit Crackhouse Comedy Club's pages for details and address. All details visit Crackhouse's Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/crackhousekl/ for more details or https://www.facebook.com/groups/crackhouselaughsupport/

Gerak Angin: The Malaysian Virtual Arts Festival

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture presents Gerak Angin, The Malaysian Virtual Arts Festival, now happening until 2 October 2020. Gerak Angin is the term used to describe a musical overture made by the performers of spiritual healing traditions in Kelantan, such as Mak Yong and Main Puteri. It is led by a Rebab (spiked fiddle) player to evoke spiritual energy among the musicians, dancers, space and even the audience.

Brought to you by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Gerak Angin, The Malaysian Virtual Arts Festival, organised by Masakini Theatre, Sutra Foundation and Surprise Ventures, will showcase the insightful works of local artists to be enjoyed in the comfort of your home. Gerak Angin represents the healing sentiment and tone of Malaysia’s first Virtual Performing Arts Festival. Having begun on Malaysia Day September 16 2020, Gerak Angin is a thoughtful gift to receive on this special day and 16 days thereafter. It will be a colourful spectacle of Malaysian dance, music and theatre highlights by 17 performing arts companies.

From traditional to contemporary arts, GERAK ANGIN will take your breath away every day until October 2. Enjoy the shows that you had always said you wanted to catch but never quite got round to doing it. For information on all details, gigs, events and featured artistes – visit https://www.gerakangin.com

DPAC: Spectrum: Les fleurs. Les femmes 24-26 September
In this collaboration between soprano Evelyn Toh and jazz pianist Tay Cher Siang, the worlds of jazz and aria collide to celebrate and uncover different facets of womanhood. Tickets for the stage performance www.dpac.com.my / Live Broadcast/ Live Stream https://www.cloudtheatres.com/shows/spectrum-the-boutique-of-dreams . Ticketing Hotline: 03-4065 0001/0002.

KLPac: Cabaret Series: Golden Melody 23-27 September 2020

Long before the rise of K-Pop, Cantopop dominated the music scene in this region. The 80s saw the rise of mega superstars. Singers like Alan Tam, Anita Mui, Danny Chan, Leslie Cheung, Priscilla Chan, Sammi Cheng, Hacken Lee, Grasshopper and many more became household names. For the very first time, the Cabaret Series pays tribute to the Golden Age of Cantopop with its upcoming tribute Golden Melody. Presented by klpac and The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat with the support of MUKA SPACE. Tickets available via online purchase: https://bit.ly/goldenmelody or box office via 03-4047 9000.

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