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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 4 May 2022

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide 4 May 2022

Moving into May and into endemicity, arts, theatre, comedy, live music, DJ nights are ON this weekend. DJs, producers, musicians, artistes also continue from their private desktops, homes and studios of KL. 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

Live music at Crane KL to accompany your eats and drinks in the heart of Chinatown KL. Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Crane KL welcomes everyone to their scenic restaurant and 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: Wednesday Night with Kirana Kay, Thursday Night with Beza, Friday Night with Jo, Saturday Night with Russell Curtis, plus Sunday Chill and Jive from noon with Jerome Christopher and Claire Chew.

On decks UP-stairs from 9pm onwards: Wednesday Red Stilettos with J-Sun, Thursday X Network with Howie Lee, Friday and Saturday with DJ Mie and Sunday with Julie.

All-day dining begins at noon and closes at 12 midnight with the last order at 11.30pm. A breakfast menu will be offered on Sundays. Up-Stairs cocktail bar opens Tues-Sunday from 4.00pm to 12.00 midnight with 1+1 on Cocktails from 4pm to 9pm Wed & Thur. Bookings available +6012-209 7057 / +6013-218 5712. Visit / /


Live at W Kuala Lumpur

W Kuala Lumpur presents this Friday: Friday Tribe with Alam and Victor G. A night dedicated to big tribal afro beats laced with the freshest house and electronic grooves with tons of attitude. Percussions play a strong role in this catchy genre that will definitely have you grooving. With Ohrwurm's Alam and W Music Curator Victor G grooving the evening and night from 7pm to midnight. Table reservations only. RSVP here:

Elsewhere at W Kuala Lumpur for the week:

WetDeck (12th Flr) - Thursday with Choobs, Friday Tribe, Saturday with Victor G, Sunday with Kuma. 7Pm onwards (Sunday 5pm).

Woobar (8th Flr) – Friday afternoon with Victor G, Saturday and Sunday afternoon with DJ Mie. 3pm-6pm.

RSVP/Table reservations required *Minimum spend entry applies. For RSVP call +6012-347 9088.  email: / W:



ROZZ and Poovaa will be right here waiting for you at Bobo KL when they reopen after the Raya celebrations; from 5 to 7 May 2022 with a program entitled “Duets”…! With Ee Jeng on keys, Derrick Seow on drums Dean Sim on guitar and Dave Tebari on bass.

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 Double Aze (guitarist and singer) and Wednesdays with David Gomes on piano and vocals, while Sundays see Eddie Zachariah on piano 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 beginning this weekend, opening with a double bill on Friday 6 May 2022. Putrabumi brings you original Malaysiana rock at the live bar, with singer songwriter Kirsten Long providing support earlier in the evening.

Also, next Tuesday, Brian Gomez will bring you original folk, along with open mic guests.

Doors open 8pm. Check out their website at for information, ticketing/entry/reservation details. Tickets RM30 pre book / RM40 door. Tickets at Member reservations: +6018-661 4553. More information Merdekarya is located at 352 1st Flr, Jalan 5/57, Petaling Garden, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.



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. Their resident boogie master Lionel Rizki will take things slow for the first night Friday 6 May 2022 - Simmer Down, and then they bring the tempo up again on Saturday 7 May 2022. with electronic series Resonance featuring the return of Shtikman. Fono KL is at the Zhong Shan, Jln Kampung Attap, KL. For more information visit and their Instagram page. We will also revert to our original hours - from 9 PM to 1 AM. We’re increasing the capacity of our venue and will allow walk-ins BUT subject to availability. They recommend you make a reservation via Instagram DM to secure your spot for the night.


REXKL / The Back Ground

Bad Habits in Petaling Street at REXKL with Always Saturday. Bad Habits KL returns to REXKL this 7 May 2022 with an all out art extravaganza! Stroke your chin to the mesmerising visual delights of their special guests: motion artists at Always Saturdays always and move your hips to the beat of your favourite indie selectors. 9pm till late. Entry is free but limited and SOP compliant, so make sure you come early to avoid disappointment. REX KL is at 80, Jalan Sultan, KL. Visit for information.


Pisco Bar KL

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.


Live at Jao Tim

Eddie Wen & Friends - Jazz Up Mando-Pop, 6 May 2022, 9pm onwards. With Timothy on bass, Han Yun on guitar, vocalist Stephanie Lee, Lee Peng on keys and drummer Terence. Purchase tickets and for more information at Jao Tim is at 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL


The Iron Fairies KL Live

Live at The Iron Fairies KL every Friday and Saturday from the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm. Friday with Jason and Saturday with Stan Konexxion. 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.


Streaming Live, Online Radio Shows/Podcasts

EVOLUTION Radioshow with Yusef Kifah Online

Celebrating 41 months of EVOLUTION, Yusef plays some of the best Trance, Hard Trance and Hard Dance music in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Depicting the vibrancy and diversity of our Malaysian electronic music scene, let's come together in evolution, energy & euphoria with this exclusive set. Watch on . "Evolution, Energy, Euphoria" are Yusef Kifah's 3 main sounds prospects; his show captures the hearts of trance lovers with his enthralling sound of Trance, Hard Trance & Hard Dance featuring renowned local and international guest DJs every month airing on the first day of each for more than three years now.


Biscuit every Saturday and Tuesday on Essential Clubbers UK

The Sweatbox and Art Xtreme Media's honcho DJ Biscuit features on two live radio/streaming shows weekly on Essential Clubbers Radio, a UK-based, worldwide spreading electronic music station, playing underground house and techno and everything in between representing for The Sweatbox collective, who sometimes join her on the airwaves. Essential Clubbers Radio has seen a fast paced growth in the past months, having gathered over 100 Djs from all over the world under the station's umbrella, playing various genres of electronic music to a worldwide audience.

Saturday Pajama Show Edition from 2pm to 5pm Malaysia Time/ 7am to 9am GMT closing up the ECR Frantic Fridays and welcoming the Saturday Smash line up. The Saturday show is geared around deeper, minimalistic sounds.

Tuesdays from 3pm - 5pm Malaysia Time / 8am to 10am BSTs. It's Underground Takeover for Tuesdays, playing you drum'n'bass right through to techno.

First Thursdays of each month also see the monthly drum'n'bass Damage. Biscuit will be on air 2pm Malaysia Time.

Available to listen on Zeno Radio App/ TuneIn Radio app or the website or visit or for details and information.


SaturdaySelects On Air

A weekly broadcast of radio shows and live streaming sessions (mostly radio during this period) 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. SaturdaySelects is helmed by Roshan. Shows include the weekly SaturdaySelects and fortnightly Spectrum Radio.

Check out SaturdaySelects for links, days of broadcast, timing details and more information.

All their previous SaturdaySelects On Air Livestream shows are available for public streaming. Catch up on live streams you might have missed and tune in to it at your own leisure. Check out and for details and playlists and music.


Gerard Singh Live Online

If you miss watching live performances at your favourite bar/club as much as a musician, singer-songwriter Gerard Singh misses performing, you can join him on SESSIONS LIVE Livestream where he performs covers, requests and his own originals. Visit him on Facebook to find out when he's on. You can subscribe to him via / /


Raggy Singh Live Online

Well-crafted songs, iconic classics and originals. Visit his Live music stream and enjoy a repertoire he's gathered over 40 years of performing. He'll tell you some stories that's for sure, as he performs daily at 11pm. The link will show his schedule in your local time. You can subscribe to him via


J-Sun In The House – 20 Year Mixes

Welcome to the House of J-Sun. From his Mixcloud page at J-Sun provides a regular soundtrack of underground dance music garnered from his 20 years of Djing in the KL scene and a lifetime of music collecting. Hitting My J-Sun 31 this week with a recorded set live from Crane KL last week. Visit for details of new mixes.


HITZXCELERATE with Simon Lee & Alvin every Saturday on HITZ

Prepare to go on a journey of sensational electronic dance music as Simon Lee & Alvin take on a new show HITZXcelerate on HITZ Malaysia's #1 Hit Station, going non-stop in the mix with the biggest dance tunes in Malaysia every Saturday 11pm. Also, for the first time ever, they'll be on the radio in Sabah and Sarawak! Visit and also for more music from the duo.


Loops Collective - Drum'n'Bass and Jungle Sessions

Malaysia's provider of drum'n'bass and jungle for over two decades, Loops Collective, fronted and founded by DJ Low, provides a slew of new sessions on Mixcloud from purveyors both local and international for their drum'n'bass friends both local and global.

Check out and for more music from the likes of Azpect, DJ SUV, Calculon, Roy Green & Protone, Javabass Soundsystem, Lucy Stoner, Kay C, DJ Low, Magenta, Duster, Thierry D, Resinate, Emisz, Dead Zodiac, DJ Roo, Sick Nimpson, Mac, Nujita, Spiral Zed and many more. More music and information at and


Chemistry Recordings and House of Chemistry Malaysia Mixcloud Mix Sessions

Malaysia's HOC House of Chemistry and Chemistry Recordings provides a selection of new sessions from their Mixcloud. Do listen via

With mixes from Low & MamaDayo, MODEC, Nyl, Low&MamDayo, Slutski, Leo Lang, CTK, Miss SS, Alan Tand, Terence C, J-Sun, Moto, James Lealand, Haroldos, Radio Revolution, Rainbow High, Hebbo and more.

More music and information from and


Stellar Radio with Boris Foong and Ramsey Westwood

Stellar Radio takes a break for the time being. Meanwhile, the official Stellar Radio Website gives you exclusive news about Stellar Radio and trance, progressive, EDM, hardstyle dance music from their studio. You can also catch them at Listen to previous week's episodes in audio at or visit for more details and news.


FM1 Live on Twitch Saturday/Sunday

FM1 will be on Twitch Live from 3pm to 5pm Saturday and Sunday with various dance genres for your late afternoon home party listen. He's looking forward to entertaining and seeing you all again so please give him some support by logging in to


Beatmilitia Frequency Radio Show

KL-based house techno collective Beatmilitia takes a break. You can, meanwhile, head to or for details and more music from the collective. Stay tuned with them on their Mixcloud page for news of more episodes. You can listen to the 43 shows to date on their roll cast - Funkayrol, Nazarud, EJ Missy, Roshan, Nazreth, Erin Khan, Mahiya, Adib, Ta5sh, Joey G, Also Ken, Jeneral Kai aka Gabriel, Biscuit, Ekanan, Kuma, J-Sun, Shammui, Rhina, Autul, Buddha's Mind Trick, ANRK, Odd b2b Obadius, Yorri, DJ Mie, Phil K Lee, Robin, Discfunktion, Bryan Burger, Aldrin, Kumaraza, DJ Bernie, Lilly Pitta, Tim, Alam, Tommy Cham, Oliver Osborne, Jason Voon, MODEC, Judge Jegg, Jalelo, Special K, Toshen, Grey Stick.



Kuala Lumpur Electronic Music Collective Voidrealm have been on a weekly podcast trail for months now on Soundcloud, with previous casts featuring the likes of Polygonia, Nazreth, ADUTI, Autul, Odd, Halim Ardie, Kubika, Jota Karloza, Alam, Funkayrol, Ody Dozz, Otherkind, Versailles, Mawiewowie, Edward Bei, JonnyVicious, Alinep, Kuma, Greystick, Amber H, Rui Tang, Apsara and more. You can visit Voidrealm's Soundcloud page for timing links, new streams, more information and updates. Also at and for their mix release.


Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds

Kuala Lumpur's Lost In A Daydream Summer Sounds weekly mixtape show that will showcase all talents and W Kuala Lumpur resident's music mix tapes for you to enjoy in support of digital content for music. With mixes from the likes of Victor G, Roshan, Phil K. Lee, LFS, Robotron5000, Meliha, Zaskar, Josh Butler, Choobs, Victor Trixter, Ben Rau, Terence C, Miss SS, Sivanesh.

There's also Radio Therapy Sessions, from the likes of Apsara, Anja Schneider, Jungle Jerry, Alam, Damian Saint. Check out for music details.


Live Comedy, Arts, Classical

Crackhouse Comedy Club Live and Fully Vaccinated

Crackhouse Comedy Club live with Hybrid (Live and Zoom Pass Options) comedy shows for you.

Weekend Headliners features The Art of Anger by Keren Bala Devan this 6 & 7 May 2022. Watch as Keren Bala Devan rant about everything while making you laugh as he channels his inner agony Uncle energy.

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.



Pentas 2: A Night with Beethoven (7 May 2022). A Chamber Concert featuring music from legendary composer Ludwig V Beethoven’s early years in Vienna. A Night with Beethoven will be performed by distinguished musicians Jiwon Kim (Violin), Caleb Wright (Viola), Dylan Lee (Cello), Naohisa Furusawa (Double Bass), Chris Bosco (Clarinet), Alexandar Lenkov (Bassoon) and Grzegorz Curyla (French Horn).

KLPac are also currently featuring a lot of WFH (Watch From Home) shows streaming programmes from recent shows that were staged at KLPac. 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 MKN SOP applies.

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