Moving into July with a selection of what's going on in 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
Chivas XV & W Kuala Lumpur present Stereo Therapy: I Rise We Rise this Saturday 9 July 2022. Glide across the dance floor to silky smooth sounds in a state of reverie during the Moet Grand Day. Disco when the sun's out, house techno after dark. Beats, booze and tons of Chivas XV - the perfect summer line-up. Featuring the sounds of Victor G, Lzzy & RIMKA, Kuma and Mister Rodrigo. 6PM till late. Table packages are available. Brought to you by Chivas XV;
Level 12, Wetdeck / 09/07/2022 / 7PM-12AM / Table reservations only. RSVP: https://wa.me/60123479088
Also this week at W Kuala Lumpur:
WetDeck – Wednesday with Kooler, Thursday with Choobs, Friday with Phil K Lee, Stereo Therapy Saturday, Sunday (5pm) with Kuma. 7Pm onwards.
Woobar – Friday with Bionic (Low & MamDayo & Miss SS) 7.30pm, Saturday with DJ Mie (3pm) / Bionic (7.30pm) and Sunday afternoon with DJ Mie.
Flock – Friday Retox at Dusk – Miss SS.
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.
The Iron Fairies KL Live & Butterfly Room
Questionmark Wednesday at The Iron Fairies KL. With J-Sun, Rasul of House Department & Love International's RaySoo joining forces with host Art Xtreme Media's Biscuit in The Butterfly Room 10 PM onwards, always keep your dancing shoes on.
Continuing the week as well, in the Butterfly Room, Thursday to Sunday with various DJs from the local scene.
Meanwhile, there's live music at The Iron Fairies KL from Wednesdays onwards at the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm.
THE IRON FAIRIES KL is at H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL. Free entry. Call 016-221 3612. Visit https://www.facebook.com/theironfairieskl 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 Karen Nunis. Then, there's Thursday Night with Allan G. Clinton Jerome Chua 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/Thursday/Sunday with Helmee, Friday with Gracie and Saturday with Mickey McLean.
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/
Pisco is turning up the heat with one of the biggest Sunday events to hit Pisco! Pisco in collaboration with Groove Theory proudly brings to you a day of lots of FUN with an incredible line-up of DJs with Sunday Grooves this 10 July 2022.
Taking over both floors, they are bringing out the decks and spicing up the dance floor with 8 different DJs with 8 different styles. It's going to be a whole day fiesta that starts at 4pm.
DJs on the line up - Alam, Axel Groove, DJ Wie, Gasing, Jonnyvicious, Roshan, Shazan and Xes Xes Loveseat. RM50 Tickets are limited and can be purchased online via www.ticket2u.com.my/event/27802/groove-theory-sunday-grooves or at the door.
Earlier on Friday 8 July 2022, it's a Laksa Party with Laksa Records featuring Roshan and Mister Rodrigo. 10.30pm onwards.
Spin Nights on Wednesdays are also a feature at Pisco KL.
On the live front, it goes Latin on Thursday with Tropicalia this 7 July 2022. Latin band featured this time – Asia Connexion. Free entry.
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, dates and booking details.
Bobo KL welcomes this weekend’s featured artist Evelyn Feroza, from Thursday to Saturday 7 to 9 July 2022. Accompanied by Affiq (keys), Marcus Leong (guitar), Dave Katzkniki (bass) and Omar (drums).
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 finger guitarist Hady Afro returning to Bobo KL for the month of July with Guita 'n' Jiwa. Wednesday Jazz as always sees the veteran David Gomes 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 artistes. This weekend - Upbeat Blues & Jazz on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with late night classic rock on Friday and Saturday. Make your reservation today by WhatsApp +6012-5717759.
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 .
On Wednesdays, Ladies grab your Stilettos and strut into Marini’s on 57 and experience the sassiest ladies night in town. 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.
ACE Bangsar, KL
Over at Bangsar's latest luxury members lounge for distinguished individuals: Wednesday there's Alfie Rrari & Karpet Terbanf, Thursday with Daaliah & Irama, Full House Friday with Brown Rice (Lzzy & RIMKA) and Royal Flush Saturday with Nadia & Sezani.
ACE - https://www.facebook.com/AceKualaLumpur/ is located at 18, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL.
Techno Thursday at MVP Bangsar
There's a new Techno Thursday night at MVP Sportsbar & Kitchen. This Thursday featuring Edycted of Technologue on the headline. With DJ Waste of Core Matters and 918.Kissjackpot. Free entry. MVP is at 21A, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL.
Sunday Jam Open House 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 Mr Q, Chinois, Niza Minx, DJK, FM1 & Rohan Phatboy. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/373367234894097 for more details. 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.
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 6689978 for table reservations.
Loop Lounge 180° is located on the 34th flr Pacific Regency Hotel And Suites KL.
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. Featuring this Friday – Daaliah & Kaiza. 9pm onwards.
The Hungry Tapir is at 135, Jalan Petaling, KL. For bookings and reservations visit https://letsumai.com/widget/the-hungry-tapir
Metropolis Social Club at MetaSky this Sunday
Debuting this Sunday, Metropolis Social Club ft Darth $iD & J-Sun. Emerging from their Saturday live streams during the very first MCO two years ago via MscTV, where they showcased underground artistes and collectives in the Asia region, Metropolis Social Club, founded by Gajah Mada Soundsystemz, makes it live on decks this Sunday 5pm onwards with founder Darth $iD (Foulworks) & J-Sun providing house beats at the new Metasky, Malaysia’s first NFT-themed bar and bistro. Free entry. RSVP: +6019- 696 2300.
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. Metasky boasts Malaysia’s first combination dance floor and NFT gallery, with NFTs from content creators on display.
Metasky, Level 13, Hotel Maya, 138, Jalan Ampang, KL
Love is Love this weekend. Friday house with Azran and Shazan. Saturday disco with Roshan. 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 Amrita Soon playing you original songs of her own. On Friday there's Airwave on Fire brings you original pop punk. Saturday with Suehaila with original R&B and soul.
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.
REXKL / The Back Ground
Undercurrent returns to REXKL this 9 July 2022, featuring an incredible line up of your favourite indie artists from Breaking Music, RESORT, The Peachskins, Kyoto Protocol and Midnight Fusic will be there. RM55. Doors open at 7.30pm. Purchase tickets at https://cutt.ly/undercurrent. Visit www.facebook.com/hellorexkl for information. REX KL is at 80, Jalan Sultan, KL.
Live at Jao Tim presents
Live at Jao Tim presents the Julian Chan Quarte this Thursday with a night of saxophone music. With KJ Wong (drums), Grace Leong (piano), Zulhilmy Zulkifli (bass) and guest Isaac Marvin on trumpet.
Live at Jao Tim presents New Music Village Lab this Friday. With Tengku Indra (piano), Anep (bass), Bob Skunjas (drumsr), Anis Kalisa (guitar), Wid Ridzwan (trumpet), and vocalists Tengku Nadhira, Aruel Ariel, Mariam Saim.
Visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information at https://www.jaotim.com.
Jao Tim is at 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
Gēmu Club KL
Gēmu Club on Jalan Kia Peng has 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. Dragonfly Weekly Line Up. Are you ready to party? Friday features DJ Rexx, DJ Sukibaby along with with Kenji and Hades.
Saturday features BATE along with Hades, K3nji and Wiiz. RSVP . +6012-628 9876. Follow their instagram : www.instagram.com/dragonfly.kl.
Dragonfly KL is located at Level 50, Naza Tower, Platinum Park, KLCC, KL.
THE BEE PUBLIKA KL
Live Music Friday with Bello this Friday at The Bee. 8.30pm onwards. 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 Friday's Simmer Down, expect a fine selection of dub, trip-hop, and downtempo beats by Typo D. The on Saturday Resonance is back again with another round of unconventional and off-kilter electronic music, helmed by resident chin-stroker Shtikman.
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.
Pentas 2: 9 – 17 July 2022: Philadelphia, Here I Come! (Theatre). Brian Friel’s Philadelphia, Here I Come premiered at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin on 28th September 1964. It ran on Broadway for 326 performances and earned several Tony Award nominations. The original play, set in the fictional town of Ballybeg, County Donegal, has been adapted for the Malaysian stage by Joe Hasham OAM and takes place in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. It has been staged thrice to critical success – in 1994, 1998, and 2013 – each time to full houses. He revisits this iconic play and brings back some of its original cast members including the beloved Dato’ Dr. Faridah Merican and Patrick Teoh along with all-new cast members.
Pentas 1: 7 - 10 July 2022: Sound of Peace by Imee Ooi 黄慧音 (Music). Well known throughout the Buddhist world for their chanting of sutras and mantras, the affinity that musician and singer Imee Ooi and Kanho Yakushiji share bring them together in a united effort to kickstart a live concert tour in South East Asia, to spread music for world peace. Imee Ooi celebrates 23 years of her music career since her debut in 1999 singing the Heart Sutra (Prajna Paramita) in Sanskrit. Likewise, Kanho Yakushiji, currently a Rinzai monk in Japan, has garnered millions of views on his YouTube channel, popularizing the Heart Sutra (Hannya Shingyo) in Japanese, inspiring many around. Collaborating with Imee Ooi and Kanho Yakushiji in this concert tour will be JSJG, the Man’s Dharma Vocal Group formed by Imee in 2016, dedicated to serving the Dharma through singing.
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.
Nero Event Space: 6 July 2022. Far East Sounds - a unique concert that fuses music with the natural soundscape of South East Asia. An interactive video projects the richness and biodiverse sounds from ancient rainforests from Borneo and West Malaysia, prompting musical dialogues with an ensemble led by pianist Foo Mei Yi, and draws the audience into a realm filled with wild resonances. Featured performers and composers: Foo Mei Yi, Yii Kah Hoe, Jack Body, Dai Fujikura, Tan Su Yin, Lou Harrison, Unsuk Chin, Wayan Yudane, Evan Ziporyn.
Nero Event Space: 8 July 2022. Angie Leong; The Most Beautiful Self Charity Concert in conjunction with her album release.
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.
Classical music this 9 July 2022. Quintet presented by Elaine Yu. Features Lee Chun Howe (oboe), Lawrence Fong Yee Seong (clarinet), Grzegorz Curyla (french horn), Alexander Lenkov (bassoon), Lydia Oh (piano). Performing music by Mozart and Beethoven.
Visit DPAC at https://www.dpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/damansaraDPAC to find out more on what's coming up and for ticketing information.
Crackhouse Comedy Club
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 https://crackhousecomedy.asia or via Peatix.com or save RM5 Whatsapp (save RM5) https://wa.me/message/FS5HRNGZYNAVK1 for tickets.
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.