January continues with a selection of what's going on in clubs, DJ nights and electronica across the Klang Valley this week ahead. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy.
W Kuala Lumpur
We Love House this Saturday 14 January 2023 featuring Groovedoctor, Victor G and Alam. The monthly house special pays homage to house and disco classics featuring Malaysia's “godfather of house” the Groovedoctor making a special guest appearance. An evening that is no doubt set to move your mind, body and soul.
WETDeck, Level 12. 14/01/23. 7PM till late. RSVP Here: https://wa.me/60123479088
Weekly offerings at W Kuala Lumpur's Wetdeck and Woobar:
WET Deck 12th Floor – Wednesday with Random KID, Thursday with The Choobs, Friday with Victor Trixter, Saturday We Love House, Sunday with Kuma, Monday with Adrian G, and Tuesday with Kuma. 7pm onwards (5pm Sunday). Table reservations only. RSVP with them here: https://wa.me/60123479088.
Woobar 8th Floor – Bionic (Low & MamDayo & Miss SS) 7.30pm, Saturday and Sunday afternoon with DJ Mie (3pm).
RSVP Required *Minimum spend entry applies. For RSVP call +60-12-347 9088 W: https://bit.ly/WKLWOOBARRSVP
Flock 8th Floor – Friday Fete 6.30pm accompanied by LFS. Sunday Brunch 12noon accompanied by LFS & Magicians. RSVP for with them here: https://wa.me/60123479088
W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, KL
Play For Passion 13-15 January 2023
Play for Passion Weekend Takeover and Capricorn Birthday Bash at Puteh Beach Bar, Kuantan this weekend. Play For Passion continues its weekly return and heads out to the East Coast this weekend continuing to seek to promote the various genres/sub-genres of non-mainstream electronic music, primarily house, techno, tech house and drum'n'bass. Follow them at https://www.facebook.com/playforpassion.my/. This weekend's special features Alex Martin, Calvin Clarke (percussions), Chris Aruel, Kumaraza, Traveller 3468, Apak, aReel, Classick Starr, CTK, Dimensions, DJK, DJ Nap, Fir Khan, Izmir, Nazarud, Rasul, Reuben Valentine, Rina Ho, Ritual and Trevor. Book your tables now at +6017-774 1097
Puteh Beach Bar, Adena Beach Resort, Lot 1260, Kuantan, Pahang
ACE Bangsar, KL
Questionmark this Wednesday (tonight) at ACE brings you Slick Z (Jom Layan Records, Penang) joining Hong and Also Ken for a mid week night of house, deep house and tech house in the middle of Bangsar. It's free entry. 10pm.
This Saturday, it's Soulfuel 14/1. They are excited to announce our latest theme night, SoulFuel at ACE. On this first edition for 2023 they have Love International head honcho Ray Soo, joined by Kaiza and Roshan (SaturdaySelects) bringing you house, soulful house and disco music for the night. RM30 after 10pm
Thursday there's Ladies Night with Funkayrol and RJ. And Friday there's Full House.
For bookings and more information visit https://www.facebook.com/AceKualaLumpur/ / https://linktr.ee/acekualalumpur . Table reservations are open +6012-988 2935.
ACE, 18, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL
It's the first drum'n'bass in KL for 2023 as All Things Drum'n'Bass kicks off the year this coming Friday 13 January 2023, 8pm till midnight. DJ Low, MA85 and Mac, with special guest Verbalius joining them for the night. Free entry.
Check out Rust KL at https://www.facebook.com/Rusttt.KL for what's going on musically across the week. Music offered ranges from old school hip hop to house, drum'n'bass, techno to reggae and dub.
RUST KL, 115, Jalan Petaling, KL
Music beats at Crane KL to accompany your eats, drinks and cocktails in the heart of Chinatown KL.
Upstairs @ Crane KL: 10pm onwards. Wednesday Ladies Night Out with Dan $hiv and also on Friday. Saturday features Coco rolling in with house and more.
All-day dining begins at noon (Sunday 10am) and closes at midnight with the last order at 11.30pm. A breakfast menu will be offered on Sundays. Upstairs cocktail bar opens Tues-Sunday from 4pm with 1+1 on Cocktails from 4pm to 9pm Wed & Thur. Bookings available +6012-209 7057 / +6013-218 5712. Visit http://cranekl.com/ / https://www.facebook.com/CraneKL / https://www.instagram.com/thecrane_kl/
Crane KL, 78, Jalan Sultan, KL
The Iron Fairies KL
Wednesday sees Undergroove on decks with house and techno in the Butterfly Room.
There's also Thursday R&B and hip hop with Musher.
This Friday, Love International's Ray Soo in the Butterfly Room with house and techno, and MyMax downstairs with R&B and hip hop.
On Saturday, Otherkind takes over the Butterfly Room for more house and techno, with DJ Ayanna downstairs for R&B and hip hop.
With more deep underground techno and house sounds on Sunday featuring Eugene.
For reservations call +6016-221 3612. Visit https://www.facebook.com/theironfairieskl for more information and who's performing.
THE IRON FAIRIES KL, H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Pisco Presents The Bunker this Friday 13 January 2023. A new monthly event at Pisco KL. The Bunker, focuses on a variety of genres ~ a night fuelled with breaks, garage, techno, bass and house. For the first instalment, they have a banging lineup joining them – BB Bulan (Intermission), Joey G (Love International), Also Ken (My Connected), Danial Johan (Oost Groningen) and Mister Rodrigo (Laksa Records). 11pm. RM30 cover.
There is also Saturday Special with JonnyVicious and friends this 14 January 2023 to look forward to.
Spin Nights on Wednesdays 5pm onwards are also a weekly feature at Pisco 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.
Pisco KL, 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL
Wednesday Ladies Night features Royals with hip hop and R&B music by Ashes.
Friday there's Kirstie Maximumas she brings you some disco and house.
Saturday Kino plays you hip hop and R&B. 6pm onwards.
For reservation DM https://www.instagram.com/_xo_kl_/ https://www.facebook.com/xochinatown or call +6011-3321 7299.
XO, 5, Jalan Balai Polis, Chinatown, KL
For some proper late-night shenanigans, look no further than Concubine KL. New year, new reason get your dancing shoes on and boogie the night away with hip hop and R&B this Friday with MJ and this Saturday with Nahsyk.
For bookings and information: https://www.facebook.com/concubinekl / https://www.instagram.com/concubine_kl/
Concubine, 2, Lorong Panggung, Chinatown, KL
MARINI’s on 57
It’s Playdate on 57 at Marini's On 57 - a Thursday night that sets the tone for the weekend. Splendid views of the majestic KL skyline, delightful drinks and vibes to accompany the wonderful sounds of DJ MISS SS and resident DJ Timmy. 8Pm onwards. Contact them at +603-2386 6030 or email email@example.com.
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 presents Venerdi at 57 Fridays. Ladies don the style of Venus and don't forget to crown yourself with a laurel heath. And to the men, be the Emperor to the Empress. Party starts 9pm onwards. Music (open format and Top 40) by Nexto.
Marini's on 57, Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, KLCC, KL
KUNA ROOFTOP KL
Kuna Rooftop KL at TREC kicks off weekends this New Year. This Fridays features Alam (Ohrwurm). Saturday with Brown Rice (LZZY and RIMKA) and Sunday with Juia Deychuk.
For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/kunaTREC
HG07, The Hive, TREC, 435 Jalan Tun Razak, 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 there's usually Friday Fiesta and Saturday Sessions. Visit https://www.facebook.com/cheongsomm / https://www.instagram.com/cheongsomm_kl/ for information.
Cheong Somm, REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL
Simply Retro by Tin Box
Have you checked out Simply Retro by Tin Box outlet at TREC KL? Unwind and pay homage to the past with classic hits such as Don't Stop Believin, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun and many more! Come on over and boogie with us as Simply Retro by Tin Box takes you on a musical journey back to when mirror balls ruled the dance floor. Playing you the classics Wednesday through Saturday with Jason Martin Experience on Wednesday, Jazzie Jay on Thursday, Francis K on Friday and Bernie on Saturday playing you the classics. Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed. Reservations: https://tinbox.my/.
Simply Retro, H-G-02, HIVE, TREC 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
RED ROOM at TREC
Red Room is an extraordinary boutique club located in TREC KL, with a Brooklyn New York street vibe. Music offerings for the week:
Wednesday TredLight with music by Ash & L, hyped by Lil J.
Thursday Take Off Afrobeats with MCHL & Ghost, hyped by Kazuki Vybez. Free drinks for ladies till 2am.
Red Fridays with music by Nahsyk & Exclusive Pete, hyped by Ginggyboi.
Saturday with music by Biiz and DJFreazz.
WhatsApp +6011-6061 1629 for reservations. Five girls in a group get a free bottleof vodka. Applicable Wednesdays to Sundays. Visit https://www.facebook.com/redroommy / https://www.instagram.com/redroommy/ for information and reservation details.
RED ROOM, Electric Boulevard, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
After Dark Social Club
What better time than this Friday and Saturday to catch up with Leonard Sinclair on Friday and DJ Smiles on Saturday as they provide the vibes and beats. For table/group bookings call +603-2201 9699.
After Dark Social Club, T-225A&B, 3rd Floor, The Gardens Mall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, KL
Latin dances with Jinggo Bilboa
Weekly Wednesdays and Sundays (9pm) at V's Lounge, Thursdays (7pm) at Sky Lounge, with DJ Jinggo Bilboa playing anything from salsa, bachata, kizomba to urban and Afro beats. Text/Whatsapp +6017-236 0820 / +6017-359 1669 for enquiry.
V's Lounge (above Zenzero Restaurant), Level M1, Amplewest Building, Jalan Puncak, off Jalan P. Ramlee, KL. / Sky Lounge, Level 6, Nu Sentral, KL / Road Bar SS2, 145-1, Jalan SS2/24, 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: Wednesday Metababes with DJ MIRs and Zyphers. Thursday with Senz. Friday Frolic with SEXLANE and Castelo. Saturday Token presents Lollipop with DJ MK, Mocx and Senz.
Metasky is open 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. Visit https://www.instagram.com/metaskykl/ /
Metasky, Level 13, Hotel Maya, 138, Jalan Ampang, KL
Mantra Bar KL
Rooftop Lounge at Bangsar Village 2.
Wednesday Girl Power Ladies Night with Julia and Coco. Enjoy 2 for 1 deals on selected drinks all night long.
Future Fridays with CToo and Naufal on deck duties this week.
Saturday Serious Beats with Phil K Lee.
Visit www.MantraBarKL.com / https://www.instagram.com/mantrabarkl/ for information, happenings and reservations or alternatively WhatsApp their reservations team at +6017-344 8299.
Mantra Bar KL, Bangsar Village 2, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, KL
dwp Bar KL
Come up to their First Floor Wine Lounge from 9pm onwards and start your Saturday nights. With Hot Soup featuring Eddy Mino and DJ Green this weekend. Bring your friends over and reserve a table to start your weekend. Online store: https://dwpkl.com RSVN: +6012-240 2616 / +6012-273 9842. WeChat: dwpbarkl
dwp Bar KL, Unit G-2, Ground Floor, KL Trillion, No. 338, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
There are Ikigai Ladies on Wednesday. Complimentary entry and drinks for ladies until 1am. Reverb Thursday, Boombox Friday, Saturday Fresh, and Sunday Off The Hook with some Afro thrown in. 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, Mandarin Oriental, Basement Level 3, KLCC, KL
Straight Outta Maristar. Come move and groove to the best of R&B, hip hop and new era dance music at Maristar this Wednesday. The party starts 10pm onwards with DJ Ruckes on the decks. Big Bang every Friday with Top 40 and dance music by DJ Ruckes. Stardust Ladies Night at Marista every Thursday. Music by Nexto. The party starts at 9pm onwards. Guests can call +603-2386 6030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a table.
Maristar, The Starhill, LG02, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL
The X, Bangsar
Stiletto Saturday Ladies Night this Saturday at this long established Bangsar joint. There's also Xscape Friday with R&B and hip hop music. Visit https://www.facebook.com/thexbangsar
67G, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL
This week they've got Radz, Luqe, MC Kayscza for Drip Thursday. DJ Alexandra, Qu3kid, K3nji, Hezron on Friday. Saturday with Qu3kid, K3nji and Hezron. Follow their Instagram/facebook pages: www.instagram.com/dragonfly.kl / https://www.facebook.com/DragonflyKualaLumpur for information and reservations.
Dragonfly KL, Level 50, Naza Tower, Platinum Park, KLCC, KL
Visuals Jalan Gasing, PJ
Over the week at Visuals: Tuesdays: Total Rewind: Euro 80s and New Wave music by DJ Rain to chill and unwind. Wednesdays: Ladies Night with DJ Rain and Hawk. Mambo Jambo type music. Thursdays: Bad and Boujee with DJ Rain and Prinze and old skool / nu skool hip hop and R&B. Fridays: Let's Get Groovy with Rain and VDJ Alfred. Hits from the 70s to 2010. Saturdays: Notty by Nature with Rain and De Rajj. Hip hop and R&B from the 80s to 2010. Sundays: Mambo Jambo style retro with DJ Kash. Visit https://www.facebook.com/visualsbarrestaurant. For Reservations DM or WhatsApp us +6012 686 6938.
Visuals, 125a, 1st Flr, Jalan Gasing, Section 10, 46200, PJ
Music curation and DIY multipurpose space. Only open during events, please refer to their
monthly flyer or “upcoming” highlights at https://www.facebook.com/fono.kl and their Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/fono.kl/.
This Friday they’re hosting another visiting DJ - Mr. Ho (Klasse Wrecks), who currently holds a quarterly residency at Tresor Berlin and a monthly residency at Mihn Hong Kong. Saturday they're introducing a new night - Daydream Nation - a night for all things indie, alt-rock, and post-punk.
Opening hours 9PM to 1AM. Cover charges apply. They recommend you make a reservation via Instagram DM to secure your spot for the night.
Fono KL, Zhong Shan, Jalan Kampung Attap, KL
Out with the old, in with the new. The second weekend of the year with the Spark KL residents at TREC. Thursday with DJs Julian and Def. Friday sees The Leng Sisters, together with Vgene and Mizz Kiya. Saturday with Blink, Hypeembeats, Thesim and Ken Fung. For reservations, please Call/WhatsApp +6010-303 8800. Visit them at https://www.facebook.com/sparkclubkl / https://www.instagram.com/sparkclubkl/
SPARK KL, 436, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Heading up the highlands to Genting? With 35,000 square feet of space, and 6,000ft in the clouds, Zouk Genting is set to revolutionise the country’s nightlife scene by housing five distinctive destination zones under one roof. Together, Empire, Zouk Club, RedTail by Zouk, RedTail Karaoke and FUHU, a brand new vibe dining concept, will allow patrons to enjoy endless luxury in an array of ambiences in one ideal location above the clouds. This Saturday at Empire – Luqe and Radz. Over at RedTail – resident DJ Neil plays Wednesdays to Fridays. Visit https://zoukgroup.com/zouk-malaysia/ for more information or https://book.rwgenting.com/member2/OtherApp/ZoukStep1.aspx for ticketing information.
ZOUK Atrium, SkyAvenue, Genting Highlands Resorts, Genting Highlands
Gēmu Club KL
Check out https://www.instagram.com/gemuclubkl/ / https://www.facebook.com/gemuclubkl for information and party nights. For RSVP or more info contact them at +6011-2639 5797 / +6012-328 7615. Please be mindful of RTK Test SOPs and be well prepared AND early.
Gēmu, 1, Jalan Kia Peng, KL
PLAY@LIVE (previously PLAY Club and BAE Club) brings you an immersive, trendy and electrifying nightlife clubbing experience. This week: Thursday with Hustlur, Friday with Suicide J, Keith Minz and Wiiz, supported by Derrickss. Saturday with Slvrz, Linz and Wiiz, supported by Derrickss. 9PM Till Late. For more information and table bookings: +6019-300 9309. Chat with them https://wa.me/message/LFEZPDQQ36SCK1
PLAY @ LIVE, Sky Level, 1, First Avenue, Bandar Utama, PJ