December 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. It's an extended Christmas Weekend for all. A Very Merry Christmas from all of us at The City List KL.
Euphoria present Andrew Rayel Find Your Harmony Live at Zepp KL 23 December 2022
Trance legend Andrew Rayel announces return to Kuala Lumpur at Zepp KL
And now, on with the Xmas weekend parties:
It's A Crane Christmas weekend with some special editions of KL night parties Sweatbox (Xmas Day), VOOP on Xmas Eve and Play For Passion (Xmas Day) bringing you some Christmas Cheer this weekend at Crane KL in Chinatown KL together with the rest of the Crane weekend.
Xmas Eve (Saturday) at the Hall, Crane KL there's a Christmas Techno all nighter in store with DJ Kuma presiding and Autul on early support.
On Xmas Sunday Upstairs, there will be Play For Passion continuing its weekly Sunday return from 4pm. Initiated by a small group of DJ/Producers, nurtured by P4P's large pool of underground talents, it had been a fair few years since their Sunday events featured on a regular basis, seeking to promote the various genres/sub-genres of non-mainstream electronic music, primarily house, techno, tech house and drum'n'bass. Now they're back weekly on Sundays in Chinatown KL. Follow them at https://www.facebook.com/playforpassion.my/. Play for Passion this Sunday's music on the evening / night to be provided by Aisha Wilkinson, Ariff, Emiri, Groovefunkk, Isma, Izmir, Phil K, Ron and White Crane.
Downstairs at the Hall on Xmas Day, a special Xmas Sweatbox Edition. Brought to you by Art Xtreme Media, Sweatbox residents Djs Biscuit, Meliha, RIMKA and Obadius bring you more Xmas cheer from 10pm onwards.
Starting the weekend off at the Hall, Crane, Friday night 11pm onwards sees a special return of the Reincarnation trance night that used to ply the Bangsar circuit. Disturbance makes its re-appearance featuring Djs Phil K Lee, Ron, Arief, aReel, Izmir and Suhan.
Upstairs @ Crane KL: 10pm onwards. Wednesdays with Kirstie Maximus bringing you open format music with Clubland KL. This Wednesday with music by L. This Friday sees Kuma upstairs promising you some house grooves for the night. Saturday sees DJK rolling the Xmas Eve countdown 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
W Kuala Lumpur
Social Sunday Xmas Special this Sunday featuring Kuma, Omar, Adib and Hong, with Calvin Clarke on percussions. Merry Christmas! Start your Christmas Day in the chillest way possible by lazing around the pool with good company, yummy food and of course, good tunes. Mingle, laugh and even dip into the pool in the heart of KL City with epic views of the Twin Towers at the hottest spot in town.
WETDECK, Level 12. 25/12/22 3PM till late. RSVP Here: https://wa.me/60123479088
Weekly offerings this week at W Kuala Lumpur's Wetdeck and Woobar:
WET Deck 12th Floor – Wednesday with Kooler, Thursday with The Choobs, Friday with Dora and RIMKA, Saturday Xmas Eve with Victor Trixter and Zaskar, Social Sunday Xmas, Monday with Adrian G, Tuesday with Kuma. 7Pm onwards. Table reservations only. RSVP with them here: https://wa.me/60123479088.
Woobar 8th Floor – Friday with DJ Mie (3pm), Bionic (Low & MamDayo & Miss SS) 7.30pm, Saturday with DJ Mie (3pm) and Sunday afternoon with DJ Mie.
RSVP Required *Minimum spend entry applies. For RSVP call +60-12-347 9088 W: https://bit.ly/WKLWOOBARRSVP
W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, KL
The Iron Fairies KL
This Friday, our homeboy Alam comes in loud and hot with guest, A Friend of Marcus, to crank up the volume with decades of influences from the house and techno spectrum. Get ready to get lost in the Butterfly Room.
This Saturday Xmas Eve it's all set for a Fairy Xmas at The Iron Fairies K with The Siblings (Live on the Fairy Stage), Joey G ft Teera Oliviae (house and techno in the Butterfly Room) and DJ Ayanna (Urban Flava downstairs).
Wednesday sees Funkayrol ft special guest take to the decks in the Butterfly Room. There's also Thursday R&B with Musher, and more deep underground techno and house sounds on Sunday featuring Julia Deychuk.
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
ACE Bangsar, KL
Questionmark returns to Ace Kuala Lumpur this Wednesday with a dose of experimental sounds of the house, leftfield and garage variety, provided to you by Coco, Afaro and J-Sun aka White Crane. One edition not to be missed and as always, expect the unexpected from 10 PM till late. Free entry. Do come early to enjoy there in house cocktails.
Spicy Riddim Night Thursday makes its fortnightly Ace appearance. As we head into Xmas and the New Year, the final Spicy Riddim Club show of 2022 will feature a very special back to back session all night with Naufal and Roshan. Free entry and Ladies Night special free flow for ladies from 9pm – 11pm.
On Friday, it's the Powerpuff Christmas Parade - Jonnyvicious, LZZY & RIMKA taking over for the night. Free entry.
Dance Therapy is back featuring an Xmas Eve Specials this Saturday. This time in stronger spirit, they have beautiful people James Selva and Julia Deychuk alongside Roshan to serve you warm tunessss to celebrate together. This Saturday. So block your calendars. Free entry.
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
The festive season is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with a little party? Bringing you a very special Xmas Day (Sunday) edition of Groove Theory and they've got some very special guests joining them on the decks. Coming in all the way from the land of love, wine and croissants is Boycott Party head honcho Saint Cyr (https://www.instagram.com/saintcyrrr/), as well as Shazan, alongside Groove Theory residents Axel Groove and Roshan. Tickets at RM50 are available at the door from 9pm onwards.
Kicking off the weekend on Friday, Yes it’s that time again ~ Laksa Party returns to Pisco KL with a heavy lineup joining the laksa boys. It's Julia Deychuk, Naufal, Mister Rodrigo and Roshan taking you on a musical journey of local delights, served fresh – South East Asia to the world. Doors open at 11pm. RM30 cover, come through.
Pisco Presents Victor Trixter this Saturday with more house goodies from the Soul Amazing.
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
Christmas Eve with Art Xtreme Media/Sweatbox's DJ Biscuit all night. Check in to one of the latest to open up in KL. And they've got house and electronic music to accompany bespoke cocktails and eats being offered for your pleasure and taste buds right beside the Heritage Row in KL. KL opens Tuesday to Sunday 6pm till late. For reservations contact/DM them at https://www.facebook.com/fubar.kl or +6011-1282 6975.
FUBAR KL, 12, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 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 week: Friday Fiesta with Mickey McLean for some house music from 8pm. Saturday Sessions Christmas Eve with Hazardious this weekend.
Cheong Somm, REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL
There's a new outlet in Chinatown. Wednesday Ladies Night features Royals with hip hop and R&B music by Luqe and Radz. Friday there's XO Litmas with Nahzyk and Cza with R&B and hip hop. Saturday with hip hop and R&B with Naufal. 6pm onwards. For reservation DM (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. This Friday Roshan and Odd for some hip hop, house and disco and this Saturday Xmas Eve Oddjob for some funk and disco.
For bookings and information: https://www.facebook.com/concubinekl
Concubine, 2, Lorong Panggung, Chinatown, KL
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 Ladies Night with MIRs, LIL J and Senz. Thursday Lapse Collective presents BORNINARIES. Friday Frolic with SEXLANE, Senz & MC Castelo. Saturday with Misterariffin, MOCX and MC Lutz. Sunday with Senz.
Metasky is open from 5 pm to 3 am, with a combination of western cuisine and local favourites menu and exquisite decor and soundsystem to wind down after a long day.
Metasky, Level 13, Hotel Maya, 138, Jalan Ampang, KL
Mantra Bar KL
Spend Xmas Eve this Saturday with them as they have a special night of festivities planned for you with the beautiful DJ Gracie on deck duty.
Also this weekend, Future Fridays with Afaro and Kaiza.
Rooftop Lounge at Bangsar Village 2. Visit www.MantraBarKL.com for information, happenings and bookings or alternatively WhatsApp their reservations team at +6017-344 8299.
Mantra Bar KL, Bangsar Village 2, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, KL
Kuna Rooftop KL for an Xmas Eve Special this Saturday with Jay J and Coco counting you down to midnight and beyond. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/kunaTREC
HG07, The Hive, TREC, 435 Jalan Tun Razak, 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. Wednesdays through Saturday with the likes of Francis, Jason Martin Experience, Jazzie Jay and Bernie playing you the classics. Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed. Reservations: https://tinbox.my/. More info: 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 Dylan Drake hyped by Lil J. Thursday Thursday Take Off Afrobeats with MCHL & Ghost, hyped by Kazuki Vybez. Red Fridays with Nahsyk and Nico Robin, hyped by Ginggyboi. Saturday with music Dan $hiv and Nahsyk. Sunday with music by Musher.
WhatsApp +6011-6061 1629 for reservations. Five girls in a group get a free bottle. 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 to catch up with Leonard Sinclair as he provides the vibes and beats for the weekend. 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
Rexmas Weekend with Curators Lab this weekend Xmas Eve and Xmas Day from 11am to 9pm. This Christmas, let’s celebrate pop culture with F&B, Tattoos, Clothing, Accessories, & Music by local DJs with Curators Lab.
REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL
dwp Bar KL
Come up to their First Floor Wine Lounge from 9pm onwards and start your Saturday night with DJ Teddy B and DJ Green this Xmas Eve 24 December 2022. 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
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 email@example.com to book a table.
Maristar, The Starhill, LG02, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, KL
MARINI’s on 57
Model’s Playdate gets a touch of glam on Thursday with DJ Miss SS to take over their decks from 8PM onwards for this night. 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 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
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
The X, Bangsar
Stiletto Saturday Ladies Night with Blastique & Lish with house music this Saturday at this long established Bangsar joint. There's also Xscape Friday with R&B and hip hop music.
67G, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL
Christmas Special Sunday with the one and only legendary DJ and producer Paul Oakenfold making a special visit. With Qu3kid, K3nji and Hezron also in the house.
This week they've got Radz, MC Kayscza, K3nji and Hezron for Drip Thursday. DJ Ice, Qu3kid, K3nji, Hezron on Friday. Saturday Madness with Qu3kid, K3nji and Hezron. Follow their Instagram: www.instagram.com/dragonfly.kl.
Dragonfly KL, Level 50, Naza Tower, Platinum Park, KLCC, KL
Deck The Hallz at Kyo Wonderland this Xmas week. There are Ikigai Ladies on Wednesday (tonight) with Exclusive Pete and PFTDT. Complimentary entry and drinks for ladies until 1am. Reverb Thursday features Asyraf Nasir, Sya, DJ Ziqq and Kooler. On Friday there's Boombox with Kooler and Musher. Saturday Fresh Cutz with Kooler and Cza. Sunday Off The Hook there's some Afro thrown in with DJ Hawk, MJ and MC Ashcobar. 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
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/. Opening hours 9PM to 1AM. RM30 cover includes 1 drink. They recommend you make a reservation via Instagram DM to secure your spot for the night.
Fono KL, Zhong Shan, Jalan Kampung Attap, KL
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
Heading up the highlands to Genting? With a 35,000 square feet space, 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 – MJ. 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
Island Gyal Christmas Eve Edition. Beats by Daaliah and Ashley Black playing you Afrobeat, Amapiano, R&B and hip hop. Cream Dine & Dance Friday with beats by DJ Ziqq and PFTD. Rsvp +6019-212 8295.
Sinderella KL, Herritage House, No.5-1 & 7-1, Jalan Yap Ah Shak, KL
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