May begins 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.
UK's Henry Hacking joins Electronicity for 2 day Festival of Music at Aura
Play For Passion continues its weekly return and checks back in this Sunday 7 May 2023 for another round seeking to seek to promote the various genres/sub-genres of non-mainstream electronic music, primarily house, techno, tech house, trance and drum'n'bass. Follow them at https://www.facebook.com/playforpassion.my/.
This Sunday from 4pm onwards features a special Zero Zero Session with a host of Djs playing back to back, including White Crane, Black Crane, Kumaraza, Kash, DJK, Fir Khan, Justus, Money, CTK, K-Man, Apak, Fyan, Jazzie Jay, DeSash, Adib, Scarmix, Funkayrol, Nazarud, Alex Martin and Helmee.
This Friday Upstairs – Hip hop and R&B with Deejay Kinge. 10pm.
Crane KL and Upstairs open daily. 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
SaturdaySelects kicks off their month long 7th anniversary celebrations this Saturday 6 May 2023 with a special edition of Groove Theory happening at Pisco KL. They're bringing in Retromigration as guest DJ for the night. With releases on labels like Heist and Rhythm Section, his DJ sets explore diverse selections of electronic music that radiates energy and will draw you to the dance floor. They're also welcoming KL’s very own Coco for her debut set with them at Groove Theory. And to round things off, Roshan will be on the deck to join in the fun for what aims to be an amazing night of House, Disco and everything in between. Cover charge: RM50 before 11pm / RM60 after.
Nobody Listens to Techno makes a return to Pisco KL this Friday 5 May 2023 after years in hiatus. Initiated and hosted by JonnyVicious, bringing you this weekend featured guests Leon Dream (Murat Kilic and Oli Chang), together with RIMKA to the upstairs of Pisco KL. 10pm.
Spin Nights on Wednesdays 5pm onwards are also a weekly feature at Pisco KL. Go in and get lucky – place your order and spin the wheel for a chance at free drinks. Call +603-2142 2900 for bookings and information. Visit Pisco KL on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/piscokl or https://www.instagram.com/pisco_kl/ for more information and dates and booking details.
Pisco KL, 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL
W Kuala Lumpur
Friday Tribe featuring Hulkas and Adib, this 5 May 2023. 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. WETDeck, Level 12. 06/01/23. 7PM till late. RSVP Here: https://wa.me/60123479088
Weekly offerings at W Kuala Lumpur's Wetdeck and Woobar:
WETDeck 12th Floor – Wednesday with Random KID, Thursday with Choobs, Friday Tribe, Saturday wth Kuma and Phil K. Lee, Sunday with Kuma, Monday with Adrian G, Tuesday with Kuma. 7pm onwards. RSVP with them here: https://wa.me/60123479088.
Woobar 8th Floor – Friday and Sunday - Bionic (Low & MamaDayo & Miss SS) 7.30pm. Saturday and Sunday afternoon 3pm with DJ Mie. RSVP Required. For RSVP call +6012-347 9088 W: https://bit.ly/WKLWOOBARRSVP
Flock 8th Floor – The Sunday Affair 12noon accompanied by LFS and Madgicians. RSVP with them here: https://wa.me/60123479088
W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, KL
The Iron Fairies KL
The week ahead at The Iron Fairies KL from 10pm onwards in the Butterfly Room and downstairs. Wednesday sees DJK playing house and techno all night in the Butterfly Room. There's also Thursday R&B and hip hop with Ayana. Friday sees Roshan with house and techno, and MyMax downstairs with R&B and hip hop. Saturday sees Brown Rice (RIMKA and LZZY) in the Butterfly Room with house and techno, and Ayana downstairs with R&B and hip hop. Sunday with Omar in the Butterfly Room for house and techno all night.
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
Voidrealm Curates returns to REX KL featuring Heuremin and Nazreth this Saturday 6 May 2023 at the First Floor Foyer of REXKL. Delve into a transcendent soundscape as Voidrealm Curates returns with an all-new curation of auditory bliss. This time they’re bringing you on a sonic journey of deep, complex selections for the night. With visual mapping by Zhonkvision, -immerse yourself in the ethereal ambiance of our techno spectacle. 9pm. Pre-sale RM40 / Door sale RM50.
Downstairs at the Back Ground also on Saturday 6 May 2023, REX KL and Kokadaimon presents Hip Hop Night featuring Q-Dawg, PrayZ, MXNI, Pele L., Fuego and Rudeen. Hip-Hop Night is back at The Back Ground, REXKL, this time supported by our superstar friends at Adidas MY. 9pm. Free entry.
Visit https://www.facebook.com/hellorexkl / https://www.instagram.com/hellorexkl/ for information, bookings, tickets.
REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL
MARINI’s on 57
Get ready to boogie to some of the best dance hits from the yesteryears. Studio 57 presents Disco Night Live with Jakeman and Skeletor at the Marini's on 57 Lounge. Join us on 6 May 2023 as we go back in time with some of the best dance hits from the yesteryears. Put on your throwback outfits and let's get grooving. The party starts at 9.00pm so bring on the vintage vibes with your most stylish retro ensemble. Don't forget to book your spot.
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 sounds DJ Timmy. 8Pm onwards.
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.
Saturdays presents In-can-de-scenza. 9Pm onwards. Music form DJ Double A with open format and Top 40 commercial. Dress code: Neon Lit.
Sunday sees Sunset Session with DJ Miss SS, DJ Timmy with Calvin Clarke on the rhythms from 6pm onwards. Unwind in style a long week with some tasty libations and a sky high atmosphere.
For reservations, contact them at +603-2386 6030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marini's on 57, Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, KLCC, KL
Cocktails, dim sum, Djs, Get Sum, swing by for your fix of oriental charm in the heart of Chinatown KL right here. DJ appearances on Friday with Jay J in the house and Saturday with Zaskar providing house music. 10pm onwards. Bar opening hours: 5pm – 2am (Tuesdays to Mondays). Ladies Night with crafted cocktails every Wednesday and Thursday. 5Pm to midnight – buy one get one free. RM10 for ladies. Midnight to 2am: free for ladies only. Tel: +6018-367 938. Reservations: https://letsumai.com/widget/baijiu
Baijiu KL, 4, Lorong Panggung, off Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
They continue the month with their usual suspects dishing out the hottest R&B and hip hop jams to make you bounce. Wednesday Ladies Night features Naufal vs Aali.3gp. This Thursday with Freazz. Friday with DJ Ziqq. Saturday Kino.
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. More reasons to get your dancing shoes on and boogie the night away this weekend with MJ on Friday for some R&B and hip hop and Leonard Sinclair on Saturday for some house. For bookings and information: https://www.facebook.com/concubinekl / https://www.instagram.com/concubine_kl/
Concubine, 2, Lorong Panggung, Chinatown, KL
Mantra Bar KL
Rooftop Lounge at Bangsar Village 2. Wednesday this week for their Girl Power Ladies Night there's Julia on the decks. Enjoy 2 for 1 deals on selected drinks all night long. On Friday, there's Sunset Session from 6pm to 9pm with Kumaraza and Future Fridays after 9pm. There are also Saturday Serious Beats with Julia this weekend providing you with dance music for the night.
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
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 them as Simply Retro by Tin Box takes you on a musical journey back to when mirror balls ruled the dance floor with JME (Wednesday), Jazzie Jay (Thursday), Bernie (Friday), and Francis K (Saturday) this week.
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
After Dark Social Club
What better time than this Thursday and Friday to catch up with DJ Sharky as he provides the vibes, music 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
A neighbourhood retro exclusive bar club which plays only music videos. The outlet specialises in pure music videos from the 80s, 90s and selected current hits over the last 4 decades. Theme nights run from Mondays Retro Chill, Tuesday 80s and 90s, Wednesdays Ladies Nite with free drinks for ladies, Thursday Mambo Jumbo, Fridays Retro Power, Saturday R&B, hip hop and more. VDJ Rain is the resident VDJ from Tuesdays to Saturdays. Hours: 4pm till 1am - Tuesdsay to Thursday/ 4pm till 2am- Friday and Saturday. For information and reservations call +6011-8888 7076. You can find them on the socials via Instagram- @scandalousTTDI and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ScandalousTTDI
Scandalous TTDI, 122A, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, KL
KUNA ROOFTOP KL
This Friday all night from 11pm onwards. There's also Saturday. Sunday Sundaze meanwhile sees Julia Deychuk from 11pm onwards.
For more information and reservations visit https://www.facebook.com/kunarooftop
KUNA ROOTOP, HG07, The Hive, TREC, 435 Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Disco Bar at Joloko
Joloko's Disco Bar every Friday, as they've lined up amazing Djs to get you grooving through the night. 10pm. Reservations https://www.bar-joloko.com/
Joloko, 43, Jalan Kamunting, KL
V's Bar KL
Wednesday Ladies Night at V's Bar KL Girls on Decks with DJ Selbi, DJ Coco and DJ Meliha. 10Pm onwards. Free entry.
Thursday Ladies Night Groove Thursday with Ahsley Black and MyMaxx. 10pm onwards.
Reservations call +6019-202 3800.
V's Bar KL, A-M1-1, Level 1, Menara Amplewest, 6, Jalan P. Ramlee, KL
Latin dances with Jinggo Bilboa
Weekly Wednesday Salsa at Pobeda Kitchen & Bar (7pm), Thursday Salsa (7pm) at Sky Lounge and Sunday Afro Latin (9pm) at V's 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.
Pobeda Kitchen & Bar, 18-1A, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL / V's Lounge (above Zenzero Restaurant), Level M1, Amplewest Building, Jalan Puncak, off Jalan P. Ramlee, KL / Sky Lounge, Level 6, Nu Sentral, 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, supported by Kinge. Thursday Take Off Afrobeats with MCHL! and Ghost, hyped by Kazuki Vybez. Free drinks for ladies till 2am. Red Fridays with music by Nahsyk and DJ Priz. Saturday with music by Vicki and Nahsyk. They're also open this Sunday.
WhatsApp +6011-6061 1629 for reservations. Five girls in a group get a free bottle of 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
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. Stardust Ladies Night at Marista every Thursday. Music by Nexto. Big Bang every Friday with Top 40 and dance music by DJ Ruckes. 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
Island Gyal at Sinderella KL
Island Gyal at Sinderella KL this Saturday. Ashley Black and Kinge bring you Afrobeat, Amapiano, hip hop and R&B music and beats all night. Reservations call +6012-212 8130 - https://www.instagram.com/sinderella.kl/
Sinderella KL, Heritage House, 5-1/7-1, Jalan Yap Ah Shak, KL
dwp Bar KL
Come up to their First Floor Wine Lounge from 9pm onwards and start your Saturday nights with music from Mino and DJ Green to get you into the weekend vibe! 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
The X, Bangsar
Xscape at The X. Need to unwind after a long week? The X is the place to be where DJ Double D and DJ Leo will bring you great music to dance to as we chill and catch up with friends. Come through this Friday and Saturday and experience a weekend like no other. Visit https://www.facebook.com/thexbangsar
67G, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, KL
The Locker & Loft PJ
The Locker & Loft presents House Sessions this Friday 10pm till late. Munch, swig, jig with house music this Friday. Bar opens 5pm onwards (Sundays 12noon onwards). Happy Hours – 5pm – 8pm Tue-Fri. Closed on Mondays. +6017-377 3766. Reservations are recommended on weekends as it does get crowded early. https://www.facebook.com/lockerandloft
The Locker & Loft, 40A, Jalan SS20/10, Damansara Kim, PJ
Weekly there's Ikigai Ladies on Wednesday with Exclusive Pete and Nahsyk. Complimentary entry and drinks for ladies until 1am, Boombox Friday, Saturday Fresh Cutz and Sunday Off The Hook are also popular for the weekend.
Club entry is usually via cover charge unless specified 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
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 Billionaire Records Takeover with Joleen, Rexx, Suki and Yung Flexx.
Ticketing and packages via https://book.rwgenting.com/member2/OtherApp/ZoukStep2.aspx
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
Are you ready for an exhilarating night of nostalgic tunes? Spark KL presents Y2K featuring Jovynn and the Spark KL All Stars tonight Wednesday 3 May 2023 for a public holiday eve special. Jovynn might be a new name on the scene, but here's a quick introduction to her. She gained a massive following on TikTok when she started posting mashup content around 2 years ago and has amassed a staggering 10 million followers; you might call her the Malaysian Queen of TikTok. Don't miss out on her debut at Spark KL this coming Wednesday.
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
Their party this week begins with their fave hardstyle duo from Norway – Da Tweekaz to Butterfly Effect Vol. 2 night, Hennessy Night and DJ Hades to spark up the dance floor.
Drip Thursday featuring Luqman Podolski, witRadz, Luqe and Ashcobar. Friday there's Mizz Kiya and D.Tee with Hezron, K3nji and MC Qu3kid. Saturday sees Hades, Hezron, K3nji and MC Qu3kid. Get your tickets, for more info/rsvn : WhatsApp +6012-628 9876.h Juzzthin (emcee), DJ Ziqq, DJ PFTD.
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
Gēmu Club KL
Ladies night Wednesday public holiday eve special with Mis Puiyi, Zanmonic and MC D.Tee (ladies free entry all night). Thursday Liquid Dream with Naro and Thesim, supported by Zanmonic (ladies free entry all night). Friday Arcane with Joleen, Zanmonic & MC Wu. Also Saturday Delta 5 with Thesim, Zanmonic and MC Ruff. Check out https://www.instagram.com/gemuclubkl/ / https://www.facebook.com/gemuclubkl for information and party nights. Hours: 10Pm – 3am
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
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