March begins with a selection of what's going on with Live Music, arts, theatre, comedy 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.
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BoboKL introduces POP N' BOP; a budding KL-based jazz vocal group created by pianist and arranger Michael Veerapen featuring singers Jessica Teh, Calista Lim and Joshua Gui.
Expect funky arrangements covering a wide repertoire of jazz, pop, R&B and more! Together with the Michael Veerapen Trio, they take to the Bobo KL stage this 2-4 March 2023.
BoboKL still has music All Week Long. Go with friends for casual fun and good music. Tuesdays and Wednesdays are Bobo LightNights. Tuesdays showcase Guitar n' Jiwa with various guests.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE; with a mix of comedy and jazz courtesy of Rizal Van Geyzel, joined tonight by Papi Zakl, and BoboKL’s resident pianist and singer David Gomes. Reservations are to be WhatsApped to 012-263-8603. The entrance fee is a minimum spend of RM50 on drinks.
And there's Wednesday Jazz with David Gomez. WhatsApp +6012-263 8603 for reservations or just head up.
Tickets required. WhatsApp +6012-263 8603 for reservations. Visit https://www.cloudjoi.com for tickets to shows available and https://www.facebook.com/BoboKualaLumpur for details and SOPs.
Bobo, 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, KL
Simply Live & Simply Jazz by Tin Box
Want to relax and forget the chaos of city life? The doors at Simply Live by Tin Box are wide open and they are ready to have you over. Come on down to unwind and get your fill of live music, delicious food and even better company. They have their very own Resident Band ready to put on a memorable stage show every Wednesday to Saturday. Stars of Simply Live include singers June Wong, Hoyee Chan, Xing Mars, Karmun Ooi, Scott Jerome, and musicians David Nooi, Lee Peng, Chit Wei, JC Lew, CJ.
In the mood for some jazz tunes? There's also their newly opened Simply Jazz by Tin Box. Expect great classics such as Charlie Parker's Summertime, Crystal Silence by Chick Corea and so much more, as their musicians take the stage every Wednesday through Saturday. Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in the intimate space at Reserve your table today. This week, there's Michael Veerapen (piano), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums) on Wednesday. Thursday with David Gomes (piano), with YHFoo (bass) and KJ(drums). On Friday and Saturday, there's Wee Lern (piano), Junji Delfino (vocals), YHFoo and Cliff Wong.
Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed . Make your reservations and for more info: https://tinbox.my/
Simply Live/Jazz, HIVE, TREC 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Pisco Live this Thursday 2 March 2023 sees Latin Night with Asiaconnexxion featuring Miguel Morales at Pisco KL for an evening of Latin live music. 8pm onwards.
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
The Iron Fairies KL Live
There's live music at The Iron Fairies KL from Wednesdays to Saturdays from the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm. This week: Wednesday with Astra Malaysia Live. Thursday The Jason Raj Trio ft Timothy Achariam and Donnie Keys take to the stage. Friday sees singer songwriter Brendan de Cruz perform. Saturday features Streetcode. The Iron Fairies KL opens 5pm onwards Tuesdays to Sundays. Call +6016-221 3612 or visit https://www.facebook.com/theironfairieskl for more information and reservations.
The Iron Fairies KL, H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Living Room Live featuring Ronnie Jupiter at Woobar, W Kuala Lumpur
Living Room is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, join them at Woobar, W Kuala Lumpur for their Living Room Live this Saturday 4 March 2023 for an evening filled with live music that will surely tantalise all your senses along with the finest beverage offerings. They welcome for this edition, Ronnie Jupiter to the centre stage at Woobar, W Kuala Lumpur, Level 8, Woobar, 7PM-11PM. Reservations required. RSVP Here: https://wa.me/60123479088
W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, KL
Crane KL Live
Live music 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.
On the Live front this week, Crane KL restaurant downstairs brings you some of our hometown greats in our live and jazz music scene from 8pm onwards.
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 grassroots live music bar continues with music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes.
Wednesday: Singer songwriter Ian Tai.
Thursday: Indie alternative with Iris. Acoustic open mic: Jay Ridzwan.
Friday: Funk folk with Otam. Full band open mics: Hijack Hayley.
Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur: Free entry. Fri/Sat: RM20 online/RM30 door. Tips for musicians are expected. Check out their website at https://www.merdekarya.com for information, on ticketing/entry/reservation. Member reservations: +6018-661 4553.
More information https://www.facebook.com/Merdekarya-379447802136079. Opening times: Live Bar 8pm, Bar B and The Balcony Bar 7pm.
Merdekarya, 352 1st Flr, Jalan 5/57, Petaling Garden, PJ
Soundcircus Weekender this 4-5 March 2023 featuring a host of live non mainstream bands from across the board. 11am to midnight on both days. For details and tickets, visit https://www.facebook.com/ArtOfSpeedMY and at scf.artofspeedmy.com or from linktr.ee/hellorexkl
Visit https://www.facebook.com/hellorexkl / https://www.instagram.com/hellorexkl/ for information, bookings, tickets.
REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL
Live at Jao Tim presents
Packed March ahead for Live at Jao Tim with performances all through the month. Visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information on performances, their regular jam sessions and dinner at https://www.jaotim.com.
Jao Tim, 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
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/.
They're starting March this Friday with a live set by Jo Lixian featuring The Sylvia Wong Trio. Half jazz-ish half neo-soul, a whole lotta positive vibrations.
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
BEE PUBLIKA KL
Malaysia's Longest Running Independent Music Venue. Visit https://www.thebee.com.my or https://www.facebook.com/thebeemy or https://www.instagram.com/thebeemy/ for information. Purchase tickets here wa.me/60175654233 (The Bee). For group or table rsvp: Whatsapp +6017-565 4233.
The Bee, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, 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. There's usually live music on Saturday nights with Rodin JS Kumar on Bass, Jordan Rivers guitar/vocals, VJ Thison on drums and D. Jumawan on Keys/Piano. For reservations and booking Whatsapp +6012-571 7759 or book via www.cloudjoi.com/org/kindablue. Visit www.klinternationaljazz.com for more information.
Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant, Basement, KL Jazz & Arts Centre, 1 Lorong Kapar, off Jalan Syed Putra, KL
JAMA Live Nights
Haven’t had the chance to experience Jama Live nights yet? They have bands every week for you to come down and have a jamm(a)in’ time. Check out www.jama.my / https://www.facebook.com/jama.kitchenkl or their Instagram page for information and reservations.
JAMA KL, JG03, Jalan Solaris, Mont Kiara, KL
The Joke Factory
Things are getting bigger and better at The Joke Factory with JOKES IN PROGRESS. A step up from the standard open mic show, come on down to watch KL's best and brightest comedians with Brian Tan, Asuraajan, Asyraf, Muzakir and Sim Tong. They will perform extended versions of their freshest jokes this Thursday 2 March 2023.
The Joke Factory brings you proof that happily ever after does exist, or at least happily ever laughter. With I LAUGH YOU, some of Malaysia's married comedians with Sulaiman, Rina, Asu, Sim Tong and Danial Sham. On 3 and 4 March 2023, they are taking to stage with funny stories of their marriages to show that two isn't just a company, it's comedy.
On Tuesdays 8.15pm, head over to TJF for Open Mic. If you’ve ever wanted to try stand-up comedy, this is the platform for you. Come and watch first-timers, regular open micers and established comedians try out their newest stuff all for your enjoyment. Every famous and hilarious comedian you have ever watched started out the same way, so witness the birth of great bits and even greater performers.
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.
The Joke Factory, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL
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
PJPAC, S611, Second Floor, 1 Utama E, 1 Utama Shopping Centre,1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, PJ
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.cloudjoi.co No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.
KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL
Visit DPAC at https://www.dpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/damansaraDPAC to find out more about what's coming up and for ticketing information. Or call the box office at +603-4065 0001.
H-01, DPAC, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana, PJ