We're heading in August 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.
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.
This week Live at Crane restaurant downstairs 8pm onwards:
Wednesday Night brings you zQames to perform. Then there's Thursday Night with Jason Raj. The inimitable Russell Curtis performs on Friday Night. Saturday Night meanwhile brings you Allan G. And to end the week, there's Sunday Chill and Jive from Sunday noon with Mary Jackson and Eddy Zachariah on vocals and piano.
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.
This Wednesday Arman Tanzarian plays you original shoegaze, post rock songs. On Thursday original folk rock comes from the one and only legend that is Karen Nunis. Friday sees Merdekarya honcho Brian Gomez play you original Malaysiana folk.
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. Opening times: Live Bar 8pm, Bar B and The Balcony Bar 7pm.
Merdekarya, 352 1st Flr, Jalan 5/57, Petaling Garden, PJ
Bobo KL welcomes this weekend’s featured artiste Elvira Arul and The Last Notes with Rie Razman on keys, Rozhan Razman on guitar, Kae Vin on drums from 11 – 13 August 2022.
BoboKL has Music All Week Long. Go with friends for casual fun and good music. Weekend headliners perform Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
This month: Tuesday showcases Guitar n' Jiwa, there's Wednesday Jazz and also Sunday Sing-a-long.
Tickets 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, 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, KL.
The Iron Fairies KL Live
There's live music at The Iron Fairies KL from Wednesdays onwards from the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm. This week: Wednesday with The Jason Raj Trio. Thursday with Ross James. Friday features Streetcode. Saturday sees Brendan D'Cruz perform. Call 016-221 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
For some proper late-night shenanigans, look no further than at Concubine KL. Sunday 14 August 2022, there's YUM SING featuring Greg Ramanado and Abang. For bookings and information: https://www.facebook.com/concubinekl
Concubine, 2, Lorong Panggung, Chinatown, KL
Lakshmi and Yew Han at V's Lounge KL
V's Lounge - Live entertainment in one of the most intimate yet highly sophisticated cocktail, whisky and cigar bars in the heart of KL This Friday – Lakshmi & Yew Han Live. These two hit all the right notes. Join them and their 5-piece band this Friday, 12 August 2022 at V's Lounge to hear double the hits, soak up double the energy and experience double the fun with their performance. Don’t forget to RSVP +6019-202 3800 to secure your table.
V's Lounge (above Zenzero Restaurant) is at Level M1, Amplewest Building, Jalan Puncak, off Jalan P. Ramlee, 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. This week: Thursday with Streetcode. Friday with Joshua Thomas. Saturday Port Zero with an Iron Maiden tribute. Check out www.jama.my / https://www.facebook.com/jama.kitchenkl for information and reservations.
JAMA KL, JG03, Jalan Solaris, Mont Kiara, KL
REXKL / The Background
This weeks live music line-up at The Background features three upcoming artistes to feature on Chill Jams today Wednesday 10 August 2022.
Starting off with Dany Wan, who is a bedroom acoustic singer trying to break her way into the music scene. Up next is Baerin, a 17-year-old Chinese American pop R&B singer-songwriter heavily influenced by the Korean music industry. Heeadliner for the night is MvvnJus, a 23 year old singer/songwriter who has honed his craft of songwriting and composition to allure audiences with his soulful voice. Visit www.facebook.com/hellorexkl for information.
REX KL is at 80, Jalan Sultan, 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 month at Kind A Blue, music surrounds art and art surrounds music. The theme “Antarctica: Call to Action”is a combination of jazz & art to highlight climate change. Live music on Saturday nights. Minimum spend RM60. Make your reservation today by WhatsApp +6012-571 7759. http://kindablue.com.my/
Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant, Basement, KL Jaz & Arts Centre, 1 Lorong Kapar, off Jalan Syed Putra, KL
Live at Jao Tim presents
Aruel Ariel – Pesta Ronggeng this Friday 12 August 2022. Drums – Bob Skunjas, keys – Leonard, bass – Chee Wan, guitar – Ijoo, trumpet – Firdaus. With special guest Mazlina A. Manan on vocals.
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
THE BEE PUBLIKA KL
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.
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra performs under the batonhship of resident conductors Gerard Salonga and Naohisa Furusawa at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, KLCC.
This Saturday 13 August 2022: Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons. From the icy chill of winter to the blazing heat of summer, the epic Four Seasons by Vivaldi describes an ever-changing pastoral landscape. This timeless masterpiece captures the essence of nature through vivid solo lines and a brilliant backdrop of string sonorities. Featuring MPO Concertmaster Peter Daniš as Soloist and Leader, discover the marvels of Grieg’s Baroque-inspired Holberg Suite and Mendelssohn’s String Symphony No. 10. Tickets available here: https://www.mpo.com.my/2022season/vivaldi%3A-the-four-seasons
The Joke Factory
This Saturday 13 August 2022: When L Meets S. Popular Radio Personality Essel will be on stage with Social Media Powerhouse Harnnian to have an open no-holds-barred show to tackle all the subjects traditionally considered "taboo" in Asian society. Their candid and often entertaining personalities promise this to be an explosive and fun show and we guarantee it's something you've not seen before.
Today (Wednesday) head over to the joke factory to witness a once in a lifetime opportunity where tiktokers and live comedy meet. They have zenlau, rennrighthere, hubertceo, cloutykee, and marissawong96 who will be performing at The Joke Factory.
This Thursday and Friday,The Joke Factory will be hosting a comedy competition where the winner stands a chance to win up to RM 500. It will be quite a sight to see which comedians battle it out to see who’s the funniest of them all. The audience gets to choose the winner. Get your tickets now!
Next Tuesday 23 August 2022, come on down 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. Hosted by Chi Ho, this is sure to be a fun night. Get your tickets NOW. Also, if you are interested in performing, do register and meet up with the host one and a half hour before the show starts.
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.
Visit PJPac at https://pjpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/pjpac to find out more on what's coming up. Get your tickets at http://onetix.com.my.
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.
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.