It's mid June with a selection of what's going on with Live Music, Arts, Stage, and Comedy across the Klang Valley this week ahead. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy.
Sunset Rollercoaster (落日飛車) return to Malaysia for first ever full concert
Sunset Rollercoaster (落日飛車) return to Malaysia for first ever full concert
La Féte de la musique 17 June 2023
See La Fête de la musique takes over The Godown & Chinatown KL for day of music
Live at Jao Tim presents
Live at Jao Tim in collaboration with La Féte de la musique this Saturday 17 June 2023 with all the amazing venue participants to choose from this weekend including Amadul Amin bin Haron, Merakki and Dani Komari. 9pm onwards. Free entry for this night.
Live at Jao Tim presents an evening of alternative, indie, folk and world music from Anna Chong (vocals, guitar, piano), Melina William (bass, back up), Melissa Sasa (guitars, back up), Faz Anam (guitar) and Ashley (percussions).
You can visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information on more performances all across the week, their regular jam sessions, table lamp concerts and dinner at https://www.jaotim.com or https://www.facebook.com/JaoTimKL
Jao Tim, 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
Alena Murang Live at PJPAC
Stage 1 Theatre: Alena Murang: Sky Songs Live in Kuala Lumpur.
Famed as a sape’ songstress, Alena sings in the endangered Kenyah and Kelabit languages and is the first woman to professionally play the lute instrument of the highland tribes of Borneo. Alena has carried the enchanting sounds of the sape’ to over 20 countries, from Iceland to Australia to Thailand to the USA.
With sold out concerts in Sarawak and Taipei, Alena Murang takes flight in KL. Sky Songs, the show, is named after Alena Murang’s second album, her songs are inspired by elements of the sky - the thunder, rain, the sun, the morning mist, the stars, the moon; and contemplates how all of nature interacts.
Musicians: Alena Murang (sape’ & vocals), Sara Heng (guzheng), Joshua Maran (drums & backing vocals), Simmy (keyboard, tin whistle & backing vocals), Jonathan Wong Ketshin (guitar & backing vocals), Fook (bass guitar). Visuals by OtherHalf Studio. Supported by 16 Audio Productions.
Nero Event Space: 3 – 25 June 2023. Sixth MyDance Festival with the theme "Unity in Diversity". The purpose of the festival is to reunite the dance community in Malaysia, to enjoy live performances, celebrate the diversity of local dance culture, and continue to encourage stronger collaboration, partnership and growth in the future.
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
Latin Night Thursday 15 June 2023 bringing you music by Asiaconnexion featuring Miguel Morales.
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
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, Crane KL restaurant downstairs brings you some of our hometown greats in our live and jazz music scene from 8pm onwards Fridays and Saturdays.
Saturday sees Priscillia Xavier perform solo (in conjunction with La Féte de la musique).
Friday with the one and only Albert Sirimal on solo acoustic duties.
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 Live
There's live music at The Iron Fairies KL five nights a week Wednesday to Sunday on the Fairy Dust Factory Stage from 8pm.
Wednesday & Friday: Astra Malaysia Live
Thursday: Ashira & Co
Saturday: Keisha & The Metaverse Players
Sunday: Nu Noiz
The Iron Fairies KL opens daily 5pm onwards. 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
Simply Jazz by Tin Box
Still In the mood for some jazz tunes? There's Simply Jazz by Tin Box, now relocated to Publika. 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.
Wednesday: Jam session with Michael Veerapen (piano),YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums).
Thursday to Saturday: Michael Veerapen (piano), YHFoo (bass), Cliff Wong (drums) with Mazlina (vocals) and with Jo Wong (vocals) Friday.
Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in the intimate space and reserve your table today.
Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed . Make your reservations: https://tinbox.my/. More info: www.simplyjazz.tinbox.my
Simply Jazz, 28 & 29, Block C5, Level G3 Publika Shopping Center, No 1, Jln Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL
BoboKL also 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 Jason Leong, Nuha and King with 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
Calling all music lovers and aspiring artists! Join REXKL for an electrifying night of raw talent and soulful melodies featuring Legato. Consisting of Jim and DavePudin, they are an alternative act that can go from grounded folk rhythms to big musical feels. Catch them jumping genres this 14 June 2023 alongside open mic acts at Unearthed: Open Mic.
Unearthed: Open Mic is back, providing a platform for artists to shine and share their musical gifts with an enthusiastic audience. Whether you're a seasoned performer or a first-timer, this is your chance to step into the spotlight and let your music soar.
8pm onwards at The Back Ground, REXKL. Free Entry
Once an iconic cinema in downtown KL, now rejuvenated into a creative community hub.
Visit https://www.facebook.com/hellorexkl / https://www.instagram.com/hellorexkl/ for information on events, happenings, bookings, tickets.
REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL
The grassroots live music bar is back to four nights a week providing you music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes.
Wednesday: Original rebel folk with Azmyl Yunor. Acoustic open mic: Rull Darwis.
Thursday: Singer-songwriter Jes Ebrahem. Acoustic open mic: Euodia Sulaiman.
Friday: Double Header with the acoustic pop of Theatre of Owls and the punk rock of Johny 23. Acoustic open mic: Ahmadul Amin and Kingsley.
Saturday: Original funk folk with Otam.
Tickets for this week: Free entry.Tips for musicians are expected. 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
Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar, Bukit Damansara
The Gastro-Sports Bar and Restaurant give you more than the British and Irish dining cuisine and sports viewing it has become renowned for with a host of acoustic two piece live music sessions over the week playing you lounge, acoustic and radio hits.
Information and reservations: +6017-761 4088 / email: email@example.com
Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar, Bukit Damansara, Block 15-G/17-G/19-G, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 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/.
Their occasional Jazz Jazz Jazz is also coming out to play this month this Friday 16 June 2023, featuring a live set by the Lawrence Wright Jazz Ensemble consisting of seasoned and versatile musicians of KL.
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
They are back with another round of Live Space Jam. Edition 11. Head over this Sunday 18 June 2023 to The Bee, Publika. They have Ava and the Honeybadgers as featured acts. Plus Tasneem and Rauf Yusuf as the up and coming performers.
Malaysia's Longest Running Independent Music Venue has a great week ahead of live music.
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
Simply Live 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.
Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed . Make your reservations: https://tinbox.my/
Simply Live, HIVE, TREC 438, Jalan Tun Razak, 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 on 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
TiTi Jazz & Music
Follow TiTi Jazz & Music at https://www.facebook.com/titijazzandmusic
TiTi Jazz & Music, 19, Jalan Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling, KL
Call them at +6012-591 9923 or Facebook message them to make reservation at https://www.facebook.com/JazzUp9.lounge
JAZZ UP9, No 2A, 1st Floor, Jalan 51/225A, Section 51A , PJ
Indicine: Test Is Best – A Stand Comedy Work in Progress. 14 June 2023.
Shamaine Othman in collaboration with The Actors Studio Teater Rakyat presents ‘Test is Best’, a stand- up comedy show featuring some of Malaysia’s funniest stand-up comedians testing their brand new material. Watch these comedians take the stage to craft their jokes, refine new routines and explore new comedic territory. The stage truly is the only place for comedians to know if they’re funny, so come out and witness the birth of Malaysia’s next great comedy export.
Joining Shamaine this evening are Rizal Van Geyzel, Dr Jason Leong, Keren Bala Devan, Ayim Razak, Muzakir, Xynll, Prakash Daniel. 8.30pm.
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 @ Cloudjoi: https://www.cloudjoi.co No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.
KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL
The Joke Factory
The Joke Factory aims to be Asia’s Premier Comedy Venue where the best acts from around the region (and world) come to perform thus creating a live comedy experience like no other for audiences in Malaysia.
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 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