February continues with a selection of what's going on with Live Music, arts, theatre, and 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.
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), Julian Chan (saxophone), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums) on Wednesday. Thursday with Shreen Cheong (piano), Tasneem (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums). On Friday and Saturday, Michael Veerapen will be joined by Dasha Logan (vocals), Tasneem and Cliff Wong.
Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed . Make your reservations: https://tinbox.my/. More info: https://tinbox.my/
Simply Live/Jazz, HIVE, TREC 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Living Room Live featuring Rozz and the John Thomas Trio 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 11 February 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, singer Rozz, along with the John Thomas Trio. John Ashley Thomas, is a drummer with extraordinary skills who has played shows and festivals all over the world. Usually, with Daniel Foong on bass and Ee Jeng on piano/keys, you’re assured of a head-bopping good time.
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. The inimitable Russell Curtis performs on Friday. On Saturday the Allan G Duo is set to perform.
On Sundays – Crane KL Open Mic nights start from 8pm onwards. Open to everyone who would like to showcase their hidden talents or even perform in front of family and friends. You'll be given a slot of between 10 to 15 minutes to get up there and "do ya thang". This is open to soloists, duets and trios. All you have to do is contact them, give them your name, what instrument/instruments you play and your song list for the night. Hosted by Eddy Zachariah - e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or WA your details to +6014-639 2627.
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
Elvira Arul and The Last Notes are back at BoboKL for another weekend of electric performances from 16 to 18 February 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 upcoming Canadian comedian Sommone Park as well as Ron Josol, and BoboKL’s resident pianist and singer David Gomes. Reservations are to be WhatsApped to 012-263-8603 . 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
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 Kaisha and the Metaverse perform. Saturday features Love Bullet. 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
The grassroots live music bar continues with music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes.
Wednesday: Folk rock with Azmyl Yunor. Acoustic open mics: Nes Croft.
Thursday: Singer songwriter Noel Long.
Friday: Double header with On A Trip (past post rock) and Honeybadgers (alternative rock). Open mics: Zura.
Saturday: Folk rock with Azmyl and The Truly Asia. Full band open mic with Tak-raw.
Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur: Free entry. Fri/Sat: RM20 online/RM30 door. Tips for musicians are expected. Check 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
Pisco Live this Thursday 2 February 2023 sees JLO the band return to Pisco KL for an evening of 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
Live at Jao Tim presents
Live at Jao Tim presents a whole week of concerts featuring a swath of artistes including the likes of The WVC Jazz Ensemble, Dasha Logan, Evelyn Toh, Lily Jannah and many more from 15-21 February 2023.
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
BEE PUBLIKA KL
Malaysia's Longest Running Independent Music Venue has a great week ahead of live music.
Live Space Jam this Sunday 19 February 2023. 8pm onwards. Feature acts Azmyl Yuhor and Rodiarc. With Eloise Lau and Andi Zephyr also performing. Also chances to sign up for Live Space Jam.
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
dwp Bar KL
Come up to their First Floor Wine Lounge from 9pm onwards and start your Saturday nights. Catch a live set this Saturday at the Wine Lounge with Allan G performing some great music 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
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/.
Another night making a comeback is our midweek Live & Direct featuring the new-ish instrumental band Call Me Home. Come through if you’re a fan of toe, Piglet, and Clever Girl. The door opens at 8 PM so you can come early, hang out with us, have a drink or two, and enjoy the warm-up DJ set.
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
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
Russell Peters – 20 February 2023 Plenary Hall, KLCC
The Joke Factory
Douglas Lim – I've Really Missed You 16 (sold out) and 17 February 2023. Get your tickets now as the master of sketch and youtube comedy brings his best game to the stage.
The "naughtiest", darkest and most dangerous show is back this 18 February 2023! The EXPLICIT Show. Not for the faint hearted, this is a 'no-holds-barred' show where anything goes - don't go if you are easily offended. With Shaq the Comedian, Brian Tan, Marissa, Riezman, Harresh and host Irfan with their explicit jokes in mind at The Joke Factory. What are you waiting for?
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
Nero Event Space: Melur The Musical 16-26 February 2023.
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