November continues with a selection of what's going on with Live Music, arts, theatre, and comedy across Kuala Lumpur this week ahead. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy. Be mindful of all SOPs in place.
Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant
The KL International Jazz & Arts Festival (KLJAC) 2022 is back. Having started in 2011, this will be the 9th edition of the annual KL Jazz & Arts Festival.
With a stellar line up again and showcasing 5 acts each night, it is not an event to be missed.
Saturday 19th November sees performances from Maria Angela & Willie Rebano, Kind A Blue, MS Viswanath, Damon Brown, Terrapoj Plitakul, James Ryan, Rodin JS Kumar, Dr.Radhakrishnan, VJ Thison, Jordan Rivers, Cleatus Godwin, Royce Saayan/M Noor Hendrix.
Sunday 20th November sees performances from Isabella Soliano, Kind A Blue, Tina Ishak, Damon Brown, James Ryan, Rodin JS Kumar, Terrapoj Plitakul, Kyle, VJ Thison, Shaq, Jordan Rivers, Cleatus Godwin.
Also, on the 18 November 2022, there's MS Viswanath on violin and friends. RM85.
RM100 per day per pax. For reservations and booking Whatsapp +6012-571 7759 or book via www.cloudjoi.com/org/kindablue. Visit www.klinternationaljazz.com for more information.
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 and next, the KL Jazz & Arts Centre and Sutra Foundation present Passion for Arts from 1 October to 20 November 2022 with music, dance, art exhibitions plus a book launch as part of their activities.
Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant, Basement, KL Jazz & Arts Centre, 1 Lorong Kapar, off Jalan Syed Putra, KL
Bobo KL welcomes this weekend special from 16 to 20 November 2022 - the ever so highly popular Viva Tarakucha. Featuring vocalists SEAN GHAZI & IDA MARIANA and the Terrer-Menerrer 12-piece Big Band led by NISH THAM on the Bobo Grand. They present the show in English with songs in many different languages. This is TARAKUCHA’s only season this year; playing for a limited run of 5 shows only! With its signature exploration of songs from yesteryear – a TARAKUCHA! show is like no other at BoboKL; with musicians spanning the entire length of the room, Sean, Ida and the band will have you under their spell, swooning with romantic abandon to the luscious nostalgic accompaniment of strings and horns and dancing on your feet not wanting the night to ever end…!
VIVA TARAKUCHA! “P. Ramlee meets Las Vegas” at BoboKL in Bangsar – Kuala Lumpur. Get your tickets as they run out fast; Wednesday 16 November is already sold out. https://www.cloudjoi.com/shows/viva-tarakucha
BoboKL has Music All Week Long. Go with friends for casual fun and good music. Weekend headliners perform Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays are Bobo LightNights. Tuesdays showcases Guitar n' Jiwa with various guests. 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
ZEPP Kuala Lumpur
Big Men In Town – A Tribute to the Four Seasons at Zepp Kuala Lumpur this 22 November 2022.
Exquisite vocals and tight harmonies bring to life the rise and fall of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, presenting a show that tells the chronological story behind the Jersey Boys' sound. Filled with singalong hits, Big Men In Town is a world class experience and has audiences dancing in the aisles.
Featuring, from the UK, Jordan Kennedy as Frankie Valli, Adam Curtis as Tommy DeVito, Jordan Smart as Bob Gaudio and Benjamin Keith as Nick Massi, The boys faithfully recreates the sound that has been the soundtrack to our lives for over half a century. Big Men In Town is an exhilarating revue of the best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, presented as a live all-singing, all-dancing fully-staged show that has impressed audiences throughout the UK and afar.
Tickets at RM255 / RM277 / RM299 from https://www.cloudjoi.com/shows/big-men-in-town#tickets
ZEPP Kuala Lumpur, B2-01-02, Level B2, Entertainment Hub, BBCC, 2, Jalan Hang Tuah, KL
Pentas 1: MONO Pilgrimage of The Soul Asia Tour in Kuala Lumpur 22 November 2022.
Released in 2021, Pilgrimage of the Soul is the 11th studio album by Japanese experimental rock legends, MONO. Recorded and mixed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the summer of 2020, Pilgrimage of the Soul is aptly named as it not only represents the peaks and valleys of the band as they enter their third decade, but also charts MONO’s long, steady journey to this time and place. This concert at KLPaci is presented by Soundscape Records & Productions.
Pentas 2: 13th Malaysian Composers Concert Series 22-27 November 2022.
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.
KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL
Live at Pisco KL
Pisco KL Thursday Night Live this 17 November 2022 sees Saint Kylo make a speedy return since last month's appearance. 8pm onwards. The multifaceted musician, Kyren Thomas, who now goes by Saint Kylo, has seen his musical spectrum and portfolio grow within Malaysia over the last few years. He plans on bringing his sultry voice and infectious on-stage energy. In all likelihood, he could be joined by Ross Faren and Soloman on guitars and percussion.
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
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. And on Saturday, there's Christian Theseira to entertain you. 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 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 Anis Sufiana. Thursday with The Jason Raj Trio. Friday features Sounds of Jane. Saturday sees singer songwriter Brendan de Cruz perform. 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. For the week, this Wednesday it's original singer songwriter Jes Ibrahim. On Thursday there's original singer songwriter Amrita Soon. Closed this Friday. Saturday there's a special GE15 results show (free entry).
Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur: Free entry. (RM10 minimum tip expected for the artiste). Fri/Sat: RM20 pre book / RM30 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
Live at Jao Tim presents
Live at Jao Tim presents Table Lamp Concert this Wednesday (tonight) 16 November 2022 with Xiong and Tey Cher Siang playing the songs of João Gilberto.
Live at Jao Tim presents Table Lamp Concert this Thursday 17 November 2022 with Ronnie and Sylvia Wong playing songs of Charlie Puth.
Visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information on performances, their regular jam sessions and dinner at https://www.jaotim.com.
Jao Tim is at 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
THE BEE PUBLIKA KL
Live music with Erin and Danishahrin this 18 November 2022. 8.30pm. For group or table rsvp: +6017-565 4233.
Live Space Jam (LSJ) Episode 5 20 November 2022. 8pm. Feature acts are Ronnie and Noel & her Feathers.
Visit https://www.thebee.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/thebeemy for information.
The Bee, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL
LIVE at TERAZZA
Comtemporary blues rock with Gerard Singh on his solo sessions this Thursday. You can also catch Havana Jazz Tumbao Latin Nights Saturdays Nov 12 and 26 this month. Call/Whatsapp +6014-324 5255.
Terrazza, Rooftop, Yap Ah Shak House, 17, Jalan Yap Ah Shak, KL
dwp Bar KL
Come up to their First Floor Wine Lounge from 9pm onwards and start your Saturday night with Allan G Live (Nov 5 and 19). 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
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
The GIANT SHOW is back with a BANG this 18 Novemeber 2022 at The Joke Factory. Prepare for the MOST amount of comedy on one stage≥ Featuring The GIANT show. This showcase has nine of the funniest stars of stand-up comedy in KL all for the price on one ticket. Featuring Prakash Daniel, Riezman, Muzakil, Mike Saddi, Nat Kang, Keren Bala Devan, Irfan, Mikhail Svrcula and Asyraf Kamal.
This Wednesday (tonight): Making S#it Up. It’s an audience favourite as it’s Unplanned! Unscripted! And most importantly all topics are suggested by the live audience. Hosted by Harith Iskander and featuring Henry Choo, Farid Azmeir, Izzaldin Kadzim.
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, & 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 on 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 DPAC at https://www.dpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/damansaraDPAC to find out more on what's coming up and for ticketing information.
H-01, DPAC, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana, PJ