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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide - Live, Arts, Stage & Comedy 24 August 2022

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide - Live, Arts, Stage & Comedy 24 August 2022

Ending August 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.

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 Jezzriq to perform. Then there's Thursday Night with Brendan de Cruz. The inimitable Russell Curtis performs on Friday Night. Saturday Night meanwhile brings you Yew Han and Lakshmi. 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 / /

Crane KL, 78, Jalan Sultan, KL


Mark your calendar! Publika Jazz is back! Happening from 26 - 27 August, 2022 from 7.00pm onwards, this homegrown jazz festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Among this year’s highlights include Bourbon Lassi, Q Sound, Siel, Irma Seleman, Santosh Logandran, Russell Curtis Project, Sylvia Wong Trio featuring Leaism, Lokman Aslam, who will make you sway to the jazzy tunes. Catch them live at The Square, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, KL this Friday and Saturday. It's free.


The grassroots live music bar continues with music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artists.

This Wednesday Azmyl Yunor performs original folk rock. On Thursday original singer songwriter Ian Tai performs. Friday sees Lxcid play original alternative rock. Saturday goes original queercore with Shh...diam.

Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur/Sat: Free entry. Fri: RM30 pre book / RM40 door/free entry for members. Check out their website at for information, ticketing/entry/reservation. Member reservations: +6018-661 4553.

More information 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 artist Ida Mariana. Ida returns with Dato’ Mokhzani on the Bobo Grand for another epic Kebaya Jazz escapade – vintage songs all given the Ida Mariana twist…

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 with David Gomez and also Sunday Sing-a-long.

Tickets required. WhatsApp +6017-390 5945. Visit for tickets to shows available and 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 Siblings. Thursday with The Jason Raj Trio. Friday features Sounds of Jane. Saturday sees Ross Faren perform. Call 016-221 3612 or visit for more information and reservations.

The Iron Fairies KL, H-G-06, HIVES, TREC, 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL

Latin Nght Thursday at Pisco

Pisco Presents Thursday Night Live tomorrow 25 August 2022 featuring Meivyss. Ladies, Are you ready to shake your maracas tonight with Meivyss? Show starts 8pm. Call +603-2142 2900 for bookings and information. Visit Pisco KL on their Facebook page at for more information and dates and more booking details.

Pisco KL, 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, 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 weekend Kaya performs both Friday and Saturday. Check out / for information and reservations.

JAMA KL, JG03, Jalan Solaris, Mont Kiara, KL


FONO KL this month. August’s edition of Live & Direct features two of their favourite indie darlings - Youth Portal and The Fridays. RM40 cover charge (inc 1 drink). For more information visit and their Instagram page Opening house 9PM to 1AM. 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 artists. This month at Kind A Blue, music surrounds art and art surrounds the music. The theme “Antarctica: Call to Action” is a combination of jazz & art to highlight climate change. Live music on Saturday nights with Rodin on Bass, Jordan Rivers guitar/vocals VJ Thison on drums and D. Jumawan on Keys/Piano. The minimum spend RM60. Minimum spend RM60. Make your reservation today by WhatsApp +6012-571 7759.

Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant, Basement, KL Jaz & Arts Centre, 1 Lorong Kapar, off Jalan Syed Putra, KL

Live at Jao Tim presents

Visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information on performances, their regular jam sessions and dinner at

Jao Tim is at 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL


Malaysia's longest running independent music venue. The Bee is at Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL. Visit / 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.

Calling all anime fans. From 26 to 28 August 2022, the MPO and conductor Naohisa Furusawa present a dazzling array of favourite songs including the work of Studio Ghibli’s Joe Hisaishi such as Princess Mononoke and Kiki’s Delivery Service, as well as themes from mega hits Dragon Ball and One Piece. Though traditionally a Japanese genre, anime has become a worldwide phenomenon of arts and culture. Filled with intense emotions and beautiful images, the world of anime takes us on a musical ride for the ages. Purchase tickets online:

The Joke Factory

Big week coming up at TJF.

The TikTokers are returning. Come to The Joke Factory on 24 August 2022 to see TikTok Takeover 2. It's going to get crazier and more tiktoky. Performers at The Joke Factory include zenlauh, marissawong96, hubertceo and cloutykee.

Punch Lines presents Generationals this 25 August 2022. This show is absolutely NOT for children or the faint of heart. Five 5of KL’s funniest, Sim Tong, Aaron Aw, Mikhail Svrcula, Harresh and Juliana Heng, and hosted by Andre D'cruz, will be bringing out their most relatable generational jokes ever. Buckle up, it’s gonna be the best and wildest night of rides. Strictly for adults aged 18 and above.

The GIANT SHOW is back with a bang this 26 August 2022. Prepare for the most amount of comedy on one stage. Featuring The GIANT show. This showcase has eight of the funniest stars of stand-up comedy in KL all for the price on one ticket. Featuring Brian Tan, Prakash Daniel, Mike Saddi, Nat Kang, Raqib Karim, Keren Bala Devan, Mikhail Svrcula and Asyraf Kamal.

On 27 August 2022, go and witness the craziness of Papi and Grumpy. Watch Papi Zak and Kavin Jay's hilarious show at The Joke Factory. Go and enjoy this madness with full of laughter and comedies to set up one of the best Saturdays of your life.

Next Tuesday 30 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 Prakash, 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 for information about the Publika based comedy house. Whatsapp Link for tickets: Seats are limited due to SOP.


Stage 1: Get ready to laugh out loud with Gajen Nad this weekend. Catch him in action for his first one hour comedy special on 26 & 27 August 2022 at Stage 1 Theatre, PJPAC, 1 Utama E. 8pm. Get your tickets now while they’re still available from

Nero Event Space: The Jazzy sounds of Anita Mui on 24 August 2022. 8pm. Performed by Angelyne Ong. Angelyne has been making waves in the online world specifically on Facebook in the past two years. With more than 2.5million minutes of viewer time in over 300 online shows, she is finally releasing her debut album The Jazzy sounds of Anita Mui. 8pm.

Visit PJPac at / to find out more on what's coming up. Get your tickets at


Visit KLPac's Facebook page and for information about KLPac and for more information on what's coming up.

Buy Tickets. Online Purchase @ CloudTheatre: No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.


Visit DPAC at / to find out more about what's coming up and for ticketing information.

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