Moving along in July 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.
Good Vibes Festival 21-23 July 2023
Celebrating 10 Years of Good Vibes Festival. Tickets still available from https://www.goodvibesfestival.com / https://www.ticketmelon.com/goodvibesfest/gvf2023
STAGE 2 SCREEN: After a 5 year hiatus, the award winning Show & Music Maestro Llew Marsh is back with a night of hits featuring vocalists Tria Aziz, Kai Chalmers and Mila Mohsin in her Bobo debut. Along with Andy Chong (Guitars), Nathaneal (Bass) & Karim AKZ (Drums/Percussion), with styles ranging from Broadway, Pop, Rock, Swing & Disco, they will be channelling hits from shows such as Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Grease, Hercules, La La Land, Moulin Rouge, Priscilla Queen of The Desert, Wicked and many more. 20-22 July 2023. 8 PM @ BoboKL. Get your tickets at bobokl.com
BoboKL 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 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.
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
Live at Jao Tim
Live at Jao Tim presents WLi Cheah Jazz Pianist Singer this Friday 21 July 2023 (Commercial Jazz) for an evening of Commercial Jazz with Kevin on saxophone, Don Alfonzo Guerzo on double bass and Sudin on drums.
Table Lamp Concert this Wednesday 19 July 2023 presents Sean Chong on vocals and Dennis Law for an evening of My Music Box, R&B, pop, sould and then some.
Table Lamp Concert this Thursday 20 July 2023 presents Tiga Soul for an evening of pop, soul and R&B.
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
Simply Jazz by Tin Box
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. Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in the intimate space and reserve your table today.
Missed out on their Jam Session the previous time? Fret not because they are back with another Jam Session this Wednesday 19 July 2023.
Join the Michael Veerapen Trio (with Veerapen on piano, YHFoo on bass and Cliff Wong on drums) tonight as they bring you an exciting evening of a jam session, ranging from funk and Latin to swing jazz. Check out their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/tinboxgroup.my for the Jam Session rules they have put in place.
Thursday and Friday sound with the Michael Veerapen Trio joined by singer Jessica Teh (Thursday) and Jordan Rivers (Friday). Saturday sees drummer Justine Jonathan step in on drums for Wong with Michelle Nunis in for the night on vocals.
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
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 live from 8pm onwards.
Friday with Greg Ramanado for a solo appearance and Saturday sees Gerard Singh drop in for a solo acoustic live session.
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
Thursday Night Live this 13 July 2023 with music by Maha Jeffery whose electrifying showmanship coupled with his powerful vocals have cemented him as one of the most distinguishable voices in the Malaysian rock scene. 8pm onwards. 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
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
The grassroots live music bar is back to four nights a week providing you with music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes.
Wednesday: Folk rock with Brian Gomez.
Thursday: Folk rock with Brian Gomez. Acoustic open mic: Jazil Adalia.
Friday: Tamil soul full band with Santosh L.
Saturday: Urban folk jazz with Kirsten Long.
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
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. Their very own Resident Band is 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 and for more info: https://tinbox.my/
Simply Live, HIVE, TREC 438, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Simply Comedy by Tin Box Group & Harith Iskandar
This week's special: Join Juliana, Arul and Asu for 3 uproarious nights of laughter on 20, 21 and 22 July 2023. As usual, admission is FREE! Doors open at 7pm, come pop by early for some food and drinks before the performance kicks off at 8pm and 930pm.
In collaboration with Tin Box Goup Malaysia, The Joke Factory has been rebranded to Simply Comedy by Tin Box & Harith Iskander. Worrying about losing your favourite comedy shows? Fret not! Your favourite comedians are here to stay. You can expect an elevated level of comedy shows and wicked humour, and if you're a seasoned or emerging comedian looking for a space to share your jokes. They will be hosting open mic sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Reservations: https://tinbox.my/ More info: https://simplycomedy.tinbox.my/
Simply Comedy by Tin Box & Harith Iskander, No 27, Block C5, Level G3 Publika Shopping Center, No 1, Jln Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL
Pentas 1: 21 July 2023: Voices of Lingnan: Concert by Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble. Malaysia Century Chinese Orchestra (MCCO) will be collaborating with Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble (HKWINDPIPE) from Hong Kong SAR, China to present a concert with the theme of “Voices of Lingnan” and showcase a series of wonderful works that embody the culture of Hong Kong music.
This collaboration will not only stop at this concert. MCCO and HKWINDPIPE are also collaborating again to present two concerts with the theme of “Perayaan”, featuring contemporary Chinese orchestra works by Malaysian composers.
22 and 23 July 2023: 欢庆 Perayaan. Malaysia is a beautiful country that is well known for its diversified cultures. Malaysia Century Chinese Orchestra (MCCO) will be collaborating with Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble (HKWINDPIPE) from Hong Kong SAR, China to showcase contemporary Chinese Orchestra works by Malaysian composers, portraying different ethnic and diverse cultural elements from East Malaysia’s indigenous music to Peranakan with the theme of “Perayaan”.
Pentas 2: 21 July to 6 August 2023: The Producers - A Musical Comedy by Mel Brooks. A scheming producer and his mousy accountant aim to produce the biggest flop on Broadway in Mel Brooks’ laugh-out-loud spectacle. Bialystock and Bloom! Those names should strike terror and hysteria in anyone familiar with Mel Brooks’ classic comedy film. Now as a big Broadway musical, The Producers once again sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humour. It is a truly “boffo” hit, winning a record twelve Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night.
This KLPac Production is brought to you PAN Productions featuring an ALL Malaysian cast. PAN Productions is recognised as a premier production powerhouse in Malaysia as it carried on winning multiple awards yearly for their stagings. This reflects our commitment to not just staging award winning shows in Malaysia, but also boosting the Malaysian performing arts industry through the employment and development of the best Malaysian talents, as well as making our city and country more culturally vibrant.
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
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 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
Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar, Bukit Damansara
The Gastro-Sports Bar and Restaurant gives 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
Live at Ronnie Q Mondays
Whether you're seeking a lively sports-watching experience, a delicious pork sausage brunch, or a relaxed evening with drinks and live music, it looks like Ronnie Q remains a standout in the ever-evolving atmosphere of Bangsar. There are music offerings when live music comes into the picture with an ad hoc live music Monday from The Sidewalks led by Prasad on guitar/vocals, Wui Lin on vocals and Suresh on rhythms. 8pm onwards.
Opening hours: 4pm onwards (Mondays to Fridays) / 10.30am onwards (Saturday/Sunday). Call +603-2282 0722.
Ronnie Q Pub & Restaurant, 32, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, 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/.
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
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
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
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 a reservation at https://www.facebook.com/JazzUp9.lounge
JAZZ UP9, No 2A, 1st Floor, Jalan 51/225A, Section 51A , PJ
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