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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide - Live, Arts, Stage & Comedy 21 December 2022

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide - Live, Arts, Stage & Comedy 21 December 2022

December continues with a selection of what's going on with Live Music, arts, theatre, and comedy across the Klang Valley this week ahead. And we have some really good activity going on this week and weekend ahead. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy. Be mindful of all SOPs in place. A Very Merry Christmas from all of us at The City List KL.

MERDEKARYA Tribute to THREE Legends

Tonight at the Live Bar at Merdekarya there's a tribute concert to three legends who have departed in the past one year. Performances will be dedicated to singer songwriters Hassan Peter Brown, Meor Yusoff and Dr Wan Zazawi.

Performing this evening will be Azmyl Yunor, Hameer Zawawi, Jes Ebrahim, Reza Salleh, Nik Jidan, The Panda Head Curry, Izzy Anuar, Nan Blues, Bayangan and Sei Hon. Free entry tonight.

The grassroots live music bar continues with music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes. For the week:

Thursday: Original 60s vibe with Momin Deen. Acoustic open mics: Ian Tai and Musfira. .

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 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

Living Room Live Xmas Eve Special with StanKonnexions

Living Room Live returns with an intimate evening that promises to tantalise all your senses.

For this edition, they welcome StanKonnexions for the first time to the centre stage of their living room at Woobar, W Kuala Lumpur. Come escape the Jungle City and experience live music at our Living Room, along with the finest beverage offerings by Johnnie Walker. 9Pm. RSVP Required *Minimum spend entry applies. For RSVP call +60-12-347 9088 W:

Woobar, 8th Flr, 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 this Christmas weekend. The inimitable Russell Curtis performs on Friday. And on Saturday for Christmas Eve it's the return of Lakshmi and Yew Han 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 on Christmas Day.

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

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 Dazzle. Thursday with The Jason Raj Trio ft Timothy Archariam & Donnie Keys. Friday features Keisha & The Metaverse Players. Saturday sees The Siblings perform Christmas Day. Call +6016-221 3612 or visit for more information and reservations.

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

Thursday Night Live at Pisco KL

This Thursday features Maha Jeffrey live form 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

Simply Live & Simply Jazz by Tin Box

Want to relax and forget the chaos of the 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 takes the stage every Wednesday through Saturday. Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in the intimate space at Reserve your table today. Led by Malaysian jazz legend Michael Veerapen (piano), along with the likes of Junji Delfino (vocals), Rizal Tony (guitar), Lyn Wen (vocals), Tasneem (bass), Cliff Wong (drums), YHFoo (bass) and Justine Jonathan (drums). Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed . Make your reservations: More info:

Live at Jao Tim presents

Julian Chan Jazz Orchestra Christmas Special 23 December 2022. 8.30pm. Joining Julian and his orchestra will be Junji Delfino (vocals), David Gomes (piano/vocals) and Joshua Gui (vocals).

A Jazzy Xmas Evening with Rozz this Xmas Day Sunday. 8.30pm. Along with Cliff Wong (drums), Toro Cheng (keys), Stewart Wong (guitar).

Also this week:

Table Lamp Concert featuring Sylvia Wong and Qayyum – Songs of Genshin Impact. 21 December 2022. 8pm

Table Lamp Concert featuring Ronnie & Sylvia Wong – Songs of Mariah Carey. 22 December 2022.

Visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information on performances, their regular jam sessions (17 and 18 December 2022 for this week) and dinner at

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


Christmas Week:

Live music with 3i1e this Friday. 8.30pm. They have the boys from 3i1e who will do a full blown Christmas set list + classic hits that will get you in the holiday spirit.

Live music with Familia this Christmas Eve Saturday. 8.30pm. They have the lovely Familia who will be sharing their live performance of Christmas Songs + classic hits that will get you in the festive mood.

For group or table rsvp: Whatsapp +6017-565 4233. Visit / for information.

The Bee, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL


Bobo KL welcomes this weekend special Elvira's Christmas Classics (sold out though) from 22-24 December 2022.

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 Christmas with David Gomez. WhatsApp +6012-263 8603 for reservations or just head up.

Tickets required. WhatsApp +6012-263 8603 for reservations . Visit for tickets to shows available and for details and SOPs.

Bobo, 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, 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 Visit for more information.

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

dwp Bar KL

Come up to their First Floor Wine Lounge from 9pm onwards and start your Saturday night with Allan G Live. Bring your friends over and reserve a table to start your weekend. Online store: 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 / or their Instagram page for information and reservations.

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

The Joke Factory

Happy news for all you naughty folks out there!! THE JOKE FACTORY devised the naughtiest act ever to be performed on 22 December 2022 featuring Mahyar, Riezman, Harresh, Arul, Raqib, with Mikhail Srvcula as host.

HO HO HO ! Christmas is around the corner, and the three wise men of Malaysian standup comedy Mad Sabah, Gajen Nad and host Hindra are coming to visit you all at THE JOKE FACTORY on 23 and 24 of December 2022.

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 for information about the Publika based comedy house. Whatsapp Link for tickets: Seats are limited due to SOP.

The Joke Factory, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL


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.

KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL


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

PJPAC, S611, Second Floor, 1 Utama E, 1 Utama Shopping Centre,1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, PJ


Visit DPAC at / 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

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