March continues 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. Be mindful of all SOPs in place.
Janet Lee returns to BoboKL with the WVC MALAYSIAN JAZZ ENSEMBLE and her eclectic collection of songs given the Shanghai jazz and vintage Malaya twist.
BoboKL also 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 Papi Zakl, and 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.
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
Live at Jao Tim presents
Live at Jao Tim presents A Night Of Robert Glasper with the Sylvia Wong Trio featuring Dasha Logan. With Sylvia Wong (keys), Arthur Kam (drums), Gideon Yogan (bass) and a special appearance by Dasha Logan for an evening of Neo Soul and Fusion.
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 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 David Gomes (piano), with YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums). On Friday Michael Veerapen (piano) will be joined by Junji Delfino (vocals), YHFoo and Cliff Wong. Saturday sees Veerapen and Cliff Wong joined by Jo Wong (vocals) and Tasneem (bass).
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
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.
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 features The Jason Raj Trio ft Timothy Achariam and Donnie Keys. Friday sees Brendan De Cruz perform. Love Bullet, meanwhile, performs this Saturday.
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
Pisco Live its Latin Night Live this Thursday 23 March 2023 featuring songstress Meivyss Sahily making a return to Pisco KL for an evening of Latin 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, dates, and booking details.
Pisco KL, 29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL
The grassroots live music bar continues with music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes.
Wednesday: Singer-songwriter Ian Tai.
Thursday: Indie rock with Ally Liew.
Friday: Progressive metal with Prodigium.
Saturday: Rock with Keith Kamalaraj and The Casualties.
Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur: Free entry. Fri/Sat: RM20 online/RM30 door. 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
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 on 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
The Joke Factory
Things are getting bigger and better at The Joke Factory with Jokes In Progress. A step up from the standard open mic show, come on down to watch KL’s best and brightest comedians with Arul, Marissa, Gajen, Mikhail, Harresh and host, Mahyar on 22 March 2023. They will be performing extended versions of their freshest jokes. 8.30pm.
Calling all Pisces fish babies, The Joke Factory has assembled for 24 and 25 March 2023, the funniest Pisces in the country for an all out comedy (and maybe cry) fest for the highly emotional, intuitive and daydreamers of the Zodiac! With Kavin Jay, Sim Tong, Justin Heyes, Raqib and Riezman. 8.30pm.
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
VISIONS - Music & Imagery of the Baroque 24-26 March 2023 at Pentas 2 KLPac. Following the successful sold out show ‘Baroque Elegance’ last year, Wicked Music People and The klpac Orchestra are back with another exciting collaboration. VISIONS – Music & Imagery of the Baroque is a confluence of the past and present — baroque music on period and modern instruments in unison with a rich digital tapestry crafted by award-winning creative talent Zen Lin Tan. With operatic arias of the 17th and 18th centuries sung by veterans Chi Hoe Mak and YiLing Chaing, as well as a diverse selection of instrumental works by Henry Purcell, Michel Corrette and J.S. Bach featuring guest flautist Keiko Nakagawa, Visions reaches into history through the technology of today to present an experience that is unique and immersive. Presented by Wicked Music People & The klpac Orchestra.
The Butterfly Lovers 祝英台 – A Stage Production 26 March 2023 (2 performances) at Pentas 1 KLPac. Following the success of the stage play adaptation of the most celebrated classic Chinese novel “The Dream of Red Mansions,” Symphony Theatre now presents the stage adaptation of a poignant, true love story from ancient China, “The Butterfly Lovers”. “The Butterfly Lovers” is a grandeur stage performance, based on a historical Chinese legend with an enormous cast of 35 actors and actresses. The epic story of “The Butterfly Lovers” is based on solid historical facts, whereby the production team has conducted numerous research and studies of historical documents. After the monumental success of “Dream of the Red Mansion” stage play, Symphony Theatre Production brings together the talents of drama directors, actors, composers, lyricists, singers and scriptwriters from China, Taiwan, the United States, Australia and Malaysia to present this unforgettable love affair. The female lead, Zhu Yingtai, will be played by internationally-acclaimed singer and actress Jessie Chung, who has developed her career in China, Australia, Taiwan and Malaysia. The male lead, Liang Shanbo, will be played by American director and actor Paul Lee, who majored in drama and music performance at an American University.
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 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