October ends with Halloween and a selection of what's going on with Live Music, arts, theatre, 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.
Halloween Parties Galore
11 Halloween Parties in Kuala Lumpur you should consider for 2022
THE BEE PUBLIKA KL
Fragment and fono KL present Synth City Vol 2 this 28 October 2022 bringing together established names in the regional music scene: Fragment (ft John Ashley Thomas, Q Sound, Analog K, Shakey Shakey), Njwa, Dangerdisko (DJ set) and Kingston (DJ set).
Fragment is the brainchild of acclaimed drummer John Ashley Thomas. This group combines the freedom and harmony of jazz, and the driving beats and synths of breakbeats and house, comprising drummer Thomas, producer, artist, musician songwriter, trombonist Q Sound, producer Analog K and bassist Shakey Shakey
NJWA’s music has taken her all across the globe from Europe to Japan to Hong Kong. A brilliant songwriter and performer with a clear, unwavering vision of how she perceives music.
DANGERDISKO is a name synonymous with Kuala Lumpur’s glittering nu disco and synthwave scene. Shaheed Naz and Robotron 5000 are Kuala Lumpur’s most established and prolific DJ/Producer duo.
KINGSTON, a member of the Public School KL DJ collective and resident at the well loved music and art space fono KL‘His mix is a real flowy selection of steppy, organic percussion, fully embracing the energy of a jungle rave that somehow burrows its way into a basement.
Synth City Vol 2 is presented by fono KL, sponsored by Fred Perry Malaysia, and supported by Plural Asia and Sound of Life.
For more info, visit Fragment's Instagram Page.
28th October, 8PM. The Bee, Publika. RM63 pre sale / RM80 door. Each entry ticket comes with complimentary cupcakes by Delectable by Su, best Halloween outfit wins a RM500 voucher by Fred Perry Malaysia. https://synthcity.peatix.com
Visit https://www.thebee.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/thebeemy for information.
The Bee, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, 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.
Wednesday Night brings you Jezzriq. Then there's Thursday Night with Allan G. The inimitable Russell Curtis performs on Friday. And on Saturday there's Greg Ramanado. 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 Stankonnexions. Thursday with The Jason Raj Trio. Friday features Kaya The Band. Saturday sees Ross Faren 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
Live at Pisco KL
Thursday Night Live with Cassey – 27 October 2022. Cass3y has been performing since the age of 15. Cass3y is known for a voice that is capable of singing complex vocals runs with flexibility. Through the microphone, her tone articulates a smoky vocal texture, with the given talent to jump between different ranges with amazing vocal dynamics, this allows her to carry songs from artists who inspire her like “Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Prince, Alicia Keys, Lauren Hill, Beyonce. 8Pm. Free entry.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
The grassroots live music bar continues with music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes. For the week, this Wednesday it's the original singer songwriter Razak A'ai. On Thursday there's original singer songwriter Fabian Makr Peter. On Friday there's original progressive metal with Prodigium. On Saturday there's a special Halloween Gig with performances by Putrabumi, The Propositions and Tittynopes. (special entry of RM20 online / RM30 Walkin for this one).
Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur/Sat: Free entry. Fri: RM30 pre book / RM40 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
Bobo KL welcomes this weekend’s featured artiste. Get ready to swing away with Sharizan Borhan this 27-29 October 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 with David Gomez. WhatsApp +6012-263 8603 for reservations or just head up.
Tickets required. WhatsApp +6012-263 8603 for reservations. Visit cloudtix.co/bobokl 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
Table Lamp Concert featuring Julian Chan and Misa Yamamoto with Songs of Ghibli and Beyond – classical, minimalist and contemporary. Thursday 27 October 2022.
Table Lamp Concert featuring Ronnie and Sylvia Wong: Songs of Bruno Mars. Wednesday 26 October 2022.
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
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. 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.
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.
The minimum spend is RM50. Make your reservation today by WhatsApp +6012-571 7759. http://kindablue.com.my/
Kinda Blue Jazz Club & Restaurant, Basement, KL Jazz & Arts Centre, 1 Lorong Kapar, off Jalan Syed Putra, KL
LIVE at TERAZZA
Contemporary blues rock with Gerard Singh on his solo sessions this Thursday. Le Lagooband with jazz and pop this Saturday. Call/WhatsApp +6014-324 5255.
Terrazza Rooftop, Yap Ah Shak House, 17, Jalan Yap Ah Shak, KL
The Joke Factory
Celebrate this Halloween at The Joke Factory with their special stand up costume themed show, "Haha-lloween". Happening on the 29 October 2022 at 8:15pm onwards, their enthralling line up of comedians Hanan Azlan, Papi Zak, Brian Tan and Reizman are ready to regale you with their hilarious stories! Come and have some good, clean, horrific fun with us.
Panel Show: Comedians vs the audience. Hosted by Mike Saddi, with an ensembled line up comprising Prakash and Farid unpack, discuss, and elaborate on the topics shared by the audiences, comedy panel style. Friday 28 October 2022.
Fresh Jokes. Get to know the top new names and faces in Malaysian standup comedy scene on Thursday. 27th October from 8:15pm onwards. Go watch Rina, Asyraf, Arul and Hindra helmed by Brian Tan as the host performs live. Watch these top local comedians try out their freshest new material that's never before seen or heard elsewhere! Be the first to hear, before they and the jokes get too famous for their venue.
On Tuesdays, 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, & 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
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
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
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.
H-01, DPAC, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana, PJ