Ending September and kicking off October with a selection of what's going on in Live Music, Theatre, Arts, Comedy across the Klang Valley this week ahead. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy All the creativity that seems to be pouring the week ahead.
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Pentas 1: Get ready for INDICINELIVE! 8 (Versi Halapan) presented by The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat in collaboration with SIFU Productions from 27 September to 1 October 2023. INDICINELIVE! basically satirises the insane society we live in through a high-octane line-up of everyday characters, familiar situations, and parodies of songs we have all heard and are all too familiar with. No one is spared. Whether it is peculiar situations that one only sees in Bolehland or how the actors switch faultlessly between English, Manglish, Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia and Tamil, you will be cheering or whooping by the end begging for more. With Freddy Tan back in the director’s chair and Siti Farrah Abdullah and UiHua as Assistant Directors, INDICINELIVE! 8 (Versi Halapan) welcomes back its stable rotation of writers Elza Irdalynna, Patrick Lee, Terence Toh alongside Freddy and UiHua. This edition boasts an eclectic ensemble of series alumni and bright new talents including feature cast members - Bella Rahim, Elza Irdalynna and Yusuf Amin and a core ensemble comprising Adry Nasution, Charles Roberts, Eugene Ong, Irsyad Izmi, Ivan Chan Atienza, Ivory Anne, Ranessa Theyakaraja, Shi Hoong, Siti Farrah Abdullah, Umesh Logandran. Special preview rate at RM50 flat for 27 and 28 September performances. Thereafter, a regular price of RM70 applies with a concession rate of RM60 for educators, students, disabled, seniors above 60 and TAS Card members. Tickets can be purchased online via https://bit.ly/indicinelive8
Visit KLPac's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/theklpac and https://www.klpac.org for information about KLPac and 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
Live at Jao Tim
Live at Jao Tim presents Table Lamp Concert tonight 27 September 2023 featuring Dasha Logan singing you songs of Alanis Morisette. With Jack Lian in guitar and Sharon Chong on keys. 8pm.
Live at Jao Tim presents Table Lamp Concert Thursday 28 September 2023 featuring Zharif Nawawi singing you songs of Brian McKnight and Babyface. With Grace Leong on piano. 8pm.
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 or https://www.instagram.com/jaotimkl/
Jao Tim, 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
Thursday Night Live this week (28 September 2023) 8Pm onwards with A$IX providing the music. 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: Astra Malaysia
Friday: Astra Malaysia
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
Crinkle Cut – Not-Your-Ordinary Millenial Mix Tape 28 to 30 September 2023. Grace, Ashley, Melissa and Frances return to BoboKL after 5 long years with their signature sass and song stylings on covers and originals…with Kaevin on drums and Laura on bass.
Wednesday Light Nights; with a mix of comedy and jazz tonight with Papi Zak, Nuha and Asu alongside David Gomes on piano. Reservations are to be WhatsApped to +6012-263 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
Simply Jazz by Tin Box Malaysia
Get ready for a soulful night at Simply Jazz, featuring the incredible Anais this 28 September 2023. Raised in the world of choirs and musical theatre, Anais has taken the local jazz scene by storm with her warm vocals, soulful delivery, and inventive musical ideas. From her early days as a backup vocalist to her current frontline status, her journey is a testament to her talent and dedication.
Join them for an unforgettable evening as Anais takes you on a musical voyage through jazz fusion, neo-soul, and hip-hop. With recent performances at prestigious events like the Malaysian Jazz Piano Festival and 'Infused Moods,' she's proven herself as a rising star in the industry. With Michael Veerapen (piano), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums).
No stranger to Simply Jazz, Jessica Teh from Pop'n'bop will be gracing their stage once again on 28 and 29 September 2023. A classically trained performer and vocal instructor, Jessica is renowned for her captivating blend of pop, jazz, and musical theatre. She's a vocal powerhouse in the Malaysian music scene, known for delivering an extensive repertoire with passion and grace. Whether it is an intimate trio for a jazz show or an explosive live band churning out party songs, Jessica is always ready to deliver her extensive repertoire effortlessly and passionately. She will be accompanied by Simply Jazz resident musicians, featuring the inimitable Michael Veerapen on piano, YHFoo on bass and Cliff Wong on drums.
Also this week Wednesday (tonight) sees saxophone specialist Julian Chan join nVeerapen, Wong and Foo for an evening of, well, just Simply Jazz.
In the mood to swing and sway to the rhythm of jazz? 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.
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
An eclectic mix of music is coming to you for another edition of the Back Ground Sessions with local songbirds; this time featuring Lyn Wen, Pris Xavier, and Suehaila.
Come and sway to some laid-back tunes and emotionally charged vocals this 29 September 2023 from 8pm. Free entry.
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, and tickets.
REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, 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. Acoustic covers open mic with 360 Degrees Head Rotation.
Thursday: Indie rock with Marco George. Acoustic open mic with Keith Kamalaraj.
Friday: Rock with Djezna's Stalker. Full band open mic.
Saturday: Alternative rock with Skies Are Red. Full band open mic with Bedlam City.
Tips for musicians 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. 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.
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
Round up your crew and get ready for a comedy extravaganza featuring the comedic genius of Sundeep Singh and Farid Azmeir. Plus, their incredible host for the evening, Rizeman Radzlan, is all set to keep the laughter levels soaring. All for the price of .. nada .. Snatch your spot now by hitting up https://tinbox.my/. No charge.
In collaboration with Tin Box Group Malaysia, The Joke Factory has been rebranded to Simply Comedy by Tin Box & Harith Iskander. Are you worried 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 host open mic sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Hosted by Piravina (Tue) and Arul Moli (Wed).
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
Crane KL Live
Live music at Crane KL to accompany your eats, drinks and cocktails in the heart of Chinatown KL. Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Crane KL welcomes everyone to their scenic restaurant, Upstairs bar and the new Cock's Tail 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.
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
Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar, Bukit Damansara
The Gastro-Sports Bar and Restaurant give 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Nero Event Space: Embark on a musical journey through time with Octavo this 30 September and 1 October 2023. Join them for 'Melodies in Bloom,' a mesmerizing Chinese chamber music concert where tradition and modernity intertwine in harmonious splendour. Let the ethereal sounds of classic pieces and the vibrant energy of modern compositions transport your senses. Prepare to be captivated by our virtuoso solo performances and immerse yourself in the beauty of Chinese music.
Visit PJPac at https://pjpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/pjpac to find out more on 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
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
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
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
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