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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide - Live, Arts, Stage & Comedy 31 May 2023

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide - Live, Arts, Stage & Comedy 31 May 2023

May ends and June begins 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.

China Hip hop star Masiwei Live in KL

See China hip hop icon MASIWEI to perform in Kuala Lumpur on 1 June

TikTok star & Comedian Masood Boomgaard to perform at Menara Ken TTDI on 1 June 2023

See TikTok star & Comedian Masood Boomgaard to perform at Menara Ken TTDI on June 1

Simply Jazz by Tin Box

There is no better way to chase away your midweek blues than with the Malaysia Jazz Piano Festival Concert Series happening at Simply Jazz by Tin Box today Wednesday, 31 May 2023.

Led by vocalist Kirana Kay, a new face to Simply Jazz, join her as she brings you a night of authentic Jazz, Pop Rock, Traditional Malay, R&B and Soul. A gifted vocalist with a wide repertoire of modern and contemporary songs, Kirana is also a regular performer in Kuala Lumpur's entertainment industry. With her own twist of improvisation, she draws inspiration from well-known artists, such as Michael Jackson, Miles Davis, and Billy Joel. Performing with her are the Wee Lern Trio – Lee Wern (piano), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums).

Still 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 with Michael Veerapen (piano), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums) and Michelle Nunis (vocals) on Thursday. Kirana Kay returns on Friday and Saturday joining Veerapen, Foo and Wong.

Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in the intimate space. Reserve your table today.

Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed. Make your reservations: More info:

Simply Jazz, 28 & 29, Block C5, Level G3 Publika Shopping Center, No 1, Jln Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL

TiTi Jazz & Music

Experience an enchanting evening of jazz melodies this Thursday 1 June 2023 as Titi Jazz and Music join forces with the Malaysian Jazz Piano Festival 10th Anniversary to bring you Kangkung Belacan - a dynamic ensemble of young jazz virtuosos led by the mesmerizing pianist Alton Wong and the rhythmic beats of drummer Adriel Wong. Prepare to be captivated by their soul-stirring original compositions and enthralling jazz renditions, while being pleasantly surprised by the appearance of special guest vocalists. Complete with the groovy basslines of AJ, this trio will transport you into a realm of musical brilliance. Don't miss out on this extraordinary jazz extravaganza as we celebrate a glorious decade of jazz excellence together. Tickets are available from Follow TiTi Jazz & Music at

TiTi Jazz & Music, 19, Jalan Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling, KL


Malaysian Jazz Piano Festival 10th Anniversary Fringe Concert Series with The Frankie Sixes this 3 June 2023. Fresh from the release of their new EP, The Frankie Sixes, led by award-winning singer-songwriter Reza Salleh on vocals, the band features Ee Jeng on keys, Che Wan on double blass, KJ on drums, Isaac Marvin on trumpet and Eddy Lim on sax. Expect to hear swing standards as well as their own original Malaysian swing jazz tunes and be prepared to move your feet.  Call them at +6012-591 9923 or Facebook message them to make reservations at

JAZZ UP9, No 2A, 1st Floor, Jalan 51/225A, Section 51A , PJ

Live at Jao Tim presents

Malayian Jazz Piano Festival Fringe Concert Series this Sunday 4 June 2023 featuring MaCamYeZz + 1 (Supporting MJPF) for an evening of Mando Pop Fusion. With Zi Wei (vocals), Jia Woon (guitarist), Sin Ee (pianist), Alex Wyman (bass), Chong Han (drums).

Live at Jao Tim presents Crinklecut this 3 June 2023. After hours R&B and soul from 8.30pm with Frances (vocals), Ashley (keys), Tasneem (bass), Sasa (guitar) and Omar (drums).

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 or

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


Elvira Arul and The Last Notes get funkified at BoboKL this week from 1 to 3 June 2023 for three nights.

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 and Papi Zak, 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.

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 for tickets to shows available and for details and SOPs.

Bobo, 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, KL

Gawai Kaamatan Festival 2023 at Pisco KL 1 June 2023

Join Pisco KL for their annual Gawai Kaamatan Festival this Thursday 1 June 2023. They've got tuaks, traditional dancers and lots of dishes for you to savour. It’s definitely one of their favourite celebrations and they look forward to celebrating it with you at Pisco. Free entry. Starts at 5pm.

Visit Pisco KL on their Facebook page at or 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 5pm onwards Tuesdays to Sundays. 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

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 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. This Friday – David Mark Nair performs. Saturday sees McBe perform.

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

Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar, Bukit Damansara

Come on over for a Sunday Jam Session acoustic live series this 4 June 2023 from 5.30pm onwards. They've got 4 amazing acts for you as well as amazing food and drinks so don't miss out. Featuring Sam & Nico, Mary Jackson & Jeremy Danker, Matt & Abby Law, Nadim & Apuk.

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:

Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar, Bukit Damansara, Block 15-G/17-G/19-G, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, KL


Music curation and DIY multipurpose space. Only open during events, please refer to their monthly flyer or “upcoming” highlights at and their Instagram page

They're hosting the KL stop of Eroding Bodies Tour featuring Kuntari and Logic Lost on Friday. On public holiday eve (Sunday), they're welcoming the return of Q Sound Band to their small sweaty room.

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


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: Original post rock with Armand Tanzarian.

Thursday: Singer-songwriter Razak A'ai.

Friday: Original alternative rock with Skies Are Red

Saturday: Original pop rock with The Propositions.

Tickets for this week: Free entry.Tips for musicians are expected. 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

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 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:

Simply Live, HIVE, TREC 438, Jalan Tun Razak, 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 on 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


Nero Event Space: 3 – 25 June 2023. Sixth MyDance Festival with the theme "Unity in Diversity". The purpose of the festival is to reunite the dance community in Malaysia, to enjoy live performances, celebrate the diversity of local dance culture, and continue to encourage stronger collaboration, partnership and growth in the future.

The Festival Opening Gala at Petaling Jaya Performing Arts Centre (PJPAC) will highlight some of the most accomplished Malaysian dance companies, including ASK Dance Company, Dua Space Dance Theatre, Kenny Shim Dance Collective, and Temple of Fine Arts Kuala Lumpur. It will also feature students from the dance departments of local tertiary education institutions like the National Academy of Arts, Culture and Heritage (ASWARA), Sultan Idris Educational University (UPSI) and Universiti Malaya (UM).

Traditional dances from Malay, Indian and East Malaysian cultures will grace the stage alongside contemporary dance works that highlight the creativity, skill and talent of Malaysian dancers today. This is an excellent opportunity for long-time dance fans to catch their favourite performers and for art lovers who are new to dance to discover what makes Malaysian dance unique.

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


Once an iconic cinema in downtown KL, now rejuvenated into a creative community hub.

Visit / for information on events, happenings, bookings, and tickets.

REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL

The Joke Factory

The Joke Factory aims to be Asia’s Premier Comedy Venue where the best acts from around the region (and world) come to perform thus creating a live comedy experience like no other for audiences in Malaysia.

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 @ Cloudjoi: No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.

KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL


Visit DPAC at / to find out more on 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


Malaysia's Longest Running Independent Music Venue has a great week ahead of live music.

Visit or or for information. Purchase tickets here (The Bee). For group or table rsvp: Whatsapp +6017-565 4233.

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

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