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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide - Live, Arts, Stage & Comedy 6 September 2023

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife Guide - Live, Arts, Stage & Comedy 6 September 2023

Moving on in September with a selection of what's going on with Live Music, Arts, Stage, Comedy across the Klang Valley this week ahead. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy the week ahead.

Joanne Kam Kam My Way Anniversary Tour hits Kuala Lumpur 8 to 9 September 2023

Joanne Kam Kam My Way Anniversary Tour hits Kuala Lumpur in September

Kodaline Live in Malaysia at Zepp KL 8/9 September 2023

Kodaline returns to Kuala Lumpur after their last sold-out show in 2019, fresh off the heels of the release of their stripped-down new live album ‘Our Roots Run Deep’. Two shows – at Zepp KL – on 7 and 8 September 2023. Tickets still available for the second show on 8 September 2023. from


Pentas 1: 9 – 10 September 2023: 民族狂想 Nusantara Fantasy: Chinese orchestra concert featuring a unique musical journey into the diverse and fascinating sounds of the Nusantara. In this special Independence Month, the talented musicians of Shin Yun Music Society will showcase a variety of traditional and contemporary Chinese music, highlighting the charm of Nusantara music. Join Persatuan Bunyi-bunyian Shin Yun and explore the cultural diversity of Malaysia through the beautiful melodies of Chinese instruments.

Pentas 2: 9 – 10 September 2023: Chamber Wind Project VI. After a three-year hiatus caused by the infamous COVID-19, The Chamber Wind Project first initiated by the Birdian Saxophone Quartet back in 2012, will restart with its sixth edition, bringing together five distinguished local wind ensembles – Birdian Saxophone Quartet, Charmers, Asteri Flute Quartet, Claritopia and Brass5ive, presenting to you an eclectic choice of musical taste through wind repertoire. Hand-picked by each individual ensemble, we are on a big musical feast – a good mixture of arrangements on classical tunes and pop numbers, and also a big highlight on featuring the local original compositions that are solely written for the setting.

Indicine: 6 September 2023: Test Is Best by Sharmaine Othman in collaboration with The Actors Studio (TAS). Test is Best is a comedy show featuring some of Malaysia’s funniest comedians testing their brand new material. Watch these comedians take the stage to craft their jokes, refine new routines and explore new comedic territory. The stage truly is the only place for comedians to know if they’re funny, so come out and witness the birth of something hilarious. With Shamaine Othman, Fakkah Fuzz, Prakash Daniel, Brian Tan. Mad Sabah, Asu, Muzakir Xynil and Asyral Kamal.

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


PJPAC's Program Associate, Hands Percusssion Malaysia, takes over Nero Event Space from 7 to 10 September 2023 for their latest production in collaboration with ITA Ensemble, Around the World, in 80 minutes. Irama Tanah Air (ITA) will take you Around The World through music. Just like reading a story, music takes you places and paints vivid stories and adventures in your imagination. Allow them to be your musical storybook and move you from one chapter to another. From Asia to Scandinavia and South America to the Middle East, they showcase music from countries like China, Japan, India, Peru, Russia, Africa and from Malaysia, which includes a composition with Orang Asli origins. The ITA Ensemble is like an extended family of brothers and sisters. In 80 Minutes, they present a great collection of songs from around the world by their very own powerhouse of musicians, music educators and multi-instrumentalists bonded by their inherent Malaysian heritage.

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

Pisco KL

Thursday Night Live this 7 September 2023 8Pm onwards Latin Night with Live music by Havana Jazz Tumbao. Havana Jazz Tumbao Project is a group that specializes in Cuban music and Latin America. The main purpose of the band is to expose more of the Cuban culture and music in Asia and the world.

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: Astra Malaysia Live.

Thursday: Havoq Live.

Friday: Frenz.

Saturday: Keisha & The Metaverse Players

Sunday: Nu Noiz

The Iron Fairies KL opens daily 5pm onwards. 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 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, 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.

This Thursday, experience a special performance by Sarah Strachko playing the unique sounds of bandura— a Ukrainian traditional music instrument this Thursday 7 September 2023, from 8pm onwards. Spend minimum RM100 in a single receipt dining and purchase one (1) ticket to Ukrainian Charity Cultural night at only RM30.

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

Live at Jao Tim

Live at Jao Tim presents Table Lamp Concert this 6 September 2023 featuring Evie Feroza and Nish Tham (piano) for an evening of mixed genres mostly ballads.

Live at Jao Tim presents this 7 September 2023: AL Terry’s Blues Syndicate - History of Blues: From Delta Blues of the 1930s, to harmonica driven Chicago Blues and Rock'n'Roll. Book your tickets now for an evening of Blues. 8pm. Al Terry on vocals and hamronica, Victor Chen on slide guitar, Raja Badri Shah on guitar, Lord Lokman on piano, Shah Sharif on bass and Agy Idrus on drums.

Live at Jao Tim presents this 12 September 2023: Ready to party with The Shang Sisters? For ONE NIGHT ONLY at Jao Tim KL this Tuesday at 8pm featuring WVC Jazz. An evening of Nanyang Jazz is in store with Janet Lee, Winnie Ho and Mian Tan on vocals and WVC with Tay Cher Siang (piano), Eddy Lim (saxophone), AJ Pop Shuvit (bass) and Adriel Wong (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


Izen Kong returns to BoboKL this weekend from 7 to 9 September 2023 for three nights to celebrate the music of legendary crooner NAT KING COLE.. With Ee Jeng on piano, with Amar Azaln on double bass, Aubry Chong on drums and Isaac Marvin on trumpet.

Wednesday Night Live; with a mix of comedy and jazz tonight with Papi Zak and Nuha alongside David Gomes on piano. Reservations are to be WhatsApped to +6012-263 8603. Entrance fee is a minimum spend of RM50 on drinks.

Visit for tickets to shows available and for details and SOPs.

Bobo, 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, KL

Simply Jazz by Tin Box Malaysia

This Wednesday 6 September 2023, Simply Jazz presents harmonica maestro Leon Yuen. Hailing from the tranquil town of Ipoh, his musical journey began in secondary school when he joined a harmonica band. Falling head over heels for jazz after a life-changing music festival, he delved deep into its enchanting world.

Along the way, he crossed paths with many legendary Malaysian musicians and ultimately finding mentorship under our very own Michael Veerapen, who needs no introduction. 

Now, Leon is on a jazz odyssey, determined to make his mark on the Malaysian jazz scene in the near future. His personal achievements include clinching the top spot at the 2018 Jazz Talent Competition and securing the runner-up position at the 5th Seoul International Harmonica Festival in 2017. Together with Michael Veerapen (piano), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums). 8.30pm.

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. Thursday sees Michelle Nunis (vocals), while Friday and Saturday sess Kirana Kay (vocals) join with Veerapen (piano), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums). 8.30pm.

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


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.

Thursday: Pop with Kat Roshan. Acoustic open mic with Keith Kamalaraj.

Friday: Bedroom Pop with Zuura. Full band open mic with One Late Evening.

Saturday: Rock and Alt Rock with Priwayat and Demondolls.

Tips for musicians 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 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.

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

Simply Comedy by Tin Box Group & Harith Iskandar

This week's special: No Ticket Charge. Join Mikhail Svrcula, Keren Bala Devan and Danial Sham for 3 nights of laughter from 7 to 9 September 2023. Admission's on them. Swing by from 7pm onwards to savor mouthwatering delights while securing your front-row seat to laughter galore. Snatch your spot now by hitting up

In collaboration with Tin Box Group Malaysia, The Joke Factory has been rebranded to Simply Comedy by Tin Box & Harith Iskander. Worrying 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 will be hosting open mic sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Reservations: More info:

Simply Comedy by Tin Box & Harith Iskander, No 27, Block C5, Level G3 Publika Shopping Center, No 1, Jln Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL

Rockafellers Kitchen + Bar, Bukit Damansara

The Gastro-Sports Bar and Restaurant gives 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

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's 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


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

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


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

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

REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL


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


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

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

TiTi Jazz & Music

Follow TiTi Jazz & Music at

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


Call them at +6012-591 9923 or Facebook message them to make reservation at

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

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