June 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.
Damien Rice Live in KL 7 June 2023
Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice to perform at Plenary Hall, KL on 7 June
The Malaysian Jazz Piano Festival (MJPF) 10 is here. Celebrate their 10th year anniversary, from 9 to 11, 2023 at Klpac. It is the only one of its kind in the world with hundreds of musicians having participated over all these years.
This year their program will highlight four main events beginning with the College night, followed by the premiere of their first Virtuoso concert, the Lindy Hop matinee and the 10th Gala Anniversary concert finale that will feature legendary and prominent jazz musicians and groups in the country like Junji Delfino ft. WVC, Pop and Bop, Rhythm Break and many more.
For a good cause, MJPF with Klpac is offering an all access package deal for all three days, inclusive of the four main events, free workshops, masterclass and forum for the price of RM 300 for the public and RM150 for students. Tickets per event are also sold separately.
They are a unique festival in that it is proudly created by musicians and conducted by musicians. This is truly a weekend not to be missed. Ticket link right here https://www.cloudjoi.com/shows/malaysian-jazz-piano-festival
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 @ Cloudjoi: https://www.cloudjoi.co No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.
KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL
Saint Kylo Live at Pisco KL 8 June 2023
Saint Kylo makes his latest appearance at Pisco KL this Thursday. The multifaceted musician, Kyren Thomas, who now goes by Saint Kylo, has seen his musical spectrum and portfolio grow within Malaysia over the last few years. Known for putting on high octane and energetic live shows, he has also opened for Grammy nominated singer, Joss Stone (UK) and British band, Toploader (UK).
He plans on bringing his sultry voice and infectious on-stage energy, as seen at the Good Vibes Festival, Urbanscapes and Riuh In The City (to name a few festivals) onto newer platforms throughout South East Asia and the rest of the world.
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
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, 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 with Channelle Guerzo and Saturday with Yew Han Baker on the solo evening performances 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
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 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
Simply Jazz by Tin Box
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 to the stage every Wednesday through Saturday.
Wednesday: Alton Wong (piano), Julian Chan (saxophone), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums).
Thursday to Saturday: Michael Veerapen (piano), YHFoo (bass), Cliff Wong (drums) with Michelle Nunis (vocals) and Thursday/Friday) with Jo Wong (vocals) Friday.
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
Live at Jao Tim presents
Table Lamp Concert 7 June 2023 presents Dasha Logan and Michael Veerapen for an evening where the Lady Sings Standards.
Table Lamp Concert 9 June 2023 presents Rozz singing you songs of Elton John.
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
Bihzhu takes her soulful music to BoboKL this weekend with a stripped down show featuring Nish Tham on keys and Melissa Sasa on guitar from 8 to 10 June 2023.
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, Jason Leong and Nuha 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 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
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
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
The grassroots live music bar is back to four nights a week providing you music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes.
Wednesday: Original post rock with Azmyl Yunor.
Thursday: Original folk with Sounds of Kites.
Friday: Original progressive rock with Dewataraya.
Saturday: Original grunge rock with Silvergun Superman. Full band open mic: Faye Faire.
Tickets for this week: Free entry.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. For more info and to make your reservations: https://tinbox.my/
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 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 reservation at https://www.facebook.com/JazzUp9.lounge
JAZZ UP9, No 2A, 1st Floor, Jalan 51/225A, Section 51A , PJ
Stage 1 Theatre: 9 – 11 June 2023. 2023 KL City Opera Gala Spectacular. Get ready to be swept away by a spectacular evening of operatic music and drama as BOH Cameronian award-winning company, KL City Opera presents the “Opera Gala Spectacular” featuring iconic opera scenes from Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore, Puccini's La Boheme, Mozart’s Don Giovanni to rare gems and excerpts from operas such as Bellini’s Norma, Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles, Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, Korngold’s Die Tote Stadt and more.
Conducted by the renowned conductor, Lien Boon Hua and featuring an extraordinary line-up of Malaysian vocal talents, including sopranos Cecilia Yap, Ho Chi Mei, Tan Sin Sim, and Evelyn Toh, mezzo-soprano Lim Yee Fen, tenors Heo Yueh Ren and Tan Chee Shen, baritones Wilson Loh, James Long, and Joseph Ng, and bass-baritone, Chi Hoe Mak accompanied by the KL City Opera Orchestra and KL City Opera Chorus, conducted by Lien Boon Hua.
Featuring some of the most beautiful and challenging pieces in the opera repertoire, this concert is a true celebration of the power and passion of operatic music. So, whether you are a die-hard opera fan or just looking for a night of unforgettable entertainment, be sure not to miss this incredible performance.
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.
Visit PJPac at https://pjpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/pjpac to learn 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
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 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 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
Visit DPAC at https://www.dpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/damansaraDPAC to learn 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
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