February begins with 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.
Maksim – The Collection – Kuala Lumpur 14 February 2023
The virtuoso pianist Maksim, winner of MTV Music Awards and top prizes at prestigious international music competitions, will perform in 2023 in Asia with a crossover show, THE COLLECTION, playing the greatest hits of all time by Coldplay, John Legend, Queen, themes from movies like Godfather, Pirates of the Caribbean, Game of Thrones, some classical masterpieces by Liszt and Chopin along with the biggest pieces from his previous ten albums like Flight of the Bumblebee, Exodus and many more.
On 14 of February 2023, lmeet at Plenary Hall and enjoy Maksim's one night only show in Kuala Lumpur with your loved one.
Tickets available from https://tsasia.sales.ticketsearch.com/sales/salesevent/92014
Melissa Indot returns to the BoboKL stage this 9-11 February 2023 wth Seasons of Love: Songs in the Key of Romance.
How about a special edition of Gitar N’Jiwa on Valentine’s Day 14 February 2023. Featuring a rare appearance by soulful vocalist Mia Palencia accompanied on the guitar by her equally soulful brother & BoboKL regular Christian.
BoboKL still has music All Week Long. Go with friends for casual fun and good music. Tuesdays and Wednesdays are Bobo LightNights. Tuesdays showcases Guitar n' Jiwa with various guests.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE; with a mix of comedy and jazz courtesy of Rizal Van Geyzel, Dr Jason Leong and BoboKL’s resident pianist and singer David Gomes. Reservations are to be WhatsApped to 012-263-8603. 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
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. The inimitable Russell Curtis performs on Friday. On Saturday the Jason Raj Duo are set to perform.
Sundays – Crane KL Open Mic nights starts 8pm onwards. Open to everyone who would like to showcase their hidden talents or even to perform in front of family and friends. You'll be given a slot of between 10 to 15 minutes to get up there and "do ya thang". This is open to soloist, duets and trios. All you have to do is contact them, give them your name, what instrument / instruments you play and your song list for the night. Hosted by Eddy Zachariah - e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or WA your details to : +6014-639 2627.
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 Astra Malaysia Live. Thursday The Jason Raj Trio ft Timothy Achariam and Donnie Keys take to the stage. Friday sees Streetcode the band perform. Saturday features singer songwriter Brendan De Cruz. The Iron Fairies KL opens 5pm onwards Tuesdays to Sundays. 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 Live & Simply Jazz 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.
In the mood for some jazz tunes? There's also their newly opened Simply Jazz by Tin Box.Expect great classics such as Charlie Parker's Summertime, Crystal Silence by Chick Corea and so much more, as their musicians takes the stage every Wednesday through Saturday. Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in the intimate space at Reserve your table today. This week, there's Michael Veerapen (piano), YHFoo (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums) on Wednesday and Thursday, with Julian Chan (saxophone) on Wednesday and Andrew Cheng (guitar) on Thursday. On Friday, Wee Lern (piano), Junji Delfino (vocals), Che Wan (bass) and KJ (drums), and Saturday Special Night with David Gomes (piano), Delfino, Che Wan and KJ.
Opening times: Tues - Thurs: 6:30pm – 12am / Fri & Sat: 6:30pm – 1am /Sun & Mon: Closed . Make your reservations: https://tinbox.my/. More info: https://tinbox.my/
Living Room Live featuring Jazper Nimoi at Woobar, W Kuala Lumpur
Living Room is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, join them at Woobar, W Kuala Lumpur for their Living Room Live this Saturday 11 February 2023 for an evening filled with live music that will surely tantalise all your senses along with the finest beverage offerings. They welcome for this edition, singer songwriter Jazper Nimoi to the centre stage this Saturday.
Woobar, W Kuala Lumpur, Level 8, Woobar, 7PM-11PM. Reservations required. RSVP Here: https://wa.me/60123479088
W Kuala Lumpur, 121, Jalan Ampang, KL
The grassroots live music bar continues with music and performances and highly original music from homegrown artistes.
Wednesday: Singer songwriter Eloise Lau. Acoustic open mics: Coebar.
Thursday: Singer songwriter Ian Tai. Acoustic open mics: Armand Tanzarian and Iris.
Friday: Punk rock with Johnny 23 the band. Open mics: Buncit.
Saturday: Pop punk with Airwaves on Fire. Open mic with Rickpsiko.
Tickets for this week: Wed/Thur: Free entry. Fri/Sat: RM20 online/RM30 door. 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
Pisco Live this Thursday 2 February 2023 sees Cassy return to Pisco KL for an evening of live music. 8Pm onwards.
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
Live at Jao Tim presents
Live at Jao Tim presents A Rewind to N'Sync with Yasher, Ronnie and friends this 12 February 2023. With Yasher (vocals/guitar), Ronnie (vocals), Tasneem (backing vocals), Icco Elnoel (bass), Melvin Goh (keyboards), Alexander Ching (guitar) and Lukas Lopez (drums).
Live at Jao Tim presents Sunrise Album Launch with Teriver Cheung and friends this 10 and 11 February 2023. With Teriver (guitar), Sotoc (keys), Rie (piano), Rozhan (bass), John (drums).
Table Lamp Concert presents Table Lamp Concert ft. a duet performance by Luca Ciarla Mediterramia and Maurizio Perrone this 8 February 2023. Supported by Italy in Kuala Lumpur. Book your tickets now to see them up close and personal for an evening of Genuine Folk to Sophisticated Jazz.
Visit Jao Tim, purchase tickets and for more information on performances, their regular jam sessions and dinner at https://www.jaotim.com.
Jao Tim, 61 (First Flr), Jalan Sultan, KL
BEE PUBLIKA KL
Malaysia's Longest Running Independent Music Venue has a great week ahead of live music.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Celebrate at The Bee, Publika with some wine and dine, and live music by the lovely Chantelle Gabrielle this 14 February 2023. 8.30 pm.
There's also their weekend jam at the Courtyard this Sunday from 8pm onwards. Go sing your heart out.
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
dwp Bar KL
Come up to their First Floor Wine Lounge from 9pm onwards and start your Saturday nights. Catch a live set this Saturday at the Wine Lounge with Allan G performing some great music to get you into the weekend vibe! Bring your friends over and reserve a table to start your weekend. Online store: https://dwpkl.com RSVN: +6012-240 2616 / +6012-273 9842. WeChat: dwpbarkl
dwp Bar KL, Unit G-2, Ground Floor, KL Trillion, No. 338, 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
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
The Joke Factory
Dave Thompson will be coming to The Joke Factory on 9 and 10 February 2023. With his one liner jokes, his shows are not to be missed.
Charles The French is coming to The Joke Factory with his musical comedy Singing Funny on 11 February 2023 for two shows (3pm and 8:30pm). His shows are not to be missed. Come get your tickets and enjoy his shows.
On Tuesdays 8.15pm, head over 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 and 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
Mojo Projects: Praveen Kumar in Family Man Returns this 11 February 2023. Family Man Returns is Praveen Kumar’s sequel to his hit stand up show Mr.Family Man (available on Amazon Prime). Go watch him take you through tales about what it takes to sustain as a family man. School admissions, house hunting, travel, friendships, marriage and the most important of all - fellow boomers. 7.30pm. REX Hall, REXKL. RM50 (Students) / RM85 (Silver) / RM115 (Gold) / RM185 (VIP).
Visit https://www.facebook.com/hellorexkl / https://www.instagram.com/hellorexkl/ for information and bookings.
REX KL, 80, Jalan Sultan, KL
Nero Event Space: Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and they’ve got the perfect event to celebrate love. Philharmonic Winds of Malaysia presents L.O.V.E. - Valentines with Philwinds, highlighting selections of the love themed wind band featuring renowned jazz pianist, Michael Veerapan and conductor, Eric Lee. L.O.V.E. - Valentine’s with Philwinds is happening on 10 & 11 February 2023.
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
Dewan Filharmonik Petronas & Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
Opera La Traviata at the DFP this 11 & 14 February 2023. La Traviata is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on La Dame aux camélias (1852), a play by Alexandre Dumas fils adapted from his own 1848 novel. The opera was originally titled Violetta, after the main character. Present by the MOV Asia Korea Opera team, from Korea to Malaysia. Experience the most enjoyable show presented by MOV Asia. Purchase tickets online: dfp.com.my/latraviata
This Sunday 12 February 2023, join MOV Asia for a glittering “Grand Gala Concert – Operrisima” from the most popular opera hits of all time! Don’t miss this curated selection of arias, delightful duets and unforgettable symphonic moments! With the MPO conducted by Yang Ginmo for this concert. Purchase tickets online: dfp.com.my/movgrandgalaconcert-operrisima
Pentas 2: Yesterday Once More 4 this 8 – 12 February 2023. Starting 2023 with some Oldies But Goodies! With three near sold-out editions under its belt, their popular Golden Oldies series makes a grand return just in time for an early Valentine’s Day celebration. Treat your loved ones to some of the most loved classics from the 40s to the 70s. They are in for a relaxing time with music from some of the greatest crooners and soul singers such as The Platters, Joni Mitchell, Louis Armstrong, Bee Gees, Shirley Bassey, Nat King Cole, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and the King of Roll Elvis Presley. Directed by Ian Chow and Omar Ali, Yesterday Once More 4 welcomes back singers Joel Wong, Omar Ali, Phraveen Arikiah and Rachel Liu along with two new vocalists Angie Cheah and Kirthana Kuhendran. They will be joined by keyboardist Jacqueline Teng (also Music Director), lead guitarist Jeremy James Kong, bassist Dishon Lau and percussionist Alex Lee.
Also on Pentas 2: Mark Atkins: His Stories and His Music this 14 February 2023. Acknowledged as one of Australia’s finest didgeridoo players, Mark Atkins is also recognised internationally for his collaborative projects with some of the world’s leading composers and musicians. His great passion, however, is to share his own stories about his country, the land and the people through the solo show “Mark Atkins, His Stories and His Music”.
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.cloudjoi.co No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.
KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL
Visit DPAC at https://www.dpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/damansaraDPAC 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