Checking into November with a selection of what's going on in Live Music, Theatre, Arts, and Comedy across the Kuala Lumpur this week ahead. Be Supportive. Be careful. Be Alert, Be Kind. Stay Safe and Enjoy.
Going Out Fred Perry Night Tales: Jio Space - 11 November 2023
See Fred Perry Nightlong Music Event Returns on 11 November
Live at Jao Tim
Table Lamp Concert this 9 November 2023 with an evening of original indie folk and pop. Reza Salleh, on vocals and rhythm guitar shares his indie singer-songwriter side, backed by Melina William (bass), Irena Taib (lead guitar) and Zalila Lee (percussions). 8pm.
Live at Jao Tim presents Chanelle Guerzo this 11 November 2023 for an evening of Songs of Alica Keys 2.0. Together with Chanelle (keys, vocals) will be Aven (guitar), Wafi (bass), Darren Cheow (drums). 8.30pm
Live at Jao Tim presents Dasha Logan performing for you Uninvited: A Night of Alanis Morissette. With Jack Lian (guitar), Rozhan Razman (bass), Sharon Chong (keys and Omar Ibrahim (drums). Book your tickets now to see them up close and personal for an evening of rock. 8.30pm
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
Joanne Kam – Kam My Way this weekend. 9 to 11 November 2023. Prepare for an evening of uncontrollable laughter as the outrageous JOANNE KAM commandeers the stage in a one-of-a-kind performance, commemorating three decades of comedic brilliance. Get ready for a riotous night of pure entertainment, featuring an appearance by the incredible BIBI K.POH. Pure box office gold! (For mature audiences of 18 and above).
Wednesday Night Live with a mix of comedy and jazz tonight with Rizal Van Geyzel and Dr Jason Leong alongside David Gomes on piano. 8pm.
Tuesday Light Nights are also a feature with guest singers weekly.
Visit https://www.cloudjoi.com for tickets to shows available and https://www.facebook.com/BoboKualaLumpur for details and SOPs. Reservations are to be WhatsApped to +6012-263 8603.
Bobo, 65-2, Jalan Bangkung, KL
BEE PUBLIKA KL
JUNNY 'blanc' tour 2023 Asia in Kuala Lumpur. 10 November 2023. Coined a ‘genius singer-songwriter,’ JUNNY is making his mark as an emerging star in the global music scene. The Korean-Canadian debuted in 2017 with his first EP, Monochrome. Since then, he has gained a strong following for his musical abilities across all areas of composing, writing, and performing, making him one of the most sought-after talents in the industry. Notably, JUNNY caught the eye of BTS's Jungkook, who expressed his love for the artist by covering his track, "By My Side." 8pm. Tickets available now: https://www.unboundentertainmentgroup.com/junny
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
Thursday Live Latin Live this week 8pm onwards with a music performance by Havana Jazz Tumbao. Founded by Marco Antonio Alonso is a musician, guitarist & producer hailing from Cuba and has been calling Kuala Lumpur home for the past few years. He has toured extensively in the region, sharing his Latin jazz music with the locals. Havana Jazz Tumbao Project is a group that specializes in Cuban music and from 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 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
Pentas 2: Dancebox: 7 to 17 November 2025
The Dance Box Series was originally conceived as a series of monthly dance events organized by MyDance Alliance and The Actors Studio to showcase a diversity of dance including work by less established, more experimental choreographers. It later morphed into a mixed bill performance presenting works in progress, experimental works by established artists, and new works by emerging artists. This edition of dancebox will feature works by: Art Room Studio, Asia Ballet Theatre, Dance Space, Geethashankaran Dance, Iqram Company, Wong Shan Tie, WUXU Dance Troupe, Zulkanain Zuber.
Visit KLPac's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/theklpac and https://www.klpac.org for information about KLPac and more on what's coming up.
Buy Tickets. Online Purchase @ Cloudjoi: https://www.cloudjoi.com No phone sales and over the counter sales. E-tickets only.
KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KLSimply Jazz by Tin Box Malaysia
A Diwali Special for Simply Jazz this Sunday 12 November 2023 featuring singer-songwriter Lyn Wen from 8pm onwards. Lyrically gifted and musically captivating, this 22-year-old artist embarked on her musical journey as an indie singer. With her evolving style, she ventured into the mesmerising realm of jazz, allowing her to learn from and collaborate with notable jazz legends like Michael Veerapen and David Soh.
Join Wen, accompanied by Michael Veerapen (piano), Marini Zaini (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums), for this public holiday eve as she explores the rich tapestry of jazz, infusing her signature melodic charm into classic standards. To make it even more exciting, they'll be extending our opening hours on Sunday only until 1AM.
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.
This Wednesday to Saturday with Michael Veerapen (band leader/piano), Marina Zaini (bass) and Cliff Wong (drums). Also with Tony Rizal (guitars) on Wednesday, Anais Shauki (vocals) on Thursday, Lyn Wen (vocals) on Friday and Jessia Teh (vocals) on Saturday.
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
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. Thursday: Havoq. Friday: Astra Malaysia. Saturday: Frenz. Sunday: Nu Noiz
The Iron Fairies KL opens daily 5 pm 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
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 Alya and Jason live on Wednesdays and Fridays 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 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: Blues rock with Shalini.
Friday: Minimal pop with Zuura.
Saturday: Grunge rock with Silvergun Superman. Acoustic open mic with Keith Kamalaraj & The Casualties.
Tips for musicians are 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
Nero Event Space: 10 – 12 November 2023. The concert Carpe Diem 2 - Unrestrained Determination by Souls Impact features 7 new original compositions that push beyond our limits. In addition to the typical Chinese drums, we are incorporating various instruments including the Cak Lempong, Handpan, San Xian, electric guitar, bass guitar, jazz drums, and traditional Chinese opera instruments, among others.
Visit PJPac at https://pjpac.com.my / https://www.facebook.com/pjpac to find out 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
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/.
On the tenth, they are throwing a send-off party for our favourite tormented darkwave musician MRIZALMUSTBEDESTROYED as he embarks on a Japan Tour soon after. The door collection from one-off night You Goth Or Not will be channelled to Mrizal’s pocket money to keep himself warm.
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
Simply Live by Tin Box
Want to relax and forget the chaos of city life? Simply Live by Tin Box has relocated to Jaya One in Petaling Jaya and will soon be ready to have you over. When that time comes, head 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, Jaya One, PJ
Simply Comedy by Tin Box Group & Harith Iskandar
This weekend from 9 to 11 November 2023, they're bringing you a comedy pilgrimage all the way from Penang, it's Diwali, but with more punchlines! Hosting this unforgettable night of humour is the one and only Shaq, who's about to light up the stage with her fiery wit. Joining her are two of Penang's funniest exports – Garu and Raqib Karim. They're ready to take you on a comedic journey that'll leave you rolling with laughter.
So mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate the Festival of Lights in a whole new way – with punchlines that sparkle brighter than any firework! Secure your seats for a laughter-filled Diwali celebration you won't forget! It's free but do book below.
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.
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
Cosy show this Friday with Billie Blue & The Nowhere Men. RM40. Get your tickets via the link https://www.instagram.com/porkvillerestaurant/ or you can get them at the door.
Porkville, Lot 3, Lorong Utara (B), PJS 52, PJ, Selangor
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
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. 8 pm 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
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
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
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