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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife : Live Events Guide : 21/12/17 : The City List

Kuala Lumpur Nightlife : Live Events Guide : 21/12/17 : The City List

Kuala Lumpur Weekly Live Events Guide 

Nightlife

21 December 2017 

Live sounds around this Christmas weekend in Kuala Lumpur and the week ahead. From live music in KL to comedy and jazz to classical, from indie pop to rock it’s one major packed week ahead either side of Christmas in KL

Merry Xmas with the Live Gig Guide from The City List Kuala Lumpur


DECEMBER 22/23 : Bobo KL presents Jaclyn Victor and Vince Chong

Jaclyn Victor live at Bobo Kuala Lumpur
Christmas Is A Time To Love. Industry darling Jaclyn Victor (Malaysian Idol) returns to the Bobo stage with good friend and fellcow reality star (and winner) Vince Chong (Akademi Fantasia) or a feel good festive evening of Christmas favourites from these two Malaysian pioneering legends of the TV reality contest era.

Get your shopping done, wrap those gifts and come out for a lovely lead up to Christmas Eve. Expect some cameos from several Shawns and Seans. Hosted by the Bangkung Row and Bobo KL, wine and dine with them before the show.

or reservations, call 03-2092 5002.

Bobo Kuala Lumpur

BOBO KL : 65-1, Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, KL

Show times at 9.30pm. Dinner prices RM128++ / RM98++ for Bobo Diners. For reservations call 03-2092 5002


DECEMBER 22 : Amelia Ong & John Dip Silas Trio at No Black Tie

Amelia Ong live at No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

Amelia Ong began singing and played piano at the age of 4. Her life revolved around many big jazz names such as Buby Chen, Benny Likumahua, Ireng Maulana, Yance Manusama, Idang Rasjidi and more from a young age. She finished her study at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2009 as Bachelor of Music, majoring in Jazz Performance. Amelia has developed a concept for herself with a wide repertoire of jazz standards and her love of world music, which gives her a “new age” edge both in her compositions, arrangements, and performances. She will be accompanied on stage by the John Dip Silas Trio 

No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

NO BLACK TIE : 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur

Admission: RM53. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings


DECEMBER 22 : Evelyn Feroza at Le Noir KL

Evelyn Feroza live Le Noir Trec Kuala Lumpur

Le Noir KL presents Evelyn Feroza live on stage at 10:30pm.  Fondly known as “EVIE”, this feisty lass is barely 22 years of age and relatively fresh in the professional music scene. In 2011, she was brought in as a guest at the Red Rooster Reunion. This was where she caught the eye of popular guitarist Hillary Ang, who later hand-picked her to perform in the Konsert Petikan Lagenda 2012, where she rocked it out with him and other famed Malaysian guitarists Kid Search, Joe Wings and Man Kidal. 

Le Noir Trec Kuala Lumpur

LE NOIR KL : Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur

Roof terrace opens at 5pm. Cover charge may apply after 11pm. To reserve your spot:
Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: HERE / Phone/WhatsApp: +60122245416
Valet parking available.


DECEMBER 22 : A very merry, Indie Xmas

Trophy Knives live at The Bee at Publika Kuala Lumpur
Time to put on your Santa and Santarina outfits and get that yuletide spirit going with some of the top independent acts in the local music scene. Lineup: Fazz, Nadir, Jumero, Rzella, Trophy Knives, The Propositions and Azmyl Yunor & Orkes Padu. With special guest host Prakash Daniel.

The Bee at Publika Kuala Lumpur

THE BEE, PUBLIKA : Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL

Tickets: RM30 or Call 03-7960 22160 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my


DECEMBER 22 : Khairul S. & the Whispering Soul live at Ril's

Khairul S live at Rils Bangsar

Khairul S. is the entertainer that puts his passionate soul and music on stage. A kid who just wanted to enjoy his music to the fullest. Today, you can still see him with his down-to-earth personality hanging out in his favourite restaurant where most of his music life all started. He is also currently active with his band TEMJIN which has signed to NSR Records and also an Admission Officer in International College of Music(ICOM).

Rils Bangsar

RIL’S BANGSAR : 30, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar Baru, KL

Call 03-2201 3846 or e-mail reservations@rils.com.my


DECEMBER 22/23 : Crackhouse Presents : Zenjiro (JPN) feat Aaron Aw (MAS)

Zenjiro is an award-winning multilingual comedian and actor, who performs in English, Japanese and Korean. He hosted numerous TV programs in Japan, and was also featured in TV shows such as Just for Laughs, Ed Byrne Comedy Gala, and Japanorama (presented by Jonathan Ross) on BBC; US Comedy Arts Festival on HBO; and Raymann is Laat on Dutch TV channel NTR. Zenjiro has performed at various comedy festivals around the world, including Just for Laughs Festivals in Montreal; HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen; Melbourne Comedy Festival; Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Rotterdam Comedy Festival; and Tokyo International Comedy Festival. In Japan he won the ABC Manzai Competition and other prestigious prizes, and in the US he came in second place in the LA Comedy Store Stand-up Competition. More recently he won the Stand-up Bangkok International Comedy Competition in 2015 and in the US he came in fourth-ranking in the Sacramento Stand-up Competition in 2016.
 

Crack House Comedy KL

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL 1st Floor, 24A, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14 Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL

Time : 9pm Showtime, Seating 8pm. Ticket : RM40 online / RM50 at the door.
https://crackhousezainalb.peatix.com Call +60172603654 or email for more info


DECEMBER 23 : Live sessions at Kyo with Q Sound and band.

Q Sound live at Kyo KualaLumpur

Q-Sound is a versatile and dynamic trombonist, bandleader,singer-songwriter and composer who performs and explores a wide array of musical genres. Born in Wichita Falls, TX, he grew up in Fort Smith, AR. He moved to New York City to study music in 2003. Since moving to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2009, he has profoundly contributed to the development of the growing jazz/art music culture in SE Asia. Through his band, Q Sound has led numerous performances at jazz venues throughout the region, including sold-out performances at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas as part of DFP’s Happy Hour Series.

Club Kyo KL Mandarin Oriental Hotel

KYO KL : (Ren Room) Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, off Jalan Pinang, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

Admission (with one drink): RM40 before 1am / RM60 after 1am. Free entry before 11pm. For table reservations please contact reservations@clubkyokl.com or 012-921 1730.


DECEMBER 23 : Elvira Arul - Christmas in the Sun

Elvira Arul live at No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

Elvira, is as they say “a lady with a voice like no other”. While soulful best describes her, this bubbly lass comes with a lethal combination of the 5Ps - power, passion, pizzazz, personality and panache. Comfortable sharing the stage with local living legends such as Lewis Pragasam, Andy Peterson, and Ricky Omar to name a few, she has also been featured on a host of award-winning radio and television commercials, not to mention regional advertising campaigns.

Somewhere along the way she even found herself backing some of the most sought after local artistes of the industry such as Sheila Majid, Jaclyn Victor, and M. Nasir. 

No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

NO BLACK TIE : 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur

Admission: RM64. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings


DECEMBER 23 : Overwrite at The Bee

NYK Live at The Bee at Publika Kuala Lumpur

The past couple of years has seen a renaissance in Southeast Asia’s music scene - a new generation of producers and performers have stepped into the limelight. OVERWRITE is a celebration and a proper introduction for this new batch of creators, who are quickly changing the face of urban art in this region.

JAIE - billed by JUICE Malaysia as a 'worthy addition to this region's Alt-R&B canon', will also be releasing her debut EP at OVERWRITE.

This event is brought to you in partnership with The Bee and Pestle Mortar Clothing.

FEATURING: alextbh, NYK, Airliftz, Emir Hermono, JAIE, Reddi Rocket, Rianna Evett and Leon Sapphire.
 

The Bee at Publika Kuala Lumpur

THE BEE, PUBLIKA : Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL

Tickets: Tickets: Standard - RM35 / Group (5 pax) - RM160 (purchase at overwrite.peatix.com) / RM40 or Call 03-7960 22160 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my


DECEMBER 23 : Stan Konnexions feat. Syima & Zharif Slowjamz at Le Noir KL

Stan Konnexions live Le Noir Trec Kuala Lumpur

Le Noir KL presents StanKonnexions featuring Syima & Zharif Slowjamz (Alejandro Nawawi) live on stage at 10:30pm.
 

Le Noir Trec Kuala Lumpur

LE NOIR KL : Unit H-G-07, The Hive, TREC, Lot 435, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur

Roof terrace opens at 5pm. Cover charge may apply after 11pm. To reserve your spot:
Book online: https://form.jotform.me/LeNoirKL/book-a-table
Email: HERE / Phone/WhatsApp: +60122245416
Valet parking available.


DECEMBER 23 : Vision live at Ril's

Vision is an entertainment band based in Kuala Lumpur. The band plays Pop, Jazz, and R&B covers with an emphasis on groove and percussive ideas. Band members are professional musicians with a vision to be successful and have a clear path in life, which inspires the band name.

Rils Bangsar

RIL’S BANGSAR : 30, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar Baru, KL

Call 03-2201 3846 or e-mail reservations@rils.com.my


DECEMBER 24 : Legendary KITARO to Perform on Christmas Eve at Genting

Kitaro Live at Genting

Japanese supreme instrumentalist KITARO, who is famous for his brand of contemplative, highly melodic synthesizer music, is set to perform on Christmas Eve on 24th December at 10pm at the Arena of Stars, Resorts World Genting.

It has been more than 6 years since he last performed in Malaysia and his upcoming new tour “KOJIKI & the Universe” will promise audience with a unique and visually-inspiring concert experience, merging the artist’s Grammy nominated music “KOJIKI” album with dynamic space-age photographic scenes of the Universe. The live concert will feature time-lapse images, expertly intertwined with real-time films provided by and in cooperation with NASA and Kyoto University.

KITARO’s “KOJIKI & the Universe” Live Tour was first performed on 20th April in California. The tour reached major cities in Europe, including London and Istanbul, impressing audience with his fascinating music arrangement where they are calling it an “out of this world” performance. The tour continued in November with several stops at Romania, Ukraine and Bulgaria before coming to Malaysia. 

KITARO whose real name is Masanori Takahashi, is a very popular composer and multi-instrumentalist from Japan. Inspired by American R&B, his unique fusion of electronic artistry, traditional Japanese forms, and pop-inflected Western idioms created a rich, harmonic, and poetic sound that won the legendary artist a huge international following. KITARO has won a Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Soundtrack on the movie ‘Heaven and Earth’, and a Grammy Award for ‘Thinking of You’.

Organized by Star Planet, catch this magical performance and go beyond time and space with Japanese legendary new age musician KITARO while you usher into Christmas with your loved ones. Tickets are priced at RM548 (VVIP), RM478 (VIP), RM408 (PS1), RM338 (PS2), RM268 (PS3), RM198 (PS4) and RM138 (PS5) *exclude RM4 processing fee. Call Star Planet 03-9223 3667 / TicketCharge 03-9222 8811 / Genting 03-2718 1118 or visit www.starplanet.com.my / www.ticketcharge.com.my / www.rwgenting.com for more information.

 

ARENA OF STARS : Genting Highlands, Genting, Pahang


DECEMBER 24 : A Brazilian Christmas - Juliana da Silva

Juliana da Silva live at No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

Juliana da Silva born in São Paulo, Brazil, is well known for her outstanding performances. She interprets Brazilian music and jazz with her magical voice, a mixture of expression, charm, humor and passion for the music she sings. She has become a remarkable representative of the ‘musica popular brasileira’ (MPB).

A wider audience became aware of her work due to the Jobim Project, playing in Jazz Festivals in Germany, Poland, Russia, Holland and Czech Republic. Also in Asia she has been performing in Bangkok, Hyderabad, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, accompanied by great local musicians. Over the past few years she has performed with diverse projects showing her diversity: working with a Bossa Nova Trio singing original compositions, with jazz musicians in the Brazilian jazz scene or writing lyrics for brand new tunes. Meanwhile she is one of the main artists performing regularly at Frankfurt Jazzkeller, where she organizes a summer special event since 10 years.

Throughout her concerts she brings different repertoires and formations, always with the same aim: the perfect mixture between Brazilian music and jazz.

She will be joined by Tony Lakatos, who hails from Budapest, and moved to Berlin where he is highly regarded as a Saxophonist. 

No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

NO BLACK TIE : 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur

Admission: RM64. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings


DECEMBER 24 : Trifecta: Fragments (Part 1) Music Showcase

Trifecta live at The Bee at Publika Kuala Lumpur

Trifecta: Fragments (Part 1); is a music showcase by the band Trifecta on the success in making of their debut album, Fragments. The event will be the official release party for the volume 1 of the album. Trifecta will showcase their repertoire from the album.

The Fridays live at The Bee at Publika Kuala Lumpur

Performing together with Trifecta will be local heroes; The Fridays and Deepset, both known as the  best in their niche.
 

The Bee at Publika Kuala Lumpur

THE BEE, PUBLIKA : Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL

Tickets: Free Entry or Call 03-7960 22160 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my


DECEMBER 26 : Nigel Tay at No Black Tie

Nigel Tay live at No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

Nigel Tay is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Blending elements from music of various cultures,

Nigel delivers a sweet mash of Pop/Rnb music with a dash of electronic. Having been recently graduated from Berklee College of Music, Nigel currently continues his musical journey, working with world renown artists and musicians, in Los Angeles, CA.

No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

NO BLACK TIE : 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur

Admission: RM50. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings


DECEMBER 26 : Feedback featuring Cha:Koy & Ash

Feedback Open Mic is back at The Bee on the 26th December, where they’re giving you the chance to shine onstage. If the spotlight isn’t your thing, don’t fret. Come hang out and hear some tunes by the talented open mic-ers and our featured acts, Cha:Koy and Ash. Sign up to perform at 7pm, or stay for the show at 8pm onwards. It's free entry at The Bee, Publika.

The Bee at Publika Kuala Lumpur

THE BEE, PUBLIKA : Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL

Call 03-7960 22160 or e-mail bees@thebee.com.my


DECEMBER 27 : Imran Ajmain at No Black Tie

Imran Ajmain live at No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

Imran Ajmain is a singer-songwriter. He shot to fame in 2007 with his hit 'Seribu Tahun' off of his debut release 'Dengan Secara Kebetulan'.

This was followed by 'Punca Dan Tindakan' (2009) & 'Setulus Kasih' (2014). His current single; 'Sentiasa Merinding' sees him in a duet with jazzy songstress Najwa Mahiaddin.

No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

NO BLACK TIE : 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur

Admission: RM53. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings


DECEMBER 27 : Open Crack at Crackhouse Comedy Club

Open Crack at Crack House Comedy KL

Get over that mid-week slump with a dose of comedy as it’s supposed to be - uncensored and honest. Raw, fast paced and edgy, Open Crack! Witness the grassroots comedy scene with newbies, regulars and if you’re lucky a surprise guest comic. The best three minute set of the night will wish RM100 cash AND an opportunity to perform on the weekend shows. To perform, Just turn up at 8.00pm on the night itself to sign up. List closes at 8.45pm. Prepare three minutes of material. 

Every Wednesday (except 1st Wednesday)

Crack House Comedy KL

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL 1st Floor, 24A, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14 Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL

Time : 9pm Showtime, Seating 8pm. Ticket : RM15 online / RM20 at the door.
https://crackhousezainalb.peatix.com Call +60172603654 or email for more info


DECEMBER 28 : Michael Veerapen Trio feat Dasha Logan

Dasha Logan live at No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

Malayian legend Michael Veerapen is well-known in the Malaysian and the Regional Jazz scene – having established his name as a Jazz pianist, producer, record studio head and mentor over the past three to four decades. 

21-year-old Dasha Logan has been exposed to the music scene and life of a musician before she can remember, having grown up in a musical family. Now an upcoming artist herself, she has been singing professionally for the past 3 years, but started her journey with music at the tender age of 4 when her love for performing began. At 17 she was offered her first singing gig which kicked off her life on stage and it naturally only took one performance for everyone to see what an amazing talent she has. With special guest Tony Lakatos on saxophone

No Black Tie Kuala Lumpur

NO BLACK TIE : 17, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur

Admission: RM53. Call 03-2142 3737 after 5pm or visit www.noblacktie.com.my for bookings


DECEMBER 28 : Crackhouse Presents : Comedy Rojak' Night, a bi-lingual Comedy Night 9pm Showtime

Comedy Rojak at Crack House Comedy KL

Rojak Comedy! Crackhouse’s twice a month mixed-lingo open mic show for English / BM audiences only. It’s a mash up of Malaysian humour delivered in our mother tongue of Bahasa and the tongue of our colonial invaders. Or, in Malay - Rojak Comedy menampilkan persembahan komedi "Stendap" di dalam Bahasa Melayu dan Bahasa Inggeris! 
 

Crack House Comedy KL

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL 1st Floor, 24A, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14 Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL

Time : 9pm Showtime, Seating 8pm. Ticket : RM15 online / RM20 at the door.
https://crackhousezainalb.peatix.com Call +60172603654 or email for more info



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