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by jacobus raj
WE ARE still in the thick of Chinese New Year celebrations and the fun goes on with a wide range of good music happening all over the Klang Valley.
Soloists and bands all come together for a great night out with plenty of options to choose from.
• 20, Jln 30/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2300 1955
• Gd Floor, Menara HSC, 187, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2181 1626
Always ready for a party, Souled Out now serves up fun in two locations. As an added bonus, there is now some great music to enjoy on Wednesday nights at both outlets, with the musicians alternating venues so you don’t have to travel far to enjoy some great grooves.
Wed: Albert Sirimal, Vanessa Tan, Bada, Colin Jansen, Vishnu and more
Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1,
Tel: 03-7886 5030
Elinor’s serves up scrumptious snacks, mouth-watering meals and delicious desserts on top of the great ambience and live music from Thurs to Sat. The Porky Affair for 4 was a success in January and Elinor’s has extended the pork platter deal into February and March with six attractive packages to choose from.
Fri: Project N9 feat Jessica
Sat: Chilliapi feat Tuty Alyaa, Alvin Fletcher and Ronnie Felix
Ground Floor, Tower B
8, Jalan PJU8/8A,
Tel: 03-7710 1118
Every Friday night, Ecoba comes alive with the sound of some great music with Magnifico and Mad Sally taking turns to turn up the heat. RUNWAY 33
Skypark Subang Terminal,
Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport,
The new kid on the block at the former Terminal 3 of the Subang airport. Great mix of food, drink and music. Perfect stop-over on the way out of town or just for a chilled-out night.
DIRTY NELLY’S KL LIFE
1st floor,KL Life Centre,
Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL.
Tel: 03-2181 2537
If you are on the lookout for something new to tantalise your taste buds, Dirty Nelly’s is the place for you. With a friendly twist of flavours to suit local palates, Dirty Nelly’s showcases English traditional flavours with a wide array of dishes for both lunch and dinner. Mondays to Fridays, try the Pork Briyani for lunch at RM18nett. Great beverage promos daily and it is open for all kinds of functions and events. DIRTY NELLY’S
27, Jalan SS22/19,
Damansara Jaya, PJ.
Tel: 03-7731 3719
The original hotspot still keeps on kicking now with music four nights a week and a selection of some great pork dishes to choose from. Definitely an interesting spot to chill out. Music nights on Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat.
Tues: Clinton F
ALEXIS BISTRO AMPANG
Lot 10 & 11, Great Eastern Mall, KL.
Tel: 03-4260 2288
If you’re ever tired of Top 40 hits or old school rock’n’roll, then Alexis is probably the best place to check out. For details, visit www.alexis.com.my. CHILLOUT BISTRO & RESTAURANT
G31, Ground Floor,
Subang Parade Shopping Centre,
Tel: 03-5638 5508
Purpose-built to cater to fun-filled evenings, ChillOut offers a great selection of music, coupled with some great offers on food and beverages.
Wed: Acoustic Foreplay
Thurs: Heavy Machine
Fri: Rock and Rolla
G16, Empire Shopping Gallery,
Another spot to stop by if you happen to be in the Subang neighbourhood. Right now, the retro vibes of the Strollers 2 entertain on Saturday nights.
LA BODEGA LOUNGE
18-1, Jalan Telawi 2,
The Lounge stirs things up on the musical front with its Wednesday night mid-week sessions. CHEERS PUB & BISTRO
8-4 & 8-5a,
Jalan Batai, Damansara Heights,
Cheers is, like the one in the TV series, a neighbourhood pub with a long history. After 30 years in the business, this is definitely a firm favourite with its crowd.
Wed: Clinton J Fernandez
Thurs: The Union
Fri: Jason Noah & Clifford Jay
QUEENS BAR & RESTAURANT
6, Jalan Telawi 5,
Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 012-363 0630 (Ee Vonne)
Bringing back a taste of the oldies in the heart of Bangsar.
Wed: Mark Renesh
Thurs: Small Stones
Sat: Broken Pieces
32, Jalan SS20/10,
Tel: 03-7728 0532
It has been around more than 20 years, but the entertainment line-up at Online show no signs of slowing down, so get ready for a blast of volume and good vibrations.
Mon: Sharin Band
Tues: Muzza (Acoustic set)
Fri: Muzza’s Mayhem Band
Sat: Julian Mokhtar & the
The latest outlet to hit Petaling Jaya’s live scene, Rockafellas hits up great rock and blues.
B-0-15, Megan Avenue II,
Jalan Yap Kwan Seng,
An oasis in the heart of the city, La Rambla serves up good food, good times and some great music to wash it all down. Music up for grabs six nights a week.
Mon: Russel & Ramesh
Tues: 3 Senoritas
Wed: Music & Soul
Sat: Hot & Spicy
THE TOP DROP
G42, SS2 Mall,
40, Jalan SS2/72,
Tel: 03-7931 5073
Another new hot spot on the map, The Top Drop offers a wide array of single malts and wines. Live music from Tues to Fri, with a rotating selection of bands.
Mon: Ice & Mizan
Tues: Colin Jansen
Wed: Rhytsoul with Syasya on vocals
Thurs: Acoustic Fourplay
Fri: Flash Band
Sat: Andrew Jacob
132, Jalan Kasah,
Tel: 03-2095 0122
The lounge celebrates all things jazz with musical director, and one of Malaysia’s foremost jazz pianists, Michael Veerapen, has plenty of surprises for fans. For more information, visit www.mezze.my. MANDOLIN
Plaza Glomac Kelana Jaya,
Tel: 03-7885 9110 / 7886 8434
Ever since it opened its doors more than a year ago, Mandolin has been serving up more than just great grub and cool drinks. There is also a sister outlet over in the Sri Damansara Club, with music from Thurs to Fri, so if you happen to be in that neck of the woods, do check them out. Tonight, join the folks at Mandolin for their annual Chinese New Year celebration with Indigo on stage and have a blast. Next week promises to be interesting with Arumugam goes to Alabama bringing their unique fusion sound to the stage.
Sat: CNY party with Indigo (tonight), Arumugam goes to Alabama (Feb 23)
Sun: Roaring ‘60s with Jefry Moi & Rizal
Mon: Vishnu & Vijay
Wed: Wild Roses (Ladies Night)
Thurs: Art of Noise
Fri: The Union
MALONES IRISH RESTAURANT & BAR
M-4-G, Jaya One,
72A, Jalan Universiti,
An Irish-themed bar that offers a delightful menu filled with an array of authentic Irish specialties and a variety of creamy thirst-quenching drafts to choose from. This is the only Malones outlet that serves a wide selection of pork dishes. Catch some great music with Allan G every Thursday.
BACKYARD PUB & GRILL
26/28, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8,
Tel: 03-6201 0318
Mention Backyard and live music will definitely be one of the first things to come to mind.
Mon: Mark Renesh
Tues: Arumugam Goes To Alabama
Wed: Vincent & Fe
Thurs: Albert & Friends
Fri: Big Band
Sat: Rock N Rolla
Sun: Raymond Chia
Level 2, Menara Hap Seng,
Jalan P Ramlee, KL.
Tel: 03-2078 9908
A wine bar and restaurant set in an elegant Chinoiserie setting, Hakka Republic is the venue for a soothing mix of Soul, Jazz & Bossa Nova.
Thurs: Shanghai Jazz
Fri: Malaysian Soul Revue with Lewis Pragasam
W101, Metropolitan Square,
Damansara Perdana, Petaling Jaya
Backyard comes to Damansara Perdana, serving up the outlet’s signature musical vibes. Sister outlet to the long-standing Kuala Lumpur institution in Sri Hartamas. Laidback place to groove with good food and music.
Mon: Arab & Mathan
Thurs: Latha & Sam
Sat: Mark Renesh
Sun: Steven J
PJ PALMS SPORTS CENTRE,
1, Lorong Sultan,
Sunday night jam sessions are still a big draw. Sunday jam sessions still a great draw, especially for all you amateurs out there.
Wed: Mad Sally
Thurs: Rock and Rolla
Sun: Jam Session
Jalan Bukit, Section 11,
Still a great place to party, with a musical line-up most nights of the week. A rocking option if you’re in the area. Saturday nights are among the choice picks with legends the Alleycats taking the stage.
3 2 Square, Jalan 19/1,
Another option in the heart of Petaling Jaya, just down the road from Section 14. Great food, good music and some great times in store for patrons.
Wed: Chilli Api
Fri: Sons of Adam
Who could ask for more, especially since this place caters to the retro crowd with bands playing some of the best sounds.
Tues: N The Boys
Wed: Broken Pieces
Fri: Zarsardius Brothers
Sat: Heavy Machine
Sun: Small Stones & Thomas ‘Tom Jones’ Williams
Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya.
Good news for rock fans out there. The boys at Ol’Skool have opened up a new venue right next door.
Thurs: Open Mic
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