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Veteran rocker Bala gets into the groove in Waikiki PJ on Friday nights

Veteran rocker Bala gets into the groove in Waikiki PJ on Friday nights

MONDAY

ALEXIS @ UPSTAIRS

29A, Jalan Telawi 3,

Bangsar Baru, KL

Tel: 03-2284 2880

It’s the first Monday of the month and that means its time for a jam session at Alexis in Bangsar. Bring your gear and get ready to sing it up.

BACKYARD

28, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8,

Taman Sri Hartamas, KL

Tel: 03-6201 0318

Mark Renesh croons for the crowd with his own special brand of charm.

BROTZEIT BSC

G130, Bangsar Shopping Centre,

285, Jalan Maarof, KL

Tel: 03-2282 9516/7

Another hotspot in the middle of Bangsar with a good selection of live grooves from time to time.

HOME & AWAY PLAZA TTDI LIVE

Plaza TTDI, Jalan Wan Kadir 3,

Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL

Home & Away now offers a whole lot more than just great deals on the drink. Some of its outlets, including the one in TTDI Plaza and SS2, serve up great live music for the fans.

Get into the groove with NRG as they show just what a tight band can pull off every Thursday in Backyard.

Get into the groove with NRG as they show just what a tight band can pull off every Thursday in Backyard.

LE NOIR KL

H-G-07, The Hive,

TREC, Jalan Tun Razak, KL

With three levels to play with, the management serves up something for just about anyone with live music and EDM all on offer in the heart of TREC.

MANDOLIN

Plaza Glomac Kelana Jaya, PJ

Tel: 03-7885 9110 / 7886 8434

Monday nights are nights to take it easy, so kick back, relax and enjoy some good vibes from Victor M as he takes the stage solo.

HERITAGE BISTRO

125, Jalan Gasing, PJ

The name might have changed but it still retains that distinctive Ol’Skool feel and flavour with a load of bands jamming up a storm on stage. Tonight, three-piece all- woman band the Hummingbirds take to the stage.

ONLINE

32, Jalan SS20/10,

Damansara Kim, PJ

Tel: 03-7728 0532

Online is one of those special places where your cares seem to just melt away when you take your first step inside. Now, Mondays are extra special with the talented Mizan serenading the crowd in his inimitable style.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

42, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

When you get that feeling that everything’s going right, it’s got to be about Karma. Check out this dynamic duo as they live it up on stage.


Tam now livens up the night in Online Damansara Kim every Thursday.

Tam now livens up the night in Online Damansara Kim every Thursday.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

3 & 5, Jalan Telawi 2,

Bangsar, KL

Rock Bottom has spread its wings and now serves up fun times in Bangsar as well. Monday nights are all about Clifford J and Jason Noah teaming up for a double-guitar blitz of great vibes.

SUTRAA

NO 34, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

Tel: 019-690 3266

Plenty of action on stage with a selection of great vibes. Gerard Singh joins Colin Jansen and Vijay David on stage for some groovy guitar vibes.

TIPSY COW RESTAURANT & BAR

B/0G/03, Plaza Mont Kiara,

2, Jalan Kiara, KL

Tel: 03-6211 3284

Mont Kiara is picking up as another hotspot for live music with something on offer six nights a week. On Mondays, Hazel & Friends get their groove on for the crowd.

WAIKIKI BAR

1 Lorong Sultan,

PJ Palms Sports Centre, PJ

Everybody’s favourite rock band Hydra usually rocks the stage every Monday but they are taking a short break till the new year. No worries though, as this is one spot where there is more than enough on offer to have a good time.

TUESDAY

3 MONKEYS

2, Jalan Kasuarina 3,

Bandar Botanic, Klang

Tel: 03-3318 2278

Hometown hero Gerard Singh showcases his talents in the heart of Bandar Botanic out in Klang.

BACKYARD

For a taste of something completely different, check out Arumugam goes to Alabama for a blast of fusion vibes.

HERITAGE BISTRO

Join Karisma for some great music, with a special focus on the 1970s to the 1990s.

MODESTO’S PJ PALMS

PJ Palms Sports Centre,

1, Lorong Sultan, PJ

Tel: 03-7932 2307

This Tuesday is the latest edition of Try-Out Tuesdays, this time around with the Octaves taking the stage to entertain.

ONLINE

Jason and Reuben are back in Online for more double acoustic fun on stage.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN &BAR

More rock for the fans with Spokensoul on stage to get you in the mood.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

Everybody’s favourite crooner Vijay David comes to the heart of Bangsar bringing keyboardist Raymond Chia along for the ride and vocalist Mary Jackson sometimes gets into the groove as well.

SUTRAA

The Karma duo of Mathan and Arab show off some great fusion vibes on stage with a tabla thrown in for good measure.

TIPSY COW

Tuesday’s see one of the best shownmen in the scene, NRG, taking the stage for a selection of everything from today’s chart-toppers to evergreen oldies.

VERANDA BAR & LOUNGE

V E Hotel and Residence,

Bangsar South City,

8, Jalan Kerinchi, KL

For something different, and a little earlier in the day, head to Veranda from 6.30pm onwards for some Happy Hour action on stage.

WEDNESDAY

BACKYARD

Wednesday nights are never the same in Backyard, with music director Edmund Anthony reaching out to offer slots to various bands, both new and veteran, to drop by and show off their chops.

GRIDIRON SPORTS CAFE & LOUNGE

11 & 15, Jalan Telawi 2,

Bangsar, KL

It may be a sport-themed bar but that doesn’t mean Gridiron does not have any music for punters. Every Wednesday, Hydra goes wild on stage.

MANDOLIN

Nightbirds with Thomas William serve up some of the classics.

MODESTO’S PJ PALMS

Timepiece takes the stage every Wednesday so get in on the action and drop by for some classic cuts in the heart of PJ.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

Havoq are in the house to help celebrate Ladies’ Night in the heart of Bukit Bintang.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

Karma, the duo comprising Mathan and Arab, are back in action for some fusion vibes.

SUTRAA

Ultimate 5 sing out strong for Ladies Night here.

TIPSY COW

Wednesdays are when MIRA takes the stage.

THURSDAY

9FIVEQ, 34, Jalan USJ9/5Q,

Subang Jaya

More action for music fans in Subang Jaya with Mary Jackson and Charles Barnabas taking the stage and serenading the crowd with everything from evergreen oldies to more current hits.

BACKYARD

NRG gets their groove on and turn up the heat at Backyard on Thursday nights. If you haven’t checked out this showband, you’re in for a treat as they are one tight band.

HERITAGE BISTRO

It's time for a little Reboot with a new band jamming on stage. Join Steeles, Fassy, Mann and the legendary Lord@Lokman as they spin up the classic rock and throw in some soul and reggae to get the party going.

MANDOLIN

Broken Pieces are in the house but there’s nothing broken about the music on offer so get ready for a blast.

ONLINE

Tam the troubadour brings his guitar along as he gets the crowd singing along with his great vocals and harmonies.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

Talented young foursome Spokensoul take the stage in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s tourist zone.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

All-girl group Candy Live take the stage in the heart of Bangsar, running a riot on stage and getting into all sorts of musical mayhem.

SALTLICK

J-OG-13, Jalan Solaris,

Solaris Mont Kiara, KL

Tel: 03-6204 9797

Join the Saltlick for some great grooves with plenty of action to choose from. Thursday nights belong to Hydra and it’s ladies’ night as well.

SUTRAA

Elements are in the house to get things going on the outlet’s second ladies night of the week.

FRIDAY

ALEXIS

Lot 10 & 11, Great Eastern Mall,

303, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03-4260 2288

Next Friday, Aussie songstress Sandra Wolf gets into groove with her band InTown as the liven up the stage in Alexis.

BACKYARD

Friday nights are always good nights in the Backyard.

BULLSEYE PUB & RESTAURANT

D2-G4-03, Solaris Dutamas,

Publika, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL

Another hot spot for music in the Dutamas area.

HEALY MAC’S 12 BAR

222, Jalan Ampang, KL

Tel: 03-4251 2700

Drop by for everything from great blues to classic rock at Healy Mac’s.

LA RAMBLA

B-0-15, Megan Avenue 2,

12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, KL

Tel: 03-2161 3010

Friday nights are time to let your hair down in La Rambla with some great live action on stage.

MANDOLIN

Spoken Soul get in on the act in the heart of Kelana Jaya.

ONLINE

It’s not called the Temple of Rock for nothing so drop by on a Friday and check out the sounds of Blast Jamz as they get the crowd in the mood for mayhem.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

Starstruck take it to another level for the Friday night and they really know how to groove.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

Elements puts it together for some great times on the dance floor.

SUTRAA

Get all your blues needs sorted out with the Sons of Adam serving up a good selection.

TIPSY COW

Karma is in the house to get the crowd rocking with their moves.

TOM, DICK & HARRY’S

R-13A, Jalan PJU 1A/7A,

Central Piazza Oasis,

Ara Damansara, PJ

Rockers Hydra are in the house to blow your socks off on a Friday night.

WAIKIKI

Bring on the voice with veteran rocker and crooner Bala taking the stage.

SATURDAY

ALEXIS

Tonight, Rachel Guerzo is back for the second night of her weekend set in Alexis. Next week, Aussie talent Sandra Wolf joins her band, InTown, as they turn up the heat from the stage in Alexis.

BACKYARD

Rock n Rolla live it up in Sri Hartamas with some great tunes that will hit the spot.

HERITAGE BISTRO

All-girl group Candy bring their A-game as they liven up the night in Petaling Jaya.

ONLINE

Get set for some jaw-dropping action with Starstruck getting it together on stage.

MANDOLIN

Saturday nights belong to Karisma to rule the roost in Mandolin.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

The Sons of Adam bring some new rock flavours to the stage as well as a blues list that will blow you away.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

Havoq are in the house to raise a ruckus and get the crowd going.

SUTRAA

Spokensoul are on stage for the weekend.

TIPSY COW

Hydra are here to take control and give

the crowd a dose of rock with a touch of their own. Get set for some great moments as the band really knows how to work the crowd.

SUNDAY

BACKYARD

It’s a double-header with DoubleAze as acoustic troubadours Albert Sirimal and Allan G. Murillon team up for more fun on stage.

MANDOLIN

Sundays are all about country with a special tea dance hosted by the Ghostriders for the fans.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

Sunday nights see showband NRG pumping out the grooves, and their slick, well-practised choreography, on stage.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

Suresh and Chilli takes things down a notch but there’s still a lot of magic to help you get set for a whole new week.

SUTRAA

The Karma duo are back in action for a night of relaxed vibes to get ready for the week ahead.

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