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Jamming from the heart


Lord Lokman (left) will be among those jamming in aid of a fellow musician at Level 9 tomorrow while Amizan (below) takes his keyboards to Elephant Rock for a good cause

Lord Lokman (left) will be among those jamming in aid of a fellow musician at Level 9 tomorrow while Amizan (below) takes his keyboards to Elephant Rock for a good cause

MONDAY

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.

ELSIE JO CAFE

Lot B-1-10, Block B,

Ativo Plaza, 1, Jalan PJU9/1,Damansara Avenue, Bandar Sri Damansara

Tel: 03-6261 9070

Monday nights get a little crazy in Elsie Jo as the Sharin Trio heat up the night with a selection of great rock vibes.

HOME & AWAY LIVE TTDI PLAZA

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.

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.

Mizan tickles the ivories as only he can.

Mizan tickles the ivories as only he can.

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 with his guitar.

HERITAGE BISTRO

125, Jalan Gasing, PJ

The name may have changed but it still retains that distinctive Ol’Skool feel and flavour with a load of bands jamming up a storm on stage. Take a break on Mondays with Haywire taking 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 with Mathan and Arab teaming up for a blast. Check out this dynamic duo as they live it up on stage.

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 Eme and The Backbone.

Sherman Tan brings his single Its Too Late to Taps in Changkat Bukit Bintang tonight.

Sherman Tan brings his single Its Too Late to Taps in Changkat Bukit Bintang tonight.

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.

WAIKIKI BAR

1, Lorong Sultan,

PJ Palms Sports Centre, PJ

This is one spot where there is more than enough on offer to have a good time. Waikiki is almost an institution and you're sure to find what you like here.

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.

FLAVOURIST

B7-G-1, Gaya Apartment,

Taman Melawati, KL

Sharin ditches his merry men and heads up to Ampang for a more mellow Tuesday night in Flavourist as he travels the acoustic solo route.

HERITAGE BISTRO

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

HOME AND AWAY LIVE

Kelab Shah Alam,

Jalan Aerobik 13/43,

Section 13, Shah Alam

The music continues with a selection of bands and soloists making their way here for a night of good fun.

MANDOLIN

Tuesday night's are also about kicking back and relaxing, with Clinton on keyboards joined on state by Kyra.

MODESTO’S PJ PALMS

PJ Palms Sports Centre,

1, Lorong Sultan, PJ

Tel: 03-7932 2307

A nice little spot in the heart of PJ New Town, this offers another option if you don't want to head down to the city.

ONLINE

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

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

It's the Final Project on stage for your Tuesday offering in the heart of Changkat Bukit Bintang.

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.

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 until the clock turns 9pm.

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

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

THE POUND 3 TWO SQUARE

E 35-01, 3 Two Square,

2, Jalan 19/11, PJ

Sharin and his merry men are back in Petaling Jaya, this time, with an acoustic twist to the action.

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.

SALTLICK

J-OG-13, Jalan Solaris,

Solaris Mont Kiara, KL

Tel: 03-6204 9797

Saltlick in Mont Kiara is also a vibrant spot for live music.

SUTRAA

Ultimate 5 sing out strong for Ladies Night here.

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.

CEYLON BAR

20-2, Ground Floor,

Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

The Sharin Trio strikes again. This time around, they're bringing all their gear along so be prepared for some great rock and maybe even some classic metal thrown in for good measure.

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

Ollie and Light Machine get in the groove with some serious sax vibes from the stage.

MODESTO’S PJ PALMS

Get in the mood for some classic cuts with the Godfather appearing live on stage.

ONLINE

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

THE POUND AMPANG

Dataran Prima, Ampang

Chestnut is no more, but the music still plays on at this iconic Ampang outlet with Home & Away taking the reins.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

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

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

All-girl group Candy gets ready to pump up the volume and deliver a great time for music fans of all stripes.

SALTLICK

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

The School Band, with iconic musicians Jimie Loh, Jerry Felix, Clifford J, Jason Noah and Richard Gomis, are in the house.

FRIDAY

ALEXIS

Lot 10 & 11, Great Eastern Mall, 303, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03-4260 2288

Next Friday, KAEL and the Gangster Squad bring a fresh, youthful vibe to Alexis with a selection of great tunes.

BACKYARD

Friday nights are always good nights in the Backyard with the kings of the 1980s.

BROTZEIT SUNWAY PYRAMID

3, JALAN PJS11/15,

Bandar Sunway, PJ

TEL: 03-7494 3100

Sharin and gang lose the electrics once again for a mellow Friday night in Sunway.

BULLSEYE PUB & RESTAURANT

D2-G4-03, Solaris Dutamas,

Publika, 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL

Another hot spot for music in the Dutamas area.

ELSIE JO CAFE

Elsie Jo is at a new location with more fun for the whole family. Every weekend, the place comes alive to the sound of music with the likes of the Nightbirds, Gerard Anthony and more taking the stage regularly.

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 with some great live action on stage.

MANDOLIN

Chemistry get in on the act in the heart of Kelana Jaya.

MODESTO’S PJ PALMS

Leggo gets into the groove in the heart of PJ New Town every Friday night.

ONLINE

It’s not called the Temple of Rock for nothing so drop by on a Friday and check out the sounds of whoever they have in store. Whoever takes the stage, you can be assured of a rocking good time; after all, it is the Temple of Rock.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

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

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

Netwerk are in the house for the Friday night.

SUTRAA

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

TIPSY COW

Havoq gets into gear on a Friday night.

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, Atilia Haron, who is currently working on her third album, gets into the groove with a selection of both covers and her own songs. Next week, KAEL and the Gangster Squad are back for their second night of ballads and R&B numbers.

BACKYARD

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

HERITAGE BISTRO

You can be sure of something magical in the air on a Saturday night in Heritage. Expect the unexpected and let down your hair.

ONLINE

Get set for some jaw-dropping action with the Sharin Trio getting into the groove in the Temple of Rock. Be prepared for more than just a little bit of mayhem as they rock out hard 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

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

SUTRAA

Spokensoul get in on the action on a Saturday night.

TAPS BEER BAR

One Residency,1, Jalan Nagasari, KL

Tel: 03-2110 1560

Sherman Tan continues the launch tour of his single It’s Too Late in Taps tonight. The two-song single is dedicated to his bed-ridden six-year-old son and he has been visiting outlets throughout the country sharing his heartfelt tribute with music fans of all stripes. Tonight, he will be accompanied by close friend Mark Felix on percussion from 9.30pm onwards.

TIPSY COW

Hydra are here to take control and give the crowd a dose of rock with a touch of their own. Let down your hair and enjoy some great moments.

SUNDAY

LEVEL 9 BAR N BISTRO

29, Jalan USJ1/1A,

Regalia Business Centre, Subang Jaya

Musicians the world over look out for each other and it is no different tomorrow when more 14 acts get together to raise funds for their own. The fundraiser this time around looks to help Mohd Yatim of Heavy Machine fame as well as Mas Hassan and Nazam Khan. A door charge of RM35 (inclusive of one drink) applies. The list of musicians taking the stage includes Julian Mokhtar and Karen Nunis, Reebot feat Lord Lokman, Raggy, Mark Ruffin’s Boneshaker Band, Rasta Syndicate, Gerard Anthony Project, Ben Choo, Purple Haze and many more. So, if you’re in the mood for some music while helping a good cause, do drop by and give a hand to three musicians in need of help.

ELEPHANT ROCK RESTRO BAR

K-G-9, Jalan PJU1/43,

Aman Suria, PJ

Tomorrow, Elephant Rock is going to the dogs from 3pm onwards, all in the name of charity. Pawse for A Cause (PFAC) teams up with the Elephant Rock team for the Retro Sessions, with a host of musicians taking the stage including Alphabeat KL, USJ Jammerz, Mark Renesh, Amizan Ariffin and Hard Dave Singh. Aside from that, there will also be the sale of doggie treats and an auction to add to the thrill. Donations of pet food are welcome at the gifting station and this will later be donated to animal shelters and independent rescuers in the Klang Valley.

BACKYARD

It’s a double-header with DoubleAze as acoustic troubadours Albert Sirimal and Allan G. Murillon team up for more fun on stage to get you ready for a long week ahead.

HERITAGE BISTRO

Kick back and relax with Thomas Williams joining the small stones on stage as they get you ready for a new week of life.

MANDOLIN

Sundays are all about fun, and a bit of a teadance with the Ghostriders taking the stage.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

Sunday nights see showband NRG pumping out the grooves, and their slick, well-practised choreography, on stage. Get set for some really good dance moves and a vocal treat.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

Suresh and Chilli takes things down a notch but there’s still a lot happening on stage.

SUTRAA

Chill out with Karma for a relaxed start to the week.

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