THE KLCC area marks one of the busiest clubbing stretches in town, with clubs peppering Jalan Tun Razak, Jalan Ampang, Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Pinang, Jalan Kia Peng and Jalan Sultan Ismail.
113, Jalan Ampang, KL
IT HAS been nine years now since it opened its second home here in KL, and you still get a taste of everything at
Zouk, Phuture, Velvet Under-ground, Barsonic and Aristo.
ZOUK (Main Room)
Tuesday: Ghetto Heaven with quality hip hop, R&B and urban grooves from DJ Luqe. Admission (with one drink): RM18. Ladies free entry with two drinks before midnight.
Thursday: 4Play with anything DJ Goldfish throws at you. Admission (with one drink): RM18 ladies / RM28 men.
Friday: Global keeps the spirit of the EDM scene alive and kicking. Resident DJ and regular international guests keep the dance floor packed with progressive house, trance, techno and all sorts. Admission (Zouk/Barsonic) (with one drink): RM38 ladies / RM48 men.
Saturday: Loud with Goldfish and Blink and HypeEmBeats. If you dig the BIG ROOM sounds of Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, Laidback Luke, and more, this is for you. Admission (with one drink): (Zouk/Barsonic) RM25 ladies / RM35 men.
Wednesday: Mambo Jambo takes you back to the 80s and 90s with DJ Ken and Radzi. Admission (with one drink): RM30. Ladies special: free entry (with five drinks).
Friday/Saturday: F.A.B. Fabulous and Bold takes you on a commercial trek of the past 20 years with Ken, Leonard, and MC Point Blanc (Fri) / Pietro and Ken (Sat). Admission (with one drink): RM38 ladies / RM48 men.
Friday/Saturday: FLAVA lets you party all weekend with the best in R&B and hip-hop featuring DJs Luqe, Radzi and MC Fendi. Admission (with one drink): RM38 ladies / RM48 men.
Friday: TWILIGHT ACTIONGIRL weekly with music mayhem and madness for indie, alternative and electro vibes. Djs Bunga, Ribut 10:49, Chaseylain and Xu preside, with surprise guests galore. Admission (with one drink): RM25 ladies / RM35 men.
Saturday: SUPERSONIC goes electro, mash-ups, house with a rotation of Djs. Admission (with one drink): RM25 ladies / RM35 men.
Reservations please call 03-2171 2075 (12-6pm) / 016-332 3191 (after 6pm) or email email@example.com. For information call Zouk KL at 03-2171 1997 /fax: 03-2171 1998 or visit www.zoukclub.com.my
ARISTO @ ZOUK
ARISTO comes with an extension alfresco balcony that overlooks the foyer of Zouk club, excellent for people watching on a warm breezy Malaysian night. DJ Shazz and friends plus various guests play up the regular nights. For cover information call Zouk at 03-2171 1997 / e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.zoukclub.com.my
Lot G19 Ground Floor, The Intermark, 348, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
The latest in KL’s bustling clubbing scene is set to deliver a decadent and luxurious premium nightlife experience with its plush interiors, the finest table service and bottle popping culture.
Wednesday: Electric Playground with DJ Bunga, DangerDisko and DJ Niekon. Join in the revolution of fun loving 90’s music blasting through all night long with Revival Wednesdays.
Friday Night Rager with LFS will feature a melting pot of sounds by a stellar ensemble of DJ’s, which includes both local and foreign talents, covering all elements from house, EDM, mash ups to open format. Resident of the night is LFS, who will continuously cross the borders music to bring his audience nothing but the best entertainment the city has heard.
Showtime Saturdays with Eva T, serving up a weekly dose of party rockin’, showstoppin’, Hollywood-inspired house and open format debauchery by everyone’s favourite dance-floor diva, Eva T.
For information call 017-291 2396 / 010-242 5790.
18-1, Jalan P. Ramlee, KL
Poppy Collection’s back to take Jalan P. Ramlee by storm with Poppy Garden downstairs and Passion Lounge upstairs.
Friday: Cheap Thrills headlined by DJ Wicked and supported by DJ Ivor Marco with a mash of hip hop and EDM tunes.
Saturday: Odyssey featuring Invaders and Nick Haydez with electro in appreciation of the throbbing distorted bass and electronic beats!
PASSION LOUNGE also picks up where it left off a couple of years ago. House music reigns during weekends, especially.
Friday: Amnesia and Let There Be House with DJ Kuma and friends.
Saturday: High Society with JonnyVicious and friends. Tonight it’s Edycted and whole lot of techno.
Cover charge information and reservations call 03-2170 6666.
HELI LOUNGE & BAR
Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail KL
Currently KL’s Best Kept secret with a 360º View of KL. Awesome panoramic view in a classy yet very affordable place, the brand new Heli Lounge Bar, on a Helipad no less.
Wednesday: Funky disco house with DJ Kay.
Thursday: Dirty Secret with the finest hits from 90s to today with DJ Kay.
Friday: Terminal with Phil K. Lee tonight as special guest. Admission (with one drink): RM50 Men. Ladies free entry.
Saturday: Business Class. House/dubstep/electro with DJ Discfunction and guests.
No cover charge except for events.
Information and reservations call 03-2110 5034 / 012-317 0925 or e-mail email@example.com
BUTTER FACTORY KL
1, Jalan Kia Peng, KL
Bringing the Butter experience from Singapore where it is undoubtedly one the country’s clubbing mainstays, Butter Factory KL is one club that is not afraid to get creative with their themed parties and also with their music policy.
Information call 03-2141 9998 / fax: 03-2141 0998. Enquiries e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org / Reservations e-mail email@example.com
VIEW Rooftop Bar, GTower
199, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Nestled at the top of Gtower, VIEW offers a new perspective to nightlife for the sophisticated urbanite, hosting spectacular views of the KLCC Twin Towers as a backdrop and the glowing night lights all the way to the Ampang Hills and Titiwangsa mountain range, with the sounds of resident DJ Jeevan, joined by guest Djs on weekends.
No cover charge. Information and reservations call 03-2168 1881 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
347, Jalan Ampang, KL
Rising out of the urban sprawl of the Jalan Ampang stretch, here’s another newer venue to set foot on. This Sunday, The Pool presents Urban Paradise Pool Party Vol 3. It’s time to get wet and dirtyyy featuring DJs Classick (Goldsound DJs), Musher (Brag Entertainment), Ssense (Ssense Events), Jhonz Acak, MIA, MC Young Clad and MC Fizzree. Doors open 6pm. Admission (with one drink): RM35 Ladies / RM50 Men. Reservations, call 017-998 5577/ email@example.com or visit www.facebook.com/thepoolkl
1, Jalan Kia Peng, KL
Sister club to Singapore’s Neverland, sees residents DJ Tum, DJ Edward, DJ Nikki and MC Nara keeping the daily music going. Over the week, on offer at the club: Sunday - Asian Hitz Performance by residents / Monday & Tuesday - Game on Pool night / Wednesday - Costume Night / Thursday - Members Night / Friday & Saturday - Champagne Weekends. Admission (with one drink): RM45 men / RM35 ladies. Reservations call 012-621 8311.
4A, Lorong Yap Kwan Seng, KL
Restaurant and Lounge for clubbers who like a little of both dinner and drinks later. Tonight Artpop Lady GaGa tribute on Bear night. Admission (with one drink): RM30 xer or Heineken / RM50 + Long Island Ice Tea. Reservations call 016-622 2800. Call 03-2166 0750.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org | Website: www.marketplacekl.com
W21-01, Roof Top, The Icon, 1, Jalan 1/68F, off Jalan Tun Razak, KL
Located in the heart of the city, I club sits like a jewel on top of the city’s crown. With 9000 sq ft as your playground, it offers you a 180º view of the city, and an interior offering a splash of neo-modern and a tease of Mediterranean settings. For information call 017-884 1484/019-790 1213.
Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Pinamg, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, KL
True to it’s name, guests will have a feel being in an opulent Arabian tent with tented private booths, luxurious drapings surrounding the lounge along and an impressive triple-height water feature that overlooks a glassy opaque bar to top it off.
Admission (with one drink) is RM50. Telephone 03-2380 8888 Fax 03-2380 8833. Website: www.mandarinoriental.com . Upstairs, there’s also Casbah, the perfect place to enjoy late night cocktails and chill out music with the city’s elite, in a private and sophisticated space.
LUNA BAR & CRISTALLO
33rd Flr, Pacific Regency Hotel Suites
Jalan Punchak, off Jalan P Ramlee, KL
The rooftop bar club with the swimming pool that has impressed many a visiting international DJ keeps the club music flowing. Normal admission (with one drink): RM50 after 9.30pm. Reservations contact 03-2332 7777 ext 6809 or email email@example.com .