Great vibes with a selection of eclectic grooves after dark.
K-01-08, Soho KL,
Solaris Mont Kiara,
2, Jalan Solaris, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-6203 0707
Expect the unexpected with some great acts taking the stage at Saloon Bar, with a heavy focus on the blues.
32, Jalan SS20/10,
Tel: 03-7728 0532
Monday nights are always hard rock nights here, with the Sharin Band Trio taking the stage to serve up some of the best classic rock in town.
BACKYARD PUB & GRILL
26/28, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8,
Tel: 03-6201 0318
Backyard offers some great news for non-smokers — Monday nights are smoke-free so kick back and relax here. Enjoy a night out without the smoke and join Mark Renesh as he entertains.
Plaza Glomac Kelana Jaya,
Tel: 03-7885 9110 / 7886 8434
Tonight, there is a special treat for music fans at Mandolin with the Karma duo of Arab and Mathan turning up the heat with their great vibes.
CHAPTER ONE BISTRO & BAR
70 & 72 Jalan 27/70A
Desa Sri Hartamas
Add a Latin touch to the Monday blues with Magnifico jamming up a storm on stage.
SANOOK BISTRO & SPORTZ BAR
C-06, Plaza Kelana Jaya,
Jalan SS7/13A, Petaling Jaya.
Tel: 03-7877 3636
Get a feel for the evergreens with Amanda Sax and KG hitting all the right notes.
PJ PALMS SPORTS CENTRE,
1, Lorong Sultan,
Everybody’s favourite rock band Hydra is in the house tonight, rocking out as only they can.
No.5-0-1, Jalan 3/109F
Taman Danau Desa
Tel: 03-7987 9600
Keyboard virtuoso Clinton Fernandez tickles the ivories here every Monday night.
132, Jalan Kasah,
Tel: 03-2095 0122
Mezze serves up some great fusion music throughout January so expect vibes that include jazz, funk, oldies and even some R&B and Soul thrown in to round it out.
3 2 Square, Jalan 19/1,
Tel: 03-7690 4644
Quaint spot in the heart of Petaling Jaya. Plays host to some great bands and on Monday night, veterans Raymond Chia and Seen Teoh are in the fray.
HERITAGE CLUB & CIGAR LOUNGE
The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur
No.5, Jalan Conlay
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2688 9688
Seven-piece outfit NRG livens up the scene with an energetic mix of vibes all week long.
29A Jalan Telawi 3,
Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-4260 2288/2284 2880
For something a little more inventive, drop by for the Monday jazz jam sessions at Alexis’s Bangsar outlet with a selection of young talents jamming up a storm on stage.
BACKYARD PUB & GRILL
A great venue needs a great band and what better way to celebrate Malaysia’s multi-cultural identity than with a bit of fusion. Arumugam Goes To Alabama has it all, sitars, tabla, guitars and drums.
Experience the energetic, and funky, vibes of Alphabeat as they rock out the house on Tuesday nights.
3 MONKEYS CAFE
Jalan Kasurina 3,
Bandar Botanic, Klang.
Tel: 03-3318 2278
Get ready for some serious music out in Klang as Gerard Singh, of the Union fame, hits out solo on Tuesday nights.
Tuesday nights are all about the blues here, with Purple Haze taking no prisoners from the stage.
Victor picks up his guitar and brings back some golden vibes in his own inimitable style.
QUEENS BAR & RESTAURANT
6, Jalan Telawi 5,
Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 012-363 0630 (Ee Vonne)
Fancy yourself a singer? Check out the Open Mic nights at Queens on Tuesdays, hosted by Boy Castro from Capricornia.
Latin groovers Magnifico drop by to shake things up at Waikiki.
Young talent Muzza continues to bring on the cheer with his guitar virtuosity. Only, on Tuesdays, it’s unplugged so for a quieter night out, check it out.
With NRG now at the Heritage Club, Wednesday nights at Backyard could prove interesting as there will be a few bands in rotation.
Crooners Zack & Liya show that they have all the right moves to entertain the crowd at Mandolin. Thomas Williams joins the duo on stage as well.
Veteran guitarist Alphonse Jerome, who has been labelled the Santana of Malaysia, takes the stage and makes it his own.
9 Lives rocks out with a selection of everything from rock to R&B.
SUTRAA KITCHEN & BAR
34, Jalan Changkat Bukit Bintang,
Tel: 019-690 3266
Mathan & Alan G serve up some fusion vibes with a touch of the blues.
QUEENS BAR & RESTAURANT
All-girl group Zodiac takes the stage at Queens every Wednesday with a mix of great vibes for music-lovers.
CHEERS PUB & BISTRO
8-4, Jalan Batai, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-2095 3392
Clinton Fernandez knows how to get the crowd going with his smooth grooves so join him at Cheers on Wednesday.
One Metro Pudu,
1, Jalan Metro Pudu 2,
Fraser Business Park, Kuala Lumpur.
Alphabeat serves up some great party tunes at this relatively new outlet just on the fringes of the city centre.
It’s ladies night and what better way to celebrate than with all-girl group Dotter’s Division as they rock the stage.
TAPS BEER BAR
One Residency, Jalan Nagasari, KL
Tel: 03-2110 1560
The Fabulous Muttonheads aka Gerard Singh and Ridzuan Hamid sing out strong.
Jason Noah and Colin Jansen liven up your Thursday nights with a selection of great tunes in the heart of Section 14.
Jalan Tropicana Selatan 1,
Tel: 03-7886 5030
Rock treats aplenty as Hydra comes romping back to Elinor’s every Thursday to show just why they are one of the crowd favourites.
Gerard Anthony parties as only he knows how every Thursday at Online.
9Lives help get the party mood going as the weekend fast approaches.
HUGO’S ON 6
Sixth Floor, Best Western Premier,
8, Jalan Tun Sambanthan,
Tel: 03-2272 8888
Havoq raises some havoc at Hugo’s on Thursdays. They are also back on Fridays and Saturdays as well.
125, Jalan Gasing,
A different band every night of the week, who could ask for more? On Thursday nights, the Strollers 2 are in the house to take you down memory lane.
Raymond Chia turns up the heat with his vocal prowess on Thursday nights.
QUEENS BAR & RESTAURANT
Enjoy some classic numbers with the Small Stones feat. Thomas Williams.
Veteran rocker Bala cut his teeth in the pub scene way back in the 1980s and he is still going strong every Friday at Waikiki.
Fans of the 1980s will be thrilled with the vibes brought by the Union as they raise the roof. Remember, nothing but the classics from the 1980s.
Muzza’s back in the house. This time, he has his band, Mayhem, in tow for a full-on, raw set that will definitely set the night on fire.
Magnifico bring their signature sounds and vibes to Elinor’s every Friday night.
Young talents Running Influence will be taking the stage at Mandolin next Friday.
Classic, bluesy rock is the focus on Friday nights with Public Voice serving up some great songs for the crowd.
The Zarsardius Brothers give good old-fashioned Rock ‘n Roll a shot at Ol’Skool on Friday.
ALEXIS BISTRO AMPANG
Lot 10 & 11, Great Eastern Mall, Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: 03-4260 2288
Melissa Indot brings back the 1980s as only she can.
5 Ways make a special visit to Mezze for a night of great vibes.
Ida Mariana livens up the outlet tonight but next week, Melissa Indot continues for a second night at Alexis as she belts out her interpretation of great songs from the 1980s.
Hydra rocks out the house in the heart of Petaling Jaya.
Tonight, Junji Delfino teams up with the Michael Veerapen trio for an evening of great sounds.
Heavy Machine, probably the only band in town with their own horn section, turn up the heat with their beats.
La Viva is back to spread some cheer as they turn up the heat with some latin and reggae grooves.
Saturday nights are now more pumped up than ever with the Serani Trio taking the stage.
78, Jalan Burhanudding Helmi,
Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL
Tel: 03-7726 5769
Strollers 2 bring back the vibes from the 1970s with their special blend of music.
Wisma Tan & Tan,
207, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
From next week, Sunday afternoons are not going to be the same as dance diva Ushera takes it acoustic from 2pm to 5pm.
HARD ROCK CAFE
Ground Floor, Wisma Concorde,
2, Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL.
Tel: 03-2715 5555
Every Sunday, experience the sounds of the classics with Rock n Rolla.
Albert Sirimal and Alan Murillon get together to entertain the audience.
Project N9 brings some life to Waikiki on a Sunday night.
Veteran crooner Victor usually entertains on Sunday nights but tonight, something special is happening at the outlet with a charity fundraiser for Rumah Kasih.