Bands ready to rock out and turn the volume up to eleven.
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. Veteran crooner Vishnu might also be popping by to add to the fun.
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.
78, Jalan Burhanudding Helmi,
Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL
Tel: 03-7726 5769
The Reef now serves up music six nights a week with a country flavour.
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.
E-01-1 & E-02-1, Plaza Glomac,
Jalan SS7/19, Kelana Jaya.
Tel: 03-7886 7550
Spice up Tuesday nights in Kelana Jaya with the sounds of Rising Sun echoing through one of the newest hotspots to hit Petaling Jaya.
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. Expect a great mix of vibes from the guys on stage.
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.
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 alongside his Mayhem buddies. Only, on Tuesdays, it’s unplugged so for a quieter night out, check it out.
For a dose of the blues, check out the Daily Pint on Wednesday nights as veteran act Purple Haze jam up a storm on stage.
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.
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.
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.
Jalan Wan Kadir 3,
Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL.
Rocking up a treat at a relatively new venue in the Klang Valley. Sharin and his band take the vibes to new heights on Thursday nights here.
Muzza’s Mayhem hit the stage at another venue as the young lads throw in some great rock vibes for the fans.
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?
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.
50A, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 1,
Taman Tun Dr Ismail.
Tucked away upstairs in the heart of Taman Tun, the Pound serves up a great selection of everything from comedy to quizzes but on Friday and Saturday, the musical magic and mayhem kicks in. Friday nights belong to Acoustic Velvet.
Project N9 knows how to get the crowd moving and they do it the right way at the Daily Pint on Friday nights.
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.
Veteran act the Strollers 2 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
Next week, the Patrick Terbrack Quartet will be entertaining guests on Friday and Saturday.
Saturday nights are never going to be the same in Taman Tun, with the father-and-son duo of Lolen and Muzza showcase their rock talents on stage.
Hydra rocks out the house in the heart of Petaling Jaya. Be prepared for high energy fun.
Young talents Running Influence jam up a storm on stage at Mandolin.
Saturday nights are now more pumped up than ever with the Serani Trio taking the stage.
Strollers 2 bring back the vibes from the 1970s with their special blend of music.
Wisma Tan & Tan,
207, Jalan Tun Razak, KL
On Sunday afternoons, 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.
Project N9 brings some life to Waikiki on a Sunday night.
Veteran crooner Victor entertains on Sunday nights.