Getting into music of the night


Join Richard Lim (left) and Kenny Tay (right) as they pay tribute to the 1970s in Taps next weekend.

MONDAY

BACKYARD

28, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8,

Taman Sri Hartamas, KL

Tel: 03-6201 0318

Backyard has been kicking out the jams for over two decades and shows no signs of slowing down on the action. Monday nights are usually pretty low-key but there is definitely more in store as the week rolls along.

BATS

18-GF & 18-1,

Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, KL

Serving up a double-header, Bats does not disappoint. Downstairs, the Bistro is open from 8am for an all-day-dining experience, while upstairs, in the Club, the stage is set for some magical fun after dark when the bands live it up. Monday nights are DJ nights so there’s no band but what they have will not fail to disappoint.

DOUBLE UP BISTRO

Mezzanine Floor, G07-G09,

Kelana Damansara Suite,

Jalan SS6/2, PJ

Another new hotspot in the heart of Kelana Jaya, with a lounge-like feel and comfortable seating all around. A great place to chill out, and there’s live music most nights, with a selection of bands carefully curated by Mizan to set the night on fire.

TEN

125, Jalan Gasing, PJ

It’s back to the regular programming but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be a boring night out as Ten keeps it crazy from the stage.

MANDOLIN

Plaza Glomac Kelana Jaya, PJ

Tel: 03-7885 9110 / 7886 8434

A good place to chill out and groove with the sounds of the band stirring things up.

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 on taking your first step inside. Chekdet entertains on Monday evenings.

OVERFLOW BISTRO AND PUB

6, Jalan SS22/21,

Damansara Jaya, PJ

A new kid on the block, Overflow serves up six nights of great music for the fans. Expect some familiar faces on the scene as well as a few surprises at this joint.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

42, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

When you get the feeling that everything’s going right, it’s got to be about Karma with Mathan and Arab teaming up for a blast alongside Lynn and Mira.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

3&5, Jalan Telawi 2,

Bangsar, KL

Monday nights are all about Mizan and Kyra as they get down to sing out strong for the crowd in the heart of Bangsar.

WHERE ELSE @ SUNWAY

108, Ground Floor, Block B3,

Leisure Commerce Square,

Jalan PJS 8/9, Bandar Sunway

Tel: 03-7877 1888

Where Else is a hotspot for pool that also knows how to keep the party beats alive with musicians appearing on stage. Now, the Bluez Bugs get into the thick of things on Monday nights as they rock the crowd.

TUESDAY

3 MONKEYS

2, Jalan Kasuarina 3,

Bandar Botanic, Klang

Tel: 03-3318 2278

Hometown hero Gerard Singh is back in action out in Klang for his regular Tuesday night gig.

AFTERWERK

Scott Garden,

Jalan Kelang Lama, KL

Tel: 03-7982 0700

Tuesday nights in Afterwerk are for couples with 2 For The Road taking the stage to spice up the evening.

BACKYARD

For a taste of something completely different, check out Arumugam goes to Alabama for a blast of fusion vibes with a dose of the sitar and tabla.

BATS

Tuesdays are going to be a fun night out in Bats with Sherman Tan bringing the forces of K-Oz home to roost in Bats from 9.30pm onwards. Expect everything from evergreen numbers to today’s top hits, delivered in a way that only Sherman and his crew know how to do.

ONLINE

Tam the troubadour lives it up in Online on Tuesday nights, serving up some magic with just his guitar and his voice.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

Tuesday night everything goes Sky High in Rock Bottom over in Changkat Bukit Bintang.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

Get set for a bit of Double Trouble with the Net Baker Band.

WEDNESDAY

AFTERWERK

For something a little different, explore some Cantopop vibrancy with the Duo out in Old Klang Road.

THE BARREL IRISH PUB

32, Jalan Kasuarina 11/7,

Bandar Botanic, Klang.

Tel: 03-3318 9153There’s another hotspot brewing out in Klang. On Wednesday nights, the Double J Band entertains.

BAT

SIt’s Ladies Night in the heart of Bangsar and Bats has just the band to keep the party going. Kaya is on stage for a blast.

RED PENGUIN

88a, Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi 2, TTDI, Kuala Lumpur

Another new hospot in town, the Red Penguin is just starting up but it has some good vibes on offer. Wednesday nights see the veteran Victor M on stage in the heart of TTDI.

TOM, DICK & HARRY’S OASIS

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

Central Piazza Oasis, Ara Damansara, PJ

Tel: 03-7859 7858

Alan Murillon continues to thrill the crowd but this time he has Mark V in tow to turn up the heat after dark.

THURSDAY

BATS

Sherman Tan and K-Oz are back in the saddle for more of their familiar favourites.

HANGOVER

D-37-01, Dataran 3 Two Square,

2, Jalan 19/1, PJ

On Thursday nights, be sure to join 9 Lives as they team up with veteran showman Arab to set the night on fire in Petaling Jaya.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

It’s Ladies Night and Rock Bottom keeps the party going with all-girl group Astra Malaysia getting into the groove of things from the stage.

FRIDAY

AFTERWERK

The MIB band are in the house to provide a dose of Bornean magic on stage.

ALEXIS

Lot 10 & 11,

Great Eastern Mall,

303, Jalan Ampang, KL

Tel: 03-4260 2288 Next week, ROZZ is in the house to pay tribute to the Rocketman, Elton John, as she serves up some familiar tunes.

BACKYARD

Friday nights are always good nights in the Backyard with Union, taking it to the 1980s.

BATS

Friday nights are made for fun with the Fame’d project band getting into the groove in Telawi’s party zone central.

HANGOVER PJ

Soul Statue rules the stage in Hangover PJ every Friday. Fresh from the launch of their first EP, the band is thrilled to keep on rocking.

TOM, DICK & HARRY’S OASIS

Rockers Hydra are in the house to blow your socks off as only they know how to.

TAPS BEER BAR

A-0-3 One Residency,

1, Jalan Nagasari, KL

Tel: 03-2110 1560Take a trip down memory lane next weekend, when Taps celebrates all things 1970s, from bell-bottoms to good old rock’n’roll. Joing Richard Lim, Ernesto Valerio and Kenny Tay as the spice up the evening.

TEN

For a dose of rocking good fun, head down to Ten for the Eurasian Trio as they rock the vibe in a way that only they can.

WHERE ELSE @ SUNWAY

On Friday nights, it’s more rock and blues as a selection of bands plays it up on rotation in the heart of Sunway.

SATURDAY

BACKYARD

Soul Statue is back in the house for their regular Saturday night gig in the heart of Sri Hartamas.

COBRA CLUB

Lorong Utara B, Section 52, Petaling Jaya

It’s not just a rugby club but also a place to chill and unwind.

HANGOVER PJ

Two more Saturdays left to catch the Hillary Ang Project on stage, as the legendary guitarist pulls out a stop alongside some of his friends.

LEVEL 9

29, Jalan USJ1/1A,

Regalia Business Centre,

Subang Jaya

Legendary rally driver Karamjit Singh knows a thing about rock and roll so when he decides to put together a series, you know it’s going to be fun. Next week, Karamjit’s Rally Thru The Valley of Rock Race Two, Lap Two continues in Subang with the Sons of Adam paying tribute to guitar legend, Santana, as they go the Latin-themed rock route.

ONLINE

This week, the Temple of Rock gets back into the groove with Sharin screaming from the stage with the rest of his Trio.

TAPS BEER BAR

Celebrate the weekend with more sounds of the 1970s with the trio of Richard Lim, Ernesto Valerio and Kenny Tay in the heart of Bukit Bintang.

SUNDAY

BACKYARD

The DoubleAze duo are back on stage in Backyard to entertain with two guitars to groove.


   

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