28, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8,
Taman Sri Hartamas,
Tel: 03-6201 0318
Backyard has been kicking out the jams for more than two decades now and shows no signs of slowing down. Monday nights are usually pretty low-key with Mark Renesh keeping things movng with a host of great tunes both new and old.
125, Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya
TEN keeps it crazy from the stage. Monday nights are all about chilling out, so it’s time to let your inner musician out with a Karaoke Night for all.
32, Jalan SS20/10,
Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya
Tel: 03-7728 0532
Online is one of those special places where your cares seem to just melt away. The Bluez Bugs are in the house on Monday nights, so catch them for a dose of the rockier side of things to kick off the week.
ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN
& BAR42, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
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, Kuala Lumpur
Monday nights are all about Mizan and Kyra as they sing out strong for the crowd in the heart of Bangsar. It’s also Rock Bottom’s quiz night, so Quizmaster Ram will be in the house to put your brain into overdrive.
2, Jalan Kasuarina 3,
Bandar Botanic, Klang
Tel: 03-3318 2278
Sometimes, it can be a bit hard to find good live music outside the heart of the city but 3 Monkeys in Klang does it well, with local boy Gerard Singh on the guitar and vocals every Tuesday.
For a taste of something completely different, check out Arumugam goes to Alabama for fusion vibes with a dose of the sitar and tabla added in for good measure.
C-05-1 & C-06-1, Plaza Glomac,
Jalan SS7/19, Petaling Jaya
An interesting take on an old venue, D’Mando serves up some great tunes throughout the week. On Tuesday, Clinton Fernandez is in the house with his keyboards and his inimitable vocals.
THE SAINTS BAR
11-1, First Floor,
Jalan Sri Hartamas 7,
Taman Sri Hartamas, KL
A venue for all you La Sallians out there, as the Saints pays homage to the group of mission schools run by the La Salle Brothers. On top of that, there is a burgeoning live scene happening at the venue, with music three times a week. On Tuesday, crooner Allan Murillon works his magic on the guitar for a night to be remembered.
108, Ground Floor, Block B3,
Leisure Commerce Square,
Jalan PJS 8/9, Bandar Sunway
Tel: 03-7872 9999
Tuesday nights are all about the fun, with everyone welcome to jump in and have a blast at the House of Blues’ Open Mic nights. Next week, Delegation X feat Airinna Namara are in the house to keep things chugging along.
80, Jalan SS2/60, SS2, Petaling JayaTel: 03-7863 0500
Punters in PJ now have one more spot to head to for some great live music, although it is still only for hump day every week, with Gerard Anthony bringing his vocals to the fore from the floor.
It’s hump day, and everyone is feeling it, so why not enjoy something a little more laidback, as Sharin dials down the rock and picks up his acoustic for an uplugged night for all.
36B, Block C, Level G2,
Publika, Solaris Dutamas,
Jalan Dutamas 1, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-6412 7881
While The Bee may be known as more of an indie joint, there is plenty of mainstream musical action to be had, especially on Thursdays when rockers Hydra turn it up to eleven from the stage.
On Thursday nights, Arab and Mathan team up to serve up some fusion vibes at the Saints.
Ascott Kuala Lumpur,
9, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur
Thursday nights have a special kind of magic in Tujo when a trio of veterans get in on the live action and kick up a great time. Join Vijay David, Albert Sirimal and Badar on Thursday nights in Tujo.
Lot 10 & 11, Great Eastern Mall, 303, Jalan Ampang,
Kuala LumpurTel: 03-4260 2288
Next week, Brendan de Cruz is in action with a collection of great tunes.
Friday nights are always good nights in the Backyard with Union, taking it to the 1980s
Get into more groovy vibes as Jeremy Lee Danker brings his guitar and gets ready to sing out strong for a Friday night.
Get into the groove at the Temple of Rock, with Soul Statue getting in on the action of a Friday night.
This week, the Temple of Rock gets back into the groove with Sharin on stage with the rest of his Trio.
Saturday night fun with Silent Friday featuing Lig on guitar taking the stage with a selection of everything from rock to the blues and more.
The DoubleAze duo are back on stage in Backyard to entertain with a twin guitar attack.
ROCK BOTTOM CHANGKAT
For some great blues and rock just in time to help deal with the end of the weekend, check out Rock Bottom in Changkat as Sons of Adam belt it out from the stage.
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