MUSIC lovers can enjoy a wide selection of tuneful offerings in the Klang Valley and beyond.
With a host of musicians available, there is pretty much something for everyone, from rock and pop to blues, jazz and everything else.
This Sunday, take the opportunity to give back while letting your hair down with BATS, which is embarking on a special fundraiser (see below for details).
There are also a few other places to get your groove on and jam the night away.
Sunway Giza, Jalan PJU 5/14,
Tel: 012-969 8557
This Sunday, BATS opens its doors for a very special day of fun with a heart as it embarks on a fundraiser for children with cancer. The beneficiary is National Cancer Society of Malaysia. There will be a host of activities, including open mic and jam sessions, live music and even DJ sets. There will also be silent auctions throughout the event and sessions for families to share their stories. So if you’re free, do check out BATS from 2pm to 2am. For a full list of musicians performing, go to www.facebook.com/bats.restaurant.bar
61, Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2022 3897
An elegant venue in the heart of the city, Jao Tim drips with old-world charm but also serves up an interesting array of offerings. The outlet gives life to a whole new set of musical offerings. Tonight, it is all about “Funk, Blues, Party” as Kaya gets off to a stomping good time on stage. Tomorrow night, songstress Atilia Haron is in the house for one night only with a mix of jazz, R&B and a little pop thrown in for good measure. Next Wednesday, Dasha Logan sings the songs of Alanis Morisette. Cover charges apply.
65-2, Jalan Bangkung, Bangsar, KL
Tel: 012-683 8603Bobo and its baby grand have played host to many a music great. Tonight and tomorrow night feature Tea For Two with the inimitable Janet Lee and Cher Siang. Next Thursday to Saturday, Grace, Ashley, Melissa and Frances make a return to Bobo KL after five years with their signature sass and song stylings. For tickets, visit www.cloudjoi.com/org/bobokl
25, Jalan 17/56
Section 17, Petaling Jaya
Tel: 03-7931 5446
Great vibes, good food and original cocktails make this outlet a great place to chill. Musical magic happens twice a week, with an extra special Sunday afternoon session from 3pm to 7pm. It’s a great time to just chill for an afternoon with the sounds of Sharin going solo and jamming up a storm. On Wednesday evenings, Victor sets the tone from 6pm onwards.
D-37-01, Dataran 3 Two Square,
2, Jalan 19/1, PJ
Tel: 012-248 2098Another familiar name for fans of live music, Hangover PJ gets into the groove with everything from R&B to blues and rock. On Friday nights, explore the sounds of the 1980s with the Union reunion and on Sunday nights, it’s a whole lot of fun as Julian Mokhtar welcomes everyone to sing and play along with the T-Jam sessions.
SIMPLY JAZZ by Tin Box
28 & 29, Blcok C5, Level G3,
Publika, Solaris Dutamas, KL
Jazz fans can get their kicks tonight and tomorrow night with guitarman Jordan Rivers alongside a multi-talented band comprising Wei Li on piano, YHFOO (bass) and KJ (drums). Next Wednesday to Sunday, Michael Veerapen is back to tickle the ivories as he gets his groove on from the stage.