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[UPDATED] Here’s Where You Can Catch Some Great Live Music This Week

Itching for some good music this week? We’ve got you covered.

[UPDATED] Here’s Where You Can Catch Some Great Live Music This Week
If you think weekends are meant to be spent lazing on the couch in your boxers, binge-watching TV shows and munching on junk food then hey, we've got that in common! When we do occasionally crawl outside and brace the traffic, crowd and police blocks, it's because we've got a really valid reason to do so. This weekend, we're venturing out of the comfort of our homes because of these guys and you should too. 

Russell Curtis & The Rowdy Gentlemen's Tribute to Bruno Mars

A Tribute to Bruno Mars

Who? What better way to show appreciation for a source of musical inspiration than to write a song in tribute to that person? That’s just what Russell Curtis & The Rowdy Gentlemen did with their song titled ‘Fly (like Bruno’ and they’d like you to come check out the grand debut this weekend.

Genre: Pop

Where? Russell’s KL, 135A Jalan Aminuddin Baki TTDI (above Kopi xoxo)

When? 13 & 14 July 2018

Other Details: For reservations, call or send a WhatsApp message to: +60 12 300 9083. Admission fee is RM50 and both shows start at 9PM.

Q Sound featuring Eliza Thomas

Q Sound feat. Eliza Thomas

Who? Q Sound, better known as Marques Young is on a mission to spread the Jazz culture around Southeast Asia with his band. Eliza Thomas on the other hand, has been singing for as long as she’s been able to speak and after her hiatus is back better than ever and very much ready to groove. Together, they make a winning combo so be sure not to miss out!

Genre: Jazz

Where? No Black Tie, 17 Jalan Mesui, Off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur

When? 13 & 14 July 2018

Other Details: Admission fee is RM50 (RM10 for students with a valid student ID) and the show starts at 10PM.

Evelyn Feroza

Evelyn Feroza

Who? Taking inspiration from the greats like Ray Charles, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald and Shirley Bassey, this young soulful songstress fondly known as ‘Evie’ gives every performance her best so it’s really no surprise at how far she’s come at such a young age. If you’re a serious music fan, you should take this opportunity seriously and catch her live.

Genre: Soul, Jazz

Where? Le Noir KL, Unit H-G-07, Hive, TREC, 438 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

When? 13 July 2018

Other Details: For reservations, send an e-mail to or book online: Alternatively, you may call or send a WhatsApp message to: +60 12 224 5416. The show starts at 11PM.

Warehouse Sessions #7

Oyent, Darien Foo, Lyanne Low, Kirsten Long

Who? A classical pianist and jazz vocalist who loves folk and rock, a soulful lad with a big voice and even bigger personality, a singer-songwriter and pianist studying at the Berklee College of Music and a musician who was selected to perform live for musical maestro AR Rahman – it doesn’t matter who’s who, they are all coming together at Ril’s this Saturday for this month’s Warehouse Sessions and you’d be downright bonkers not to catch this one.

Genre: Jazz, RnB, Folk, Rock, anything they feel like lah

Where? Ril’s Bangsar

When? 14 July 2018

Other Details: The show starts at 10.30PM

Nobody Listens to Techno 

Nobody Listens to Techno

Who? Nobody Listens To Techno proudly presents one of Hanoi's finest, the one and only Agathe Casati who is joined by NLTT residents, RIMKA and JonnyVicious.

Genre: House, Techno

Where? Kyo KL, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

When? 14 July 2018

Other Details: The show starts at 11PM.

Saturday Night Live: Azmyl Yunor & Orkes Padu

Azmyl Yunor & Orkes Padu

Who? Azmyl Yunor is sort of a legend in the local indie scene and along with his band, Orkes Padu, they make up (AYOP), an ever-evolving and fluid line-up of some of the most seasoned local musicians around.  

Genre: Folk, Country

Where? Merdekarya, 352, First Floor, Jalan 5/57, Petaling Garden, Petaling Jaya

When? 14 July 2018

Other Details: Minimum of one drink per person and the live music starts at 9PM. 


Alphonse and Sherry

Who? The “Carlos Santana of Malaysia” (that’s who!), Alphonse Jerome does what he does best with the guitar complemented by Sherry on vocals for a night of good Country music and well, nearly everything else!

Genre: Country

Where? Country Barn USJ, No. G16, Jalan USJ Sentral 3, USJ Sentral, Persiaran Subang 1, Subang Jaya

When? Every Saturday

Sharin Trio

Who? If it’s some good fist-pumping and headbanging Rock music you’re looking for, a dose of The Sharin Trio (or Sharin Band) is just what you need. From ACDC, Metallica, Deep Purple, Jimi Hendrix, Iron Maiden or even the great Led Zeppelin, go ahead and make a request and subsequently get your mind blown.

Genre: Rock, Metal

Where and When? Dragons' Den The Lounge, 50, Jalan Tun mohd Fuad 1, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (every Friday)

Where and When? On Line Pub, No.32, SS20/10, Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (every Saturday)

Richard Lim & Friends

Who? For a pleasant break from the pumping, electronic music in Changkat, why not join Richard Lim & Friends for some fine Country tunes. Cowboy hats are not mandatory but highly recommended. 

Genre: Country, Western

Where? TAPS Beer Bar, Changkat. 

When? Every Saturday


Who? Nahsyk, a young DJ and producer is bound to be a familiar name soon enough. Known to “bring down the house” at every show, here’s where you need to be if you’re game for some good ol’ Hip Hop and R&B.

Genre: Trap, Hip Hop, Grime

Where? Gasoline KL, E-G-07, Electric Boulevard TREC KL, Lot 434, Jalan Tun Razak, Seksyen 90
Kuala Lumpur

When? Every Saturday

Soul Statue

Who? Soul Statue are heavily influenced by the likes of Pink Floyd, Rush, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin and here’s a fun fact – they were discovered through Backyard’s very own JAMFest. You can catch these guys every Saturday here.

Genre: Rock

Where? Backyard Pub, 28 Jalan Sri Hartamas 8 Taman Sri Hartamas

When? Every Saturday

So there you have it, a list of live music acts happening this weekend that probably makes you wish you could split your self and attend 'em all.