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.
We’ll have you know, Penang isn’t only world famous for its food. Take Irma Seleman
for instance. Incorporating her Malaysian root sound into Soul and RnB, this funky songbird from the East has already found her footing globally with tours for her debut album ‘My World
’ in the US, Europe and South East Asia.
No Black Tie, 17 Jalan Mesui, Off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur
20 & 21 July 2018
Admission fee is RM50 (RM10 for students with a valid student ID) and the show starts at 10PM.
Kita Kawan Jinbara Showcase
are no strangers to the local Rock scene and come this weekend, they’ve got a special showcase happening featuring some of their madly talented pals like Wynken Delirium, Beside, Black N Blues and DNA Band.
The Bee, Publika KL
21 July 2018
: Pre Sale tickets are priced at RM40 while Door Sales are priced at RM50. Show starts at 6PM.
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!
Where? Country Barn USJ
, No. G16, Jalan USJ Sentral 3, USJ Sentral, Persiaran Subang 1, Subang Jaya
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.
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
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.
Where? TAPS Beer Bar
, 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.
Trap, Hip Hop, Grime
Where? Gasoline KL
, E-G-07, Electric Boulevard TREC KL, Lot 434, Jalan Tun Razak, Seksyen 90
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.
Where? Backyard Pub
, 28 Jalan Sri Hartamas 8 Taman Sri Hartamas
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.