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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. 

Irma Seleman

Irma Seleman

Who? 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.

Genre: Soul, RnB

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

When? 20 & 21 July 2018

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


Kita Kawan Jinbara Showcase

Kita Kawan Jinbara

Who? Jinbara 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.

Genre: Rock, Metal

Where? The Bee, Publika KL

When? 21 July 2018

Other Details: Pre Sale tickets are priced at RM40 while Door Sales are priced at RM50. Show starts at 6PM.




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.