Entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

No Black Tie

Blink and you’d miss this small live-music venue, bar and bistro as it’s hidden behind a grove of bamboo. NBT, as it's known to its faithful patrons, is owned by Malaysian concert pianist Evelyn Hii, who has a knack…
Top Choice Live Music in Petaling Jaya & Shah Alam

Merdekarya

This grungy, arty place hosts concerts and open-mike nights and sells local interest books and CDs. See the website for upcoming events.
Top Choice Live Music in George Town

Canteen

Part of the China House complex, this shabby-chic bar, with an arty/warehouse vibe, is one of George Town's most reliable regular live music venues. Gigs usually kick off from 9.30pm, and there are great bar snacks.
Live Music in Melaka City

Hard Rock Cafe

Occupying such a prominent position on the Melaka River at the heart of Chinatown, it's hard to ignore this global franchise's presence. If you're coming to listen to the live music, it kicks off around 9.30pm daily…
Live Music in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

Live House

This excellent new live music and comedy venue on TREC's Electric Blvd hosts regular stand-up gigs by international comedians as well as bands and DJs. Also serves tasty Southern-style soul food (fried chicken, burg…
Live Music in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Findars

Check the Facebook page of this edgy, graphic arts space for details of gigs by local and visiting musicians and performance artists – they often happen on the weekends. The quirky street-art-style cafe-bar is an in…
Live Music in Batu Ferringhi

Hard Rock Cafe

The supporting act to the resort hotel next door is this restaurant-bar – one of the few places in Batu Ferringhi were live music is guaranteed every night from around 10.30pm. There's a cover charge (RM40) for non-…
Live Music in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

KL Live

A boon to KL’s live-music scene, this spacious venue packs in rock and pop fans with an impressive lineup of overseas and local big-name artists and DJs.
Live Music in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

Forbidden City

This new live-music venue on Changkat Bukit Bintang hosts mostly jazz and blues musicians in a classy, intimate setting.
Jazz in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

Alexis Ampang

At weekends this bistro becomes one of the city's top venues for live jazz. Shows begin at 10pm.