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Grooving through the night

MONDAY

AFTERWERK

G-02-03, The Scott Garden,

Kompleks Rimbun Scott,

289, Jalan Kelang Lama, KL.

Recently refurbished Afterwerk is back in the business of serving up some great music. Tonight, enjoy the sounds of the Vishnu Project, headed by keyboardist extraordinaire Vishnu.

BACKYARD

28, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8,

Taman Sri Hartamas, KL

Tel: 03-6201 0318

Mark Renesh croons for the crowd with his own special charm.

ELSIE JO CAFE

Lot B-1-10, Block B,

Ativo Plaza, 1,

Jalan PJU9/1, Damansara Avenue, Bandar Sri Damansara

Tel: 03-6261 9070

Elsie Jo is a great place to kick back and relax and the best part is, every weekend, music reverberates through the air. Live music every Friday and Saturday, this week with Stairways on Fridays and Jeremy & Gerard on Saturdays.

Jordan Rivers joins his band as they pay tribute to George Benson on the first night of Backyards annual JAMFest.

Jordan Rivers joins his band as they pay tribute to George Benson on the first night of Backyards annual JAMFest.HANGOVER

D-37-01, Dataran 3 Two Square,

2, Jalan 19/1, PJ

Monday nights might need a little cheering up so head over to the Hangover and get into the groove as one of Kuala Lumpur’s favourite rockers Sharin joins Razman Blues on stage.

MANDOLIN

Plaza Glomac Kelana Jaya, PJ

Tel: 03-7885 9110 / 7886 8434

Monday nights are nights to take it easy, so kick back, relax and enjoy some good vibes from Victor M as he takes the stage solo with his guitar.

HERITAGE BISTRO

125, Jalan Gasing, PJ

The name may have changed but it still retains that distinctive feel and flavour with a load of bands jamming up a storm on stage. Take a break on Mondays with Haywire taking the stage for a party to kick off the week.

ONLINE

32, Jalan SS20/10,

Damansara Kim, PJ

Tel: 03-7728 0532

Online is one of those special places where your cares seem to just melt away when you take your first step inside. Now, Mondays are extra special with the talented Mizan serenading the crowd in his inimitable style.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

42, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

When you get that feeling that everything’s going right, it’s got to be about Karma with Mathan and Arab teaming up for a blast.

ROCK BOTTOM BANGSAR

3 & 5, Jalan Telawi 2,

Bangsar, KL

Rock Bottom has spread its wings and now serves up fun times in Bangsar as well. Monday nights are all about Eme and The Backbone.

SUTRAA

No 34, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

Tel: 019-690 3266

Plenty of action on stage with a selection of great vibes. Gerard Singh joins Colin Jansen and Vijay David on stage for some groovy guitar vibes.

WAIKIKI BAR

1, Lorong Sultan,

PJ Palms Sports Centre, PJ

This is one spot where there is more than enough on offer to have a good time. Waikiki is almost an institution and you’re sure to find what you like here.

WHERE ELSE SPORTS BAR

108, Ground Floor, Block B3,

Leisure Commerce Square,

Jalan PJS 8/9, Bandar Sunway

Tel: 03-7877 1888

More action from the stage in Bandar Sunway as Where Else gets the crowd going. Monday nights see Nicco & Fahmy on stage.

TUESDAY

3 MONKEYS

2, Jalan Kasuarina 3,

Bandar Botanic, Klang

Tel: 03-3318 2278

Hometown hero Gerard Singh showcases his talents in the heart of Bandar Botanic out in Klang.

BACKYARD

For a taste of something completely different, check out Arumugam goes to Alabama for a blast of fusion vibes.

HERITAGE BISTRO

Join the resident band for some great music, with a special focus on the 1970s to the 1990s.

ONLINE

Jason and Reuben are back in Online for more double acoustic fun on stage.

WEDNESDAY

BACKYARD

It’s November, which means that the Backyard pays tribute, once again, to the late great Jairus Anthony with the annual JAMFest. The action kicks off with the Jordan Rivers Band paying tribute to George Benson.

GRIDIRON SPORTS CAFE & LOUNGE

11 & 15, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, KL

It may be a sport-themed bar but that doesn’t mean Gridiron does not have any music for punters. Every Wednesday, Hydra goes wild on stage.

THURSDAY

9FIVEQ, 34, Jalan USJ9/5Q, Subang Jaya

More action for music fans in Subang Jaya with Mary Jackson and Charles Barnabas taking the stage and serenading the crowd with everything from evergreen oldies to more current hits.

BACKYARD

NRG gets its groove on and turn up the heat at Backyard on Thursday nights. If you haven’t checked out this showband, you’re in for a treat as they are one tight band.

HERITAGE BISTRO

It’s time for a little Havok as the five-piece outfit tries to live up to its name.

ONLINE

Tam the troubadour brings his guitar along as he gets the crowd singing along with his great vocals and harmonies.

WHERE ELSE SPORTS BAR

On Thursday nights, Awang BPR and Elia team up to serenade the crowd.

FRIDAY

AFTERWERK

It’s going to get Radioactive on Friday night as the band serves up everything from pop to those classic rock numbers.

ALEXIS

Lot 10 & 11, Great Eastern Mall, 303, Jalan Ampang, KL

Tel: 03-4260 2288

Next week, singer-songwriter Priscilla Xavier takes the stage.

BACKYARD

Friday nights are always good nights in the Backyard with the kings of the 1980s, the Union, taking the stage.

HEALY MAC’S 12 BAR

222, Jalan Ampang, KL

Tel: 03-4251 2700

Drop by for everything from great blues to classic rock.

ONLINE

Friday nights in Online are extra special as the Temple of Rock gets into gear with the sounds of the Blast Jamz, back after a month-long hiatus.

TOM, DICK & HARRY’S

R-13A, Jalan PJU 1A/7A,

Central Piazza Oasis,

Ara Damansara, PJ

Rockers Hydra are in the house to blow your socks off.

WAIKIKI

Bring on the voice with veteran rocker and crooner Bala on stage to show just why he’s lasted so long in the business of making music.

WHERE ELSE SPORTS BAR

On Friday nights,Alphonse Jerome, the man once known as the Carlose Santana of Malaysia takes the stage alongside Mathew Charles.

SATURDAY

AFTERWERK

After a long week, kick back and relax with the Karma Band taking you on a journey through sound.

ALEXIS

Tonight, Elvira Arul is in the house to take a trip down memory lane to the 1990s. Next week, Priscilla Xavier continues to thrill the crowd.

HANGOVER

Saturday nights are for mixing it up in the Hangover, with a selection of great local bands. Next week, The Big Band on stage.

HERITAGE BISTRO

After a great tribute to Elvis, it’s time to get back to regular programming in the heart of Petaling Jaya.

ONLINE

This week, the Temple of Rock gets back into the groove with Shahrin screaming from the stage.

MANDOLIN

Saturday nights belong to Karisma to rule the roost in Mandolin.

ROCK BOTTOM KITCHEN & BAR

The Sons of Adam bring some new rock flavours to the stage as well as a blues list that will blow you away.

WHERE ELSE SPORT BAR

Tonight, there’s something magical in the air as Where Else celebrates the music of Carlos Santana with the Santana of Malaysia, Alphonse Jerome. What’s even better is that Alphonse will be backed by a reunion of the legendary La Viva, with the original line-up coming back together, including Alphonse himself. Cover charge of RM25 applies (inclusive of first drink).

SUNDAY

BACKYARD

It’s a double-header with acoustic troubadours Albert Sirimal and Allan G. Murillon.

TAPS BEER BAR MONT KIARA

G1-1, 1 Mont Kiara Mall,

Mont Kiara, KL

Tel: 03-6206 5983

There is always something fun brewing over in Taps. And on some weekends, there is more fun with live music thrown in for kicks.