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Kuala lumpur music & nightlife- bars, pubs, clubs & gigs


Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia is nowadays a famous spot for travelers to explore. If you are planning a trip to Kuala Lumpur then get ready for a world of excitement, traditions, and different cultures.

Let it be India, China, Thailand and Indonesia, Malaysia is mix of all these cultures and Kuala Lumpur is the key of support. . Kuala Lumpur is also known as shopper’s paradise due to the famous malls and brands all over the place. It is also called food heaven due to different Malaysian cuisines offered there.

Apart from all these factors, any place always has two aspects for any traveler. First is to explore the common attractions and second is to enjoy the Nightlife.

Kuala Lumpur is the city with a style of nightlife. From bars, pubs, clubs, rooftop lounges, there is nothing one should not expect from the city. As the city lights up, the music and parties goes up too.



There are many areas in Kuala Lumpur which are filled with night hubs and are equally beautiful to experience at night. These streets after 9:00 pm is filled with people from all around the world and some of the best DJ’s make them move with different genre of vibrant music and fun.



Some of the best places as well as the spot you should visit are:

1. Changkat Bukit Bintang

The street of Changkat Bukit Bintang is heaven for most of the party animals. From two-storey restobars to loud nightclubs, it has all. This street is the perfect venue to enjoy the nightlife of Kuala Lumpur.

International DJs, bands, live performance, stand up comedies, gay friendly parties and so many other events are happening here which make the street happening itself.



Some of the best venues on the street are:

· Pisco Bar

The Pisco bar is one of the famous bars on Changkat Bukit Bintang. The ambiance it offers along with the Spanish and Peruvian cuisines attracts lot of international and local tourists. The drinks and cocktails offered are of certain standards and people prefer this place for social gathering and grouping.

Address: 29, Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Opening Hours: It’s open throughout the week except Monday. The opening hours are from 5:00 pm to 1:00 am and sometimes it stretches to 2:00 am or 3:00 am also.

Phone: +60 3-2142 2900



· No Black Tie

This place is the leading jazz bar due to its ambiance fulfilled by some of the best musicians performing live. This place is mostly for sophisticated crowd who enjoy the music like Brazilian beats to classic Chopin jazz style with a drink.

The aura of this place is different. The 1920 American styled walls are filled with photos of Jazz legends like Miles Davis and Billie Holiday. The menu of this place also offers delicious delicacies and the drinks and cocktails make the real mood.

Address: 17, Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours: It’s open throughout the week except Sunday. The opening time is from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am. Timings might differ on Mondays.

Phone: +60 3-2142 3737



· Havana Bar & Grill

The 1950 themed mansion with a Latin American ambiance is a popular night venue for most of the travelers. The Cuban style and taste of Havana gives this place all the credits required to snoop in the night community.

The two storey building is divided into three parts that are an open air pub, a cigar lounge and a restaurant which serves some of the best traditional cuisines.

There are also live salsa band and dance nights on certain occasions. Though DJ’s playing salsa music, disco tunes and the crowd dancing on it is quite usual. This a perfect place to spend a night with some style.

Address: Changkat Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours: It’s open throughout the week from 3:00 pm to 3:00 am. The timings may differ on Mondays and Saturdays.

Phone: +60 3-2142 7170



2. Jalan Bukit Bintang

This is another famous street of Kuala Lumpur to enjoy the nightlife and music. This endless street is full of lighten up buildings equipped with bars, Karaoke centers, rooftop clubs, sport bars, whisky gardens etc.

This street offers some of the best music genres on the street. Trance, Hip-Hop, techno, R&B, house, funk are some of the music genres you should expect from the street. These are performed by some of the best DJ’s in town. Live bands, dance, games, events are other things which makes this place happening in night.



Some of the best places as well as the spot you should visit are:

· La Boca Latin Bar

‘A little bit of South America in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’ is the tagline of this bar. The location and interior ambiance of this bar attracts a lot of tourists and locals too. The cuisines and drinks are the key of satisfaction.

Latin American music like salsa, samba and bachata are always playing and other factors like live DJ, Cuban bands, South American inspired bistro are the things which increase the beauty of this place.

Address: Lot C3. 10. 03, Level 3, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours: The bar is open from 9:00 am till 1:00 am. It may extend on few occasions.

Phone: +60 3-2148 9977



· Pulse Ultra Club

A bar cum lounge cum nightclub, with all in one venue concept, Pulse Ultra Club is the notorious club in case of partying. Late night parties, dance, music are common here.

There is a champagne lounge, a sight viewing balcony and other concepts which gather big and young crowds. Live DJ, band performance, cabaret and other events often are held here.

Address: 40 C, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours: It’s open from Tuesday to Sunday from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am.

Phone: +60 3-2117 4888



· Tom, Dick & Harry’s Live

If you really want to spend your night with a soothing music and dance then Tom, Dick and Harry’s Live is a place with a surreal sound system and live bands performing there.

The unfinished looks given to the inside, the place gets a cozy ambiance and the only thing that is changing is the performance and drinks. So just order a beer and some food and enjoy the acting performance or jazz music performance or acoustic nights.

Address: Pavilion KL, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours: The opening time is from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Phone: +60 3-7731 2265



3. KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre)

KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre) is the center and heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Famous for the highest twin towers in the world and other beautiful attraction, KLCC is the place where visitors can spend their nights under the night light of some of the beautiful skyscrapers in today’s world.

As it is the center of the city, hence there are skyscrapers everywhere and the best nightclubs, rooftop bard reside in there.



Some of the best places as well as the spot you should visit are:

· Zouk kuala Lumpur

Since 2004, Zouk has being a party icon in KLCC. It consists of 6 rooms which are Aristo & rooftop garden, Terrace bar, main room, Phuture, Barsonic, and Velvet underground. Some of the best international DJ’s have performed here like DJ Tiesto, David Morales etc.

It is also famous for the Retro Mambo Jambo on Wednesdays. All the 70s and 80s hit music are remixed with house or trance and performed by amazing DJs.

Address: 436, Jalan Tun Razak, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours: It’s open throughout the week from 5:00 pm to 3:00 am. The time may exceed or change on certain occasions.

Phone: +60 3-2110 3888



· Sky bar

This is a place to spend a night all wild with a view of the PETRONAS twin tower right in front of you. It’s located on the 33rd floor, hence gives the night lighted view of the KLCC and also the nearby attractions.

The inside of this nightclub is gyrating around a swimming pool with bar on one side and cabana on other side to have a great view with some great cocktails. Soft rock, modern pop, techno or jazz are some of the preferred music in this club.

Address: Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Stall 7, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Time: The opening time is from 10:00 am to 1:00 am and it may differ on several occasions.

Phone: +60 3-2332 9888



Who sleeps when on a trip? Nightlife is something most people don’t know about. Nightlife is for those travelers who want to take a sip of the drink with a view in front to mesmerize their brain and to have another dimension of travel experience.

Kuala Lumpur satisfies all other needs of a traveler as well as the needs of a night crawler. Nightclubs, bars, rooftop restaurants, lounges, beer gardens, this place has it all and also in its own style. One should for sure explore the night life in Kuala Lumpur.

Enjoy.

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