Gigs in September: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Rizki Busine$$, The Music of Hans Zimmer and more
Buro Culture Guide
7 September (Fri), Soun(d)ance 16 @ RAW Art Space
This month's Sound(a)nce brings together musicians Chong Huey Ching (file box), Yong Yandsen (saxophone) and Loke Xiao Yun (vocals) with contemporary Wong Chi Ying, SueKi Yee, Wong En Li. Drop by to see the best of improv from both worlds.
Admission by suggested donation of RM20. Check out this Instagram post for more information.
8 September (Sat), Billie Blue & The Nowhere Man's Album Launch @ The Bee, Publika
Come celebrate with local psychedelic folk-rock band Billie Blue & The Nowhere Men as they launch their debut album, Find Gold, with a grooving party at The Bee. Margasatwa, Golden Mammoth and Twilight Action Girl will be performing too. Be there early and you just might get a free drink from Jameson Irish Whiskey—get on it!
There will be an entrance fee of RM20. For more information, visit the event page.
8 September (Sat), Crinkle Cut @ Bobo KL
Or if you prefer to chill to more toned down tunes, acoustic soul quartet Crinkle Cut will be right up your alley. Let them charm you with their beautiful harmonies and soulful arrangements.
There will be cover charge of RM60 (RM45 for Bobo diners). For more information and to book a spot, visit the event page.
13 September (Thurs), Lui Peng @ The Bee, Publika
Catch British-Chinese R&B pop artiste Lui Peng as he makes a pitstop in KL for this five-nation tour. If you're not familiar with his music just yet, check out his newest single 'No Rush' for a taste of what's to come. Expect an evening of groovy R&B because local acts Nadhira, Amanda Avyanna and Wanted Symphony will be taking the stage as well.
There will be an entrance fee of RM25. For more information, visit the event page.
13 & 14 September (Thurs & Fri), Leo Gandelman's Brazilian Fantasia @ No Black Tie
An iconic saxophonist in his homeland of Brazil whose success has transcended borders, Leo Gandelman has more than 800 recordings and 10 albums to his name. Revel in his sounds of Brazilian music meets jazz when he takes the stage at No Black Tie accompanied by Eduardo Farias on the piano later this month.
There will be admission fee of RM75. For more information, visit the event page.
15September (Sat), Rizki Busine$$ @ fono, The Zhongshan Building
Get ready for some rizki busine$$ with DJs Lionel Rizki, Afaro and Kuszanagi at the deck. Good vibes guaranteed.
Check out this Instagram post for more events happening at fono this month.
25 September (Tues), Originals Matters x Upfront: Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ The Bee, Publika
Shake off those midweek blues and get your second dose of live psychedelic rock for the month with Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Fresh off the release of their 4th album Sex & Food, they'll be stopping by KL as part of their world tour.
Pre-sale tickets are priced at RM189. For ticketing and more information, visit the website.
29 & 30 September (Sat & Sun), The Music of Hans Zimmer @ Dewan Filharmonik Petronas
Hear the soundtracks of silver screen classics come to life as the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra presents 'The Music of Hans Zimmer'. A rock star amongst film composers, Zimmer has composed music for over 150 films, including The Lion King, Inception, Interstellar, The Dark Knight, Madagascar, The Da Vinci Code, and the list goes on.
Only the suite seats are left. For ticketing and more information, visit the website.