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7 Exciting live concerts in KL to look forward to in 2022

7 Exciting live concerts in KL to look forward to in 2022

Concert season has returned

Text: Phyll Wu

Image: Getty Images

Live concerts are coming back to KL in full swing and we can't wait—mark your calendars for these upcoming shows

After two years of staying confined in the safety of our homes amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, outdoor activities and gatherings are now back at full blast along with live concerts and we have never been more excited!

Following the lockdown restrictions, many shows were forced to be postponed or cancelled which left many fans waiting in anticipation for the next big announcement only to be let down with another cancellation. Music was strictly enjoyed at home through our handy devices and while it was fun, let’s be honest—it’s nowhere as exhilarating as live concerts.

Well, wait no longer because the good news is that our favourite artists are just as thrilled as we are to get back out into the world! From Justin Bieber’s Justice Tour to Undercurrent at REXKL, mark your calendars for these upcoming concerts because we guarantee that you will not want to miss out!

1. Justin Bieber: 'Justice World Tour'

When: 22 October 2022

Where: Bukit Jalil National Stadium

Price: Tickets start from RM288

After postponing The Changes Tour indefinitely due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Justin Bieber has finally announced The Justice World Tour much to the delight of Beliebers all around the globe. The tour totals up to 56 shows including eight new dates in Sydney, Amsterdam, London, and more. Bieber is set to perform in the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in October, marking his second visit to Malaysia since the My World Tour 11 years ago. Unfortunately, tickets have been long sold out so we wish you the best of luck in scoring a ticket! 

For more information, follow @justicetour on Instagram or visit the Justice Tour website here

2. Billie Eilish: ‘Happier Than Ever’ The World Tour

When: 18 August 2022

Where: National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur

Price: Tickets start from RM308

Sing (or cry) your heart out to ‘Happier Than Ever’ with Billie Eilish who is adding to the list big-name artists coming this year as early as August! The seven times Grammy winner added new dates to her highly anticipated ‘Happier Than Ever’ World Tour and will be making her way around Asia, including Singapore, Bangkok, Manila, Tokyo, and Seoul.

To purchase your ticket, visit the Live Nation website here.

3.  LANY: 'A November To Remember Tour'

When: 6 November 2022

Where: Axiata Arena, Bukit Jalil

Price: Tickets start from RM298

Also making a long-awaited return to Malaysia is American pop rock band, LANY, who will be back for their second visit this November at the Axiata Arena. Beloved by many Malaysians, the band is known for their big hits such as Malibu Nights and ILYSB with over 200 million streams respectively. This year, LANY will be returning for their A November To Remember Tour to promote their latest album, gg bb xx.

For more information, follow @thisislany on Instagram. To purchase your ticket, visit Live Nation or Go Live Asia.

4. Boy Pablo's Asia Tour 2022

When: 25 November 2022

Where: Zepp KL

Price: Tickets start from RM175

Indie kids, you’re in for a treat. Known for his hits Everytime and Dance, Baby!, Boy Pablo has announced a full Asia tour including shows in Osaka, Tokyo, Taipei, Manila, Singapore, Seoul, and of course, Kuala Lumpur, which will be held at Zepp KL in November. Get your tickets to experience his much-adored EP, Soy Pablo, along with his debut full-length record, Wachito Rico.

For more information, follow @soypablo777 on Instagram or visit the Boy Pablo website here.

5. Boys Like Girls’ Tour in Australia & Asia

When: 15 October 2022

Where: To be announced

Price: To be announced

If you’re looking for a nostalgic experience, American punk-rock band Boys Like Girls will be making their way to Southeast Asia this year and it is expected that they will be performing their iconic 2006 self-titled album in its entirety. After several reschedules due to the pandemic, the band is set to perform in Kuala Lumpur in October with details on the venue and tickets yet to be announced as of the time of writing.

For updates, follow @boyslikegirls on Instagram or visit their website here.

6. 'Undercurrent'

When: 9 July 2022

Where: REXKL

Price: RM55

While we’re all thrilled for big-name artists coming this year, let’s save some excitement for the local bands performing at Undercurrent this July. The lineup features four talented bands that are no strangers to many Malaysians—namely Midnight Fusic, Kyoto Protocol, The Peachskins, and Resort—who are set to perform at REXKL.

For more information, follow @undercurrent.my on Instagram or visit Ticket2U to purchase your ticket.

7. Russ: 'The Journey Is Everything World Tour'

When: 3 November 2022

Where: Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon

Price: RM195

Presented by Good Vibes, Russ is making a return to Malaysia once again since his last visit at the 2019 Good Vibes Festival in Genting Highlands. Recognised for his top hits What They Want, Losin’ Control, and Best on Earth, the American rapper is scheduled to hit the stage at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon this November.

For more information, visit the Good Vibes website or Pouch Nation to purchase your ticket.

Find more stories on past concerts here.