January 2018: What's On In Kuala Lumpur
1/11 Wanna One's First Fan Meeting in Kuala Lumpur
January 19, 2018
After gathering so much publicity in a fierce, boy-group survival reality show, Produce 101 Season 2, Wanna One is heading to Malaysia for their first fan meeting Wanna Be Loved at Stadium Negara. Get your KPop game on and visit mymajorevents.com.my for more details.
2/11 5th Malaysian Jazz Piano Festival
January 19-21, 2018
Malaysian Jazz Piano Festival is back after its last performance in 2014 and this time it's all about back-to-basics with new waves of ideas and improvements through a series of clinics and forums for all jazz lovers out there. Check out klpac.com.my for more information.
3/11 Duet Concertino
January 20, 2018
Richard Strauss's Duet Concertino, inspired by Carl Nielsen's trip to Athens, tells a unique story of a bear falling in love with a princess. Visit mpo.com.my for more information.
4/11 The XX - I See You
January 25, 2018
In the latest XX's offering, I See You, reveal themselves exploring a more playful, eclectic and expansive musical direction, winning over charts with Hold On and Say Something Loving. The band is set to make history with their first show in Malaysia -- don't miss it!
January 25-28, 2018
The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat presents a dramatic exploration of what it’s like to live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. This 60-minute theatrical piece runs at 8.30pm on January 25 to 27 and at 3pm on January 28 at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac). Visit www.klpac.org for more information.
6/11 The Miraculous Mandarin
January 26-27, 2018
This French-Hungarian night is dedicated to those who perished in World War One. The night opens with Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin and continues with Poulec and Bartók at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas for this two-day performance.
7/11 Food for Good Market 3.0
January 26-27, 2018
The Food for Good Market is back this year at the Slate at the Row. Don’t miss this chance to feast on traditional homemade Malaysian dishes while raising money for various charity organisations. Come for the secondhand book swap and don’t forget to bring your own bag! Visit the Food for Good Market on Facebook for more details.
8/11 Jacky Cheung’s A Classic Tour
January 26-28, 2018
Legendary Hong Kong singer Jacky Cheung will be performing live in KL as part of his widely-anticipated Classic Tour 2018. Watch Jacky croon the crowd with his smooth vocals and awe-inspiring special effects on stage at the Axiata Arena at 8pm. Details on remaining tickets can be found here.
9/11 'The Invincible 2' Jay Chou Concert Tour 2018
January 27, 2018
Taiwan's superstar, Jay Chou and his team of talented musicians and dancers are slated for the Malaysian leg of 'The Invincible Jay Chou Concert Tour'. Tickets for the concert at Stadium Merdeka are all sold out.
10/11 Spring In The City CNY Pop-up Weekend
27-28 January, 2018
Happening at Sunway Velocity Mall’s Commune, this pop-up weekend is the place to get fashion apparel, artisan gifts, beauty products and snacks for CNY. Check out the latest merchandise from vendors like Unikan Design, LuiLui Shoes, Claire Organics and others. The CNY Market starts from 12pm onwards.
11/11 Mak Yong Titis Sakti
January 27 – February 4, 2018
If you love Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, come see it retold in the style of one of Malaysia’s oldest art forms: Mak Yong. Details on show dates and ticket prices can be found here.