All Confirmed Concerts and Live Shows in KL for 2022

Can’t wait to catch live concerts and shows in KL again in 2022?

Let’s face it, virtual events just aren’t the same as attending the real thing. Thankfully, with Malaysia transitioning into the endemic phase, live events and concerts in KL are returning in 2022.

Jhis includes Justin Bieber. Although the superstar may have broken the internet when his ‘Justice World Tour’ was resurrected for October 2022, he wouldn’t be the only artist performing in front of a live audience in KL this year. Many more will gradually arrive to entertain Malays who have been deprived of music.

Here is a guide to all concerts, comedy and other events in KL confirmed for 2022:

Keshi on December 3, 2022

Keshi is heading to Kuala Lumpur! Famous for his alternative R&B tunes, the 27-year-old singer will kick off his HELL/Heaven tour in Asia, starting in Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore before heading to KL. The remaining tour includes South Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan. He is widely known for his hits, “Like I Need U”, “Beside You” and “Right Here”. Priced at RM188, the concert will take place at LIVE 8, KL Convention Center on December 3, 2022, from 8:30 p.m.

Buy your pre-sale tickets for the fan club here while the Live Nation member presale begins on July 13, 2022. At the moment, the Keshi VIP experience upgrade is currently sold out. General tickets go on sale July 14, 2022.

Where: LIVE 8, KL Convention Center

Iliza Shlesinger’s “Back In Action” tour on December 5, 2022

Iliza Shlesinger on her latest special, ‘Unveiled’. Image credit: Netflix

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger is coming to town on December 5. After a long Covid-19 induced hiatus, the new mother returns to the stage with brand new material that will have you laughing and laughing in the crowd. If you don’t know this brilliant comedian yet, head over to Netflix and check out her stand-up comedy specials — all five. If that’s not enough, she also stars in her own sketch show (also on Netflix) and a movie she wrote from personal experience, Good on paper.

Tickets start at RM198, and you can book them here.

Jimmy O. Yang at the Plenary Hall on December 7, 2022

Jimmy O. Yang of ‘Crazy Rich Asian’ makes his way to town. Image credit: Jimmy O. Yang/Instagram

Just two days after Iliza Shlesinger, Hong Kong American comedian Jimmy O. Yang takes to the stage in the KLCC Plenary Hall to keep the joy going. The HBO star Silicon Valley and those of Netflix space force will make Kuala Lumpur his first leg of the Asian leg of his tour. If you’re looking for more content related to Jimmy O. Yang, check out his book “How To American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents.”

Tickets are on presale here right now, and the price starts at RM198.

Billie Eilish’s ‘Happier Than Ever’ The World Tour arrives in Malaysia on August 18, 2022

Billie Eilish serenading her crowd. Photo credit: Billie Eilish/Instagram

If you love the moody vibes of Billie Eilish music, then now is your chance to hear this singer serenade you live in KL. Due to perform in Malaysia on August 18, 2022, she is stopping in KL for the Asian leg of her “Happier Than Ever” world tour after performing in Manila and Seoul.

The American artist will perform at the national stadium of Bukit Jalil. Presale starts June 24, 2022 at 10 a.m. sharp, and you can get tickets on the Live Nation and GoLive ticketing app. Ticket prices start at RM308.

Boys Like Girls live in Malaysia on October 15, 2022

American rock band Boys Like Girls lends its edge to KL. Originally scheduled for July 2021, the Asia-Pacific leg of their world tour has been pushed back to October 2022. They are expected to appear in KL a week before Justin Bieber’s tropes. Although details including venue, tickets etc are scarce at the time of writing, they are expected to perform their 2006 self-titled album in full.

Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice World Tour’ on October 22, 2022

Infinitely postponed due to the global Covid outbreak and resulting complications on tour, “Justice World Tour” is finally back on the Beliebers map in Malaysia. Justin Bieber has been known for his successive chart-topping numbers since bursting onto the scene as a teenager with the infectious “Baby.”

His versatile talent has taken him from dance pop to ballads and even Christmas specials. The set list will include “Where Are U Now”, “What Do You Mean?”, among others.

If you claim a ticket, we wish you good luck. They are long since sold out. The concert takes place at the National Stadium.

At press time, Justin has postponed this tour until further notice.

“The Journey Is Everything” by Russ on November 3, 2022

Live concerts in KL continue through 2022 as American rapper Russ is sure to wow fans in Malaysia with his groovy beats and fast delivery. Supported by fellow rapper Bugus, Russ will take the stage at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon. Her previous appearance in Malaysia was at the Good Vibes Festival 2019 held in Genting Highlands.

The rapper’s hit singles include “What They Want”, “Losin’ Control” and “Best on Earth”. Tickets will go on sale on April 15, 2022, starting at RM155.

Get your tickets here.

“The Journey Is Everything” by LANY in November 2022

Are you excited for this comprehensive list? On May 25, 2022, the band took to social media to announce the Asian tour, which includes a stopover in Kuala Lumpur! Most recently, the band released their fourth album titled “gg bb xx” in September 2021. If you failed to catch them in KL in 2019 for their “Malibu Nights” tour, then this is your chance.

Dates, locations and ticketing details have yet to be announced.

Hero image credit: Justin Bieber/ @justinbieber/ Instagram; Featured image credit: LANY/Instagram

This article was first published on Lifestyle Asia Kuala Lumpur

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