Monday, November 16, 2009

R(O)A/W(R) @ Daikanyama, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

A photo heavy post on a new weekly acoustic sing along sessions by up and coming bands (Rock on!)....

Daikanyama is a fairly new addition (a few months old) in the bustling Changkat Bukit Bintang area (near Werner's):
Outside Daikanyama....

They have recently introduced a new weekly live band session called R(O)A/W(R) @ Daikanyama - showcasing new bands. That night, Goodbye 20th Century was playing a cool mix of their own songs and covers of popular 90's rock** songs:
(** Nice rock songs from Pearl Jam, The Police, Foo Fighters, etc. Not Mat Rock music! Haha....)
The band that night....

The interior is cool - modern but with pockets of soothing greenery:
Bamboo....

We had fun sipping on yummy Choya and fusion cocktails that night while listening to the music:
Smile, gorgeous!....

Hot stuff Ciki chatting with Spicy Andre....

All in all, a great night....
It was really nice just hanging out after work and listening to a mix of songs that you can sing along to, to wash away the office blues.... Admittedly, the band that night was still a little rough around the edges, but I think that added to the laid-back charm of that night.

Oh, here's the thing though: If you think you've got talent to share with the world, they are always looking for new acts to showcase - call Mr. Barricuda of Daikanyama to arrange an audition. :)
(You can contact Bari @ 012-2235680)


So, it's: Cool new restaurant/ bar, interesting cocktails, reasonable prices (considering the area), decent bands (no cover charge!) BUT nothing much to complain except it was strangely empty that night (although I have heard that it can get quite packed)....



Summary Information:
R(O)A/W(R) @ Daikanyama, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL
(Live bands every Wednesday, 9pm)

Opening Hours: Open 7 days a week (5.30pm till late, Sundays 2pm till late).
Phone: +60321410323
Address: 42 Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
Facebook Page: Click here

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More on this night:
- Cumi & Ciki

And if you feel like having a meal at Daikanyama, here's my food review for your reference:
- Daikanyama @ Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL


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6 comments:

babe_kl said...

please email me at babe_kl(at)yahoo.com, got something to mail u :D

thule a.k.a leo said...

love to watch live band performing but it seems impossible these days... hahaha!! u know why

J said...

to babe_kl:
Thanks babe *hugs*.

to thule a.k.a leo:
Ask Jenn for a one night "visa" lah! :) :) Or better still, get someone to baby sit so that you can both come out and let your hair down for a while...

550ml jar of faith @minchow said...

This RAW thing looks seriously cool! I love Daikanyama on Fri nites but it's got a few more stars in my books for allowing struggling bands to have a go at performing!

J said...

to 550ml jar of faith @minchow:
Yeah. It's cool right? :)

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