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13 Live Concerts In Malaysia To Look Out For In 2022 Before Tickets Run Out

Upcoming concerts in Malaysia in 2022

We’ve spent the pandemic jamming out to songs from Spotify in our rooms. So needless to say, many of us are more than excited to finally catch our favourite artists performing live again.

With an ever-growing string of international pop stars and local bands slated to blaze the stages of Malaysia, it seems like these artists are as excited as the fans are to connect through a night of music.

Here are 13 highly-anticipated live concerts coming to Malaysia in 2022 sorted by date, and how you can get your hands on tickets before they run out.

1. Boys Like Girls – 15th October 2022

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“We’d rather you cry at the concert than cry from it being sold out”. These guys said it first back in 2020 when tickets to their Asia and Australia tour dates were selling out quickly.

Relive the glory days of emo, punk rock music with Boys Like Girls at the Malaysia Rock On Festival 2022 – which was initially scheduled for July 2021. Set to take place in The Grand Hall at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus, the festival features a line-up of other performances by local acts such as Midnight Fusic and One Buck Short.

Admission: From RM149. Get your tickets here.
Venue: Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus, 1 Jalan Taylors Subang Jaya, Selangor 47500
Date: 15th October 2022
Time: 2pm-11pm

2. Lay Zhang – 15th October 2022

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Chinese superstar and former member of the K-pop boy band EXO, Lay Zhang, will be embarking on his second solo concert tour – Grandline II: Infinite Lands. And Malaysia will be the very first stop of his tour. 

While he’s previously performed in Malaysia as an EXO member, this concert will be his first-ever solo concert in the country – and a relatively intimate one with a seating capacity of 5,000. Do hurry and get your hands on a ticket to watch the Mandopop artist hit the stage and dance to hits like Honey, Lit, and his recent single Veil.

Admission: From RM388. Get your tickets here.
Venue: Arena Of Stars, Resorts World Genting, Genting Highlands, 69000 Bentong, Pahang
Date: 15th October 2022
Time: 8.30pm

3. Calum Scott – 27th October 2022

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Calum Scott, you are the reason our wallets will be empty but for you, we’re willing.

Earlier this year, the multiple-platinum record singer-songwriter excitedly announced his biggest Asia Tour to date, titled BRIDGES. With Kuala Lumpur being one of the stops among five other countries, this will be the second time the Dancing On My Own singer performs at the Plenary Hall.

Admission: From RM258. Get your tickets here.
Plenary Hall, 21, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL
Date: 27th October 2022
Time: 8.30pm

4. Russ – 3rd November 2022

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American rapper and songwriter Russ – short for Russell James Vitale – will be returning to Malaysia in November 2022 to blow fans away once again with his smooth bars and addictive beats.

He’ll be hitting the stage at Sunway Lagoon next month to perform hits like What They Want and Losin’ Control – so you’ll want to grab your tickets to his The Journey Is Everything world tour in Malaysia soon.

Admission: From RM195. Get your tickets here.
Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon, 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Date: 3rd November 2022
Time: 8pm

5. Lany – 6th November 2022

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A November to remember indeed. LANY – an American pop-rock duo – will be making their long-awaited return to Malaysia this November as part of their a november to remember tour.

Their Malaysia concert will be held at Axiata Arena, so get ready to sing your hearts out to a string of their hits such as Malibu Nights and Ilysb, as well as songs from their recently released album gg bb xx

Admission: From RM298. Get your tickets here.
Venue:  Axiata Arena, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 6th November 2022
Time: 8.30pm

6. Rock The World Festival – 12th November 2022

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While there are numerous global stars making their way to Malaysia, we’re equally thrilled to watch local acts perform live too. After a five year hiatus, Malaysia’s biggest local music festival – Rock The World – will make a comeback for its 20th anniversary.

The festival will take place at Bukit Jalil National Stadium’s parking area. Fans can jam to an amazing lineup of homegrown acts such as metal veterans Sil Khannaz, punk band No Good, and rap-rock group Pop Shuvit.

Pre-sale tickets were sold out within a few hours of release – but fret not, as there will be two more phases of presale tickets. You can look out for upcoming announcements of subsequent sale windows on the festival’s official Facebook account.

Admission: From RM58. Get your tickets here.
Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur
Date: 12th November 2022
Time: 8.30pm

7. Jack White – 16th November 2022

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Long-time fans of the legendary rock artist Jack White can rejoice. The musician will finally be dropping by Malaysia for the first time in his long career, with a concert set to take place at Zepp KL on 16th November 2022.

The founding member of The White Stripes, with multiple grammy awards under his belt, has Malaysia as the last stop to wrap up his Supply Chain Issues tour. So fans won’t want to miss out on the rare chance to catch this iconic artist live.

Admission: From RM228. Get your tickets here.
Venue: B2-01-02, Level B2, Zepp KL, Entertainment Hub, BBCC, 2, Jalan Hang Tuah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL
Date: 16th November 2022
Time: 8.30pm

8. Boy Pablo – 25th November 2022

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The young and talented Boy Pablo is slated to serenade Malaysians at Zepp KL on 25th November 2022, as part of his Asia tour. Expect the Chilean-Norwegian musician to croon tunes such as his famed hits Everytime and Dance, Baby!, as well as his latest track La Novela, for a night of good music and chill vibes. 

Admission: From RM175. Get your tickets here.
LG1 Floor, Zepp KL, BBCC Entertainment Hub, Bukit Bintang City Centre, Jalan Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 25th November 2022
Time: 8pm

9. Clinton Kane – 27th November 2022

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Mark your calendars – YouTube sensation Clinton Kane will be making Malaysians swoon with his silky voice and heart-rending songs on 27th November 2022. Recognised for hits such as I Guess I’m In Love and Chicken Tendies, the rising singer-songwriter will be performing at Zepp KL as part of the Asia leg of his MAYBE SOMEDAY IT’LL BE OK tour. 

Admission: From RM258. Get your tickets here.
Venue: Zepp KL, LG1 Floor, BBCC Entertainment Hub, Bukit Bintang City Centre, Jln Pudu, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 27th November 2022
Time: 8.30pm

10. Alec Benjamin – 30th November 2022

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Wrap up your November on a sweet note with singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin crooning to soulful ballads in Malaysia for the first time at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). Famed for his breakthrough single Let Me Down Slowly, the pop singer will be promoting his latest album (Un)commentary – while touching the hearts of people with his vulnerable and heartfelt melodies.

Admission: From RM205. Get your tickets here.
Venue: LIVE8, Hall 8 KL Convention Centre, 21, Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 30th November 2022
Time: 8.30pm

11. Epik High – 2nd December 2022

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December’s starting off with a bang, as Epik High will be gracing our shores. A pioneer in South Korean hip-hop – with notable artists like BTS and Seventeen naming them as an inspiration – the trio has spent two decades releasing soulful tunes with meaningful prose.

The group, comprising Tablo, Mithra Jin, and DJ Tukutz, will be bringing their Epik High Is Here: Asia Pacific Tour to our country on 2nd December 2022. So, mark your calendars and get ready for an epic show by this legendary trio.

Admission: From RM398. Get your tickets here
Zepp Kuala Lumpur
Date: 2nd December 2022
Time: 8pm

12. DPR – 10th December 2022 [Sold Out]

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Image credit: Zepp Kuala Lumpur

As part of the 2022 Regime World Tour, the DPR crew is returning to Malaysia to eagerly-waiting fans. The independent multi-genre music and video production label – which conjures the likes of Korean hip-hop artists such as DPR IAN, DPR LIVE, and DPR CREAM – will dominate the stage in Malaysia for a blazing show that will have you on your feet and dancing.

Admission: From RM200. Tickets are now sold out.
Venue: LIVE8, Hall 8 KL Convention Centre, 21, Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Date: 10th December 2022
Time: TBA

13. Jackson Wang – 17th December 2022 [Sold Out]

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Still suffering from post-concert depression after Jackson Wang’s performance at the Good Vibes Weekender? Fret not, as it seems the Chinese superstar cannot get enough of our mamak food, and hence is heading back to Malaysia very soon.

The member of K-pop group, GOT7, will be kick starting his very first solo world tour for his recent album Magic Man, and has included Malaysia in the lineup of cities he’ll be performing at – so Team Wang better be ready.

Admission: From RM388. Tickets are now sold out
Axiata Arena Bukit Jalil
Date: 17th December 2022
Time: TBA

Live concerts in Malaysia in 2022

Nothing is as electrifying as watching your favourite musicians performing their songs live. Now that the concert season is finally back in full swing, be sure to KIV this guide to upcoming concerts in Malaysia in 2022 so you don’t miss out on a ticket. 

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This article was updated on 3rd January 2023.

Cover image adapted from: Jackson Wang, BLACKPINK, Spotify & Westlife