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12 December, 2012

Dance Clubs in Kuala Lumpur

Dance Clubs in Kuala Lumpur is a list compiled for those seeking dance entertainment in the city that almost never sleeps. KL is well known for the nightlife and there are a few core areas catering to this section of tourism. Namely the Bukit Bintang or Golden Triangle area, you can find Changkat Bukit Bintang as one of the top places to experience the Kuala Lumpur nightlife with a massive selection of clubs, bars and restaurants in one street. Other places include around the greater Bukit Bintant area like at Japan P.Ramlee and also the Asian Heritage Row. Renown clubs are scattered around the city where you can either walk to them or take a taxi. 

Below are a number of clubs in Kuala Lumpur that are popular and offer great music and hours of partying. Most of the time there will be world renown DJs flown in for one night performances while usually it is the local in-house DJs that spin all kinds of genres of music.


Zouk Kuala Lumpur

One of the best clubs in KL, Zouk has been around for 12 years and is one of the preferred clubbing scenes in the city. With numerous acts brought in from around the world, this is part of the international DJ circuit with top dee jays performing here. Best days to visit Zouk KL are Thursdays till Saturdays. Prices are a little on the higher side but you can be assured of quality sound and world class DJs. Place can get crowded and offers four main rooms to cater to different genres of club music. Lines are common here on weekends at this unique shaped building located along Jalan Ampang which is just next to the Malaysian Tourism Center. 

Zouk KL is located at;
113 Jalan Ampang  
55000 Kuala Lumpur, 
Tel: 03-2171-1997    
Entrance Charge: Yes                                                 



Butter Factory KL

Well known in Singapore, the same name club has now landed in Kuala Lumpur. The Butter Factory KL aims to offer clubbers both popular and alternative culture, along with a variety of party music to boogie down to. Known for their quirky themed nights, the gimmick seems to attract many clubbers. Recently opened in November 2012, this is set to be one of the popular places to party in KL and in the golden triangle. Butterfactory KL is also located just behind Pavilion Shopping Mall.

The Butter Factory KL is located at:
#1 Jalan Kia Peng,
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel :  03 - 2141 9998
Fax : 03 - 2141 0998
Operating Hours : 10.00pm - 3.00am
Entrance Charge: Yes 



Neverland Kuala Lumpur

Also from Singapore, this newly minted club has taken over the space from the short-lived club Dragonfly. Neverland KL is one of those clubs that wants to project itself as the cool, swanky hot spot. Neverland is designed around a 3D Projection Mapping show involving DJs, live bands, artistes performances, emcees and choreographed dancers. However, you need to check before visiting if there is a live show, fashion show, special event or DJ performing before heading there. The club is also about 200 meters from Butterfactory KL.

Neverland KL is located at;
1 Jalan Kia Peng, 
50450 Kuala Lumpur 
Tel: 012-621 8311
Entrance Charge: Yes 



KL LIVE

KL Live is a 3,000 capacity outlet and has grown to become a popular spot for international DJ gigs and concerts, having hosted a string of great bands including Basement Jaxx, Stereophonics, Placebo, MGMT and more. This entertainment club is big enough to host mini concerts or live shows so you need to check if there is anything special going on that night. It is also located along the popular junction of Jalan P.Ramlee where the Beach Club KL is located. 

KL Live is located at;
First floor, Life Centre, 
20 Jalan Sultan Ismail
Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 2162 2570
Entrance Charge: Yes 



Beach Club

Beach Club in KL is one of the oldest and longest bar clubs to survive, this infamous place caters to mainly foreigners who love the bar-club-party style.  Having a not-too-good reputation, this place attracts mainly the single travelers and businessmen who are on short trips to KL. Not recommend for couples or younger adults, this place is more for the single traveler. Note that many of the female patrons here are non-Malaysians so take a hint. For tourism purposes, this place is worth a visit.

Beach Club KL is located at;
97 Jalan P.Ramlee (in front of Shangrila Hotel)
Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2166-9919
Entrance Charge: Yes  (Esp on weekends)


 
Vertigo Kuala Lumpur

One of the latest addition to the club scene in Kuala Lumpur, Vertigo KL is set to take clubbers to a new height, literally this club sits on top of the Gardens Mall in Mid Valley City. Opened in January 2012, this modern club emphasizes more on electronic dance music offering international and local DJs. Clubbers can expect techno, progressive and house music played here. For those without transport, the place is located about 10-15 minutes from KL city. Taxis are the only way here and back.

Vertigo KL is located at;
Rooftop, The Gardens, Mid Valley,
Lingkaran Syed Putra,
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 013-351-5359 
Time: 8pm - 3.30am
Entrance Charge: Yes
 
 
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Stage Club KL

Stage KL is located just across the famous Petronas Twin Towers in KL along Jalan Ampang in Avenue K. This club which launched on May 2012 has 2 levels with a VIP area located upstairs. Being a new player in the KL clubbing scene, they try to offer something different in the club's design namely in its lighting and audio technology. The VIP balcony is the best spot to see all of the action too. Keep in mind, this club caters to Asian artist and stars therefore if you love the local Asian music especially K-Pop, this is the place to be or be seen. Weekends, it tends to get crowded.
 
STAGE KL is located at;
Lot G022, G023 Avenue K, 
No.156, Jalan Ampang 
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 016 601 5830
Entrance Charge: Yes

Apart from clubbing in KL, you can also check out my 12 Free Things to do in Kuala Lumpur article if you want to further explore the city in the day without spending much. There are many other smaller clubs around KL and Petaling Jaya but they cater to a more smaller crowd which I am not including in this list. Overall, this caters to those seeking some serious parties in KL and I hope you enjoyed this list of where to find Dance Clubs in Kuala Lumpur.
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