Jazz Club In Kuala Lumpur

From the good folks of the Werner’s Group, this vintage glam-lounge features daily (Tuesday-Saturday) live music performances and ‘vinyl-only’ sessions. 

Home above Opium on Changkat Bukit Bintang, Forbidden City offers an aesthetically refined and exclusive ambience where guests can indulge in exquisite live performances. Soulful music elements with a distinct modern influence entice aural pleasures. This, together with our curated collection of craft cocktails satisfy many discerning palates and ears.

Named after the famous 1940s cabaret nightclub in San Francisco, Forbidden City brings the groove into KL’s city centre with its assortment of vinyl titles in tow. Audiophiles can expect records from the glorious eras of vintage and classics spanning across genres such as Jazz, Motown, Blues, Funk, Glam-rock, Post-modern and more. The lounge boasts a state-of-the-art sound system that deliver impressively rich yet neutral sonic performance, award-winning amplifiers, providing superb smoothness and power, and highly accurate speakers that brings out the best of vinyl. It provides a perfect space for music aficionados looking to immerse in live music experience.

This unashamedly upmarket venue is an oasis from the street below, fusing the warmth of timber and Asian inspired interior, to create a sense of seductive opulence. Forbidden City embodies the return of small, intimate entertainment venues. The elegant ambience and impeccable service match the surrounds of this premier establishment. 

Forbidden City – Live. Vinyl. Lounge