2023 Concerts In Malaysia Guide: Who’s Coming, Ticket Prices, & Where To Buy Them

Blackpink, Westlife, Mayday, Ne-Yo concerts in malaysia 2023

2022 was a great year for concerts in Malaysia, notwithstanding the challenges posed by the worldwide pandemic. Despite some hiccups—like the cancellation of the highly-anticipated Justin Bieber concert—we still had some great acts such as Billie Eilish, LANY, and JJ Lin dropping by and putting on great shows for local fans. But goodbye 2022 and hello 2023! We have some killer acts lined up to perform here and it is already shaping up to be a banger year for live concert entertainment! Here’s your guide to the biggest concerts coming to Malaysia in 2023. Check back often for updates!

Concerts In Malaysia 2023: January

1. Jay Chou Carnival World Tour Malaysia 

Jay Chou Carnival World Tour Malaysia concerts in malaysia 2023
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2023 couldn’t ask for a better start with the king of mandopop himself, Jay Chou, finally bringing his pandemic-delayed Carnival World Tour to Malaysia. Jay’s fans would know all about his concerts that deliver extravagant visual feasts and top showmanship. Besides crooning his all-time greats, fans can also look forward to him performing magic tricks!

When: 15 January

Where: National Stadium Bukit Jalil

Price: RM288 – RM938

Tickets: SOLD OUT

2. Ne-Yo Live In Malaysia

Ne-Yo Live In Malaysia concerts in malaysia 2023
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Who’s sick of hearing So Sick? Just kidding. Ne-Yo’s breakout hit had everyone crooning to it at one time and that was in 2006. How time flies! The Grammy-winning R&B star is set to make his Malaysian comeback 12 years after his 2010 concert at Sunway Lagoon (anyone still remembers that?). He will also be stopping by Indonesia and the Philippines on his Asia tour dates.

When: 21 January

Where: Plenary Hall, KLCC

Price: RM288 – RM988

Tickets: SOLD OUT  

Concerts In Malaysia 2023: February

3. Blue 20th Anniversary Heart & Soul Tour

Blue 20th Anniversary Heart & Soul Tour concerts in malaysia 2023
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All rise to Blue’s return to the stage! Yes, it has been 20 long years since the four-member British boyband debuted, blessing us with hits that include One Love, Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word, and Guilty. The group is still actively making music! In fact, their sixth and latest studio album, Heart & Soul was released in September 2022. Blue last performed in Malaysia in 2019.

When: 10 February

Where: Plenary Hall, KLCC

Price: RM188 – RM688

Tickets: hitmanlive.com 

4. Mayday Fly To 2023 World Tour

Mayday Fly To 2023 World Tour concerts in malaysia 2023
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Whenever Taiwanese evergreen megaband Mayday comes to town, their concerts are always packed to the roof! Returning to Malaysia after rocking Stadium Merdeka in 2017, Mayday’s legion of fans here will not want to give this concert a miss. After all, who knows how much longer will they go on with their musical career, considering it has been 24 years since their debut! 

When: 11 February

Where: National Stadium Bukit Jalil

Price: RM268 – RM888

Tickets: starplanet.com.my l bookmyshow.com

5. Mamamoo My Con World Tour

Mamamoo My Con World Tour concerts in malaysia 2023
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The popular four-member K-pop girl group will be touring Asian countries in early 2023, with Kuala Lumpur being one of their stops besides Singapore, Jakarta, and Manila. This will be their first-ever concert on our shores, so be sure to grab your chance to catch the girls known for their powerful vocals and infectious hits.

When: 11 February

Where: Malawati Indoor Stadium, Shah Alam

Price: RM298 – RM838

Tickets: excitix.com.my

6. Westlife The Wild Dreams Tour

Westlife The Wild Dreams Tour concerts in malaysia 2023
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Everyone’s favourite sing-a-long boyband will be live-serenading their Malaysian fans who never get tired of listening to their greatest hits. And adding to the good news, the Irish boys will be performing here over two nights! This is a can’t-miss concert if you want to get washed over with feel-good nostalgia. Better brush up on your Uptown Girl and If I Let You Go lyrics game!

When: 23 & 24 February

Where: Axiata Arena

Price: RM294 – RM884 

Tickets: excitix.com.my

Concerts In Malaysia 2023: March

7. OneRepublic Live In Concert

OneRepublic Live In Concert concerts in malaysia 2023
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OneRepublic last performed in Malaysia in 2018. And the six-member American pop rock band that most Malaysians first got to know through their hit single Apologize is back, bringing their latest tracks off their most recent album Human. Expect some old favourites too such as Counting Stars, Good Life, and Secrets!

When: 1 March

Where: Hall 5, KL Convention Centre

Price: RM388 (free standing)

Tickets: livenation.my l golive-asia.com

8. Blackpink Born Pink World Tour

Blackpink Born Pink World Tour
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A testament to Blackpink’s sheer popularity, the biggest Kpop concerts in Malaysia in 2023 has seen pre-sale tickets fully snapped out just days after they went on sale, despite the prices scaling an eye-watering RM1,888! The quartet will be bringing their bangers to our shores for the second time after slaying the local stage in 2019.

When: 4 March

Where: National Stadium Bukit Jalil

Price: RM388 – RM1888

Tickets: SOLD OUT

9. Sting: My Songs

Sting: My Songs
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Despite being 72 years of age, Sting is still making music and touring. The former The Police bassist is still actively releasing studio albums, with his latest being 2021’s The Bridge. With decades-long worth of singles, this will be a concert worth attending for those growing up listening to his music. Fun fact: Sting returns to Malaysia 18 years after last performing here in 2005!

When: 20 March

Where: Plenary Hall, KL Convention Centre

Price: RM398 – RM1,288

Tickets: livenation.my l golive-asia.com

*Upcoming concerts will be updated as and when they are announced.

Which Of These 2023 Concerts In Malaysia Are You Most Looking Forward To?

a night concert
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If that’s not an absolute fire of a roster, we don’t know what is! Safe to say, the Malaysian concert scene is back to its pre-pandemic days and we are all grateful for it. So, let your hair down, gear up in your best concert outfit, and go have the time of your life! It’s gonna be raining concerts in Malaysia throughout 2023!

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