Smells like 90s
The Wanch’s 90s-themed party Smells like 90s returns with four SAR stalwarts—Shatalene, The Peel Collective, After-After-Party and Milk and Cookies (aka Shepherds The Weak)—covering their favorite 90s guilty pleasures. Free drinks to the one dressed in the best 90s outfit—so get those baggy cargos and jelly shoes out now. Jan 29, 9pm. The Wanch, 54 Jaffe Rd.,
Wan Chai, 2586-1621.
Picnic in the Park
Don’t let the name fool you: Picnic in the Park is more than just that. 26 live bands are rocking out at Siena Park in Discovery Bay. You’ll get great tunes with alfresco dining and of course a few drinks, all in a good cause: The bands are playing for the Hong Chi Children’s Home and the Hong Kong Student Aid Society. Jan 30, 10am. Siena Park, Discovery Bay, 2987-7382. picnicintheparkhk.com.
Caspian: Dust & Disquiet
The instrumental post-rock giants are coming to Hong Kong once again, this time supported by local bands Smoke In Half Note and shoegazers Thud. Feb 25, 8pm. Hidden Agenda, Unit 2A, Wing Fu Industrial Building, 15-17 Tai Yip St., Ngau Tau Kok. $220-260 from ticketflap.com, $300 at the door.
Cliché Records brings French record producer and multi-instrumentalist FKJ back to Hong Kong for the second time. Want a preview? Check out his latest video, “Casoy,” in which the dreadlocked musician grooves solo on no less than four instruments plus vocals. Feb 7, 8pm. Mahalo Tiki Lounge, 29/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen’s Rd. East, Wan Chai, 2488-8750. $150 from eventbrite.com,
$200 at the door.
Time to get your untz on. Fresh from his 2015 Grammy win, legendary DJ Tiësto returns to Macau to drop his big house beats. Feb 19, 11:30pm.
Club Cubic, 2/F, Hard Rock Hotel Macau, Estrada do Istmo,
(853) 6638-4999. $580-780 from ticket.cityofdreamsmacau.com,
$980 at the door.