Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift your skinny fists like antennas to heaven, because Canadian post-rock giants Godspeed You! Black Emperor are heading back to Hong Kong after their sold out show in 2013. They’ll be touring their 2015 album “Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress.” Yeah! Canada! Mar 11, 8-10:30pm. MacPherson Stadium, 38 Nelson St., Mong Kok, $470 from ticketflap.com.
Blackbird Blackbird and Chad Valley
Electro/chillwave/synthpop kids Blackbird Blackbird (pictured) and Chad Valley make a pit stop in Hong Kong on their co-headlining indie tour. How indie are they? So indie that the venue they’re playing hasn’t even officially opened yet. Mar 12, 9pm. Cafe Hillywood, LG/F, 152 Austin Rd., Jordan, $250-300 from ticketflap.com/ blackbirdchad; $350 at the door.
The first artist to sign to Ed Sheeran’s own label Gingerbread Man Records, Jamie Lawson is set to play the cozy KGV stage. The British singer-songwriter’s best known for his chart-topping, YouTube-famous single “Wasn’t Expecting That.”
Was anyone? Apr 29, 8pm. King George V School, 2 Tin Kwong Rd., Ho
Man Tin, $380-680 from ticketflap.com/ jamielawson.