Guy and Howard Lawrence, aka the brothers behind British house/electro duo Disclosure, are hitting up Hong Kong this summer for the first time ever. Twice nominated for a Grammy and loved for their pop collabs with stars like
The Weeknd, Lorde and Sam Smith, you can bet tickets will be selling like electro hotcakes.
Aug 12. Hall 10, AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, $580-880 from hkticketing.com.
Volar x Love & Beats Present Nakadia From humble beginnings in a rural village in Koh Samui to international DJ star, self-made Thai EDM princess Nakadia will be working the turntables with her deep house, tech house and techno sounds at Volar. May 27, 10pm. Volar, B/F, 38-44 D’Aguilar St., Central, $250 from ticketflap.com/nakadia, entry before 12:30am with two drinks, or one drink thereafter; $300 at the door before 12:30am, $350 thereafter, both with two drinks. Former artists-turned-DJ-trio Jake Carpenter, Louis Kha and Mikul Wing bring their signature dreamy house and visual art-influenced tunes to Studio. May 20, 11:30pm. Play, 1/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, free, reserve from autograph.pelago.events. Body & Soul in Hong Kong
Legendary 90s New York party Body & Soul comes to Tazmania Ballroom for one night only. Bringing a trifecta of disco/funk, dance and electro are
DJs Danny Krivits, Joe Claussell and co-founder François K himself. If you’re looking for that classic New York sound, don’t miss it. Jun 8, 10:30pm. Tazmania Ballroom, 1/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham St., Central, $300 at the door. DJ Jeffrey Sutorius from Dutch electronic trio Dash Berlin is indeed dashing, but he also boasts a pretty impressive CV of never dropping below the top 15 in DJ Mag’s global rankings for the past six years. A regular Ultra, Zoukout, Tomorrowland, Creamfields and EDC Las Vegas headlining act, Sutorious brings an electro/ house set to Zentral this month. May 26, 10pm. Zentral, 4-5/F, California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar St., Central, $388-688 from DashBerlinHK. eventbrite. com. VIP tickets include a glass of bubbly, priority entry and giveaways. K-pop gods Super Junior, all 57 of them
(kidding: there are only 13, but seven of them are currently serving in the army), head to Macau’s Studio City for a mini concert to meet the fans and to celebrate their 10-year career. For the superfans who care: Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Kangin, Ryeowook and Kyuhyun will be making appearances. All tickets are seated. Will you be able to stay in your seat? May 28, 8pm. Studio
City Event Center, Studio City Macau, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau, $580-1,580 from aegticketing. com, studiocity-macau.com or hkticketing.com. Indie rock fans are in luck, because the Grammy-nominated twin sisters are back in town! After a fantastic set at Clockenflap in 2013 and hot on the heels of their eighth album release in June, Canadian indie queens Tegan and Sara return to the city for a one-night-only concert at KITEC. Jul 28, 8pm. Rotunda 3, KITEC, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, $588 from hkticketing.com
(all standing). It’s rainy season, and our sister SAR is bringing in the stormy weather with the King of K-pop himself, Rain. Part of his first world tour in years, Rain will be slicking the Venetian stage for one night only with his famous dance skills, smooth pipes— and washboard abs—before heading off to Japan, Europe and the US. Jun 4, 8pm. CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao, $380-1,680 (VIP) from hkticketing. com. Add $108 for a round-trip Cotai Water Jet ferry ticket between Hong Kong and Macau.
The Bollands are back! The foot-stomping husband-and-wife indie folk duo were mainstays of the Hong Kong gig scene, but they returned to their Kiwi home a year ago. They’re coming back for a one-off gig together with local rockers Tango and Snatch, playing all-new material. If you missed them the last time they were in Hong Kong, don’t make the same mistake twice. Jun 25, 9pm. Hong Kong Brew House, G/F & Basement, 21 D’Aguilar St., Central, $100 at the door, includes one drink.
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Studio Presents: Autograf